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Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through

21 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea "absurd".

Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through

21 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea "absurd".

Greenland tells Trump it is open for business but not for sale

16 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest island. | Video

Maersk warns trade war could hurt container business

15 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk warned a trade war between the United States and China could curb container traffic this year after the world's largest container shipping company beat second-quarter profit expectations. | Video

Mehrmonatige Verzögerung von Nord Stream 2 erwartet

08 Aug 2019

Kopenhagen/Moskau Der Weiterbau der umstrittenen Gaspipeline Nord Stream 2 zwischen Russland und Deutschland hängt immer noch an der ausstehenden Genehmigung durch die dänischen Behörden.

Exclusive: Denmark's Nord Stream 2 route request could cause eight-month delay, cost 660 million euros - operator

08 Aug 2019

COPENHAGEN/MOSCOW A Russian-led gas pipeline project across the Baltic Sea to Europe could be delayed by up to eight months and cost an extra 660 million euros ($740 million) due to hurdles in securing the necessary permits from Denmark, the pipeline operator has said.

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal

28 Jun 2019

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion. | Video

Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

26 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Denmark will become the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen agreed terms for a one-party minority government late on Wednesday.

Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win

06 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a centre-left election victory put her on course to become the country's youngest ever prime minister.

Dänemark nach Parlamentswahl vor Regierungswechsel - Linke übernimmt

06 Jun 2019

Kopenhagen Dänemark steht nach der Parlamentswahl vor einem Kurswechsel und wird künftig voraussichtlich von der Sozialdemokratin Mette Frederiksen regiert.

World News

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.