Swedish parliament says no to residency exemptions for doctoral students
Sweden

Swedish parliament says no to residency exemptions for doctoral students

A parliamentary majority has voted no to allowing exemptions for international researchers who want to stay in Sweden permanently after their doctoral studies.

OPINION: New wave of Covid cases in France is likely, but not as bad as the UK’s
France

OPINION: New wave of Covid cases in France is likely, but not as bad as the UK’s

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics
Germany

OPINION: Germany is showing the world it can do grown-up politics

OPINION: Watching from Italy we always knew UK’s Covid response was a ‘failure’
Italy

OPINION: Watching from Italy we always knew UK’s Covid response was a ‘failure’

From Elternzeit to midwives: An American’s view on having a baby in Germany
Germany

From Elternzeit to midwives: An American’s view on having a baby in Germany

‘Dagens’ lunch specials – an unexpected window into Swedish society
Sweden

‘Dagens’ lunch specials – an unexpected window into Swedish society

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it
Italy

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions
Germany

OPINION: Germany’s rent crisis is fuelled by fear and foolish solutions

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?
Italy

Analysis: What’s behind Italy’s anti-vax protests and neo-fascist violence?

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty
France

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France
France

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France

OPINION: Kiwi pizza and mozzarella sushi – why Italian food ‘innovation’ needs to stop
Italy

OPINION: Kiwi pizza and mozzarella sushi – why Italian food ‘innovation’ needs to stop

OPINION: Why Milan is a much better city to live in than Rome
Italy

OPINION: Why Milan is a much better city to live in than Rome

OPINION: Italy’s Covid health pass is a necessary step – but what’s next?
Italy

OPINION: Italy’s Covid health pass is a necessary step – but what’s next?

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?
Germany

An era ends: How will Germany and the world remember the Merkel years?

OPINION: Deadly mask row shows comparing German government to Nazis is dangerously inflaming tensions
Germany

OPINION: Deadly mask row shows comparing German government to Nazis is dangerously inflaming tensions

OPINION: Why Italians have a hard time learning English – and how things could improve
Italy

OPINION: Why Italians have a hard time learning English – and how things could improve

OPINION: 24 years after I first reported on wolves in France, they are at my door in Normandy
France

OPINION: 24 years after I first reported on wolves in France, they are at my door in Normandy

OPINION: Italy has a big chance to improve internet speeds – but will it take it?
Italy

OPINION: Italy has a big chance to improve internet speeds – but will it take it?

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?
Germany

ANALYSIS: Will a controversial police raid influence the German election?

OPINION: Germany will have to endure Covid for a while longer, but at least Merkel is going
Germany

OPINION: Germany will have to endure Covid for a while longer, but at least Merkel is going

OPINION: Sweden’s Covid travel ban is getting more and more absurd

OPINION: Sweden’s Covid travel ban is getting more and more absurd

OPINION: Who are really the rudest – the French, tourists or Parisians?
France

OPINION: Who are really the rudest – the French, tourists or Parisians?

What’s behind the German fascination with foraging for wild mushrooms?
Germany

What’s behind the German fascination with foraging for wild mushrooms?

OPINION: Want to eat well in Italy? Here’s why you should ditch the cities
Italy

OPINION: Want to eat well in Italy? Here’s why you should ditch the cities

OPINION: Why Italians aren’t snatching up their country’s one-euro homes
Italy

OPINION: Why Italians aren’t snatching up their country’s one-euro homes

OPINION: How to explain German vaccine hesitancy?
Germany

OPINION: How to explain German vaccine hesitancy?

OPINION: Why Italy must put its forgotten ‘ghost towns’ up for sale – or risk losing them forever
Italy

OPINION: Why Italy must put its forgotten ‘ghost towns’ up for sale – or risk losing them forever

OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere
Sweden

OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere

OPINION: Macron’s health passport is an unsung triumph for France
France

OPINION: Macron’s health passport is an unsung triumph for France

OPINION: Bargain homes and fewer crowds – but Italy’s deep south is not for everyone
Italy

OPINION: Bargain homes and fewer crowds – but Italy’s deep south is not for everyone

My first time learning Swedish: Why I’m so excited about SFI

My first time learning Swedish: Why I’m so excited about SFI

OPINION: Italy’s last-minute quarantine extension for UK is the nail in the coffin for tour operators
Italy

OPINION: Italy’s last-minute quarantine extension for UK is the nail in the coffin for tour operators

OPINION: The UK’s travel rules for France have hurt many, but is an explanation too much to ask for?
France

OPINION: The UK’s travel rules for France have hurt many, but is an explanation too much to ask for?

OPINION: Why Italy urgently needs to hike entry prices to monuments and make people pay to visit churches
Italy

OPINION: Why Italy urgently needs to hike entry prices to monuments and make people pay to visit churches

Opinion: The Swedish discrimination that dares not speak its name
Sweden

Opinion: The Swedish discrimination that dares not speak its name

OPINION: Covid passports are Italy’s only choice – but they must be a right, not a privilege
Italy

OPINION: Covid passports are Italy’s only choice – but they must be a right, not a privilege

OPINION: The countryside has the best possibilities for creating a new life in Sweden

OPINION: The countryside has the best possibilities for creating a new life in Sweden

Where did everybody go? How Stockholm becomes a ghost town in summer

Where did everybody go? How Stockholm becomes a ghost town in summer

ANALYSIS: Is Venice really about to ban cruise ships from the lagoon at last?
Italy

ANALYSIS: Is Venice really about to ban cruise ships from the lagoon at last?

OPINION: Macron is now coercing the French into getting vaccinated – and it seems that they like it
France

OPINION: Macron is now coercing the French into getting vaccinated – and it seems that they like it

Friluftsliv, or the reason I moved to Sweden
Sweden

Friluftsliv, or the reason I moved to Sweden

OPINION: The real ‘trashing’ of Paris is not cycle lanes and benches, but gentrification
France

OPINION: The real ‘trashing’ of Paris is not cycle lanes and benches, but gentrification

OPINION: Why can’t foreign media see past Sweden’s far-right?
Sweden

OPINION: Why can’t foreign media see past Sweden’s far-right?

ANALYSIS: Will France’s fourth wave of Covid really ‘ruin’ the summer holidays?
France

ANALYSIS: Will France’s fourth wave of Covid really ‘ruin’ the summer holidays?

‘Extremely strict’: What it’s like to travel from the UK to Germany right now
Germany

‘Extremely strict’: What it’s like to travel from the UK to Germany right now

‘Don’t mention the war’: Are the days of England-Germany jingoism behind us?
Germany

‘Don’t mention the war’: Are the days of England-Germany jingoism behind us?

ANALYSIS: What lies behind the slowing of vaccination rates in France?
France

ANALYSIS: What lies behind the slowing of vaccination rates in France?

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy
France

OPINION: The winner of France’s elections was neither Macron nor Le Pen, but apathy

OPINION: The new luxury Samaritaine store is an example of the ‘Disneyfication’ of Paris
France

OPINION: The new luxury Samaritaine store is an example of the ‘Disneyfication’ of Paris

OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?
Sweden

OPINION: Has Sweden’s prime minister paid the price for his passivity?

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

OPINION: Enemies of France should not see Le Pen victories on Sunday as a sign of things to come
France

OPINION: Enemies of France should not see Le Pen victories on Sunday as a sign of things to come

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?
Italy

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?

