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Sweden deserter 'still a wanted man': US military

Sweden deserter 'still a wanted man': US military

Officials with the US Air Force have said they still want to apprehend a former US airman who claims he has been living a secret life in Sweden for 28 years after deserting from a US military base in Germany.

'Gypsies not allowed' in UK Ikea car park

'Gypsies not allowed' in UK Ikea car park

An Ikea store near London has come under fire for its policy of questioning drivers about whether or not they are “gypsies” before allowing them entry to the store's car park.

Man didn't kill friend but did dump body: court

A 28-year-old man sentenced to 12 years in prison in April for murdering his best friend has had his conviction overturned on appeal, but was nevertheless found guilty of having thrown the victim's body in a sewer.

Reinfeldt: eurobonds 'totally wrong'

Reinfeldt: eurobonds 'totally wrong'

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt repeated on Monday his opposition to so-called eurobonds, insisting it was the wrong way to go in fighting the crisis crippling the eurozone.

'Extraordinary' shipwreck found off Swedish coast

'Extraordinary' shipwreck found off Swedish coast

An 800-year-old shipwreck has been found by divers off the south coast of Sweden, prompting archaeologists to ponder the potential treasures inside.

Man still in crashed car two days after wreck

A 37-year-old man who crashed his car in a ditch in central Sweden on early Saturday morning has refused to leave his vehicle, causing passing drivers to believe they had seen a corpse in a stranded car.

Police 'break-in' solves dangling hand mystery

Police 'break-in' solves dangling hand mystery

After a “lifeless” hand was reported hanging from a balcony in eastern Sweden, police broke into the flat only to make an unexpected discovery.

Zlatan: 'I'll keep playing football for Sweden'

Zlatan: 'I'll keep playing football for Sweden'

Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic boosted his side's morale in timely fashion on Sunday by declaring he had no intention of retiring from international football despite their early exit from Euro 2012.

Zoo cuts off contact with wolves after fatal attack

Zoo cuts off contact with wolves after fatal attack

Authorities at the Kolmården zoo have put a stop to any close contact with their park's wolves after a female zookeeper was mauled and killed by a pack of wolves on Sunday.

Police seek answers for nightclub explosion

Police seek answers for nightclub explosion

Police and bomb technicians have launched an investigation into the explosion that rocked a busy nightclub in central Sweden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Murdered truck driver 'had biker gang ties'

A 53-year-old Danish man reported to be a member of the Outlaws criminal gang was found dead in a truck in southern Sweden on Sunday.