COPENHAGEN,Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s centrist government said Tuesday that it wants to invest some 143 billion kroner ($20.6 billion) in the country's defense over the next decade, citing a “serious threat picture.”
Danish Supreme Court says newspaper did not violate copyright of Little Mermaid statueMay 17, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overruled two lower courts, saying a cartoon depicting Copenhagen’s The Little Mermaid statue as a zombie and a photo of it with a face mask did not violate the copyright of the famous bronze.
Man charged over Danish mall shooting that killed 3March 29, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been formally charged with murder and attempted murder for allegedly opening fire last year in a crowded Copenhagen shopping mall, killing three people and injuring several more, Danish police said Wednesday.
Denmark’s aging queen to resume most duties next monthMarch 23, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, whose half-century reign makes her Europe’s longest-serving monarch, is expected to resume most of her official duties on her 83rd birthday next month, the palace said Thursday.
UN chief’s call for ambition on climate gets muted responseMarch 21, 2023 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Senior government officials at a climate meeting in Copenhagen gave a muted response Tuesday to calls from the head of the United Nations for countries to show greater ambition when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Ex-Wisconsin college student faces federal threat chargesMarch 15, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former University of Wisconsin-Madison student accused of threatening people at the school, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The grand jury in Madison indicted 32-year-old Arvin Raj Mathur on six counts of transmitting communications containing threats to injure other persons.
Man in threats case to remain in custody on way to WisconsinMarch 14, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Madison student will remain in custody and be transported to Wisconsin from Michigan to face a charge of making threats against people at the school.
Oldest reference to Norse god Odin found in Danish treasureMarch 8, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian scientists said Wednesday that they have identified the oldest-known inscription referencing the Norse god Odin on part of a gold disc unearthed in western Denmark in 2020.
Statue of Little Mermaid vandalized again in DenmarkMarch 2, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized, with the colors of the Russian flag painted on the rock on which she sits, a newspaper reported Thursday.
Danish queen discharged from hospital after back surgeryMarch 2, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, whose half-century reign makes her Europe’s longest-serving monarch, was discharged from a Copenhagen hospital Thursday after undergoing a back operation last week, the palace said.
Trains and ferries canceled as storm hits northern EuropeFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful storm over the North Sea hit northern Europe and led to dozens of train and ferry cancellations Friday in northern Denmark and southern Norway as the Danish Meteorological Institute forecast hurricane-force wind gusts.
Maersk sues Evergreen over 2021 blocking of Suez CanalFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — The world’s biggest shipping company said Monday it sued a rival shipping line in a Danish court, seeking compensation for ship delays that resulted from the blocking of the Suez Canal by a hulking vessel two years ago.
Shipper Maersk reports most profitable year, warns of dropFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The world’s biggest shipper, Denmark’s A.P. Moeller-Maersk, said Wednesday that 2022 was its most profitable year in “the history of the company” but warned that a plunge in container volumes and freight rates would lead to a drop in earnings this year.
Denmark’s defense minister takes sick leave after checkupFebruary 7, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s defense minister has taken a leave of absence for an undetermined period of time after he felt unwell and went to a Copenhagen hospital for a medical checkup last week.
Norway releases former top Wagner Group memberJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities said Wednesday that they have released a former high-ranking member of the Russian private military contractor Wagner Group who has sought asylum after entering the country illegally.
Broad protest for Danish government’s plans to scrap holidayJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and her centrist coalition have been broadly lambasted by the opposition, trade unions, the country's bishops and many rank-and-file members of their own parties for proposing to abolish a springtime public holiday.
Famed Danish restaurant Noma to start new ‘flavor search’January 9, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The famed Danish restaurant Noma which has claimed the title of world’s top restaurant several times said Monday it will shut down to transform itself into “a pioneering test kitchen" dedicated to “food innovation and the development of new flavors.”
Crane crashes onto mall in Norway amid high winds; 1 deadJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A construction crane crashed onto a shopping mall in central Norway on Friday amid strong winds, killing one person and injuring at least two others, police said.
The winds likely caused the unmanned crane, which was at least 50 meters (165 feet) high to slam onto the mall in Melhus, which is south of Trondheim, the Scandinavian country’s third-largest city, police spokesman Ebbe Kimo told the VG newspaper.
Danish lawmaker acquitted of EU funds fraudDecember 21, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A right-wing Danish lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of misusing European Union funds worth 98,835 kroner ($14,105) and falsifying documents.
A Copenhagen court found Morten Messerschmidt, who heads the once powerful Danish People’s Party, not guilty of making false statements about holding an EU conference in 2015 in order to receive EU funding.
Danish Prime Minister Frederiksen presents new governmentDecember 15, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Thursday presented a three-party majority coalition that crosses the left-right divide and includes the leader of the Liberal Party and a former prime minister in key jobs.
Denmark: Nigerian pirate found guilty but not imprisonedNovember 28, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 31-year-old Nigerian man who was seriously injured during a gunfight last year with Danish troops on an anti-piracy mission off West Africa was Monday found guilty of endangering others by a Danish court.
