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The Øresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden closed temporarily following an accident on Wednesday

NordenBladet – Øresund Bridge closes in both directions after accident. The accident involved a single lorry that lost control and collided with the central reservation, Copenhagen Police confirmed. No injuries occurred. The Danish Road Directorate wrote earlier on Wednesday that

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N.E.R.D and Pharrell Williams coming to Denmark

NordenBladet – Earlier this week it emerged that those volunteering at NorthSide festival would have to pay a deposit this year as the festival wants to curb the number of workers skipping their shifts. Now NorthSide has produced yet another

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Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs on Syria: Russia must live up to its responsibility

NordenBladet — The situation in Ghouta, Syria has in the last couple of weeks escalated drastically and the Syrian military is conducting a massive bombardment against both rebels and civilians in the city. Today, the UN Security Council will vote

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Samuelsen and Hjort Frederiksen: We must fight terrorism and irregular migration in the Sahel region

NordenBladet — Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen today participated in a summit on the West African G5 Joint Force that seeks to fight terrorism, organised crime, and irregular migration in the Sahel region. At the summit, Denmark announced a contribution

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Denmark gives emphasis to human rights and trust between local communities and security forces in the West African Sahel region

NordenBladet — Together with EU, the Netherlands and Sweden, Denmark is co-hosting a high-level conference in Brussels today. The main focus of the conference will be on human rights and trust building between local communities and security forces in the

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Denmark is still among the least corrupt countries in the world

NordenBladet — Once again, Denmark is ranked in the top as one of the least corrupt countries in the world on Transparency Internationals Corruption Perceptions Index that indicates perceived corruption in the public sector, which is published today. “I am glad

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Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs is signing invitations to the international Ukraine Reform Conference in Copenhagen

NordenBladet — Anders Sammuelsen: “We support Ukraine in its reform efforts – also by stressing that still more needs to be done” The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Anders Samuelsen, will be hosting – together with his Ukrainian colleague

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High earners benefit most from Danish tax plan: thinktank Cepos

NordenBladet – Taxpayers in Denmark who earn over 600,000 kroner (81,000 euros) annually will benefit most from three major agreements made between the government and conservative allies in recent months, according to an analysis. The conclusion is based on calculations

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All children should go to school: The Danish government increases its contribution to global education

NordenBladet — The planned contribution is announced today in connection with GPE’s conference in Senegal. A Danish priority in the support for GPE is a special focus on marginalized groups and children. Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs says:”Education is

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World Economic Forum: 81 percent of Danes feel the EU pays off for Denmark

NordenBladet – 81 percent of Danes feel the EU pays off for Denmark – the sixth highest approval rate among the 28 member nations. According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, the vast majority of Danes believe

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Can Blockchain improve development? – New report highlights opportunities and dilemmas!

NordenBladet — Blockchain has the potential to renew development cooperation and humanitarian aid, among other things by using crypto currency and digitalizing contracts and rights and thereby deliver development in a new and potentially more effective way. That is the

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals can create economic development in the Arctic

NordenBladet – Today the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs and his Greenlandic colleague Suka K. Frederiksen is hosting an international high-level conference at Eigtveds Pakhus.With the SDGs as the starting point the conference will focus on economic development in the

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Denmark supports new tech-initiative for humanitarian action

NordenBladet — The Danish government donates DKK 2.5 million to the Danish Refugee Council in order for them to develop a new innovative model together with IBM. The model will be able to track and potentially also predict refugee and

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Samuelsen New Neighbourhood Programme

NordenBladet — The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anders Samuelsen, has approved a new five year Neighbourhood Programme for Ukraine and Georgia. The Neighbourhood Programme supports Denmark’s foreign policy priority of a peaceful and stable Europe. The programme will focus on

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Crown Princess Mary’s royal future was predicted by a fortune teller

OHMYGOSSIP — Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, was told she’d become a royal by a tarot card reader. The 45-year-old royal – who is married to Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark – has told the story of how a walk

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Denmark number one in development cooperation

NordenBladet – The index ranks 27 of the world’s richest countries in terms of efforts to generate development in poor countries. The ranking is based on the assessment of seven policy areas: development assistance, trade, finance, migration, technology, security and

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