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Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk's building is in danger of collapsing after a 'massive fire' broke out

fortune.com A Novo Nordisk A/S office building is in danger of collapsing after catching fire at the drugmaker’s headquarters complex in Denmark, less than a week after a fire incident…

Weight-loss drugs help lift pharma's reputation

axios.com Data: Harris/Axios 100 Poll; Chart: Axios Visuals The blockbuster success of new anti-obesity drugs helped boost the corporate reputations of pharmaceutical brands,…

Global firms are tapping India’s workers like never before

economist.com Lululemon, a CANADIAN maker of yoga outfits, does not have many things in common with Rolls-Royce, a British engine manufacturer. One thing they do share, along with scores…

The complicated Americanization of European soccer

theweek.com When "Welcome to Wrexham" premiered in 2022, the premise was a novel one: two North American actors — Rob McElhenney of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and Hollywood…

Ozempic maker's Denmark HQ on fire for second time in a week

newsweek.com A large fire broke out at Novo Nordisk's headquarters in Bagsvaerd, Denmark, on Wednesday, the second fire incident involving the pharmaceutical giant in a week. The blaze,…

Major pension fund tells Tesla investors: vote against Musk's $55B pay package

electrek.co A large pension fund has addressed a letter to Tesla shareholders recommending that they vote against the reelection of Kimbal Musk and James Murdoch and against Elon Musk’s…

German Far-Right Candidate Under Fire for Nazi Comments

newsweek.com Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has banned its lead candidate for upcoming European elections from making public appearances after he claimed that…

Nestlé launches food line targeting Ozempic, other weight-loss drug users

nypost.com Nestlé is launching a line of food products tailored to people using weight-loss medication in an effort to capitalize on a market expected to reach $30 billion in the next…

Court Rejects Law Firm’s Bid to Directly Obtain BitTorrent Users’ Identities

torrentfreak.com The Market Court in Finland has just thrown out an attempt by a law firm to obtain the personal details of suspected BitTorrent users, without actually being a rightsholder…

‘Only on Earth,’ ‘Aliyá, Yeridá’ Win Top Cannes Docs-in-Progress Industry Awards

variety.com Danish-Spanish co-production “Only On Earth,” by award-winning Danish filmmaker Robin Petré (“Pulse,” “From the Wild Sea”), has picked up the top IEFTA Docs-in-Progress…

Von der Leyen spars with rivals on EU budget, Chinese trade war

euronews.com With two weeks until EU elections, candidates diverged on the size of the bloc’s trillion-euro spending, European air defence, and whether to impose US-style punitive…

Woodbridge International Closes Sale of Sweet Eddie's Inc. to Sweetmore Bakeries

benzinga.com NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client,…

Tesla Stock: Tensions Brew Over Musk’s Compensation

tipranks.com Tension is brewing at electric vehicle giant Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) as some shareholders are urging investors to reject CEO Elon Musk’s hefty $46 billion pay package.…

Genmab Advances Share Buy-back Program

tipranks.com has released an update. Genmab A/S, the Danish biotechnology firm, is actively executing its share buy-back program, with the aim to ...

'The Apprentice': Everything we know about Trump biopic

newsweek.com The new Donald Trump biopic premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday—and the former president and his team are not happy. The Apprentice follows a young Donald…

China Regulators Approve Eli Lilly’s Diabetes Drug Tirzepatide

asiafinancial.com American pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly said on Tuesday that its diabetes drug tirzepatide has won approval from Chinese regulators. The news means it will compete with Novo…

Denmark’s economy shrinks 1.8% on reduced pharma production, showing extent of Novo Nordisk dependency

fortune.com Denmark recorded the biggest economic decline since the global pandemic amid a setback in pharmaceutical production, showing how dependent the Scandinavian country has…

'The Apprentice,' about a young Donald Trump, premieres in Cannes

abcnews.go.com While Donald Trump’s hush money trial entered its sixth week in New York, an origin story for the Republican presidential candidate premiered at the Cannes Film Festival,…

7 Biotech Stocks That Could Breathe New Life Into Your Portfolio

investorplace.com Fundamentally, one of the biggest advantages of biotech stocks to buy centers on the underlying prioritization. While the media focuses on attaining wealth, that doesn’t…

Magnificent Seven? Just Two Members Clear This Bar

investors.com The Magnificent Seven stocks — S&P 500 giants Amazon.com (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Meta Platforms (META), Microsoft (MSFT), Nvidia (NVDA) and…

