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Maersk to pay 3.7 billion euros for German rival

Maersk to pay 3.7 billion euros for German rival

The world's leading container shipping company, Danish Maersk Line, said Friday it would pay 3.7 billion euros ($4 billion) for the acquisition of German competitor Hamburg Sud.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Denmark's Dong Energy profits soften as wind drops

Denmark's Dong Energy profits soften as wind drops

Denmark's leading wind energy group Dong Energy said Thursday earnings fell in the first quarter, partly because winds were not up to snuff at the start of the year.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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Danish musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world

Danish musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world

Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world.

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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.

 
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Denmark has coldest April night this century

Denmark has coldest April night this century

And there is still no sign of spring yet.

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Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde is one of Sweden's most interesting young entrepreneurs, working hard to combat social exclusion through innovation. But it hasn't been an easy journey.

 
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Police patrol Norwegian school as students receive death threats on social media

Police patrol Norwegian school as students receive death threats on social media

Police officers are patrolling a high school (videregående skole) in the northern county of Nordland after students and teachers have been receiving online death and rape threats.

 

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10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

Double beds, pyjamas, a family dinner table, actual closing doors, and 3,000 films? Yes, this is a plane we’re talking about – not a mansion. Here are 10 reasons you should get on board with Qatar Airway’s new QSuite.

 
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'No EU membership' for Turkey: Danish politicians

'No EU membership' for Turkey: Danish politicians

Any talk of Turkey joining the EU is moot after the result of the country’s referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan broader powers, say Danish politicians.

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9 must-see Swedish design destinations

9 must-see Swedish design destinations

Swedish design: It's beautiful. It's unconventional. And it's everywhere. The Local takes you on a roadtrip through nine of the best design destinations, from north to south - you've got to see it to believe it.

 
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Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

April 7th is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is depression – a problem more common among expats than many people realize. Luckily there are steps you can take to beat back the expat blues!

 
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Car drove 15 km wrong way on Øresund bridge without crashing

Car drove 15 km wrong way on Øresund bridge without crashing

A car drove around 15 kilometres in the wrong direction on the Øresund crossing between Sweden and Denmark before it was stopped by police.

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Danish uni upwardly mobile on Young University Rankings

Danish uni upwardly mobile on Young University Rankings

Aalborg University climbed eight places on the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings list.

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia’s most striking pools.

Danish municipality uses drivers’ Bluetooth to solve traffic issues

Danish municipality uses drivers’ Bluetooth to solve traffic issues

Thanks to years of collecting traffic data from drivers' mobile devices, Aarhus municipality in Denmark can now see the effects on road traffic of construction projects, roadwork, traffic accidents and faulty traffic lights.

For first time, Norwegian flies more passengers than rival SAS

For first time, Norwegian flies more passengers than rival SAS

SAS announced its January passenger numbers on Tuesday, saying that 1.9 million travellers choose the Scandinavian airline last month.

Parents launch petition demanding vegan baby-food advice

Parents launch petition demanding vegan baby-food advice

Danish parents want dietary recommendations for their vegan infants, but the National Board of Health refuses, reports Berlingske.

Russian hackers harvested information from Danish armed forces: PET

Russian hackers harvested information from Danish armed forces: PET

Russian hackers have succeeded in hacking the emails of Danish armed forces personnel over the last two years, says Denmark’s security service.

Number of poor people in Denmark 'doubled' since 2002: report

Number of poor people in Denmark 'doubled' since 2002: report

More and more people are living in poverty in Denmark, according to a new report.

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Ten surprising things that happened to me after moving to Denmark

Ten surprising things that happened to me after moving to Denmark

Relocation expert Melanie Haynes shares ten things she wasn’t prepared for when she joined the Danes.