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AstraZeneca sees 2007 profits sag

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said on Thursday that net profit fell 7.2 percent last year to $5.63 billion (€3.79 billion), owing partly to a major restructuring.

Sweden gives go-ahead for Iraq flights

Sweden gives go-ahead for Iraq flights

Swedish aviation authorities said on Thursday they would allow one airline to resume flights to northern Iraq, nearly six months after all Swedish flights to the country were grounded following a suspected missile attack on a plane.

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‘Tuva’ to bring stormy weather

Meteorologists in Sweden and Norway have both issued warnings ahead of the arrival of Tuva, a storm expected to hit both countries on Thursday evening.

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Swedish film-lovers fall for Mexican talent

A warm Latin American breeze is warming Gothenburg film-lovers this winter, as the city's film festival adopts a Mexican accent, writes Matt O'Leary.

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Swede jailed for claiming ex son-in-law was terrorist

A court in Sweden on Thursday sentenced a man to three months in jail for aggravated libel for falsely informing the FBI that his former son-in-law had links to al-Qaeda.

Two girls feared dead in house fire

Two girls feared dead in house fire

Two girls, 12 and 14, are feared to have died in a fire at a house near Älmhult in southern Sweden.

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Man ‘smuggled ecstasy in bread loaf’

A man arrested last year carrying a loaf of bread stuffed with ecstasy has been formally charged with drug smuggling by a court in Helsingborg, southern Sweden.

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Hennes and Mauritz grows but misses expectations

Swedish clothing giant H&M on Thursday reported strong fourth quarter and full-year growth but saw its share price dip amid disappointment that its results were slightly below analyst expectations.

Four indicted in Pirate Bay case

Four indicted in Pirate Bay case

Four people involved in the running of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay were indicted in Sweden on Thursday on charges of being accessories to breaking copyright law.

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Photo Gallery: Stockholm Fashion Week

With Stockholm Fashion Week over for another two years, we take a look at the designs that made it to the catwalk.

Volvo fined over children’s death

Volvo fined over children’s death

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo was found guilty of manslaughter and fined €200,000 ($296,000) by a court in Saverne on Thursday over a car crash that cost the lives of two children in eastern France in 1999.