Denmark proper (not counting Greenland) gets its first natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in addition to its three cultural sites, as Stevns Klint and the Danish parts of the Wadden Sea are inscribed on the UNESCO list.
Doha, 23 June – The World Heritage Committee this morning inscribed properties in the Russian Federation, Costa Rica, Viet Nam, India, Philippines and Denmark on the World Heritage List. It also approved ...
3 Greenpeace activists successfully evade a Danish warship to scale an oil rig off the coast of Greenland, attempting to begin deepwater drilling in the arctic. Context: Denmark, Greenland
Denmark sends a scientific team to the Arctic to try to establish that the Lomonosov Ridge is an extension of Greenland so it can claim sovereignty over oil reserves. Context: Denmark, Greenland
Denmark's Prince Henrik announces he won't be buried next to Queen Margrethe II in the Roskilde Cathedral where Danish royals have been buried since 1559. The 83-year-old, French-born Henrik has been dissatisfied with his non-equal role as Prince consort. The 77-year old Margrethe, who had a specially designed sarcophagus made for the couple, accepts Henrik's decision, according to a royal house spokeswoman. Context: Denmark
An earthquake and tsunami strike Greenland leaving at least 4 dead. Context: Greenland
Scientists confirm that Denmark has its first wild pack of Gray wolves for the first time in 200 years. Context: Denmark
Denmark's government announces it will be withdrawing its seven F-16 fighter jets from military operations against ISIL in Iraq and Syria from mid-December. Context: Denmark
Merger talks between Danish oil and gas corporations DONG Energy and Maersk have reached an impasse over valuation. Context: Denmark
Denmark gets a new coalition government as the centre-right liberal party Venstre joins forces with the Conservative People's Party and the libertarian-leaning Liberal Alliance whose leader, Anders Samuelsen, becomes Denmark's sixth foreign minister in six years. Context: Denmark
Denmark's government plans to buy the leaked Panama Papers containing Danish citizens. Context: Denmark
The oldest fossil (stromatolite) that had life is discovered in the melting snow at the Isua Greenstone Belt of Greenland. Context: Greenland
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