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iStyle: School’s out

The pinafore is shaking off its classroom connotations this season  in favour of a more grown-up interpretation, says Holly Swayne

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Why not study in Sweden?

More young Brits are choosing to do their degrees in Sweden than ever before. There's a reason for that, says Catherine Adams; it's a much better place to live and learn

Don’t like the taste of Swedes? Well neither does Volvo's new

Are Volvos too Swedish? They are, according to Li Shufu, head of the Chinese firm that bought the car manufacturer in 2010. He told a TV interview that the interiors “feel too Scandinavian”, and the management’s a bit Swedish, too, whatever that means. Volvo’s PR team has swung into action to insist Mr Shufu’s comments got lost in translation, but maybe he’s onto something. Here, Trending presents a handy guide to what is and isn’t  “too Scandinavian”.