HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has topped an index of the happiest nations for the second consecutive year, with researchers saying the small Nordic country of 5.5 million has succeeded in generating a...
NZ manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer’s text
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people...
Norway: justice minister’s companion suspected of arson
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The head of the Norwegian domestic security agency says the companion of Norway's justice minister is suspected of committing arson against him.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish authorities said Thursday a deadly accident which saw a high-speed passenger train strike a semi-trailer that fell off a freight train coming from the opposite...
Swedish domestic spy agency notes rise in xenophobia
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency has noted a rising "xenophobic and radical nationalist current" in Sweden, also alerting to budding approaches between the white...
Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change, for the Nobel Peace...
2 Chinese pandas to arrive in Denmark in April
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Copenhagen Zoo says two giant black-and-white visitors are heading to Denmark as part of China's so-called "panda diplomacy."
Finland’s center-right government resigns
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila's center-right government resigned Friday after the governing coalition failed to agree on and push through a planned social and...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 46-year-old man was found guilty Friday of preparing an attack in Stockholm on behalf of the Islamic State group and sentenced to seven years in jail.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's statistical agency says it has recorded the lowest number of newborns since it started counting in the 19th century, with the country's family minister...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian woman showed she had quick wits and a cool head by recording a video of a "dramatic" avalanche as it cascaded toward her house.
Denmark: No decision yet on Russian-German pipeline
BERLIN (AP) — Denmark's foreign minister said Wednesday his country hasn't yet decided whether to allow a joint German-Russian gas pipeline to pass through its territorial waters, but suggested...
Swedish navy boat hits quay; 7 injured, 2 seriously
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish military says one of its fast assault crafts crashed into a quay in the Stockholm archipelago during a drill, injuring at least seven people.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The foundation behind the Nobel Prize in literature said Tuesday the winners of the 2019 and the delayed 2018 editions of the prestigious award will both be announced in...
Volvo to set lower speed limit on its new cars
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Volvo Cars says it will limit the top speed of its new cars at 180 kilometers per hours (112 miles per hour) in all markets as of next year because "too many people get...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's minister for children and social affairs says a new investigation into a huge fraud involving public funds show more money — 121 million kroner ($19 million) —...
Indicted Latvian central banker back at work after EU ruling
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A spokesman for Latvia's central bank says the governor, who is also a member of the European Central Bank and is investigated for alleged bribery, has returned to...
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Sweden arrests person suspected of spying on refugees
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of spying on refugees who fled to Sweden.
Norwegian police: tycoon’s missing wife may be dead
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say they still have "no signs of life" in the alleged abduction four months ago of the wife of one of Norway's richest men, and she may be...
Sweden probes bank in money laundering case
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor has launched an investigation into one of Sweden's largest banks in connection with a sprawling money laundering scandal at Danish bank Danske...
Lego’s business returns to growth after tough year
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — For Lego, the pieces are coming back together.
The Danish toy maker said Wednesday its revenue rose 4 percent last year to 36.4 billion kroner ($5.5 billion) after...
Stock market turmoil pushes Norway’s oil fund to loss
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Volatility in stock markets last year pushed Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest of its kind, to report a loss of 485 billion kroner ($56.4 billion) for...
Sweden arrests person suspected of spying for Russia
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of having been recruited by Russia to carry out "illegal intelligence activities...
Nobel-awarding body official formally resigns after turmoil
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says its first female permanent secretary has left the body that has been marred by sex-abuse scandals.
Raising begins of Norway frigate that sank after collision
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The operation has begun to raise a Norwegian naval frigate that sank last year in a harbor north of Bergen following a collision with an oil tanker.
Swede gets 4 ½ years in prison for royal jewels heist
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 22-year-old Swede was sentenced Friday to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing 17th-century Swedish royal treasures estimated to be worth...
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2021 Tour de France race to start in Denmark
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Tour de France will start in Denmark in 2021, beginning with a ride in Copenhagen followed by two more stages around the country.
Shares in world’s top shipping firm sink on US tariffs risk
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Shares in the world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, plunged Thursday after it warned of the commercial damage it would suffer from a U.S....
Iraqi man convicted in Sweden of war crimes
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has convicted a man who fought against the Islamic State group in Iraq of war crimes for posting macabre pictures and videos on Facebook.
The Orebro District Court on Tuesday sentenced 38-year-old Kurda Bahaalddin H Saeed H Saeed to 15 months in jail.
The court says the Iraqi national had posted photos and films taken in February-March 2015 in northern Iraq of himself "with bodies which in some cases have been truncated."
Sweden to send inspector in detained Swedish publisher case
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden will send an inspector to Beijing to "get a clearer picture of what happened" during meetings in Stockholm between the daughter of a Swedish publisher detained in China, the country's ambassador there and two businessmen to discuss the possible release of her father.
Swedish publisher’s daughter: Chinese men told me to be mum
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The daughter of a Swedish publisher detained in China says two Chinese businessmen she met in Stockholm said her father could be released if she stopped talking to the media.
Angela Gui says that when she questioned the plan, the mood "became really threatening."
Gui spoke Sunday to Swedish broadcaster SVT about the meetings with the men, which were arranged by Sweden's ambassador to China, Anna Lindstedt.
Main suspect in Sweden’s royal jewels heist confesses
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled out last week from a garbage bin north of Stockholm.
Sweden FM says she’s upset by ambassador to China case
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says she is "very upset" over meetings arranged by the country's ambassador to China between the daughter of a detained Swedish publisher and two businessmen who allegedly threatened the woman.
