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FIFA fine Danish FA for World Cup crowd disturbance and sexist banner

FIFA took the measure to fine the Danish Football Association $ 20,400 after Danish fans were found to have displayed banners deemed as sexist during their Group C encounter with Australian on Thursday. Read more A statement issued by FIFA on Sunday said that Danish fans had thrown projectiles at Australian fans during the 1-1 […]


Petition forces Danish parliament to debate minimum age for circumcisions

A petition calling for the introduction of an age restriction for circumcision is to be debated in the Danish parliament. If passed, the bill imposing limits on the procedure would be the first of its kind in the world. The proposal was forced onto the agenda after more than 50,000 people signed a citizens’ petition […]


Danish inventor gets life in prison for torture & murder of Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine last year. Prosecutors said that Madsen planned to kill the 30 year old by either suffocation or cutting her throat. Wall disappeared after she visited Madsen onboard his homemade submarine to conduct an […]


‘The hammer will fall harder’: Danish govt plans double punishments for ‘ghetto’ crimes

The Danish government has announced plans to double penalties for certain crimes committed in so-called ‘ghetto’ areas. These districts are characterized by a higher than average immigrant population. Justice Minister, and Danish Conservative Party leader, Soren Pape Poulsen told Danish daily Berlingske that “vandalism, theft or threats could be the reason (for double penalties). That […]


Danish zoos deny reports of feeding donated pets to lions

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 04:43 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 04:47 Two Danish zoos have denied earlier reports by TV2 channel that they were accepting unwanted pets as food for their carnivores. In a reply to the Russian news outlet Newsru, a spokesman for the Copenhagen Zoo said he regrets the zoo’s practices were […]


17yo Danish girl gets 8 years in prison for plotting school bomb attacks

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 17:13 A Danish girl who was found guilty of planning bomb attacks on two schools when she was 15 has received two additional years on her prison sentence, after appealing her verdict. She claims she became interested in ISIS because it was “exciting.” The girl in question, Natascha Colding-Olsen, from […]

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