European Union foreign ministers showed cautious support on Monday for possible new economic sanctions on Iran in a shift of policy after accusations of Iranian attack plots in France and Denmark, diplomats said.
A missing World War Two U-boat—which has long been rumored to have carried Nazi leaders to South America as the Third Reich collapsed—has been found off the coast of Denmark. The U-3523 submarine, a cutting-edge vessel developed at the very end of the war, was discovered at a depth of around 400 feet, 10 nautical miles north of the Danish Coast, by researchers at Sea War Museum Jutland.
Former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont will face German justice this Monday. The case expects a cascade of court procedures that could drag on for weeks and supporters of independence of Catalonia have mobilized on Sunday afternoon in Barcelona, causing dozens of injured demonstrators due to clashes with the police.
Denmark has cut its key interest rate to prevent the Krone from strengthening in the wake of Switzerland's decision to scrap the franc's peg to the Euro. There has been speculation that Denmark could follow the Swiss move by removing the Krone's link to the Euro.
The world's largest ship fuel supplier, OW Bunker, has filed for bankruptcy after alleged fraud. The company's troubles came to light earlier this week when it discovered suspected fraud by senior employees in a Singapore-based subsidiary.
A global leader-board in the race to protect workers’ rights was released at the ITUC World Congress in Berlin. The ITUC Global Rights Index ranks 139 countries against 97 internationally recognized indicators to assess where workers’ rights are best protected, in law and in practice.
In a bid to encourage healthier eating among its citizens, Denmark has introduced a tax on foods containing more than 2.3% saturated fat. As from last Saturday, all such products in Denmark now carry a tax to the tune of 16 Danish krone (2.86 dollars) per kilogram of saturated fat that goes into making them.
Government deficits in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark and Finland have gone too far over the 3% of GDP reference value for the European Union and need to be brought down through stronger budget consolidation measures, concluded the European Commission in reports considered on Wednesday.