OPINION: France is much less vaccine-shy than previously feared, but can it reach 90 percent coverage?
France

OPINION: France is much less vaccine-shy than previously feared, but can it reach 90 percent coverage?

OPINION: Why do the names of Danish political parties have to be so confusing?
Denmark

OPINION: Why do the names of Danish political parties have to be so confusing?

British Normandy veterans have finally got their own memorial, but cannot travel to France to visit it
France

British Normandy veterans have finally got their own memorial, but cannot travel to France to visit it

OPINION: Is it true that Germans don’t understand sarcasm?
Germany

OPINION: Is it true that Germans don’t understand sarcasm?

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?
France

ANALYSIS: Can Macron cheer up the French with his ‘Tour de France’?

Just 20 percent of the French remain vaccine-sceptic, latest polls show
France

Just 20 percent of the French remain vaccine-sceptic, latest polls show

Opinion: Backlash over Eid well wishes shows the rise of ‘Culture Wars’ in Sweden

Opinion: Backlash over Eid well wishes shows the rise of ‘Culture Wars’ in Sweden

OPINION: The real threat to France’s democracy is Le Pen and the ex generals threatening civil war
France

OPINION: The real threat to France’s democracy is Le Pen and the ex generals threatening civil war

OPINION: Building on Amager Common risks destroying Copenhagen’s green image
Denmark

OPINION: Building on Amager Common risks destroying Copenhagen’s green image

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?
Sweden

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?

Opinion: One year and one million cases later, Sweden still has a Covid communications problem
Sweden

Opinion: One year and one million cases later, Sweden still has a Covid communications problem

ANALYSIS: ‘We’re ready for war’ – How far will France’s post-Brexit fishing row with Jersey go?
France

ANALYSIS: ‘We’re ready for war’ – How far will France’s post-Brexit fishing row with Jersey go?

OPINION: Call it a choice or a gamble, Macron is taking a risk in reopening France
France

OPINION: Call it a choice or a gamble, Macron is taking a risk in reopening France

OPINION: Lifting lockdown is a big gamble for Macron – and for France
France

OPINION: Lifting lockdown is a big gamble for Macron – and for France

OPINION: No, women in Sweden don’t yet have it all
Sweden

OPINION: No, women in Sweden don’t yet have it all

OPINION: Why cycling in Rome isn’t as crazy as it sounds
Italy

OPINION: Why cycling in Rome isn’t as crazy as it sounds

OPINION: Please don’t let ‘mys’ be the next Scandinavian lifestyle trend

OPINION: Please don’t let ‘mys’ be the next Scandinavian lifestyle trend

OPINION: Denmark’s new citizenship requirements are discriminatory and racist
Denmark

OPINION: Denmark’s new citizenship requirements are discriminatory and racist

OPINION: Bureaucratic barriers must not stop Italy vaccinating its foreign residents
Italy

OPINION: Bureaucratic barriers must not stop Italy vaccinating its foreign residents

OPINION: The ‘secret dinners’ scandal has tapped into two French obsessions – food and elitism
France

OPINION: The ‘secret dinners’ scandal has tapped into two French obsessions – food and elitism

OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown
Germany

OPINION: Germany has never had a real Covid lockdown

Buying my first apartment in Sweden: How we won the bidding war

Buying my first apartment in Sweden: How we won the bidding war

ANALYSIS: Four key questions on France’s 2022 presidential election
France

ANALYSIS: Four key questions on France’s 2022 presidential election

OPINION: The notion that the French are not child-friendly is risible
France

OPINION: The notion that the French are not child-friendly is risible

OPINION: Macron was right to delay a third French lockdown, but would be wrong to avoid one now
France

OPINION: Macron was right to delay a third French lockdown, but would be wrong to avoid one now

OPINION: The pandemic showed me that neither writing nor life abroad should mean isolation
Sweden

OPINION: The pandemic showed me that neither writing nor life abroad should mean isolation

ANALYSIS: Should we believe the French who tell pollsters they won’t get the Covid vaccine?
France

ANALYSIS: Should we believe the French who tell pollsters they won’t get the Covid vaccine?

OPINION: Brits in Italy aren’t victims of a ‘hostile environment’ but of a bureaucratic system that wasn’t ready for Brexit
Italy

OPINION: Brits in Italy aren’t victims of a ‘hostile environment’ but of a bureaucratic system that wasn’t ready for Brexit

OPINION: The pandemic has caused divides and damaged friendships in Sweden
Sweden

OPINION: The pandemic has caused divides and damaged friendships in Sweden

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock
Germany

ANALYSIS: Germany’s rising Covid cases and state elections mean Merkel’s CDU could be in for a shock

ANALYSIS: 12 months on, is Macron winning his ‘war’ on Covid in France?
France

ANALYSIS: 12 months on, is Macron winning his ‘war’ on Covid in France?

ANALYSIS: Is youth crime in France really ‘out of control’?
France

ANALYSIS: Is youth crime in France really ‘out of control’?

OPINION: ‘The pandemic isn’t over until every last one of us is safe’
Sweden

OPINION: ‘The pandemic isn’t over until every last one of us is safe’

OPINION: How the Covid-19 vaccine fiasco exposes the myth of German efficiency
Germany

OPINION: How the Covid-19 vaccine fiasco exposes the myth of German efficiency

My first winter in Sweden: How bad could it be, we wondered?
Sweden

My first winter in Sweden: How bad could it be, we wondered?

OPINION: Why French women are sick of the ‘sexy French girl’ cliché
France

OPINION: Why French women are sick of the ‘sexy French girl’ cliché

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam
France

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam

Opinion: What has changed in Norway since the start of the pandemic?
Norway

Opinion: What has changed in Norway since the start of the pandemic?

IN NUMBERS: Why France needs to drastically speed up its Covid vaccine programme
France

IN NUMBERS: Why France needs to drastically speed up its Covid vaccine programme

OPINION: Here in rural France we’re a lot more stoic about the curfew than city types
France

OPINION: Here in rural France we’re a lot more stoic about the curfew than city types

OPINION: Sweden’s one million foreign residents should not be an afterthought in policy
Sweden

OPINION: Sweden’s one million foreign residents should not be an afterthought in policy

ANALYSIS: Was Macron’s surprise lockdown decision due to fear of Le Pen in the polls?
France

ANALYSIS: Was Macron’s surprise lockdown decision due to fear of Le Pen in the polls?

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic
Denmark

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic

OPINION: Spain should stick to its two-dose vaccine strategy
Spain

OPINION: Spain should stick to its two-dose vaccine strategy

How the bird in my lobby reminds me of loneliness of life in Stockholm
Sweden

How the bird in my lobby reminds me of loneliness of life in Stockholm

OPINION: Has Covid changed the way we live our lives in Spain forever?
Spain

OPINION: Has Covid changed the way we live our lives in Spain forever?

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie
France

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie

OPINION: Has Sweden’s individualism made us insensitive to death?
Sweden

OPINION: Has Sweden’s individualism made us insensitive to death?

OPINION: Is France’s Covid-19 vaccine programme a disaster? Not any more
France

OPINION: Is France’s Covid-19 vaccine programme a disaster? Not any more

OPINION: Eurostar is a vital service for both France and the UK and should be saved
France

OPINION: Eurostar is a vital service for both France and the UK and should be saved

ANALYSIS: Has Macron succeeded in creating an ‘Islam for France’?
France

ANALYSIS: Has Macron succeeded in creating an ‘Islam for France’?

