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Denmark's fabulous food journey, from hearty fare to haute cuisine

Aarhus - Long known for their hearty meat-and-potatoes fare, Danish chefs have now carved out a name for themselves in the culinary world with trailblazing dishes at star-studded restaurants.

Pompeo puts off Greenland stop in second cancellation in week

Copenhagen - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday put off a visit to Greenland, citing pressing business in Washington -- just two days after he also ditched a trip to Germany to fly to Iraq amid soaring tensions with Iran.

Danish PM calls election for June 5

Copenhagen - Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen on Tuesday called a general election for June 5, with opinion polls suggesting a left-wing opposition bloc will kick his centre-right coalition out of office.

Talks resume between SAS and pilots as more flights cancelled

Copenhagen - Negotiations have resumed between Scandinavian airline SAS and its striking pilots, a mediator said Wednesday, as hundreds more flights were cancelled due to the strike action which has affected over 380,000 passengers.

Careless disposal of medicines increases antimicrobial resistance

Copenaghen - There are a number of ways by which antimicrobial resistance can spread, and one that is of growing concern is the disposal of medicines by consumers down sinks and toilets. A new technique can help to assess the extent of the spread.

Anders Holch Povlsen, discreet Danish billionaire

Copenhagen - Danish clothing retail billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen, one of Scotland's biggest landowners who lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka attacks, is a reclusive businessman who has jealously guarded his family's privacy over the years.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Copenhagen - Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

To vote or not to vote: Danes, Slovaks at odds over EU ballot

Nyborg - For first-time Danish voter Josepha Pultz Nielsen, voting in the upcoming European Parliament elections goes without saying, but disillusioned Juraj Martiny of Slovakia says he'll abstain because he has no faith in the system.

Babies not welcome in parliament, Danish speaker says

Copenhagen - A Danish lawmaker said Tuesday she was ordered to remove her infant daughter from parliament's chamber, sparking surprise in a country often hailed as a pioneer in women's rights.

Denmark police prosecute 14 over sharing Morocco hikers 'murder video'

Copenhagen - Danish police on Thursday said they had launched prosecutions against 14 people suspected of sharing on social media the murder video of one of the two young Scandinavian hikers killed in Morocco.

Over 3 years, Denmark seizes 25,000 euros from migrants

Copenhagen - Denmark has seized just over 25,000 euros from migrants arriving in the country in the three years since passing a controversial law allowing for the confiscation of valuables, police said Thursday.

Danish shows take TV world by storm

Copenhagen - With original boundary-breaking content, thrilling plots and charismatic actors, Danish television series have captivated audiences worldwide in recent years.

Death toll rises to eight in Danish train accident

Copenhagen - The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said Thursday.

Six dead in rail accident on wind-battered Danish bridge

Kors - Six people were killed Wednesday after debris apparently from a cargo train smashed into a passenger train in high winds on a bridge connecting two islands in Denmark, the rail operator and officials said.

Six dead in Danish train accident

Copenhagen - Six people were killed Wednesday and an unspecified number were injured in a train accident on a bridge connecting two islands in Denmark, rail operator DSB said.

Post-Christmas cholesterol levels revealed

It might be assumed that after eating plentiful quantities of rich food over the Holidays that cholesterol levels are high. A new study from Denmark reveals just how high cholesterol levels elevate following the end of the festive season.

Island exile the latest Danish blow for 'unwanted' migrants

Copenhagen - Denmark's ruling coalition has approved a controversial plan to put some 125 "unwanted" migrants on Lindholm, an uninhabited island, sparking outrage at home and abroad.

Danske Bank whistleblower says he raised alarm four times

Copenhagen - A whistleblower who uncovered a massive alleged money laundering scheme at Danske Bank's Estonian branch told a Danish parliamentary commission Monday that he had notified his superiors four times about suspicious transactions but no action was ever ta...

Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over foiled 'attack'

Copenhagen - Denmark on Tuesday recalled its ambassador to Iran after it accused Tehran of plotting a foiled "attack" against three Iranians living in the Scandinavian country."I have decided to recall Denmark's ambassador in Tehran for consultations...

Danish sub killer investigation to be made into docudrama

Copenhagen - The investigation into the murder of a Swedish journalist onboard Danish inventor Peter Madsen's homemade submarine is to be turned into a television series by a screenwriter of the hit Nordic noir show "Borgen", the production company said on Thursday...
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