The Pirate Bay verdict: the reactions

The Pirate Bay verdict: the reactions

The jail sentences for the founders of The Pirate Bay have attracted wide international attention, with file sharers and copyright holders around the world trying to work out their significance. While entertainment industry bosses are delighted, some experts wonder whether it will make any difference.

Pirate Bay guilty

Pirate Bay guilty

The four men connected with The Pirate Bay were found guilty of being accessories to copyright infringement by a Swedish court on Friday, delivering a symbolic victory in the entertainment industry’s efforts to put a stop to the sharing of copyrighted material on the internet.

Russia parody Tingeling tops charts for fourth week

Russia parody Tingeling tops charts for fourth week

A song labelled "disgusting" by the Russian Embassy in Stockholm remain on top of the Swedish pop charts for the fourth week in succession.

Foreigners buying up more Swedish holiday homes

Foreigners buying up more Swedish holiday homes

An increasing share Sweden’s holiday homes are owned by foreigners, according to new statistics.

Winner chosen for Stockholm’s New Slussen project

Winner chosen for Stockholm’s New Slussen project

Representatives from the city of Stockholm on Friday announced the winning design for a planned redesign of the city’s Slussen transit hub.

Edwin stars to sink Reymers

Edwin stars to sink Reymers

Reymersholm IK 0-3 Långholmen FC Colm Kenny 23 mins, Mattias Larsson 44 mins, Chris Allen 88 mins

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Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Twenty years on from the release of The Stone Roses' debut album (Friday, Stockholm) maybe it's time to kick off another summer of love with the help of the Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, April 18

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, April 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, April 18

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, April 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, April 18

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Swedish town dumps idea of anniversary toilets

Swedish town dumps idea of anniversary toilets

An employee who chose a new toilet to mark his 25 years of service for a municipality in southern Sweden has officials in Gnosjö rethinking the rules for how it honours faithful workers.

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Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, April 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Sony Ericsson losses prompt job cuts

Sony Ericsson losses prompt job cuts

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson announced plans on Friday to slash 2,000 more jobs after posting a loss of €293 million ($384 million) in the first quarter of 2009.

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Gaming monopoly loses name dispute with treatment centre

A treatment centre for gambling addicts in southern Sweden, has beaten state gambling monopoly Svenska Spel in a naming dispute.

Fire erupts onboard nuke plant boat hotel

Fire erupts onboard nuke plant boat hotel

A fire onboard a passenger ferry used to house workers at the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southern Sweden forced the evacuation 240 people late Thursday night.

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Court denies appeal to overturn Stockholm metro contract

A bid by France’s Veolia Transport to contest its loss of a contract to operate the Stockholm metro has been rejected by a Swedish court, the company announced on Thursday.