Norwegian firefighters reported on Wednesday that a fire had broken out at Equinor's plant at Tjeldbergodden.
The UK government earlier in the day authorised the use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by German biopharmaceutical company BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer.
MINSK (Sputnik) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday expressed concerns over the growing US and NATO military presence near the western borders of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO).
The man, in his 40s, was found in a miserable condition and later taken to a local hospital. Among other things, he was exausted, had wounds on his legs, no teeth, and could barely speak.
To make it to Denmark's official ghetto list, an area has to fulfill certain criteria pertaining to the percentage of residents having non-Western nationality or heritage, unemployment, convictions, and education.
US Ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands has once again slammed the Danish defence budget as insufficient. Danish Defence Minister Trine Bramsen countered that Denmark's contribution to NATO cannot be calculated in percentages.
Jozsef Szajer, an MEP for Hungary's ruling Fidesz party, appeared to apologise for his "irresponsible" breaches of COVID-19 rules, but not for attending a sex party above a gay bar, denying that the ecstasy found in his bag was his.
MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - NATO believes it is crucial to have a Russian-US agreement regulating the number of nuclear warheads and thus welcomes the dialogue between Moscow and Washington on extension of the New START treaty, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its latest Economic Outlook, which suggests that it will be no sooner than end of 2021 that the global GDP reaches the pre-pandemic levels.
Police have arrived at the site of the incident and are investigating the situation. At the same time, the news channel SWR reported, citing Trier Mayor Wolfram Leibe, that at least two people have died and 10 are injured as a result of the incident.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) confirmed on Tuesday that its permit for laying the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in German waters is valid through December, and the request for January-April is being considered.
Last year, Paris approved a 3 percent revenue tax, dubbed "GAFA" (meaning Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon) on companies with profits of more than €25 million ($28 million) in France and corporations making over €750 million (around $890 million) worldwide, resulting in a harsh reaction from the Trump administration.
The purpose of the marketing authorisation application with EMA is to get the agency’s approval to market a medicine within the European Union.
The 2011 terrorist act by Anders Behring Breivik that left 77 dead, the bloodiest in the country's peacetime history, has left a deep scar on the Norwegian psyche.
While herd immunity has contributed to the reduction and eradication of many contagious diseases in the past, its applicability to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is disputed, due to uncertainty around the effects and the persistence of antibodies.
The wooden penis became a well-known destination for hikers and even appeared on Google Maps as a "cultural monument". According to locals, the artwork was made as a prank birthday present, but the owner preferred to send it elsewhere.
Danish participants in a medical research project were never informed of its commercial interests. While the project with the involvement of Facebok CEO and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is tipped to become an international success, Danish experts have slammed it as a violation of data protection and a "bad deal for Denmark".
WARSAW (Sputnik) - Poland and Hungary are currently awaiting proposals from Germany on the EU budget, Polish government spokesman Piotr Mueller said, after a meeting between Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday in Warsaw.
A cooperation plan between Brussels and Washington reportedly includes attempts to revive parts of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that focus on regulatory cooperation regarding new technologies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Klaus Ernst, the head of the German parliamentary committee on the economy and energy, on Monday welcomed plans announced by the Nord Stream 2 AG to resume laying pipelines for the Nord Stream 2 gas project this year.