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Helena Soderpalm

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky kicked and punched me, teenager tells Swedish court

30 Jul 2019

STOCKHOLM A teenager told a Swedish court on Tuesday that he was kicked and punched by U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage during an altercation outside a hamburger restaurant in Stockholm last month. | Video

Main shareholder offers to buy out Swedish fashion chain KappAhl

29 Jul 2019

STOCKHOLM Investment firm Mellby Gard, the biggest shareholder in Swedish fashion group KappAhl , on Monday made an offer to buy the rest of the retailer whose profits are under pressure from tough competition in a rapidly changing market.

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene

20 Jul 2019

STOCKHOLM Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky's detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President Donald Trump said he planned to call Sweden's prime minister about the case.

Ericsson warns on negative margin impact, shares fall 7%

17 Jul 2019

STOCKHOLM Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson posted quarterly earnings in line with forecasts but said it expected costs related to winning new contracts for its network business to hit profit margins in the second half of the year.

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation

20 May 2019

STOCKHOLM The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia.

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation

20 May 2019

STOCKHOLM The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia.

UPDATE 2-Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation

20 May 2019

STOCKHOLM, May 20 The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia.

Ericsson shares hit four-year high after profit tops forecasts for fifth quarter

17 Apr 2019

STOCKHOLM Ericsson posted a first-quarter profit on Wednesday that swept past forecasts due to strong growth in North America and cost cuts, spurring the telecom equipment maker to boost its full-year outlook for the global networks market.

Swedbank chairman quits over money laundering scandal

05 Apr 2019

STOCKHOLM Swedbank Chairman Lars Idermark has quit only a week after the lender's chief executive was ousted over her handling of a money laundering scandal, saying the controversy threatened to distract from his role as head of forestry group Sodra.

H&M shares fly off the shelves as turnaround strategy shows promise

29 Mar 2019

STOCKHOLM Fashion retailer H&M reported a much smaller than expected fall in quarterly profit on Friday as it sold more products at full price and margins held up, in a first sign that its turnaround strategy is producing results. | Video

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.