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Denmark under pressure to drop plans to work with Israel on vaccines

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Political allies say surplus doses should be shared with PalestiniansDenmark’s prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, is under pressure to drop plans to work with Israel on vaccines, as political allies demanded that surp...

Denmark pauses AstraZeneca vaccines to investigate blood clot reports

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Denmark’s national health agency has said it is temporarily suspending inoculations with the AstraZeneca vaccine after blood clots formed in several people who had the jab, one of whom has reportedly died. The agency ...

Denmark pauses use of AstraZeneca vaccine to investigate blood clot reports

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Norway and Iceland follow with temporary suspension while Italy pauses use of one batchDenmark, Norway and Iceland have said they are temporarily suspending inoculations with the AstraZeneca vaccine as a precautionary...

Denmark plans to limit ‘non-western’ residents in disadvantaged areas

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Denmark has announced plans to crack down further on disadvantaged neighbourhoods by reducing the number of “non-western” residents, scrapping the controversial term “ghetto” in its proposed legislation. In the bill –...

Denmark revokes Syrian refugee permits under new policy

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Denmark has become the first European nation to revoke the residency permits of Syrian refugees, insisting that some parts of the war-torn country are safe to return to. At least 189 Syrians have had applications for ...

Denmark strips Syrian refugees of residency permits and says it is safe to go home

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Denmark has become the first European nation to revoke the residency permits of Syrian refugees, insisting that some parts of the war-torn country are safe to return to. At least 189 Syrians have had applications for ...

Denmark to drop AstraZeneca jab from Covid programme

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Denmark will no longer offer the AstraZeneca vaccine as part of its immunisation programme, becoming the first country to drop the vaccine over suspected rare but serious side-effects. The move comes in spite of stron...

By demonising asylum seekers, Denmark reflects a panic in social democracy

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What do you call a government so hostile to refugees that it wants to send them back to a country that tortures and “disappears” its critics on a mass scale? Reactionary? Monstrous? In Denmark, they call it social dem...

‘Stark contrast’: how Covid pass is helping Denmark open up

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Outside Forum, a concert venue turned coronavirus test centre in Copenhagen’s university district, the queue was starting to build up ahead of a sunny Labour Day weekend. As he waited, Casper Beckers, 25, was monitori...

Denmark helped US spy on Angela Merkel and European allies – report

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Reports that Denmark’s military intelligence agency helped the US to spy on leading European politicians, including the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, have sparked concern – and demands for an explanation – in EU c...

Denmark passes law to let it relocate asylum seekers outside Europe

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Denmark’s parliament has passed a law that will enabe the country to relocate asylum seekers to countries outside Europe, in defiance of calls from the UN and NGOs to abandon the plan for fear it will erode refugees’ ...

Denmark faces legal action over attempts to return Syrian refugees

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Denmark’s attempt to return hundreds of Syrians to Damascus after deeming the city safe will “set a dangerous precedent” for other countries to do the same, say lawyers who are preparing to take the Danish government ...

GB’s Walls and Hayter take Olympic silver behind Denmark in men’s madison

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Matt Walls and Ethan Hayter took Olympic men’s madison silver for Great Britain as the world champions, Lasse Norman Hansen and Michael Morkov, claimed gold for Denmark. Britain and France – represented by Benjamin Th...

Denmark lifts all Covid restrictions as vaccinations top 80%

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Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled it to become one of the first EU countries to lift all domestic restrictions, after 548 days with curbs in place to limit the spread of Covid-19, The return to normality has...

Denmark accuses UK of breaking Brexit fishing deal over trawling ban

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Denmark has accused the UK of breaching the post-Brexit fisheries deal over plans to ban destructive bottom trawling in a North Sea conservation zone. The UK announced in February that it wanted to ban bottom trawling...

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