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Danish party leader donates funding to refugee children after election failure

Danish party leader donates funding to refugee children after election failure

Klaus Riskær Pedersen, whose short-lived political party failed to gain enough votes to enter parliament at this month's general election, has pledged 250,000 kroner of state funding to refugee children.

Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance

Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance

Moving abroad is a massive upheaval, physically and emotionally. Knowing your health is covered no matter where you are and whatever happens can be a huge weight off your shoulders.

 
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Wild pelican makes for unusual spectacle in Denmark

Wild pelican makes for unusual spectacle in Denmark

A wild pelican has been spotted in two locations in Jutland in recent days, a rare sight in Denmark.

How and why learning a new language messes with your old one

How and why learning a new language messes with your old one

Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.

 
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Aarhus literature festival takes multilingual approach to programme

Aarhus literature festival takes multilingual approach to programme

Internationals in Aarhus have a good chance of attending an event in their mother tongue at LiteratureXchange, a 10-day international literature festival taking place across the city.

Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children

Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children

Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.

 
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Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low

Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low

The number of people receiving Danish state income support for unemployment has decreased further since the beginning of 2019.

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

A work force shortage has been one of the biggest potential obstacles to Denmark's economy in recent years.

Revealed: How April's pilot strike hit SAS figures

Revealed: How April's pilot strike hit SAS figures

A week-long strike by Scandinavian airline SAS, which stranded hundreds of thousands of passengers, has led to poor traffic figures for the airline for the month of April.