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Avicii's team announces new music from beloved electronic star

On Friday, April 5, the team of the late electronic mega-star Avicii announced that there will be new music that will be released posthumously.

Mondo Duplantis: Top 5 finalist for 'Male World Athlete' of 2018

On November 20, it was announced by the IAAF that Swedish pole vaulter is a Top 5 finalist for the "Male World Athlete of the Year" award.

Mondo Duplantis honored as 2018 'Men's Rising Star' in Europe

Lausanne - Swedish pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis was honored as the 2018 "Men's Rising Star" on October 26 at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Avicii posthumously honored by 2018 DJ Magazine Top 100 DJs poll

Swedish electronic music star Avicii was posthumously honored by the prestigious DJ Magazine in its Top 100 DJs poll in 2018.

Mondo Duplantis finalist for Men's 'European Athlete of the Year'

Lausanne - On October 16, it was revealed that teen Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis is a finalist for the 2018 Men's "European Athlete of the Year."

Nobel literature body elects Iranian poet, judge after turmoil

Stockholm - The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, on Friday announced an Iranian-born poet and a judge as new members as it seeks to recover from a #MeToo scandal that forced it to postpone this year's Nobel.

Review: Mondo Duplantis' amazing journey in the men's pole vault in 2018 Special

Digital Journal looks back at Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis' amazing year in the men's pole vault, which includes a European championship win, as well as two world junior records in the indoor and outdoor pole vault seasons respectively.

Alesso talks 'Remedy,' Electric Zoo, technology, success and fans Special

New York - On September 2, electronic mega-star Alesso sat down and chatted with Digital Journal prior to his headlining show at "Electric Zoo" in New York.

Op-Ed: Top five reasons Spotify is bound for a profitable year in 2018

Spotify, under the leadership of founder and CEO Daniel Ek, is going public next week. Here are the top five reasons it is headed for commercial success.

Galavant discusses new single 'Never Gonna Let You' Special

Swedish duo Galavant chatted with Digital Journal about their new single "Never Gonna Let You," which was released on Armada Trice.

Joakim Molitor discusses new track 'Always Gonna Say Sorry' Special

Swedish producer and DJ Joakim Molitor chatted with Digital Journal about his new track "Always Gonna Say Sorry," featuring Maia Wright.

Review: Tove Lo brings 'Queen of the Clouds' tour to The Paramount Special

On October 20, international music star Tove Lo performed at The Paramount in Huntington as part of her "Queen of the Clouds" tour.

John Dahlbäck talks 'Raven' and future plans in electronic music Special

New York - Swedish DJ and producer John Dahlbäck sat down and chatted with Digital Journal at a noteworthy hotel in the heart of New York City.

Review: John Dahlbäck soars on new 'Raven' electronic dance music single Special

Swedish DJ and electronic dance music producer John Dahlbäck is back with his newest single and music video for "Raven."

Review: ‘The 100-Year-Old Man’ has more fun than his younger counterparts Special

‘The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’ is darkly humoured Swedish picture about a man for whom life always seems to work out.

Review: Hicks refreshing on upbeat new single 'I Belong To You' Special

Swedish country music recording artist Hicks is back with his new tune "I Belong To You" and it is a quite refreshing listen.

Swedish pop star Eric Saade talks 'Sting,' Eurovision and music Special

Swedish pop star Eric Saade talks about his music career, Eurovision experience, latest single and he shares insights on his favorite past-times.

Midnight Boy chats 80s sound, new music, future plans Special

Swedish singer-songwriter Midnight Boy chatted about his influences, unique sound inspired by the 80s, as well as his future plans and music.

Tarik Basic talks about Swedish tech company TimeApp Special

Tarik Basic discusses TimeApp, a Swedish company. It is a time-tracking software with a wide range of functions that is designed to make life easier for its users.

Swedish singer Simon Andersson talks new single 'Mia' and future Special

Swedish-based singer Simon Andersson chatted with Digital Journal about his new single "Mia," and he opened up about his plans in the future.

Elliphant talks 'One More' EP and Webster Hall show in New York Special

New York - Swedish recording artist and rapper Elliphant chatted about her 'One More' EP, as well as her upcoming show at Webster Hall in New York.

Review: Swedish country artist Hicks takes fans on a 'Hayride' Special

Swedish country artist Hicks will release his up-tempo radio single "Hayride" on June 30, via his record label, MTS Records.

Report: Swedish beggars homeless on Spanish beaches

The Swedish street newspaper, Faktum, has identified a previously little known fact, and that is the large number of poor and homeless Swedes currently begging for a living in Spanish resort towns.

Police officer stabs himself trying to put deer out of its misery

A Swedish police officer, trying to put a deer injured by a vehicle out of its misery, has stabbed himself in the thigh.

Invisible bike helmet invented

After almost nine years of research and development two Swedish designers have invented a new way to keep cyclists safe on the roads — an invisible helmet. The new helmet is in fact an airbag that fits into a large collar around the cyclist’s neck.

Bizarre amnesia case as a U.S. man wakes up speaking only Swedish

An American man has woken up after four months of being unconscious speaking only Swedish. Michael Boatwright, 61, who calls himself Johan Ek now, has identification that says he's from Florida but he was found in a hotel room in Palm Springs, Calif.

Swedish judge says allegations against Assange are 'a mess'

Adelaide - A top Swedish judge has told the media that the case against Julian Assange is "a mess." He has further defended the release of classified information by WikiLeaks, saying "It should never be a crime to make known crime of a state."

Prisoners of Conscience: Swedish Journalists Jailed In Ethiopia

An Ethiopian court sentenced two Swedish journalists to 11 years in prison. But the men argue they were just doing their job as journalists.

Grenade-shaped ornaments sold by museum spark controversy

Stockholm - The Swedish Army Museum has decided to sell grenade-shaped Christmas tree ornaments in an effort to raise money for charity. Proceeds will go to Christian Aid, a charity that aids in disaster relief and those affected by poverty.

Swedish police puzzle over mystery Human Torch

Gothenburg - An man suddenly burst into flames while standing outside a railway station in Sweden. According to witnesses, the man was lounging outside a vinyl record store at the Gothenburg central train station when suddenly, and inexplicably, he burst into flames.
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