’70s Swedish pop greats ABBA were one of the biggest acts of their era, and they’ve maintained their relevance, through the ridiculously successful musical and movie Mamma Mia!, as well as through a few decades of bands covering their songs. But ABBA have persistently refused all offers to reunite, to the point where it was […]
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson said Wednesday it has named longtime board member Borje Ekholm as its new CEO, in a bid to turn around the company amid a decline in the industry. The company, which has beenShow More Summary
With simulation playing a large role in designing cars, Swedish engineers are the first to make use of HoloLens augmented reality to interact with virtual parts.
The case for a soda tax—on the ballot Nov. 8 in San Francisco, Oakland, and Boulder, and promoted globally by the World Health Organization—just got stronger. In a new peer-reviewed study, Swedish researchers tracked the dietary choices...Show More Summary
AIK’s Alexander Isak By Benjamin Newman Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 08:54 All eyes on Alexander Isak For the second day running, Swedish paper Expressen have provided an update on 17-year-old AIK striker Alexander Isak. Dubbed the ‘next Zlatan Ibrahimovic’, Expressen reported that an incredible 90 scouts were in Sweden last weekend to watch Isak in action. The paper noted […]
Ericsson has appointed longtime board member Borje Ekholm as the new CEO as the Swedish networks operator struggles to improve earnings amid a decline in the industry.
Liljefors, Bruno Andreas (1860-1939) - 1891 Hooded Crows by Milton Sonn Bruno Andreas Liljefors (1860–1939) was a Swedish artist.
The Augustpriset is the leading Swedish book prize, and they've now announced the finalists in the various categories this year. Among the contenders for the 'skönlitterära' prize are books by Lars Norén and by The Helios Disaster-author (and, yes, that guy's wife), Linda Boström Knausgård. The winners will be announced 28 November.
Liljefors, Bruno Andreas (1860-1939) -1888 Weasel with Chaffinch (Private Collection) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Oil on canvas; 23.4 x 33 cm. Bruno Andreas Liljefors (1860–1939) was a Swedish artist.
The search for organizational goaltending depth has led the Kings to sign veteran Swedish goalie Anders Lindback to a professional tryout. Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi in a brief conversation Tuesday confirmed the move but said Lindback would be joining the team’s minor-league affiliate...
In 1645, near the last stage of the Thirty Years’ War, the city of Brno became famous across Europe when it managed to thwart a siege by the previously undefeated Swedish army, thanks in part to a little bit of timekeeping trickery. The Swedes laid siege to the city for nearly three months, but the citizens of Brno would not surrender. Show More Summary
Swedish minimalist fashion house and bastion of all things Scandi-chic, Acne Studios, is set to launch a two-day online sale giving fans of the brand a chance to cop hand-picked classics for as much as 75 percent off. It’ll be the first time the brand has done a sale like this in the USA, and […]
Recommended blood pressure targets for diabetics may raise stroke and heart attack complications. The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare recently raised the recommended blood pressure readings for patients with diabetics from...Show More Summary
Sitting on 300 years of history on the protected Skeppsholmen island, this eco-friendly urban lifestyle hotel which serves locally-sourced ingredients feels like a Swedish weekend retreat right in town. It exemplifies the seamless merge of Sweden’s traditional past with its cutting-edge minimalist future.
You might have all the drive in the world, but if you don't have an experienced eye to monitor your progress, you may never achieve your goals. Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson dropped that knowledge bomb in a recent Heleo Conversation with motivation expert Daniel Pink. Show More Summary
Liverpool could reportedly face competition from Manchester United in the race to sign highly rated Swedish youngster Alexander Isak. The Reds have been linked with the 17-year-old forward for some time, with Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet...Show More Summary
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Asylum seeker numbers in Sweden are set to drop to around 29,000 this year from a record 163,000 in 2015 as tougher rules imposed by the center-left government bite, the Migration Agency said on Tuesday.
There are few cars that represent middle-class suburbia better than a midsize Volvo station wagon. For decades, the boxy Swedish wagons have offered dependable, no-frills transportation for the masses. But while it's more mundane siblings...Show More Summary
Bob Dylan has not yet responded or reached out to the Swedish Academy regarding his Nobel Prize win. The New York Times reports that “[o]n Saturday, an academy member called Mr. Dylan ‘impolite and arrogant.’” More: “One can say that it is impolite and arrogant,” the member, Per Wastberg, a writer, told the Swedish newspaper […]
First reported by Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, the country’s highest court ruled on Friday that it is now illegal to fly drones with attached cameras in public places as they qualify as surveillance cameras. It’s a huge blow to Sweden’s hobbyist drone community. Hobbyists in Sweden are understandably upset, and the initial reactions are about as would be [...]Show More Summary