Billund (Denmark)

Type: City
Name: Billund (Denmark)
Country: Denmark
Latitude: 55.73
Longitude: 9.12
population: 6,160
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Danish airports affected by Lufthansa strike

27 flights affected by the dissatisfied pilotsPassengers will be given the opportunity to travel to Frankfurt on SAS flights as part of a code-sharing agreement (Photo: Scanpix)09:10A strike by pilots at the German airliner Lufthansa is expected to affect ... [Published Copenhagen Post - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brick City: The History of Lego

This piece originally appeared on Needsupply.com .It’s not difficult to remember. Bustling cities built in a day in primary blue, red, yellow, green. Pixelated space probes shattering into their component pieces on berber carpeted living room floors. ... [Published Food & Wine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lego to End Partnership with Shell When Contract Expires

Lego recently announced that it will not renew its contract with Shell when it ends in 2016 . “We want to clarify that as things currently stand we will not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell when the present contract ends,” the company said in ... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 4 reports

How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic

Today we got the awesome news: after a three-month campaignsupported by more than a million people worldwide, LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Arctic destroyer Shell.This is fantastic news for LEGO fans and Arctic defenderseverywhere. ... [Published GreenPeace UK - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

WATCH: Big Lego Fan Uses Lego Cow to Pop the Question at Legoland in Denmark

(BILLUND, Denmark) -- When Sarah King messaged Sam Pearce on the Internet, he thought she was “too good to be true.”Then he met her, and discovered that she was all she seemed to be -- and she loved Legos.After more than six years together, Pearce, of ... [Published WJR - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: cow, Denmark, Cattle
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Denmark Legoland helps British man propose

[embedded content]BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A British man whose love of Lego blocks is rivaled only by his love for his girlfriend enlisted Denmark's Legoland to help him propose.Sam Pearce contacted officials at Legoland Billund and asked if ... [Published UPI - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Eight alternative theme parks of the world Lonely Planet

Yes, you might have visited Six Flags and Disneyland in all its iterations (in Paris , Tokyo , Hong Kong and come 2015, Shanghai ). But what about all the other weird and wonderful theme parks out there? Here’s a small selection of delightfully different ... [Published MSN UK - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Changing perspectives

How the Danish are looking to alternative sectors to influence education designAdaptive reuse is one of the most rapidly-growing sectors in architecture worldwide, a shift increasingly witnessed on the WAN Newsdesk as the churches-turned-restaurants and ... [Published World Architecture News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘Post’ wins World Young Reader Prize

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in a statement on Monday announced that The Jakarta Post had been named one of the winners of this year’s World Young Reader Prize for its contribution to youth engagement and news li ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to the land of Lego video

It's not the sort of place you would imagine one of the world's biggest companies might be based. There are no glass and steel towers and no chauffeur-driven limousines. In fact, there are few roads and hardly any people. It takes just five minutes to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Inside the Lego factory in Billund, Denmark - in pictures

The Guardian was given exclusive access to the the heart of the Lego empire to see how the Danish company produces the enduring plastic building blocksPhotographs by Alicia Canter for the Guardian ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And You Can Build Your Own)

Lego maniacs have another pilgrimage destination to add to their list: The brand's new "experience center" broke ground in Billund, Denmark yesterday. As you'd expect, the building itself looks like it's constructed from a pile of Legos. And thanks ... [Published Kotaku - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

...and our first 'constraction' or constructible action figure line," said Michael McNally , Senior Director of Brand Relations, The LEGO Group. "We are eager to introduce and immerse a new generation of children in this rich character-driven world and can't wait for fans of all ages to interact with the new story."
Pearce said he wanted to propose at the Billund park rather than a closer Legoland location because, "Denmark is the home of Lego, that's where it all started."
"At the outbreak of World War II, Southend Airport was taken over by the RAF and became a satellite base for RAF Hornchurch. The first aircraft to arrive were a squadron of Spitfires from No.54sq in 1939."
...take ownership of the competition, and really give their own input," said Søren Thomsen, Head of Educational Development, LEGO(R) Education. "I see it with so many teams -- the glow in their eyes is really just magical."

