'It would encourage people who are afraid of losing their benefits to take short-term jobs'
The report ranks the UK as the bloc’s third most meddling country - below Finland and Sweden - when it comes to regulating citizens private lives
Some countries allow drivers to exchange their licences with no extra tests, but others require drivers to take another test to get their new licence
Hard to believe and yet true, it’s a hell of a lot lighter on the public purse than a means test
Susie Mesure reveals how to eat, drink and party through the dark days and long nights
Prime Minister made the comments ahead of a major corruption conference being hosted in London
The programme has helped Finland secure one of the lowest infant mortalilty rates in the world
Man who started the campaign says move 'would barely be noticeable
Just how much truth is there in the popular idea of Nordic exceptionalism?
Brighten up the darkest part of the year with a holiday. Whether you prefer to seek the snow or flee to warmer climes, Emily Rose Mawson has some tips
The images are part of a documentary released in 2008.
Climbing frozen waterfalls, diving under frozen lakes, and rallying to hunt for the aurora borealis are just some of the things in the job description
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Study shows how humans all feel certain emotions in specific body parts, regardless of language or location
View from the sofa: Idris Elba: King of Speed, BBC 2
England bowler has fallen off the radar since tinkering with his run-up but says he is almost back to his best