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Lego to stop operating in Russia indefinitely due to ‘extensive disruption’

Lego, the Danish toymaking giant, has said it will stop operating in Russia indefinitely due to “continued extensive disruption”. The firm stopped delivering products to Russia in March following the invasion of Ukraine, but its shops remained open as most rival retailers pulled out. Lego said it would now end its partnership with Inventive Retail […]

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Lego: Danish toy maker to build new $1 billion factory in Vietnam

Danish toy production company Lego announced plans to build a new manufacturing operation in Vietnam to keep up with growing demand for its products in Asia. The toymaking giant said it will invest more than $1 billion in the project, which will be near the country’s main business hub of Ho Chi Minh City. It […]

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15-year-old armed with Lego gun triggers alarm at a restaurant in southern Germany

A teenager triggered a false alarm after carrying a Lego gun in Germany. A 15-year-old, who was wearing a camouflage outfit and holding what appeared to be a rifle, was running up and down the street in the southern German town of Lindau. A large-scale police operation was involved after a restaurant owner mistook the […]

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American company faces backlash for making gun resembling Lego toy

An American gun company is facing a backlash after producing a pistol that looks like a children’s toy made of Lego. Culper Precision has named the weapon Block19, the company developed to “highlight the pure enjoyment of the shooting sports”. Danish toy maker Lego has written to the company demanding that it stop producing the […]

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School children line-up to use automatic hand sanitizing dispenser built from Lego

Students at an elementary school in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung have found their own unique way to fight the coronavirus and stay ahead of the curve in epidemic prevention – automated disinfectant dispenser built from Lego. Children ranging from six to 12 years old use every school break and any chance they can […]