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Rebecka Roos

Uzbek suspect in Swedish attack sympathized with Islamic State: police

Apr 10 2017

STOCKHOLM An Uzbek man suspected of ramming a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people, had expressed sympathy for Islamic State and was wanted for failing to comply with a deportation order, Swedish police said on Sunday.

H&M profit surprise lifts shares, store mix under review

Jan 31 2017

STOCKHOLM Fashion retailer H&M surprised investors on Tuesday with a small increase in quarterly profit and said it would review its mix of stores and brands, and invest more in e-commerce, lifting its shares to a one-month high.

Nordic countries point the way to cashless societies

Jan 09 2015

STOCKHOLM/OSLO Nordic countries are leading a shift by rich nations towards cashless societies, providing a test case for whether the lower cost and convenience of using cards and smartphones for payments outweigh the risks of fraud and some people being left behind.

Nordic countries point the way to cashless societies

Jan 09 2015

STOCKHOLM/OSLO Nordic countries are leading a shift by rich nations towards cashless societies, providing a test case for whether the lower cost and convenience of using cards and smartphones for payments outweigh the risks of fraud and some people being left behind.

H&M misses profit forecasts, delays U.S. online launch

Sep 27 2012

STOCKHOLM The world's second-biggest clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz missed profit forecasts on Thursday, as grim economic conditions and a heatwave kept shoppers away and expensive currency transactions hit margins in the third quarter.

Cheap fashions help H&M beat European blues

Jun 20 2012

STOCKHOLM Hennes & Mauritz , the world's second-biggest clothing retailer, beat quarterly profit forecasts, joining larger rival Inditex in showing austerity-hit shoppers are keen to cheer themselves up with cheap fashions.

World News

Australia defends its handling of French submarine deal

SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia defended its scrapping of a deal for French submarines on Sunday, saying the government had raised concerns to Paris for months, as a new deal with the United States and Britain continued to fuel a multinational diplomatic crisis.