Oct 16, 2013 — The debate over lifting a ban on uranium extraction pits the Danish territory's lawmakers against environmentalists. It would be a controversial move and one with consequences for Greenland's economic development as well as its political status.
Aug 13, 2013 — The appearance of a Brazilian fish has sent a chill through summertime swimmers in Sweden and Denmark. The alarming fish isn't the much-feared piranha, but a cousin, the pacu, which has large teeth and a reputation for attacking men's testicles.
Mar 11, 2013 — While its true that noroviruses are "perhaps the perfect human pathogens," as The Journal of Infectious Diseases reports, it also seems that Noma could have spared some of its diners from the pathogens if the staff had read emails from health inspectors.
Nov 2, 2012 — The Danish tradition of releasing the Christmas beer on the first Friday in November started with a beloved TV commercial from 1980 for a straight-laced 140 year-old brewing company, and now it's practically a national holiday.
Dec 29, 2010 — Four people have been arrested in Denmark and a fifth in Sweden for allegedly plotting to bomb the newspaper that printed cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad.
Jan 15, 2010 — On today's podcast, why the Danes love paying taxes.
Jan 13, 2010 — On today's podcast, is Denmark a fluke or a model to be imitated?
Dec 9, 2009 — On today's Planet Money, David Kestenbaum tells us what all the fuss in Copenhagen is about. Hint — it's green.