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Denmark to rent 300 prison cells in Kosovo to ease overcrowding

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Denmark plans to rent 300 prison cells in Kosovo for inmates due to be deported at the end of their sentences, the Danish government announced. The project, which seeks to ease prison overcrowding, will also expand De...

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...

Denmark considers ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after 2010

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Denmark has unveiled plans to ensure that future generations are tobacco-free, and is considering banning the sale of cigarettes and other nicotine products to anyone born after 2010. “Our hope is that all people born...

If you think Denmark is all Borgen and social equality, take a look at its awful ‘ghetto’ law

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We make a habit of idealising Scandinavia. Living in Britain, a country of damp sandwiches, dilapidated housing and extortionate gas bills, makes it easy to fantasise about places like Denmark, with its generous welfa...

Hard cheese: EU court scolds Denmark over feta labels in win for Greece

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Greece has scored a win in its long fight to protect its right to the term “feta” after Europe’s top court reprimanded Denmark for not blocking local companies from using the name for sales outside the European Union....

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 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 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...

Covid live news: Denmark lifts all restrictions despite record cases; Liz Truss tests positive before planned Ukraine visit

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Denmark scraps face masks, vaccine passes and limited opening hours; British foreign secretary had been sitting in packed parliamentary chamber shortly before test result

Denmark to hold referendum on scrapping EU defence opt-out

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Denmark’s prime minister has called for the country’s citizens to overturn the country’s opt-out from EU defence policy in a referendum to be held on 1 June, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Historic times cal...

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 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...

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 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 ...

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