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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]




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