People around the world are up in arms about the way Danish zoo officials killed a healthy giraffe and fed it to the lions. But the zoo is defending its decision as a way of protecting the giraffe population from inbreeding.
They were born minutes apart and they are both enviable craft brewers, so why won't these brothers drink a pint with each other? Journalist Jonah Weiner shares the story behind a rivalry that is delighting the beer world.
In Denmark, restrictive family immigration laws often prevent young Danes from marrying and living in the country with non-European spouses. One of the consequences is that it has forced many second-generation immigrants to leave Denmark.
Nearly 9 million people call Mexico City home, and some 21 million people live in the metro area. It can take hours to get around, especially during rush hour. One solution that’s catching on though: Riding a bicycle.
Germany has loudly protested US spying on its government — and now some politicians are ready to take action. But not with the high-tech solution you might expect. Meanwhile, a Danish funeral director is putting coffins on bikes — and a RAF fighter jet is up for auction. That and more in today's Global Scan.
The World's Clark Boyd reports from Denmark on a new factory that's making ethanol from straw. If the technology pans out, supporters hope it will help replace both gasoline and biofuels made from food crops.