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Nikolaj Skydsgaard

Greenland's youth question colonial past in wake of Black Lives Matter

01 Jul 2020

COPENHAGEN In Greenland, 21-year-old hip-hop artist Josef Tarrak-Petrussen is the tattooed face of the local Black Lives Matter movement, and his music of anti-colonial protest is striking a deep chord with younger generations seeking to rewrite their history.

Maersk heads zero-carbon drive in shipping sector with $60 million research center

25 Jun 2020

COPENHAGEN The world's largest container shipper, A.P. Moller-Maersk , will team up with industry majors to set up a research center in Denmark with the aim of reducing carbon emissions in the shipping industry.

Denmark's high tax consensus wobbles as Danes told to spend

23 Jun 2020

COPENHAGEN Opposition parties in Denmark are pushing for temporary cuts to one of the world's highest tax regimes to ensure pandemic cash handouts boost consumption instead of ending up in state coffers.

UPDATE 1-Danish central banker expects prolonged spell of low rates

17 Jun 2020

COPENHAGEN, June 17 Danish interest rates will remain low for a long time, the governor of Denmark's central bank said on Wednesday, emphasising its benchmark rate was in line with the European Central Bank's.

Danish lenders could weather another financial crisis -central bank

27 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Danish banks are well enough capitalised to survive a downturn as severe as that triggered by the global financial crisis, although some could face a lack of capital in a prolonged slump, Denmark's central bank said.

Bars, gyms reopen as Iceland exits emergency coronavirus alert

25 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Iceland eased its national alert against the coronavirus on Monday, allowing for public gatherings of up to 200 people and night clubs and gyms to reopen as the country nears complete recovery from the outbreak.

Fast in, first out: Denmark leads lockdown exit

18 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Four weeks after Denmark began easing its lockdown, Danes on Monday returned to cafes and restaurants, confident that the coronavirus outbreak is under control.

Maersk sees drop in global ship container demand this year

13 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned of a sharp drop in global container volumes due to the coronavirus pandemic, with weaker retail sales and depressed car production dampening demand.

Lundbeck boosted by stockpiling, launches key drug remotely

12 May 2020

COPENHAGEN Danish drugmaker Lundbeck beat first-quarter sales expectations on Tuesday as distributors and patients stocked up on medicines amid lockdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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