The 60th continent-wide contest finale between Russian star and Swedish crooner was close, but world politics may have influenced outcome
Swedish singer Måns Zelmerlöw is the winner of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Zelmerlöw took the top prize with his upbeat pop track “Heroes,” which he performed […]
Alicia Vikander looks stunning while walking the red carpet at the premiere of Macbeth during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday evening (May 23) in Cannes, France. The 26-year-old Swedish actress was in attendance at the event to support her boyfriend Michael Fassbender, who stars in the film alongside Marion Cotillard. PHOTOS: See pics [...]
America is in tit-for-tat military escalations on two fronts: China in the east and Russia in the west. On Thursday, Russian bombers flew directly towards the Swedish coastline, abruptly turning away at the last moment. This came as it was announced the US will be flying B-52s to Sweden for a major exercise. Read more...
After starring in the riveting sci-fi thriller Ex Machina, which you can still catch in theaters, Swedish actress Alicia Vikander is on the rise to stardom. Aside from being sexy and mysterious in Alex Garland’s magnificent film about...Show More Summary
At their press conference this past week, Spotify revealed that while music will always be their bread and butter, it’s time to move into new territory, starting with podcasts and video. The Swedish streaming service is going to be coming at this from all angles by working with some of [...]
Set in an alternate-reality Sweden of the 1980s and 90s, these stunning paintings remix pastoral landscapes with futuristic robots, telling a story of a world...
This baptism announcement was actually printed in the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet this week:
This week saw more speculation and controversy about the future of streaming music. Spotify announced an expansion into video, news, and fitness (and coffee), but not before leaked documents revealed the Swedish behemoth has paid Sony Music millions in advances and ad inventory that probably weren’t shared with artists. Meanwhile, Tidal has really been ramping […]
Saturday is the 308th birthday of Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who took it upon himself to classify all plants and animals on Earth. Taxonomists at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry celebrate the occasion by highlighting 10 fascinating species that were discovered...
The Swedish chain will create their first centralized operations in the Midwest with two multimillion square foot distribution centers in Joliet. [ more › ]
Swedish design studio (that also happens to be a single person) Love Hultén has created a gorgeous handmade coin-operated arcade cabinet, dubbed Pixelkabinett 42, with a folding lid. The retro-futuristic cabinet features a planetarium on the front panel and sturdy rocket-shaped feet. Hultén is also selling a total of 50 made-to-order limited versions of the […]
Guy Sebastian is keen to relive 'Tonight Again', and now Eurovision Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand has revealed to Swedish Eurovision broadcaster SVT that Australia may do Eurovision again too. News broke earlier this year that the...Show More Summary
A Swedish population study was recently published in the journal Neurology suggesting that people who experienced depression at one point in their lifetime were at greater risk for also developing Parkinson’s disease. Of the 140,688 patients in Sweden with depression over a period of 25 […]
Tennis star Tomas Berdych and Swedish brand H&M continue their fashion affair for another collaboration that highlights sports and colorful activewear. The latest lineup from Berdych includes casual tees in bright colors, adorned with the H&M logo. Show More Summary
108 Media has picked up the rights to Swedish filmmaker Christian Hallman's psychological horror film SENSORIA for all territories outside of Scandinavia. The company is presenting the film to international buyers at Cannes this week while planning to distribute it in North America later this year. Show More Summary
There was shock, horror and disbelief this week when a woman, claiming to be “Satan’s mother,” placed baptism ads for her daughter Lucy in the main Swedish newspapers. Displaying a picture of Lucy, a little girl with a rather serious...Show More Summary
Oh how we wish we were Swedish sometimes! Have you ever met a Swedish person who wasn’t totally cool? I don’t think they exist. So when we clapped eyes on Erika & Romain’s summer barn wedding at Beckershof Country Estate in Katrineholm, Sweden, we just fell in love. The long evening with glimmering light until late, […]
Swedish fighter jets have reportedly been scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea close to the Swedish border.
Sweden’s Aftonbladet newspaper on Friday identified the Islamic State (ISIL) extremist group’s alleged top recruiter in Stockholm, claiming he is the mastermind behind a recruitment base in the Swedish capital.