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Denmark closes probe into Nord Stream blasts saying there's not enough grounds for a criminal case

Feb. 26, 2024 07:30 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark on Monday joined Sweden in closing its investigation into the 2022 explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines, with authorities saying they concluded there was deliberate sabotage but “not the sufficient grounds" to pursue a criminal case. ...

Scandinavian storm tears a roof off a Swedish train station and leaves ferries idle but no one hurt

Feb. 23, 2024 08:53 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A storm packing strong winds in Sweden tore a roof off of the main train station in Goteborg on Friday, knocking out power and temporarily halting rail traffic in and out of the country's second largest city. There were no immediate reports of injuries. ...

Denmark records highest number of antisemitic incidents since WWII, part of a grim European trend

Feb. 22, 2024 07:16 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The number of antisemitic incidents registered in Denmark since the Oct. 7 attack on Israel that ignited the war in Gaza has reached levels not seen since World War II, the head of the Scandinavian country's small Jewish community said Thursday. “We...

Daughter of a long-detained human rights activist in Bahrain says she has cancer, urges his release

Feb. 19, 2024 21:33 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The daughter of a long-detained human rights activist in Bahrain said she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and again called for her father's release. Maryam al-Khawaja also urged Denmark, where both al-Khawajas have citizenship, to do...

Denmark's new king and queen to visit Scandinavian monarchies on 1st foreign state tour

Feb. 09, 2024 09:07 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's new King Frederik X who was proclaimed king on Jan. 14, and his Australian-born wife Queen Mary will travel to Sweden and Norway in May on their first foreign state tour, the palace said Friday. Danish monarchs traditionally traveled to another...

King Charles III's cancer diagnosis lays bare pressures at Buckingham Palace

Feb. 06, 2024 20:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis heaps more pressure on the British monarchy, which is still evolving after the 70-year reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II. When he succeeded his mother 17 months ago, Charles’ task was to demonstrate that the 1,000-year-old...

Denmark's King Frederik X visits Poland in his first trip abroad as monarch

Jan. 31, 2024 09:25 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — King Frederik X of Denmark began his first trip abroad as monarch Wednesday with a three-day visit to Poland that is focused on promoting his country's businesses and climate policies. Frederik, who was proclaimed king on Jan. 14, received a red-carpet welcome...

Norway’s aging king, Harald V, is on sick leave because of a respiratory infection

Jan. 31, 2024 05:32 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s aging king, Harald V, is on sick leave until Feb. 2 because of a respiratory infection, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Wednesday. The 86-year-old monarch, who has repeatedly said he has no plans to abdicate unlike his second...

Novo Nordisk: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 31, 2024 05:14 AM EST

BAGSVAERD, Denmark (AP) — BAGSVAERD, Denmark (AP) — Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.17 billion. The Bagsvaerd, Denmark-based company said it had net income of 71 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street...

Russian man who flew on Los Angeles flight without passport or ticket found guilty of being stowaway

Jan. 26, 2024 18:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Russian man who flew on a plane from Denmark to Los Angeles in November without a passport or ticket is guilty of being a stowaway on an aircraft, a federal jury found Friday. Sergey Vladimirovich Ochigava arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 4...