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Sweden's bid to reclaim IKEA names – ‘more than an item with which you clean your toilet”

SWEDEN is making a bid to reclaim some of its scenic locations' names from IKEA. Most people will know the name of plenty of scenic locations in Sweden. But they may not realise it. IKEA has been using the name of Swedish destinations for years. The retailer’s customers know more about Swedish geography than they may realise.

express.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 1
Sweden's bid to reclaim IKEA names – ‘more than an item with which you clean your toilet”

Noomi Rapace nails festive fashion in green suede jacket and skirt with leather knee high boots at gala screening

Noomi Rapace nailed festive fashion in a green suede jacket at The Lamb gala screening on Wednesday in London. The actress, 41, paired her stunning ensemble with a matching skirt and knee high brown leather boots. The Swedish star- who is also an executive producer on the flick- oozed confidence as she posed for a slew of snaps with the film's producer Hronn Kristinsdottir and director Valdimar Johansson.

dailymail.co.uk ,  7 hours ago 0
Noomi Rapace nails festive fashion in green suede jacket and skirt with leather knee high boots at gala screening

‘Doom metal’ organist’s Paris show cancelled amid Catholic protests

Anna von Hausswolff’s show pulled owing to security fears as Catholic fundamentalists protest against artist’s ‘satanist’ music After Catholic fundamentalists prevented Swedish musician Anna von Hausswolff from performing in a church in Nantes on Tuesday, the Paris church Saint-Eustache has cancelled her planned 9 December concert, citing concerns over security.

theguardian.com ,  11 hours ago 0
‘Doom metal’ organist’s Paris show cancelled amid Catholic protests

REVEALED: The 'genius' mess-free way to measure honey when baking without using a spoon or a cup - and you get the perfect amount every time

A TikTok chef shared a baking tip to measure honey without additional utensils Method requires making an indent in a mound of flour and pouring honey in Commenters are divided about the hack and claim it "would not actually work" Food influencer and TikTok chef Frekerikke Wærens has posted an insider tip about how she measures honey and other sticky liquids without using typical measurement tools.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
REVEALED: The 'genius' mess-free way to measure honey when baking without using a spoon or a cup - and you get the perfect amount every time

Swedish PM steps down from IMF steering committee

Magdalena Andersson, who last week became the first woman to hold the post of prime minister in Sweden, will step down as chair of the IMF's steering committee, the Washington-based crisis lender announced Tuesday. Andersson had last January been appointed to a three-year term atop the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the group of finance ministers and central bankers that advises the institution's board.

msn.com ,  1 day ago 0
Swedish PM steps down from IMF steering committee

ABBA sue “parasitic” tribute act for trademark infringement

It's said that ABBA MANIA's use of the terms ‘official’ and ‘original’ confuses fans ABBA have sued the UK tribute act ABBA MANIA for trademark infringement. In a suit filed on Friday (December 3), the Swedish icons described the cover band’s behaviour as “parasitic and bad-faith”.

nme.com ,  1 day ago 1
ABBA sue “parasitic” tribute act for trademark infringement

Jamie Redknapp's wife Frida shares intimate glimpse inside first Christmas with baby Raphael

The couple welcomed their first child together last month Jamie Redknapp and his new wife Frida have pulled out all the stops for their first Christmas with their newborn son, Raphael. Taking to Instagram on Monday, the Swedish model showed off their magical tree which was professionally decorated by London Event Florist.

hellomagazine.com ,  1 day ago 28
Jamie Redknapp's wife Frida shares intimate glimpse inside first Christmas with baby Raphael

Inside Jamie Redknapp and wife Frida's lavish first Christmas with newborn baby son

Football pundit Jamie and wife Frida Redknapp seemed to be having a blast celebrating their first Christmas together as newlyweds after welcoming their newborn son Raphael Anders Jamie Redknapp's new wife Frida was in high spirits as she showed off their home which looked very much ready for the festive period ahead.

dailystar.co.uk ,  2 days ago 59
Inside Jamie Redknapp and wife Frida's lavish first Christmas with newborn baby son

Why Koenigsegg Never Went Racing, And Why It Doesn't Plan to Start

Despite building some of the most innovative supercars on earth, Koenigsegg does not currently have a racing team. That's not for lack of trying: Founder Christian von Koenigsegg actually built a viable race car with intent to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans when his company was in its infancy.

msn.com ,  2 days ago 0
Why Koenigsegg Never Went Racing, And Why It Doesn't Plan to Start

The biggest challenge for Sweden’s new prime minister: tackling rampant gang crime

During the long and fraught process of forming a government in Sweden’s fragmented parliament this autumn, Magdalena Andersson chose her words carefully when addressing the country’s rampant gun violence. One carefully rehearsed phrase repeatedly tripped off her tongue: “We will turn over every stone to break segregation – and the violence that has eaten its way into the body of our society.”

