A Swedish pest control company has confirmed the discovery of sewer rats with an immunity to commonly used anti-rodent poisons.
Children should not start formal school lessons until they are six or seven because of the “profound damage” the current education system is causing, a group of experts has warned.
A far-fetched, 1950s noir: just perfect for the modern world
The pinafore is shaking off its classroom connotations this season in favour of a more grown-up interpretation, says Holly Swayne
Discovery indicates existence of sea-faring northern Europeans before Vikings
The number of students taking modern languages at university fell by 12 per cent for 2012/13
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will attempt to win a seat in Australian Senate elections while still confined to Ecuador’s embassy in London.
As the interest in Nordic detectives and killers wanes, publishers are looking across the Channel for the next wave of crime thrillers.
Storage is coming out of the shadows with a blaze of bright boxes and chic cupboards, says Trish Lorenz
Warg was not charged for matters related to The Pirate Bay but for fraud and illegal bank transfers
The cultural phenomenon from the region which has given us series such as The Bridge, Borgen and The Killing shows no sign of slowing
Any flight that travels over the country affected
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
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”.
The Government is considering the idea of “hospital hotels” where elderly patients can recover from illnesses or falls.
London and Lancashire clash as Wenger, Villas-Boas, Moyes and Benitez push for next season's Champions' League berths in a race that promises to go to the wire