Swedes snap up tickets as second ‘Millennium’ film opens

Swedes snap up tickets as second ‘Millennium’ film opens

The film adaptation of the second installment of Swedish author Stieg Larsson's cult "Millennium" crime trilogy opened on Friday in theatres across Scandinavia.

Pirate Bay buyer faces bankruptcy

Pirate Bay buyer faces bankruptcy

A creditor of Global Gaming Factory X, the potential buyer of The Pirate Bay site, has asked a court in Stockholm to declare the company bankrupt.

Party distances itself from Hollywood wife

Party distances itself from Hollywood wife

The leader of Sweden's Christian Democrats has distanced himself from a Swedish Hollywood wife who described Swedish men as "tragic" for their "nappy changing" and "equality nonsense".

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Boozy antics cost Swedish major his job

A major in the Swedish army serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has lost his job following a bout of excessive drinking and sexual relations with a local woman.

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Swedish companies still struggling for funding

Swedish companies are still finding it hard to get funding on the financial markets, despite signs of economic recovery, the deputy governor of Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank has said.

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Green dildo promises earth-friendly orgasms

The makers of a new marital aid that has gone on sale in Sweden have said that their dildo is the most environmentally-friendly on the market.

Sahlin slammed for partying in Majorca

Sahlin slammed for partying in Majorca

Social Democrat party leader Mona Sahlin has been criticized for partying with celebrities in Majorca instead of staying at home to campaign in the run-up for the church elections on September 20th.

Flying logs crush Swedish man’s home – again

Flying logs crush Swedish man’s home – again

Erold Sigurdsson, 65-year-old man from northern Sweden, is once again counting his blessings and picking up the pieces after a truckload of timber slammed into his house on Thursday – for the third time.

Reinfeldt to G20: ‘Cap bank bonuses’

Reinfeldt to G20: ‘Cap bank bonuses’

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt succeeded during a summit in Brussels on Thursday in convincing European leaders to agree to push for limits on bonuses for bankers and for faster movement on climate negotiations.

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Sweden sweetens offer in bid to win Brazil fighter jet deal

Sweden upped the ante in its effort to secure a contract to sell 36 Saab Gripen fighter jets to Brazil, saying it would build 40 percent of the plane in Brazil, officials said Thursday.