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The Danish king inaugurates the first element of a road-and-rail tunnel linking Denmark to Germany

Jun. 17, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish King Frederik X inaugurated Monday the first element of a future 18-kilometer (11-mile) rail-and-road tunnel under the Baltic Sea that will link southern Denmark to northern Germany and contribute to the transport sector's green transition. The...

Chosen by Kim Kardashian and loved by fans, Bellingham fires England to 1-0 win over Serbia at Euros

Jun. 16, 2024 22:02 PM EDT

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Jude Bellingham is the star of Kim Kardashian’s male underwear range, England icon David Beckham mimics his trademark goal celebration, and a Beatles classic has become his anthem as adoring fans serenade him with “Hey Jude” when he’s on the field. ...

Eriksen scores in Denmark's 1-1 draw with Slovenia at Euro 2024, 3 years after his onfield collapse

Jun. 16, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — For Christian Eriksen, Denmark’s opening game at the European Championship was a much happier occasion this time. The Manchester United midfielder scored the opening goal in a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on Sunday. It was his first match at the Euros since...

Kenyan teenage sensation Wanyonyi becomes third-fastest man in 800m as he qualifies for Olympics

Jun. 15, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan teenager Emmanuel Wanyonyi ran the fastest 800 meters since 2012 and his time of 1:41.70 on Saturday makes him the third-fastest man ever in the event. The 2023 world silver medalist's dominant performance at the Kenyan athletics Olympic trials...

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...

'I am not quite myself,' Danish PM in first TV interview since assault that gave her whiplash

Jun. 11, 2024 08:32 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In her first television interview since she was assaulted last week, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Tuesday "I am not quite myself,” but will continue to work mostly from her office. Frederiksen, who suffered a minor whiplash after a man...

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...

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...

Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Panama and Somalia get seats on the UN Security Council

Jun. 06, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Panama and Somalia got seats on the U.N. Security Council on Thursday. The 15-member council has a powerful body of five permanent, veto-empowered members whose composition reflects its post-World War II founding — China, France,...