Denmark

The Murder of the Whales, Courtesy of the Royal Danish Navy

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Captain Paul Watson

142 pilot whales were slaughtered on the night of July 23 on the beach at Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. 1,100 people and more than a hundred boats participated, backed up by two Danish Navy warships the Triton and the Knut Rasmussen.

Seven Ways We Should All Try Living More Danishly

Helen Russell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Russell

After some research, I found out that there was more to Denmark than endless winters, Nordic Noir and bacon. They also had a great work-life balance - something lacking in our fast-paced London existence - as well as a welfare state that looked after everyone. And pastries. And beer.

Shocking Footage Sees Circus Elephant Destroying Car After Beating From His Keeper

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

A day at the beach took a dark turn in the Danish town of Karrebæksminde for these three elephants. The trio - who are owned by a traveling circu...

Danish Elections: Denmark Turns Right

Alex Forrest | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Politics
Alex Forrest

It's expected that Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who's already been PM once, will become Denmark's next leader. Over the last few months he's had to battle criticisms over his expenses. His party, The Liberals (Venstre) had its worst election night in twenty-five years, losing around a quarter of its votes.

New Political Party Offers a New Climate Economy in Denmark

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Politics
Anders Lorenzen

In an almost unseasonably warm Sunday noon in February, nearly half a year ago, I made my way to an old London night club, which for the day had been transformed into what the organizers of Change: How? described as a political festival.

Danish Radio Host Who Beat and Killed Baby Rabbit on Air Should Be Prosecuted

Libby Blanchard | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Blanchard

Animal rights and animal welfare debates are important, and there is a hypocrisy that exists within pet lovers who are also meat eaters. But debates about animal rights and their welfare but should never be sparked with cruelty and unnecessary suffering.

Models Face Psychiatric Evaluations In Effort To Boot Out Eating Disorders

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Danish fashion industry has teamed up with charities and trade agencies to launch the Danish Fashion Ethical Charter, which hopes to ensure greate...

It Is Now Illegal To Have Sex With Animals In Denmark

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK

Legislation banning bestiality has been passed in Denmark, strengthening a law animal rights activists feared was bringing animal sex tourists to the ...

10 Cool, Kid and Budget Friendly Things to Do and See in Copenhagen (Plus How to Save Money)

Hannah Bullivant | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Parents
Hannah Bullivant

We stayed for 6 days and walked for miles and miles, exploring, getting lost, discovering, eating, drinking, eating, eating some more and falling in love with the city. Below are 10 cool, kid and budget friendly things to do and see in Copenhagen.

Apparently Schools Should Be Showing Porn In Class..

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Danish professor is calling on schools to show porn films in class so teenagers can get distinguish from real relationships and unrealistic sex port...

Copenhagen - Time for Solidarity and Supporting Free Speech

John Sargeant | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK
John Sargeant

We cannot stop being alive, we cannot stop noticing the harm religious extremism and hatred causes. We will point out what fundamentalists are trying to do. We will show the limits they try to impose. We will show how people give tacit let alone explicit support to those that wish atheists, apostates and blasphemers dead.

Chapel Hill Shooting: How Many More Until We Realise This Is A Trend?

Rabah Kherbane | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rabah Kherbane

This problem needs to be dealt with properly, and must be tackled with caution. However, to resolve it, we must first acknowledge that the problem actually exists. A massive step for the vast majority. Then again, to acknowledge a problem exists, we must first feel that the grief it causes matters.

Copenhagen Shooting Suspect Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein Had Criminal Record, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, the suspected gunman killed by police after shooting attacks against a free speech event and outside a Copenhagen synagog...

Danish Rabbi Says Jews Will Stay And Fight Terror, Not Flee To Israel

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

In the aftermath of another sickening attack on Europe's Jews, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has yet again urged Jewish Europeans to cons...

Suspect In The Copenhagen Shooting Killed After Shootout On The Street

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Police in Copenhagen have shot dead a man they believe was responsible for two shootings that claimed the lives of two civilians just hours apart. ...

Sea Shepherd is Free to Return to the Faroe Islands in 2015

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK
Captain Paul Watson

The problem for the Faroese is, how do you ban Sea Shepherd volunteers who happen to be members of the European Union (EU)? Banning members of the EU could cause a retaliation of banning Faroese citizens from Europe.

The Scandinavian Factor... Two Decades of Music, Pølser, Köttbullar and Flying Wedding Cake

Tim Thornton | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Returning to Britain, I joined another band and hey presto, two of the members were Swedish. Perplexingly we never got round to playing a gig in their home country, but we did manage to all go to a wedding in Stockholm which is the first and only time I've ever seen a wedding cake being thrown across a dancefloor. It ended up, quite literally, in the best man's face.

Denmark To Ban Sex With Animals

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK

Denmark is set to make sex with animals illegal, bringing the country in line with Norway, Sweden and Germany. The plans were announced by food an...

Watch How This Danish Dad Told His Sons He'd Won Millions On The Lottery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, if you'd won 15m Krone (£1.5m) on the lottery, we think you'd want to milk it a little - right? And that's exactly what this dad did when he...

How to Live in Denmark by Kay Xander Mellish, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Hirtes

Denmark and Gran Canaria are both pretty insular. On Gran Canaria, the gene pool's more of a dipping pond. Mellish refers to the blue-eyed boys and girls of monoculture Denmark where between 5 and 10 percent of the population aren't derived from Danish stock.

For This Golfer, Size Does Matter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Tech

Well this is just silly. What you're looking at is officially the world's longest golf club, proving that really no sport is safe from the Guinness Wo...

On the Trail in the Faroes

Kerry Christiani | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

True, there are easier places to get a tan, but the Faroes still have an irresistible allure for anyone who appreciates wild places. When the mist lifts, the fog clears and the rain dries up, their beauty is nothing short of mind-blowing.

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over?

Martin Koehring | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Politics
Martin Koehring

The euro zone has emerged from recession, borrowing costs have fallen and the risk of euro area collapse has diminished since mid-2012. However, major causes for concern persist.

Beyond the Mediterranean: Europe's Forgotten Islands

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Island holidays in Europe are the perfect way to unwind. Who wouldn't want to spend their holiday sipping cocktails in Capri, lazing on the soft white sand of the Greek Islands or hiking in rugged Malta? With so many beautiful Mediterranean island destinations to choose from it's easy to forget that Europe is also home to some lesser-known but equally charming islands.

Denmark Has Been Invaded! (In Minecraft)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

Denmark has been invaded. In Minecraft. A digital recreation of the country built from data provided by the Danish government has been attacked ...