H&M completes Cheap Monday acquisition

H&M completes Cheap Monday acquisition

H&M has acquired the remaining 40 percent of the shares of Swedish fashion concern FaBric Scandinavien, which runs the store chains Weekday and Monki as well as the Cheap Monday brand.

Swedish parliament votes in new constitution

Swedish parliament votes in new constitution

Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, voted for the most sweeping changes to the country's constitution since 1974 on Wednesday, confirming Sweden's place in the EU among a raft of other amendments.

Swedish court rejects Assange appeal

Swedish court rejects Assange appeal

A Swedish court ruled on Wednesday to reject WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's appeal against an arrest warrant for rape, meaning that the Australian remains wanted worldwide.

Swedish universities suffer enrollment drop

Swedish universities suffer enrollment drop

The number of first-time students at the country's universities declined in the autumn session overall, but the number of new students from other countries increased ahead of the introduction of tuition fees for non-EU students next year.

Ex-police chief given lighter sentence

Ex-police chief given lighter sentence

The court of appeal has cut the penalty served to former Uppsala police chief Göran Lindberg to six years for a series of serious sex offences.

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Swedish banks join fight against child porn

Cooperation between Swedish banks and police to stop the purchase of child pornography images over the internet has proved effective, the national banking association announced on Wednesday.

Court hikes penalty for car park killing

Court hikes penalty for car park killing

A court of appeal has increased the penalty for the 24-year-old man convicted of manslaughter in death of a 78-year-old woman who was assaulted during a parking lot dispute in southern Sweden in March.

New arrivals need more than a ‘pat on the head’

New arrivals need more than a ‘pat on the head’

With Sweden just days away from enacting the most sweeping reform of its integration policy in 25 years, newly installed Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag of the Liberal Party explains how the new policies will help confront Sweden's integration challenge.

Swedish military called in to battle winter storm

Swedish military called in to battle winter storm

Temperatures as low as -36 degrees Celsius have been recorded in Sweden as snowfalls and storm winds play havoc with transport services.

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Refugee child denied care by Swedish hospital

A hospital in central Sweden refused to perform an operation on a 16-year-old unaccompanied refugee boy because the doctor didn't think the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) would pay for the procedure.

Somali militia issues Lars Vilks death threat

Somali militia issues Lars Vilks death threat

A Swedish fighter with al-Shabaab, a Somalian milita with ties to Al-Qaeda, has urged Muslims to kill an artist from Sweden who depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a dog, US monitoring group SITE said Tuesday.

Zlatan strike ensures Milan advance in Champions League

Zlatan strike ensures Milan advance in Champions League

AC Milan booked their place in the Champions League knockout phase after goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ronaldinho earned them a 2-0 win at an obdurate Auxerre on Tuesday.