Nov 23, 2012 12:56 EST
Cycling or walking to school increases a child's ability to concentrate in the classroom, the results of a Danish study published Friday showed.
Aug 24, 2012 13:04 EDT
The Danish city of Aarhus was recommended on Friday by an EU selection panel as one of two European Capitals of Culture to be chosen for 2017.
May 29, 2012 12:54 EDT
A Danish court on Tuesday remanded in custody two brothers of Somali origin who are suspected of plotting a terror attack and for their links to the Islamist Shebab network in Somalia.
May 29, 2012 03:23 EDT
Two Danish brothers of Somali origin have been arrested in Denmark suspected of plotting a terror attack, the country's intelligence police PET said Tuesday.
Mar 01, 2012 08:54 EST
AARHUS, Denmark/OSLO (Reuters) - Many of the giant cranes that tower over the port of Aarhus, Denmark's second-biggest city, are standing idle these days.
Oct 30, 2011 12:33 EDT
Gay rights activist Axel Axgil, who helped push Denmark to become the first country to legalise same-sex unions and who himself was the first to tie the knot under that law, has died at 96.
Oct 20, 2011 12:45 EDT
The world's first off-road Segway course opens its doors in Denmark's second city of Aarhus on Friday modelled as a miniature version of Yellowstone National Park, the Segworld Park owner told AFP.
Apr 25, 2011 18:49 EDT
US prosecutors on Monday unveiled the names of four additional Pakistani conspirators charged with carrying out the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks and plotting other terrorist actions in India and Denmark.
Feb 04, 2011 12:41 EST
A Danish court on Friday jailed a Somali Islamist for nine years and told him that he would then be kicked back to his homeland for trying to butcher a cartoonist who caricatured the Prophet Mohammed.
Feb 04, 2011 09:06 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court Friday sentenced a Somali man to nine years in prison followed by expulsion for trying to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the Prophet Mohammad provoked Muslim outrage around the world.
Feb 03, 2011 15:44 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court found a Somali man guilty on Thursday of attempted terrorism for trying to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the Prophet Mohammad stirred Muslim outrage around the globe.
Jan 19, 2011 12:21 EST
A Somali man charged with trying to kill a Dane who caricatured the Prophet Mohammed pleaded not guilty to attempted murder on the first day of his trial Wednesday, insisting he had only aimed to scare the cartoonist.
Jan 18, 2011 22:14 EST
A Somali man charged with trying to kill the cartoonist behind the most controversial of the Danish caricatures of Prophet Mohammed goes on trial Wednesday in the central town of Aarhus.
Dec 29, 2010 17:20 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish police arrested five people suspected of planning a Mumbai-style attack to kill as many people as possible in a building housing a Danish newspaper that outraged Muslims in 2005 with cartoons of Prophet Mohammad.
Dec 21, 2010 09:05 EST
Denmark files preliminary terror charge against hotel blast suspect. Danish police on Tuesday filed a preliminary terror charge against a Chechen man accused of accidentally setting off a bomb believed intended for a newspaper that printed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Dec 13, 2010 05:35 EST
Hong Kong ship listing in North Sea after collision with German container vessel. A Chinese vessel carrying fertilizer and heavy fuel collided with a German cargo ship off northwestern Denmark on Monday, the Danish navy said.
Nov 28, 2010 02:24 EST
Copenhagen, one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities, has begun turning its extensive network of cycle paths into bike highways in an effort to push more commuters to leave their cars at home.
Nov 12, 2010 15:19 EST
In Denmark's western town of Aarhus, the autobiography of Kurt Westergaard had already sold out and book stores there were "desperate" for more copies, John Lykkegaard, the author and publisher of the book, said Friday evening.
Sep 28, 2010 13:48 EDT
Police: 3 terror suspects arrested in Norway in July were planning to attack Danish newspaper. Three terror suspects who were arrested in an alleged al-Qaida plot in Norway were likely planning an attack against a Danish newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, Norwegian and Danish police said Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2010 14:04 EDT
Many mentally handicapped Danes, including children, were lobotomised between 1947 and 1983, and many died from the operation, a historian behind a soon-to-be-published book on the topic told Danish media Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Region||Central Denmark Region|
|- Urban||91 km2 (35.1 sq mi)|
|- Metro||9,997 km2 (3,859.9 sq mi)|
|- Municipal||468 km2 (180.7 sq mi)|
|- Urban Density||2,636/km2 (6,827.2/sq mi)|
|- Metro||1,228,398 (17 municipalities in East Jutland metropolitan area)|
|- Metro Density||123/km2 (318.6/sq mi)|
|- Municipal Density||656/km2 (1,699/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Europe Time (UTC+1)|