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Princess Madeleine of Sweden with her fiance Christopher O'Neill of the US. (AP Photo)

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine weds New York banker

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish Princess Madeleine fell in love in the Big Apple. Now she has said “yes” to New York banker Christopher O’Neill in a lavish wedding ceremony in Stockholm. Madeleine was wearing a […]

06/08/2013

Princess Lilian of Sweden

Princess whose forbidden love gripped Sweden dies

STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was one of the better kept secrets of Sweden’s royal household: a commoner and divorcee whose relationship with Prince Bertil was seen as a threat to the Bernadotte dynasty.

03/10/2013

An Ikea store. (AP Photo)

Horse meat found in Ikea’s Swedish meatballs

STOCKHOLM (AP) – Furniture retailer Ikea says it has halted all sales of meat balls in Sweden after Czech authorities detected horse meat in frozen meatballs that were labeled as beef and pork.

02/25/2013

In Sweden, man does time for convict friend

STOCKHOLM (AP) – A man convicted of smuggling in Sweden outwitted his jailers by sneaking in a friend to serve most of his yearlong sentence. Prison officials say the identity of the false convict was […]

09/29/2012

Ecuador grants political asylum to Assange

(AP) – Ecuador says it’s giving asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. But the decision won’t have any immediate effect on the standoff at the […]

08/16/2012

Man claims to be missing US Air Force deserter

(AP) – A Swedish lawyer representing a man who claims to be a former U.S. airman who deserted his post in Germany 28 years ago says her client decided to come forward as he missed […]

06/19/2012

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