Specialist teachers and hours of compulsory physical education a week are keeping Nordic school children moving. When it comes to physical activity, Australia could do better.
Scandinavian welfare states have made it easier for women to reconcile family and career. What's odd is that Anglophone nations aren't far behind.
DNA found in chewing gum from 10,000 years ago is helping scientists learn about prehistoric humans.
Statistics Canada has been tone-deaf in its push for the financial data of Canadians from banks, but that data is essential to forming good public policy.
Monitoring the spread of mis-information and dis-information during the Swedish national elections by a group of scholars and journalist could set a precedent elsewhere.
All households have received a leaflet advising them to prepare for crisis or war. But it's not really clear why.
The Vikings have become synonymous with voyages and violence, but a new exhibition at the Melbourne Museum demonstrates their domestic and spiritual side.
As immigration novices, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have actively been searching for inspiration and new solutions abroad. Canada is providing some critical inspiration.
Donald Trump wants the US to take more immigrants from 'countries like Norway'. But how do 'countries like Norway' treat their own immigrants?
Scandinavia was populated by two main migrations, making its first inhabitants more genetically diverse and adapted to harsh climates than those in the rest of Europe.
Jo Nesbø's bleak thriller featuring troubled hero Harry Hole, rings the changes in a genre recently dominated by female protagonists.
The company has made the world flat (packed).
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
What the Old Norse for Viking can tell us about the Scandinavian explorers.
Trump would not have had a great time navigating the political intrigue presented in the Icelandic Sagas.
What one isolated case tells us about crime and community on this special island.
New measure of 32 countries' economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
Scandinavia's innovative education models present a more diverse and realistic image of the world we live in, and steer clear of gender stereotypes.
We all deserve a bit of 'hygge' in our lives. Here's what it's all about.
For many, it evokes memories of the Holocaust. So how can the government justify it?