Ambassador Anna Lindstedt has been recalled to Sweden and is being investigated.
Ex-telecom execs acquitted of paying bribes in Uzbekistan
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three former executives of telecom company Telia were acquitted Friday of paying bribes in Uzbekistan, with the Swedish court citing lack of evidence.
The executives were accused of bribing an Uzbek partner from 2007 to 2010 when Telia, then known as TeliaSonera, set up business in the country. Prosecutors alleged that, Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbekistan's authoritarian president of the time, was the beneficial owner of the Uzbek company.
Swedish prosecutor considers charges in disabled man’s death
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error last year when fatally shooting a 20-year-old disabled man who waved a toy gun, is considering pressing charges.
Martin Tiden said a formal decision is set to be made later this year and declined to say Wednesday how many police officers are suspected or what the suspicions might be. He didn't comment on the claim from Swedish broadcaster SVT that at least four are suspected.
Grandmaster Flash, Mutter win 2019 Polar Music Prize
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American rapper and DJ Grandmaster Flash, German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and international music charity Playing for Change Foundation on Wednesday won Sweden's Polar Music Prizes for 2019.
The award panel said Grandmaster Flash, born Joseph Saddler, is "rightly heralded as a hip-hop virtuoso," and "one of the first to manipulate music by placing his fingers on the vinyl."
Michael Jackson is back: Danish mall reverses removal
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's oldest shopping mall has reversed its decision not to exhibit a statue of Michael Jackson.
Jesper Andreasen, manager of the Roedovre Centrum mall in suburban Copenhagen, says on Facebook it was "an overreaction" to remove the statue, adding the late singer "has never been found guilty of any of the accusations against him."
Red Bulls sign Danish teen-age forward Mathias Jorgensen
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have signed Danish forward Mathias Jorgensen to a multi-year contract.
The MLS said Tuesday it used targeted allocation money to complete the transfer of the Jorgensen from Odense. The 18-year-old is a member of Denmark's under-19 national team.
Jorgensen will be added to the roster after his paperwork is finalized.
Danes test out ski slope on top of incineration plant
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Alps it's not. But Danish skiers and snowboarders are testing out an artificial ski slope above an incineration plant that doesn't emit toxins and rises 85 meters (279 feet) above the flat landscape of Copenhagen.
The lower half of the slope at the Amager Resource Center opened to the public on a snow-less Tuesday for two days of test runs to coincide with the week-long winter Danish school holiday.
Michael Jackson wax statue removed by Danish mall
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's oldest shopping mall has removed a wax statue of Michael Jackson out of fears it could offend customers and may be vandalized because of accusations that the...
Estonia: Ex-army officer, father guilty of spying for Russia
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A court in Estonia on Monday found a former Estonian military officer and his father guilty of treason for spying for Russia, Baltic media reported.
Euronext in bidding war with Nasdaq for Oslo stock exchange
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Netherlands-based Euronext has increased its offer to acquire the Oslo stock exchange, stepping up a bidding war with rival Nasdaq, which owns all the other bourses in the Nordic-Baltic region.
Euronext offered Monday 158 kroner ($18.25) per share, up from a previous bid of 145 kroner. It reportedly values the company at 6.79 billion kroner ($784 million) and is 6 kroner above the offer from Nasdaq, which is due to expire on March 4.
Norway: GPS jamming during NATO drills in 2018 a big concern
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Norwegian Intelligence Service says GPS signal disruption as seen during major NATO drills in Norway last year "is of particular concern" for the military and "is also a threat to civil aviation in peacetime."
The intelligence agency said Monday in its annual report that the signal jamming "represents not only a new challenge" for NATO members, but saying Russia's ability to projects its power "in peace, crisis and war will increase."
Finnish basic income trial: creates happiness, but not jobs
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A nationwide experiment with basic income in Finland has not increased employment among those participating in the two-year trial, but their general well-being seems to have increased, a report said Friday.
Swedes arrest man tied to return of stolen royal jewels
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A prosecutor in Sweden says a man has been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods in connection with the return of royal funeral artifacts that were stolen last year from a Swedish cathedral.
Prosecutor Isabelle Bjursten says the man was arrested Thursday, two days after the items, dating from 1611 and estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7.2 million), were found north of Stockholm.
Danish court sentences woman for draining blood from her son
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has sentenced a 36-year-old woman to four years in jail for having drained 500 milliliters (more than a pint) of blood from her young son as often as once a week over a five-year period.
The court in Herning, western Denmark, says the woman — a trained nurse — performed 110 drains using a catheter on the boy between the ages of 1 and 6, and told hospital doctors that his low blood count was due to a rare bone marrow disease.
Norwegian Air plane evacuated after receiving threat
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Air says one of its planes bound for Nice, southern France was forced to return to Stockholm soon after taking off for security reasons after the airline received a bomb threat.
Swedish police said 169 passengers were evacuated. They said that no explosives were immediately found but officers would continue checking the plane.
Norway-based cleric refuses to travel to Italy for trial
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norway-based Iraqi-born cleric suspected of recruiting fighters in Iraq has refused to travel to Italy where he faces trial, his lawyer said Friday.
Brynjar Meling said he and Mullah Krekar fear Italy "will consider him stateless" and "extradite him after the trial" that starts Monday in Bolzano, northern Italy.
Meling demanded guarantees from Italy and Norway that Krekar could return to the Scandinavian country.