Denmark has a political taxes scandal involving a "big and sloppy error" by Social Democrats leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Brazil, Denmark, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States issue a joint condemnation of the worldwide persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Ukraine receives 509,400 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by Denmark.
The Minority government of Denmark, held by Social Democrats, agrees with four left-leaning and center parties to support a law proposal that would allow for the culling of 15 million minks across the country over concerns about a mutated version of the virus that has spread among the animals. The proposed law also bans mink farming until the end of next year.
Rasmus Paludan, leader of the far-right Danish political party Hard Line, is sentenced to prison for one month for a string of offences, including hate speech, defamation and dangerous driving.
Denmark passes a law that requires new citizens to shake hands with a Danish official at their naturalization ceremony. It is widely believed that the law was made to spite potential Muslim immigrants, who usually refuse to shake hands with people of the opposite gender. Several Danish municipalities are openly looking for loopholes in the law.
Merger talks between Danish oil and gas corporations DONG Energy and Maersk have reached an impasse over valuation.
Denmark's government plans to buy the leaked Panama Papers containing Danish citizens.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt presents her new coalition government, thereby becoming the 41st and the first female Prime Minister of Denmark. She takes over the office from Lars Løkke Rasmussen.
Voters in Denmark go to the polls for parliamentary elections with a left-wing Coalition led by the Social Democrats winning enough seats to form Government.
Denmark upgrades its relation with Palestine to a mission, the second highest rank, following many other western nations recent upgrades.