Denmark

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.

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.

Researchers Discover Heavy Exercise Miscarriage Link

ExercisingAccording to a new study of over 90,000 pregnant women in Denmark, has cleared up that women who did jogging or play racket sports and ball games early in pregnancy were at high risk of losing their child.

The scientists discovered that women who worked out more and engaged in the most energetic activities were at most risk. Mild exercise like swimming did not increase the chances of a miscarriage.

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