Swedish prosecutors could pursue Assange for sex-crimes case

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — When Julian Assange sought asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012, he was fleeing from sexual assault accusations against him in Sweden. Swedish authorities coul...

NZ manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer's text

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2...

No Nobel Literature Prize this year but body still in focus

STOCKHOLM (AP) — There won't be a Nobel Prize in Literature this year but the Swedish Academy that awards the prestigious prize is still in the limelight. Jean-Claude Arnault, a Fren...

Sweden's most significant election in years, at a glance

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is holding a general election Sunday, the first since the country took in a record number of migrants from the Middle East and Africa in 2015 on top of the hundreds of thousand...

Convicted killer of Kim Wall: Appeal case to start

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, is back in court — this time to ...

Trump, Putin to meet at 19th-century presidential palace

HELSINKI (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet Monday at Finnish presidential palace in Helsinki that overlooks the Baltic Sea — the same venue where two of their predecessors met in 1990. ...

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured a...

Trial to begin in case of journalist killed in submarine

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — As divers found mutilated body parts in plastic bags on the ocean floor one by one, a gruesome puzzle as dark as any Scandinavian noir emerged in Denmark: A young Swedish re...

Danes again ponder repeal of blasphemy law

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A case of a man charged under Denmark's little-used blasphemy law for setting a Quran on fire and posting a video of it online has raises the question again: Should Danes sc...

Danish teenager found guilty of terrorism, sentence pending

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Tuesday convicted a teenage girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools. Holbaek District Court judge Peder...

Danish lawmaker calls for ban on jet skis after fatal crash

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish lawmaker called Tuesday for a ban on jet skis off the country's coast after two American students were killed in a crash last weekend. Kenneth Kri...

4-time Olympic sailing champion Paul Elvstrom dies at 88

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Paul Elvstrom, a yachtsman who won four straight Olympic sailing gold medals between 1948 and 1960, has died, the Danish sports confederation said Thursday. He was 88. ...

Norway: Italy pulls back radical cleric extradition request

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Italy has decided to pull back an extradition request for a Norway-based radical Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria, the Norwegian s...

Denmark urged to clean up US military waste in Greenland

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is calling on Denmark to clean up an abandoned under-ice missile project and other U.S. military installations left to rust in the pristine landscape after the Col...

Principals in Danish celebrity-snooping case sentenced

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — When Denmark's main gossip magazine in 2008 reported that newlywed Prince Joachim and his second wife were in Canada on their honeymoon, the magazine credited good sourcing....