Using the same "toxic" assets that led to the subprime crisis, Denmark has created what they believe to be the best home mortgage system in the world. It's been 200 years since someone defaulted on payment.
Climate change is wreaking havoc on Greenlands sensitive ecosystems. But it is also giving miners and energy explorers easier access to the Arctic islands valuable natural resources. Greenland is thought to be particularly rich in rare earth minerals.
There is now some real science beyond the myths and stereotypes about what sets that relatively rare redheaded breed apart from the rest of us. Though sometimes taunted by schoolmates, redheads turn out to be more resistant to physical pain than blonds and brunettes.
A group of squatters is pooling its resources and trading shares in an effort to save Christiania, a so-called autonomous neighborhood founded 40 years ago in central Copenhagen. The famous squat long a target of rightist politicians is being eyed by developers.
Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt has been elected Denmark's first female Prime Minister to succeed outgoing PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen.