A handout picture provided by Copenhagen Police. Photograph: EPA/Danish Police Handout 1:49

When Aydin Soei, a sociologist in Denmark, met members of an inner city gang in 2008, one teenage tough stood out as more intelligent than his peers, (...)

Flowers planed in front of the cultural center Krudttonden in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Two men detained on Sunday have been ordered to remain in custody for 10 days after being charged with aiding the suspect in the Copenhagen terror att(...)

An undated picture released by Copenghagen police in 2013 shows the man suspected of killing two people in shootings in Copenhagen. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:04

Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said the gunman who attacked a free-speech event and a synagogue in Copenhagen over the weekend probably(...)

Police forensics inspect bullet holes in the door of Krudttoenden cafe where the terrorist attack started in Copenhagen. Photograph: LIselotte Sabroe/Denmark Out

Inna Shevchenko, a leader of the Ukrainian protest group Femen, was addressing an audience of about 30 people on the danger of gunmen suppressing free(...)

Danish prime minister Helle Thorning Schmidt arrives at the synagogue in Krystalgade in Copenhagen to show her sympathy. Photograph: Simon Laessoee/Scanpix/Reuters

Queen Margrethe of Denmark has called on Danes to defend together their shared values after police yesterday shot dead a 22-year-old Danish-born man (...)

An undated picture released by Copenghagen police shows the man suspected of killing two people in shootings in Copenhagen. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The suspected gunman behind double shootings in Copenhagen was identified as a 22-year-old with a history of violent crime who had only been freed fro(...)

 ‘In Germany establishment parties have ruled out co-operation with Pegida, the German acronym for “Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West”.’ Supporters of the Pegida movement waves flags while they gather for a march in their first Berlin demonstration,  following  marches in Dresden.  Photograph:  Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Barely a week gone, and 2015 has already not proved a good advertisement for European tolerance and multiculturalism. Mosques have been bombed in Swed(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron in the House of Commons, where he said Britain would not  pay “anything like” the €2.1 billion surcharge sought by the EU.  Photograph: PA Wire

Denmark’s prime minister has poured cold water on Britain’s hopes of reducing an extra €2.1 billion contribution to EU budgets being demanded by the E(...)

 A number of EU commissioner designates, including Irish nominee Phil Hogan (above), will meet incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker this week in Brussels. Photograph: David Sleator

Ireland is interested in securing an EU commissionership related to jobs, investment and growth, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this weekend, suggesting t(...)

 Children who were evacuated stand in their beds in the ‘Antoshka’ orphanage in Kramatorsk, Ukraine today. About 70 children have been evacuated to the orphanage from Donetsk and Makeevka orphanages due to fighting between militants and Ukrainian forces in the areas. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said he is convinced the EU will lay the groundwork today for new sanctions against Russia, expressing hope that they will push Moscow into peacefully settling tensions with Kiev. Photograph: EPA

Ukraine said today Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signalled th(...)