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France
France

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France

OPINION: Britons in Spain will need to get used to life without Cheddar
Spain

OPINION: Britons in Spain will need to get used to life without Cheddar

OPINION: ‘We should not abandon Raoul Wallenberg’
Sweden

OPINION: ‘We should not abandon Raoul Wallenberg’

ANALYSIS: Has Austria picked the right strategy to fight the Covid-19 pandemic?
Austria

ANALYSIS: Has Austria picked the right strategy to fight the Covid-19 pandemic?

OPINION: How Brexit is delivering unpleasant surprises for Brits in Spain
Spain

OPINION: How Brexit is delivering unpleasant surprises for Brits in Spain

OPINION: Is it just me… or has English taken over Stockholm?
Sweden

OPINION: Is it just me… or has English taken over Stockholm?

What’s in store for Sweden in 2021?
Sweden

What’s in store for Sweden in 2021?

ANALYSIS: Are France’s anti-vaxxers the real reason the Covid-19 vaccination rollout is so slow?
France

ANALYSIS: Are France’s anti-vaxxers the real reason the Covid-19 vaccination rollout is so slow?

OPINION: Will Spain learn from its mistakes in 2021?
Spain

OPINION: Will Spain learn from its mistakes in 2021?

OPINION: What does 2021 hold for those in Spain who fought against Brexit?
Spain

OPINION: What does 2021 hold for those in Spain who fought against Brexit?

OPINION: Cheap French-bashing is an old tune from British press and politicians
France

OPINION: Cheap French-bashing is an old tune from British press and politicians

ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?
Germany

ANALYSIS: Germany’s tougher Christmas lockdown rules are the right move – but should they have come sooner?

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?
France

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?

Opinion: Does Sweden’s ‘grey divide’ explain our Covid-19 crisis?
Sweden

Opinion: Does Sweden’s ‘grey divide’ explain our Covid-19 crisis?

ANALYSIS: How did France’s relationship with its own police get so bad?
France

ANALYSIS: How did France’s relationship with its own police get so bad?

OPINION: Why has France become so devoted to Prophet Mohammed cartoons and where will it end?
France

OPINION: Why has France become so devoted to Prophet Mohammed cartoons and where will it end?

ANALYSIS: Has France really been ‘deserted’ by the American media over terror attacks?
France

ANALYSIS: Has France really been ‘deserted’ by the American media over terror attacks?

OPINION: The French interior minister is becoming a danger to Macron and France’s reputation
France

OPINION: The French interior minister is becoming a danger to Macron and France’s reputation

Opinion: Do series such as Young Wallander feed the Malmö myth?
Sweden

Opinion: Do series such as Young Wallander feed the Malmö myth?

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining
France

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining

OPINION: ‘Are Spanish authorities doing enough to avoid another lockdown?’
Spain

OPINION: ‘Are Spanish authorities doing enough to avoid another lockdown?’

OPINION: Please stop saying that French people smell – we do wash every day
France

OPINION: Please stop saying that French people smell – we do wash every day

OPINION: Are Swedish reporters lousy at asking follow-up questions?
Sweden

OPINION: Are Swedish reporters lousy at asking follow-up questions?

Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?
Sweden

Opinion: What can Sweden learn from embracing the American Halloween tradition?

OPINION: How coronavirus helped me appreciate Sweden’s tame media
Sweden

OPINION: How coronavirus helped me appreciate Sweden’s tame media

Opinion: Sweden, don’t gamble with patients’ coronavirus symptoms
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden, don’t gamble with patients’ coronavirus symptoms

Opinion: ‘Why Swedish migration policy badly needs an overhaul’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Why Swedish migration policy badly needs an overhaul’

OPINION: Watching the UK from Spain is like watching a slow-motion car crash
Spain

OPINION: Watching the UK from Spain is like watching a slow-motion car crash

OPINION: No, this doesn’t mean France will get a Green president
France

OPINION: No, this doesn’t mean France will get a Green president

EXPLAINED: Why France’s local elections are likely to be a bad day for Macron
France

EXPLAINED: Why France’s local elections are likely to be a bad day for Macron

OPINION: ‘Sweden and our mentality is more like a village than a country’
Sweden

OPINION: ‘Sweden and our mentality is more like a village than a country’

OPINION: Are French police racist? Yes, some of them
France

OPINION: Are French police racist? Yes, some of them

ANALYSIS: Is France really ‘colour-blind’ or just blind to racism?
France

ANALYSIS: Is France really ‘colour-blind’ or just blind to racism?

OPINION: Will Spain continue to be a viable country for foreigners to live and work in?
Spain

OPINION: Will Spain continue to be a viable country for foreigners to live and work in?

‘Only half the story’: The flipside of Sweden’s egalitarian utopia
Sweden

‘Only half the story’: The flipside of Sweden’s egalitarian utopia

OPINION: Spain’s lockdown is over but quarantines mean our old freedoms are a long way off
Spain

OPINION: Spain’s lockdown is over but quarantines mean our old freedoms are a long way off

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?
France

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system
France

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system

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France

How do nurses’ salaries in France compare to the rest of Europe?

ANALYSIS: France enters lockdown again but how did we end up here?
France

ANALYSIS: France enters lockdown again but how did we end up here?

Opinion: An American perspective on the Swedish coronavirus strategy
Sweden

Opinion: An American perspective on the Swedish coronavirus strategy

Coronavirus OPINION: Are Swedes naive or the only adults in the room?
Sweden

Coronavirus OPINION: Are Swedes naive or the only adults in the room?

Analysis: How neutral was Sweden really in World War Two?
Sweden

Analysis: How neutral was Sweden really in World War Two?

My life in the Gothenburg archipelago in times of corona
Sweden

My life in the Gothenburg archipelago in times of corona

Open Letter: More work is needed on Sweden’s plans for Brits after Brexit
Sweden

Open Letter: More work is needed on Sweden’s plans for Brits after Brexit

ANALYSIS: Will France’s Macron share the fate of Ireland’s Varadkar?
France

ANALYSIS: Will France’s Macron share the fate of Ireland’s Varadkar?

OPINION: France’s winter of discontent may become a long, troubled and violent spring
France

OPINION: France’s winter of discontent may become a long, troubled and violent spring

Opinion: Who will be crowned the Lucia of the Brexit election?
Sweden

Opinion: Who will be crowned the Lucia of the Brexit election?

How I tried to recreate a Swedish Christmas and was brought down to earth
Sweden

How I tried to recreate a Swedish Christmas and was brought down to earth

ANALYSIS: Will Macron really ‘tremble’ at yellow vest anniversary? I doubt it
France

ANALYSIS: Will Macron really ‘tremble’ at yellow vest anniversary? I doubt it

‘How leaving Sweden showed me my home country in a new light’
Sweden

‘How leaving Sweden showed me my home country in a new light’

ANALYSIS: Why it might be time to thank the Gilets Jaunes for France’s strong economy
France

ANALYSIS: Why it might be time to thank the Gilets Jaunes for France’s strong economy

Opinion: ‘Skilled migrants are falling through the cracks in Sweden’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Skilled migrants are falling through the cracks in Sweden’

OPINION: Why Rome must ban horse-drawn carriages from its streets
Italy

OPINION: Why Rome must ban horse-drawn carriages from its streets

ANALYSIS: Why do so many French people have a visceral aversion to the Muslim headscarf?
France

ANALYSIS: Why do so many French people have a visceral aversion to the Muslim headscarf?

