Ten years ago deadly riots broke out across the Muslim world as word spread of several cartoons published in a Danish newspaper depicting the Prophet Muhammad. Today the former editor and some of the artists still live in fear of attacks. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports that free expression is at the heart of a debate about the clash of Western values and a changing Europe. Continue reading
By 2050, Denmark hopes to get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources. One problem, however, is that the amount of energy available fluctuates constantly. So some innovators are trying to create a system where demand for energy follows supply, instead of the other way around. Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce reports for Inside Energy, a public media collaboration covering energy issues. Continue reading
Two Scandinavian neighbors, Sweden and Denmark, are handling the European migrant crisis in vastly different ways. While Sweden has taken in the largest number of refugees in relation to its population of all EU nations, Denmark is implementing policies to discourage asylum seekers. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant explores the two approaches. Continue reading
A leading Nazi hunter has urged authorities in Denmark to investigate 90-year-old Helmuth Rasboel, who was a guard at a forced labor camp where hundreds of Jews were murdered during World War II. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant talks with the former guard about the accusations, as well as Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff about why he believes in pursuing old Nazis to the grave. Continue reading
Denmark ranks extremely high in work-life balance. Understanding the Danish concept of “hygge” may explain why. One of the most commonly-used words in Denmark has no English translation. “Hygge,” pronounced hoo-ga, is often translated as “coziness.” But coziness paints only … Continue reading
The Danish Prime Minister said the country was still on “high-alert” on Sunday after police in Copenhagen shot and killed a 22-year-old man they believe was responsible for the double terror attack at a cafe and synagogue on Saturday and early Sunday morning that left two dead and five others wounded.
Three people were wounded at a shooting near a Copenhagen synagogue early Sunday morning in the second shooting reported in less than 24 hours in the Danish capital city. It was too early to tell whether Sunday’s shooting was related to one on Saturday that left one civilian dead and three policemen wounded at a cafe where a free speech public forum was taking place.
One civilian was killed and three policemen were wounded during a free speech public forum at a Copenhagen cafe in an apparent terror attack on Saturday. Danish police said a 40-year-old man was killed and three police officers wounded when … Continue reading
Government officials in Denmark are offering their citizens a way out of the conflict that does not involve jail time. Continue reading