Pentagon warns about risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

Asia Pacific May 3, 2019

Pentagon warns about risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday. The assessment is included in the U.S. ...

World Apr 30, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco

Two dozen suspects are set to go on trial in Morocco on Thursday for offenses linked to the gruesome murder of two young Scandinavian hikers late last year that shocked the North African country. Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland ...

Pilot strike grounds 110,000 travelers with carrier SAS

Business Apr 29, 2019

Pilot strike grounds 110,000 travelers with carrier SAS

A further 110,000 air passengers faced being left grounded after Scandinavian carrier SAS on Sunday canceled 1,213 flights as pilot strike action spiraled. Pilots demanding better pay and conditions walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway on Friday and the disruption is now ...

Lego to open 80 new toy shops in China this year

Business Feb 1, 2019

Lego to open 80 new toy shops in China this year

Danish toymaker Lego plans to more than double the number of shops in China this year to 140 in its most rapid expansion in any market as demand for its colourful plastic bricks remains unaffected by a broader slowdown in the economy. With declining or ...

Danish shows taking global TV world by storm

Entertainment News Jan 7, 2019

Danish shows taking global TV world by storm

With original boundary-breaking content, thrilling plots and charismatic actors, Danish television series have captivated audiences worldwide in recent years. The latest show to hit the small screen is "Ride Upon the Storm," which is being distributed in almost 80 countries with a debut late January ...

Danish party puts forward island exile plan for 'unwanted' migrants

World Dec 21, 2018

Danish party puts forward island exile plan for 'unwanted' migrants

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. Those selected will live in buildings once used by scientists for research on infectious diseases in animals. The proposal has brought ...

Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

World Nov 2, 2018

Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

Norway summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday over a suspected assassination plot against an Iranian Arab opposition figure in Denmark involving a Norwegian citizen of Iranian background. Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected the Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out an assassination ...

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

Soccer Sep 7, 2018

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

World Cup winner France was held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League on Thursday, as Gareth Bale starred in a big win for Wales. The heavyweight showdown at Allianz Arena between the last ...

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

World Sep 5, 2018

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, challenged his life sentence before an appeals court Wednesday. The three-day session at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen before three judges and three ...