Inside the Legal Battle to Recut Trump Movie ‘The Apprentice’: Why Billionaire Investor Dan Snyder Is Furious With Ex-President’s Portrayal (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com On Monday night, all eyes in Cannes will be on the launch of “The Apprentice,” the high-profile drama that stars Sebastian Stan as a young Donald Trump. The filmmakers and…

Cannes Day 5: Jacques Audiard Returns With ‘Emilia Pérez,’ Studio Ghibli Gets a Palme d’Or

thewrap.com The Cannes Film Festival keeps on chugging, with more acquisitions, more premieres and an honorary Palme d’Or awarded to a studio for the first time. The Glorious Return of…

Mubi Acquires Magnus von Horn’s Chilling Cannes Competition Entry ‘The Girl With the Needle’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Mubi has swooped on its second 2024 Cannes competition title, Variety has learned. Having acquired Coralie Fargeat’s buzzy body horror “The Substance” before the festival…

TrustNordisk Boards Marjana Jankovic’s ‘Home’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Copenhagen-based TrustNordisk has picked up international rights to the Danish drama “Home” by actor-turned director Marijana Jankovic (“The House That Jack Built”). For her…

Volodymyr Zelensky issues dire warning about front-line

newsweek.com Russia will step up the assault it launched last week in the Kharkiv region by the border, Volodymr Zelensky has said as he issued a warning about the lack of air defenses…

Denmark Punching Above Its Weight To Become A Global Powerhouse In The Documentary World

deadline.com Denmark was a world power in the Middle Ages, conquering parts of the British Isles and Normandy, and holding sway in Norway into the 19th century. Today, the Nordic country…

L.A.’s Real Estate Upfronts Reveal Penthouse A at Rosewood Residences Beverly Hills

hollywoodreporter.com Timed to coincide with TV’s upfronts in New York, a real estate-focused event that also calls itself the Upfronts — a luxury property reveal thrown by The Society Group —…

Is There Really a Motherhood Penalty?

maximum-progress.com A couple of weeks ago three European economists published this paper studying the female income penalty after childbirth. The surprising headline result: there is no…

Meryl Streep Says Robert Redford Love Scene Was Her Favorite

thewrap.com Meryl Streep reflected, during a Cannes Q&A, on her famous scene with Robert Redford where he intimately washed her hair in the film “Out of Africa.” In the epic 1985 Sydney…

Gold, silver and platinum's red-hot rally still has further to go, strategists say

cnbc.com Gold and silver bars of various sizes lie in a safe on a table at the precious metals dealer Pro Aurum in Munich. Gold, silver and platinum prices have been on a tear so far…

REinvent Nabs ‘Hana Korea,’ Starring ‘Squid Game’s’ Kim Joo-ryung (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Copenhagen-based REinvent Intenational Sales has picked up the Danish-Korean pic “Hana Korea,” headlining “The Squid Game”’s Kim Joo-ryung and Minha Kim of Apple TV+’s…

Patent Peril: 3 Stocks at Risk From the FTC’s Drug Crusade

investorplace.com Under the guise of trying to lower drug prices, the FTC is attempting to extend its reach and authority into new channels Several drug stocks are at risk as the Federal…

Nick Hamm’s Epic ‘William Tell,’ Starring Claes Bang as Resistance Fighter, Sells Wide

hollywoodreporter.com Beta Cinema has arrived in Cannes with a slew of sales on its resistance epic William Tell. Currently in post-production, screenwriter Nick Hamm‘s adaptation for the big…

Wegovy could bankrupt US health system, Sanders says in new report

thehill.com Blockbuster weight-loss drug Wegovy could bankrupt the U.S. health care system unless the price drops, according to a staff report released Wednesday from the office of…

‘The Girl With the Needle’ Review: Magnus von Horn and Vic Carmen Sonne Cast a Shattering Spell in Haunting Historical Drama

thewrap.com From the opening moments of the delicately haunting film “The Girl With the Needle” (titled “PIGEN MED NÅLEN” in Danish), nightmarishly beautiful black-and-white visuals are…

‘The Girl With the Needle’ Review: A Dark, Urgently Timely Danish Drama About an Unwanted Pregnancy

hollywoodreporter.com Like one of those fiendish knots that tighten the more you squirm, director Magnus von Horn’s Cannes competitor The Girl With the Needle builds to a devastating climax, taut…

