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Danish PM names new coalition ministers, reducing risk of snap poll

Nov 28 2016

COPENHAGEN Denmark's prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Monday to bring in ministers from two other parties after forming a coalition to broaden his minority government after months of policy battles that threatened to topple the administration.

Danish journalists sentenced for monitoring celebrity credit cards

Nov 24 2016

COPENHAGEN Four journalists from a Danish gossip magazine were sentenced to up to 15 months in prison on Thursday for paying for credit card data to help track politicians, celebrities and members of the royal family.

Pope, in Sweden, says Reformation had positive aspects

Oct 31 2016

LUND, Sweden Pope Francis on Monday recognized the positive aspects of the Reformation sparked by Martin Luther in a further gesture of reconciliation to Lutherans, who split with Rome 500 years ago. | Video

Novo Nordisk slashes long-term growth view on U.S. market woes

Oct 28 2016

COPENHAGEN Top insulin maker Novo Nordisk slashed its long-term profit growth forecast on Friday, signaling no let-up in its struggles to crack the U.S. market to which its chief executive said its commitment would not waver.

Novo Nordisk to ax 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Sep 29 2016

COPENHAGEN The world's largest insulin maker, Novo Nordisk, is cutting 1,000 jobs as a part of a plan to reduce costs as it faces a challenging environment in 2017, especially in the large U.S. market, the company said on Thursday.

Denmark's Nets valued at $4.5 billion in litmus test for European tech IPOs

Sep 23 2016

COPENHAGEN Nets , issuer of Denmark's most used debit card, was valued at 30 billion Danish crowns ($4.5 billion) in its listing on Friday, nearly double what Advent International, Bain Capital and pension fund ATP paid for it two years ago.

Maersk CEO says new Transport and Logistics division to expand market share

Sep 22 2016

COPENHAGEN Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk's new Transport and Logistics division will aim to expand its market share every year through organic growth and acquisitions, CEO Soren Skou told a news conference on Thursday.

Denmark edges closer to snap election as parties feud over tax cuts

Sep 19 2016

COPENHAGEN Denmark edged closer to an early general election as a political row over tax cuts for the wealthy escalated over the weekend, threatening to bring down the minority Liberal government that took office just 15 months ago.

Cannabis booths torn down in Danish free town Christiania

Sep 02 2016

COPENHAGEN Residents of the 'free town' of Christiania in Copenhagen began tearing down cannabis-selling booths on its main street on Friday, two days after a shooting incident rocked one of Denmark's favorite tourist attractions.

Novo Nordisk's veteran CEO Lars Rebien Sorensen to step down

Sep 01 2016

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk's long-serving chief executive Lars Rebien Sorensen is to step down early, it was announced on Thursday, at a time when the world's largest insulin maker has said it faces increased competition in the U.S. market where it generates about half its revenues.

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