How a three-day break in Stockholm convinced me to move to Sweden
Sweden

How a three-day break in Stockholm convinced me to move to Sweden

ANALYSIS: Why France’s history means it could be a world leader in medical cannabis
France

ANALYSIS: Why France’s history means it could be a world leader in medical cannabis

OPINION: French police are not just thugs, they are being placed in an impossible situation
France

OPINION: French police are not just thugs, they are being placed in an impossible situation

Opinion: Why won’t Sweden help us find out what happened to Raoul Wallenberg?
Sweden

Opinion: Why won’t Sweden help us find out what happened to Raoul Wallenberg?

OPINION: Sweden is a real catch for Amazon – but is the feeling mutual?
Sweden

OPINION: Sweden is a real catch for Amazon – but is the feeling mutual?

Opinion: What Dawit Isaak needs right now
Sweden

Opinion: What Dawit Isaak needs right now

ANALYSIS: What you need to know to understand why pension reform spells trouble in France
France

ANALYSIS: What you need to know to understand why pension reform spells trouble in France

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit
Denmark

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit

A New Yorker’s guide to surviving the first few months in Stockholm
Sweden

A New Yorker’s guide to surviving the first few months in Stockholm

The small ways you adapt to Sweden without even noticing
Sweden

The small ways you adapt to Sweden without even noticing

OPINION: Midsommar movie makes Sweden look like a horror show for American viewers
Sweden

OPINION: Midsommar movie makes Sweden look like a horror show for American viewers

ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?
France

ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?

The underlying problems of the French schools system summed up in one Twitter thread
France

The underlying problems of the French schools system summed up in one Twitter thread

OPINION: Integration is in actions, not words – here’s how Almedalen could be more open
Sweden

OPINION: Integration is in actions, not words – here’s how Almedalen could be more open

Have your say: How could Switzerland improve public transport?
Switzerland

Have your say: How could Switzerland improve public transport?

Opinion: Every country needs an Almedalen Week
Sweden

Opinion: Every country needs an Almedalen Week

OPINION: How India and Sweden can find new ways of looking at each other
Sweden

OPINION: How India and Sweden can find new ways of looking at each other

ANALYSIS: Do French schoolchildren really have too many holidays?
France

ANALYSIS: Do French schoolchildren really have too many holidays?

FOCUS: Is Airbnb really driving families out of Paris?
France

FOCUS: Is Airbnb really driving families out of Paris?

What you should know about France’s new online hate speech bill
France

What you should know about France’s new online hate speech bill

OPINION: Do Spain’s new restrictions leave you grateful, upset or just plain confused?
Spain

OPINION: Do Spain’s new restrictions leave you grateful, upset or just plain confused?

OPINION: Why the French government risks making matters worse with its response to teacher beheading
France

OPINION: Why the French government risks making matters worse with its response to teacher beheading

ANALYSIS: Why do so many Paris apartment block fires prove fatal?
France

ANALYSIS: Why do so many Paris apartment block fires prove fatal?

ANALYSIS: Residents of Paris suburb brace for Olympic village upheaval
France

ANALYSIS: Residents of Paris suburb brace for Olympic village upheaval

‘The hero next to me in Swedish class’
Sweden

‘The hero next to me in Swedish class’

ANALYSIS: Political weakness, not yellow vests, killed off France’s 80km/h limit
France

ANALYSIS: Political weakness, not yellow vests, killed off France’s 80km/h limit

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?
Denmark

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?

EU election ANALYSIS: Cut the hysteria, Le Pen is not on her way to French presidency
France

EU election ANALYSIS: Cut the hysteria, Le Pen is not on her way to French presidency

OPINION: Why the French wine industry could be seriously bad for our health
France

OPINION: Why the French wine industry could be seriously bad for our health

OPINION: Why Macron can blame himself if Le Pen triumphs in EU elections
France

OPINION: Why Macron can blame himself if Le Pen triumphs in EU elections

OPINION: Why the EU elections are so important for Brits in Spain
Spain

OPINION: Why the EU elections are so important for Brits in Spain

OPINION: The déja vu of the European election polls masks a dangerous game in French democracy
France

OPINION: The déja vu of the European election polls masks a dangerous game in French democracy

OPINION: Macronsplaining marathon won’t unify France, but may have swung a Euro election win
France

OPINION: Macronsplaining marathon won’t unify France, but may have swung a Euro election win

OPINION: Notre-Dame blaze has united France – but not for long
France

OPINION: Notre-Dame blaze has united France – but not for long

ANALYSIS: Why does France’s interior minister think supermarket ethnic food isles are a threat to the nation?
France

ANALYSIS: Why does France’s interior minister think supermarket ethnic food isles are a threat to the nation?

OPINION: 10 years after France banned the niqab, French governments are still stigmatising Muslims
France

OPINION: 10 years after France banned the niqab, French governments are still stigmatising Muslims

OPINION: Macron failed to do a De Gaulle on Britain. But why did he even try?
France

OPINION: Macron failed to do a De Gaulle on Britain. But why did he even try?

OPINION: Why the yellow vests are accountable for over 100 deaths in France
France

OPINION: Why the yellow vests are accountable for over 100 deaths in France

ANALYSIS: Brexit vs Gilets Jaunes – is Britain or France in the greater crisis?
France

ANALYSIS: Brexit vs Gilets Jaunes – is Britain or France in the greater crisis?

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us
Denmark

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

Opinion: Brexit is a question of identity – but more democracy can’t be a bad thing
Sweden

Opinion: Brexit is a question of identity – but more democracy can’t be a bad thing

OPINION: Who’s to blame for Macron’s war of words with the Muslim world?
France

OPINION: Who’s to blame for Macron’s war of words with the Muslim world?

ANALYSIS: The burning of the Champs Elysées does not mark a new beginning more like a last hoorah
France

ANALYSIS: The burning of the Champs Elysées does not mark a new beginning more like a last hoorah

EXPLAINED: The ‘absurd slaughterhouse’ that leaves France with a shortage of doctors
France

EXPLAINED: The ‘absurd slaughterhouse’ that leaves France with a shortage of doctors

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market
Sweden

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market

EXPLAINED: Rail services in rural France could soon be derailed
France

EXPLAINED: Rail services in rural France could soon be derailed

OPINION: Muslim headscarves are legal in France, so why the moral panic about a sports hijab?
France

OPINION: Muslim headscarves are legal in France, so why the moral panic about a sports hijab?

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’
Sweden

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

When speaking Swedish isn’t so obvious in Sweden
Sweden

When speaking Swedish isn’t so obvious in Sweden

How we learned to embrace our awkward existence as a multicultural family in Sweden
Sweden

How we learned to embrace our awkward existence as a multicultural family in Sweden

ANALYSIS: Where does all the hatred towards Jews in France come from?
France

ANALYSIS: Where does all the hatred towards Jews in France come from?

ANALYSIS: The yellow vests and France’s new wave of anti-Semitism
France

ANALYSIS: The yellow vests and France’s new wave of anti-Semitism

OPINION: Do the French deserve France?
France

OPINION: Do the French deserve France?

