June 21, 2018

Wikileaks halts publication of classified files

Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has suspended its publication of classified files while it struggles to raise funds to ensure its survival. The announcement came after what the group called a blockade by US-based finance companies which has effectively cut off the donor money supply to … [Read more...]

E. Coli cases in Germany on the rise

The number of people in Germany infected by a deadly strain of E.Coli has risen sharply. Most of the 1,500 people infected are from Germany with Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, also affected. The death toll has risen to 17 from the strain of … [Read more...]

Infected cucumbers – 10 dead, hundreds sick

An oubreak of E.coli in Germany caused by infected cucumbers has killed at least 10 people with hundreds falling ill. The cucumbers, imported from Spain, were infected with a severe complication of E.coli called hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). Most of the E.coli cases so far have been in the … [Read more...]

Denmark bans Marmite

Denmark has banned the savoury yeast spread Marmite, saying its added vitamins and minerals break European Union food safety laws. The Danish authorities must give their permission for products with such additives to be sold. In recent years they have banned several well-known items - … [Read more...]

Wikileaks reveals “carve up” of Arctic resources

Wikileaks has released Secret US embassy cables showing Arctic Council nations are racing to "carve up" Arctic resources like oil and gas, now accessible as the ice retreats. The Arctic Council member states are, Russia, the United States, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland. … [Read more...]

Nokia to cut 4,000 jobs in Europe

World leading mobile phone maker Nokia has announced it will cut 4,000 jobs as part of restructure and change of technology focus. Nokia said the majority of the job losses would be in Denmark, Finland and the United Kingdom. The restructure will be completed by 2012. With the big growth area … [Read more...]

NATO asks for more planes for Libya mission

Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has told a foreign ministers' summit in Berlin that the alliance needs "a few more" aircraft for its mission in Libya. Mr Rasmussen had no joy getting any pledges of extra warplanes at the meeting but he remained hopeful. Nato would continue "day … [Read more...]

Champions League: FC Copenhagen 0 – Chelsea 2

Chelsea have won their Champions League Round of 16 first leg tie against FC Copenhagen at Parken stadium with Nicolas Anelka scoring in each half. Carlo Ancelotti will have been grateful for the win after exiting the FA Cup on the weekend. The Danish side were rusty following their winter … [Read more...]

Tiger Woods fined for spitting in Dubai

Tiger Woods has been fined for spitting on the green at the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament on the weekend. He committed the heinous crime after missing a putt on the 12th hole during his final round. Apologising via Twitter, Woods said "It was inconsiderate to spit like that and I know … [Read more...]