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Police say terror not suspected in town shootings in Sweden

Police in southern Sweden say several people have been injured in a small town known for past gang violence and that the incident is not being investigated as terrorism.

Oct 13, 2017, 05:50 AM IST
Danish divers find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Danish divers find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Police spokesman Jens Moller Jensen told reporters on Saturday that the body parts will be investigated further to try and determine a cause of death.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Sweden crosses 10-million population threshold

Swedish authorities say the Scandinavian country today has statistically crossed the 10-million population threshold.

Jan 20, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Champions League: Leicester City march into last 16 with 2-1 win over Copenhagen; Spurs crash out

Champions League: Leicester City march into last 16 with 2-1 win over Copenhagen; Spurs crash out

As Leicester celebrated, Tottenham in contrast saw their adventure in Europe`s top club competition come to a grinding halt after a 2-1 loss at Monaco, who won Group E in the process.

Nov 23, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Two Danish airports, shopping centres evacuated after bomb threats

A spate of bomb threats in Denmark forced the evacuation of two provincial airports and two shopping malls on Monday and briefly closed a university campus in Copenhagen, police said.

Oct 18, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

Rich nations say on track for promised $100 billion climate finance

Rich countries said on Monday they were on track to keep a promise to provide developing nations with $100 billion a year to tackle climate change by 2020, up from an estimated $62 billion in 2014.

Oct 18, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Swedish minister resigns after being caught drink-driving

Local media reported she would likely face a fine and a driving ban.

Aug 14, 2016, 03:43 AM IST

Danish police arrest four alleged IS fighters, seize weapons

Copenhagen police said Thursday they had detained four people on suspicion of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and seized weapons and ammunition in a search linked to the arrests.

Apr 07, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

Anker Joergensen, Danish former prime minister, dies at 93

Anker Joergensen, a former prime minister loved by many Danes for his down-to-earth character but criticized for his handling of economic problems in the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 93.

Mar 21, 2016, 02:13 AM IST

Danish teen accused of planning school bomb attacks

A 16-year-old Danish girl arrested in January was planning to carry out bomb attacks against two schools, one of which was Jewish, Danish police said on Tuesday.

Mar 08, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Tight security as Danes mark year since Copenhagen attacks

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen warned Sunday that Denmark still faces a "serious terror threat" as it marked a year since a gunman killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in Copenhagen.

Feb 15, 2016, 02:15 AM IST
Denmark OKs bill to seize assets from refugees: Know more about it

Denmark OKs bill to seize assets from refugees: Know more about it

In 2015, Denmark received about 21,000 refugees, making it one of the top EU destinations per capita for migrants.

Jan 27, 2016, 03:08 AM IST

Facebook censors photo of Denmark's iconic statue for ‘sexual undertones’

Social networking website Facebook censored Copenhagen's iconic statue of the Little Mermaid for showing "too much bare skin or sexual undertones", but reversed its decision following an appeal made by a Danish politician, a media report said.

Jan 05, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

World's top 10 cities to live in

According to consultancy firm Mercer's 'Quality of Living Report-2015', globally, Vienna is followed by Zurich, Auckland, Munich, Vancouver, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Copenhagen and Sydney, as

Nov 28, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Paris climate summit: Huge stakes, deep divides

Still reeling from the worst terrorist attacks in French history, Paris will host nearly 140 world leaders gathering next week to spearhead a climate pact tasked with keeping Earth liveable for humanity.

Nov 23, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

'Up to 20,000 in Copenhagen vigil for Paris attack victims'

Copenhagen; Up to 20,000 people, among them Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, gathered for a candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy in Copenhagen today to mourn the victims of the

Nov 16, 2015, 02:01 AM IST

Danish F-16 jet fighter crashes in North Sea, pilot safe

The Danish military says the pilot ejected safely under "controlled circumstances".

Oct 28, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Denmark to host 2017 European Short Course Swimming Championships

 Copenhagen will be the site of the European Short Course Championships in 2017. It will be second time in four years that the country will organize the annual tournament after hosting the 2013 edition at the Jyske Bank Boxen, one of the country's premier sporting venues, in Herning.

Oct 10, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Ten years on, Danish Mohammed cartoonist has no regrets

 Ten years after a Danish newspaper triggered deadly protests by publishing 12 cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, the man behind the most infamous drawing says he feels anger but no regret.

Sep 27, 2015, 09:31 AM IST

Danish teen who stabbed mum may have been inspired by IS

 A Danish teenager who admitted to regularly watching jihadist videos online has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stabbing her mother to death together with an Iraqi friend.

Sep 16, 2015, 22:29 PM IST