Sweden

6 unfamiliar office rules other countries swear by — but Americans just don't understand

Navigating a foreign culture can be difficult, and learning another country's business culture can be even harder.<p>Workplace customs vary wildly from country to country, and what's normal office behavior in one country could be highly unusual somewhere else.<p>That's especially true in the United …

The Workplace

Sweden's Krona Slides Past 10 Per Euro as Low Rates Erode Appeal

Sweden’s krona weakened beyond 10 per euro for the first time in a year, on track for the worst quarter since 2014, as the nation’s record-low …

Economy

Brexit divorce bill: Britain prepares to pay more to EU as negotiations falter

British Prime Minister Theresa May could bulk up the amount that Britain pays as it leaves the EU, in a bid to move talks on to trade. But senior …

Brexit

How Sweden's arctic 'millipede town' Kiruna is slowly moving

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kiruna, a town in northern Sweden, is on the move. Located in Lapland, within the Arctic Circle, the town and many of its 18,000 residents are being relocated to New Kiruna, two miles (3.2 kilometers) to the east over the next 20 years.<p>During that period, a new town center, municipal …

Europe

Study: A LOT Of Young People Think Compliments, Drink Invites Are Forms Of 'Sexual Harassment'

After Hollywood exploded with sexual assault and harassment allegations, ignited by Democratic mega-donor and big-time movie producer Harvey …

Conservative View

Cheque book ban now will be hastier than GST rollout; India is woefully ill-equipped for full digitisation

The burial proposed to be given to cheques would be hastier than birth given to the Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST was rolled out from 1 July, …

India

MIPS takes legal action against POC over potential patent infringement

<b>Claim relates to similar protection systems</b><p>Helmet part manufacturer MIPS has taken legal action against POC for a potential patent infringement on …

Patents

Fast Europe Open: UK budget, eurozone consumer confidence

Uber failed to tell its users or regulators about a massive data breach that included the names, email addresses and phone numbers of some 57m …

Economy

UK housing costs among the most expensive in EU

British households are among the most heavily burdened in the EU for housing costs, shelling out a higher proportion of outgoings on basic living …

Housing

Here's why Angela Merkel would be better off in a minority government

The collapse of talks to form a coalition government in Germany has left an unsettling sense of uncertainty in Europe’s biggest democracy. In a …

Germany

Singapore teens have social skills as well as smarts, study suggests

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Singapore's teens can add another feather to their caps.<p>Not only are they the best in the world when it comes to science, math and reading, a new international education assessment suggests they have the best social skills.<p>The findings on students' collaborative problem-solving …

Education

Elderly, take note: Rapid decline in walking speed is a sign of a weakening heart

A recent study has linked the risk for heart disease to the risk for problems walking in people younger than 78.<p>Researchers from Sweden’s Karolinska …

Longevity

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 10-year Swedish player of the year trophy record is ended... by a former Wigan flop!

For the past 10 years, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dominated Swedish football.<p>The 36-year-old striker was the country's captain for eight years and scored …

Soccer

The Totally Dreamy & Magical Look that Evokes Pure Christmas

There are few holiday sights quite like a European Christmas market: snow-covered trees, booths bursting with decorations and holiday goodies, …

Home

Krona rebounds as central bank deputy stresses confidence

Sweden’s krona bounced back from a crisis-era milestone on Tuesday afternoon, after the deputy governor of the country’s central bank dismissed a …

Economy

Swiss consumers will soon be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services

Swiss consumers will be able to use a single <b>digital identity</b> to buy online products and services under a project unveiled on 21 November by nine big …

FinTech

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to step up Manchester United comeback in Champions League trip to Basel

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has pledged to use Wednesday’s Champions League trip to Basel to usher Zlatan Ibrahimovic back towards full …

Soccer

Danger! The World's Most Dangerous Countries 2018 - Travel, Adventure & Photography at the Often Overlooked Places

The world’s most dangerous countries have recently been disclosed by International SOS and Control Risks for 2018.<p><p>Is travel in your future? If so, …

Sierra Leone

Vision Zero is so 20 years ago, its time for Moving Beyond Zero

<b>The new vision promotes active transportation like walking and biking.</b><p>In North America, even when cities talk Vision Zero, they don't really mean it. …

Sustainability

How I Finally Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking

When I was 6 years old, my father bought me a violin. It was a life-changing gift. I wouldn’t say I was a mind-blowing talent, but I was good with …

Emotions

India Climbs 3 Steps To 51 On IMD World Talent Rankings

India has improved its ranking by three notches to 51 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the …

India

Dog owners less likely to die of heart attacks, study suggests

<b>by:</b> Updated: Nov 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM<p>Loading...<p>Owning a dog could quite literally save your life, a new study has revealed.<p>Dog owners who live alone …

Pets

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is bad for Sweden

1 Sweden have to look to the future<p>Don’t get me wrong, Ibrahimovic enjoyed an incredibly prolific career at the international level. Winning 116 caps …

Soccer

Sky Pundit Offers Verdict on Ibra & Lukaku Pitch Chat After Man Utd Ace's Injury Return

Jamie Carragher has revealed what exactly he thought Zlatan Ibrahimovic told Romelu Lukaku after he was subbed onto the pitch against Newcastle …

Soccer

Sweden's 'Christmas gift of the year' is an electric bike

You know when you're grinding up that hill on your way to work and suddenly somebody zooms past you on an electric bike? You're not going to like HUI …

Electric Bikes

Copenhagen arena by 3XN has an undulating wooden facade that rises up above entrances

Danish firm 3XN has completed a large sporting and cultural arena in Copenhagen, featuring a glazed curtain wall wrapped in timber fins arranged to …

Copenhagen

How Sweden Is Taking Big Steps to Reduce Waste

While recycling is mitigating the issue of food waste, much of that can be curbed by generally reducing waste and embracing sustainability. Sweden is …

Recycling

U.S. Greco wraps up day one competition at U23 World Championships

<i>Photo: Jesse Porter at the U23 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Photo by Andy Hamilton, Trackwrestling.com.</i><p><b>BYDGOSZCZ, Poland</b> <b>–</b> U.S. …

Team USA

Sweden stops some new aid for Cambodia in protest over crackdown

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Sweden said on Tuesday it was stopping new aid for Cambodia, except in education and research, and would no longer support a reform program the main opposition party was outlawed by the Supreme Court at the government's request.<p>The announcement marked the first concrete …

World News

Teenage 'National Treasures' from around the world share skills at Melbourne's Westside Circus

An innovative cultural exchange has seen teenagers from around the world gather together to gain an appreciation of diversity through circus, sports …

Drums