Opinion: How eastern and western Germany still differ from each other
Germany

Opinion: How eastern and western Germany still differ from each other

OPINION: Why Macron’s efforts to calm the rebellion could end in disaster
France

OPINION: Why Macron’s efforts to calm the rebellion could end in disaster

‘Returning to Sweden, I realize how much I have missed its dullness’
Sweden

‘Returning to Sweden, I realize how much I have missed its dullness’

‘The hardest thing about living in northern Sweden is not what you think’
Sweden

‘The hardest thing about living in northern Sweden is not what you think’

OPINION: France’s ‘yellow vest’ conflict is heading into calamitous new territory
France

OPINION: France’s ‘yellow vest’ conflict is heading into calamitous new territory

OPINION: A new tidal wave of disinformation is dividing France and there’s no easy fix
France

OPINION: A new tidal wave of disinformation is dividing France and there’s no easy fix

OPINION: Make no mistake, raising bilingual kids in France is an intensive daily workout
France

OPINION: Make no mistake, raising bilingual kids in France is an intensive daily workout

ANALYSIS: Is the gilets jaunes backlash under way in France?
France

ANALYSIS: Is the gilets jaunes backlash under way in France?

Q&A on France’s yellow vests: Why are they still protesting and who is to blame for the violence?
France

Q&A on France’s yellow vests: Why are they still protesting and who is to blame for the violence?

‘The church’s role in northern Sweden has been bothering me’
Sweden

‘The church’s role in northern Sweden has been bothering me’

‘Hind Aleryani is not a number, and neither is anyone else’
Sweden

‘Hind Aleryani is not a number, and neither is anyone else’

ANALYSIS: The yellow rebellion is threatening to engulf France – Macron must act
France

ANALYSIS: The yellow rebellion is threatening to engulf France – Macron must act

ANALYSIS: The savage violence in Paris was not a protest, it was an insurrection
France

ANALYSIS: The savage violence in Paris was not a protest, it was an insurrection

#BecomingSwedish: A Brit’s ultimate bucket list journey to citizenship
Sweden

#BecomingSwedish: A Brit’s ultimate bucket list journey to citizenship

OPINION: Why French fishermen SHOULD be allowed to fish in UK waters after Brexit
France

OPINION: Why French fishermen SHOULD be allowed to fish in UK waters after Brexit

OPINION: Macron beware, France’s ‘yellow vest’ rebels will not retreat easily
France

OPINION: Macron beware, France’s ‘yellow vest’ rebels will not retreat easily

Opinion: How my perfect picture of Sweden needed adjustment
Sweden

Opinion: How my perfect picture of Sweden needed adjustment

OPINION: Brexit deal does not deliver on the rights of Britons in Europe

OPINION: Brexit deal does not deliver on the rights of Britons in Europe

OPINION: Macron’s attack on Trump’s nationalism was welcome but may prove unwise
France

OPINION: Macron’s attack on Trump’s nationalism was welcome but may prove unwise

Opinion: Swedish political deadlock crosses Atlantic to US
Sweden

Opinion: Swedish political deadlock crosses Atlantic to US

Why France’s high-vis drivers’ rebellion is about more than just petrol prices
France

Why France’s high-vis drivers’ rebellion is about more than just petrol prices

OPINION: Blaming the French for Britain’s Brexit mess just won’t wash
France

OPINION: Blaming the French for Britain’s Brexit mess just won’t wash

OPINION: ‘France should get tough on hunters… but it probably won’t’
France

OPINION: ‘France should get tough on hunters… but it probably won’t’

ANALYSIS: Why the future of Spain’s PM is being decided in a makeshift office behind bars in Catalonia
Spain

ANALYSIS: Why the future of Spain’s PM is being decided in a makeshift office behind bars in Catalonia

Brexit voices: ‘I remain optimistic that sanity will prevail’
Sweden

Brexit voices: ‘I remain optimistic that sanity will prevail’

Brexit: ‘So many questions, but still no answers’
Spain

Brexit: ‘So many questions, but still no answers’

The 15 absolute worst things about living in Italy
Italy

The 15 absolute worst things about living in Italy

Where do multinational families like mine belong amid growing nationalism?
Sweden

Where do multinational families like mine belong amid growing nationalism?

Opinion: Protectionism and nationalism won’t stop startups
Sweden

Opinion: Protectionism and nationalism won’t stop startups

Opinion: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede
Sweden

Opinion: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy
Denmark

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy

Will Swedish values survive the next two weeks?
Sweden

Will Swedish values survive the next two weeks?

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem
Sweden

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’
Sweden

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

How I came to appreciate Malmö’s underdog charm
Sweden

How I came to appreciate Malmö’s underdog charm

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election
Sweden

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

Swedish election: politicians, where’s the vision?
Sweden

Swedish election: politicians, where’s the vision?

‘Political participation of migrants in Sweden is important for the quality of democracy’
Sweden

‘Political participation of migrants in Sweden is important for the quality of democracy’

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?
Sweden

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?

Opinion: Sweden’s healthcare system lets down victims of sexual violence
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden’s healthcare system lets down victims of sexual violence

Opinion: ‘Sweden’s wildfires are everyone’s business’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Sweden’s wildfires are everyone’s business’

‘The magic of Mamma Mia is in the unconditional love of family’
Sweden

‘The magic of Mamma Mia is in the unconditional love of family’

Opinion: Stop looking at your mobile phone while you’re on vacation
Sweden

Opinion: Stop looking at your mobile phone while you’re on vacation

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs
Sweden

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs

‘We immigrants mustn’t silence problems of gender inequality’
Sweden

‘We immigrants mustn’t silence problems of gender inequality’

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?
Denmark

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

Why Putin’s swearing-in ceremony showed Germany’s key role in Russia relations
Germany

Why Putin’s swearing-in ceremony showed Germany’s key role in Russia relations

Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish
Sweden

Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish

What’s the environmental impact of Sweden’s new electric road?
Sweden

What’s the environmental impact of Sweden’s new electric road?

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever
Italy

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever

As a Brit, hearing Germans talk about Russia makes me want to bang my head off a wall
Germany

As a Brit, hearing Germans talk about Russia makes me want to bang my head off a wall

OPINION: Snus, the disgusting Swedish habit I just can’t stand
Sweden

OPINION: Snus, the disgusting Swedish habit I just can’t stand

OPINION: It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives
Denmark

OPINION: It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year
Germany

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year

Opinion: Proposed law change threatens to erode Sweden’s press freedom
Sweden

Opinion: Proposed law change threatens to erode Sweden’s press freedom

Opinion: Sweden needs change to stop cashless future creating problems in time of crisis
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden needs change to stop cashless future creating problems in time of crisis

What can Scandinavia learn from Canada on immigration?

What can Scandinavia learn from Canada on immigration?

‘Banning mobile phones in Swedish schools is as obvious as banning smoking’
Sweden

‘Banning mobile phones in Swedish schools is as obvious as banning smoking’

‘Stop deporting skilled migrants!’ Swedish CEOs say
Sweden

‘Stop deporting skilled migrants!’ Swedish CEOs say

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark
Denmark

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

Abortion in Germany – ‘where providing information is a crime’
Germany

Abortion in Germany – ‘where providing information is a crime’

From frugality to fika: How Ikea exported a certain image of Sweden
Sweden

From frugality to fika: How Ikea exported a certain image of Sweden

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

‘Those who manage to get out of Afghanistan should be given the benefit of the doubt’
Sweden

‘Those who manage to get out of Afghanistan should be given the benefit of the doubt’

‘We can never forget – we must defend democracy and human rights’
Sweden

‘We can never forget – we must defend democracy and human rights’

OPINION: How to make Denmark global and local
Denmark

OPINION: How to make Denmark global and local

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany
Germany

It’s time we stop asking ‘where are you from?’ in Germany

Why neo-Nazi thriller ‘In the Fade’ doesn’t deserve to win an Oscar
Germany

Why neo-Nazi thriller ‘In the Fade’ doesn’t deserve to win an Oscar

Opinion: Lessons from Sweden in sustainable business
Sweden

Opinion: Lessons from Sweden in sustainable business

Opinion: Here’s how we can prevent a backlash to the #MeToo movement in Sweden
Sweden

Opinion: Here’s how we can prevent a backlash to the #MeToo movement in Sweden

OPINION: How does Denmark have better healthcare than the US for less money?
Denmark

OPINION: How does Denmark have better healthcare than the US for less money?

