Danish cartoonist welcomes changes to Dutch anti-Islam film

Copenhagen -Danish newspaper cartoonist Kurt Westergaard Sketch Wednesday welcomed reports that his cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed has been removed from a controversial anti-Islam film made by a Dutch opposition legislator.

"I am very happy that (Geert) Wilders has removed my drawing. I am aware that the cartoon has almost become an icon and lives its own life but I try to uphold my copyright as far as possible," Westergaard told public broadcaster DR news of the cartoon depicting the prophet with a bomb in his turban.

Danish premier: No decision yet on Olympic ceremony boycott

Copenhagen - Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh RasmussenDanish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday said no decision had been made over whether or not Denmark will stay away from the opening ceremony at the Beijing Olympics.

"The government's position has not changed, and the government does not aim for a boycott of the Olympic Games," Rasmussen told Danish news agency Ritzau on the sidelines of a summit in northern Sweden.

Graveyard reserved for gays and lesbians in Copenhagen

Copenhagen  - A special graveyard has been opened for Danish homosexuals in Copenhagen where the organization Rainbow has reserved 36 places for funeral urns, reports said Tuesday.

Majority of Danes support Olympic ceremony boycott

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Danish dairy group Arla sales impacted in Middle East

Copenhagen - Danish food company Arla was Monday reported to again be struggling with a consumer boycott in the Middle East in the wake of anger against the re-publication of controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Sales in the region have halved although the group still sells its products in most markets, sales director Finn Hansen told newspaper Jyllands-Posten, estimating the sales drop to be 1.3 billion kroner (274 million dollars).

Arla was also targeted in 2006 in the wake of the crisis triggered by the publication of 12 controversial caricatures of the prophet when religious and political leaders called for a boycott.