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World 30 May 2019 | 4:04 PM

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about.

TECH 21 Jan 2019 | 5:00 AM

Hygge and high-tech: Yearning for past cosiness amid digital madness

As our world becomes more connected, people want a place where they can get away from everything. This is what current interior design trends are all about: building a cosy nest for a digital Neanderthal.

World 18 Jan 2019 | 4:16 AM

Want to be Danish? You'd better shake hands

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Afghan-born Sakandar Khan, 30, was among the first nine new Danish citizens who shook hands with Denmark's immigration minister under a new law that makes a handshake the final step in the naturalisation process.

Metro News 12 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Excelling in both academia and sports

AS THE saying goes, “give credit where credit is due”, and First City University College did just that by awarding its students and recognising their achievements in various competitions at state, national and international levels during an annual awards ceremony recently.

Metro News 25 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Graduating with bright outlook ahead

IT WAS a memorable day on Oct 21 for First City University College’s Class of 2018 graduates as they reached the pinnacle of their education journey.

World 18 Apr 2018 | 7:06 PM

Back hygge for happiness - Danes seek UNESCO recognition

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will ask the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO to recognise officially the concept of 'hygge' - a reason, Danes argue, why their country is among the happiest in the world.