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David Crouch

Sweden’s indigenous people win rights battle

Sweden’s nomadic reindeer herders - the country’s only indigenous people - have won a 30-year battle for land rights.

Cold comfort for refugees in Norway

Failed asylum seekers get no chance to appeal and risk 'freezing to death' if they're deported to Russia

Efficiency up, turnover down: Sweden experiments with six-hour working day

A small group of elderly-care nurses in Sweden have made radical changes to their daily lives in an effort to improve quality and efficiency.

Slowly, Norway reclaims the land where it lost its innocence

For the first time since Breivik murdered 69 people on Utøya, the political youth group he attacked has returned to the Norwegian island to camp.

Wine never tasted so Swede

Who could have guessed that global warming would help make Sweden’s summers ripe for viticulture?

Ukraine students seek a middle way

A new colour has emerged in Ukraine's polarised political spectrum. Students in Kharkov, worried by the escalating confrontation between Viktor Yushchenko's orange revolutionaries and the blue-and-white supporters of Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich, have established a "green" movement called We Are for Peace! with the aim of bringing the two sides together

Ukraine MPs vote to cancel election result

The crisis over Ukraine's disputed presidential election deepened on Saturday as the country's parliament voted to annul the results of last week's poll and declared their lack of confidence in officials. The latest vote brings closer the prospect of the country's supreme court annulling the result and calling new elections.

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