Tag: Danish

  • The monstrous beauty of Iceland in the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason

    A young Danish pastor is sent on a mission to build a church and create a community in Iceland. This is how the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason (creator of, among others, “Winter Brothers” and “White, White Day”) begins. Godland premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The audience gave him a standing ovation, and critics […]

  • The monstrous beauty of Iceland in the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason

    A young Danish pastor is sent on a mission to build a church and create a community in Iceland. This is how the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason (creator of, among others, “Winter Brothers” and “White, White Day”) begins. Godland premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The audience gave him a standing ovation, and critics […]

  • Almost half of the Danish retailers expect to raise prices over the next three months – survey

    Do you ever get the feeling that there are no bargains in the supermarkets in January because they went over-the-top in the build-up to Christmas? Discount butter to spread on duck, discount butter for a dollop of Risalamande, discount butter to mix with cinnamon for countless portions of porridge while watching the Christmas calendar – […]

  • Almost half of the Danish retailers expect to raise prices over the next three months – survey

    Do you ever get the feeling that there are no bargains in the supermarkets in January because they went over-the-top in the build-up to Christmas? Discount butter to spread on duck, discount butter for a dollop of Risalamande, discount butter to mix with cinnamon for countless portions of porridge while watching the Christmas calendar – […]

  • Two Danish films nominated for Oscars

    There were four Danish entries on the various 15-film shortlists published in December, but only two of them will represent Denmark at the next Oscars. ‘A House Made of Splinters’, a documentary film shot in a Ukrainian orphanage directed by Simon Lereng Wilmont, has been nominated in the Documentary Feature Film category, while the Greenlandic […]

  • Fallout from another Koran burning: How Rasmus Paludan’s actions could affect matters of enormous importance

    Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has condemned the actions of Rasmus Paludan in Stockholm on Saturday, where he burned the Koran near the Turkish embassy. Rasmussen referred to Paludan as a “Danish-Swedish” citizen, but he is Danish-raised, and it was in Denmark that he trained and worked as a lawyer before becoming a full-time agitator […]

  • Russian UFC fighter weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]

  • Russian UFC star weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Stockholm protests against angry Turkey, cancels Sweden’s ministerial meeting

    Stockholm [Sweden]January 22 (ANI): Turkey on Saturday canceled a planned visit by Sweden’s defense minister in response to anti-Turkish protests that heightened tensions between the two countries as Sweden seeks Turkey’s approval to join NATO, the Washington Post reported. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said a planned visit by his Swedish counterpart Pal Jonsonto to […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels visit of defense minister from NATO hopeful

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Sweden gives the green light outside the Turkish embassy

    The new diplomatic spat comes as Stockholm awaits Ankara’s blessing to join NATO Police in Sweden have said they will allow the leader of a hard-right party to burn a copy of the Koran near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, reportedly prompting Ankara to summon its Swedish envoy over the “provocative act”. Anti-Islam activist Rasmus […]

  • Long-term covid effects affect women in particular, according to Danish

    The Corona pandemic is not over for many Danes. According to a study co-authored by Region Central Jutland and Aarhus University Hospital, 448 patients are still being treated for long-term COVID complications at the city’s largest hospital. More than 75 percent are women aged 30-70. The majority report being plagued by mental fatigue and it […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 20

    BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,677.02 Euro 100,733.61 Japanese yen 100 5.2729 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.456 British Pounds 100,839.15 […]

  • Hands off our holiday: ‘Uncharacteristic nine’ presents alternative ways to fund the defense settlement

    The opposition has spoken. But before we study what they have said, let us consider who the opposition is in Danish politics today. The opposition are as wide-ranging parties as the ultra-left Enhedslisten and the hard-right New Citizens and the Danish Democrats, as contradictory as the environmentally conscious Alternative and economic pragmatists Liberal Alliance, and […]