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Denmark Strengthens Rape Laws, Outlaws Sex Without Explicit Consent

Denmark Strengthens Rape Laws, Outlaws Sex Without Explicit Consent

Denmark strengthened its rape laws on Thursday by criminalising sex without explicit consent. The new law passed by parliament widened the circumstances that could constitute rape – under the old legislation, prosecutors had to show the rapist had used violence or attacked someone who was unable to resist. “Now it will be clear, that if […]

Hunting For Hygge, A New Ingredient In Denmark’s Recipe For Happiness

Hunting For Hygge, A New Ingredient In Denmark’s Recipe For Happiness

Jeppe Trolle Linnet’s gaze dances around Bang & Jensen, his favourite Copenhagen café-bar, seeking out anything and everything that brings it hygge, that untranslatable quality of places, people and togetherness prized by Danes above almost all else. “It’s the candles, obviously … the lighting. It’s not like they have big lamps on the ceiling,” he […]