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# Denmark

This year
Lego ditches plan to make bricks out of recycled bottles as it 'wouldn't reduce emissions'
Lego hoped recycled plastic could replace crude oil-based acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
RAF scramble jets to intercept two Russian bombers flying north of Scotland
Russia earlier said it had dispatched a fighter jet to “prevent a violation” of its border by a Norwegian military patrol aircraft over the Barents Sea.
Denmark considers ban on burning of Koran and other religious texts in front of embassies
The country’s foreign minister said the burning of holy scriptures “only serves the purpose of creating division in a world that needs unity”.
FactCheck: Does Ireland collect more corporate tax per person than almost any other EU country?
Ireland collects much of its taxes from companies, but how much compared to the rest of the EU?
Ireland should follow Denmark and require vacant properties to be rented out, Varadkar advised
The NESC report suggests an NCT-style system could be set up for rental properties to ensure minimum standards.
Three EU members to provide Ukraine with 100 refurbished battle tanks
Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands are shipping the tanks to help Ukraine “withstand Russian aggression”.
Last year
Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win
The brilliant Mbappe scored both goals as France beat Denmark to qualify for the last-16.
Mbappe’s double downs Denmark as France reach World Cup knockout stage
Mbappe and Pele are the only players to score seven or more World Cup goals before turning 25.
Spirited Tunisia hold Denmark to scoreless draw
Danish talisman Christian Eriksen was shackled by a well-organised defence.
Group D Preview: France have huge talent but some problems, Denmark assume role as Dark Horses
In the latest of our series, we look at Group D: France, Denmark, Australia, and Tunisia.
Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea
The Swedish coast guard could not immediately say why the latest leak only appeared days after the initial breaches.
Denmark to allow mink breeding to resume next year
The country banned mink farming in November 2020 to contain a mutated version of the coronavirus that could spread to people.
Down and Wicklow golfers make bright starts in Denmark on DP World Tour
Jonathan Caldwell and Paul Dunne had strong opening rounds.
EU plans 'emergency intervention' to halt energy price rise
The EU Commission president said €300 billion would be invested to accelerate the transition towards sustainable energy sources.
Germany make statement with big win over Denmark in Euro 2022 opener
Lina Magull, Lea Schuller, Lena Lattwein and Alexandra Popp got the goals.
Copenhagen holds memorial for shopping centre shooting victims
Three people were killed in the shooting on Sunday.
Copenhagen shooting suspect remanded in custody for 24 days
The 22-year-old gunman was indicted for murder today.
'Several dead' in Copenhagen mall shooting: police
The shooting occurred at a shopping mall in the city.
Danish police raid hotel of Tour de France team Bahrain-Victorious
The police reportedly found nothing suspicious in their two-hour search.
Ex-Milan and Newcastle striker named as Blackburn's new manager
The Championship club have handed Jon Dahl Tomasson a three-year deal to replace Tony Mowbray.
Leeds sign Denmark defender from RB Salzburg
The 24-year-old has agreed a five-year deal at Elland Road.
Denmark votes overwhelmingly to join EU common defence policy
The Danish Prime Minister said the vote was an important to signal to Europe, Nato and Russia.
Danish Prime Minister says sorry to six Greenlandic Inuits forcibly moved to Denmark in 1951
In the summer of 1951, 22 Inuit children between the ages of five and eight were sent to Denmark, which was Greenland’s colonial power.
Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid restrictions despite record case numbers
The country’s health authority “recommends” that those who test positive for the virus should isolate for four days.
'Stealth Omicron' spreads more than original strain, Danish study finds
Sub-variant BA.2 – also called “stealth Omicron” – was detected earlier this year.
Body found in search for missing Irish man in Denmark
The Dunboyne native was working as a chef in Aarhus.
Danish police continue search for missing Irish man Peter Burns
The Danish Police and the group Missing People Denmark are still searching for Peter Burns, who has been missing since the 5th of December.
'My goal is to play in the World Cup. My heart is not an obstacle' - Eriksen
The Denmark star wants to play for his country again after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Euros.
All time
Parts of Greenland see temperatures reach 28 degrees Celsius above seasonal average
The region’s capital Nuuk saw temperatures reach 13 degrees Celsius on Monday.
Two missing after freight ships collide off Sweden
One of the vessels capsized.
Danish PM grilled by commission over illegal mink cull due to Covid-19 variant concerns
Denmark killed up to 17 million minks during the cull in 2020, a decision which saw the agriculture minister resign
Denmark's Eriksen back in training after Euro heart-attack
Eriksen’s plight shook the football world in June.
Snowstorm in Denmark strands customers overnight in Ikea
The store manager said they spent the evening watching television and eating.
Scotland beat Denmark to improve hopes of qualifying for World Cup
Steve Clarke’s side will be seeded and at home for the first play-off game next March
Tape of 1970 John Lennon interview with four Danish teenagers sold at auction for €49,000
The 33-minute audio recording includes an interview with Lennon and Yoko Ono and two songs.
Denmark lifts the last of its Covid restrictions
50,000 people will attend a concert in Copenhagen tomorrow.
Scotland’s World Cup hopes dented as Denmark ease to win in Copenhagen
Steve Clarke’s side were two down in 15 minutes through goals from Daniel Wass and Joakim Maehle.
Researchers discover world's 'northernmost' island
The island is some 700 kilometres south of the North Pole.
Denmark to lift all Covid restrictions by 10 September due to broad vaccination coverage
Officials say the virus no longer poses “a threat to society” due to high vaccination rates.
'Has it ever come home?' - Denmark's Schmeichel takes cheeky swipe at England
Gareth Southgate is urging the Three Lions to seize their chance to make Euro history.