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      Scandinavian housing bubbles spark financial stability fears

      Fears of housing bubbles in the three Scandinavian capitals are rising, fuelled by unprecedented negative and record...

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      Ryanair quits Copenhagen base over row with unions

      Ryanair carried out its threat to quit Copenhagen airport on Tuesday in a dispute with trade unions that threatens to...

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    1. July 14, 2015

      Copenhagen: A strong start-up community but high taxes

      Copenhagen population 1.2m Denmark population 5.6m Tech start-ups 430 Copenhagen university population: 94,000 Mary...

    2. July 10, 2015

      Budget may have big effect on house prices in the long term

      Last weekend wandering around Gilleleje harbour in Denmark, I noticed something slightly odd. Every 20 yards or so I...

    3. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2015

      Rocket watch

      Keep an eye on Matt Earl’s blog, where he has a couple of posts up so far on Rocket Internet, the industrial scale...

    4. July 3, 2015

      Ryanair threatens to exit Denmark if unions blockade flights

      Ryanair is threatening to pull out of Denmark if unions in the Nordic country blockade the low-cost airline’s flights....

    5. July 1, 2015

      Denmark to cut immigrant benefits in half

      Denmark’s new centre-right government will cut immigrants’ benefits by half as it named the founder of an...

    6. July 1, 2015

      Danish court rules unions can strike against Ryanair

      Ryanair is facing one of the biggest challenges to its low-cost model after the Irish airline lost a court case that...

    7. June 28, 2015

      More legal woes for sinking ship-fuel supplier

      Denmark’s biggest pension funds have sued OW Bunker for $120m following the collapse of the world’s largest ship-fuel...

    8. June 23, 2015

      Denmark, not US, is the Top Nation

      The satirical history of England, 1066 And All That, explained that history came to a full stop after the first world...

    9. June 23, 2015

      How does UK pension provision compare worldwide?

      What do Chile, Finland, Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands have in common? The answer is that these countries are...

    10. June 21, 2015

      Danish election hastens demise of Scandinavia’s social democracy

      Scandinavia is the last bastion of social democracy, with widely admired societies that have acted as an inspiration...

    11. June 21, 2015

      Catamaran race series organisers announce shift to foiling craft

      A sea change in world-class match sailing was confirmed on Friday when organisers of the Extreme 40 catamaran racing...

    12. June 19, 2015

      Design classic: Tray Table

      Danish designer Hans J Wegner (1914-2007) once said his work was “a continuous process of purification, and...

    13. June 19, 2015

      Denmark poll heralds new political era

      Denmark awoke to a change of government on Friday — and a new era of topsy-turvy politics. An extraordinary surge in...

    14. June 18, 2015

      Denmark’s prime minister resigns after populist party success

      Denmark is set for a change of government as parliamentary elections brought a surge of support for a populist,...

    15. June 18, 2015

      Exit polls predict dead-heat in Danish elections

      Danish elections were set to produce a dead-heat between the left and right-wing blocs as one of the closest fought...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      June 18, 2015

      Helle heads to the polls

      Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt leaves a polling booth in Oesterbro, Copenhagen. Polls opened in Denmark...

    17. June 18, 2015

      Norway cuts interest rates to record low

      Norway cut its main interest rate to a record low of 1 per cent, as fears over the impact of the low oil price trumped...

    18. June 18, 2015

      Denmark goes to polls in close-fought election

      Denmark went to the polls on Thursday in one of its closest ever elections, one characterised by personal attacks and...

    19. The World

      June 17, 2015

      Britain's sweetheart deal in Europe

      David Cameron says that Britain’s relationship with the rest of the European Union is deeply unsatisfactory and must...

    20. June 16, 2015

      Rightwing populists reshape Denmark’s political landscape

      For a glimpse into how a populist party can change a country’s political landscape, look no further than Denmark. Ahead...

    21. June 15, 2015

      Central banks enter the unknown with sub-zero rates

      For years, central bankers have treated the fabled interest rate known as the “zero lower bound” as if it were a...

    22. June 9, 2015

      Thorning-Schmidt bets on Danish recovery in bid for re-election

      Michael Flarup does not consider himself a Social Democrat voter. But as he stood laden with bags at an shopping centre...

    23. June 3, 2015

      UK’s battle with EU is no Danish fairytale

      In Brussels no one can hear you scream.” That is the title of an episode of Borgen, a political television drama that...

    24. May 27, 2015

      Brussels to spend €240m on relocating asylum seekers across EU

      The EU has said it will spend €240m on relocating Eritrean and Syrian asylum seekers arriving in Italy and Greece among...

    25. May 27, 2015

      Denmark’s prime minister Thorning-Schmidt calls election

      Helle Thorning-Schmidt has called elections in Denmark for June 18 as the centre-left prime minister seeks to become...

    26. May 22, 2015

      Jacob Jensen, product designer, 1926-2015

      A family of colourful, Russian-doll-like plastic mixing bowls launched Jacob Jensen’s career. The understatedness of...

    27. May 19, 2015

      Brussels approves Orange’s Jazztel acquisition

      Brussels has cleared Orange’s €3.4bn acquisition of Jazztel, the Spanish cable group, but has demanded that the French...

    28. May 19, 2015

      HSBC to charge for holding deposits

      HSBC has become one of the biggest global banks to say it will begin charging clients on deposits in a basket of...

    29. May 17, 2015

      Danish solution offers lessons for Cameron on EU negotiations

      The year was 1992 and Denmark was stranded. The Maastricht treaty had been rejected, a second EU referendum loomed, yet...

    30. May 13, 2015

      Maersk Line feels the squeeze but stays ahead of the pack

      The world’s largest container shipping company missed earnings forecasts and lost market share in the first quarter but...

    31. May 12, 2015

      Carlsberg committed to Russia despite struggling for profit

      Carlsberg remains committed to Russia, according to the Danish brewer’s outgoing chief executive, despite continued...

    32. May 8, 2015

      How Copenhagen turned a brewery plant into a new city quarter

      When the Carlsberg Group decided to shift production of beer and other beverages from its plant in the Copenhagen...

    33. May 3, 2015

      OW bunker bankruptcy back to haunt Carnegie

      Denmark’s largest pension fund has indicated it has reduced or stopped placing trades with Carnegie, the Swedish...

    34. April 14, 2015

      Trend towards low yields shows no sign of slowing down

      When your bank starts charging you to save and pays you to borrow it’s a sure sign that something has gone awry....

    35. April 13, 2015

      Nordic dilemma over how much to include the populist parties

      Populist parties have shaken the political elite across Europe. But as groups such as the Finns, France’s National...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 10, 2015

      Don't blame the locals too much for the Danish krone

      You may remember that the smaller corners of the European currency markets were unexpectedly interesting at the...

    37. FT Alphaville

      April 10, 2015

      European stocks and not-so-record highs

      European stocks as measured by the Stoxx 600 index finally passed their March 2000 high this week. As measured by the...

    38. April 10, 2015

      Nordic countries to boost defence co-operation

      The five Nordic countries are to step up their defence co-operation as a direct response to the Russian military threat...

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