The great Swedish dance-pop star Annie is coming back next week with a new EP called Endless Vacation, and we posted its excellent sighing opener “Cara Mia” last week. This morning, Annie shared “WorkX2,” another EP track and a very different one. Where “Cara Mia” was subtle and emotive, “WorkX2? is just a big, shameless […]
Every day, thousands of refugees and migrants set off for Europe: This year alone, some 562,797 people have arrived in Europe by sea. To escape war, poverty and terror, they take immense risks, knowing they might not survive the perilous journey. Show More Summary
All photos by Ulf Celander via Dezeen By Sweden's glorious Lake Vättern, the familiar red barn and always striking greenhouse building forms have merged to create Uppgrenna Nature House, the ultimate (fantasy?) weekend getaway As Dezeen explains, Swedish firm Tailor...
For the first time the Swedish Armed forces have released a list of the nations responsible for violating the country's territory over the past five years. Despite recent media rhetoric, the statistics reveal that the US is responsible for the highest number of territory violations in recent times.
We’ve once again partnered up with Swedish headphone company Urbanears for a competition where you could win a pair of the limited edition Urbanears x ADE 2015 Zinken DJ headphones. “Zinken is a DJ headphone extraordinaire. Its full-size on-ear construction isolates you from outside noise, so you can hear deep bass and crisp mids and […]
The Swedish Migration Agency has been authorized to move refugees into temporary tent camps for winter as shelters had become overcrowded, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said at a press conference Friday.
Belarussian writer and dissident Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime. The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-oldShow More Summary
“It’s not really about a history of events. It’s a history of emotions." Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy Sara Danius said following the announcement of the award. The post Three Excerpts By This Year’s Nobel Prize In Literature Winner appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Yesterday the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Tomas Lindahl, Aziz Sancar, and Paul Modrich for their work in mapping out how cells repair damaged DNA. Their research improved our understanding of how our own cells work and helped in the development of cancer treatments, but what does it all really mean? Read more...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tomas Lindahl was eating his breakfast in England on Wednesday when the call came — ostensibly, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It occurred to him that this might be a hoax, but then the caller started speaking Swedish.
Mix a dose of Swedish minimalism with natural processes and an environmentally friendly philosophy, and you’ll be left with Olderbrother, a unisex fashion brand from Portland, Oregon. All of Olderbrother’s textiles are eco-conscious and… The post Introducing Oregon’s Olderbrother for Spring/Summer 2016 appeared first on Selectism.
London fashion label and bespoke service clothsurgeon has teamed up with luxury department store Selfridges for an exclusive set of apparel. Selvedge denim, pinstriped shirting and upcycled fabric from Swedish military jackets are all… The post clothsurgeon Creates an Exclusive Collection For Selfridges appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Johanan is a Swedish producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who burst onto the scene with one of those majestic and anthemic songs that demands your attention. His debut single “Go On (Let It Go)” popped up on Beats 1, where Zane Lowe of course called it “magic” because he’s Zane Lowe. Still, this time perhaps his […]
This year's winner of the Nobel Prize for literature is Belarusian historian and journalist Svetlana Alexievich, the Swedish Academy announced today. Best known for her groundbreaking oral history Voices From Chernobyl, Alexievich was awarded the prestigious prize "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time."... More »
the Swedish Academy calls her work chronicling Soviet life "a monument to suffering and courage in our time."
Syrian refugees in the Swedish town of Tarnsjo have complained to the police that local people had thrown stones at them and issued threats.
Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and writer, has won the Nobel Prize in Literature “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time,” the Swedish Academy announced on Thursday. Alexievich, 67, becomes the 14th woman to win the coveted literature prize, which has been awarded 107 times. Show More Summary
Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, along with Paul Modrich of the United States and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, has won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize for work on how cells repair damaged DNA. Video provided by AFP
When you see two blonde, pretty Swedish characters check into this season’s eponymous hotel and begin planning their trips to Universal Studios and complaining about Wifi, you know they won’t be around for long: Ryan Murphy and BradShow More Summary
A Belarus writer known for what Swedish Academy judges called "her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time," won the Nobel Prize for Literature Thursday, the Guardian reports. Svetlana Alexievich, 67, has made her name by instilling a journalistic style heavy on eyewitness accounts into literature...