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Danish submarine builder says falling hatch door killed journalist

Copenhagen - A Danish inventor accused of killing a journalist aboard his homemade submarine said Tuesday that she died when a hatch door fell on her head, but prosecutors insisted he murdered her.

Danish energy company turns the page on gas and oil

DONG Energy AS, Denmark's majority state-owned energy company, is selling off its last oil and natural-gas fields in a deal expected to close this month or next. Goldman Sachs has agreed to sell 7.5 million shares in the energy group to investors.

Peter Madsen: Danish inventor with a rocky past

Copenhagen - An eccentric inventor described as fanatical and foul-tempered, Peter Madsen's career has been punctuated by stories of professional fallouts, mood swings and a willingness to go it alone.

Air France launches investigation into boarding pass mishap

Copenhagen - Air France on Thursday said it was investigating how a passenger was put on the wrong plane, travelling with a boarding pass bearing the same name as another passenger on that flight.

Report raises concerns about pollution levels inside cars

Copenhagen - A new Danish study has found that a car driver often breathes in a higher level of pollution compared with a cyclist, when traversing the same road. This raises a new concern about air quality and public health.

Where will the next major infectious disease outbreak occur?

Copenhage - Macroecologists are altering the health and medical community over a serious lack of data on the worldwide distribution of disease-causing organisms. This paucity of information will happen responses to the next global epidemic.

Imam accused in Denmark of calling for murder of Jews

Copenhagen - Denmark's Jewish community has filed a complaint over an imam accused of calling for the murder of Jews in a case sparking political opprobrium, it emerged Thursday.

Anti-IS coalition meets in Denmark to assess campaign

Copenhagen - Key members of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday to assess the campaign's next steps as the jihadists' "caliphate" collapses.

Antibiotics counteract benefits of whole grain

Copenhagen - Antibiotics can adversely affect the health properties of whole grain. This appears particularly so for women. According to a new study, experimental findings show the importance of controlling the use of antibiotics.

Wolves return to Denmark for first time in 200 years

Copenhague - At least five wolves, including one female, have returned to Denmark for the first time in two centuries, a zoologist who has obtained DNA evidence said on Thursday.

Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world

Aarhus - Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world.

Denmark to extradite S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter

- A Danish court on Wednesday ordered the extradition of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Sea life changes as a result of melting ice caps

Copenhagen - The ecological changes that go with the increasing amount of sea ice melting in the Arctic is disturbing — but it's not the only side to the story. The melting leads to increased production of algae and more food for creatures in the sea.

Denmark's Dong Energy to phase out coal by 2023

Since its inception in 2006, Denmark's Dong Energy, already a leader in green energy technologies, announced on Thursday they will become 100 percent coal-free by 2023.

Denmark says awaits S.Korea extradition request for 'Rasputin' daughter

Copenhagen - Danish authorities said Tuesday they had yet to receive a formal request by South Korea for the extradition of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the heart of a scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Daughter of S.Korea's 'Rasputin' arrested in Denmark

Copenhagen - The daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president, has been arrested in Denmark after months in hiding, Danish police said Monday.

EU offers Denmark police data access amid terror warnings

Copenhagen - The European Commission on Thursday offered Denmark continued partial access to Europol's database even though the country voted against full membership of the police organisation, which fears new terror attacks across Europe.

EU on track to meet 2020 target for renewable energy: report

Copenhagen - EU countries are on track to meet their 2020 targets for renewable energy and emissions cuts but could fall short of ambitious longer-term goals, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said Thursday.

Bikes now outnumber cars in Copenhagen

Copenhagen - The capital city of Denmark, Copenhagen, has hit a new record. For the first time ever, the city is home to more bicycles than cars.

Top Danish restaurant fined for hygiene breaches

Copenhagen - Denmark's only three-star Michelin restaurant on Thursday faced questions over hygiene after it was fined 20,000 kroner (2,688 euros, $2,839) by the country's food safety authority.
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