Scandinavia

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

Tracking the migration of humans isn't easy, but genetics is helping us uncover new information at breathtaking speed. We know that our species …

Anthropology

Princess Charlotte likes to look after older brother George, Queen says

Princess Charlotte loves to look after her older brother Prince George, the Queen has disclosed, as she presented a children’s prize at Sandringham.<p>The Queen, who is great-grandmother to two-year-old Charlotte and four-year-old George, awarded a Bible to a ten-year-old girl, asking her whether she …

Royal Family

U2 announce new UK and Europe ‘Experience + Innocence’ tour dates

Bono and co confirm London and Manchester dates for 2018<p>U2 have confirmed new UK and Europe tour dates, with London and Manchester shows …

Europe

Kate Middleton, Prince William Royal Tour Includes Meeting Alicia Vikander, Princess Victoria

Kate Middleton and Prince William first overseas royal tour for 2018 will began at the end of the month.<p>The palace announced in December that the …

Royal Family

Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children

LONDON: Toy maker Lego is partnering with China’s Internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children.<br>The …

Lego

Sweden is planning a digital solution for its vanishing cash crisis

Cash is expected to disappear in Sweden by 2030.<p>At a time when many countries are banning cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Sweden is racing full-steam …

Sweden

Vikander and Langseth's first English film - Radio Sweden

Director and script writer Lena Langseth by the poster of "Euphoria". Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio<p>Vikander and Langseth's first English …

Sweden

U2 announce special home shows in Dublin and Belfast

U2 has confirmed dates for the European leg of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour.<p>Kicking off in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 2, the European tour will …

News (Ireland)

Fur flies in Norway over ban on mink and fox farms

Government agrees to phase out industry that produces about one million pelts a year as it seeks coalition deal<p>A plan by Norway’s government to phase out fur farms by 2025 dismayed producers and delighted animal rights activists as a sign that fur is out of fashion even in a nation that was once …

Erna Solberg

Norway's Winter Olympics superstar Bjørndalen not picked for Pyeongchang

"The results achieved by Ole Einar Bjørndalen during the World Cup... are not good enough. He unfortunately did not meet the criteria" of the …

Norway

Fewer Isis sympathizers returned to Sweden last year: Säpo

Sweden's security police Säpo has said that the flow of people travelling from Sweden to join Isis in the Middle East has dwindled in recent years. …

Sweden

Norwegians to Trump: We don't want to move to the U.S.

OSLO, Norway — On a quiet winter morning, Ingvild Rosseland walked her two dogs through a snowy forest in Huk, a public park in the capital of Norway …

Erna Solberg

Danish police, after Facebook tip-off, charge 1,000 young people for sharing sex film

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish police said on Monday they have charged 1,004 children and young people for sharing video clips of two 15-year-olds having sex, following a tip-off from Facebook.<p>They said it could constitute distribution of child pornography even though the age of consent in Denmark …

Copenhagen

Brexit Second Referendum: Will Britain Have a Sudden Change of Heart?

Interview with Björn Lyrvall, Senior Arctic Official for Sweden<p>Published<p>6 days ago<p>on<p>January 9, 2018<p>Björn Lyrvall (Photo: Sören Andersson)<p>Italian 2018 …

Brexit

Ellis May on the inspiration to be found in getting lost in Copenhagen

Ellis May on the inspiration to be found in getting lost in Copenhagen>

Copenhagen

District Heating Warms Cities Without Fossil Fuels

By Paul Brown<p>Heating homes and offices without adding to the dangers of climate change is a major challenge for many cities, but re-imagined district …

Energy

Ryanair Hand Luggage Rules: The New One-Bag Policy Explained

RIP wheelie cases.<p>Ryanair has changed its hand luggage policy, meaning holidaymakers will now be restricted to one item of hand luggage unless they …

Europe

Danish family reunification rules should discriminate based on language skills: government

The new proposal contains six requirements for approval of residency for spouses moving to Denmark, reports newspaper Jyllands-Posten.<p>New rules on …

Denmark

This Swedish Howitzer Could Fire Faster Than You Can Say ‘Bandkanon’

During the 20th century, Sweden developed many weapons at the top of their class despite not being a superpower. From the Swedish K SMG to the AT4, …

Sweden

What if war comes? Sweden reissues cold war emergency pamphlet

For decades, it was the Armageddon Ikea catalogue of Sweden. Now, in an ominous sign for the new year, Swedish authorities are to republish an …

News (Ireland)

1,000 youths face charges for sharing sex videos via Facebook

More than 1,000 youths in Denmark are to be charged with spreading sex videos of two 15-year-olds through Facebook, Danish police said on Monday, in …

Philippines

The opposite of Disneyfied

Having read <i>Into the Drowning Deep</i> last week, I was primed to accept this image as a canonical and accurate representation of the Little …

Little Mermaid

"Morally wrong": Dutch startup LegalFling condemned for using blockchain technology to 'redefine' sexual consent

Australian startup figureheads have condemned a Dutch startup’s attempt to use of blockchain technology to ‘redefine’ sexual consent via smart …

explicit

Norway to Shut Down All Mink and Fox Fur Factories By 2025

Norway introduced a total ban on fur farming Sunday, a statement by the Norwegian animal rights organization NOAH said. Norway has nearly 300 fur …

Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria cancels events due to illness

Raphael Stecksén, Kungahuset.se / Raphael Stecksén The Royal Court, Sweden.<p>Raphael Stecksén, Kungahuset.se / Raphael Stecksén The Royal Court, Sweden.<p>…

Royal Family

Opinion: Lessons from Sweden in sustainable business

There is an increasing trend among companies across the globe to report on their sustainability. As well as information on the company's economic …

Sweden

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a future at Manchester United, confirms Jose Mourinho

Former Sweden captain has made just one Premier League start this season and is injured again.<p>Ibrahimovic will miss the visit of Stoke tonight and …

Soccer

Imaggeo on Mondays: Glacier-fed rivers

Rahpaädno river seen from the Ladebakte mountain. Credit: Jakob Keck (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).<p>A view of the southern edge of the Ladebakte …

Creative Commons

Nottingham Forest reportedly ready to pay 300,000 euros for Sweden international

Nottingham Forest have been linked with a move for versatile Sweden international Niklas Hult.<p>The 27-year-old currently plays for Panathinaikos, but, …

Soccer

Donald Trump shows true colours in remarks about 'shithole' countries

Poor Donald Trump. He was simply asking for information, and they’re all over him as if he were a racist thug. His choice of words was unfortunate, …

Donald Trump