Up to 10% of deceased people in big cities get no burial ceremony, in many cases because they requested it.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
So many other countries see the value in breastfeeding support but the UK is lagging behind.
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.
As the cost of holding the Winter Games rises, local taxpayers around the globe are losing interest in hosting the event.
Facebook claims its new cryptocurrency will bring financial inclusion and opportunity to billions, pushing cash further to the fringes. Is that a good thing?
The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
Other countries seem happy to pay more tax than we do, and they are among the world's top performers.
As cashless societies become a reality, we're starting to see this technological revolution has a dark side.
There are ways to reduce the risk of protests like France's yellow vests movement.
Much of our scientific knowledge comes from just two regions in Alaska and Sweden.
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.
While forming a government will be difficult, this situation was expected and our politics is, above all, practical.
The anti-immigration, pro-Swexit party could take up to 21% of the vote this weekend.
Stefan Löfven and his Social Democratic Party could lose voters over how the government has handled the refugee crisis.
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
From Greece, to the UK, to Japan and even Sweden, a slew of places in the Northern Hemisphere are suffering extreme heat. And the chances of extreme heat records tumbling are growing all the time.
The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
Sweden's deep relationship with digital technology helps explain why its biohacking scene is so unique.
All households have received a leaflet advising them to prepare for crisis or war. But it's not really clear why.