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COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—According to a Science Nordic report, chicken and geese served as status symbols in Denmark during the Early and Late Roman Iron Age, ranging from the first through the fourth centuries A.D. Graves in Denmark from the period that contained hens also contained valuable ...
Ellenberg stated, “Last week, DHEC coordinated a sampling study on water from the four wells providing drinking water to the City of Denmark with a network of statewide partners including faculty and students of the University of South Carolina Chemistry Department and the Edisto Riverkeeper with ...

Consumers enrolled in Denmark's Dankort domestic payments scheme may sign up to make payments using only their finger in a pilot that the payments firm Nets is conducting in Copenhagen. Nets' innovation arm, Smart Payments, teamed with Fingopay and the Copenhagen Business School to enable ...
Rich in unexploited natural resources, Greenland gained autonomy from Denmark in 1979 and was granted self-rule in 2009, though Copenhagen retains control ... While Denmark's constitution recognises the island's right to decide on its own independence, if it became a sovereign nation it would lose the ...
She had heard about the eccentric inventor who is a minor celebrity in Denmark. His home-made sub and quest to build the first ever amateur rocket capable of taking him to space made him an attractive subject for a story. She had contacted him months earlier asking for an interview. On 10 August last ...
Denmark's ruling Liberal Party has come out against a ban on the circumcision of young boys, meaning the controversial citizen's proposal is unlikely to make it through parliament. "It has been ... The proposal was made by Lena Nyhus, chairwoman of Intact Denmark, an anti-circumcision pressure group.

NTV's news anchor says in the report that “anti-Russian hysteria [in Denmark] has reached such a high level that Danish authorities have decided to build a tower to spy on Russia.” The Russian media also states, according to Radio24syv's report of the issue, that Bornholm's streets are deserted because ...
The German submarine, the U-3523, was sunk by a British B24 Liberator bomber airplane on May 6th, 1945 – the day after Allied forces liberated Denmark from occupation by Nazi Germany. “This was a very special U-boat. It was the most modern submarine the Germans built during the [Second World] ...
But demand for Danish organic produce is not restricted to Denmark. “With regard to export, we are seeing places where the middle class is growing and demand becoming larger. We see it particularly in China,” the minister said. State-funded support for conversion to organic farming is necessary due to ...
Siemens has signed an agreement with Denmark's largest public transportation operator, Movia, for the delivery of fast-charging stations with pantograph for electric buses. 45 communities stand to benefit from the contract and is one of Siemens biggest eBus orders ever. The Danish transportation authority ...
Denmark has applied for the art of hygge - its own brand of everyday happiness - to be inscribed on the Unesco list of “intangible cultural heritage”, protecting it for generations as an essential and historic part of global society. The wellness trend - pronounced 'hoo-gah' - made waves in 2015, broadly ...
A person is considered to have Danish heritage if she or he has at least one parent who is a Danish citizen and was born in Denmark. People defined as 'immigrants' and 'descendants' do not fulfil those criteria. The difference between the two is that an 'immigrant' was born outside of Denmark, while a ...
Police say a driver was lucky to avoid more serious injuries after crashing his car in Denmark on Sunday night. Great Southern police remained hopeful of getting through the Easter long weekend period without a death on the region's roads as the double demerits period concluded yesterday.
A 314-kilogram heavy observatory launched to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center is a culmination of almost 20 years of work by a Danish research team that cost close to $50 million. The project is expected to shed light on climate change and propel Denmark to a top slot in ...
But the future of the personal numbers, which are assigned to everyone registered as living in Denmark, may be more far-reaching than during their first half-century, according to an analyst. “I think that, in the future, we will see an extra register that also contains people's identity on digital media, and that it ...
In Denmark, where most of the public statues represent white men, two artists on Saturday unveiled the striking statue that portrays a 19th-century rebel queen who led a fiery revolt against Danish colonial rule in the Caribbean. It's being billed as Denmark's first public monument to a Black woman.
Euroscepticism has fast lost support in Denmark as the consequences of Britain's vote for Brexit become clearer, new polling suggest. Denmark joined the EU in the same year as the UK and has long been seen as one of the more eurosceptic or anti-EU countries along with its British neighbours over the ...

