The UK pays the second-highest minimum wage in Europe and has introduced a new National Living Wage
'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
Finns create a anti-immigrant group called the Soldiers of Odin after reported cases of harassment against women, allegedly by migrants
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
Norway says it has received no 'satisfactory' explanation from Russia about why it has sent so many refugees to Norway rather than Finland
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.
The left-arm bowler was one of very few shining lights in the Ashes whitewash defeat and will sit out the opening fixtures in Melbourne and Brisbane
Deals of the week
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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