Most Shared Stories Tagged: Sweden

Politics

Swedish piracy-- the file-sharing kind

Four Swedish men who ran the hugely-successful file-sharing website "The-Pirate-Bay" have been convicted of copyright infringement by a court in Stockholm. They were sentenced to a year in prison. But a lot of Swedes support The Pirate Bay, including Rickard Valksvinge. He heads a political party calling for piracy law reform. It's called the Pirate Party. He speaks with Anchor Marco Werman.

Arts, Culture & Media

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The World's Marco Werman profiles musician Theresa Andersson. She's originally from Sweden, but the singer has made New Orleans her home...and an inspiration for her sound.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and Geo Answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a town on the west coast of Sweden that's holding it's annual oyster-schucking competition. The answer is Grebbestad. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Per Olaffssen, an expert oyster shucker, to find out how the competition works.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

You hear all kinds of musical fusion these days. But here's one you'd never expect. It's music by a quartet called the Stockholm Lisboa Project. Liana fronts the group and they perform Portuguese Fado with Swedish polska.

Arts, Culture & Media

Carbon dating forensics

Researchers in Sweden have come up with a technique to use radioactive carbon in the atmosphere, to figure out the age of unidentified dead bodies. The scientists measure levels of carbon-14 in teeth. The World's David Baron has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Man's best meal?

A new study suggests that people first began domesticating wolves�the ancestors of today's dogs�more for lunch than for loyalty. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Savolainen, lead scientist on the study.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Stockholm, Sweden, where police are investigating a dramatic heist that happened earlier today. The World's David Leveille has details.