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Attitudes to nudity are somewhat more relaxed in Sweden than here at home – as I found out earlier this week in Malmo.

Why homeless men die 22 years younger

Homeless people are six times more likely to die earlier than the general population, according to new research that reveals a hidden cost of the economic downturn.

Danish 'terrorist' fights Indian extradition

A British spy turned arms dealer who nearly died in an Indian prison told a Copenhagen court yesterday how he was beaten and humiliated while serving a life sentence there.

Ancelotti's men stroll onward after quiet night at the Bridge

Chelsea 0 Copenhagen 0 (Chelsea win 2-0 on aggregate)

Wasteful Chelsea reach quarter-finals despite stalemate

Chelsea 0 FC Copenhagen 0 (Chelsea win 2-0 on aggregate)

Chelsea would have 'strength and power' to beat Barcelona says Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti believes Chelsea's superior "strength and power" can help them beat Barcelona to this season's Champions League title.

Wanted in Britain: Europe's must-see TV thrillers

A Danish crime drama is at the vanguard of a continental invasion

Terry: Our title charge rests on beating United

There is only one way in which Chelsea can prove that they have emerged from under that black cloud that has followed them for the past three months and that, as John Terry agreed on Tuesday night, is by beating Manchester United at Stamford Bridge next Tuesday.

Carlo Ancelotti turns attention to Manchester United

Carlo Ancelotti watched Chelsea cruise to the win at FC Copenhagen they so desperately needed before telling his players: "Now go and beat Manchester United".

James Lawton: On this evidence, Frenchman must be worth even more than £50m

By the time Nicolas Anelka scored his second goal - with another elegant stroke of his right foot - Ancelotti had the gift of breathing space and Torres a superb example

Ancelotti: 'We have the best strikers in Europe. Fernando's display was really good'

Carlo Ancelotti said last night that he believes he has the best strikers in Europe to choose from after he left Didier Drogba on the bench for his team's emphatic 2-0 win over Copenhagen in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie.

Squatters' paradise in Copenhagen to be closed

A freewheeling neighbourhood which has remained largely self-governing since its creation by hippie squatters four decades ago has lost out in a legal battle undertaken by the Danish government.

Confidence soars at Copenhagen for tilt at Chelsea

Spirits are high at Scandinavia's new force with their players feeling the English champions are there for the taking tonight

Ashley Cole delighted with England award

Ashley Cole believes he is finally being appreciated by fans after being voted England's player of the year for 2010 by supporters.

Gauguin's British relative disputes artist's notoriety

Painter's great-granddaughter refutes claims of rape, syphilis and paedophilia

Five suspects arrested over Danish cartoon 'massacre plot'

Militants 'planned to attack newspaper that printed images of the Prophet Mohamed'
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Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

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In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas