STOCKHOLM (AP) — Were the martinis shaken, not stirred? Nobody knows, but a James Bond-themed party thrown by Sweden's security service sure didn't adhere to this one-liner from "Casino Royale:" "I will be keeping my eye on our government's money."
Sweden's environment minister thought she had asked the country's former agriculture minister to attend a glam dinner. But the invitation went to the “wrong” Margareta Winberg — an ordinary Swede who jumped at the chance to mingle, even participating in the group photo.
The Nobel Prize in literature was awarded Thursday to a psychologist who used his spare time to craft sparsely written poems about the mysteries of everyday life — commuting to work, watching the sun rise or waiting for nightfall.
STOCKHOLM — No one died except for the suspected bomber, but two explosions in Sweden’s capital tore at the fabric of this tolerant and open nation — a society that hadn’t seen a terrorist attack in more than three decades.
By Malin Rising, The Associated Press
, December 13, 2010
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two blasts that shook a busy shopping street in central Stockholm were an act of terrorism, officials said Sunday. If confirmed as a suicide bombing, it would be the first such attack in the Nordic country.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A far-right party entered the Swedish Parliament for the first time in elections Sunday, spoiling the center-right government's victory and majority, and plunging the country into political disarray, preliminary results showed.
Russia dominated a 2-0 victory over Sweden on Wednesday night in a Group D elimination game, sending the Russians to the European Championship quarterfinals.
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