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Swedish court adds second rape conviction for man in Nobel scandal

Swedish court adds second rape conviction for man in Nobel scandal

Published 03/12/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish appeals court on Monday found Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the center of a sex scandal that forced the postponement [more…]

Norway biotech Ultimovacs plans IPO to develop cancer drug

Norway biotech Ultimovacs plans IPO to develop cancer drug

Published 03/12/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Ultimovacs plans to raise around 700 million Norwegian crowns ($82 million) in an initial public offering in early 2019 to help [more…]

Swedish parliament to vote on Moderate leader Kristersson as new PM…

Swedish parliament to vote on Moderate leader Kristersson as new PM…

Published 05/11/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s parliament will vote next week on whether centre-right, Moderate Party leader Ulf Kristersson will become prime minister, the Speaker said on [more…]

Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the…

Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the…

Published 04/11/2018

MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. [more…]

Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Published 18/10/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) said on Thursday that it has dismissed 50 people over a U.S. corruption probe it warned [more…]

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee [more…]

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Published 04/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate [more…]

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

Published 02/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology [more…]

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel…

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel…

Published 01/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about [more…]

Swedish parliament to hold confidence vote in PM Lofven on Tuesday

Swedish parliament to hold confidence vote in PM Lofven on Tuesday

Published 24/09/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish lawmakers will hold a mandatory vote on Tuesday on whether parliament continues to support Prime Minister Stefan Lofven following the Sept. [more…]