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The fire brigade, Falck, the Danish Emergency Management Agency and many other services were busier yesterday than during the big storm of 28 October.
A passenger train suffered a derailment on the Svendborg line early this morning.
The storm has claimed the life of a 72-year-old woman from Lemvig who was a passenger in a van blown over near Holstebro.
It was with great sorrow that Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen received the news that former South African President Nelson Mandela had died.
As of today, Danish National Police is introducing the “narcometer” to its roadside toolkit in order to identify drivers with drugs in their blood.
Last night, DR weather forecaster Mikael Jarnvig warned of the approaching storm that would hit many parts of Denmark, particularly the west, today.
Ahead of today’s anticipated storm, which could include record winds, police urged the public to only call 112 or 114 in genuine emergencies.
The improved youth sanction, a penalty for young offenders, is resulting in fewer offenders committing further crimes involving grievous bodily harm.
“Dialogue police” wearing yellow vests would no longer be seen at football matches if members of the Vestegnen Police Association had their way.
In just three days, 240 people have signed up for the Red Cross in Denmark’s “Christmas Friends” project.
The Director General of the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) will leave his job at the end of the year, according to a press release.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt was grilled on social issues during Prime Minister’s Question Time on Tuesday.
The average Danish fifteen year-old is quite precisely average, according to the 2012 PISA results published today.
From next summer, young immigrants born and raised in Denmark may be entitled to automatic Danish citizenship.
In 2012 and 2013, two employees of the GGGI defrauded the organisation of DKK 190,000 in training fees.
A new study undertaken by the anti-corruption organisation Transparency International reveals far less corruption in Denmark than in other countries.
Drink drivers with a blood/alcohol level of 20 mg may soon have their vehicles confiscated on the spot.
An agreement between the Consumer Ombudsman and Finansiel Stabilitet will ensure compensation for thousands of former Roskilde bank shareholders.
Carl Christian Ebbesen of the Danish People’s Party looks set to take over as Mayor for Culture and Leisure in Copenhagen.
Tax relief expected in 2015 is to be moved forward to next year - but only those able to amend their own preliminary income assessments will benefit.
The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has lost patience with the management of the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) and is demanding change.
Danish Greenpeace activist Anne Mie Roer Jensen went on hunger strike when she was moved to a prison in the Russian town of Apatity in Murmansk.
The government is shutting the door on increased transparency in a large number of publicly owned companies.
A study by the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit has found that many young people who fail Danish and maths go on to complete a vocational programme.
Erik Jacobsen is standing down as director of the Royal Danish Theatre.
Minister for Development Cooperation, Rasmus Helveg Petersen is vacating his management position with the Global Green Growth Initiative (GGGI).
Under a new bill, the owner of a vehicle caught speeding on camera would be liable to pay the fine regardless of who was actually driving.
Danske Spil, the national lottery, is leading the way in advertising outlay, spending more than the largest telecommunications and airline companies.
Immigration rules will mean that researchers drawn from around the world to the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, will bypass Denmark.
The heating bills for Denmark’s 1.6 million district heating customers are set to go up in the New Year.
Denmark and Greenland yesterday submitted a formal claim to the UN for ownership of 62,000 square kilometres of seabed north-east of Greenland.
Danish prisons produce a surprisingly large proportion of Denmark’s organic milk.
Social workers employed in job centres are facing unmanageable caseloads, to the detriment of the most vulnerable recipients of cash benefits.
This year, the family support charity Mothers’ Aid expects to receive well over 6,000 applications for Christmas aid.
Police say the poetry reading by controversial poet Yahya Hassan went according to plan. One arrest was made in connection with the event.
The government has entered into a surprise agreement for 2014's Budget with the Liberals and Conservatives, giving the blue block the decisive vote.
If you believe your cervical cancer was not diagnosed in time because you were not given a screening, you should claim compensation.
Angry students blockaded the University of Copenhagen this morning to protest against new university reform.
Aroma enhancer in the traditional cinnamon swirl Danish pastry may be harmful to the liver according to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
The former Danish PM, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, could have handled the Mohammed cartoon crisis better, says former colleague Per Stig Møller.
None of the extreme right-wing candidates won seats in recent local elections - but the seven parties and independents won more votes than in 2009.
The Police Commissioner for Funen has defended the decision to move a controversial poet’s visit to a new location.
Areas with a higher proportion of immigrants, such as Gellerup, Tingbjerg and Horsens East, recorded a higher poll in this year’s local elections.
Following the new nuclear agreement, Iran may now once more be open for business for Danish companies.
In just a few years, Denmark could be facing such a shortage of skilled workers that companies may even be forced to abandon domestic production.
The number of Danes dying as a result of drug abuse is at a record low, according to the Danish Health and Medicines Authority’s annual drugs report.
Danish bakers may be forced to limit how much cinnamon they put in their cinnamon swirls.
Naser Khader, an expert on Syria, believes it is now easier for Danes to travel to Syria to fight in the civil war.
For the first time, there is specific evidence that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has engaged in illegal surveillance activities in Denmark.
Following Christian Friis Bach’s resignation, politicians from all parties are concerned about whether the civil service is doing its job properly.
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