Back when Brexit was first mooted (ah, remember those halcyon days?) I wrote a piece which suggested that one of the many, unconsidered, consequences (...)

Technology Ireland  voiced concerns about a decline in the number of students studying tech-related courses. Photograph: Getty Images

The Republic continues to have one of the lowest rates for start-ups in Europe, and the situation will not improve unless the Government takes concret(...)

The scene outside the hostel in Stockholm on September 2nd. Image: Screengrab from Guardian video

A disagreement between Chinese tourists and a hostel in Stockholm over check-in time has turned into a diplomatic spat between China and Sweden, with (...)

Swedish police officers near the scene where a truck crashed into a department store in central Stockholm. Photograph: EPA

The European Union and countries across the continent offered Sweden support and solidarity on Friday following what the Swedish government said appea(...)

A recent study  found  a child’s cognitive skills are improved  by spending more time with their mothers between the ages of three and seven

In a recent opinion poll carried out by Amárach research, the Iona Institute (of which I am a patron) asked this question: “If money were no object, a(...)

Yoshinori Ohsumi, who was awarded the Nobel prize for medicine

Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content, whic(...)

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange squints in the sunlight as he prepares to speak from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a UN panel rule(...)

Detective Inspector Kajsa Wahlberg: “Prostitution is viewed as violence against women, and the majority of women in this world are hurt by it – physically and mentally.”

Proposed legislation to criminalise the purchase of sex must also decriminalise prostitution, a Swedish expert on such legislation has said Detective (...)

‘Decriminalisation of both the purchasers of sex and the sex workers ensures an environment with better supports and protections for everyone.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Sex workers globally celebrated when Amnesty International recently passed a resolution to develop a policy on the decriminalisation of sex work. M(...)

Petrobras headquarters in Rio de Janeiro: the Brazilian oil group’s share price dropped 43 per cent last year. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

One of Sweden’s largest investors has pledged to take direct legal action against Petrobras, becoming the third large investor to seek damages individ(...)

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