Down the steps of Finland’s famous Bengtskaer lighthouse.
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
Poul Henningsen’s Artichoke Lamp, viewed from below at London’s Park Plaza Hotel.
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We asked five design experts – what's your favorite product of all time, and why?
Taraneh Alidousti and Shahab Hosseini in Iran’s The Salesman.
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The best of global cinema from Germany to Iran and Vanuatu.
From Norway with love.
An object lesson in seasonal geopolitics.
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.
We all deserve a bit of 'hygge' in our lives. Here's what it's all about.
Austrian Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer took the far right to the brink of victory in the recent election.
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.
Asylum seekers are held at the Macedonian border.
As the philosopher once described, states obsessed with the health of their own people often create the conditions for others to die.
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Despite its apparently anti-immigration political rhetoric, Denmark remains mainly tolerant of migrants.
New arrivals will be searched and told to give up items of value.
For many, it evokes memories of the Holocaust. So how can the government justify it?
Sanders on the stump.
Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
People crossing the famous bridge from Denmark can expect to have their papers checked in a landmark change to border policy.
How should you deal with a summer baby?
Britain is trying to reduce the disadvantages which burden kids born in July and August. But why does it matter so much?
My pay’s bigger than your pay.
Requiring companies to publish pay rates marks a tougher approach from the government - but it's still not enough.
There’ll be Helle to pay back at campaign HQ.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt has lost the Danish election. But her rivals on the right are not exactly prepped to take office.
Pole position: the resource-rich Arctic matters like never before.
As the ice recedes and technology for recovering resources in extreme conditions improves, the Arctic could become the theatre for future global conflicts. Here's the story so far.
Mission accomplished? Protesters outside the European parliament in Brussels.
Europe was supposed to be big business for fracking companies, but so far not so good. So what's going wrong?
Resisting division in Denmark.
A memorial service has been held in Copenhagen for the victims of the shootings that killed two and injured five in the city on February 14. A crowd of up to 40,000 people gathered just around the corner…
Testing times for Copenhagen.
Copenhagen has been left reeling from a series of violent attacks on February 14 and 15. A young man armed with an automatic weapon and other guns killed two civilians and injured five police officers…