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Business

Electric Cars for Denmark

California start-up Better Place and Danish utility Dong Energy have lined up financing to bring an electric car charging network to Denmark by 2011.
The two companies have secured 75 million Euro in venture capital financing which will go to constructing stations where drivers can recharge batteries for electric cars. […]

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Business

Denmark Provides Bank Loans To Hedge Off Long Recession

After seeing what the United States and other countries have been going through Denmark will offer loans to banks and mortgage lenders worth around 17.8 billion dollars. It is the largest bailout ever given by lawmakers and is being used so the residents of Denmark will not see a protracted recession. 75 billion kroner will be allocated to the banks and the rest will go to the mortgage lenders. The interest rate according to the government will be based on the financial strength of each business. […]

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Daily Life

Moving To Denmark

If you are making plans to move to Denmark there are some things you will want to know to make the transition as smooth as possible. One of the first things that you will need to take care of is your work and residence permits. This gives you the opportunity to live and work in Denmark. Moving or relocating to Denmark is something that more people are doing as they realize all the things this country has to offer. […]

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Food&Drink

Copenhagen – Lifestyle

Amazingly, there has been a transformation in the lifestyle of Danish people. Earlier eating out was generally restricted to Friday’s and Saturday’s. But now the partying culture can be seen amongst them almost everyday. Bars and Cafe’s are burgeoning with happening crowd […]

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Religion&Society

Culture of Denmark

The Culture of Denmark has some general characteristics often associated with Danish society and everyday culture. Modesty, punctuality but above all equality are important aspects of the Danish way of life. Indeed, deliberate attempts to distinguish oneself from others may be viewed with hostility in line with Jante’s Law a widely respected unofficial code of Scandinavian conduct. […]

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Education

Denmark’s National Bird

SWAN…..In 1984, after a TV voting in Danish national television. The viewers decided that the mute swan, should replace the skylark as the Danish national bird. […]

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Business

Denmark re-thinks Euro introduction

Denmark need to join the euro zone to weather the financial crisis, Denmark’s Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said recently. Polls show that 50 percent of Danes are now in favour of scrapping the Danish Krone (DKK).
“The euro ensures political and economical stability in Europe and the current financial turmoil makes it evident that Denmark has to join the Euro,” said Mr Rasmussen. […]