US airman emerges in Sweden after 28 years

US airman emerges in Sweden after 28 years

An American man who deserted from a US Air Force Base in Germany in 1984 has come forward after living a secret life in Sweden for nearly three decades, despite being wanted as a fugitive by the US military.

Government popularity on the up in polls

Government popularity on the up in polls

In April only 50 percent of Swedes considered the current centre-right government to be doing a good job, but a recent poll shows voters’ confidence has buoyed back up to 56 percent, breaking this year’s negative trend.

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Drunk thieves crash stolen moped into flat

Two men in their twenties were injured on Friday after stealing a moped and crashing it straight through an apartment window.

‘Full-time for all public staff’: Social Democrats

‘Full-time for all public staff’: Social Democrats

By the end of 2013, all publicly employed staff in Social Democrat governed municipalities will be offered full time work, and every new contract will be full time, the party promised on Saturday.

Summer hols stressful for passport issuers

Summer hols stressful for passport issuers

With vacations and summer holidays around the corner, travel figures are up, and Sweden’s passport-issuing police are buckling under the pressure.

Sweden out of Euros after England victory

Sweden out of Euros after England victory

England remained on course for a place in the knockout rounds of Euro 2012 after coming from behind to send Sweden crashing out of the tournament with a 3-2 victory here Friday.