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
We hit the streets during the Distortion street parties in Copenhagen. This is what we saw.
Sex workers lack the same protections as other professions and struggle to find safe places to work, even though sex work is a taxable profession. Experts argue that legal ambiguities and lingering social stigmas continue to marginalise a vulnerable group
Fathers in Norway, Sweden and Iceland take four times more parental leave with their children than fathers in Denmark. It's a pity that Denmark lags behind, because when parents split the leave more evenly, mothers get a career and earnings boost
When Adam Holm asked some of Europe's biggest thinkers how they viewed the state of Europe, he was shocked by their pessimism. But the journalist and historian is also struggling to reconcile whether his dream of a free and inclusive Europe is possible without more control over who is allowed to call the continent home
Udlændinge Vejleder Udlændinge (UVU) helps immigrants, refugees and minority Danes navigate the Danish educational system – and integrate into society along the way. Mary Consolata Namagambe explains that her own difficulty getting into law school motivated her to help others
An unassuming corner of land is home to the greatest concentration of animal and plant life in all of Copenhagen, but it risks being destroyed by a housing development that has been in the works for 20 years. As activists organise protests to protect the land, the choice between collecting a billion kroner in potential revenue and protecting a unique ecosystem is shaping up to be a central issue in the upcoming municipal elections