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'Grabben i graven bredvid' Number One in the Swedish Box Office
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that Kjell Sundvall's film, `Grabben i graven bredvid,` is a huge success in Swedish cinemas and is the number one film in the Swedish box office. The film, based on Katarina Mazetti's novel of the same name, has been seen by 180,000 people.
Modern Entertainment Announces the Success of `The Dead Zone'
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that the American rating success, `The Dead Zone,' will be produced for another season. The series, which started this spring, has been viewed by more than six million people. 'The Dead Zone' is based on Stephen King's bestseller, with the same title, and is currently the highest ranked drama series in the USA and already on the list of the most viewed drama series.
GN Store Nord
GN Great Nordic Q2 Figures Wednesday, August 28
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- GN Great Nordic will publish its second quarter report Wednesday, August 28, 2002. In connection with the publication GN Great Nordic will host an investor, analyst and press meeting at 4 p.m. CET on Hotel d'Angleterre, Copenhagen. The meeting will be combined with a teleconference and a concurrent audiocast.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
CTT Makes Materna Opinion Available on Its Website
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that the full opinion issued by US Senior District Court Judge John Kane of the US District Court for the District of Colorado regarding the case of CTT's client, the University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. against American Cyanamid has been posted on CTT's website, www.competitivetech.net. The opinion, "Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law on Damages and Equitable Remedies on Remand," issued on August 13, awards a $54 million patent infringement judgment for fraud and unjust enrichment against Wyeth's (NYSE:WYE) American Cyanamid Co. unit, and in favor the University of Colorado.
Peab Builds New Shopping Center Outside Helsingborg
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab has been awarded the contract to build a new shopping centre in Hyllinge, just to the east of Helsingborg. The client is Norwegian-owned Steen & Strom in collaboration with the Bergendahls retail chain. The contract is worth about 250 million Skr.
Scania Booms in Syria; 100 Trucks Delivered Since January
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania is on its way to recording its best-ever year in Syria, with 100 vehicles delivered so far in the first eight months of this year. Behind the truck boom lies not only increased cargo transport to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states, but also UN transport operations from the Syrian ports in Latakia and Tartous to and from Iraq.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
AIB & BoI Announce the Withdrawal of Proposals for IT JV
DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. (NYSE:AIB) and Bank of Ireland (NYSE:IRE) have announced that they have annulled their agreement to form a joint venture technology company (JV) and have jointly withdrawn their application to the European Commission for competition clearance for the proposed JV.