There is very little chance that you’ll get one of those in Sweden today.
The Swedish housing model, once an ideal, has become a nightmare for most Swedes. Many are left struggling to find a roof.
Europe is at a crossroads in how it integrates religious minorities. But there are lessons to be learned beyond liberal secularism.
The gender gap matters, and we need to recruit, train and retain more men to care for and educate our youngest children
Six hours in Stockholm.
Sweden's switch to a six-hour working day is doing it the world of good.
A police officer escorts migrants from a train at Hyllie station outside Malmo.
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Job prospects are not good for newly arrived refugees in Sweden. But better integration programmes will help.
The Nordic childcare model has been shown to be the best for economic and social wellbeing.
Will an increase in free nursery hours lead to greater support for publicly-provided childcare?
A third of Scots can’t afford it.
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Scotland's failure to meet target illustrate a worldwide problem - the right to adequate heating and energy is not being properly recognised.
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The Swedish government is rewarding repair work with a tax break to stop people buying unnecessary new products.
Students with disabilities face massive physical and attitudinal hurdles.
Students with disabilities find that they must accommodate themselves to institutional contexts which they find profoundly disabling.
The Saami have a history of colonisation and discrimination, and tend not to have easy relationships with the four modern states they inhabit.
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.
Using incentives drawn from game play, the peak-hour crush can be reduced, or avoided altogether.
Using elements of game play, we can create incentives for people to change how and when they make various transport choices in ways that enable the whole system to work better.
The housing crisis has scuppered home ownership dreams for many across the UK, but there is another way to do things.
People crossing the famous bridge from Denmark can expect to have their papers checked in a landmark change to border policy.
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The land of Ikea and apple charlotte is hoping to sell its vision of sustainability at COP21. There are a couple of meatballs in the ointment, though.
Arriving in Lesbos, Greece from Syria.
Afghan, Syrian and Eritrean refugees keep arriving on Europe’s shores, reputedly at an increasing rate. They attempt to traverse the Mediterranean by land and sea, presumably hastened by Putin’s bombing…
Globally, there are 47 million people living with dementia with an increase of over 20% in the caseload year on year.
As we mark World Alzheimer's Day, research shows that tackling non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension could reduce the caseload.
Did we miss him?
The statute of limitations is expiring on some of the charges against the Wikileaks founder – but not all of them.
Inequality is a major driver.
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For two countries that have similar wealth and health spending, there are stark differences in how many children under five survive.
Is the oldest profession anything of the sort?
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What do Northern Ireland, France, Norway, Sweden and Iceland all have in common? They've already gone where Scotland is debating following.
So says Karl Ove Knausgård.
Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård's indictment of Swedish culture rings uncomfortably true.