‘Why is it funny to point out something that everyone already knows about Swedish culture?’

‘Why is it funny to point out something that everyone already knows about Swedish culture?’

What's the worst social offence you could commit in Sweden? How do Swedish people react when they run into each other on the street? These are some of the cultural quirks TikTok marketer Liam Kalevi delves into in a series of viral videos.

Bill Bailey: ‘Why can’t I find a decent coffee in Spain?’
Spain

Bill Bailey: ‘Why can’t I find a decent coffee in Spain?’

Does humour really exist in German-speaking Switzerland?
Switzerland

Does humour really exist in German-speaking Switzerland?

25 jokes from the GDR that show the Stasi couldn’t silence laughter
Germany

25 jokes from the GDR that show the Stasi couldn’t silence laughter

WATCH: Why Spaniards hate British holidaymakers summed up in one catchy song
Spain

WATCH: Why Spaniards hate British holidaymakers summed up in one catchy song

Think the French aren’t funny? These five comedians may change your mind
France

Think the French aren’t funny? These five comedians may change your mind

Welcome to Bitsch: Swiss village parodied by Instagram star
Switzerland

Welcome to Bitsch: Swiss village parodied by Instagram star

What’s on: five things to do in Switzerland this weekend
Switzerland

What’s on: five things to do in Switzerland this weekend

A laughing matter: Looking beyond the stereotype of the serious German
Germany

A laughing matter: Looking beyond the stereotype of the serious German

The best TV comedies to improve your German while making you laugh
Germany

The best TV comedies to improve your German while making you laugh

Remembering the celebrated satirist ‘who taught Germans how to laugh’
Germany

Remembering the celebrated satirist ‘who taught Germans how to laugh’

Russell Howard: ‘Brexit gave legitimacy to rabid nationalism’

Russell Howard: ‘Brexit gave legitimacy to rabid nationalism’

This viral hit perfectly skewers bland German pop music
Germany

This viral hit perfectly skewers bland German pop music

WTF France: What’s with the French and dubbing films?
France

WTF France: What’s with the French and dubbing films?

Turkey’s complaint could land German comedian in jail
Germany

Turkey’s complaint could land German comedian in jail

Is it true ‘the French just can’t laugh at themselves’?
France

Is it true ‘the French just can’t laugh at themselves’?

German comedian could face jail for insulting Erdogan
Germany

German comedian could face jail for insulting Erdogan

‘It’s a dream to know Swedes will watch me in their pants’
Sweden

‘It’s a dream to know Swedes will watch me in their pants’

The expats (and one Italian) bringing comedy to Rome
Italy

The expats (and one Italian) bringing comedy to Rome

‘We bring comedy to the tough things expats deal with’
Sweden

‘We bring comedy to the tough things expats deal with’

Did Dante’s narcolepsy inspire The Divine Comedy?
Italy

Did Dante’s narcolepsy inspire The Divine Comedy?

Poking fun at our foibles through stand-up
Austria

Poking fun at our foibles through stand-up

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84
Italy

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84

Find out why Brits can’t stop laughing at failed Italian actor
Italy

Find out why Brits can’t stop laughing at failed Italian actor

Hitler really did have just one ball: historian
Germany

Hitler really did have just one ball: historian

The Parisian habits you’ll pick up ‘in an hour’
France

The Parisian habits you’ll pick up ‘in an hour’

Norway duo’s rapper heist skit goes viral
Norway

Norway duo’s rapper heist skit goes viral

John Oliver skewers Denmark for dissections
Denmark

John Oliver skewers Denmark for dissections

Norway comedy duo pay tribute to Hugh Grant
Norway

Norway comedy duo pay tribute to Hugh Grant

Five fun events to make you laugh in Sweden
Sweden

Five fun events to make you laugh in Sweden

Stephen Colbert: Let’s invade Norway
Norway

Stephen Colbert: Let’s invade Norway

Outcry as France’s much loved puppets face axe
France

Outcry as France’s much loved puppets face axe

What’s on in Sweden: May 21th – May 28th
Sweden

What’s on in Sweden: May 21th – May 28th

‘Do the Swedes know what Cheetos are?’
Sweden

‘Do the Swedes know what Cheetos are?’

