Sweden

Israel ‘prepared to remove metal detectors’ at Jerusalem holy site

Israel

An Abandoned House, Two Hot Shoe Flashes, and One X100T.

While trying to breath and cope with the heatwave that hit Italy this summer, my mind keeps going back to two summers ago and to the week I spent in …

FUJIFILM

From the Research Files: Trends in World Rankings, 2011-2016 - Men

As we get ready for the pool swimming events to begin at FINA World Championships in Budapest, we thought we’d take a look at trends in world …

Olympics

Why Are the Danes So Happy? Because Their Economy Makes Sense

The waterfront district in Copenhagen. (Photo: John Anes / Flickr)<p>The World Happiness Report puts Danes consistently in the top tier. Twice in the …

Social Justice

Travelling to Finland? A Reddit user's argument may convince you it doesn't exist!

A Reddit user is trying to convince people that Finland isn't an actual place and doesn't exist. Not just that, he has also raised questions on the …

India News

All of a sudden, hope for hockey in Houston

Leslie Alexander’s decision to sell the NBA’s Rockets has revived hope for a hockey team in Houston.<p>That’s because Alexander is arguably the biggest …

Ice Hockey

Stockholm Is the Cool Scandinavian Capital You Should Be Visiting This Summer

Long summer days are the best time to stroll through Scandinavia’s lesser-hyped capital.<p>It’s confusing at first: The sun setting at 10:30 P.M. and rising at 3:30 A.M. If you don’t have an eye mask or block-out curtains in your hotel room, it can be distressing. But once you’ve tackled the concept …

Stockholm

Green Light for Eight New Hydrogen Refuelling Stations in Sweden

<b>The Connecting Europe Facility programme has approved funding to create an interconnected hydrogen corridor between the Nordic capitals. The project</b> …

Alternative Fuel

Women's Euro 2017: Fixtures, teams, TV coverage & guide to the European Championship

Germany are looking to be crowned continental champions for the seventh tournament in a row but France will be among those hoping to upset themThe finest women's footballers in Europe will go head-to-head for continental glory this month at the Women's Euro 2017 in the Netherlands.Germany are …

Soccer

Danish defenseman Malte Setkov stood above all at development camp

He was not in Chicago for the draft but was excited when his name was called.<p>"I was very glad," Setkov said. "I was sitting home playing Playstation, …

Ice Hockey

A man is trying to convince the internet that Finland doesn't exist

<b>A reddit user has managed to completely baffle the internet with his theory as to why Finland isn’t a real place.</b><p>Raregan argues that Finland is just …

Finland

Train to Be Named 'Trainy McTrainface' Following Internet Poll Win

A commuter train running between Sweden’s capital Stockholm and Gothenburg will soon bear the name Trainy McTrainface, the <i>Guardian</i> reports, in …

UK and France now more popular than Sweden for asylum applicants

The Nordic nation has gone from being the third most popular country for applicants to seek asylum in during 2015 (when Germany was most popular, …

Refugees

These Adventure Travel Tours, Treks and Trips are Unmissable

Ultimate overland expedition across Europe and through Asia<p>For a truly epic adventure across borders, cultures and even time zones, take a look at …

Adventure Travel

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS – Sweden will look to bounce back against Russia on Friday in Deventer, following an unorthodox performance against Germany on Monday in Breda. Pia Sundhage’s team created scoring opportunities in the opening stages of the match, but for the most part lacked creativity, organization, and pace. Settling for a 0-0 draw earned them a valuable point but […]

The 2017 EUROS are Pia Sundhage’s last as coach of Sweden. (Getty Images)<p>UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS – Sweden will look to bounce back against Russia on …

FIFA

Germany edge Italy, Sweden sink Russia at women's Euro

Babett Peter's second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women's Euro tournament in the …

FIFA

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Weight Loss

Here's what would happen if you broke your arm in 9 countries around the world

Lawmakers in the United States spent the past few months trying and failing to roll back some health-insurance requirements, but much of the rest of the world has been living under universal healthcare for decades. Nearly all developed nations provide insurance or require their citizens to buy a …

Health Care

Scandi-Pop Star Dagny Lets Loose on 'Wearing Nothing'

The <i>Ultraviolet</i> singer returns with a fresh, new sound & summer-ready single.

Homosexuality

Why a midwife shared a photo of blood-stained trousers

<b>A midwife in Sweden who says she was so overworked she had no time to change her sanitary products has posted an image of her trousers, stained with menstrual blood, to highlight the pressures of her job.</b><p>Petra Vinberg Linder uploaded the photo on July 14 on Facebook with the comment: "Night shift …

Midwifery

Here’s A First Look at HAY and IKEA’s Collection of Home Goods

Danish design house HAY is partnering with Sweden’s IKEA to release a series of home goods, titled YPPERLIG (Swedish for “good, excellent”). The …

Furniture

Women are right to be angry at the pay gap

This week, the BBC has been thrust into the awkward position of reporting on itself. The story is hardly flattering to the public service …

Gender

Crash course in social democracy

“After I lived in Norway, America felt backward. Here’s why”: Ann Jones on a crash course in social democracy. Tom Heberlein: “I’m an American living …

Ellis Names Roster for 2017 Tournament of Nations

<b>#ToN2017 SCHEDULE</b><p><b>Date</b><p><b>Matches</b><p><b>Stadium</b><p><b>City</b><p><b>Kickoff</b><p><b>TV</b><p>July 27<p>Brazil vs. Japan<p>CenturyLink Field<p>Seattle, Wash.<p>4:15 p.m. PT<p>ESPN3<p>July 27<p><b>USA vs.</b> …

Alex Morgan

Apple Now Supports Mobile Phone Billing in Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden

Apple has expanded it support for Mobile Phone Billing to Denmark, Hong Kong, and Sweden. This means, if your carrier supports it, you can pay for …

Google Plus

win tickets and meet Mew in NYC (or catch them now on tour)

<b>Mew</b>, who will soon be embarking on a North American tour (with Monakr), have also added further dates around Europe this fall, such as several dates …

Music

Women's Euro 2017: Germany 'have to win' against Italy

Germany's women go into their second group stage match wondering where the goals will come from. Having failed to score in their draw against Sweden, …

FIFA

Permira joins payments rush by buying into Sweden's Klarna

LONDON (Reuters) - Private equity group Permira has bought a stake of at least 10 percent in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups, the companies said on Friday.<p>Payments companies have become attractive targets for buyout groups and credit card firms seeking to take …

FinTech

Also in today’s Roundup, McFarlane moves to Sweden, Floyd heads to England, and FCKC has a new training tool U-23 USWNT head coach BJ Snow has called in 24 players for a training camp in Seattle from July 21-28. They will train alongside the senior WNT, who arrives on July 23, giving Jill Ellis an […]

<i>Also in today’s Roundup, McFarlane moves to Sweden, Floyd heads to England, and FCKC has a new training tool</i><p>Casey Murphy (Rutgers) makes a return to …

NWSL

Charming Concept: SAS Café Lounge - Live and Let's Fly

SAS offers a charming lounge concept at five smaller airports: lounge cafés.<p>SAS bases operations out of three Scandinavian hubs: Copenhagen, Oslo, …

Airlines