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Denmark jails spy chief for leaking secrets

Denmark has jailed its own Defence Intelligence Service chief, Lars Findsen, for leaking "highly classified information", it emerged at a hearing in Copenhagen City Court on Monday. Details of the charges were kept secret, Danish newspapers said, but according to sources cited by DR News the 57-year old intelligence director was punished for passing secrets to Danish media. "This is completely insane," Findsen said at Monday's hearing.

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Can King Charles III reset the broken Brexit relationship?

The Queen's funeral was an impressive demonstration of solidarity from the EU towards a country that left the Union in 2020, and with whom the EU's relations have never recovered. Can the new King Charles III build bridges to Brussels?

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The UN's Uyghur report must push EU into China sanctions

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