Weihnachten ist die Zeit der Festessen. Die Essgewohnheiten während der Feiertage sind in Europa von Land zu Land verschieden. Während in Deutschland Gänsebraten als Klassiker gilt, wird in Schweden ein Buffet mit kalten und warmen Speisen bereitet.
Spotify has revolutionized the way people listen to music, but hasn't yet quelled all its critics. DW visits the streaming service's headquarters in Stockholm for a rare glimpse behind the digital curtain.
Have you ever considered a journey to the Arctic Circle? In 2014, one of Sweden's northernmost cities, Umeå, is in the spotlight as a European Capital of Culture to show that the cold isn't only a burden.
The world often looks to Scandinavia as a haven of equality, but fresh attempts in Sweden to highlight gender bias in film have led some to question whether the tradeoff could stymie creativity and culture.
The EU is expected to release a long-awaited review of its policies on air pollution before the end of the year. But experts aren't optimistic that change can be implemented ahead of EU elections in 2014.
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