Eriksen plays at World Cup after cardiac arrest at Euro 2020November 22, 2022 GMT
AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Christian Eriksen is back playing a major tournament less than a year and a half after his cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
Copenhagen finally scores in 1-1 draw with DortmundNovember 2, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Champions League campaign is over for Copenhagen and its players. At least now they've scored a goal.
The 1-1 draw between the Danish champion and Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday meant nothing to the standings since Dortmund was assured of second in Group G, and Copenhagen fourth, but it offered one last chance for the hosts to avoid an unwanted record.
Danish leader quits in bid to form new Cabinet despite winNovember 2, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Despite finishing first in Denmark's election, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen decided to step down along with her Social Democratic government Wednesday in an attempt to build a broader coalition across the political divide.
Maersk 3Q profit surges but shipper warns of ‘dark clouds’November 2, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The world’s biggest container shipping company Maersk on Wednesday reported substantially improved third-quarter profit and sales on the back of higher ocean freight rates and acquisitions but warned that there were “dark clouds on the horizon” in the business.
Denmark PM to try to form new government after election winNovember 2, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was in a strong position to remain in power after her Social Democrats won the most votes Tuesday in Denmark’s election and a center-left bloc in Parliament that backs her appeared set to retain a majority by just one seat.
Danish election could pave the way for a centrist governmentOctober 31, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's election on Tuesday is expected to change its political landscape, with new parties hoping to enter parliament and others seeing their support dwindle. A former prime minister who left his party to create a new one this year could end up as a kingmaker, with his votes being needed to form a new government.
Sevilla beats Copenhagen but is out of Champions LeagueOctober 25, 2022 GMT
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla couldn't avoid another early elimination despite beating Copenhagen 3-0 to earn its first Champions League win of the season on Tuesday.
The victory temporarily gave Sevilla some hope, but a draw between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City in Germany later Tuesday meant the Spanish club missed out on the knockout stage for a second consecutive season.
Christian Eriksen back with Denmark at World Cup in QatarOctober 25, 2022 GMT
When Christian Eriksen returned to training after his cardiac arrest at last year’s European Championship, it was with one main goal in mind.
“I think one of the first conversations I had with the doctor … was about it being my goal to play in the World Cup if everything went well,” Eriksen told the FIFA website in a recent interview.
Danes confirm ’extensive damage” to Baltic Sea pipelinesOctober 18, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials on Tuesday confirmed that there has been “extensive damage” to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea off Denmark and that the cause of the damage was “powerful explosions.”
Nordic nations launch bid to co-host Women’s Euro 2025October 12, 2022 GMT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway have launched their bid to co-host the Women’s European Championship in 2025.
The Nordic nations submitted their application to UEFA on Wednesday, saying they wanted to organize the “largest European Championship on the women’s side ever" with 800,000 tickets available for sale.
Mbappé scores as reports swirl; City, Madrid advance in CLOctober 11, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Happy or not, Kylian Mbappé continues to score goals for Paris Saint-Germain.
Without Haaland, 10-man City held by Copenhagen but advancesOctober 11, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Manchester City juggernaut ground to a halt in the unlikeliest of places on Tuesday.
FC Copenhagen, a team languishing in the bottom half of the Danish league, became the first team to stop City from scoring this season as a Champions League group match overshadowed by early video-review decisions ended in a 0-0 draw.
In Denmark, Syrian man gets 3 years for money launderingOctober 11, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court convicted a 29-year-old Syrian man Tuesday of money laundering and sentenced him to three years in prison after he smuggled 74 million kroner (nearly $10 million) to neighboring Sweden.
Haaland nets 2 in City rout, Guardiola denies release clauseOctober 5, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After Erling Haaland's latest two-goal display in the Champions League, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had to quell speculation that the Norway striker could already be planning a move out of the club.
Man City, Real Madrid march on in Champions League; PSG heldOctober 5, 2022 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — Manchester City and Real Madrid marched on with a third straight win in the Champions League on Wednesday, and former Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui was fired by struggling Sevilla minutes after a 4-1 loss at home to Borussia Dortmund.
Swedes close area of Baltic Sea around pipeline gas leaksOctober 4, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish prosecutor in charge of the investigation into leaks from pipelines in the Baltic Sea said Tuesday that he has ordered the area to be closed as he carries out a preliminary investigation into “suspected gross sabotage.”
Sweden sends special diving vessel to area of pipeline leaksOctober 3, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines had leaked natural gas for days, the Swedish navy said Monday.
Danish queen tests positive after UK monarch’s funeralSeptember 21, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II has tested positive for the coronavirus after attending the funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, the royal palace said Wednesday.
Veretout called up by France to replace the injured KamaraSeptember 17, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Marseille midfielder Jordan Veretout was called up Saturday for France’s Nations League matches as a replacement for the injured Boubacar Kamara, the day after Kamara had replaced Adrien Rabiot.
