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 great feasting hall depicted in the English epic poem Beowulf may be located under a field in east Denmark. Tom Christensen, curator of Denmark's Roskilde Museum has been leading the archaeological investigation.
Denmark has enacted strict immigration laws that prevent Danes who marry foreigners from living in their home country. For many, that's meant moving to nearby Sweden and often commuting back and forth every day for work.
The latest dump of secret documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shows that the agency spied on participants in the fateful 2009 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen. The question is whether it mattered.
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.