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Swedish Politician Wants People To Take Sex Breaks From Work

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.23.2017 | World

Need an excuse to move to Sweden? Here’s a saucy one. A councillor for the town of Övertorneå wants Swedes in his town to take a one-hour paid bre...

A Swedish Politician Is Advocating For Paid Breaks For Sex During Work Hours

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.23.2017 | World

Per-Erik Muskos, a 42-year-old local council member for Övertorneå in northern Sweden, proposed this week that Swedes should take a one-hour paid br...

One Syrian Refugee's Story of Death, Destruction... and Life

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 02.23.2017 | World
Michael Rosenblum

In 1952, The Diary of Anne Frank was first published in the United State and Britain, becoming an instant best-seller. More to the point, the book ga...

Why North Korea Is Suddenly Fascinated By Swedish Architecture

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.22.2017 | Travel
Architectural Digest

For Architectural Digest, by Nick Mafi. In many respects, Sweden and North Korea couldn't be more different. On one end of the spectrum, the Nordic c...

Donald Trump Did The World A Favor By Bringing Up Swedish Immigration

Scott Ritter | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics
Scott Ritter

As a former intelligence officer, I am a major advocate of the maxim, “facts matter.” As such, I often find myself cringing when listening to Pre...

Stephen Colbert Has The Perfect Response To Trump's Sweden Comment

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.21.2017 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert had two words for Donald Trump after the president falsely suggested a terrorist attack had happened in Sweden last week: “Never fjo...

Swedish PM Accuses Trump Of Something That Sounds Like Fake News

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.20.2017 | World

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven didn’t use one of Donald Trump’s favorite phrases, “fake news,” when he scolded the president for his rec...

Swedish Police Featured In Film Shown By Fox News Say They Were Selectively Edited

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics

Two Swedish police officers who appeared in a short film recently highlighted by Fox News ― which appeared to give the president of the United State...

'Pray For Sweden,' Twitter Users Giggle After Trump's Latest Stumble

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics

Another day, another false alarm from the president — and then a welcome stretch of comic relief on Twitter. Donald Trump’s apparent assertion at ...

Donald Trump Goes Meatballs With 'Last Night In Sweden' Claim

Tommy Campbell | Posted 02.20.2017 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

Tired of being confronted by reporters and the job of actually being President, man-child Donald Trump decided he needed a huge ego boost and a chance...

Swedes Disliked Donald Trump Even Before His 'Last Night In Sweden' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.19.2017 | World

President Donald Trump seemed to suggest to his supporters at a rally on Saturday that something horrible had happened the previous night in Sweden, w...

Donald Trump Appears To Make Up Sweden Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump falsely suggested at a Florida rally Saturday that Sweden had suffered a terror attack the previous night. After announcing tha...

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2017

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux tribe vows to keep fighting against Dakota Access Pipe...

What People In The Healthiest Countries In The World Eat For Breakfast

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 02.03.2017 | Taste

If you’re ready to break out of your breakfast routine, you might want to take a trip — at least, a virtual one — around the globe. Every year, ...

Inside Sweden's housing crisis: when renovation means eviction

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.01.2017 | HuffPost Home
The Conversation Global

There is very little chance that you'll get one of those in Sweden today. Hermann/pixabay Dominika Polanska, Uppsala University The housing shortage...

An Inside Look At The Secret Grounds Of Absolut Elyx

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel
Hugh McIntyre

"Skal" is the Swedish word for "cheers" or "good health," and it's something that greets a visitor almost everywhere they go with Absolut Elyx (image ...

This Is When You're Most Likely To Catch The Flu

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 02.06.2017 | Healthy Living

If you’re wondering when you might get the flu, a new study indicates you should keep an eye on your local weather report. According to research pub...

Europe must open up to new ideas about the secular state

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.16.2017 | Religion
The Conversation Global

Zohra Bensemra/Reuters Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute and Gurpreet Mahajan, Jawaharlal Nehru University Religion is one of the...

Russia Spread Fake News And Disinformation In Sweden, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.11.2017 | World

Russia’s propaganda machine reportedly extends far beyond its alleged interference in the U.S. elections. It also took “active measures” to exer...

Karin Mamma Andersson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.09.2017 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"If you think Rubens is crap, then don't bother with him." Karin Mamma Andersson, one of Sweden's most important contemporary painters, advises younge...

Swedish Nurse Becomes Fastest Woman Ever To Ski Solo To The South Pole

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women

A Swedish solo skier has just reached the South Pole unaided quicker than any woman has done before. And she’s not done with her record-breaking eff...

The Queen Of Sweden Says Her Palace Is Haunted

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.06.2017 | Weird News

Living in a 350-year-old royal palace probably has plenty of perks, but there might also be a downside. Queen Silvia of Sweden says Drottningholm Pala...

Climate Change This Week: Nuclear Climate Change Threat, Solar Pathways, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Here's Why You Should Never Play Golf On A Frozen Lake

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.26.2016 | Weird News

Playing golf on a frozen lake is a terrible and dangerous idea, and this video shows exactly why. In a clip reportedly filmed in Sweden on Dec. 18, an...

Avatar: 'We Are Metalheads, We Are Our Own Audience'

FaceCulture | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

With every album that Swedish metal band Avatar releases they seem to have more success. Now on album no. 6 with Feathers & Flesh, frontman Johannes E...