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Elin Ersson protests deportation of Afghan asylum seeker
Life

This woman refused to take her seat on an airplane. Here’s why that’s such a big deal

Elin Ersson began live-streaming her dramatic protest after flight attendants demanded she sit down

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The important reason women in Sweden are wearing pussy bow blouses

And people are posting pics with the hashtag #SaraDanius

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Stockholm is banning sexist and racist adverts – but where does the UK stand?

This is why some ‘offensive’ ads are banned, but others aren’t

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Sweden is offering stressed people beautiful cabins in the wilderness

Yep, this would wind us down a treat

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Amy Swales
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Susan Devaney
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Ikea has a new app that lets you try furniture before you buy it

Ikea has a new app that lets you try furniture before you buy it

Travel

Embrace Stockholm Syndrome

Stylist discovers Sweden's capital is a city to savour for distinctive culture

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Amelia Trevette
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Travel

Sweden to host ‘man-free’ rock festival next year

“Since it seems to be OK to discriminate against women all the time, maybe it's OK to shut out men for three days?”

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Anna Brech
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Life

Finland has a word for getting drunk in your underwear at home

Step aside, hygge and lagom…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

Swedish women reveal the emotional benefits of working a six-hour day

How would you feel about working fewer hours for the same pay?

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Moya Crockett
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People

Donald Trump just got trolled by these Swedish feminist politicians

Does this photo remind you of anything?

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The 20 most fashionable Swedish baby names

For parents (and pet owners) searching for the perfect Nordic name

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anna Melville-James
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10 great light art festivals around the world

From Amsterdam to Australia, brighten up the dark winter with these dazzling shows