Pope Francis, Uzbekistan, Denmark: Your Monday Briefing. By DAN ... Signs of an assassin in Britain, a thaw in Uzbekistan and a rebel queen in Denmark. Here's the ... In Denmark, where most public statues represent white men, two artists unveiled the country's first public monument to a black woman.
In Denmark, where most of the public statues represent white men, two artists on Saturday unveiled the striking statue in tribute to a 19th-century rebel queen who had led a fiery revolt against Danish colonial rule in the Caribbean. They said it was Denmark's first public monument to a black woman.
Denmark is to expel two Russian envoys as part of sanctions in response to the alleged Russian nerve gas attack on a former spy in the United Kingdom. The measure is coordinated with a number of EU countries, including Germany and France, who also announced similar measures on Monday.
Sun, sleet and showers are forecast for the beginning of the week before a dip in temperatures on Thursday and Friday, says the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI). “We will start this morning with some mist and cloud and a little sun during the course of the day. But we will also see some showers,” DMI ...
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's central bank may be forced into the rare position of raising interest rates independently of any rate move by the ... the ECB gives room to start turning around the very negative interest rates we have in Denmark," Handelsbanken chief economist Jes Asmussen said.
Khankan is known in Denmark both for her role in founding the women's mosque and as a leader of Exitcirklen, a support organisation for women who are victims of domestic violence and social and religious control. She told DR that Macron was making “an important political statement” by initiating ...
BRUSSELS/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark is under pressure to rule on whether a new Russian pipeline supplying gas to Germany can be built near ... Denmark does not want to act alone in resolving one of the biggest foreign policy quandaries that the small European Union nation has faced since ...
Denmark Tech, a two-year college, might be the state's first casualty in an impending crisis in higher education as fewer students pursue college degrees. Blame exploding tuition costs, an improving economy, lower birth rates and growing skepticism about the value of a college education, especially if it's ...
David S. Miller, spokesperson with Democrats Abroad Denmark and one of the organisers of the demonstration, told The Local there was demand for a rally in distant Denmark in support of the Washington, D.C. action. “There are demonstrations going on around the world, there are a lot of American ...
An outbreak of the disease in Denmark would shut down all exports to non-EU countries for a period of time, while only exports from the affected area in Denmark would be blocked from being exported to other EU member states, the government said. The disease exists in Poland, the Czech republic, ...
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Boeing lost a lawsuit against Denmark on Friday which related to the Danish government's decision to buy Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II combat jets in preference to Boeing's F/A 18 Super Hornets. Boeing had taken Denmark to court over a lack of access to documents ...
It shows that Denmark is amongst the countries that falls victim to the fewest cyber attacks. But despite the positive outlook of the report from a Danish point of view, consumers, businesses and public institutions in the Scandinavian country must continue to focus heavily on cyber security, given the country's ...
While foodies flock to Copenhagen for the highly anticipated opening of Rene Redzepi's new Noma, many of them might not have considered that the long, sunny Danish days don't sink in until June. However, what Denmark lacks in light and warm temperatures, it more than makes up for with hygge and ...
Denmark is leading a group of 13 EU states calling for a revision to a directive on reporting of ship data. Owners' association Danish Shipping said it imposes "huge administrative burdens" on shipping. The directive introduced National Maritime Single Windows as a way to harmonise reporting obligations ...
The Californian mansion belonging to Carla Sands, the U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, listed Wednesday for $37 million. Ms. Sands, 57, and her late husband Fred Sands, a Los Angeles real estate mogul, purchased the property on Bel Air's tony Moraga Drive in 1999 through a trust, records with ...
Helle Jacobsen, coordinator for gender issues with Amnesty International Denmark, said it is difficult to achieve results through reporting online threats or harassment. "Online abuse is serious and it is important that [reports] are reacted to," Jacobsen said to Ritzau. "Specific resources should be set aside by ...
