Her song, Only Teardrops - the bookmakers' favourite - won comfortably at Saturday night's finals, scoring 281 points at a glittering ceremony watched by millions of viewers.Monday, 20 May, 2013, 5:39am
When Copenhagen-based architect Rosan Bosch was commissioned to design the interiors of a school in Stockholm, she introduced a giant iceberg with a cinema, a room for relaxation and recreation, and colourful custom-designed furnishings designed to inspire creativity and learning.28 Nov 2012 - 3:12am
A prolific Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to at least five of his 43 children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said.26 Sep 2012 - 4:10am
Danish security police say 14 members of an extreme left-wing group were arrested in Copenhagen overnight for planning to carry out politically motivated vandalism.
The Security and Intelligence Service says seven men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 48 were targeting “police and other public institutions.” The agency did not give further details.19 Sep 2012 - 6:11pm
Vice-President Xi Jinping will meet the Danish prime minister on Monday, his first appearance since pulling out of a meeting with Hillary Rodham Clinton this week.
His withdrawal from that and another meeting with a visiting official led to speculation about the reason for the no-shows.7 Sep 2012 - 4:03am
Denmark's housing slump is nearing its end as the excesses of the nation's property boom fade and the gap between people's earnings and the price of a home narrows, an analyst has claimed.4 Sep 2012 - 11:45pm
Green group complains about Yau's Europe trip
Edward Yau Tang-wah, the former secretary for the environment who now heads the chief executive's office, acquired some notoriety for doing little to improve the environment, but in the 60 months he was in the job managed to squeeze in some 59 overseas trips.18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The recently released World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations, lists countries' ranking in 'happiness'.30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Denmark plays a larger role in Hong Kong life than many people realise. It starts in childhood when many youngsters get their first taste of the construction industry via Lego, which has been a part of growing up in Denmark since the 1930s.16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Visitors to some public and university libraries on the mainland may well find themselves in a 'living library', offering 'living books' (real people) to readers.
The idea of a living - or human - library, started in Denmark in 2000 and promotes dialogue, reduces prejudice and encourages understanding as visitors talk with the 'people on loan'.17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The floor is covered by a grass print carpet, on which adjustable-height desks that allow workers to do their jobs standing up - improving blood circulation - are piled neatly.
It is not an avant-garde furniture warehouse but the new office of a design centre aimed at being the seed for a future exchange of creativity between Hong Kong and Denmark.26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Denmark may have one of the smallest populations in Europe, but its residents are taking large steps towards achieving independence from coal, oil and natural gas by 2050.16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
FARM STORY The estate farm is roughly 1,000 hectares. The Christmas tree [area] amounts to 50 hectares - not a lot in terms of land but there is a relatively high yield and turnover on Christmas trees.5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
It's been billed as the most important climate summit in history, but some delegates have failed their first test after it emerged some will land in Copenhagen in private jets, and then be ferried around in gas-guzzling limousines.
Reports said that more than 1,200 limousines have flooded into the Danish capital for the green summit.9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong lost to Denmark 3-2 in their Sudirman Cup world mixed-team championships opener in Guangzhou last night. The Danes took the first two matches in the mixed doubles and men's singles before Hong Kong pulled one back through world number two Zhou Mi in the women's singles. Denmark made sure of victory in the men's doubles.11 May 2009 - 12:00am