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  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight... aboard a Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha Electro G2 while Ketil Solvik-Olsen sat in the passenger seat.

  • COPENHAGEN, June 13- The prime ministers of Denmark and Greenland on Wednesday agreed to explore if and how Danish funding could be used to build three planned airports in Greenland. Greenland is a self-ruling part of the Kingdom of Denmark, and while its government decides on most domestic matters, foreign and security policy is handled by Copenhagen.

  • LONDON, June 7- Belgium's KBC will limit Iran- related transactions to only humanitarian trade after the U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions on Tehran, the financial group said, becoming the latest company to scale back activities. President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran- known as the JCPOA- on May 8 and said he would reimpose...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Uzbek man who drove stolen truck into crowd in Stockholm, killing 5, convicted of terror-related murder; life sentence.

  • LONDON, June 6- Gold held firm on Wednesday, supported by a weaker dollar and trade tensions as the market looked ahead to an expected U.S. rate hike next week when the Federal Reserve meets. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,300.6 an ounce at 1453 GMT while U.S. gold futures for August delivery. "Investors are sitting on the fence, they only want to be involved when we...

  • LONDON, June 6- Gold steadied on Wednesday, supported by a weaker dollar and trade tensions as the market looked ahead to an expected U.S. rate hike next week when the Federal Reserve meets. Spot gold was little changed at $1,295.76 per ounce at 1314 GMT while U.S. gold futures for August delivery. "Investors are sitting on the fence, they only want to be involved when we...

  • LONDON, June 6- Gold edged higher on Wednesday, propped up by a weaker dollar, but it was unlikely to make a significant move before an expected U.S. rate hike next week and amid trade tensions. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,296.96 per ounce at 0900 GMT while U.S. gold futures for August delivery. "Investors are sitting on the fence, they only want to be involved when we...

  • Children playing with Lego sets in Tianjin, China.

    Lego aims to stabilize the business and invest to get back to sustainable growth after suffering a drop in revenue last year.

  • NEW YORK, June 1- Without music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. "I got a job as a delivery boy for a fabric store at Broadway and 38th St. I was walking around the garment district looking for work, and luckily I met the owner of that company, who needed someone to deliver swatches around Manhattan. I had seen them in the...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- Without music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. "I got a job as a delivery boy for a fabric store at Broadway and 38th St. I was walking around the garment district looking for work, and luckily I met the owner of that company, who needed someone to deliver swatches around Manhattan. I had seen them in the...

  • Before you book your dream getaway, pause for thought — whether it's the hotel or eating in a restaurant, you'll likely be paying some of the highest prices in the world.

  • Trump cancelled the meeting with Kim Jong Un, planned for June 12, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. Before the North Korea news, spot gold was slightly firmer but had been losing ground for weeks, shedding 5 percent since touching $1,365.23 on April 11, the highest in nearly three months.

  • COPENHAGEN, May 24- The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear technologies. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette with international partners, aims to "highlight the value of nuclear energy as a clean reliable energy source". The partners are Japan, Canada,...

  • *She says Europe and China support Iran nuclear deal. BEIJING, May 24- China said on Thursday it would "open its door wider" to German businesses, giving a warm reception to visiting Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has wooed Beijing to counterbalance trade threats from U.S. Germany and China, two exporting nations that run large trade surpluses with the United States,...

  • LONDON, May 24- Gold prices rose for a second session on Thursday, lifted by a weaker dollar, worries about renewed trade tensions and volatile emerging markets. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,296.24 per ounce. Trade spats are reoccuring and there's a focus on troubled emerging markets, " Ole Hansen, head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, said.

  • *Hamburg move follows publication of German court ruling. BERLIN, May 23- Germany's second largest city, Hamburg, will ban the most polluting diesel vehicles from two major streets from next week, a move that could spur others to follow suit and raise pressure on carmakers to consider costly vehicle refits. Hamburg, home to around 1.8 million people, said on...

  • BERLIN, May 23- Germany's second largest city, Hamburg, will ban the most polluting diesel cars from two major streets from next week, a move that could spur other cities to follow suit and raise pressure on carmakers to consider costly vehicle refits. Hamburg, home to around 1.8 million people, said on Wednesday the ban would start on May 31 and affect diesel models...

  • *Maersk would need to shut down in Iran amid US sanctions. Maersk's move comes a day after French energy group Total and other European companies signalled they could exit Iran ahead of a reimposition of sanctions following the United States' decision to pull out of the Iran accord. French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the European Union must...

  • *New firm will be world No.3 behind Sonova, William Demant. COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, May 16- Hearing aid makers Widex and Sivantos are merging to create an industry number three that can invest more in digital devices and step up the challenge to market leaders Sonova and William Demant. Germany's Sivantos, formerly known as Siemens Audiology, and Denmark's Widex...

  • *Most old commercial ships broken on beaches of South Asia. Norway's $1 trillion Oil Fund, a leader in ethical investing, in February sold its stake in four firms because they scrap on the beach. Three of the firms excluded by Norway's fund- Taiwan's Evergreen Marine, Precious Shipping and Thoresen Thai Agencies of Thailand- say they have been unfairly singled out.