After countless years of research and having had much success in over 70,000 people in Denmark for over 20 years, Harklinikken is available stateside, and is quietly making waves. I signed up because 1) the process is really easy; 2) consultation is via Skype or FaceTime, which is free; and 3) you apply ...
Denmark and Sweden are both small countries, and Wall and Madsen were well known. By the time of her death, at thirty, Wall had published in the Times, the Guardian, the Independent and The Atlantic. Her parents are Swedish journalists. Madsen's tireless promotion of his crowdfunded submarine and ...
The shipping branch of the Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says four people are missing after "a serious fire" erupted on one of its cargo ships off the coast of Oman. Maersk Line says the fire broke out on Tuesday on Maersk Honam and firefighter efforts were "unsuccessful," after which ...
"By taking part in sport in and outside of associations, bonds can be formed across social and cultural divides, and that can improve the forces of cohesion in Denmark," Bock added. Minister for employment Troels Lund Poulsen said via the joint press statement that an active lifestyle could "help to prevent ...
While Sweden seemed immediately besieged by grief at the loss of one of its own, Denmark seemed caught in shock and disbelief. To them, Peter Madsen, or "Rocket-Madsen," was a well-documented character, portrayed in books, articles, documentary films, even on Danish children's programs, as an ...
Greenland is a self-ruling country within the Kingdom of Denmark and has a population of about 56,000 people. Aside from its defence and security, the island gained self-government in 2009, after 76 per cent of voters voted in favour of self-rule in a referendum. Since then, most politicians have aimed for ...
As the world's single women come to terms with a married Prince Harry, the good news is there is now a new royal bachelor to swoon over. And, in addition to being a prince of Denmark, Prince Nikolai also happens to be a very good-looking newly-signed model. The 18-year-old son of Prince Joachim and ...
Leth Agencies ltd. is looking for the right profile to operate our agency services. You will work from our office, located in the heart of The Blue Denmark in Amaliegade 33, Copenhagen. Who are you? You are an efficient, meticulous and humorous person who enjoys working in an international shipping ...
But the upswing is entirely dependent on whether companies are able to obtain labour, says CEO of the Confederation of Danish Industry (Dansk industri, DI) Karsten Dybvad in light of the DI forecast. The Danish economy is doing exceptionally well, but Denmark is also in dire need of hands and heads, ...
Danish police say that an 84-year-old woman with dementia has become the second person to die in Denmark because of the cold weather. Police say she left her home Wednesday evening and was found Thursday in a park in Roskilde, west of Copenhagen. The woman wasn't identified in line with ...
This past London Fashion Week, Prince Nikolai of Denmark made his modeling debut on the runway for Burberry, where he sported two plaid-heavy looks. It didn't take long after that for news to emerge that the 18-year-old heartthrob has signed with Denmark's Scoops Models agency. Prince Nikolai's first ...
When Eigil Rosegar Poulsen first heard about the controversy over the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination in Denmark, he became quite upset. Still, the debate sparked a desire to share his story. In 2010 Eigil lost his wife, Trine, to cervical cancer—a disease caused by the HPV virus—leaving him to raise their three ...
The Danish government plans to double the penalties for crimes committed in deprived "ghetto" areas, where immigrant numbers are above-average. It is part of a drive to have "no more ghettos by 2030", Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said. The government lists 22 areas as "ghettos", where more ...
Denmark is committed to being a leader and piloting innovative frameworks and policies co-designed at the centre. We look forward to a strong collaboration and sharing findings throughout our network,” said Murat Sonmez, the head of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
A new report from the European Commission puts Denmark high up the list when it comes to road safety in the EU. The report looked at road deaths for 2017 throughout the EU, and when it comes to the fewest number of fatal road accidents, Sweden came top with 25 deaths per million inhabitants, followed ...
Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of the massive US tech firm Amazon, has set up shop in Denmark by opening a new office in Copenhagen. The company, which delivers on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, will be based out of the Codan building ...
“Denmark wants the closest-possible bonds with the EU and the UK, but it must be based on the correct balance between rights and duties,” said Rasmussen. “The UK's farewell to the EU is a reality and we must now focus on minimising the damage incurred by the divorce. So I'm pleased about the results ...


 

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