What’s on in Sweden: March 26th – April 2nd
Sweden

What’s on in Sweden: March 26th – April 2nd

Germans strip off for ‘No Pants Subway Ride’
Germany

Germans strip off for ‘No Pants Subway Ride’

Braunschlag TV show optioned by Fox for US
Austria

Braunschlag TV show optioned by Fox for US

Going where few Danish comedians dare to tread
Denmark

Going where few Danish comedians dare to tread

Bill Bailey’s lyrical love affair with German
Germany

Bill Bailey’s lyrical love affair with German

‘I know Norway through crack and murderers’
Norway

‘I know Norway through crack and murderers’

Swiss and Anglo humour mix in improv show
Switzerland

Swiss and Anglo humour mix in improv show

British comic Eddie Izzard to take on Madrid
Spain

British comic Eddie Izzard to take on Madrid

Caveman comedy comes to Zurich in English
Switzerland

Caveman comedy comes to Zurich in English

‘If you want an adventure, learn a language’
Germany

‘If you want an adventure, learn a language’

VIDEO: Norway teens mock Premier League
Norway

VIDEO: Norway teens mock Premier League

‘Zurich is so exotic and glamorous for me’
Switzerland

‘Zurich is so exotic and glamorous for me’

‘I see bike lanes and I just think ‘Stoner”
Sweden

‘I see bike lanes and I just think ‘Stoner”

‘I’m itching for Norwegian sweaters’
Norway

‘I’m itching for Norwegian sweaters’

‘My routines are sexual, it works in Germany’
Germany

‘My routines are sexual, it works in Germany’

No joke! US expat makes Swiss living from laughs
Switzerland

No joke! US expat makes Swiss living from laughs

Leading opera singer turns to comedy
Germany

Leading opera singer turns to comedy

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English
Italy

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English

Swedes love it when you hold up the mirror
Sweden

Swedes love it when you hold up the mirror

US comedian tells tales from the Mosque
Germany

US comedian tells tales from the Mosque

Kerkeling turns down “Wetten, dass..?” gig
Germany

Kerkeling turns down “Wetten, dass..?” gig

Beloved humorist Loriot dies
Germany

Beloved humorist Loriot dies

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg
Germany

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro
Germany

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

Making it in Germany: an American jokester
Germany

Making it in Germany: an American jokester

Comedian brightens dull election campaign
Germany

Comedian brightens dull election campaign

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Sweden

Swedish humour: you’re joking?

Laughter and pain in Stockholm on Saturday
Sweden

Laughter and pain in Stockholm on Saturday

Chevy Chase to guest star in Swedish sitcom
Sweden

Chevy Chase to guest star in Swedish sitcom

A quickie with… Ben Kersley
Sweden

A quickie with… Ben Kersley

Al Pitcher Picture Show comedy competition
Sweden

Al Pitcher Picture Show comedy competition

Swedes’ English is bewilderingly excellent: Dylan Moran
Sweden

Swedes’ English is bewilderingly excellent: Dylan Moran

English emerging as Sweden’s language of laughs
Sweden

English emerging as Sweden’s language of laughs

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’
Sweden

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’

English funnyman comes to make Swedes laugh
Sweden

English funnyman comes to make Swedes laugh

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’
Sweden

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

Pubs in Stockholm: keeping it real
Sweden

Pubs in Stockholm: keeping it real

Stephen Lynch – laughing in the face of the inferno
Sweden

Stephen Lynch – laughing in the face of the inferno

Man faces eviction for laughing too loudly
Sweden

Man faces eviction for laughing too loudly

New breed of crazy Swedish chefs ride wave of YouTube fame
Sweden

New breed of crazy Swedish chefs ride wave of YouTube fame

Britain’s ‘rudest’ comic confronts PC Sweden
Sweden

Britain’s ‘rudest’ comic confronts PC Sweden

Al Pitcher: using English to make Swedes laugh
Sweden

Al Pitcher: using English to make Swedes laugh

Q&A with Swenglish comedy star Ben Kersley
Sweden

Q&A with Swenglish comedy star Ben Kersley

Swedish comics set to storm Edinburgh Festival
Sweden

Swedish comics set to storm Edinburgh Festival

Comedian Al Pitcher in the Local Lockdown
Sweden

Comedian Al Pitcher in the Local Lockdown

‘We want Swedes and foreigners to laugh at their differences’
Sweden

‘We want Swedes and foreigners to laugh at their differences’

Comedian Soran Ismail: ‘Someone’s gotta laugh’
Sweden

Comedian Soran Ismail: ‘Someone’s gotta laugh’

God and Vikings: Ricky Gervais hits Stockholm
Sweden

God and Vikings: Ricky Gervais hits Stockholm

UK comic uses English to get laughs in Gothenburg
Sweden

UK comic uses English to get laughs in Gothenburg

US comedy star to make Swedish TV series
Sweden

US comedy star to make Swedish TV series

Comedian Izzard wows Paris crowd – in French
France

Comedian Izzard wows Paris crowd – in French

Eddie Izzard on talking ‘weird bollocks’ in French
France

Eddie Izzard on talking ‘weird bollocks’ in French

French blockbuster star snubs Sarkozy
France

French blockbuster star snubs Sarkozy