Danish murders most foul

Danish murders most foul

Murder is quite rare in Denmark, but one of its citizens will soon be on trial for a particularly gruesome killing. The high-profile case comes almost a century after the world was stunned by another horrific case, that of a Danish woman who systematically murdered as...
Dane invented troll dolls

Dane invented troll dolls

In the upcoming season of gift-giving, many eyes will brighten at on seeing a troll doll. These funny-looking figures were created in the 1950s by a Dane, Thomas Dam, who was struggling to earn a living as a fisherman. A carving hobbyist, he made a wooden figurine...
Horseman King in Nazi days

Horseman King in Nazi days

Danish King Christian X had a very unusual habit for a royal – to ride his horse daily through Copenhagen’s streets, without any guards, saluting the citizens who paused to acknowledge him. But 75 years ago, on such an excursion in October 1942, his horse lurched –...