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Man With 'Sexsomnia' Acquitted Of Molestation Charges

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A Danish man has been acquitted of molesting two 17-year-old girls after he was found to suffer from a rare sleep disorder know...

What's Your Brand Promise?

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

Every company has a brand promise and personality attributes. Some can't articulate what they are but they are circling around them and hoping for clarity as they grow, or are struggling to remember why they started their company in the first place.

Climate Change This Week: China's Choice, Climate Punch, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

China's Choice: Cut Coal Or Dry Up says a new report highlighting how coal mining and combustion technologies there are drinking up scarcer water supp...

A Conversation With Artist Morten Lassen

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."

Microsoft Allegedly Owes $1 BILLION in Delinquent Taxes

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark wants Microsoft to pay $1 billion in back taxes in one of the biggest tax cases in the country's history, local media r...

'Nordic Cool Power in Washington': What the Nordics Teach About Nation Branding

András Simonyi | Posted 04.25.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgClearly, what is unique about the Nordics is not just their cultural appeal, but also their successful 'nation branding' efforts underpinned by strong attention to both soft and hard power.

More Than 200 Pounds Of Cocaine Washes Ashore

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish police say "a considerable amount" of cocaine has washed ashore along the Scandinavian country's North Sea coast but the...

Islam Critic Escapes Assassination Attempt

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

By JAN M. OLSEN, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A gunman tried to shoot a Danish writer and prominent critic of Islam on Tuesday, but miss...

Denmark's Transgender Milestone

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A Guatemalan native has become the first transgender person to be granted asylum in Denmark. As the Copenhagen Post reported, Fernanda Milan was gr...

Drug Raid Shootout Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Denmark

AP | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish police killed an alleged drug smuggler and wounded another in the country's far north as it tried to intercept a large s...

Where Neighbors Once Saved Them From the Nazis, Jews Are Now Cautioned to Hide Their Identity

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

It is time for the European Union and the European Parliament to forthrightly tackle the growing menace of anti-Jewish hate, intimidation and violence within its borders.

Unknown Andersen Fairy Tale Found

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — For years, the somber fairy tale about a lonely candle that wanted to be lit dwelt in oblivion at the bottom of a box in D...

Remote Atlantic Island Rocked By 1st Murder In Decades

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Crime

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- In a Dec. 4 story about a rare murder case on the remote Faeroe Islands, The Associated Press, relying on information from a de...

LOOK: The Most Corrupt Countries In The World

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

Where are the most corrupt countries in the world? They span the globe, according to the newly-released Corruption Perception Index 2012 Scandinavi...

Denmark's Rules Go Too Far

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Living in Denmark was like living in an alternate reality. If you are single and turn 25, you will be covered from head to toe in cinnamon by your friends during the celebration.

When Reason Clashed With Faith and Love Didn't Conquer All: A Royal Affair

Michael Rose | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

This finely acted and engaging historical piece is shot with a contemporary sensibility that resonates today.

LOOK: Denmark's Gay Penguins Become Dads

Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices

In what the Toronto Star describes as an "apparent world first," a Danish zoo's King penguin chick has two "adoptive" fathers. After a female peng...

How To Spend Election Night Abroad

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

If you're traveling or living abroad and excited about the election, how do you plan to watch it? Will it be an all-nighter, a middle-of-the-night wake-up or a wait-and-see?

Daniel Lippman

Why Four Danes Are Campaigning For Romney In Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, VA - "Europe is not working in Europe, and it's not going to work over here," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a ...

The Most Coveted Dinner Ticket In The World?

Honest Cooking | Posted 12.17.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

Three nights. Three of the world's best chefs. Sixteen global gastro-travelers. The most coveted dinner ticket of 2012.

A World of Solutions

Wyatt Troia | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Wyatt Troia

Maybe I'm naïve, but given the magnitude of the problems we face right now, shouldn't we be casting as wide a net as possible for solutions? I don't just want Obama looking to Europe for guidance; I want him looking to every country on Earth for ideas on how to do things better.

Optimizing Design, Design Research and Innovation Through Collaboration

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

The climate for business is changing rather quickly, so focusing exclusively on competition and ROE would seem to be a losing proposition, while collaboration and innovation continues to be the way forward.

The Top 3 Security Threats the UN General Assembly Must Address

Michael Shank | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Michael Shank

What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.

Daniel Basteiro

Mr. Gay Denmark On Coming Out -- As A Muslim

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices

[Editor's note: This interview originally appeared in Spanish and has been translated.] Mr. Gay Denmark, who is also Muslim, says “it’s not eas...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Flat Earthers, Green Vikings, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bay State is using less energy per person thanks to smart policy and big investments in programs to save energy. Mitt Romney was part of that legacy, in the good ole days before he flip-flopped and hooked up with Paul Ryan.