Like many cities, Copenhagen saw cycling as an ideal way of cutting congestion. But such has been the success of the policy, the Danish capital is now facing bicycle traffic jam. Dedicated cycle lanes are filling up as Danes take to two wheels to get to work in huge numbers and now two-wheeled commuters are jostling for space, The Local reported. Now Copenhagen's cyclists are going to get their own dedicated information screens, advising them how to avoid the worst congestion.
Britons seeking EU passports increase post Brexit. Photo / 123RF
There has been a sharp rise in the number of Britons applying for German nationality after last year's Brexit vote. According to an investigation by the Local, there has been a more than fivefold rise in applications made in major metropolitan areas. With no deal in place guaranteeing the rights of Britons living in the EU after the UK leaves the European Union, the move reflects growing anxiety among the expat population.