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Andreas Mortensen

Greenland voters want to keep coloniser's vandalised statue

22 Jul 2020

COPENHAGEN A vote in Greenland showed on Wednesday a majority in favour of keeping up a statue of Danish-Norwegian coloniser Hans Egede that was vandalised as anti-racism protests reached the Arctic.

A million beers await drinkers as Europe's bars reopen

04 Jun 2020

BRUSSELS/COPENHAGEN As bars across Europe gradually reopen, up to a million free or pre-paid beers are waiting to lure back wary consumers.

Danes reach new deal to stage postponed Euro 2020 games - FA

07 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Denmark will still be able to host four games at soccer's postponed 2020 European Championship next year despite a clash with the opening stages of the Tour De France, the country's Football Association said in a statement on Thursday.With Denmark already hosting the opening stages of the 2021 Tour, the Danish FA had to make new agreements with the city of Copenhagen and its partners at the Parken Stadium following the postponement of the Euros due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Denmark says $8 billion tunnel link to Germany will begin construction in January 2021

24 Apr 2020

COPENHAGEN Construction of the world's longest immersed tunnel connecting Denmark and Germany will begin in January next year, the Danish transport minister said on Friday.

Danish hairdressers signal end to Europe's bad hair days

23 Apr 2020

COPENHAGEN Denmark's hairdressers flung open their doors on Monday after a month-long coronavirus lockdown, fixing a horror show of home haircuts and giving hope to other Europeans that their bad hair days will soon end as well. | Video

Danish charity network to 3D print protective visors

26 Mar 2020

COPENHAGEN A group of Danish entrepreneurs have started a charity network that stands ready to make up to 20,000 protective visors a day using 3D printers, in an attempt to meet rising demand from doctors and nurses combating the coronavirus outbreak.

Euro2020 set for postponement after UEFA cancels hotel bookings

17 Mar 2020

COPENHAGEN The postponement of soccer's Euro2020 Championship may already have been decided after UEFA last week cancelled its hotel bookings in Copenhagen, one of the host cities, Reuters learned from the hotels on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Danish group ISS's shares plunge after forecast cut

06 Nov 2019

* Political unrest in Hong Kong adds further pressure (Adds CEO interview, detail on cost savings, updates shares)

Thomas Cook's Nordic business expects to have new owner by Christmas

28 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN The Nordic business of Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm which collapsed five weeks ago, expects to have a buyer by Christmas after attracting several bids and interest from over 10 parties, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

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