A view of the freight train after the crash on the Great Belt Bridge in Nyborg, Denmark. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/ AP

Danish police said on Thursday the death toll from a train crash on Wednesday has risen to eight from six people. Five women and three men were killed(...)

The Danish royal family, left, look as pallbearers carry the coffin of Prince Henrik during the funeral ceremony. Photograph: Liselotte Sabroe/Ritzau Scanpix via AP

Thousands of Danes bid farewell to the late Prince Henrik ahead of his funeral on Tuesday, despite a controversy over his choice not to be buried in t(...)

Danish Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik greeting well-wishers from the balcony on the occasion of the Queen’s 76th Birthday celebration at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen in 2016. Photograph: Marie Hald/Scanpix Denmark/AFP/Getty

Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe, has died at the age of 83, Denmark’s palace has said. A statement on the ro(...)

 Queen Elizabeth II  is now the longest-reigning monarch in British history, overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria’s record by one day. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

There are several royal queens around the world, but it’s Elizabeth II who truly owns the definitive article here and at home as in: “The Queen”. N(...)

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 (...)