RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Sweden

A collection of news and information related to Sweden published by this site and its partners.

Top Sweden Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • Harris, Friberg earn qualifier spots for LPGA Kingsmill championship

    Harris, Friberg earn qualifier spots for LPGA Kingsmill championship
    WILLIAMSBURG — Katy Harris and Louise Friberg, a pair of second-chance professionals, earned extended work weeks with solid performances at Kingsmill's River Course. Harris and Friberg shot the day's low rounds and captured the two available spots...
  • The social immune system

    Europe has a special worry about a broken, uncaring economy. Things rip apart. More and more people fall into desperation. Some of them decide it's the fault of immigrants. Or homosexuals. Or . . . "Today, Nazi influences are growing in Europe for the...
  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness

    Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness
    For people with severe psychiatric illness, taking an antipsychotic medication appears to drive down the risk of engaging in criminal violence, a large study has found. And for patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a mood-stabilizing medication has...
  • Austrian Drag Queen Conchita Wurst Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    LONDON -- The Eurovision Song Contest, which played to a TV audience of more than 120 million Saturday, was won by bearded Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst. Wurst said: "This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and...
  • Glenn Close Heading to Sweden to Star in 'The Wife'

    Glenn Close will star in the title role of "The Wife," based on Meg Wolitzer's novel about a marriage collapsing during a journey to Scandinavia. The film will be directed by Swedish director Bjorn Runge and shot in Sweden next winter and spring....
  • Zodiak Americas Expands Creative Team With New Hires

    Zodiak Americas has further expanded its creative team with the appointment of Swedish producers and format developers Joel Karsberg and Cem Yeter as joint chief creative officers. Both will report directly to Jonny Slow, CEO of Zodiak Americas and...
  • Versatile Rolls Out 'Abattoir,' 'Blind,' Picks Up 'Gente' (EXCLUSIVE)

    One-year-old Versatile, the Paris-based sales company headed by Pape Boye and Violaine Pichon, has closed a slew of sales on two flagship titles on its first-year slate: Supernatural thriller "Abattoir," helmed by Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II,...
  • Nurse tries to remove patient's wrong eye twice

    If at first you don’t succeed … A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye — twice. The nurse used a suction device on the patient's healthy eye rather than a prosthetic eye, which was supposed to...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?
    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...