Latest Lene Espersen Stories

2011-08-24 10:40:05

  Denmark - along with Greenland and the Faroe Islands, part of the Kingdom of Denmark - is looking to put itself on a collision course with four other nations, the United States, Russia, Norway, and Canada. All five countries are trying to lay claim to the Arctic Seabed, including the area around the North Pole. The document, called the Joint Arctic Strategy for 2011-2020 of the Kingdom of Denmark, was signed by Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen, Prime Minister of the Faroe...

2009-09-16 14:20:45

A Danish tourism video that drew criticism for seeming to promote promiscuity has been pulled from YouTube, officials said. VisitDenmark's three-minute video, which depicts a young woman attempting to find the tourist who fathered her child, was pulled by VisitDenmark after numerous complaints, the BBC reported Wednesday. We met one night a year and a half ago when you were on vacation here in Denmark, the woman in the video says of her son's father. We met ... and then decided to have a...

2006-09-05 09:39:14

By Kim McLaughlin COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish security police on Tuesday arrested nine men suspected of plotting to carry out a terrorist bomb attack in the Nordic country. Justice Minister Lene Espersen said most of the men are Danish citizens and that police had acted after discovering several of the group had collected materials to make explosives. "This is what is most alarming. These are Danish citizens living in Denmark that have been plotting a terror attack in Denmark,"...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.