Tag: Denmark

  • Right now: France against Denmark in the World Cup final

    France and Denmark settle for the gold in the handball World Cup. Radiosporten broadcasts directly in P4 and in the app SR Play, reports are made by Per Kahl and Magnus Wislander.

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns Turkish Finns to be careful

    Sweden, Denmark and Norway issued similar warnings on Saturday.

  • 49,000 Icelanders currently live abroad

    According to new figures from Statistics Iceland, nearly 49,000 Icelanders (13.2% of the population) have registered legal residence outside of Iceland. The most popular destinations are Denmark, Sweden and Norway. On January 25, the Statistical Office published data on the number of Icelandic citizens living abroad (as of December 1, 2022). According to these figures, […]

  • The Swiss could give the green light to Denmark sending weapons to Ukraine

    Swiss no in 2022Denmark already last year asked the Swiss for permission to send around 20 vehicles – a request the Swiss rejected. Now the Swiss claim that it should be possible for other countries to re-export Swiss military equipment because it concerns a violation of the international prohibition on the use of force. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Denmark advances to the world handball quarter on the back of a record unbeaten streak

    The defending champions are in the quarterfinals. Denmark, who won the men’s handball world championships in 2019 and 2021, advanced to the round of 16 with a 30-25 win against Egypt on Monday night. The Danes managed a game in which they were never behind the North African champions. Simon Pytlick, the player of the […]

  • Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    The country can imagine joining the alliance without fellow candidate Sweden, said Pekka Haavisto Sweden’s recent difficulties in obtaining Turkey’s consent to join NATO may cause Finland to seek only accession to the US-led military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has indicated. Helsinki and Stockholm submitted their applications for NATO membership together and would […]

  • 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 […]

  • Trkiye rules out support for NATO’s hopeful bid

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuked Sweden for allowing a Koran-burning stunt and denied the country’s lack of ?respect? Turkey’s on-again, off-again support for Sweden’s application to join NATO has apparently ended for good due to Ankara’s outrage over a Koran-burning demonstration allowed outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. “The Swedish administration should not bother […]

  • Minnesota United signs Swedish D Mikael Marques

    Minnesota United FC announced the signing of Swedish defender Mikael Marques on Monday. The 21-year-old comes from AFC Eskilstuna on a three-year contract with a club option until 2026. “Mikael is highly recommended. Several big teams in Sweden, Norway and Denmark became interested, but we got him through a good contact by us who felt […]

  • The EU called for increased spending to compete with the US

    Leaders of the bloc will meet next month to discuss possible responses to what they see as unfair measures Germany and France have called on the EU to increase support for domestic industry and unleash massive investment to avoid falling behind US companies in light of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which they say […]

  • 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 prospects

    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 […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    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 commitment

    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 […]