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Independent
Euro 2016: Chris Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for WalesIt was June 1958. Wales had reached the quarter-finals before being narrowly be
Euro 2016: Chris Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales
Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
It was June 1958. Wales had reached the quarter-finals before being narrowly beaten by Brazil. The Welsh had knocked out Hungary and struck the bar and the post three times against the Brazilians in Gothenburg. When they returned, it was to... Read more
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Gamasutra
Zombie Vikings is launching today on PlayStation 4!Press release -- Gothenburg, Sweden. September 1, 2015 Today, September 1, Zom
Zombie Vikings is launching today on PlayStation 4!
Gamasutra / Posted 11 hours ago
Press release -- Gothenburg, Sweden. September 1, 2015 Today, September 1, Zombie Vikings is being released digitally on PlayStation 4 in both Europe, Australia and the Americas. In a few days it will also be available in Japan and selected parts of... Read more
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BBC News
From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey
BBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America From Turkey to Sweden:... Read more
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The Local
Video of Swedish longboarder goes viralIshtar Tussilago taking a tight corner in the Norwegian mountains. Photo: Scree
Video of Swedish longboarder goes viral
The Local / Posted 13 hours ago
Ishtar Tussilago taking a tight corner in the Norwegian mountains. Photo: Screengrab The Local · 1 Sep 2015, 16:56 Published: 01 Sep 2015 16:56 GMT+02:00 Stunning footage of Swedish longboarder Ishtar... Read more
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The Local
Swede's review of night in drunk tank goes viralGeneric file picture of a Swedish police station. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
Swede's review of night in drunk tank goes viral
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
Generic file picture of a Swedish police station. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT Emma Löfgren · 18 Aug 2015, 18:10 Published: 18 Aug 2015 18:10 GMT+02:00 A Swedish deputy police boss has told The Local... Read more
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The Local
Swede wakes up with Justin Bieber on his bumThe Swede says he can't remember how he ended up with Bieber's name on his back
Swede wakes up with Justin Bieber on his bum
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
The Swede says he can't remember how he ended up with Bieber's name on his backside. Photo: stamminen/Instagram Sophie Inge · 1 Sep 2015, 16:02 Published: 01 Sep 2015 16:02 GMT+02:00 A man in central... Read more
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The Local
Microsoft to buy Swedish Minecraft makers Oliver Gee · 15 Sep 2014, 15:22 Published: 15 Sep 2014 15:08 GMT+02:00 Upda
Microsoft to buy Swedish Minecraft makers
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
Oliver Gee · 15 Sep 2014, 15:22 Published: 15 Sep 2014 15:08 GMT+02:00 Updated: 15 Sep 2014 15:22 GMT+02:00 UPDATED: Microsoft announced on Monday that it was buying Swedish company Mojang, which was... Read more
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The Local
Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victoryMalmö FF coach Åge Hareide hugs Yoshimar Yotún. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT
Tributes for Malmö after stunning play-off victory
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
Malmö FF coach Åge Hareide hugs Yoshimar Yotún. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT AFP/The Local · 26 Aug 2015, 07:10 Published: 26 Aug 2015 07:10 GMT+02:00 Swedish star footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic... Read more
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The Local
UK teacher challenges Swedes to Minecraft Published: 04 Feb 2013 17:28 GMT+01:00 An English high school has taken noti
UK teacher challenges Swedes to Minecraft
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
Published: 04 Feb 2013 17:28 GMT+01:00 An English high school has taken notice after teachers in Stockholm introduced compulsory Minecraft lessons for 13-year-old students, with one Englishman keen to pit... Read more
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The Local
Bananas free Swedish man from speeding fineThese are not the bananas on trial. Photo: Leif R Jansson/SCANPIX The Local
Bananas free Swedish man from speeding fine
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
