2010 in Denmark

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Events from the year 2010 in Denmark.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 January – A Somali man is charged with trying to kill Kurt Westergaard, whose drawing of the Prophet Mohammed has sparked riots around the world.[1]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 13 July – A major European survey reveals that Danish employees are least likely to shirk work.[17]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • 3 September – By an overwhelming majority of 45 votes to 3 at the Copenhagen City Council, the construction of a new mosque is pre-approved as part of a new local plan for the city's Amager district.[21]
  • 10 September – A man is arrested in connection with a bomb at a hotel in Copenhagen.[22] See Hotel Jørgensen explosion

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • 15 November – The 16th century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe is exhumed in Prague to clarify the cause of his death, after previous tests showed high levels of mercury in his hair.[25]

December[edit]

  • 29 December – A terrorist plot "to attack Jyllands-Posten and kill an unknown number of people" fails when the accused are arrested.[26]

The arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Film[edit]

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Sports[edit]

Football[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Other[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Somali charged over attack on Danish cartoonist". BBC News. 2 January 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Danish Forces Storm Somali Pirate Ship, Free 25 People On Board". Fox News Channel. 5 February 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Three die in German motorway crash". RTÉ News. 13 February 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Denmark retains Euro trash title". Copenhagen Post. 19 March 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Denmark to fight for North Pole rights". Copenhagen Post. 29 March 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Denmark closes 4 embassies". Copenhagen Post. 15 April 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "50 million over Øresund Bridge". Copenhagen Post. 3 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "11 Danish soldiers wounded". Copenhagen Post. 5 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  9. ^ "‘Unemployed’ chef named Europe’s best". Copenhagen Post. 28 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  10. ^ "Eurovision relief for Denmark". Copenhagen Post. 28 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  11. ^ "Second Øresund Bridge study announced". Copenhagen Post. 16 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  12. ^ "Nation’s largest wind park gets green light". Copenhagen Post. 22 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  13. ^ "PET reacts to Indonesian terror threat". Copenhagen Post. 25 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  14. ^ "The party’s over: Japan 3, Denmark 1". Copenhagen Post. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  15. ^ "Danish food prices the highest in EU". Copenhagen Post. 29 June 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  16. ^ "Danish taxes EU’s highest in 2008". Copenhagen Post. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  17. ^ "There is nothing like a Dane". Copenhagen Post. 13 July 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  18. ^ "Little Mermaid spends 97th birthday in Shanghai". China Daily. 23 August 2010. Archived from the original on 27 August 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  19. ^ "Troops to leave Afghanistan by 2015". Copenhagen Post. 12 August 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  20. ^ "TV station faces terror charges". Copenhagen Post. 1 September 2010. Archived from the original on 4 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  21. ^ "Mosque approved for city's Amager district". Copenhagen Post. 3 September 2010. Archived from the original on 3 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  22. ^ "Man pleads not guilty to Danish hotel blast charges". BBC. 11 September 2010. Archived from the original on 14 September 2010. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  23. ^ "Dolphin ‘massacre’ protested". Copenhagen Post. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  24. ^ "Pia Kjærsgaard vil forbyde paraboler i Vollsmose". Politiken. Archived from the original on 1 November 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  25. ^ "Danish astronomer's body exhumed to solve mystery". 15 November 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  26. ^ Anderson, Christina; Goodman, J. David (30 December 2010). "Terror Suspects Appear in Danish Court". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 30 December 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  27. ^ "New honorary fellows within aiaeurope.org". AIA. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  28. ^ "Lene Tranberg, Hon. FAIA". AIA. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  29. ^ "Bjarke Ingels to Receive the European Prize for Architecture". Bustler. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  30. ^ "Vinterberg wins Nordic Film Prize". Politiken. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  31. ^ "Breschel calls Quick Step's bluff, solos to victory". cyclingnews. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  32. ^ "Mikkel Kessler Out-Points Carl Froch In Classic War!". East Side Boxing. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  33. ^ http://ekstrabladet.dk/sport/anden_sport/boksning/article1335734.ece