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Volvo settles Iraq bribery case with US authorities

Volvo has agreed to pay $19.6 million in fines, as well as return past profits with interest from contracts implicated in a bribery scandal related to the UN Oil-for-Food Programme in Iraq.

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What’s on in Sweden: March 21st – 27th

What to do for the week: Bash eggs in Stockholm, see Kent in Malmö, or go salsa dancing in Gothenburg.

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TietoEnator subject of takeover bid

Cidron Services, a company indirectly owned by the Nordic Capital Fund, has made a hostile takeover bid for the IT consultant company TietoEnator.

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Weekend club and concert guide: Stockholm

Looking to go clubbing in Stockholm this weekend? Check out these weekend club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

Swedish feminists challenge New York governor on sex law

Swedish feminists challenge New York governor on sex law

Two leading feminists with ties to Sweden’s Liberal Party have challenged incoming New York Governor David Paterson to seek inspiration in Swedish laws outlawing the purchase of sexual services.

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Easter clubs and concerts: Gothenburg

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly has the answers (Click links for more information)

Wild weather forecast over Easter

Wild weather forecast over Easter

Residents in southwest Sweden should brace themselves for some extreme weather conditions Thursday night into Friday.

Search continues for missing Irish tourist

Search continues for missing Irish tourist

Police in Stockholm are continuing the search for an Irish tourist missing since the weekend.

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Teacher to student: ‘we don’t want to see your ass’

12-year-old Alexander Quint’s low-hanging pants have caused school administrators in the southwestern Swedish town of Laholm to ban him from eating in the school’s cafeteria for two days.

Child murder suspect arrested in Germany

Child murder suspect arrested in Germany

A 31-year-old woman from Stockholm suspected of the brutal murder of two small children in Arboga in central Sweden has been arrested in Germany.

Father won’t publish final Larsson book

Father won’t publish final Larsson book

A newly discovered fourth volume of the bestselling 'Millennium' crime trilogy by the late Stieg Larsson will not be published, his father said Wednesday.

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Civil servant showed up drunk to deportations

An employee from Sweden’s Prison and Probation Service showed up to deportation proceedings under the influence of alcohol on several occasions.

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Three arrested for suspected gang rape near Stockholm

A 19-year-old woman suffered a suspected gang rape on Wednesday in the suburb of Hässelby, northwest of Stockholm.