These are not the bananas on trial. Photo: Leif R Jansson/SCANPIX The Local · 31 Jul 2015, 17:00 Published: 31 Jul 2015 08:22 GMT+02:00 Updated: 31 Jul 2015 17:00 GMT+02:00 A Swedish driver has escaped... Read more
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The Local
Polish football hooligans sentenced in SwedenThe match between IFK Gothenburg and Slask Wroclaw on July 23rd. Photo: Björn L
Polish football hooligans sentenced in Sweden
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
The match between IFK Gothenburg and Slask Wroclaw on July 23rd. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT AFP/The Local · 1 Sep 2015, 15:36 Published: 01 Sep 2015 15:36 GMT+02:00 A Swedish court sentenced five... Read more
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The Local
Minecraft maker buys Sweden's priciest flat The Local · 9 Jun 2014, 14:08 Published: 09 Jun 2014 14:08 GMT+02:00 Sweden
Minecraft maker buys Sweden's priciest flat
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
The Local · 9 Jun 2014, 14:08 Published: 09 Jun 2014 14:08 GMT+02:00 Sweden's most expensive penthouse has just been sold to Markus "Notch" Persson, better known as the man behind Minecraft. The man who... Read more
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The Local
UK football parents 'threaten' Swedish kidsThousands of youngsters from all over the world travel to Gothenburg in western
UK football parents 'threaten' Swedish kids
The Local / Posted 14 hours ago
Thousands of youngsters from all over the world travel to Gothenburg in western Sweden to compete in the Gothia Cup every year. And on Wednesday it was time for Bollnäs P12 and a team led by British De La Salle Academy staff to show off their skills... Read more
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The Local
Swedish jogger praised for viral feminist postJoakim Rosenqvist, 20, was out jogging one night on a running track in his loca
Swedish jogger praised for viral feminist post
The Local / Posted 19 hours ago
Joakim Rosenqvist, 20, was out jogging one night on a running track in his local area of Bohus, north of Gothenburg, when he almost bumped into a woman coming around the corner. His encounter with the woman inspired the jogger to document the... Read more
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The Local
'Sweden should target women extremists more'The radical Islamist Al-Shabaab group in Somalia. Photo: Mohamed Sheikh Nor/TT
'Sweden should target women extremists more'
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
The radical Islamist Al-Shabaab group in Somalia. Photo: Mohamed Sheikh Nor/TT The Local · 1 Sep 2015, 07:43 Published: 01 Sep 2015 07:43 GMT+02:00 Updated: 01 Sep 2015 07:43 GMT+02:00 Female... Read more
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The Local
Rain or shine? Swedes debate shaky weatherSwedes are holding out hope for a nice summer. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT The
Rain or shine? Swedes debate shaky weather
The Local / Posted 22 hours ago
Swedes are holding out hope for a nice summer. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT The Local · 21 Jul 2015, 18:02 Published: 21 Jul 2015 18:02 GMT+02:00 Swedes are obsessed with the weather, especially at this... Read more
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The Local
Sweden and Ecuador set to launch Assange talksWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Photo: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth The Lo
Sweden and Ecuador set to launch Assange talks
The Local / Posted 23 hours ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Photo: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 18:13 Published: 28 Aug 2015 15:46 GMT+02:00 Updated: 28 Aug 2015 18:13 GMT+02:00 Sweden is seeking to... Read more
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The Local
Sweden edges closer to Assange interrogationJulian Assange with US pastor Jesse James on the balcony of Ecuador's London em
Sweden edges closer to Assange interrogation
The Local / Posted 23 hours ago
Julian Assange with US pastor Jesse James on the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy. Photo: Yui Mok/PA via AP AFP/The Local · 1 Sep 2015, 06:41 Published: 01 Sep 2015 06:41 GMT+02:00 Sweden hopes to... Read more
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The Local
Timeline: Julian Assange sex allegationsJulian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 1 Se
Timeline: Julian Assange sex allegations
The Local / Posted 23 hours ago
Julian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 1 Sep 2015, 06:59 Published: 28 Oct 2014 12:09 GMT+01:00 Updated: 01 Sep 2015 06:59 GMT+02:00 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is... Read more
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The Local
