In Sweden, the longest day of the year is a very special one. It's Midsummer. Traditionally, in Sweden the Majstang pole, decorated with flowers and leaves, starts the Midsummer celebrations.
Fatih Akin's "In the Fade" has been shortlisted for the Academy Awards' best foreign language film — one out of nine films selected for the category.
When it comes to gender equality, Sweden and Denmark topped the list in a recent EU report while Greece and Hungary came in at the bottom. Germany finished in the middle of the field.
Fanny Hensel and Kurt Masur are celebrated in Felix Mendelssohn's last residence in Leipzig, just around the corner of Leipzig's famous Gewandhaus.
A plastic bicycle, Harley Davidson perfume, a Trump board game - they're all part of the repertoire at Sweden's Museum of Failure. It presents flopped innovations to show that mistakes are part of the creative process.
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