How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

A Swede and American tell the story of how they hatched the idea for the moniker 'Bluetooth' over beers.

Viking-age skeleton found under Norway couple’s house
Norway

Viking-age skeleton found under Norway couple’s house

Norway to excavate Viking ship burial for first time in 100 years
Norway

Norway to excavate Viking ship burial for first time in 100 years

Half of Viking city of Sigtuna were immigrants: study
Sweden

Half of Viking city of Sigtuna were immigrants: study

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do
Sweden

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

Forgotten Stockholm whalebone pieces reveal hidden information about Viking whaling
Sweden

Forgotten Stockholm whalebone pieces reveal hidden information about Viking whaling

Viking treasures returned to Norwegian museum
Norway

Viking treasures returned to Norwegian museum

Two men arrested for Norway Viking museum heist
Norway

Two men arrested for Norway Viking museum heist

How Sweden helped build the internet
Sweden

How Sweden helped build the internet

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm
Sweden

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

400 Viking objects stolen in Norway museum heist
Norway

400 Viking objects stolen in Norway museum heist

High-value objects stolen from Norway museum
Norway

High-value objects stolen from Norway museum

Denmark find proves ‘Harald Bluetooth’s fifth Viking fortress’
Denmark

Denmark find proves ‘Harald Bluetooth’s fifth Viking fortress’

Norwegian theme park wants to be ‘Viking capital of the world’
Norway

Norwegian theme park wants to be ‘Viking capital of the world’

Were Denmark’s Vikings economic migrants to the UK?
Denmark

Were Denmark’s Vikings economic migrants to the UK?

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka
Sweden

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka

Viking gold discovered in Denmark – on live TV
Denmark

Viking gold discovered in Denmark – on live TV

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum
Sweden

In pictures: Stockholm’s new myth-busting Viking museum

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden
Sweden

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Watch this Nordic Viking ship sail into New York

Watch this Nordic Viking ship sail into New York

Denmark can’t keep up with trove of ancient discoveries
Denmark

Denmark can’t keep up with trove of ancient discoveries

Swedish Viking women slam ‘sexist’ slave fair
Sweden

Swedish Viking women slam ‘sexist’ slave fair

Swedish museum accused of selling woman as Viking slave
Sweden

Swedish museum accused of selling woman as Viking slave

Largest-ever Viking gold collection found in Denmark
Denmark

Largest-ever Viking gold collection found in Denmark

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

Ahoy! The Vikings are back in North America

After 1,000 years, ‘forgotten’ Danish Viking fortress opens
Denmark

After 1,000 years, ‘forgotten’ Danish Viking fortress opens

All aboard! Nordic Viking ship ready for Atlantic voyage

All aboard! Nordic Viking ship ready for Atlantic voyage

After 250 years, ‘lost’ rune stone found at Dane’s home
Denmark

After 250 years, ‘lost’ rune stone found at Dane’s home

Was Viking ruler Rollo Danish or Norwegian?

Was Viking ruler Rollo Danish or Norwegian?

Norway couple find Viking grave under floor of their house
Norway

Norway couple find Viking grave under floor of their house

Hiker finds 1,200-yr-old Viking sword in Norway
Norway

Hiker finds 1,200-yr-old Viking sword in Norway

Viking snapper protests white power abuse
Norway

Viking snapper protests white power abuse

Norway starts school for Vikings
Norway

Norway starts school for Vikings

Viking sword linked to Canute’s England raids
Norway

Viking sword linked to Canute’s England raids

British scientists search France for Viking DNA
France

British scientists search France for Viking DNA

Viking voyages began earlier than thought
Norway

Viking voyages began earlier than thought

Vikings were in Denmark earlier than thought
Denmark

Vikings were in Denmark earlier than thought

Viking bling reveals ancient Islamic ties
Sweden

Viking bling reveals ancient Islamic ties

Police launch probe after Easter ferry smash
Sweden

Police launch probe after Easter ferry smash

Warm weather scuppers classic Viking ice race
Sweden

Warm weather scuppers classic Viking ice race

GALLERY: How the Vikings changed English
Norway

GALLERY: How the Vikings changed English

Norway wants Viking sites on UN list
Norway

Norway wants Viking sites on UN list

Norway plans world’s largest Viking theme park
Norway

Norway plans world’s largest Viking theme park

Norse parliament found under Scottish car park
Norway

Norse parliament found under Scottish car park

‘Priceless’ Viking jewels nabbed in museum raid
Sweden

‘Priceless’ Viking jewels nabbed in museum raid

Trueblood star takes viking role
Norway

Trueblood star takes viking role

Long lost Viking gateway found near Schleswig
Germany

Long lost Viking gateway found near Schleswig

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Sweden

Stena Line back on course

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Sweden

Viking Line bids for Silja Line

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Sweden

250 jobs to go as Birka sells Princess

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Sweden

Birka cuts 145 jobs

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Sweden

Viking treasure found on Gotland

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Sweden

New centre will dispel Viking myths

Viking women had sexy style
Sweden

Viking women had sexy style

Viking treasure found near Arlanda
Sweden

Viking treasure found near Arlanda

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief
Sweden

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure
Sweden

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure

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Sweden

Novices dig up rare bronze bowl in western Sweden

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Sweden

New Viking grave find in central Sweden

Man rescued from burning tent by Swedish fire-eater
Sweden

Man rescued from burning tent by Swedish fire-eater

Swedish archaeologists uncover Viking-era church
Sweden

Swedish archaeologists uncover Viking-era church

Intact runestone found in church car park
Sweden

Intact runestone found in church car park

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Sweden

‘Viking ship’ discovered in Sweden’s largest lake

Island thieves bag Viking treasure
Sweden

Island thieves bag Viking treasure

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Sweden

Three arrested for Viking treasure theft

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op
Sweden

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Anti-feminist ‘Viking’ community uncovered in Swedish wilds
Sweden

Anti-feminist ‘Viking’ community uncovered in Swedish wilds

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way
Sweden

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way

Viking treasure looters found guilty
Sweden

Viking treasure looters found guilty

New battle erupts over ‘Sweden’s Stonehenge’
Sweden

New battle erupts over ‘Sweden’s Stonehenge’

Viking-era ‘piggy bank’ yields silver treasure
Sweden

Viking-era ‘piggy bank’ yields silver treasure

‘Extraordinary’ shipwreck found off Swedish coast
Sweden

‘Extraordinary’ shipwreck found off Swedish coast

Harsher sentences for three Viking looters
Sweden

Harsher sentences for three Viking looters

Divers find ruins from Viking ‘marketplace’
Sweden

Divers find ruins from Viking ‘marketplace’

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden
Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Birka Viking girl was ‘probably not Swedish’
Sweden

Birka Viking girl was ‘probably not Swedish’

Swedish archaeologists find Thor’s Hammer
Sweden

Swedish archaeologists find Thor’s Hammer

Is Abba reuniting or were you fooled?
Sweden

Is Abba reuniting or were you fooled?

‘Missing’ rune stone turns up near Stockholm
Sweden

‘Missing’ rune stone turns up near Stockholm

US kubb fans set sights on Swedish crown
Sweden

US kubb fans set sights on Swedish crown

Viking ‘sunstone’ more than a myth: study
Norway

Viking ‘sunstone’ more than a myth: study