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Denmark's Vestager to run for European Commission head

Denmark's Vestager to run for European Commission head

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager Thursday announced her candidacy to be the next head of the European Commission, in an interview with a Danish newspaper.

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

Frankfurt isn’t as diverse as Berlin? It’s too sleepy to rival Hamburg’s raucous nightlife? It can’t rival Munich’s great outdoors? The German finance capital is often characterized as provincial. But a closer look shows that it has great things to offer.

 
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Denmark world’s second-happiest country after latest report

Denmark world’s second-happiest country after latest report

Denmark is second behind Finland in the annual World Happiness Report, which was published on Wednesday.

Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera

Take your senses on vacation in the extraordinary Dubrovnik Riviera

Imagine a destination that delights your every sense. One that presents a beautiful array of natural landscapes, where life's stresses and strains melt away in the heat of the golden sun.

 
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Becoming Danish: your advice about applying for citizenship

Becoming Danish: your advice about applying for citizenship

We asked you last week to share your experiences of the process of applying for – and being granted -- Danish citizenship.

Alternative ways to stay in touch with your loved ones

Alternative ways to stay in touch with your loved ones

Moving abroad can be daunting, especially if you’re used to regularly seeing close friends and family. It might not be as easy to drop in for a cup of coffee but with a bit of effort you can maintain and even strengthen your relationships.

 
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One in ten wage earners in Denmark is a foreign national

One in ten wage earners in Denmark is a foreign national

The number of foreign citizens employed in Denmark has increased by 75,000 since 2014, according to figures from Statistics Denmark.

What is the ‘Swedish dream’ and where can you find it?

What is the ‘Swedish dream’ and where can you find it?

Writer Paul Connolly explains why Sweden’s High Coast is home to the ‘Swedish dream’ and how moving there can help you to find life’s Swede spot.

 
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Spring in the air: this week’s Danish weather

Spring in the air: this week’s Danish weather

Last week’s wind and rain is set to continue on Monday, but plenty of sunshine is expected in the coming days.

Sweden’s real Michelin star foodie heaven might surprise you

Sweden’s real Michelin star foodie heaven might surprise you

Copenhagen and Stockholm are undeniably trailblazers within the New Nordic cuisine movement. Not to mention both capitals are home to ethnic restaurants catering to every taste. But an argument could be made that Scandinavia’s ultimate destination for dining may, in fact, be Malmö.

 
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Winter visitors bring boost for Denmark’s tourism industry

Winter visitors bring boost for Denmark’s tourism industry

The number of overnight stays by tourists in Denmark has increased by 50 percent during the winter season compared to 2010, according to new data.

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world’s most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.

 
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Danish left-wing party changes stance on EU membership referendum

Danish left-wing party changes stance on EU membership referendum

The left-wing Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) party no longer wants a referendum on Danish EU membership in the near future, citing the turmoil in the United Kingdom over Brexit as a background for the decision.

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Catalan president seeks way around independence symbols ban

Catalan president seeks way around independence symbols ban

After Spain ordered Catalonia to remove pro-independence symbols from public buildings, Catalan president Quim Torra responded Thursday by replacing a banner with a yellow ribbon outside the regional government's headquarters with another one.

 

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