Helle Thorning-Schmidt - updates

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Danish intelligence knew gunman 'at risk of radicalization'

Feb 17, 2015 - 9:57 PM

UPDATED There are growing questions about whether the security services did enough to prevent the attacks on a cultural center and a synagogue which killed two people and shocked the tranquil nation

'JE SUIS DANOIS' A woman lights candle in front of the Danish embassy to pay tribute following the terrorist attack in Copenhagen, in Paris, France 15 February 2015. Yoan Valat/EPA

Tens of thousands in Copenhagen vigil for shooting victims

Feb 17, 2015 - 7:15 AM

Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt: This is a conflict between the core values of our society and violent extremists

MASSIVE RALLY. People attend a memorial ceremony after the terror attacks in Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 February 2015. Asger Ladefoged/EPA

Copenhagen attacks: Police say they killed lone suspect

Feb 15, 2015 - 3:54 PM

UPDATED The man believed to be behind the assaults is shot dead after he openes fire on police officers near a rail station a spokesman says without giving details about his identity

HIGH ALERT. Danish police patrol the streets of central Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 February 2015. Martin Sylvest/EPA

Obama, Cameron 'selfie' at Mandela memorial creates stir

Dec 11, 2013 - 7:20 AM

The so called selfie was quickly picked up by major international news outlets and went viral on social media sites with many questioning whether the moment of mirth was appropriate for the occasion

SELFIE. US President Barack Obama (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt (C) next to US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Photo by Roberto Schmidt/AFP