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Christmas chocolate thieves caught red handed

While many a Swedish Christmas office party end in hangovers and bad judgement, the holiday revelry of one company from Växjö in southern Sweden ended with a night in jail after a chocolate robbery gone wrong.

Woman pays hefty fine for feline-induced property damage

Woman pays hefty fine for feline-induced property damage

The district court in Kalmar in southeastern Sweden has ordered a woman to pay 200,000 kronor ($28,000) in damages to her former landlord. The court ruled that urine from the woman's 55 felines had lowered the property value of her former residence, the Barometern newspaper reports.

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Police doubt Swedish ties to Auschwitz theft

Amid speculations about a 'mysterious Swede' being behind the the theft of the Nazi "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from Auschwitz, Swedish police have said they had no information about about a possible Swedish connection to the crime.

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AstraZeneca to acquire French Novexel

On Wednesday, Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca announced a $350 million deal for the purchase of French antibiotics manufacturer Novexel.

Woods’ womanizing no secret: Swedish golfer

Woods’ womanizing no secret: Swedish golfer

Tiger Wood's extramarital activities were no secret to other golfers, Swedish LPGA star Helen Alfredsson said on Wednesday, claiming she first heard rumours about his infidelities during last summer's British Open.