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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 ...

World Aug 15, 2018

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry. Denmark's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it had approved ...

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing niqab

World / Social Issues Aug 4, 2018

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing niqab

A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab on Friday became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a controversial new law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places, media reported. Police were called to a shopping center in Horsholm, in the northeastern region ...