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    WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:19am on July 25, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday expressed concern over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain and Austria tightened restrictions and China stepped up testing. Europe...

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    Mental health of Europe’s teens on decline: study

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:53pm on May 19, 2020

    The mental health of Europe’s teenagers has deteriorated since 2014, a study by the regional branch of the World Health Organisation covering 45 countries showed...

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    Domestic violence surges in locked down Europe: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:14pm on May 07, 2020

    Emergency services across Europe have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse calls under sweeping coronavirus lockdowns imposed across the continent, the World Health Organisation’s...

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    WHO warns of neglecting vaccinations during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:45am on May 01, 2020

    The World Health Organisation’s European office warned Thursday that to keep other infectious diseases in check, vaccination programmes must remain a priority even during the...

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    Creator of LEGO figure dies

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:46pm on February 23, 2020

    Jens Nygaard Knudsen, who designed the iconic Lego mini-figure with interchangeable legs and torsos, has died while in hospice care from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

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    Danish newspaper’s virus cartoon angers China

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:05pm on January 28, 2020

    A Danish newspaper refused to apologise to China on Tuesday over a satirical cartoon it ran about the deadly new virus that has killed dozens...

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    Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2019

    They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University...

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    Four European countries lose measles elimination status

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:06pm on August 29, 2019

    Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the United Kingdom...

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    Denmark stunned as Trump scraps visit over Greenland snub

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 04:44pm on August 21, 2019

    Denmark was left stunned Wednesday by Donald Trump’s decision to postpone a state visit after the government told the US president its autonomous territory Greenland...