• COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Scandinavian Airlines says some 30 flights out of Copenhagen have been canceled after members of a Danish cabin crew union walked out to protest the carrier's plan to move 147 employees to a domestic airline that SAS acquired last year. Kromann-Mikkelsen could not immediately confirm that dozens of SAS-operated flights to Copenhagen...

  • It is sponsored by the federal Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the largest of more than a dozen such exercises held in cities around the country over the last several years, Mayor Steven Fulop said. The location of the conference, at the Goldman Sachs building that dominates the waterfront across the...

  • In year of the movie, Lego's transformation reaps rewards Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:55 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The transformation of Lego, the Danish toy company famous for its multi-colored building blocks, reaped further dividends last year as it benefited from its successful foray into the world of cinema. Lego said demand was particularly strong in its largest market, the U.S., but sales also rose by double digits in Britain, France, Russia and...

  • Feb 24- An experimental therapeutic vaccine from Danish drugmaker Bavarian Nordic helped significantly extend survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer, according to results of a small early-stage trial conducted by the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Patients were treated with the company's Prostvac vaccine, in addition to escalating doses of...

  • Feb 23- Apple Inc said it would spend 1.7 billion euros to build two data centres in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across Europe.

  • Can free speech and blasphemy live together? Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo poses near a banner which reads "Charlie Hebdo, Honorary citizen of Paris" displayed in front of the Paris City Hall January 9, 2015 after Wednesday's deadly attack at the Paris offices of weekly satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo by two masked gunmen who shouted Islamist slogans.

    Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?

  • Carlsberg hit by drop in beer sales in Russia amid crisis Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 5:41 AM ET

    The Copenhagen- based company said Wednesday that revenue fell to 14.3 billion kroner from 15.2 billion kroner a year ago. Carlsberg expects sales in western Europe and Asia to continue develop positively, while currency devaluation both in Russia and Ukraine will put "significant pressure" on its performance this year. The company owns a range of brands...

  • COPENHAGEN, Feb 15- Danish police shot and killed a man in Copenhagen on Sunday they believe was responsible for two deadly attacks at an event promoting freedom of speech and on a synagogue. The prime minister described the first shooting, which bore similarities to an assault in Paris in January on the office of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, as a terrorist...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 15- Danish police said they believed the man shot dead by officers in Copenhagen on Sunday was responsible for two shootings in the city at a freedom of expression event and a synagogue which killed two people and wounded five.

  • LONDON, Feb 9- The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slid to an all-time low on Monday as sluggish cargo demand especially from China battered sentiment. In one of the first casualties of the recent downturn, privately-owned shipping company Copenship said last week it had filed for bankruptcy in...

  • FOREX-Dollar edges up before U.S. jobs, wages data Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 3:50 AM ET

    *Euro slips, but still on track for strong weekly gains. LONDON, Feb 6- The dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors looked to U.S. jobs and wages data later in the day for further clues as to when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "Nothing is more likely to point towards a medium-term rise in inflation than growing wages," said...

  • Is Denmark facing a speculative attack? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:39 AM ET

    Denmark's central bank is reaching for bigger bazookas to battle the speculators betting it will be forced to abandon its currency's peg to the euro.

  • Will US jobs report heighten currency volatility?  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 PM ET

    Jeff Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says on a statistical basis, January's number tends to come in below analyst expectations.

  • Is Denmark fighting a losing battle?  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:53 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy of BK Asset Management, says she expects even more action from the Danish central bank after its fourth interest rate cut on Thursday.

  • Denmark cuts rate to -0.75% to defend the crown Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Denmark's central bank cut its key policy rate on Thursday for the fourth time in three weeks, dropping it to -0.75 percent—the same level as the Swiss National Bank's rate.

  • The future of the Danish krone  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Will the Danish central bank maintain its euro peg? Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, weighs in with his thoughts.

  • Danske Bank CFO: Pleased with 2014 results  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, is positive about the company's results and discusses bank closures.

  • Danske Bank CFO on Denmark's rate cut  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, discusses Denmark's recent interest rate cut and how it has affected business.

  • Despite woes, Russia optimistic on economic outlook Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 11:29 PM ET

    Russia's economy ministry said on Saturday it expected gross domestic product to fall 3 percent this year, more optimistic than many analysts' forecasts of a 4-5 percent drop.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 31- Russia's economy ministry said on Saturday it expected gross domestic product to fall 3 percent this year, more optimistic than many analysts' forecasts of a 4-5 percent drop. The economy has been hit by a sharp fall in oil prices and by sanctions imposed on Moscow for its role in the Ukraine crisis, leaving Russia facing its first year of recession...