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The government, civil society and the media are all working on programmes to better integrate refugees. But one refugee argues there are deeper prejudices at play that are keeping resourceful refugees out of the labour market. When Julien Kalimira Mzee Murhula lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) his family expected him to become […]

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Danish lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill aiming to make the Scandinavian country a less attractive destination for refugees and migrants. The bill includes several different measures, including allowing police to confiscate valuables and cash from migrants. Here are some of the main points: — Police will be able to search migrants’ luggage and […]

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One high-performing foreign student left Denmark on Thursday and another facing the same fate soon. Their crime? Working too much. Marius Youbi, an international student at Aarhus University who has achieved national fame since his case hit the media last month, has returned his native Cameroon after being kicked out of Denmark. Youbi, who received […]

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Oslo’s blood bank is calling for donations from Norwegians with foreign parents after developing a shortage of African blood. “The demand for rare or exotic blood has increased noticeably,” Lise Sofie Nissen-Meyer, the lead doctor at the bank, told Norway’s state broadcaster NRK. “We have a great need for more blood donors of foreign origin.” […]

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Danish travel agency Spies Travel is once again trying to convince the country’s citizens to have more sex—by taking more trips. (Traveling, you see, makes couples more intimate, according to research.) But while the company’s memorable 2014 ad had a patriotic theme—urging Danes to travel, and thus have more sex, and thus have more babies, […]

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