Assange lawyer: 'Julian is disappointed'Julian Assange in Stockholm in August 2010. Photo: Bertil Ericsson/TT TT/AFP
Assange lawyer: 'Julian is disappointed'
The Local / Posted 23 hours ago
Julian Assange in Stockholm in August 2010. Photo: Bertil Ericsson/TT TT/AFP/The Local · 13 Aug 2015, 17:23 Published: 13 Aug 2015 12:05 GMT+02:00 Updated: 13 Aug 2015 17:23 GMT+02:00 UPDATED: Swedish... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Week Zero High School Football Heroes - Part 1Posted Monday, August 31, 2015, at 9:45 PM East Butler's Skyler Ratkovec (now
Week Zero High School Football Heroes - Part 1
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted yesterday
Posted Monday, August 31, 2015, at 9:45 PM East Butler's Skyler Ratkovec (now #4) did it all against Nebraska Christian last Friday. by Bobby Mills (1000... Read more
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The Local
Sweden critical of UK policy on Calais migrantsMigrants step over a fence as they escape from railway police officers in Calai
Sweden critical of UK policy on Calais migrants
The Local / Posted yesterday
Migrants step over a fence as they escape from railway police officers in Calais. Photo: Thibault Camus AP/TT. The Local · 2 Aug 2015, 16:03 Published: 02 Aug 2015 16:03 GMT+02:00 The Swedish... Read more
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The Local
Thousands saved by Swedish rescue shipThe Swedish coastguard crew leaves behind three dramatic months taking part in
Thousands saved by Swedish rescue ship
The Local / Posted yesterday
The Swedish coastguard crew leaves behind three dramatic months taking part in the EU's border operation Triton. Its last effort saw 572 migrants rescued from a rubber boat off the coast of Libya – but 52 dead bodies were tragically found below deck... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi Dynamos announce pre-season schedule As a part of their Pre-season campaign Delhi Dynamos is set to take Sweden by
Delhi Dynamos announce pre-season schedule
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
As a part of their Pre-season campaign Delhi Dynamos is set to take Sweden by the storm as they will be traveling with their full squad to the Scandinavian paradise. The team will also play three friendly... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Scouting Report - Free Agentshe has played in 6 Champions League qualifiers. His current market value is ar
Scouting Report - Free Agents
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
he has played in 6 Champions League qualifiers. His current market value is around �3m and there was interest from EPL teams back in January. So far this summer he has been training with Sparta Prague in his homeland, so far though it seems he is a... Read more
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The Local
US senator warns of Putin on visit to SwedenUS senator John McCain met Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström on Wednesd
US senator warns of Putin on visit to Sweden
The Local / Posted yesterday
US senator John McCain met Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström on Wednesday. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT TT/The Local · 19 Aug 2015, 16:37 Published: 19 Aug 2015 16:37 GMT+02:00 US senator and... Read more
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The Local
Swedish air force to fly through Russian skiesThese are not the planes involved in the operation. Photo: Lars Pehrson/SvD/TT
Swedish air force to fly through Russian skies
The Local / Posted yesterday
These are not the planes involved in the operation. Photo: Lars Pehrson/SvD/TT The Local · 12 Aug 2015, 10:31 Published: 12 Aug 2015 08:23 GMT+02:00 Updated: 12 Aug 2015 10:31 GMT+02:00 Swedish and... Read more
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The Local
Sweden to boost military ties with United StatesSwedish planes will conduct drills with American aircraft in September. Photo:
Sweden to boost military ties with United States
The Local / Posted yesterday
Swedish planes will conduct drills with American aircraft in September. Photo: AFP AFP/The Local · 22 Aug 2015, 12:48 Published: 22 Aug 2015 12:48 GMT+02:00 Sweden will increase its military... Read more
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The Local
Russian jets spotted off Sweden's east coastA picture of a Russian TU-22 jet taken at another occasion. Photo: AP Photo/Pav
Russian jets spotted off Sweden's east coast
The Local / Posted yesterday
A picture of a Russian TU-22 jet taken at another occasion. Photo: AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin Emma Löfgren · 31 Aug 2015, 15:16 Published: 31 Aug 2015 15:16 GMT+02:00 Swedish military identified and... Read more
