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  • Swedish prosecutor Thomas Forsberg said Evgeny Pavlov bribed a public servant in Azerbaijan to win a contract for a new signaling system with a contract value of around $340 million. Pavlov, a Bombardier Transportation Sweden AB employee, was held in March in pre-trial custody to prevent him from fleeing or tampering with evidence. In 2013, Bombardier was...

  • The Agriculture Ministry said Thursday it has ordered 17 kinds of Dutch-made packaged waffles withdrawn from sale. The Agriculture Ministry says a recall isn't necessary because the level of pesticide in the eggs doesn't present a public health risk. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration says in a statement that "no harmful amount" of the pesticide...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Danish authorities say two companies have bought 6.8 tons eggs and 108 kilograms of omelet, respectively, from farms involved in the contaminated egg scandal. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration says in a statement that "no harmful amount" of the pesticide Fipronil, which is dangerous to human health in larger amounts, has been...

  • Vestas' CEO spoke about the U.S. leaving the climate accord.

  • ZURICH, Aug 17- Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid microchip capable of streaming audio directly from wireless devices as the Swiss company tries to close the gap with Danish competitors that pioneered similar technology years ago. "We needed a solution that works for everybody," Sonova Chief Executive Lukas Braunschweiler told Reuters in an...

  • ZURICH, Aug 17- Sonova on Thursday launched a new hearing aid microchip capable of streaming audio directly from wireless mobile devices as the Swiss company aims to close the gap to Danish competitors that pioneered similar technology years ago. "We needed a solution that works for everybody," Sonova Chief Executive Lukas Braunschweiler told Reuters in an...

  • *June cyber attack to cost $200- $300 mln. *Shares 4.5 pct higher by 1056 GMT. COPENHAGEN, Aug 16- Denmark's A.P.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Sweden's defense minister said Wednesday that lawmakers, including some from two center-right opposition parties, have agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor over the next two years. In September, Sweden stationed permanent troops on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland. The independent Stockholm...

  • HELSINKI— Danish brewer Carlsberg says its profits rose in the first six months of the year, despite a decline in consumption in the key eastern European market, particularly Russia. The Copenhagen- based maker of Tuborg beer said Wednesday that revenue, when excluding currency shifts and one-off effects, rose 2 percent from a year earlier to 31.8 billion kroner.

  • *June cyber attack to cost $200- $300 mln. *Shares up 1.15 percent at 0904 GMT. COPENHAGEN, Aug 16- Denmark's A.P.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The June cyberattack that paralyzed the computer systems in companies around the world is estimated to have cost the world's biggest container shipping line between $200 million and $300 million, A.P. Moller-Maersk said Wednesday. The Copenhagen- based group, which was particularly severely affected by the attack, says the impact will...

  • NORWOOD, Ohio— Herbie Mays is 3 M proud, and it shows— in the 3 M shirt he wears; in the 3 M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3 M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee." Barely 10 miles from his ranch-style brick home in this blue-collar city, GE Aviation has been expanding— and hiring.

  • HELSINKI— Danish police say they have not found the body of a missing Swedish journalist inside an amateur-built submarine that sunk off the Nordic country's eastern coast last week. Copenhagen police spokesman Jens Moller Jensen says Sunday that investigators uncovered no trace of 30- year-old freelance journalist Kim Wall in the UC3 Nautilus sub, which...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Latest on a private submarine that sank off Denmark::. Peter Madsen was arrested Friday on preliminary manslaughter charges after his 40- ton, nearly 18- meter-long submarine sank off Denmark's eastern coast. Kim Wall's family said in statement emailed to The Associated Press on Saturday, "It is with great dismay that we received the news...

  • Peter Madsen was arrested Friday on preliminary manslaughter charges, hours after his 40- ton, nearly 18- meter-long submarine sank off Denmark's eastern coast. The inventor, who is from Denmark, has denied responsibility for the fate of 30- year-old Kim Wall, saying the journalist disembarked before his vessel went down. Prosecutor Louise Pedersen said...

  • An employee packs a box with trays of fresh eggs inside an egg farm in the West Flanders region of Belgium, on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

    The EU is planning on holding a meeting over a tainted egg scandal, which revealed insecticide-contaminated products in 17 countries.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Latest on the contaminated egg scare in Europe:. Romania's food safety chief says there aren't any indications of more pesticide-tainted eggs in Romania, hours after officials incinerated a ton of pasteurized yolks. He praised the European Union alert system, saying: "I am firmly convinced any potential risk identified... by the European...

  • Green technologies are becoming price competitive, the CEO of Dong Energy told CNBC on Thursday.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Danish toy company Lego has appointed Niels B. Christiansen, who headed thermostat-maker Danfoss for nine years, as its chief executive. In March, Lego said its 2016 revenue grew 6 percent to 37.9 billion kroner, the highest figure in the company's 85- year history. Padda, a 61- year-old India- born Brit and Lego's former chief operations...

  • COPENHAGEN, Aug 9- Novo Nordisk, the world's leading maker of diabetes drugs, reported better than expected profit on Wednesday driven by new diabetes and obesity drugs though it said sale prices would remain under pressure in the United States. "Although the formulary negotiations in the USA reflect the tough competitive environment, we remain confident that...