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How Södermalm in Stockholm went from gritty suburb to hipster hangout

The birthplace of Scandi-noir ranks as the Swedish capital’s coolest neighbourhood, but was once a down-at-heel suburb – where to eat, drink and shop, and what to see, when you’re there

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The birthplace of Scandi-noir ranks as the Swedish capital’s coolest neighbourhood, but was once a down-at-heel suburb – where to eat, drink and shop, and what to see, when you’re there

How Södermalm in Stockholm went from gritty suburb to hipster hangout
Book review: Revolutionary Russia 1891-1991, by Orlando Figes

"We want the USSR back!" was a separatist slogan heard in a restive city in eastern Ukraine, by a correspondent for a major British daily. So Orlando Figes' Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History is eerily timely.

2 Jun 2014 - 10:09AM

"We want the USSR back!" was a separatist slogan heard in a restive city in eastern Ukraine, by a correspondent for a major British daily. So Orlando Figes' Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History is eerily timely.

Book review: Revolutionary Russia 1891-1991, by Orlando Figes
City scope: bless the babas
26 Apr 2014 - 11:08PM
City scope: bless the babas
Book review: The Hotel on Place Vendôme, by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Paris has for some two centuries held an extraordinary appeal for American writers.

14 Apr 2014 - 6:25PM

Paris has for some two centuries held an extraordinary appeal for American writers.

Book review: The Hotel on Place Vendôme, by Tilar J. Mazzeo
Book review: Behind the Curve, by Joshua Howe

Forgive the puns, but global warming has been a heated topic of debate for the past couple of decades, and one that has generated a lot of hot air in academic circles and the media, while spawning many books on the contentious subject.

31 Mar 2014 - 6:00PM

Forgive the puns, but global warming has been a heated topic of debate for the past couple of decades, and one that has generated a lot of hot air in academic circles and the media, while spawning many books on the contentious subject.

Book review: Behind the Curve, by Joshua Howe
Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley

With Scotland's referendum on independence looming, this is a timely study of a country whose unwieldy title - emblazoned on my passport - betrays its disunity.

17 Mar 2014 - 6:55PM

With Scotland's referendum on independence looming, this is a timely study of a country whose unwieldy title - emblazoned on my passport - betrays its disunity.

Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley
City scope: waiting for Li
1 Mar 2014 - 11:13PM
City scope: waiting for Li
City scope: All at sea
11 Jan 2014 - 10:48PM
City scope: All at sea
Book review: Bellman & Black, by Diane Setterfield

Diane Setterfield's debut novel, 2006's The Thirteenth Tale, was a gothic masterpiece of rewarding complexity, with a beautifully embroidered plot and the power to awe.

29 Dec 2013 - 4:56PM

Diane Setterfield's debut novel, 2006's The Thirteenth Tale, was a gothic masterpiece of rewarding complexity, with a beautifully embroidered plot and the power to awe.

Book review: Bellman & Black, by Diane Setterfield
Surviving extreme conditions adds value
Technology stays in the fast lane  with stars
Fleetwood Mac
18 Apr 2004 - 12:00AM
Fleetwood Mac
Forum to explore finance issues
Franz Ferdinand
15 Feb 2004 - 12:00AM
Franz Ferdinand
Morrissey
9 May 2004 - 12:00AM
Morrissey
FROM THE VAULT: 1982
30 Nov 2003 - 12:00AM
FROM THE VAULT: 1982
Stockholm glassware
13 Mar 2005 - 12:00AM
Stockholm glassware
Second chance
31 Jan 2005 - 12:00AM
Second chance
Andy Summers
29 Feb 2004 - 12:00AM
Andy Summers
Welcome to Woking, ground zero for the HG Wells sci-fi classic
Club's fledgling members add to one big happy family
Agnetha Faltskog
16 May 2004 - 12:00AM
Agnetha Faltskog
Graceful people in Land of Smiles
Brick Lane, London
15 Jun 2005 - 12:00AM
Brick Lane, London
Copenhagen's golden kilometre
10 Apr 2005 - 12:00AM
Copenhagen's golden kilometre
Did you know?
4 Jan 2006 - 12:00AM
Did you know?
A nation on the mend after devastating blow
Copenhagen has more old world charm than new
Unique cuisine is twice blessed
Pilgrimage to magnificence
26 Jan 2006 - 12:00AM
Pilgrimage to magnificence