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  • It's hardly a travel secret: A pro can make all the difference

    It's hardly a travel secret: A pro can make all the difference
    Question: My daughter and I would like to take a tour of Scandinavia next year. We have narrowed our choices to two escorted companies, one of which is based in Washington state and the other in Sweden. The one in Sweden has returned email inquiries...
  • Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia

    Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
  • Interviewing Icona Pop: Swedish electro-pop group's take on success: 'I Love It'

     
    When it comes to Swedish bands that have big hits with their first singles, the prospects of longevity historically haven’t been strong. Icona Pop are Caroline Hjelt, left, and Aino Jawo Take, for example, Sweden’s Ace of Base with “All....
  • Sweden Choses 'Eat Sleep Die' as Foreign-Language Oscar Candidate

    Gabriela Pichler's debut "Eat Sleep Die" has been tapped to represent Sweden in the foreign-language Oscar race. Winner of Venice Critics' 2012 audience nod, "Eat Sleep Die" centers on 20-year-old woman (Nermina Lukac) who lives with her father in a...
  • Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit...
  • Sports on TV

    SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || F1 || Italian Grand Prix, Qualifying || NBCSN8 a.m. || || NASCAR || Sprint Cup: Federated Auto Parts 400 || 2, 77:30 || || MLB || White Sox@Orioles || 45, 51 || || Washington@Miami || MASN7 ||...
  • Freedom: The unfolding revolution

    "Why are there no libertarian countries?" In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • Go Away With ... Marcus Samuelsson

    Go Away With ... Marcus Samuelsson
    Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden by his adoptive family, Chef Marcus Samuelsson currently resides in the United States with his wife, model Gate Maya Haile. Samuelsson, a TV personality and "Top Chef Masters" champion, owns three restaurants, Red...
  • The best and worst of Europe

    The best and worst of Europe
    Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes --...
  • Format Producer/Distributor Eyeworks Steps into Finland

    Pursuing its expansion across the Nordics, Amsterdam-based format production-distribution powerhouse Eyeworks is stepping into Finland with the acquisition of MRP Matila Röhr's TV production operations. Eyeworks nabbed majority shares in MRP's TV...