‘The Girl With The Needle’ Review: Magnus Von Horn’s Dark Fairytale Retelling Of Denmark’s Most Infamous Serial Murder Case Is Beguiling

deadline.com Magnus von Horn’s sophomore feature Sweat earned its director a spot in Cannes’ Official Selection in 2020, after his debut, The Here After, played in Directors’ Fortnight…

NATO's Newest Member Open To Hosting Nuclear Weapons

zerohedge.com NATO's Newest Member Open To Hosting Nuclear Weapons Via The Libertarian Institute The Swedish Prime Minister has said his country would be willing to host nuclear weapons…

Magnus von Horn on How Cannes Contender ‘The Girl With the Needle’ Dances With Darkness: ‘Sometimes It’s Easier to Flirt With the Devil’

variety.com In the past decade, Swedish-Polish filmmaker Magnus von Horn has become something of a fixture on the French Riviera, with his latest film, “The Girl With the Needle,” the…

Up-and-Coming European Producers Pitch Their Projects in Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com European Film Promotion is playing host at the Cannes Film Festival to 20 up-and-coming European producers, selected for its Producers on the Move program. Variety invited…

Director Magnus Von Horn Steps Up To The Cannes Competition With ‘The Girl With The Needle’: “It Was A Story That Provoked Me Very Deeply”

deadline.com In 2020, Magnus von Horn was excited to find that his film Sweat had been accepted into the Official Selection at Cannes, a big step up from his debut, The Here After, which…

FDA Preparing For Possible Bird Flu Spread Among Humans: Commissioner

zerohedge.com FDA Preparing For Possible Bird Flu Spread Among Humans: Commissioner Authored by Zachary Stieber via The Epoch Times, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is…

Ship that caused Baltimore bridge collapse lost power twice before slamming into pillar, NTSB finds

nbcnews.com Two blackouts triggered by the unexpected tripping of electrical breakers caused a container ship to slam into Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge in March, sending it…

How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to the Palm Dog

abcnews.go.com The Cannes Film Festival is hallowed ground in cinema but understanding its unique landscape can be confounding How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to…

Can biotech startups upstage Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk?

economist.com BETWEEN 2021 and 2023 two parts of the drugmaking business were in contrasting states of health. An index of American big pharma rose by a third, outperforming the broader…

Ukraine's F-16s may come too late to stop Russian onslaught

newsweek.com The expected delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine may come too late to have a significant impact on Russia's ongoing offensive in Kharkiv, experts have told Newsweek.…

Fact Check: Is Marijuana Legalization Hurting Teen Mental Health?

benzinga.com This article was originally published on Leafly.com and appears here with permission. If you read this January 10 Wall Street Journal piece, you might conclude that a wave…

Stocks making the biggest premarket moves: GameStop, AMC, Alibaba, Sony and more

cnbc.com Check out the companies making the biggest moves in premarket trading: Meme stocks -- GameStop soared 120%, adding to the 74.4% it gained Monday , after the man who fueled…

NATO member gives Ukraine F-16 arrival update

newsweek.com Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has issued an update for when F-16 fighter jets will arrive in Ukraine. During a joint-press conference with other Nordic leaders and…

NATO bombed a Chinese embassy. Twenty-five years on, the battle for the narrative continues

cjr.org Last week, Politika, a storied newspaper in Serbia, published an op-ed by Xi Jinping, the president of China, who was visiting the country on a European tour in between…

New industry readies for launch as researchers hone offshore wind turbines that float

apnews.com As waves grew and gusts increased, a wind turbine bobbed gently, its blades spinning with a gentle woosh. The tempest reached a crescendo with little drama other than…

TrustNordisk Closes North America on ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Scandinavia’s top sales agent TrustNordisk has scored major deals on the English-language epic “Stockholm Bloodbath” by Oscar-nominated Mikael Håfström (‘Evil”), which has…

Hotel Equities Selected to Manage First Hampton by Hilton-Branded Hotel in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

benzinga.com ATLANTA, May 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading hospitality management firm, Hotel Equities ("HE"), is thrilled to announce its selection as the management partner for the…

An ancient coin collection worth $72 million is headed to auction after 100 years of secrecy

businessinsider.com Vicken Yegparian, vice president of numismatics, Stack's Bowers Galleries, holds a golden coin that is part of L. E. Bruun's collection. James Brooks A legendary Danish coin…

WrapStyle: Pharrell Williams Launches Tiffany Titan Collection

thewrap.com Tiffany & Co. launches a new Pharrell Williams collection, the Hammer Museum honors Ann Philbin, designer Anine Bing debuts her solo album and Sofia Coppola reveals a beauty…

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