Opinion: ‘Give half of research grants to women, then we’ll have more women Nobel Prize winners’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘Give half of research grants to women, then we’ll have more women Nobel Prize winners’

‘There’s no need to join a gym when your nursery run is 30 minutes by bike’
Denmark

‘There’s no need to join a gym when your nursery run is 30 minutes by bike’

‘Why Sweden’s #MeToo wave is not despite but because of its gender equality’
Sweden

‘Why Sweden’s #MeToo wave is not despite but because of its gender equality’

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation
Denmark

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation

OPINION: Norway, Scotland and St. Andrew’s Day
Norway

OPINION: Norway, Scotland and St. Andrew’s Day

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’
Sweden

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’

Opinion: Yes, poverty exists in Sweden, but it has been made invisible
Sweden

Opinion: Yes, poverty exists in Sweden, but it has been made invisible

Opinion: Racism alone does not explain far-right school attack
Sweden

Opinion: Racism alone does not explain far-right school attack

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress
Switzerland

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’
Spain

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’

Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress
Germany

Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress

How Brexit made me quit my job, pack up my life and move to Sweden
Sweden

How Brexit made me quit my job, pack up my life and move to Sweden

How family-friendly Sweden opens up art and culture to all ages
Sweden

How family-friendly Sweden opens up art and culture to all ages

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?
Denmark

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

Opinion: Why Sweden should care about boys falling behind in school
Sweden

Opinion: Why Sweden should care about boys falling behind in school

Opinion: Getting foreign-born Swedes to vote in 2018 should be a key issue
Sweden

Opinion: Getting foreign-born Swedes to vote in 2018 should be a key issue

‘Loved by people, hated by the system’: An immigrant’s tale of Sweden
Sweden

‘Loved by people, hated by the system’: An immigrant’s tale of Sweden

Analysis: Why Nordea is no Agent Smith but Commander Data
Sweden

Analysis: Why Nordea is no Agent Smith but Commander Data

Finding community – and intolerance – among immigrants in Sweden
Sweden

Finding community – and intolerance – among immigrants in Sweden

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’
Sweden

‘We had forgotten how lucky we are to live in Sweden… until we went abroad’

‘There is a window of opportunity to recruit in new ways in Sweden’
Sweden

‘There is a window of opportunity to recruit in new ways in Sweden’

‘Honour violence is a crime. There’s nothing honourable about it’
Sweden

‘Honour violence is a crime. There’s nothing honourable about it’

How European academics are feeling about life in Britain a year after Brexit vote
Spain

How European academics are feeling about life in Britain a year after Brexit vote

‘Sweden needs an honest conversation about immigration and integration’
Sweden

‘Sweden needs an honest conversation about immigration and integration’

‘Sweden has come out of every challenge victorious and better than before’
Sweden

‘Sweden has come out of every challenge victorious and better than before’

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?
Denmark

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism
Denmark

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism

Opinion: This is Zlatan’s secret to success
Sweden

Opinion: This is Zlatan’s secret to success

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life
Denmark

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life

Opinion: We must deal with this attack in a very Swedish way
Sweden

Opinion: We must deal with this attack in a very Swedish way

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants
Sweden

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants

Multiculturalism in Sweden: an Indian’s perspective
Sweden

Multiculturalism in Sweden: an Indian’s perspective

‘Brexit can make Italy great again – but it needs to act fast’
Italy

‘Brexit can make Italy great again – but it needs to act fast’

‘Do not buy into the lies spread about Sweden’
Sweden

‘Do not buy into the lies spread about Sweden’

Sweden: What’s the problem?
Sweden

Sweden: What’s the problem?

‘Stop telling expat Remainers to come home – it’s not that simple’
Italy

‘Stop telling expat Remainers to come home – it’s not that simple’

Why we must stop seeing far-right terrorists as lone wolf offenders
Sweden

Why we must stop seeing far-right terrorists as lone wolf offenders

‘I’m not a quitter, but what have I done to deserve this?’
Sweden

‘I’m not a quitter, but what have I done to deserve this?’

Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump’s lead
Sweden

Opinion: Why the West should not follow Trump’s lead

‘2016 was a crappy year, but here’s why there’s hope’
Sweden

‘2016 was a crappy year, but here’s why there’s hope’

The problem with Snow White, and what Sweden can teach us about gender
Sweden

The problem with Snow White, and what Sweden can teach us about gender

Opinion: ‘We must use knowledge to fight the threats our world faces’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘We must use knowledge to fight the threats our world faces’

‘We can talk about multiculturalism without devolving into hatred’
Sweden

‘We can talk about multiculturalism without devolving into hatred’

Opinion: It’s time to make exercise at work compulsory
Sweden

Opinion: It’s time to make exercise at work compulsory

OPINION: ‘Swedish Lucia ad racism is shocking and hypocritical’
Sweden

OPINION: ‘Swedish Lucia ad racism is shocking and hypocritical’

Six things I’ve learned after six months in Sweden
Sweden

Six things I’ve learned after six months in Sweden

How Swedish writing reflects benefits of shorter work day
Sweden

How Swedish writing reflects benefits of shorter work day

Five ways to boost Sweden’s sharing economy
Sweden

Five ways to boost Sweden’s sharing economy

‘We need to defend the transatlantic economic link’
Sweden

‘We need to defend the transatlantic economic link’

Stop treating Norrland like a monkey in a zoo
Sweden

Stop treating Norrland like a monkey in a zoo

‘They call themselves clowns, but they are not’
Sweden

‘They call themselves clowns, but they are not’

‘Superficial positivity dominates our lives’
Sweden

‘Superficial positivity dominates our lives’

‘Swedish politics not immune to grassroots movements’
Sweden

‘Swedish politics not immune to grassroots movements’

Swedish leaders need to be prepared for tech challenges
Sweden

Swedish leaders need to be prepared for tech challenges

‘More men must stand up against abuse in Sweden’
Sweden

‘More men must stand up against abuse in Sweden’

Foreign postgrads caught in the middle of poor legislation
Sweden

Foreign postgrads caught in the middle of poor legislation

‘I’m one of those people who don’t know where they belong’
Sweden

‘I’m one of those people who don’t know where they belong’

‘Sweden must act now to stop online piracy’
Sweden

‘Sweden must act now to stop online piracy’

‘We don’t know how Brexit will affect our time in Sweden’
Sweden

‘We don’t know how Brexit will affect our time in Sweden’

‘If Germany could vote, Hillary would win hands down’
Germany

‘If Germany could vote, Hillary would win hands down’

‘Avoiding the sun is as dangerous as smoking’
Sweden

‘Avoiding the sun is as dangerous as smoking’

How to calm down: get off Facebook and start talking
Sweden

How to calm down: get off Facebook and start talking

The eight ingredients that created the Swedish model
Sweden

The eight ingredients that created the Swedish model

This is how Stockholm could benefit from Brexit
Sweden

This is how Stockholm could benefit from Brexit

‘Why we should back foreign entrepreneurs in Sweden’
Sweden

‘Why we should back foreign entrepreneurs in Sweden’

‘This is why Sweden and the Nordics fear Brexit’
Sweden

‘This is why Sweden and the Nordics fear Brexit’

What Britain has yet to learn from Germany
Germany

What Britain has yet to learn from Germany

Why Denmark cares more than you think
Denmark

Why Denmark cares more than you think

German war graves are being desecrated on TV
Germany

German war graves are being desecrated on TV

‘Swedes, stop being shocked foreign graduates move here!’
Sweden

‘Swedes, stop being shocked foreign graduates move here!’

