New museum to honour late Swedish DJ Avicii in Sweden

FILE PHOTO: Avicii accepts the favorite electronic dance music artist award at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo STOCKHOLM (Reuters)... Read more »

ABBA’s Bjorn speaks out in support of Black Lives Matter protests

FILE PHOTO: Musician Bjorn Ulvaeus of Swedish pop group ABBA poses for a picture in Stockholm, Sweden May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ilze Filks/File Photo STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – “The world is... Read more »

Spotify launches music relief project to help artists

The Spotify logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) –... Read more »

Swedish actor Max von Sydow, star of ‘Seventh Seal’ and ‘Exorcist’, dies aged 90

PARIS (Reuters) – Max von Sydow, the tall, blond Swedish actor who brought gravitas to arthouse dramas, horror movies and Hollywood blockbusters, has died in France aged 90, his... Read more »

Actor Max Von Sydow has died aged 90: AFP

FILE PHOTO: Swedish actor Max Von Sydow looks on during the 2015 Lumiere Grand Lyon film festival in Lyon, France, October 16, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Pratta PARIS (Reuters) – Max... Read more »

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd joins Assange supporters in London protest march

LONDON (Reuters) – Hundreds of people including Roger Waters, co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group, and designer Vivienne Westwood, marched through central London on Saturday demanding that jailed... Read more »

To counter Huawei, U.S. could take ‘controlling stake’ in Ericsson, Nokia: attorney general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday the United States and its allies should consider the highly unusual step of taking a “controlling stake” in... Read more »

Factbox: Airlines suspend China flights because of coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, which as of Friday had killed more than 200 people and infected nearly... Read more »

Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

FILE PHOTO: The H&M clothing store is seen in Times Square, New York, Nov. 15 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo STOCKHOLM/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Fashion retailer H&M (HMb.ST) said on Saturday... Read more »

Ericsson hit by higher 5G costs and weaker U.S. market

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s Ericsson (ERICb.ST) reported a smaller-than-expected rise in fourth-quarter core earnings on Friday and said higher costs would spill over into 2020 as the telecoms equipment... Read more »