- November 13, 2013
Many tons of antibiotics are administered every year to chickens and pigs in Europe, a trend that encourages the rise of drug-resistant microbes. But Denmark has shown how farmers can be made to abandon this policy of dangerous over-medication. more... [ Comment ]
- October 17, 2013
Denmark was the only European country to save almost all of its Jewish residents from the Holocaust. After being tipped off about imminent roundups by prominent Nazis, resisters evacuated the country's 7,000 Jews to Sweden by boat. A new book examines this historical anomaly. more... [ Comment ]
- August 08, 2013
More bicycles were supposed to make Europe's cities more livable. Instead, the popularity of two-wheeled travel is causing problems in some cities in Holland and Denmark, where traffic jams and parking shortages are common. Still, planners remain optimistic. more... [ Comment ]
- April 23, 2013
High value-added taxes and easy border access have long drawn Danisháconsumers to German grocery stores. Now, the government in Copenhagen hopes thatárepealing a tax on soft drinks and beer will reduce cross-border shopping and boost the domestic economy. more...
- August 24, 2012
Hailed as a "miracle of modern politics," Denmark consistently earns top marks for its efficient governance, innovation and transparency. Nowhere is this more apparent than with its successful embrace of wind power, making it a role model for the world. more... [ Comment ]
- February 24, 2012
Many people with Asperger's syndrome have difficulties in the job market and workplace, but they also have special abilities that many employers crave. A Danish company has found a way to bring the two together and is exporting its successful job-placement concept to other countries. more...
- December 29, 2011
Denmark plans to build a 20-kilometer tunnel under the Baltic Sea to Germany in what would be the largest infrastructure project in Europe and one of the world's longest undersea tunnels. Most Danes support the project, but resistance is growing on the German side. more... [ Comment ]
- December 28, 2011
The debut of a tiny polar bear being hand-reared by zookeepers in Denmark has become a holiday Internet sensation this week. While the newborn cub's story is similar to that of Berlin's recently deceasedástar bear Knut, his handlers say Siku will be "completely different." more...
- September 21, 2011
Which major global city is the most bike-friendly? A group from Copenhagen has created a list of the top 20 across the world. While there may be few shocks in the names at the top, there is one surprise -- Tokyo is above Berlin. more... [ Comment ]
- September 16, 2011
Danes awoke to a change of power on Friday after election results showed a narrowálossáfor the long-ruling center-right government. The country's new center-left leader will be the first woman prime minister ináDanisháhistory, but Helle Thorning-Schmidt faces difficult coalition talks ahead. more... [ Comment ]