The recent Arctic Council meeting in Finland shows there's still avid interest in developing the Arctic. Some are arguing the entire region should be considered a 'global commons.'
They provide more than warmth.
Reggae in South Africa has lost its visibility and prominence inside the country after apartheid. But local artists have built up extensive international links.
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
Today young people are the first victims of the increasing job insecurity in the world. Can a universal basic income, as proposed by a number of politicians, change things for the better?
The arguments for an universal basic income have emerged from a rising disillusionment in classic economics and expectations of more security.
The country's new scheme could make it an extremely popular destination.
Scotland is the latest place to look at piloting the concept.
The Scots thought their education system was world-beating, until the OECD started publishing rankings.
Study investigates whether a decrease in serious childhood disease could be extending human lifespan.
Radical right populists are on the brink of power in Austria and making gains across the region. And the European leaders who once were willing to publicly condemn them are silent now.
Although the Saami have made political and legal gains in the past decades, progress is precarious. And recognition of their rights cannot be taken for granted.
This is what could cause the collapse of the EU – and what could save it.
In his 150th anniversary year it seems appropriate that Sibelius and his reception receive a critical re-evaluation.
October 5 is World Teachers' Day. How about paying some attention to how teachers experience their work? Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy when compared to those in the US?
The classical music world is marking the 150th anniversary of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius with concerts across Finland and in Australia too. But who was the man behind the music?
Some claim rising crime rates justify jailing more people, others that such policies cut crime. Evidence from around the world shows those claims are wrong and that we should be looking at inequality.
After four years of a government that put itself at the centre of the EU, Finland has dramatically changed course.
Finland is to become the last Nordic country to legalise same-sex marriage. And Russia isn't going to like it.
With teachers leaving the profession in large numbers and a drop in candidates applying to teaching programs, it is time to take a fresh look at education reforms.