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Denmark removes J&J from vaccination program over clot fears

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark on Monday removed the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot from its vaccination program to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clo...

Danish ex-minister on trial for splitting migrant couples

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Parliament overwhelmingly voted on Tuesday to try a former immigration minister at the rarely used Court of Impeachment over a 2016 order aimed at separating asylu...

EXPLAINER: How Nobel Peace Prize nominations come about

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Belarusian opposition figures, Hong Kong-pro-democracy activists, the global Black Lives Matter movement, a jailed Russian opposition leader and an American voting rights ch...

Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leavin...

Denmark to stop pumping oil, gas in North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has decided to end to all oil and gas offshore activities in the North Sea by 2050 and has cancelled its latest licensing round, saying the country is "now putting a...

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker goes into exile, plans to travel to UK

COPENHAGEN (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and former lawmaker who is visiting Denmark said Thursday he is going into exile and will soon move to Britain. “I hereby announ...

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker asks Europe to provide 'safe haven'

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist who is visiting Denmark urged European nations on Wednesday to allow protesters in Hong Kong "a safe haven from the terror” of China's Com...

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after...

Danish government gets majority to back plan to cull minks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government said Tuesday that there was now a parliamentary majority behind a decision to cull the country's 15 million minks over concerns about a mutated version...

Denmark wants to ban mink farming until end 2021

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government said Tuesday it wants to ban mink farming until the end of 2021, as it presented a law proposal that would allow for the culling of 15 million minks as...

North Denmark in lockdown over mutated mink coronavirus fear

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — More than a quarter million Danes went into lockdown Friday in a northern region of the country where a mutated variation of the coronavirus has infected minks being farmed ...

Danish farmers lament decision to cull all Denmark's minks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish fur farmers say they've been dealt a major blow after the world’s largest mink fur exporter decided to cull all 15 million minks in Denmark's farms, to minimize the r...

Swedish PM self-isolates as nation sees rising virus cases

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's leader has gone into protective self-isolation even after a person close to him tested negative for COVID-19, as Sweden experiences its own fall surge of coronaviru...

Danes start culling 2.5 million minks after virus hits farms

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish veterinarians and farmers have begun culling at least 2.5 million minks in northern Denmark, authorities said Monday, after coronavirus has been reported in at least ...

Swedes indict surgeon for stem-cell windpipe transplants

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday indicted on charges of aggravated assault a surgeon believed to have made headlines in 2011 for carrying out the world’s the first stem-cell windpipe t...