European fintech startup iZettle has raised Ă˘Â‚Â¬40m ahead of a potential IPO.
One of Europe's most highly funded fintechsÂ used byÂ shops, stalls and small businesses across Britain has landed fresh funding from investors ahead of a potential IPO. Payments startup iZettle has raised €40mÂ , led by long-term backer Dawn CapitalÂ and Sweden's multibillion poundÂ stateÂ pension fund, a new investor ...
Amnesty condemns Iran death sentence for Swedish resident.
Human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday that Iran's courts had "run roughshod over the rule of law" by confirming the death sentence of an academic accused of espionage during nuclear talks with world powers.
Stockholm mayor: Cohesion policy is strongest form of EU solidarity.
Stockholm produces more billion dollar companies than any other place outside Silicon Valley and the European Commission recently proclaimed it Europe's most innovative region. MayorÂ Karin WanngĂĄrd explained how her city hangs onto its talent and why it is such a popular breeding ground for 'unicorns'.
Criticism against double standard for working moms.
Sweden consistently ranks in the top five of the WEF international gender equality study, but when Therese Albrechtson became a mother, she discovered a double standard as a mom who wanted to go back to work soon after giving birth.
Volvo puts Swedish families to work on driverless data-slurp trials
Playing catchup with Britain, or taking a slightly different tack? Two Swedish families are to start data-gathering trials for Volvo's driverless car project, revealing that the Chinese-owned Swedish carmaker is quite a long way behind British autonomous vehicle R&D.â€¦
Police Probe Attempted Arson Against Jewish Chapel in MalmĂ¶
Swedish police on Monday said they are probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Two burning objects had been thrown at chapel, located at a Jewish cemetery, in Sweden's third largest city of ...
Swedish luxury car maker Volvo Cars on Tuesday launched the new version of its SUV XC60. The car is priced at Rs 55.9 lakh . The new XC60 comes with various advanced safety features including technology to detect pedestrians and cyclists and steer assist. Other features include air suspension, four zone climate control, ...
Police probe attempted arson against Jewish chapel in MalmĂ¶
Swedish police on Monday said they are probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Onset of snow causes string of road accidents in southern Sweden
Sweden's national weather agency has warned that heavy snowfall is coming to the southern parts of the country, and police want drivers to be cautious after a night of accidents on the ice and tricky surfaces.
Swedish giant-killers Ă–stersund prepare to face Arsenal in Europa League
Arsenal's hopes of Europa League glory will be tested in the last 32 by Swedish minnows Ă–stersund, ironically coached by the only English manager left in European competition and founded the same month Arsene Wenger took over the Gunners.
Swedish women's handball team has viral hit with Zumba dance video
Fresh off the back of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the World Women's Handball Championship for the first time since 2001, the Swedish women's handball team have also chalked up a further success after one of their Instagram videos went viral.
Opinion: 'Give half of research grants to women, then we'll have more women Nobel Prize winners'
After a Nobel banquet celebrating another year's crop of winners -- all of them male -- Swedish MP Linda Snecker argues that the country must do more to promote and recognize the scientific achievements of women.
Bitcoin 'sect' stuns online broker in Sweden with 50-fold jump
STOCKHOLM, Dec 12 â€” Bitcoin futures just became a reality on Wall Street, but Sweden has been offering derivatives on the cryptocurrency for years. That gentrification has driven bitcoin trading in Scandinavia's biggest economy to alarming...
English manager of Swedish minnows plots Arsenal upset
The unheralded Englishman who has helped to transform Ostersunds from Swedish fourth division side to Europa League contenders has welcomed the prospect of a David and Goliath tie against Arsenal. The Gunners have been drawn against giant-killing Ostersunds in what is – on paper at least – one of the mismatches ...
11 tech startups top insurance firms think are ones to watch
Nearly a dozen startups looking to disrupt the insurance industry with technology such as artificial intelligenceÂ have been chosen for the latest cohort of a London programme, backed byÂ Lloyds Banking Group, Allianz, Scottish Widows and Confused.comÂ among several high-profile financial firms. The 11 early stage startups ...
Swedish police probe attempted arson at Jewish cemetery
HELSINKI Ă˘Â€Â” Police in Sweden say they are investigating an attempted arson at a Jewish cemetery.Remnants of two glass bottles with flammable contents were found Monday near the chapel at the cemetery in Malmo, Sweden's third-largest...
Politicians praised for "forceful" response to antisemitism
The widespread condemnation of the suspected arson attack against a synagogue in Gothenburg on Saturday shows a shift in how politicians deal with antisemitism, says the chairman of the Swedish Committee against Antisemitism.
Swedish think tank: South Korea's arms sales record high
South Korea's arms sales hit record levels last year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea, complicated relations with China and a government decision to increase domestic arms production, a Swedish think tank said Monday.
Swedish think tank: South Korea's arms sales record high
HELSINKI Ă˘Â€Â” A Swedish think tank says South Korea's arms sales hit record levels last year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea, complicated relations with China and a government decision to increase domestic...
Arsenal's Europa League hopes to be tested by Swedish minnows
NYON, Dec 11 â€” Arsenal's hopes of Europa League glory will be tested in the last 32 by Swedish minnows Ostersunds, ironically coached by the only English manager left in European competition and founded in the same month Arsene Wenger took...
Swedish PM condemns attempted arson attack at synagogue as three arrested
Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the fire did not reach the synagogue or an adjacent meeting house where Jewish youths had gathered when the attack took place late on Saturday, ...
On Friday night, an anti-Trump rally in MalmĂ¶ drew about 200 people, many of whom shouted anti-Jewish remarks and threatened to "shoot the Jews." Saturday's attack on the Gothenburg synagogue may have been immediately triggered by Trump's recognition of
3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue
Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as "unconscionable" and demanded that authorities take action.
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