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Philly.com
In Sweden, a college town that switches gears to gorgeous countrysideHe was, as the Swedes say, full. Lund, set amid flat farmland in Sweden's far
In Sweden, a college town that switches gears to gorgeous countryside
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
He was, as the Swedes say, full. Lund, set amid flat farmland in Sweden's far south, isn't always this lively. It doesn't have the big-city buzz of Stockholm, or even the gritty sprawl of Gothenburg, 160 miles to the north. But it is older and more... Read more
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The Local
Chinese firm in bid to build Swedish railwayChina Railway Construction's chief engineer Xu Keliang. Photo: News Øresund
Chinese firm in bid to build Swedish railway
The Local / Posted yesterday
China Railway Construction's chief engineer Xu Keliang. Photo: News Øresund The Local · 31 Aug 2015, 13:30 Published: 31 Aug 2015 13:30 GMT+02:00 A Chinese company has made an offer to build a planned... Read more
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The Local
The ultimate guide to Sweden's party leadersSocial Democrats (Socialdemokraterna) Current role: Prime Minister of Sweden s
The ultimate guide to Sweden's party leaders
The Local / Posted yesterday
Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterna) Current role: Prime Minister of Sweden since 2014 Background: Formerly the head of one of the country's most powerful unions, IF Metall, Stefan Löfven was persuaded to stand for leadership following record-low... Read more
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The Local
Sweden's green leader in second Auschwitz gaffeÅsa Romson at Sweden's Almedalen Week. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT The Local ·
Sweden's green leader in second Auschwitz gaffe
The Local / Posted yesterday
Åsa Romson at Sweden's Almedalen Week. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT The Local · 3 Jul 2015, 13:02 Published: 03 Jul 2015 08:27 GMT+02:00 Updated: 03 Jul 2015 13:02 GMT+02:00 UPDATED: Sweden's Deputy... Read more
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The Local
Sweden moves to save disputed Gotland forestEnvironment Minister Åsa Romson at Monday's press conference. Photo: Stig Hamma
Sweden moves to save disputed Gotland forest
The Local / Posted yesterday
Environment Minister Åsa Romson at Monday's press conference. Photo: Stig Hammarstedt/TT TT/The Local · 31 Aug 2015, 12:29 Published: 31 Aug 2015 12:29 GMT+02:00 A long-running dispute over a proposed... Read more
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The Local
How to make Swedish pickled beetrootPickled beetroot (inlagda rödbetor) is very popular in Sweden. Photo: Janerik H
How to make Swedish pickled beetroot
The Local / Posted yesterday
Pickled beetroot (inlagda rödbetor) is very popular in Sweden. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT The Local · 21 Aug 2015, 06:35 Published: 20 Aug 2015 17:27 GMT+02:00 Updated: 21 Aug 2015 06:35 GMT+02:00 Swedes... Read more
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The Local
US herring video is 'an insult to Sweden' Sophie Inge · 30 Jun 2015, 16:18 Published: 30 Jun 2015 12:18 GMT+02:00 Upd
US herring video is 'an insult to Sweden'
The Local / Posted yesterday
Sophie Inge · 30 Jun 2015, 16:18 Published: 30 Jun 2015 12:18 GMT+02:00 Updated: 30 Jun 2015 16:18 GMT+02:00 A fermented herring expert has expressed outrage at a BuzzFeed video in which Americans turn up... Read more
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New Kerala
Delhi Dynamos to conduct ISL pre-tournament training in Sweden Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos will conduct its pre-tourna
Delhi Dynamos to conduct ISL pre-tournament training in Sweden
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos will conduct its pre-tournament training camp in Sweden, the team announced on Monday. Dynamos will reach the Scandinavian country... Read more
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The Local
Stockholm bin men rescue doomed kitten'It trembled like a leaf'. Photo: Bekir Mercil/Private The Local · 28 Aug 20
Stockholm bin men rescue doomed kitten
The Local / Posted yesterday
'It trembled like a leaf'. Photo: Bekir Mercil/Private The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 17:59 Published: 28 Aug 2015 17:59 GMT+02:00 Stockholm waste collector Bekir Mercil and his two colleagues were on Friday... Read more
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The Local
Were human smugglers on board boat of death?The Swedish coastguard ship reaching the port of Palermo. Photo: Kustbevakninge
Were human smugglers on board boat of death?
