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  • *Aiming for obesity drugs that can compete with surgery. MÅLOV, Denmark, Nov 21- Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as prices for its established diabetes drugs come under pressure, particularly in the United States. Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975 and the World...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 21- Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defense minister said on Tuesday. "We are going to spend more money in this area," Claus Hjort Frederiksen told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in Copenhagen, though he declined to disclose a figure. World's no.1 container...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 21- Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defence minister said on Tuesday. "We are going to spend more money in this area," Claus Hjort Frederiksen told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in Copenhagen, though he declined to disclose a figure. World's no.1 container...

  • *Aiming for obesity drugs that can compete with surgery. MÅLOV, Denmark, Nov 21- Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as its established diabetes drugs come under price pressure, particularly in the United States. Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975 and the World...

  • Paris has been picked to succeed London as host city of the European Banking Authority once Britain leaves the European Union. Earlier Monday, EU members tapped Amsterdam as the future home the European Medicines Agency. Amsterdam has won the competition to be the host city of the European Medicines Agency once it leaves London after Brexit.

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union went back to its roots Monday by picking cities from two of its founding nations— France and the Netherlands— to host key agencies that will have move once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.. During voting so tight they were both decided by a lucky draw, EU members except Britain chose Amsterdam over Italy's Milan as the new home of the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak to the European Parliament's ECON committee- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU General Affairs Council meeting.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak to the European Parliament's ECON committee- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU General Affairs Council meeting.

  • BERKELEY, California- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams participates in a panel discussion on interest rates at the 2017 Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 2100 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT.

  • BERKELEY, California- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams participates in a panel discussion on interest rates at the 2017 Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 2100 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT.

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 17- Alphabet Inc's Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple Inc data center to make sure it has the option of building one there too. "It signals that Google has plans in Denmark, and I think it's because we have some of Europe's lowest power prices for companies, some of the greenest energy, and a high...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 17- Alphabet Inc's Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple Inc data centre to make sure it has the option of building one there too. "It signals that Google has plans in Denmark, and I think it's because we have some of Europe's lowest power prices for companies, some of the greenest energy, and a high...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Swedish utility Vattenfall will invest 900 million kronor to update two reactors at Sweden's largest nuclear plant, saying the Ringhals facility will continue to supply electricity into the 2040 s. Torbjorn Wahlborg, a senior executive vice president at Vattenfall, said Friday that the company was "adding a further safety system to...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • *Orsted agrees sale of stake in Irish Sea wind farm. COPENHAGEN, Nov 1- Danish energy group Orsted lifted its 2017 profit outlook after agreeing to sell a stake in what will be the world's biggest offshore wind farm for around 2 billion pounds. On Wednesday, it agreed to divest a 50 percent stake in the Walney Extension project off the coast of northern England in the...

  • *Orsted agrees sale of stake in Irish Sea wind farm. COPENHAGEN, Nov 1- Danish energy group Orsted lifted its 2017 profit outlook after agreeing to sell a stake in what will be the world's biggest offshore wind farm for around 2 billion pounds. On Wednesday, it agreed to divest a 50 percent stake in the Walney Extension project off the coast of northern England in the...

  • There are now more overweight people than underweight in the world for the first time ever.

    An inexorable global rise in diabetes must be taken "more seriously" by society, according to the CFO at Novo Nordisk.

  • The left-leaning coalition of the Left-Green Movement, the Social Democrats, the Progressive Party and the Pirate Party won 32 seats in the 63- member parliament, the narrowest possible majority, polls published by state broadcaster RUV showed. The Independence Party, led by incumbent Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson, remained the biggest party with 25...

  • *Announces A $1 billion share buyback. SYDNEY, Oct 27- Australia's biggest investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd on Friday posted record first-half profits, upgraded its full-year earnings forecast and unveiled plans for a A $1 billion share buyback, sending its stock to an all-time high. Macquarie said rising performance fees from its infrastructure funds in...