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Sweden's intel agency: there is 'a real and serious threat'

2017-03-16 21:03

The head of Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says there is "a real and serious threat against the security" of the country, which "has an increased military strategic importance."

Tesla settles lawsuit with angry Norway motorists

2016-12-13 07:15

US automaker Tesla has reached an agreement with car owners in Norway dissatisfied because their electric cars didn't accelerate as quickly as promised, thereby avoiding a trial, a Norwegian court said on Monday.

Apple loses court case over refurbished phone

2016-12-11 16:58

A Danish court says Apple has violated a local consumer law by giving a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for a new albeit dysfunctional unit

Denmark confiscates thousands of euros from migrants

2016-11-04 05:36

A controversial Danish law allowing authorities to seize cash and valuables from asylum-seekers has been used on a handful of occasions since coming into force.

Danish airport, square evacuated due to bomb threats

2016-10-17 16:26

Danish police say they have evacuated an airport, public square and shopping center due to a string of bomb threats.

Melting Greenland ice may expose US 'spy city' waste

2016-09-27 17:32

A snow-covered former US army base, built in 1959 in Greenland and which even sported a test railway, could leak pollutants into the environment as the climate changes, raising difficult questions over who is responsible for a clean-up.

Denmark seizes money from migrants

2016-07-01 05:39

Danish police have announced they confiscated cash worth nearly €11 000 from migrants under a controversial law allowing authorities to seize valuables from people trying to obtain asylum in the country.

Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland

2016-06-18 08:14

US Secretary of State John Kerry has brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland, where he is visiting the northern hemisphere's largest glacier to bring attention to the dangers of climate change.

This 1974 VW Beetle could sell for more than R700 000

2016-05-17 09:59

A 42-year-old Volkswagen Beetle, that has travelled a mere 90km, could be sold for more than the equivalent of R700 500 at an auction in Denmark.

Sweden, Denmark extend border controls to deter migrants

2016-03-03 18:32

Both Sweden and Denmark have separately announced the temporary extension of border identification checks in a bid to deter the influx of further migrants and refugees.

 

Man kills wife, 4 children in Denmark

2017-01-11 16:32

Danish police say they believe a 45-year-old man has killed his wife and their four children before taking his own life.

F1: Kevin Magnussen to gain 3 kilos for 2017

2016-12-13 06:26

Kevin Magnussen has rejected the advice of Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen to gain weight ahead of 2017.

4 weeks in jail for Danish man suspected of shooting cop

2016-12-07 18:50

A 26 year-old Danish man has been jailed for four weeks on suspicion of shooting a Danish policeman in the head outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen.

Danish police find bodies of Syrian refugees in freezer

2016-10-31 15:20

Danish police say the remains of a 27-year-old Syrian woman and her two daughters, aged seven and nine, have been found in a freezer inside their apartment in southern Denmark

Danish angling bonanza: 80 000 trout set free by accident

2016-10-12 16:33

Anglers are rushing to a western fjord to catch some of the up to 80 000 farmed rainbow trout accidentally released into Danish waters, hoping to keep them from upsetting the area's ecological balance.

Danish man, 78, convicted of ailing wife's 'mercy killing'

2016-09-12 21:23

Danish court gives 50-day suspended sentence to 78-year-old man in 'mercy killing' of ailing wife.

Danish 'devil of death' nurse gets life

2016-06-24 18:01

A Danish nurse, dubbed a "devil of death" by prosecutors, has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering three patients and trying to kill a fourth.

Danish MP who called Obama a 'Negro' cancels US trip

2016-05-20 22:16

A senior Danish lawmaker who called President Barack Obama a "Negro" says he won't travel to the US in September with fellow parliamentarians.

Danish teen was targeting Jewish school

2016-03-08 16:03

A 16-year-old Danish girl arrested in January was planning to carry out bomb attacks against two schools, one of which was Jewish, Danish police say.

Denmark: No valuables found on migrants

2016-02-16 22:30

Denmark's controversial law allowing police to search asylum seekers and confiscate their valuables to help pay for their accommodation, has raised no money in its first 11 days, police say.

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