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U.S. Ranks Low On Access To Lawyers, Report Says | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States trails most of Western Europe in protecting the right of ordinary citizens to have access to a lawyer regardless of th...

Peter, Bjorn & John's Eternal Battle With Peanut Butter & Jelly for Acronym Rights

Mark R. Collins | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment
Mark R. Collins

Shortly before going live in Studio 1A the trio of Peter, Bjorn and John send their tour manager out to a local coffee shop. Much can be discerned from what the band orders.

Runaway Moose On Loose Barges Into Swedish Retirement Home

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Officials say a moose burst through the dining room window of a retirement home in southwestern Sweden, knocking over furniture and ...

Did Sweden's King Visit Strip Clubs?

AP | By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Did the Swedish king visit strip clubs, and why did his friend seek a gangster's help to snuff out the scandal? Those questions have the ...

Countries With The Best Work-Life Balance

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.04.2011 | Business

In times of economic uncertainty, personal lives can often be forgotten to the pressures of the workplace, knocking the work-life balance out of whack...

Sailing In A Giant Duck? Whatever Floats Your Boat

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Ducks are great swimmers -- but they also make for great boats. At least according to shipbuilder Christian Bohlin, who sailed his eye-catching duc...

5 Countries with the Longest Life Expectancy: OECD

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Life expectancy is perhaps the most important measure of health. It is readily comparable across countries and asks the most fundamental question concerning health: how long can the typical person expect to live?

10 Countries With The Worst Income Inequality

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

Of all the effects of the economic crisis, perhaps one of the least visible, but most consequential has been the rising rate of income inequality arou...

23 Swedish Women Nabbed In Child Porn Probe

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — Twenty-three women and a 43-year-old man were charged Friday with child pornography offenses in what investigators say is a unique c...

Swedish Queen To Probe Father's Nazi Allegations

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden's Queen Silvia is investigating her late father's activities in Germany and Brazil during World War II to clarify reports about po...

Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.

Former British Foreign Minister Miliband: 'The West Should Work With the Taliban'

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Shortly before delivering his plan for Afghanistan, Miliband spoke with me at his office in the Houses of Parliament, where he also explained why maintaining good relations with Gaddafi was a good idea.

Swedish Queen Injured After Running From Paparazzi

AP | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden's Queen Silvia has injured her foot and wrist while dodging a persistent photographer who tried to take snapshots of her and Princ...

Ollie Frisk Skis Into Bear Den In Sweden, Lives | By Kraig Becker (RSS Feed) on Mar 30th 2011 at 8:00AM | Posted 05.30.2011 | Travel

A 12-year old Swedish boy has quite a tale to share after he accidentally skied into a bear den last Friday, much to the ire of the inhabitant, who wa...

Swedish Bank Robber Busted By Forgotten Urine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A Swedish bank robber forgot to cover his tracks and left three bottles of urine behind after hiding inside a bank vault in Cop...

Svante Arrhenius: Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The greenhouse effect and climate change have been front-page, headline-grabbing stuff for decades now. But scientists have been studying the phenomenon for more than a century, Arrhenius included.

Flattr: Think Facebook "Likes" With Cash On Top

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--ever...

Fareed Zakaria: 'Rest Of The World Has Begun To Catch Up' To U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hans Rosling of Sweden's Karolinska Institute shares some interesting data with Fareed Zakaria on CNN's upcoming special, 'Restoring the American Drea...

11 Postcards From Around the World

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kevin Richberg


Assange Loses Extradition Fight Over Rape Allegations

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in a sex crimes inquiry, a British judge ruled Thursday, rejecting claims by the WikiLeaks f...

Swedish PM's Murder Still A Mystery After 130 Confessions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — Investigators say about 130 people have confessed to the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, but the case remains unsolved ...

Stockholm Bomber Seen As Radical By His Own Mosque

AP | JILL LAWLESS and MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — At his local mosque in England, Taimour Abdulwahab alarmed elders with his extreme views on Islam. On the Internet, he posted videos of...

The Fall of Mubarak

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bianca Jagger

All Egyptians must be allowed to participate in shaping their future. The pro-democracy protesters of Egypt have succeeded in ousting Mubarak, but the struggle is not over and there is a long way to go.

WikiLeaks Founder's Attorneys Make Final UK Court Remarks

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tried a new tactic Friday in their bid to prevent his extradition to Sweden, charging that...

Enchanting Cloudberries

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kalle Bergman

When I was a kid, THE main event of the year was the annual ski trip. It was the one I looked forward to the rest of the year, and my family's favorit...