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’
Denmark

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’

‘Networking in Sweden needs more guanxi’
Sweden

‘Networking in Sweden needs more guanxi’

ANALYSIS: Is France heading back into lockdown?
France

ANALYSIS: Is France heading back into lockdown?

‘Sweden needs more free speech, not less’
Sweden

‘Sweden needs more free speech, not less’

‘Sweden’s lead as tech nation could fade away’
Sweden

‘Sweden’s lead as tech nation could fade away’

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’
Sweden

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’

‘I do it for my children, not for feminism’
Sweden

‘I do it for my children, not for feminism’

ANALYSIS: Why have so many in Marseille rebelled against French government health measures?
France

ANALYSIS: Why have so many in Marseille rebelled against French government health measures?

Will robots take over your job in Sweden?
Sweden

Will robots take over your job in Sweden?

OPINION: When France banned the burqa it ‘created a monster’
France

OPINION: When France banned the burqa it ‘created a monster’

‘Joining the right startup is worth the gamble’
Sweden

‘Joining the right startup is worth the gamble’

‘Moving to Sweden has made me more feminist’
Sweden

‘Moving to Sweden has made me more feminist’

Why cutting hours could boost Swedish firms
Sweden

Why cutting hours could boost Swedish firms

‘Sweden should target women extremists more’
Sweden

‘Sweden should target women extremists more’

‘Sweden should help foreign entrepreneurs’
Sweden

‘Sweden should help foreign entrepreneurs’

Five things you never get used to in Sweden
Sweden

Five things you never get used to in Sweden

‘Swedes, you need to talk about immigration’
Sweden

‘Swedes, you need to talk about immigration’

‘Let’s promote nudity in a healthy way’
Sweden

‘Let’s promote nudity in a healthy way’

‘We can’t spend a whole year waiting for summer’
Sweden

‘We can’t spend a whole year waiting for summer’

‘Meat tax could secure future of Swedish farms’
Sweden

‘Meat tax could secure future of Swedish farms’

‘Immigrants could be Sweden’s top resource’
Sweden

‘Immigrants could be Sweden’s top resource’

‘Trust not taxes have made Sweden a success’
Sweden

‘Trust not taxes have made Sweden a success’

‘Swedish equality culture is killing career growth’
Sweden

‘Swedish equality culture is killing career growth’

‘Sweden’s smug wisdom of neutrality is a farce’
Sweden

‘Sweden’s smug wisdom of neutrality is a farce’

‘Cutting immigration could limit casual racism’
Sweden

‘Cutting immigration could limit casual racism’

‘Swedes are great friends but terrible strangers’
Sweden

‘Swedes are great friends but terrible strangers’

‘Time to free Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak’
Sweden

‘Time to free Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak’

‘Sweden is ruled by unelected policy plotters’
Sweden

‘Sweden is ruled by unelected policy plotters’

‘Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment’
Sweden

‘Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment’

Swedish firms must learn from Saudi business row
Sweden

Swedish firms must learn from Saudi business row

Homeless to ‘skip’ long rental queues in capital
Sweden

Homeless to ‘skip’ long rental queues in capital

‘Sweden has to act now to solve housing crisis’
Sweden

‘Sweden has to act now to solve housing crisis’

‘Sweden is not some kind of equality paradise’
Sweden

‘Sweden is not some kind of equality paradise’

Sweden should ban free ‘slavery’ job trials
Sweden

Sweden should ban free ‘slavery’ job trials

OPINION: China’s attacks on Sweden are unacceptable in a democracy
Sweden

OPINION: China’s attacks on Sweden are unacceptable in a democracy

Wallets, weather, age trouble Germans most
Germany

Wallets, weather, age trouble Germans most

Should Germany ban the burqa?
Germany

Should Germany ban the burqa?

ANALYSIS: Going on holiday in Spain this summer? Then expect the unexpected
Spain

ANALYSIS: Going on holiday in Spain this summer? Then expect the unexpected

ANALYSIS: Spain is not the US but it is in denial about racism
Spain

ANALYSIS: Spain is not the US but it is in denial about racism

ANALYSIS: Why Barcelona will have to change to survive impact of pandemic
Spain

ANALYSIS: Why Barcelona will have to change to survive impact of pandemic

ANALYSIS: People in Spain are nervous about a second wave, but it’s not all bad news
Spain

ANALYSIS: People in Spain are nervous about a second wave, but it’s not all bad news

ANALYSIS: What it’s like living in Spain as fears of a second wave become real
Spain

ANALYSIS: What it’s like living in Spain as fears of a second wave become real

OPINION: ‘Just when Brits in Spain thought we could relax the next spanner is thrown in the works’
Spain

OPINION: ‘Just when Brits in Spain thought we could relax the next spanner is thrown in the works’

OPINION: Brexit causes yet more money worries for Brits in Spain
Spain

OPINION: Brexit causes yet more money worries for Brits in Spain

‘Fracking won’t save Germany from Putin’
Germany

‘Fracking won’t save Germany from Putin’

ANALYSIS: The danger is France’s Covid-19 strategy could fail on both counts
France

ANALYSIS: The danger is France’s Covid-19 strategy could fail on both counts

Power points: What I learned driving 1,777km through France in an electric car
France

Power points: What I learned driving 1,777km through France in an electric car

ANALYSIS: Will Macron’s €100,000,000,000 rescue plan be enough to save France?
France

ANALYSIS: Will Macron’s €100,000,000,000 rescue plan be enough to save France?

Russia tests Germany’s new foreign policy
Germany

Russia tests Germany’s new foreign policy

Merkel toppled from popularity throne
Germany

Merkel toppled from popularity throne

The pain of Merkel’s S&M government
Germany

The pain of Merkel’s S&M government

Most Norwegians oppose new private schools
Norway

Most Norwegians oppose new private schools

‘Put Germany’s flagship projects in private hands’
Germany

‘Put Germany’s flagship projects in private hands’

How will NSA spying hit US-German relations?
Germany

How will NSA spying hit US-German relations?

‘Germany plays a larger role than people think’
Germany

‘Germany plays a larger role than people think’

‘Germany can’t produce a Breaking Bad’
Germany

‘Germany can’t produce a Breaking Bad’

Does Germany have the education edge?
Germany

Does Germany have the education edge?

