Elin Ersson live-streamed her protest on the flight from Gothenburg to Turkey on Facebook.

A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport has prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden by refusing to sit(...)

The New Academy is inviting all of Sweden’s librarians to nominate authors. Photograph: iStock

The Swedish Academy is not awarding a Nobel Prize in Literature this year, but a group of Swedish cultural figures are coming together to bestow their(...)

Colm O’Connor: Has a master’s in education from a Swedish university.

Colm O’Connor moved to Sweden 17 years ago after meeting Susanne in Zimbabwe where both were working as development workers. It took the Kerryman a lo(...)

At a meeting in Ramsgate one person asked how Britain could prevent EU migrants coming across the Irish Border after Brexit. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The silverware that occupies a huge cabinet in the bar of the Royal Temple Yacht Club in Ramsgate was gleaming in the evening sun as the audience clim(...)

Demonstrators show their middle finger in a silent protest during a general election campaign by the far-right Sweden Democrats.  The party, which proposes a 90 per cent cut in immigration, is at 11 per cent in the polls. Photograph:  Janerik Henriksson/EPA

It’s a Scandinavian picture-book morning in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second city on the west coast. The oblique Nordic light gives old facades a new, vita(...)

Bursts of activity every so often will only get you so far - it is the ongoing commitment to an exercise programme that makes the difference.
Consistency is the key
  • Health
  • October 23, 2013, 10:03

I was reading an article during the week about exercising and I thought its premise was very relevant for this point in the Healthy Town initiative. I(...)