Sidsel Overgaard

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In Denmark, Viral Video Sparks Wave Of Child Pornography Prosecutions

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Police say they plan to charge more than 1,000 young people who shared a video on Facebook with distributing child pornography. Those accused face being labeled as sex offenders for at least 10 years.


Why School Field Trips Are Causing Controversy In Denmark

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.


Owner Of Danish Submarine Held On Murder Charges

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.


Denmark Wants To Lead The World In Green Growth

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.


Copenhagen Uses Tech To Tackle Two-Wheel Traffic Jams

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.


Denmark's Foreign Service Will Soon Send An Ambassador To The Tech World

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.


Denmark's 'House Of Memories' Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer's Patients

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.


Denmark Martyr Museum Draws Controversy For Including Terrorists In Exhibit

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.


Denmark's 'Martyr Museum' Places Socrates And Suicide Bombers Side-By-Side

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.


Can Oregano Fight Cow Belches — And Climate Change?

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.


In Denmark, Dancing Organic Dairy Cows Signal Start Of Summer

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.


Love Your Sourdough Starter? In Stockholm, You Can Hire A Sitter For It

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.


Denmark's New Grocer Is Selling Expired Food, And It's A Hit

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 ...


Danes Say Zoo Dissections Fit With Country's 'Very Honest' Parenting

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.


Migrants Enter Denmark, Determined To Reach Sweden

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.


Denmark Targets Consumer Behavior In Campaign To Reduce Food Waste

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.


Denmark Might Be Winning The Global Race To Prevent Food Waste

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 ...


When Danish Cows See Fresh Spring Pasture, They Jump For Joy

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 ...


Congenial Arctic Council Displeased By Russia's Move Into Crimea

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?


Artists Bring Back The Human Zoo To Teach A Lesson In History

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 ...