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Denmark's Little Mermaid vandalised yet again

Stockholm - The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, the city's most famous monument, was on Wednesday vandalised for the second time in just over two weeks, police said. The bronze statue had been doused in red on May 30 by activists outraged over whaling.

Denmark briefly suspends ferry services over 'threat'

Stockholm - Ferry services between Denmark and neighbouring Sweden and Germany were briefly suspended on Wednesday because of an unspecified "threat", police and the ferry operator said.

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

Seoul - The horse-riding daughter of South Korea's "Rasputin" whose lavish lifestyle in Europe was allegedly funded by millions of dollars of bribes was arrested as she flew home, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Daughter of S. Korea's 'Rasputin' set to return home from Denmark

Seoul - The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the ousting of South Korea's president will return home Wednesday from Denmark, officials said.

Copenhagen's iconic little mermaid statue vandalised over whaling

Stockholm - The "Little Mermaid" statue in Copenhagen, the city's most famous monument, was doused in red paint on Tuesday by animal rights activists outraged over whaling, police said.

South Korea 'Rasputin' daughter abandons appeal for extradition

Stockholm - The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's ousted president has cancelled her appeal against extradition, a Danish court said Wednesday.

Danish girl jailed over school bomb plot

Stockholm - A teenage girl with Islamic State group sympathies who planned to attack Danish schools with home-made bombs was on Thursday jailed for six years.

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.

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.

Dutch PM stresses EU unity over Brexit with Danish, Irish leaders

Den Haag - The leaders of the Netherlands, Ireland and Denmark stressed the need for "unity" Friday as the three northern European countries seek to minimise the impact of Britain's divorce from the EU.

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.

Denmark summons Turkey envoy over claims of anti-Erdogan list

Stockholm - Denmark on Monday summoned Turkey's charge d'affaires for talks after local media reported that Danish citizens of Turkish origin critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed they had been denounced to Ankara.

Denmark extends S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter's detention

Stockholm - A Danish court extended Wednesday for another month the detention 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.

Denmark seeks harsher punishment for 'revenge porn'

Stockholm - Denmark presented Friday a series of measures to curb "revenge porn", the sharing of nude pictures or videos of people online without their consent, including raising the penalty from six months to two years in prison.

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.

S. Korea president shuns impeachment hearing

Seoul - South Korea's Constitutional Court on Tuesday held its first full hearing on whether to confirm the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye but she stayed away from the session.

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.

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.

H5N8 bird flu spreads — Iran and Denmark report outbreaks

Tehran - The H5N8 strain of the highly contagious bird flu continues its rampage across Europe, with Iran and Denmark reporting the latest outbreaks on Monday.

Danish bishop's 300-year-old poo offers whiff of history

Copenhagen - A 300-year-old lump of faeces from a Danish bishop has shown researchers that he had a cosmopolitan diet that included grapes, figs and pepper, a Danish archaeologist said on Friday.

Denmark to trial medical cannabis programme

Copenhagen - The Danish government on Tuesday announced a four-year trial programme for medical cannabis use starting in 2018, saying it would target "some of the patients who self-medicate with illegal products.

Danish police find bodies of Syrian family in freezer

Copenhagen - Danish police said Monday they found the bodies of a slain Syrian refugee and her two young daughters in a freezer in their apartment, as they launched a manhunt for the girls' father.

Danish editor behind Mohammed cartoons clashes with paper

Copenhagen - The Danish ex-editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago on Friday accused the Jyllands-Posten newspaper of trying to silence him, saying it had let "the jihadists" win.

Danish anti-immigration party hit by EU cash scandal

Copenhagen - Denmark's anti-immigration Danish People's Party (DPP) was reeling Wednesday from a string of EU expenses scandals, including a trip to Brussels when European institutions were closed.

Danish former intel chief reported to police in book spat

Copenhagen - Denmark's intelligence service on Tuesday asked police to investigate its former head for allegedly breaching his confidentiality agreement in a book about his time at the agency.

Denmark pays for Panama Papers data on own citizens

Copenhagen - The Danish tax authority said on Thursday it had paid an anonymous source almost six million kroner (0.81 million euros, $0.9 million) for leaked data from the Panama Papers on hundreds of Danes.
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