Third 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' sequel on the way

Third 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' sequel on the way

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- David Lagercrantz is to write a fourth installment for the "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" book franchise created by the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson.
Beckham set to begin work with Paris club

Beckham set to begin work with Paris club

PARIS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- British soccer star David Beckham headed to France Thursday to begin playing with Paris St. Germain, reports indicate.
Police: Teen swiped officer's iPhone

Police: Teen swiped officer's iPhone

MALMO, Sweden, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Swedish police said they arrested a teenager who allegedly swiped an undercover officer's phone while showing off a soccer move.

Obama a hit among Italian nativity scenes

NAPLES, Italy, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A vendor spokesman in Naples, Italy, says police shut down a shopping area offering nativity figurines, including one of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.

Priciest Swedish home sold for $6.98M

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The most expensive home sold in Sweden this year went for $6.98 million, which was paid by a Russian businessman.

Sweden can't take first game lightly

DORTMUND, Germany, June 8 (UPI) -- Trinidad and Tobago is making its first World Cup appearance, which caused great joy, but Sweden doesn't want to give the islands an extra reason to celebrate.

Balanced England tops Group B

BERLIN, June 5 (UPI) -- It's a mixture of old and young that looks to carry England in Group B of the 2006 World Cup.

Sweden pulls out tie with Italy

LISBON, Portugal, June 18 (UPI) -- Sweden got a dazzling goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic late in the game Friday and rallied for a 1-1 tie with Italy that kept it atop Group C at Euro 2004.