How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

A Swede and American tell the story of how they hatched the idea for the moniker 'Bluetooth' over beers.

Half of Viking city of Sigtuna were immigrants: study

Half of Viking city of Sigtuna were immigrants: study

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

Forgotten Stockholm whalebone pieces reveal hidden information about Viking whaling

Forgotten Stockholm whalebone pieces reveal hidden information about Viking whaling

How Sweden helped build the internet
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How Sweden helped build the internet

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Watch this Nordic Viking ship sail into New York

Watch this Nordic Viking ship sail into New York

Swedish Viking women slam ‘sexist’ slave fair

Swedish Viking women slam ‘sexist’ slave fair

Swedish museum accused of selling woman as Viking slave

Swedish museum accused of selling woman as Viking slave

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

All aboard! Nordic Viking ship ready for Atlantic voyage

All aboard! Nordic Viking ship ready for Atlantic voyage

Viking bling reveals ancient Islamic ties

Viking bling reveals ancient Islamic ties

Police launch probe after Easter ferry smash

Police launch probe after Easter ferry smash

Warm weather scuppers classic Viking ice race

Warm weather scuppers classic Viking ice race

‘Priceless’ Viking jewels nabbed in museum raid

‘Priceless’ Viking jewels nabbed in museum raid

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Stena Line back on course

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Viking Line bids for Silja Line

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250 jobs to go as Birka sells Princess

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Birka cuts 145 jobs

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Viking treasure found on Gotland

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New centre will dispel Viking myths

Viking women had sexy style

Viking women had sexy style

Viking treasure found near Arlanda

Viking treasure found near Arlanda

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure

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Novices dig up rare bronze bowl in western Sweden

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New Viking grave find in central Sweden

Man rescued from burning tent by Swedish fire-eater

Man rescued from burning tent by Swedish fire-eater

Swedish archaeologists uncover Viking-era church

Swedish archaeologists uncover Viking-era church

Intact runestone found in church car park

Intact runestone found in church car park

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‘Viking ship’ discovered in Sweden’s largest lake

Island thieves bag Viking treasure

Island thieves bag Viking treasure

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Three arrested for Viking treasure theft

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Anti-feminist ‘Viking’ community uncovered in Swedish wilds

Anti-feminist ‘Viking’ community uncovered in Swedish wilds

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way

Viking treasure looters found guilty

Viking treasure looters found guilty

New battle erupts over ‘Sweden’s Stonehenge’

New battle erupts over ‘Sweden’s Stonehenge’

Viking-era ‘piggy bank’ yields silver treasure

Viking-era ‘piggy bank’ yields silver treasure

‘Extraordinary’ shipwreck found off Swedish coast

‘Extraordinary’ shipwreck found off Swedish coast

Harsher sentences for three Viking looters

Harsher sentences for three Viking looters

Divers find ruins from Viking ‘marketplace’

Divers find ruins from Viking ‘marketplace’

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Birka Viking girl was ‘probably not Swedish’

Birka Viking girl was ‘probably not Swedish’

Swedish archaeologists find Thor’s Hammer

Swedish archaeologists find Thor’s Hammer

Is Abba reuniting or were you fooled?

Is Abba reuniting or were you fooled?

‘Missing’ rune stone turns up near Stockholm

‘Missing’ rune stone turns up near Stockholm

US kubb fans set sights on Swedish crown

US kubb fans set sights on Swedish crown