‘End pharmaceutical monopoly’
Sweden

‘End pharmaceutical monopoly’

A government inquiry has proposed the dismantlement of Sweden's state-owned pharmaceutical retail monopoly Apoteket.

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Sweden

Victory for topless bathers

A swimming pool in northern Sweden has said it will allow women to bathe topless, following a campaign by feminists.

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Sweden

Whopper coming to Stockholm bourse

Restaurant company Nordic Service Partners (NSP), which includes both the Burger King and Taco Bar brands, has been approved for listing on the Stockholm stock exchange.

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Sweden

Retrial declared in Sweden’s largest file-sharing case

The Linköping district court has decided to retry Sweden’s largest file sharing case.

Telia Sonera loses millions of emails
Sweden

Telia Sonera loses millions of emails

According to an initial investigation by telecom giant Telia Sonera, a series of technical and administrative failures led to 300,000 customers losing emails in last week’s server crash.

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Sweden

Homeless Swede hijacks Korean businessman’s identity

A homeless man from Gothenburg is facing prosecution after he was caught for the second time misappropriating the identity of a Korean businessman in order to obtain goods and services, Metro reports.

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Sweden

Teacher charged in sex for grades scandal

Prosecutors in Östersund have charged a high school teacher with abusing his position of trust for the sexual exploitation of an 18-year old male student, Östersunds-Posten reports.

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Sweden

Swede linked to al-Qaeda

Recruitment documents seized by American soldiers on the Iraqi-Syrian border have pointed to the involvement of a Swedish citizen in an organization with ties to al-Qaeda, Svenska Dagbladet reports.

State booze stores enjoy record Christmas
Sweden

State booze stores enjoy record Christmas

Sweden's state-owned alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget welcomed a record number of visitors over the Christmas and New Year period, with a total of 2.3 million customers making seasonal purchases, SVT reports.

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Sweden

ICA meat cheat scandal resurfaces

Two more ICA supermarkets have been found to have sold minced meat that had passed its sell-by date just weeks after the chain held a crisis meeting with store managers over its recent food hygiene scandal.