newstatesman.com ,  2 days ago 1
The biggest challenge for Sweden’s new prime minister: tackling rampant gang crime

Banks must be bolder on carbon offsets

The controversy around voluntary carbon markets has deterred banks from getting involved. They need to worry less about reputational risk and more about the planet. At the COP26 climate conference, carbon market players and conservationists met to discuss how to improve the quality of carbon offsets. The event made headlines – but not for the reasons its convener, Mark Carney, had presumably hoped.

euromoney.com ,  2 days ago 0
Banks must be bolder on carbon offsets

Feeling lonely? Film, music, art and more that will put you in good company

From the stark horror of Hamsun’s novel to Fassbinder’s commentary on love and racism, our critics choose great cultural works about being alone Music Accept no slow acoustic covers – there are not enough Greatest Songs of All Time playlists out there to adequately contain the magnificence of Robyn’s original heartbreak hit Dancing on My Own.

theguardian.com ,  2 days ago 0
Feeling lonely? Film, music, art and more that will put you in good company

When is a toilet brush not a toilet brush? The truth behind IKEA furniture names

Have you ever wondered how IKEA comes up with its quirky and often unpronounceable furniture names? The Swedish tourist board has launched a campaign that humorously reveals the source of their origin, which might come as a surprise. Bodviken, Skärhamn, Kallax. These unpronounceable names are now familiar to many of us thanks to the IKEA catalog.

nordot.app ,  2 days ago 0
When is a toilet brush not a toilet brush? The truth behind IKEA furniture names

Ikea workers share employee secrets such as the best time to shop

Tips include when to visit and how to find bargains Shopping at Ikea has quickly become a popular British day out - but it can be a stressful experience. Former workers at the Swedish department store have shared some top tips on how to make your experience a less tense one.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  3 days ago 4
Ikea workers share employee secrets such as the best time to shop

Watch thousands of Malmo fans storm pitch and mob victorious players with flares

THESE were the crazy scenes in Malmo as their fans celebrated clinching the title on the final day of the season. The Swedish club retained the crown after a dramatic climax to the campaign courtesy of goal difference. They were held to a goalless draw at home to Halmstad but that was still enough for them to be crowned champions due to an eight goal swing over rivals AIK.

thesun.co.uk ,  4 days ago 77
Watch thousands of Malmo fans storm pitch and mob victorious players with flares

Irish homeowners could earn thousands from their IKEA furniture as certain items are now worth a fortune

If you or members of your family have been fans of IKEA for years now, it might be time to dig through the attic Irish households decorated with classic IKEA furniture may be in for a shock when they realise how much some items are being sold at auction today.

irishmirror.ie ,  4 days ago 1
Irish homeowners could earn thousands from their IKEA furniture as certain items are now worth a fortune

How the murder of a Swedish rapper shocked a nation and put police on the back foot

Ultraviolent gangs are threatening to subvert the rule of law in Sweden. We head out with police in a Gothenburg suburb to find out what it could mean for the rest of Europe and the UK They began heading for the shopping mall exit when they saw the police.

theguardian.com ,  4 days ago 9
How the murder of a Swedish rapper shocked a nation and put police on the back foot

The iceman cometh to the frozen north

AN international research programme in the Arctic Circle has called upon the expertise of a Dawlish man. Ian Brown, a marine chemist from Dawlish, was among the 38 researchers who took the trip to Earth’s most Northern region for the Synoptic Arctic Survey 2021. Conducted by the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, a Swedish government agency that organises and supports research expeditions to the polar regions, the Synoptic Arctic Survey focused on obtaining an overall picture of the Arctic marine ecosystems.

teignmouth-today.co.uk ,  4 days ago 2
The iceman cometh to the frozen north

Carl Starfelt admits Celtic workload culture shock as Swedish defender pays tribute to 'absolutely amazing' fans

The centre-back has never played so many games but he's loving life after moving from Rubin Kazan. Carl Starfelt went home with the first ever man of the match award of his career on Thursday but is delighted he doesn’t have time to sit back and enjoy it.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  5 days ago 1
Carl Starfelt admits Celtic workload culture shock as Swedish defender pays tribute to 'absolutely amazing' fans

Carl Starfelt says Celtic can't only play one way as defender lauds gutsy win over Hearts

CARL STARFELT says that Celtic have proven they have more than one string to their bow as they showed their mettle to see off Hearts on Thursday night. The Swedish defender put in a colossal performance at the heart of the defence upon his return from injury, and he played a key role in shutting out the visitors in a second half in which they dominated at times.

glasgowtimes.co.uk ,  5 days ago 1
Carl Starfelt says Celtic can't only play one way as defender lauds gutsy win over Hearts