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Denmark: Constitutional monarchy in Europe
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million.

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Reuters - Published

Videos for Denmark

Schurter and Forster retake yellow jersey in Cape Epic mountain bike race [Video]Schurter and Forster retake yellow jersey in Cape Epic mountain bike race

Nino Schurter and Lars Forster of Switzerland reclaim the yellow leader's jersey in the fifth leg of the Cape Epic Mountain Bike race.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:24Published

Study finds that state websites are violating EU privacy laws | Raw Politics [Video]Study finds that state websites are violating EU privacy laws | Raw Politics

A recently published study from Denmark has shown that state-run websites are selling personal data to advertising companies.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 06:28Published

Finland Tops World's Happiest Country For The Second Year In A Row [Video]Finland Tops World's Happiest Country For The Second Year In A Row

According to Reuters, Finnish people now have even more to celebrate. Finland has topped the ranking of the world’s happiest countries for the second year in a row. The top 5 spots were held by the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

EU citizens 'are being tracked' on government and public sector websites | #TheCube [Video]EU citizens 'are being tracked' on government and public sector websites | #TheCube

A report by Danish company CookieBot finds that ad tracking companies are monitoring EU citizens when they search for sensitive health issues on public sector websites.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:52Published

Three successive days wins for men's and women's leaders of Cape Epic Mountain Bike race [Video]Three successive days wins for men's and women's leaders of Cape Epic Mountain Bike race

The pairings of Nino Schurter and Lars Forster along with Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen continue to dominate the Cape Epic Mountain Bike race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:24Published

Schurter and Forster extend lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race [Video]Schurter and Forster extend lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race

The pairing of Nino Schurter and Lars Forster extend their lead in the Cape Epic Mountain Bike race while Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen continue to dominate the women's race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:21Published

Langvad/Van Der Breggen and Schurter/Forster win Cape Epic prologue [Video]Langvad/Van Der Breggen and Schurter/Forster win Cape Epic prologue

The Cape Epic African mountain bike race kicks off in South Africa as Langvad and Van Der Breggen take lead in women's race with Schurter and Forster leading the men.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:24Published

Sweden's emissions-free ferries lead the charge [Video]Sweden's emissions-free ferries lead the charge

A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of the world's largest battery-powered ferries ply the waters after being converted from polluting diesel..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Denmark has Denmark has "pervasive rape culture" despite reputation for gender equality, says Amnesty

Despite being concerned one Europe's most gender equal countries, Denmark has a "pervasive rape culture" and systemic problems in dealing with rape, according to a report from Amnesty International...

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants [Video]French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire detailed a tax bill for digital giant companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook that he later introduced during the meeting of the Council of Ministers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Danish PM: It's 'irresponsible' to copy Britain's Brexit 'circus' [Video]Danish PM: It's 'irresponsible' to copy Britain's Brexit 'circus'

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has made some scathing remarks about Brexit at a recent party convention, saying it would be 'irresponsible' for Denmark to copy Britain's Brexit 'circus'

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:15Published

Danske Bank pulls out of Russia, Baltics after money-laundering backlash [Video]Danske Bank pulls out of Russia, Baltics after money-laundering backlash

Danske Bank will pull out of Russia and the neighbouring Baltic states, the Danish lender said after Estonia ordered it to close the branch at the centre of one of the largest-ever money laundering..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Trump Calls on European Allies to Take Back ISIS Fighters [Video]Trump Calls on European Allies to Take Back ISIS Fighters

Denmark, the U.K. and France have turned down President Trump's request.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Go skiing in Copenhagen city centre [Video]Go skiing in Copenhagen city centre

Skiers in Copenhagen welcome a new waste to energy power plant with an artificial ski slope on top. Stuart McDill reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Laser beams and northern lights light up wintery Copenhagen [Video]Laser beams and northern lights light up wintery Copenhagen

The Copenhagen Light Festival brightens up one of the darkest months of the year in Denmark. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Denmark Urges Russia To Respect Rights Of Jailed Danish Jehovah Witness [Video]Denmark Urges Russia To Respect Rights Of Jailed Danish Jehovah Witness

Denmark on Wednesday urged Russia to respect the rights and freedom of religion of a Danish citizen living in Russia. The plea comes after a Russian court sentenced Dennis Christensen, an adherent of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Venezuela: Denmark Recognizes Guaido As Interim Pres [Video]Venezuela: Denmark Recognizes Guaido As Interim Pres

Reuters reports Denmark recognized Venezuela’s national assembly president Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president until new elections take place, the country’s foreign minister said on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Denmark gets to work on swine fever border fence [Video]Denmark gets to work on swine fever border fence

Construction began on Monday (January 28) of an almost 50-mile long wild boar fence along the Danish-German border. Lauren Anthony reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Denmark Is Building a Border Wall to Keep Boars Away Amid Swine Fever Fears [Video]Denmark Is Building a Border Wall to Keep Boars Away Amid Swine Fever Fears

Denmark began construction Monday morning on a 42-mile border fence designed to keep out wild boar from neighboring Germany.

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:13Published

 
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