News Dmytro Bulatov,a Ukrainian opposition activist, says he was kidnapped and tortured

He led AutoMaidan protest movement that organised motorcades outside the houses of politicians and oligarchs

The Spain players after their 4-0 win over Italy in the European Championship final in Kiev in July

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1 July: Beautiful Spain smash Italy in the Euro 2012 final

Spain captain Iker Casillas lifts the Euro 2012 trophy

Sam Wallace: More pointless expense piled on to fans

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Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring England’s first goal

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England had their disappointments at the end of a night that had promised so much

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his hat-trick goal

Centurion Steven Gerrard pays tribute to four-goal Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic scores all of Sweden’s goals in brilliant individual display as England beaten 4-2 in friendly

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<p><b>June 17, 1992: Sweden 2 England 1, European Championship finals group stage</b></p>
England were dumped out of Euro 92 by the host nation after surrendering a lead in their final group match. David Platt put Graham Taylor's men ahead but Sweden hit back through Jan Eriksson. Taylor controversially and bizarrely took Gary Lineker off and Tomas Brolin netted a famous winner.

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England travel to Stockholm to face Sweden in a friendly tonight.

Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic hails 'fantastic' Steven Gerrard

Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hailed the qualities of England counterpart Steven Gerrard who is set to win his 100th cap in tomorrow's clash between the two countries in Stockholm.

I was right to quit Liverpool for Fulham, says Alexander Kacaniklic

Sweden winger Alexander Kacaniklic claims he made the right decision to quit Liverpool for Fulham at the start of the Roy Hodgson era, ahead of tomorrow's friendly international with England at the Friends Arena.

Four UK cities make Europe's top 10 destinations list

Four UK cities are among Europe's top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations.

Hundreds protest alleged Ukraine election fraud

Hundreds of Ukrainians protested alleged fraud in last month's parliamentary election and the opposition threatened to boycott the new parliament and call for a re-vote today.

People walk in a street of Kiev as fireworks launched by supporters of Viktor Yanukovych's Regions Party burst in the sky

Western monitors decry Ukraine election

Western observers on Monday slammed the conduct of Ukraine's parliamentary election held Sunday, calling it a "disappointment" and a "step backwards" for democracy.

Danny Welbeck impressed against San Marino but may not start in Poland

Sam Wallace: Why this Warsaw trip is the acid test for manager

There comes a time in the life of every England qualifying campaign for a major tournament when the team are required to lay down a marker and, three games in on the road to the 2014 World Cup finals, that time feels like tomorrow night in Warsaw.

Liverpool could face Dundee United in Europa League draw

Liverpool could face Dundee United in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League, which is due to be drawn later today.

England's coach Gary Neville calls for realism and insists Hodgson’s work can be built upon

Wake up, we are way behind, says Neville

Roy Hodgson's coach Gary Neville has said the notion that England must always beat nations such as Italy is "arrogant" and "disrespectful" to such opposition and that a major dose of realism is required to dispel the expectation that the national team have to go close to winning every tournament they play in.

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