Above all, Christmas in Stockholm means candlelight and hearty food. As it gets dark here early, the city puts on an impressive light show. Typically Swedish: glögg, spicy gingerbread and Yule goats.
The battle against wildfires in Sweden is expected to continue for weeks, but that shouldn't deter tourists. Many lakes, forests and nature reserves lie outside the danger zones. What holidaymakers should know:
Elin Ersson's video protest has gone viral: Millions of people have watched how the Swedish student stopped the supposed deportation of an Afghan refugee. Many have called her a hero; others have criticized the action.
By refusing to take her seat on a flight, Elin Ersson planned to prevent the deportation of Ismail Khawari back to Afghanistan. However, the man was not on board and has now been deported after all. DW spoke with him.
Ecuadorian authorities are about to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from their London embassy, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reported. Assange was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to the US.
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