UCL has risen to 20th place in the new Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), published today by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, making it one of only three UK universities in the top 20.
Earlier this year, British travel writer and resident of Denmark, Michael Booth, riled Guardian readers with a provocative article claiming to dispel the myth of Scandinavia as the perfect place to live. Many are now confused. Is everything we believed about the social ideals of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland a lie? Well, not entirely but we’re not all drunk serial killers either.