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‘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...

‘Zero asylum seekers’: Denmark forces refugees to return to Syria

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Maryam Awad is 22 and cannot remember the last time she had a good night’s sleep. It was probably before her application to renew her residency permit as a refugee in Denmark was rejected two years ago, she says. Befo...

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...

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 accused of racism after anti-ghetto law adapted for Ukrainians

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Denmark is facing fresh claims of racism after MPs changed the country’s controversial anti-ghetto law to allow Ukrainian refugees to move into social housing emptied of “non-westerners”. For three years, the governme...

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 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...

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 ...

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 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 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 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 PM says sorry to Greenland Inuits taken for ‘heartless’ social experiment

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Denmark’s prime minister has apologised in person to a group of Greenlandic Inuits who were removed from their families and taken to Copenhagen more than 70 years ago as part of an experiment to create a Danish-speaki...

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 ...

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