The first Swedish suicide bomber?

On Saturday, 11th December 2010, a man died in an explosion in the city centre of Stockholm. The authorities have not confirmed anything yet, but it is very likely that this was Sweden’s first suicide attack. Read More The first Swedish suicide bomber?

One of my favorite Christmas traditions: Nikolaus

In Germany, the night between the 5th and 6th December is not any normal night. The kids prepare for it by cleaning and polishing their winter boots. When that is done, the boots are placed outside the front door and the kids go to bed. Usually they are having trouble sleeping. They are excited. I always tried to stay awake the whole night ““ but never could. When the morning finally arrived, they rush outside to get their boots ““ which now are filled with sweets and small presents. Read More One of my favorite Christmas traditions: Nikolaus

This time, the Danes are not happy

In my last post (here), I wrote about the new immigration rules in Denmark, and how they are keeping almost every foreigner from getting a permanent residence permission ““ even those who are married to Danes. So, how does the public react to it? Read More This time, the Danes are not happy

Denmark: Welfare Paradise vs. Toughest Immigration Rules in the EU

I have been writing about this on a few sites on the interwebs and quite a few people ““ especially outside the EU ““ seem interested in the subject. Denmark, the little fairytale country with free health care and education, should it really also be the country of a badly hidden racist agenda? Read More Denmark: Welfare Paradise vs. Toughest Immigration Rules in the EU