Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, famous for being The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is now starring in US crime tale The Drop. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Noomi Rapace knows how to make an entrance. That happens with movie stars. More unusually, she (or her staff) knows how to set an enticing mise-en-(...)

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Voting  in Stockholm  during yesterday’s   general election. Photograph: Jonas Ekstromer/ AP/TT

When Tobias Hübinette started an early incarnation of Expo magazine in 1995, neither he nor his early backer, Swedish journalist and activist Stieg La(...)

For two decades the fiery 66-year-old Gudrun Schyman has been a famous, even notorious, figure in Swedish politics.

Gudrun Schyman’s stump speech is in full flow in the pedestrian zone of Solna, north of Stockholm, when the black Volvo estate noses its way through t(...)

Police search a black youth in Notting Hill during race riots in 1958, subject of Laura Wilson’s The Riot. Photograph: Knoote/Getty Images

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