Denmark charges suspended foreign spy agency chiefSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s former foreign intelligence chief was formally charged Friday with leaking highly classified information to six different people, including two journalists.
Dubai court orders man to pay $1.25B to Denmark in tax caseSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British man accused by Denmark of masterminding a $1.7 billion tax fraud has been ordered by a Dubai court to pay Copenhagen's tax authority $1.25 billion, court filings seen Friday show, just days after another Dubai court rejected an extradition order for him.
Champions League: Copenhagen and Sevilla draw, stay winlessSeptember 14, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Copenhagen and Sevilla stayed winless in the Champions League after a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.
Both teams are in the bottom half of Group G with a point each. Manchester City leads the group with six points after a 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund, which has three points.
Scaled-down festivities in Denmark for queen’s 50-year reignSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
HELSINKI (AP) — Scaled-down celebrations took place Sunday in Denmark marking 50 years on the throne by Queen Margrethe, whose reign is now Europe’s longest following the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.
Skippers Ainslie, Spithill look to regain sea legs in SailGPSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
Two of the world’s best skippers are trying to regain their sea legs before falling further behind in SailGP’s race for the $1 million Season 3 championship.
Britain’s Sir Ben Ainslie will return to the fleet this weekend in St.
Denmark’s queen dampens jubilee celebrationsSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe dampened celebrations to mark her 50 years on the throne of Europe’s oldest ruling monarchy following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the Danish royal palace said Friday.
Reyna makes 2 assists as Dortmund beats Copenhagen 3-0 in CLSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — United States international Gio Reyna set up two goals and Borussia Dortmund opened its Champions League campaign with a convincing 3-0 win over Copenhagen on Tuesday.
Dortmund, the 1997 champion that failed to advance from the group stage last season, took early control of Group G, with Manchester City playing at Sevilla later.
Danes, Germans back Baltic wind hub to offset Russian gasAugust 29, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark will increase its planned offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea to 3 gigawatts and hook it up to the German grid, a step toward weaning Europe off its reliance on Russian gas.
Germany: Baltic Sea has ‘enormous’ wind energy potentialAugust 26, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Germany's foreign minister said Friday that estimates show the Baltic Sea can produce wind power that is “more than twice the installed capacity of all German coal-fired power stations” as the country works to meet climate change targets and wean itself off of Russian energy.
Champions League draw has elite 32-team lineup, no new namesAugust 24, 2022 GMT
The Champions League draw will have no new names in the 32-team lineup after the last confirmed entry ended an unlikely run by a Norwegian team.
Bodø/Glimt, which spent much of the past two decades in the Norwegian second division, had been hoping to cap its recent rise by joining Europe's elite competition but lost in extra time to Dinamo Zagreb in the playoffs Wednesday.
MATCHDAY: Bodø/Glimt eyes 1st Champions League group stageAugust 23, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
If there is to be any Champions League newcomer among the 32 group-stage teams this season, it can only be Bodø/Glimt of Norway.
Western nations pledge more military support for UkraineAugust 11, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Western countries agreed Thursday to continue long-term funding to help Ukraine’s military keep fighting nearly 5½ months after Russia invaded its neighbor, saying 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) has been pledged so far and more is coming.
Draw for the playoff round of Champions League qualifyingAugust 9, 2022 GMT
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw for the playoff round of UEFA Champions League qualifying:
Draw for the playoff round of the Champions LeagueAugust 2, 2022 GMT
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw for the playoff round of the Champions League:
Danish amusement park scraps ride after girl killedJuly 15, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An amusement park in northwestern Denmark said Friday it would scrap a roller coaster for good after a 14-year-old girl died, reportedly when the rear part of the ride came off the rails.
Police: 14-year-old girl dies on Denmark amusement park rideJuly 14, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — A 14-year-old girl died Thursday at a popular amusement park in northern Denmark, police said, reportedly when the rear part of a roller-coaster ride came off the rails.
A 13 year-old boy suffered injuries to one hand, police said.
Copenhagen shopping mall where gunmen killed 3 reopensJuly 11, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Several hundred shoppers and employees stood for a minute of silence Monday inside the Copenhagen mall where three people were killed when a gunman opened fire.
The huge Field's shopping center had reopened a couple of hours earlier for the first time since the shooting that rocked Denmark
Copenhagen: Passenger jet safely evacuated after engine fireJuly 6, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A passenger jet was evacuated at the Copenhagen airport Wednesday after a fire broke out in one of the engines, Danish police said.
Everyone left the plane safely and no one was injured as firefighters put out the fire, police said on Twitter.
Denmark theaters closed in honor of mall shooting victimsJuly 5, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest cinema chain kept all its movie theaters closed Tuesday because a 17-year-old employee was one of the three people killed in a weekend shooting attack at a shopping mall.
Motive likely not terror-related in ‘brutal’ Danish shootingJuly 4, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman who killed three people when he opened fire in a crowded shopping mall acted alone and apparently selected his victims at random, Danish police said Monday, all but ruling out that the attack was related to terrorism.