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Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

Denmark issues first 'burqa ban' fine

The 28-year-old woman who wore a niqab was due to receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156) through the post, news agency Ritzau reported.

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Women defiant as Danish ban on full-face veil takes effect

Human rights campaigners have slammed the ban as a violation of women's rights.

QRCS receives Thor Pedersen, a messenger of compassion

QRCS receives Thor Pedersen, a messenger of compassion

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has been visited by Thor Pedersen, a Red Cross goodwill ambassador for Denmark who is currently in Qatar as part of a mission to promote humanitarian compassion by traveling to every country in the world without flying.

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on Sunday.

France top group, Denmark also in Round of 16 after dreary 0-0

France top group, Denmark also in Round of 16 after dreary 0-0

The goals finally dried up at this thrilling World Cup on Tuesday when a flat France and dull Denmark played a mutually beneficial 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium which allowed the French to finish top of Group C...

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.

Denmark bans wearing of full-face veil in public spaces

Denmark bans wearing of full-face veil in public spaces

The Danish Parliament adopted today a law forbidding the wearing of veil in public places.

Danish inventor appeals life term over journalist murder

Danish inventor appeals life term over journalist murder

A Copenhagen district court on April 25 sentenced the 47-year-old to a life sentence for murdering the 30-year-old journalist.

Malaysia jails first person under fake news law

Malaysia jails first person under fake news law

A Danish man was jailed for a week in Malaysia Monday after pleading guilty to breaking a law against ‘fake news’, the first person to be punished under the controversial legislation.

Danish inventor gets life term for journalist's murder

Danish inventor gets life term for journalist's murder

A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017.

Denmark hits 1,200 former Uber drivers with additional tax

Denmark hits 1,200 former Uber drivers with additional tax

Denmark's tax authorities are demanding nearly 1,200 former Uber drivers to pay an additional $1.9mn in taxes for 2014 and 2015, after finding tax avoidance among close to all the drivers controlled.