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Shooting of Danish police officer triggers major security response

A Danish police officer was injured in a shooting Tuesday outside a police station in a suburb west of Copenhagen, triggering a major nationwide security response.

Danish domestic flight makes emergency landing over smoke in cabin

A Danish domestic flight with 18 people on board made an emergency landing Saturday after smoke from one engine spread into the cockpit and cabin, the airline and airport officials said.

Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line to buy German rival

Global shipping giant A/S Maersk Line of Denmark on Thursday announced plans to grow its business by buying German rival Hamburg Sued, the world's seventh largest container shipper.

Danish premier unveils "stronger" cabinet with three-party coalition

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said the country has "a bigger and stronger government" on presenting his new cabinet Monday, the day after securing a platform for a new three-party...

Denmark's Rasmussen widens parliamentary base with 3-party coalition

Denmark will be governed by a three-member coalition made up of the Liberal Alliance, the Conservative Party and Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen's Liberal Party, the party leaders announced...

Danish premier says parties to begin work on coalition platform

Work on a new Danish government platform can begin Tuesday, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said after "constructive" talks on a possible coalition with government backers.

Bird flu detected in Danish duck flock

Danish authorities on Monday said bird flu had been detected in tame ducks and urged poultry farmers to adhere to precautionary measures to avoid a possible spread.

Danish premier to meet with government backers for coalition talks

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen on Saturday announced he was to hold talks on forming a coalition with government backers to broaden the minority government's base.

EU allows five Schengen members to prolong border controls

EU trade ministers on Friday gave the green light to Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway - all members of the visa-free Schengen zone - to extend temporary border controls for three...

Six European countries confirm bird flu outbreaks

Six European countries have confirmed outbreaks of a dangerous strain of bird flu, which has caused alarm in Germany where the H5N8 virus spread further on Thursday.

Sweden extends ID checks from Denmark to curb refugee flow

Sweden on Wednesday announced a three-month extension of identity checks for travellers from Denmark to Sweden as part of measures to reduce the flow of migrants.

Danish queen writes that residency doesn't make a person Danish

Living in Denmark is not enough to make a person Danish, writes Danish Queen Margrethe II in her new book, a statement raising eyebrows because of a stronger tone on migration than many had come...

Man remanded in custody over series of Danish bomb threats

A Danish court on Tuesday ordered a man to be held in custody on suspicion of issuing several bomb threats that led to the temporary evacuation of two Danish airports and two shopping centres,...

Suspect arrested in connection with series of Danish bomb threats

Police arrested one suspect in connection with bomb threats made earlier Monday which led to the temporary evacuation of two Danish airports and two shopping centres.

Bomb threats disrupt Danish airports, shopping centres, hospitals

Two Danish airports and two shopping centres were temporarily evacuated Monday after bomb threats that were also sent by email to hospitals and universities.