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Sweden has announced its intention to be the first nation to have an embassy in Second Life, Reuters reports.

The virtual consulate - based on the country's new embassy in Washington - will be rather brilliantly known as the "House of Sweden". Olle Wastberg, general director of the Swedish Institute, explained: "It will have answers to questions on all aspects of Sweden."

The House of Sweden will open for business in a couple of weeks, so start queuing now if you're desperate to have your meatball queries handled by experts. ®

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