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Polish man charged in Denmark over assault on prime minister Frederiksen

Jul. 03, 2024 11:02 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Polish man was charged on Wednesday with assaulting Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen last month, his lawyer said. A 39-year-old man walked up to Frederiksen in a downtown Copenhagen square on June 7 and punched her on her right upper arm. The...

German police believe man who climbed arena roof during Euro 2024 game was a would-be photographer

Jun. 30, 2024 11:17 AM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — German police said Sunday they believe a man who scaled the roof of the stadium as Germany played Denmark at Euro 2024 was a would-be photographer and they have no evidence he intended to hurt anyone. Video shown by public broadcaster WDR appeared to show...

Germany beats Denmark 2-0 to advance to Euro 2024 quarterfinals after storm stops play

Jun. 29, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Let that patriotic fervor soar. Host nation Germany is headed to the quarterfinals at the European Championship after a wet and wild win over Denmark on Saturday. “We’re going to Berlin,” sang the jubilant Germany fans who were first battered by rain...

Host Germany beats Denmark 2-0 for a spot in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals

Jun. 29, 2024 17:27 PM EDT
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Host Germany beats Denmark 2-0 for a spot in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals.

Grace Kim's ace carries her team to share of the lead in Dow Championship

Jun. 28, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Grace Kim had a hole-in-one and combined with Auston Kim for eight birdies in a fourballs format Friday for a 9-under 61 and a five-way share of the lead in the Dow Championship. The best score among those tied for the lead belonged to the Danish pair of...

Fire tears through the Danish taxation ministry, the latest major fire in Copenhagen

Jun. 27, 2024 08:44 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A fire broke out Thursday on the top floor of a building housing Denmark’s taxation ministry in downtown Copenhagen, leading to the evacuation of the people inside the glass-and-steel construction on the harbor-front and from adjacent houses. There was no word on...

Gassy cows and pigs will face a carbon tax in Denmark, a world first

Jun. 26, 2024 11:19 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark will tax livestock farmers for the greenhouse gases emitted by their cows, sheep and pigs from 2030, the first country to do so as it targets a major source of methane emissions, one of the most potent gases contributing to global warming. The...

Maine town considers tightening regulations on water extraction despite Poland Spring opposition

Jun. 25, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

After years of work, Denmark is on the cusp of major changes to its ordinance that would curtail large-scale water extraction in the town — an industry largely occupied by the bottled water behemoth Poland Spring. The changes, which will be presented at a June 26 town forum, would...

Weight loss drug giant to build North Carolina plant to add 1,000 jobs

Jun. 24, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) — Novo Nordisk, the maker of Ozempic and Wegovy, announced on Monday that it plans to add 1,000 jobs when another company manufacturing plant is built in a suburb of North Carolina’s capital to expand production of the very popular weight loss and diabetes medicines, as well...

More royalty turns up to attend Euro 2024

Jun. 22, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Euro 2024 is becoming a very regal affair after the king and queen of Belgium became the latest royals to attend the soccer tournament in Germany. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were in the crowd for Belgium's group game against Romania on Saturday. They...