Sweden Use Crypto Tech To Become Cashless Pioneers

Oliver Pickup | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Tech
Oliver Pickup

Sweden, the Scandinavian nation famous for ABBA, Björn Borg, and Volvo, is leading the way when it comes to becoming the world's first cashless country - and the technology behind Bitcoin, and the cryptocurrencies it has spawned, is catalysing the process.

This New Book Is Destroying Donald Trump And The Alt-Right's Sweden Narrative

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK

A crowdfunded book and exhibition is aiming to set the record straight after Donald Trump’s inflammatory - and false - comments about Sweden earlier...

7 Ways To Host A Summer Party For Committed Scandiphiles

Claudia Canavan | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Complaining about the lack of sun during the summertime is a national pastime for Brits, while our love of Pimms and garden parties knows few bounds w...

Sweden Drops Julian Assange Investigation But WikiLeaks Founder Still Faces Arrest

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK

Julian Assange has defiantly spoken of his “important victory” after Sweden dropped a rape investigation into the WikiLeaks founder from which he ...

Sweden's Success Is Down To Its Focus On People

Oskar Klingberg | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech
Oskar Klingberg

This mentality has been fundamental to Sweden becoming a bastion of entrepreneurship, with some of the hottest tech companies emerging, including Skype, Spotify and King (Candy Crush's parent company). If you delve into a number of typical Swedish companies, some key qualities recur that I believe we can all learn from.

Leeds United And The Pontus Mystery: Was Talisman Jansson Believing His Own Publicity?

Rob Atkinson | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

After such a very impressive result as Leeds United earned against Brighton on Saturday, it's quite perplexing to have seen quite so many virtual furrowed brows across social media since. The reason, of course, is The Mystery of the Missing Pontus - why, oh why was Jansson benched?

Fox News Says Guest Is A 'Swedish National Security Advisor'. Officials Have No Idea Who He Is

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK

Sweden’s military and foreign affairs officials have been left baffled after a Fox News show featured a “national security advisor” who was tota...

Why Nigel Farage Is Wrong About Sweden's 'Dramatic Rise' In Rape Crime

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Sweden has been the focus of a lot of press attention in the last few days - and not for the right reasons. It began when Donald Trump insinuated the ...

Journalist Paid By Alt-Right YouTuber To Investigate 'Crime Ridden' Malmo Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for New York-based journalist and videographer Tim Pool. After watching President Donald Trump make flawed comments a...

Alt-Right YouTuber's Offer Of Free Trip To Sweden Backfires Beautifully

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Paul Joseph Watson, provocateur-in-chief at ‘alt-right’ and conspiracy site Infowars, has had his offer to pay journalists to experience the ‘cr...

Truth Died At The Bowling Green Massacre - The Sweden Factor

Michael Abberton | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics
Michael Abberton

In the past, authoritarian regimes and unscrupulous governments have gone to great lengths to engineer actual events in order to justify their subsequent actions in the eyes of their people. But today, in the world of alternative facts and fake news, where the media is portrayed as the enemy of the People, fictional atrocities can be created at will - and the faithful will believe that they really happened.

Swedish Embassy Gives Sharp Response To Donald Trump's Claims Over Fox News Immigration Story

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

The Swedish Embassy in the US has teasingly hit out at Donald Trump after he falsely suggested Sweden had suffered an immigration-related security inc...

JK Rowling Leads Hilarious Tributes To Trump's Fabricated Swedish Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump used his platform at the Florida rally last night to shed light on a terrible terror attack to hit Sweden on Friday. The only problem is ...

Mourning Hans Rosling, Sultan of Statistics

William Crona | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
William Crona

Today, I mourn my fellow-countryman, the sultan of statistics, the great Hans Rosling.

Swedish Deputy PM Roasts Donald Trump With Alternative All-Woman Photo

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has suffered a severe international bruising - after a world leader hit back at his notorious all-male executive order photo. Isabella L...

Unfortunately, Sweden's Six-Hour Work Day Didn't Quite Turn Out As Hoped

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Many were jealous when it was announced that a number of businesses in Sweden would be trialling a six-hour day. But unfortunately what seemed like a ...

Reuse, Recycle: Now Is The Time To Repair

Kitty Ussher | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK
Kitty Ussher

In fact this might be a solution for us nostalgic late adopters. If I branch out into finding a way to use technology to fix other people's old-fashioned pre-loved goods as well as selling my own I can relinquish my late-adopter status and be the beginning of something that is just beginning to grow. Refurbished rolodex anyone?

This Is The Most Bizarre Headline Ever To Come Out Of A Tiny Swedish Town

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Comedy

A small Swedish town has been rocked by a bizarre crime involving pig masks, sex, Pokemon and lasers. The tiny town of Insjön, with just 2,000 inhabi...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

In The Future Your Window Could Be Made Out Of Transparent Wood

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Tech

What you're looking at isn't a piece of plastic, or even a piece of glass. It's actually a piece of wood. Researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institu...

Chemical Castration - or Compassion for Paedophiles?

Dr Sarah D Goode | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK
Dr Sarah D Goode

Every paedophile was once somebody's little child, a member of somebody's family. To imagine that they are somehow distinct from us, that they are 'those monsters over there' is a fairy-story we can no longer afford to believe.

The Baffling World of Integration

Adrian Grist | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Politics
Adrian Grist

I've heard a steady stream of 'it's the least they can do's' in relation to speaking English, fitting in with 'our ways' and all-round integration. Isn't it time we stopped telling people what the least they can do is and consider the least WE can do is have a little understanding?

Assange Attacks 'Insulting' UK Response To His UN Support

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley & Jack Sommers | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has condemned the "insulting" British government response to the UN ruling that he is being "arbitrarily detained" by...

Making a Difference

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK
Rosy Greenlees

One of craft's undoubted strengths is its sense of place and authenticity - it's the primary reason large brands and marketing agencies have been keen...

Sharing the Caring Puts Family First

S.D. Robertson | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Parents
S.D. Robertson

I'm a big believer in fathers playing a more active role in their children's upbringing. I'm biased, of course, as that's my own experience. Not that my wife and I planned it. A happy accident would be a better explanation.