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United Kingdom

Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

Danish freight firm DSV makes $4 billion play for Panalpina

10:02am GMT

ZURICH/COPENHAGEN Denmark's DSV has made a $4.1 billion (£3.1 billion) takeover approach to Swiss rival Panalpina to try to close the gap on the world's top three freight transport companies.

In shift, EU sanctions Iran over planned Europe attacks

08 Jan 2019

COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM The European Union on Tuesday froze the assets of an Iranian intelligence unit and two of its staff, as the Netherlands accused Iran of two killings on its soil and joined France and Denmark in alleging Tehran plotted other attacks in Europe.

Six killed in train crash on bridge linking Denmark's two main islands

02 Jan 2019

COPENHAGEN Six people were killed when a passenger train hit a freight trailer that had blown off a wagon coming the other way on a bridge linking Denmark's two main islands on Wednesday, officials said. | Video

Mondelez sells Middle East cheese business to Arla Foods

13 Dec 2018

COPENHAGEN Mondelez International Inc has agreed to sell its Middle East cheese business, which is currently licensed under the Kraft brand, to Danish dairy firm Arla Foods.

Money laundering could affect financial stability, Danish central bank warns

30 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN A money laundering scandal at Danske Bank involving billions of euros of suspicious flows is serious enough to potentially affect the country's financial stability, the central bank warned on Friday.

Orsted to invest $30 billion in green energy by 2025

28 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark's Orsted will invest $30 billion in green energy up to 2025, it said on Wednesday, as it seeks to become one of a handful of future "renewable majors" leading a global transition from fossil fuels to green energy.

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Wary whistleblower casts light on dark Danish drama

28 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN/LONDON, Nov 27 When Howard Wilkinson was given a tablet as a gift from a client and his boss did not respond to questions about what he should do with it, the Briton sold it and donated the proceeds to the Tallinn Childrens' Hospital in Estonia.

Wary whistleblower casts light on dark Danish drama

27 Nov 2018

COPENHAGEN/LONDON When Howard Wilkinson was given a tablet as a gift from a client and his boss did not respond to questions about what he should do with it, the Briton sold it and donated the proceeds to the Tallinn Childrens' Hospital in Estonia.

World News

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union address

With the partial U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.