‘Burkini ruling shows weakness of schools’
Germany

‘Burkini ruling shows weakness of schools’

‘Germany must give Greece more help’
Germany

‘Germany must give Greece more help’

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Sweden

Throwing taxpayers’ money into the trash

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Sweden

‘Social Democrats invited known anti-Semite to seminar’

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Sweden

Christian Democrats signal Swedish shift to nuclear power

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Sweden

Europe needs to clean up its act

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Sweden

Challenging the Nordic labour market model

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Sweden

Don’t write off the government yet

Swedish journalists ‘more left-wing than public’
Sweden

Swedish journalists ‘more left-wing than public’

Reinfeldt should listen to criticism from business owners
Sweden

Reinfeldt should listen to criticism from business owners

‘Dagens Nyheter owes me an apology for racist slur’
Sweden

‘Dagens Nyheter owes me an apology for racist slur’

Bending the rules: Sweden in transition
Sweden

Bending the rules: Sweden in transition

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Sweden

Green Party policies fail to tackle emissions

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Sweden

Sweden should look to US for welfare solutions

Kiss me, I’m Swedish
Sweden

Kiss me, I’m Swedish

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Sweden

Immigrants and the young: Left behind by Swedish left?

Where have all the Sami gone?
Sweden

Where have all the Sami gone?

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music
Sweden

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music

Confessions of a computer game addict
Sweden

Confessions of a computer game addict

Finding the toilet in Stockholm
Sweden

Finding the toilet in Stockholm

‘How do you like it here in Sweden?’
Sweden

‘How do you like it here in Sweden?’

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Sweden

Reports of routine Swedish racism ‘grossly exaggerated’

Stagnation in your Swedish town? Blame Florida
Sweden

Stagnation in your Swedish town? Blame Florida

‘Taxes still too high in Sweden’
Sweden

‘Taxes still too high in Sweden’

Smacking kids is never acceptable: Swedish politician
Sweden

Smacking kids is never acceptable: Swedish politician

In defence of the eighties generation
Sweden

In defence of the eighties generation

Murder in the laundry room
Sweden

Murder in the laundry room

‘Inflexible welfare model keeping young Swedes out of work’
Sweden

‘Inflexible welfare model keeping young Swedes out of work’

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Sweden

‘Every wasted krona amounts to theft’

‘A Madrid Olympics means more jobs ‘
Spain

‘A Madrid Olympics means more jobs ‘

What I learned travelling from Sweden through Europe in corona times
Sweden

What I learned travelling from Sweden through Europe in corona times

Why does Sweden have a salad dressing named ‘Rhode Island’?
Sweden

Why does Sweden have a salad dressing named ‘Rhode Island’?

ANALYSIS: What next for the French regions facing a possible second wave?
France

ANALYSIS: What next for the French regions facing a possible second wave?

ANALYSIS: Is France heading towards a second wave of coronavirus infections?
France

ANALYSIS: Is France heading towards a second wave of coronavirus infections?

Opinion: Sweden’s migration law is a blow to Swedes and their families overseas
Sweden

Opinion: Sweden’s migration law is a blow to Swedes and their families overseas

Coronavirus in France: Is the worst over or is this just a ‘summer break’?
France

Coronavirus in France: Is the worst over or is this just a ‘summer break’?

EXPLAINED: What the criminal investigation into France’s handling of coronavirus means
France

EXPLAINED: What the criminal investigation into France’s handling of coronavirus means

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

OPINION: Macron has been proved right so far – and lucky – on lifting lockdown
France

OPINION: Macron has been proved right so far – and lucky – on lifting lockdown

ANALYSIS: The nervous wait to see if France got its lockdown strategy right
France

ANALYSIS: The nervous wait to see if France got its lockdown strategy right

OPINION: Many in France need to stop shouting and acknowledge the government’s successes in fighting coronavirus
France

OPINION: Many in France need to stop shouting and acknowledge the government’s successes in fighting coronavirus

OPINION: How can we compare France’s coronavirus death toll when countries are playing by different rules?
France

OPINION: How can we compare France’s coronavirus death toll when countries are playing by different rules?

ANALYSIS: Why coronavirus could cause an outbreak of very nasty politics in France
France

ANALYSIS: Why coronavirus could cause an outbreak of very nasty politics in France

View from Rome’s rooftops: Singing offers hope but it doesn’t hide fear and frustration
Italy

View from Rome’s rooftops: Singing offers hope but it doesn’t hide fear and frustration

What is it with Italians and bottled water?
Italy

What is it with Italians and bottled water?

ANALYSIS: We may be several weeks away from an end to French pension strikes
France

ANALYSIS: We may be several weeks away from an end to French pension strikes

ANALYSIS: Pension concessions will not end French strikes, but they could now run out of steam
France

ANALYSIS: Pension concessions will not end French strikes, but they could now run out of steam

OPINION: Macron’s pension reforms are justified, but he has failed to persuade France
France

OPINION: Macron’s pension reforms are justified, but he has failed to persuade France

OPINION: What is it with Italians and sushi?
Italy

OPINION: What is it with Italians and sushi?

How we brought a slice of British cooking to our Swedish home
Sweden

How we brought a slice of British cooking to our Swedish home

Five Star Movement has abandoned its promises to protect Italy’s environment: activists
Italy

Five Star Movement has abandoned its promises to protect Italy’s environment: activists

OPINION: Why Matteo Salvini needs to stop dressing up as a firefighter
Italy

OPINION: Why Matteo Salvini needs to stop dressing up as a firefighter

What getting deported from Sweden (twice) taught me about life and business
Sweden

What getting deported from Sweden (twice) taught me about life and business

Opinion: ‘So I’m not THAT type of immigrant? I’ve heard that before’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘So I’m not THAT type of immigrant? I’ve heard that before’

‘Please stop calling east Germans racists. Sit down and listen to them’
Germany

‘Please stop calling east Germans racists. Sit down and listen to them’

Opinion: ‘New EU migrant processing centres must avoid inhumanity of ‘hotspots’ in Greece and Italy’
Italy

Opinion: ‘New EU migrant processing centres must avoid inhumanity of ‘hotspots’ in Greece and Italy’

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’
Denmark

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?
Denmark

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’
Germany

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’

Refugees welcome? How UK and Sweden compare on education for young migrants
Sweden

Refugees welcome? How UK and Sweden compare on education for young migrants

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’
Sweden

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

We love Europe, so give us the passports to prove it
Sweden

We love Europe, so give us the passports to prove it

‘Male rape should be taken more seriously’
Sweden

‘Male rape should be taken more seriously’

‘Integration is about more than a language and a job’
Sweden

‘Integration is about more than a language and a job’

‘Sweden is the most extreme country in the world’
Sweden

‘Sweden is the most extreme country in the world’

Why Britain’s European best friend is fretting about Brexit
Sweden

Why Britain’s European best friend is fretting about Brexit

‘Why all of Sweden needs to fight extremism’
Sweden

‘Why all of Sweden needs to fight extremism’

‘It’s stupid to think expats in France will be better off’
France

‘It’s stupid to think expats in France will be better off’

Germany can’t impose its values on refugees
Germany

Germany can’t impose its values on refugees

Majority say Germany can’t ‘manage’ refugees
Germany

Majority say Germany can’t ‘manage’ refugees

‘Refugees can contribute to culture and politics’
Sweden

‘Refugees can contribute to culture and politics’

Germany takes refugees because it cares
Germany

Germany takes refugees because it cares

‘There is nothing grand about this coalition’
Germany

‘There is nothing grand about this coalition’

‘Germany must say yes to more immigrants’
Germany

‘Germany must say yes to more immigrants’

Should Germany have a minimum wage?
Germany

Should Germany have a minimum wage?

‘It was racist to stop refugee luggage porters’
Germany

‘It was racist to stop refugee luggage porters’

Strange foods, and how to find them
Sweden

Strange foods, and how to find them

The day the milk stood still
Sweden

The day the milk stood still