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Food innovators in Denmark look to the future of food

May 17, 2019
The country has prioritized culinary innovation in recent years.
Chef Rasmus Munk
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In Denmark, long opening hours for unstaffed libraries

Apr 3, 2019
Almost half of Denmark's libraries are open 24 hours a day.
Almost half of Denmark's libraries are open 24 hours a day.
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The Danish hotel helping recovering addicts get back on their feet

Mar 14, 2019
Hotellet, in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, is a hotel that trains and employs recovering drug addicts, helping its staff work and reconnect with the wider community. At $74 a night, which includes a Scandinavian breakfast, the rooms are inexpensive for Copenhagen. The staff work mornings and the hotel switches to “self-service” for guests in […]
Joachim, 19, who works in the 'Hotellet,' sits in a room of the hotel in Copenhagen, 09 January 2007.

Lego sales flatten out, but everything is still awesome

Sep 7, 2016
The brickmaker puts the brakes on growth after global demand outstrips supply.
Toys are a fickle industry — here today, gone tomorrow, but Lego seems to have cracked the code.
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Denmark isn't the only country taking money from migrants

Jan 26, 2016
Other EU nations are also requiring refugees to turn over some assets to pay their stay
 Danish police conducting spot checks on incoming traffic check the documents of the passengers of a van arriving from Germany. Denmark has introduced stricter rules when it comes to migration, including seizing valuables. 
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Making electricity demand match the supply

Jun 25, 2015
Denmark gets some 40 percent of its power from wind energy — but it's aiming for even more.

DONG brings Danish government to the brink of collapse

Jan 30, 2014
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt's government is in peril and Danes are protesting after a deal for Goldman Sachs to acquire a state-owned energy company.

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Oil and the race for the North Pole

Dec 11, 2013
Denmark and other countries are staking claims to the sea surrounding the North Pole, with an eye to oil exploration.