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Denmark will not follow Britain, no EU referendum

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen and the leader of the main opposition Social Democrats both reject staging a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union.

Denmark joins the race to host EU drug agency after Brexit

The Danish government teamed up with the former head of drug company Novo Nordisk in its campaign to become the new host of the London-based European Medicines Agency after Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Major bribery scandal exposes top level Swedish corruption

Fredrik Lundberg, one of Sweden's most powerful tycoons, and former finance minister Anders Borg have been questioned by prosecutors as suspects in a bribery probe.

South Korean reporters face legal steps in Denmark

A judge in Denmark said Wednesday she is strongly considering taking legal steps against South Korean journalists for violating Danish law by filming the daughter of the impeached South Korean president's confidante inside a courtroom during a detention hearing.

Denmark expands minority government to three-party coalition

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen says his Liberal Party has agreed to form a new Cabinet with two other parties in a move aimed at strengthening Denmark's single-party, minority government.

Danish eurosceptic party hurt by EU fraud investigation

Denmark's main eurosceptic party, which built a huge voter base in the last decade, has been hit by an investigation into possible misuse of EU funds.

Bird flu outbreak in Europe

Six European countries have confirmed outbreaks of a dangerous strain of bird flu, which has caused alarm in Germany where the H5N8 virus spread further on Thursday.

Danish officials have confiscated thousands of euros from desperate refugees

Danish officials have confiscated thousands of euros from desperate refugees seeking asylum in the country on a handful of occasions since a controversial law came into force earlier this year, allowing authorities to seize cash and valuables from asylum seekers.

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