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World’s best-run pension funds say it’s time to start worrying

The warning comes as pension firms across Europe struggle to generate the returns they need to cover their growing obligations.

Kenyan Kamworor breaks half marathon world record by 17 seconds

Geoffrey Kamworor says breaking the record is very emotional for him.

Danes raise €2.4 million in first climate telethon

The objective of the event broadcast on public TV was to raise 20 million kroner in order to plant one million trees in Denmark.

Huge returns raise risk alarm at billion-dollar funds in Denmark

All asset classes in the portfolios rose in value which would make it hard to limit losses through diversification, once markets turn.

Denmark to retire its last four circus elephants

The animals will be sent to a zoo to live out their last days.

Trump slams Danish PM’s ‘nasty’ rejection of Greenland deal

While voicing her annoyance of the US president's cancellation of their meeting, Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen maintains that both countries are close allies.

Golf star Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charge

Thorbjorn Olesen will plead not guilty to charges of sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft.

Trump delays Denmark visit over lack of interest in Greenland sale

The US president thanked the Danish PM on her directness which has saved a great deal of expense and effort for both countries.

Danish MPs ridicule idea of Trump buying Greenland

The notion of purchasing Greenland has been laughed off by some White House advisers as a joke, but also taken seriously by others.

A green economy grows in Denmark

In offices all across Denmark’s second-largest city, fast-growing cadres of energy traders are making big bucks from the volatility that wind and solar power generate.

Blast rocks Copenhagen police station, no injuries reported

It is the second explosion in less than a week to hit the Danish capital following a similar blast at the city's national tax agency building.

Blast hits Copenhagen tax office

Two people were inside the building but both were unharmed, according to a statement by the Danish police.

Nordic countries sizzle as European heatwave moves north

The World Meteorological Organization says forecasts indicated that atmospheric flows would transport the heat from Europe to Greenland 'resulting in high temperatures and consequently enhanced melting'.

World’s longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

The 101,000km trip took Wakker through Eastern Europe, Iran, India, Southeast Asia, before travelling around much of Australia and across to New Zealand.

IS militants get death for Morocco tourists’ killing

The two women – one from Denmark and the other a Norwegian – were beheaded in the country’s Atlas mountains in December.

Lego parent buys Madame Tussauds owner Merlin for £5 bln

US private equity group Blackstone, Canadian pension fund CPPIB and Kirkbi make up the consortium buying Merlin Entertainments.

Late Duffy header gives Ireland 1-1 draw in Denmark

The draw leaves Ireland on seven points from three matches at the top of the five-team group, three points ahead of Switzerland.

Say ‘hej’ to satay in Danish

Maslina Mahi became the only Malaysian last year to be granted a one-year contract to open a container-concept stall at Reffen Street Food in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her satay dishes have the Danish craving for more.

Denmark’s fabulous food journey, from hearty fare to haute cuisine

Denmark's culinary successes have been attributed paradoxically to the country having no gastronomic traditions to speak of.

Fresh SAS woe as strike grounds 110,000 travellers

The pilots' association say work schedules, not wages, are their main gripe.

China police smash US$30m fake Lego ring

Four people were arrested in the raid and confiscated many equipment to manufacture fake Legos.

Missing Danes found alive after Sri Lanka hotel blast

Three Danes are already confirmed dead in the blasts.

Airbnb to share homeowner info with Danish taxman

Airbnb currently faces legal battles in several countries.

Adelaide’s Danish striker Ilso Larsen suspended for doping

The forward is waiting for the results of his B sample.

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