Köttbullar, Sweden’s take on the humble meatball, are a cult. They appear in Astrid Lindgren’s books and the Muppet Show, while IKEA has made their popularity rocket around the world.
Forget Denmark and head across to Malmö, where you will be served moose steak with a side of Scandinavian history. But much more than that, the city is also a living testament to Sweden's maxim of balance — or 'lagom.'
Will Turkish meatballs now fill the plates of hungry shoppers at Swedish furniture giant Ikea? News that Sweden's iconic dish came from the Ottoman Empire set off a social media flurry that drew in a German politician.
Swedish furniture behemoth Ikea is taking longer than expected to open its first store in India, after the firm recently postponed its grand opening in Hyderabad. Analysts say it faces a long journey in a tough market.
The children's tale 'Fritzi war dabei' (Fritzi was there too) by author Hanna Schott is now in German cinemas. The film uses a child-friendly approach to explain the events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
What happens when you’re 28 years old, and you’ve achieved everything? Tonio Schachinger’s debut novel tells the story of a professional soccer player who’s part immature macho, part clever rebel
Berlin is known for creative spaces and freedom of expression. It attracts artists, musicians, and clubbers from all over the globe. But the scene is changing. The popular club Griessmuehle and techno DJ DVS1 are trying to conserve club culture.
Innovative yet influenced by tradition: Rembrandt, who died 350 years ago on October 4, has become one of the best known painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The artist had a wide social support system.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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