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Danish airports affected by Lufthansa strike [Published Copenhagen Post - 16 hours ago]
Brick City: The History of Lego [Published Food & Wine - Oct 16 2014]
Lego to End Partnership with Shell When Contrac... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 14 2014]
Air France-KLM 2014-15 winter schedule (26 Octo... [Published Aviator Aero - Oct 13 2014]
EUROMAP European Committee of Machinery Manufac... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 13 2014]
The LEGO Group Reveals Details Of January 1, 20... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Oct 09 2014]
WATCH: Big Lego Fan Uses Lego Cow to Pop the Qu... [Published WJR - Oct 09 2014]
How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic [Published GreenPeace UK - Oct 09 2014]
How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic [Published Greenpeace news - Oct 09 2014]
How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Oct 09 2014]
Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeac... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
Video: Denmark Legoland helps British man propose [Published UPI - Oct 03 2014]
Eight alternative theme parks of the world Lone... [Published MSN UK - Oct 01 2014]
Changing perspectives [Published World Architecture News - Sep 30 2014]
Legoland Malaysia debuts Star Wars Miniland [Published InSing.com - Sep 24 2014]
The ‘Post’ wins World Young Reader Prize [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 23 2014]
London Southend Airport 80 years on [Published Essex Life - Sep 22 2014]
Thinking outside the blocks [Published RSC - Sep 17 2014]
FIRST(R) LEGO(R) League Program Challenges Stud... [Published Scottrade - Sep 16 2014]
Lego- a fascinating game [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 14 2014]
Inside the Lego factory in Billund, Denmark - i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Welcome to the real Lego land: rebuilding the b... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Welcome to the land of Lego video [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First oversized Lego bricks laid in constructio... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 21 2014]
Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And ... [Published Kotaku - Aug 20 2014]
LEGO: Building a legend [Published Indiana Gazette - Aug 10 2014]
Is Obesity a Disability? [Published REASON Online - Jun 17 2014]
BEN SAUNDERS BECOMES NEW FACE OF LEGO ® CITY AR... [Published CisionWire - English - May 01 2014]
Myria Research Joins RoboBusiness Europe as Ana... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 25 2014]
FPA winners are all about performance [Published Packaging World - Mar 05 2014]
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How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic [Published Greenpeace news - Oct 09 2014]
Today we got the awesome news: after a three-month campaign supported by more than a million people worldwide, LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Arctic destroyer Shell. This is fantastic news for LEGO fans and Arctic defenders ...
How LEGO got awesome to #SaveTheArctic [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Oct 09 2014]
Today we got the awesome news: after a three-month campaign supported by more than a million people worldwide, LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Arctic destroyer Shell. This is fantastic news for LEGO fans and Arctic defenders ...
First oversized Lego bricks laid in constructio... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 21 2014]
This week the first six oversize Lego bricks were laid for the foundation of the Lego House in Billund, Denmark, the Lego Group’s hometown. Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, the architecture of the Lego House is based on — what else but? — the iconic ...
Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And ... [Published Kotaku - Aug 20 2014]
Lego maniacs have another pilgrimage destination to add to their list: The brand's new "experience center" broke ground in Billund, Denmark yesterday. As you'd expect, the building itself looks like it's constructed from a pile of Legos. And thanks ...
BEN SAUNDERS BECOMES NEW FACE OF LEGO ® CITY AR... [Published CisionWire - English - May 01 2014]
LEGO announces that world famous polar explorer Ben Saunders is to become the brand ambassador for LEGO CITY Arctic.The LEGO Group have confirmed that Ben Saunders, polar explorer fresh from his expedition to the South Pole, has been named as the new ...
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