Sidsel Overgaard appears in the following:
Friday, December 22, 2017
Denmark's seeing a controversy over how to handle Christmas in public schools. The country is largely secular but takes children on church field trips for the holiday.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Police in Denmark are investigating the disappearance of a Swedish journalist, who had been on an amateur-built submarine before it sank. The sub's owner has been charged in the journalist's death.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Google may soon join Apple and Facebook in building a data center in Denmark. Thanks to easy access to renewable energy, big corporations can say their Danish data centers have zero emissions.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
So many environmentally minded Danes now commute by bicycle that the capital city of Copenhagen has installed digital traffic information signs and created apps to help prevent congestion.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen says the new diplomatic post is a nod to the digital world's impact on people's day-to-day lives, which he says is greater than most nations' impact.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The apartment in a museum is a detailed reconstruction of a 1950s home, with all its smells, sounds and textures. Psychologists say it can spark memories for people with dementia.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
"The Martyr Museum" features historic heroes like Joan of Arc alongside some perpetrators of recent terrorist attacks. The idea is to try to understand what drives some to give their life to a cause.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
The new exhibit features Western icons alongside perpetrators of recent terrorist attacks. The controversial idea is to understand what drives people to give their life for a cause.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Gassy cows account for a good deal of the methane — a powerful greenhouse gas — generated by livestock farming. Danish researchers think feeding cows oregano might help rein in the bovine burps.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
It's the time of year when Denmark's organic dairy cows come dancing out of their barns and into the fields of spring while thousands of Danes cheer them on. This year, the farmers may be dancing too as organic milk proves to be the one bright spot in an otherwise dismal global dairy market.
Monday, March 28, 2016
A batch of starter can live indefinitely, but it also requires a certain amount of care and feeding. Apparently, that can pose a problem for Swedes and their five weeks of annual vacation.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Denmark is once again distinguishing itself in the race against food waste — this time, with a supermarket hawking items once destined for the trash bin.
Those items might include treats for a holiday that happened last week, a ripped box of cornflakes, plain white rice mislabeled as basmati, or ...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Last weekend at an event in Denmark called "Animals Inside Out," a college biology student publicly dissected a lion. Attendees — including young children — were given a close-up, gory view.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Denmark has been trying to dissuade refugees from crossing its borders. But an estimated 3,000 have entered the country since Sunday, and some Danes are helping them make their way to Sweden.
Monday, September 07, 2015
In the last few years, Denmark has become the world champion in reducing the amount of food that lands in the garbage.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
At a festival on the Danish island of Fyn, Claus Holm, a fast-talking Danish celebrity chef, is sniffing and mixing into a pot of stew an ingredient he calls "totally forbidden." It's cream, and it expires today.
Danes' increasing willingness to buy and consume items like just-expired dairy products has ...
Monday, April 20, 2015
"They're running a little late," chides an elderly gentleman, tapping his watch at 12:02 p.m. He's come to this farm near the Danish city of Ikast, along with about 1,500 others, to celebrate what has become something of a national holiday in Denmark. It's the Sunday in mid-April when thousands ...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
The situation in Ukraine has lead to speculation about how and whether the conflict might trickle into other parts of Eastern Europe. What could global tensions mean for diplomacy in the far North?
Sunday, May 04, 2014
In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut "village" for five months.
When artists Mohamed Ali Fadlabi and Lars Cuzner first heard mentions of Norway's historic "human zoo" they were surprised, sure. But what ...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.