Danish news overview: Dangerous baby pillow recalled due to exploits, it could suffocate infants

Danish news overview: Dangerous baby pillow recalled due to exploits, it could suffocate infants

Boppy Model Hug & Nest, a pillow / mini mattress designed for babies, has been recalled from the shelves.

If the safety instructions are not followed, there is a risk of suffocation, warns the Danish Safety Technology Authority.

Three serial numbers

If your product has one of these three serial numbers (07079939470000; 00009182000000 or 42091820000), stop using the product.

Return it to the point of purchase for a full refund.

Long-time employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs resigns

Lars Gert Lose, a long-term employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has resigned as head of department to take on a role in Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. Over the last two and a half decades, he had largely become the face of the ministry. He was the Danish ambassador to the United States from 2015 to 2019.

The number of incidents in the Gulf of Guinea has halved

Esbern Snare, the Danish frigate sent to patrol the Gulf of Guinea to reduce piracy in the area, can not take all the credit, but it seems that there have been fewer incidents this year. There were only 57 confirmed kidnappings of merchant sailors in 2021, compared to 130 in 2020. Moreover, Esbern Snare, who was involved in a firefight that killed four pirates six weeks ago, was first deployed in early November!

Damage to Valby Station causes major delays

Parts of a bridge collapsed at Valby Station yesterday, making it impossible to run any services for the rest of the day. Instead, passengers had to use a replacement bus connection to reach central Copenhagen. Large concrete slabs fell onto the track.

Mink supplier to sell the rest of its stock

Kopenhagen Fur has confirmed that they will sell its entire stock of mink hides over the next two years. In total, it will unload 20 million mink skins, starting with a lot at an auction in Glostrup from 24-28. February.

The public warned against filming accident scenes

Police have appealed to the public not to film accident scenes after several motorists were seen with their phones pinned to the carnage that recently left someone dead on the Funen Motorway. “It is not only ethically wrong, but also illegal if you subsequently share your recordings,” the Funen Police stated. The offense can result in fines and even a period in jail.

Fredensborg Castle Gardens must be renovated
The AP Møller Foundation and his wife Chastine Mc-Kinney The Møller Foundation have donated DKK 24 million for the renovation of Fredensborg Castle Gardens. Work is expected to begin in the spring. Fredensborg is a favorite home for the royals. Four years ago, Prince Henrik died there, and it is believed that part of the renovation will be dedicated to sprucing up a bridge, which he received as a birthday present.

Danish ski tourists involved in pile-up

Several vehicles with around 200 Danish ski tourists were involved in a huge accident in Norway last night. No one was injured in the accumulation in Gol Municipality, which involved two trucks, three buses and a minibus.

The verdict on psychological violence upheld, but slightly reduced
A city court jail sentence handed down to a man who subjected his girlfriend to psychological violence has been upheld by the Eastern High Court. – To my knowledge, this is the first time that a high court has ruled on the punishment in a case that is exclusively about psychological violence, says prosecutor Lotte Nielsen to the media. Such an indictment has only been possible since an amendment to the Penal Code in 2019. However, the man’s sentence was reduced from six to four months.

Inger Støjberg to write a column for Ekstra Bladet

Inger Støjberg, the former minister who was sentenced to two months in prison in December and then thrown out of the Folketing, has accepted a job to become a columnist at Ekstra Bladet. “I have not stopped having opinions just because I have been thrown out of Parliament,” she told her new employer.

Nik & Jay cancels long-awaited tour of Denmark
Nik & Jay have canceled the tour they have been planning since 2019. Long postponed by Corona, the duo had expected to take their ‘Long Live the Dreams Tour’ to major venues in Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense and Copenhagen this spring. However, they have now had a heart change. “It’s simply time to close this chapter and start some new adventures,” they wrote on Facebook.

Elderly people warned of new scam where scammers pretend to be police

Police have warned against scammers pretending to work in law enforcement and targeting the elderly. In most cases, they call the victims and tell them that their bank account is in danger of hackers and that they are best advised to transfer their money to another account.

Holger Rune hailed as one to look at

The official website for the Australian Open, the grand slam tennis tournament, which is scheduled to start next Monday, has named the young Danish talent Holger Rune as one of the sport’s future stars. It applauded his “incredible work ethic, thirst for competition and love of the game”. Rune wants to play South Korean player Kwon Soonwoo in the first round, with # 14 seed Denis Shapovalov likely to wait in the next round if he were to win. Clara Tauson, meanwhile, will face Astra Sharma, world number 101, in her opening match.

Handball players got off to a solid start in trying to win the European Championships

Denmark opened yesterday its European Championship campaign for men in handball with a comfortable victory of 30-21 over Montenegro. Denmark, who are the favorites to win, will play against Slovenia tomorrow and then against Northern Macedonia to complete their initial group stage. Co-host of Hungary and Slovakia, the tournament is scheduled to end on January 30.

Jonas Vingegaard named the Danish cyclist of the year

The Danish Cycling Union has named Jonas Vingegaard, second place in the Tour De France, the Danish cyclist of the year for 2021. Vingegaard, who received the award via Teams, said that it was a huge honor given the Olympic winners and the world. champions in battle.

Source: The Nordic Page

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