Latest Copenhagen News

Denmark recalls spicy South Korean noodles over health concerns

Jun. 13, 2024 08:51 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Food authorities in Denmark have recalled three types of spicy instant noodle products imported from South Korea over possible risks of “acute poisoning.” Consumers are asked to discard them or return the noodles to the retailer. The noodles are made...

A Russian woman is questioned in Denmark over allegations of helping a foreign intelligence agency

Jun. 12, 2024 06:50 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian woman has been detained and questioned in Denmark for allegedly helping a foreign intelligence agency to operate in the country, the Scandinavian nation's security service said Wednesday. The woman, who has not been named, faces preliminary...

Danish prime minister suffers minor whiplash after a man assaulted her in central Copenhagen

Jun. 08, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — The Danish prime minister is suffering minor whiplash but is otherwise fine after a man assaulted her in central Copenhagen, her office said in a statement Saturday. Police confirmed on social media Platform X on Friday that “there has been an incident” with...

Assault on Danish prime minister is the latest in a recent spate of attacks on European politicians

Jun. 08, 2024 10:59 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister was shot multiple times in an assassination attempt last month and still faces a long recovery. The Danish prime minister was assaulted by a man Friday evening in downtown Copenhagen. German politicians have faced a wave of physical and verbal...

A man who reportedly assaulted the Danish prime minister to appear in a pre-trial custody hearing

Jun. 08, 2024 04:14 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man who reportedly assaulted the Danish Prime Minister in central Copenhagen will appear in a pre-trial custody hearing on Saturday, authorities said. Police confirmed “there has been an incident” with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Friday and...

More than 90% of cultural heritage was rescued from Danish stock exchange fire, government says

Jun. 04, 2024 11:45 AM EDT

VINGE, Denmark (AP) — As fire tore through downtown Copenhagen’s Old Stock Exchange in mid-April, many people in the Danish capital rushed toward the flames and emerged carrying paintings, sculptures, and other important items from Denmark’s cultural heritage. Seven weeks on...

Fire destroys part of Legoland theme park in western Denmark, melting replicas of famed buildings

May. 29, 2024 07:59 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A fire believed to have been caused by a short circuit has destroyed part of Miniland, a section of the Legoland theme park in western Denmark with replicas of famous buildings made of Lego bricks, the park said Wednesday. Video surveillance showed that...

Danish court throws out claim that a patient's rights were violated when she wasn't given vegan food

May. 23, 2024 09:52 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Thursday ruled against a claim that a patient's rights were violated when a hospital failed to give her adequate meals for her vegan diet during her stay there four years ago. The Vegetarian Society of Denmark had sued the...

Fine dining, at a new high. A Michelin-starred chef will take his cuisine to our upper atmosphere

May. 13, 2024 09:40 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Ever since humans have journeyed to space, their meals there have proved to be, well, nothing to write home about. But that could change after a Michelin-starred chef teamed up with the Florida-based startup Space Perspective to take fine-dining to our upper...

Traffic resumes near Copenhagen’s Old Stock Exchange after a fire ruined the 400-year-old landmark

Apr. 22, 2024 06:54 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Traffic began to flow Monday near Copenhagen’s historic Old Stock Exchange which was half-destroyed by fire last week. A busy bridge reopened and police were allowed to enter the ruins. Firefighters scaled down their presence, with some remaining there...