Universities are being asked to be more mindful of students who do not drink alcohol, after new research shows they are at higher risk of dropping out
While parliament is divided over whether to legalise cannabis, Copenhagen City Hall is in favour, arguing that it could undermine the violent gangs that control the lucrative billion-kroner industry
Copenhagen's latest landmark recycling initiative promises to help the city accomplish its sustainability goals – if they can collect enough organic waste to make it profitable
It's been a violent summer in Nørrebro with more than 26 shootings. But this increase in gang activity arrives as gang membership and youth crime is dropping. Sociologist Aydin Soei argues that earlier intervention is a better tool than tougher penalties
As violence against prison guards sharply increases, the Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen has warned that the Danish prison model may need a rethink. While he wants more focus on the prison's role as punishment, experts and the Danish Prison Officers Union warn that violence will only escalate if guards are discouraged from forming relationships with inmates.
A massive public information campaign has been launched in Denmark to rebuild confidence in the HPV vaccine after widespread – but unfounded – concerns about its safety
I don’t want to decide how many immigrants come to Denmark. I just want the government to follow the law
Asrin Mesbah and her team of legal aid volunteers work for free to secure the rights of refugees and immigrants with limited resources. She was shocked to find out how many cases are mismanaged and worries that it demonstrates the government's willingness to go to any length to limit immigration – even if it undermines core democratic principles
Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants have been saved from drowning in the Mediterranean by NGOs this year. While the Liberal Party argues that these missions only encourage smugglers, the opposition Social Democrats propose establishing refugee-processing centres in North Africa and the Middle East so refugees need not risk their lives at sea for a chance at asylum
Aaron Dessner from The National has teamed up with chef Claus Meyer and brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø to create a festival, Haven, that celebrates good music, food and beer. Ahead of its launch this August, Dessner sat down to talk about the origins of the festival, why The National has a political position, and the things that Denmark is doing right – but why Danes shouldn't be complacent
Student grants and tuition-free university secure the future of the Danish labour market. But with many EU students travelling to Denmark for free grants and university education only to return home, should Danish taxpayers really be paying to educate Europe's youth?
The disappearing goal line: Immigrants complain of “injustice” of ever stricter permanent residency rules
Immigrants who were on track to get permanent residency have had the rug pulled from under them twice in two years, leaving some asking whether Denmark is the right country in which to invest their energy
A 25-year-old producer has been tasked with creating the score for a 400-year-old play. But despite his young age, Mike Sheridan has already arrived at a stage in his career where he feels ready to take on the challenge of creating the soundscape for one of Denmark's most important theatrical events – Hamlet at Kronborg