The Local / Posted yesterday
The Swedish coastguard ship reaching the port of Palermo. Photo: Kustbevakningen TT/AFP/The Local · 28 Aug 2015, 07:30 Published: 28 Aug 2015 07:30 GMT+02:00 Swedish officials suspect that people... Read more
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The Local
UN: Sweden is bearing brunt of migrant crisisMigrants arriving in Greece earlier this month. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko
UN: Sweden is bearing brunt of migrant crisis
The Local / Posted yesterday
Migrants arriving in Greece earlier this month. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/TT AFP/The Local · 18 Aug 2015, 11:29 Published: 18 Aug 2015 11:10 GMT+02:00 Updated: 18 Aug 2015 11:29... Read more
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The Local
Migrants trying to reach UK from GothenburgShipping containers in the port of Gothenburg. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT
Migrants trying to reach UK from Gothenburg
The Local / Posted yesterday
Shipping containers in the port of Gothenburg. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT TT/The Local · 21 Aug 2015, 07:35 Published: 20 Aug 2015 23:27 GMT+02:00 Updated: 21 Aug 2015 07:35 GMT+02:00 Sweden’s... Read more
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The Local
EU calls migrant crisis emergency talksThe Swedish coastguard rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Kustb
EU calls migrant crisis emergency talks
The Local / Posted yesterday
The Swedish coastguard rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Kustbevakningen The Local · 31 Aug 2015, 08:16 Published: 31 Aug 2015 08:16 GMT+02:00 The European Union has called an emergency... Read more
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Times of Malta
Education: the ugly Swedish modelThis article is not about human aesthetics. It is about how easy it is to becom
Education: the ugly Swedish model
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
This article is not about human aesthetics. It is about how easy it is to become complacent about education reform and how equally important it is to keep tweaking our education system to achieve excellence. For several years the Swedish education... Read more
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The Local
Swedish police: ‘Help us find kidnapped man’The police decided to disseminate the man’s picture and ask for the public's he
Swedish police: ‘Help us find kidnapped man’
The Local / Posted yesterday
The police decided to disseminate the man’s picture and ask for the public's help after asking the kidnapped man’s family. The kidnapped 27-year-old man is named Anton and he’s from Alingsås, 50km to the east of Gothenburg. “We hope it will lead us... Read more
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The Local
'Kidnapped' man found dead in western SwedenA search was launched last week after witnesses said they had seen the man, Ant
'Kidnapped' man found dead in western Sweden
The Local / Posted yesterday
A search was launched last week after witnesses said they had seen the man, Anton, being beaten by a group of three to four other men in a car park before being bundled into a red Passat. The police released his picture with the family's permission,... Read more
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The Daily Review
Sharpova out of U.S. OpenThe U.S. Tennis Association says Maria Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, is pulling ou
Sharpova out of U.S. Open
The Daily Review / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. Tennis Association says Maria Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, is pulling out of the U.S. Open on the eve of the tournament because of a leg injury. It's the second time in three years that the 2006 champion has withdrawn from the year's last... Read more
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NZCity
Team NZ snare America's Cup series leadTeam New Zealand have sailed to victory in the second round of the America's Cu
Team NZ snare America's Cup series lead
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
Team New Zealand have sailed to victory in the second round of the America's Cup world series in Sweden and snatched the overall lead in the process. The Kiwi syndicate enjoyed an excellent second day in light winds off Gothenburg after sitting... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand win Gothenburg regattaEmirates Team New Zealand celebrates their victory in Gothenburg. Emirates Tea
Team New Zealand win Gothenburg regatta
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates their victory in Gothenburg. Emirates Team New Zealand was victorious in Gothenburg today at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series. In conditions significantly lighter than the first day's racing, 5-7... Read more
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The Local
One dead after shooting and stabbing in RinkebyPolice examining the murder scene in Rinkeby. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT The Lo
One dead after shooting and stabbing in Rinkeby
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
Police examining the murder scene in Rinkeby. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT The Local · 30 Aug 2015, 16:59 Published: 30 Aug 2015 16:59 GMT+02:00 One person has been killed and three others injured in a... Read more
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The Local
Murder probe after teen shot to death in capitalA general view of the Bromsten area with Rinkeby in the background. Photo: Dan
Murder probe after teen shot to death in capital
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
A general view of the Bromsten area with Rinkeby in the background. Photo: Dan Hansson/SvD/SCANPIX Emma Löfgren · 23 Jul 2015, 11:05 Published: 23 Jul 2015 11:05 GMT+02:00 Stockholm police were on... Read more
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