Denmark: Protest against plans to move migrants to island

Thousands gather in central Copenhagen to protest against a new government plan to move “unwanted” migrants to a remote uninhabited island. The decision is part of a new finance bill for 2019 agreed between the centre-right government and the right-wing populist Danish People’s Party.

S. Korea’s Moon visits Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Europe tour

South Korean President Moon Jae-in attends a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris ahead of a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. Moon is set to lobby for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on a seven-day Europe tour that will see him also stop in Rome, Brussels and Copenhagen. IMAGES

Danish sub killer sentenced to life in appeal trial

The High court of Copenhagen confirms Peter Madsen’s sentence to life in prison for the 2017 murder of a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine. A verdict the prosecution is “content with but not surprised”.

Macron takes scenic bike ride around Copenhagen

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, a cycling fan, takes President Emmanuel Macron for a bike ride through the streets of Copenhagen. Macron revealed while on the state visit that the Tour de France cycling race would soon embark from Copenhagen.

Macron couple welcomed at Amalienborg Palace by Danish Royals(2)

Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, on a state visit to Denmark, are welcomed by Queen Margrethe II, Crown Prince Fredrik of Denmark and his wife Mary at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. IMAGES of the family photo

Macron couple welcomed at Amalienborg Palace

Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, on a three-day state visit to Denmark and Finland, are welcomed by Queen Margrethe II, Crown Prince Fredrik of Denmark and his wife Mary at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. IMAGES

Send-off ceremony for Mexican World Cup squad

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto attends a send-off ceremony for the Mexican football squad before their friendly match on June 2 against Scotland. After that, the team will head to Copenhagen for final preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Danish inventor gets life term for journalist submarine murder

A Copenhagen court finds Danish inventor Peter Madsen guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine last year, handing him a life sentence.

Prosecutor in Peter Madson trial leaves court in Copenhagen

The prosecutor in the case of Danish inventor Peter Madson leaves court in Copenhagen on the first day of the trial. Madsen denies murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his self-built submarine, saying she died when the air pressure suddenly dropped and toxic fumes filled the vessel. IMAGES