Large blue box assembled in Belfast..

If the Danish government won’t apologise for the Vikings what chance is there that the Swedish government will for IKEA [They’re really serious about that self-assembly, aren’t they? – Ed]

Lord Mayor of Belfast Jim Rodgers today placed the last skylight on the roof of the 29,000 square metre store as part of the ‘topping-out’ ceremony, marking the completion of its construction.

Announced in January 2006, and as long as there were no puzzling bits left over from that assembling, it’s due to open in December.