Police confirm: Sweden’s stolen crown jewels have been found

The search for both the culprits and the jewels gained international attention last summer after the 17th-century royal crowns were taken from the cathedral in Strängnäs, one hour from Stockholm, with the suspects then seen fleeing the scene on women’s bicycles and a motorboat.

The 17th-century crowns and orb were thought to be gone forever, when a security guard in Åkersberga, north of Stockholm, stumbled upon them in the early hours of Tuesday.

They were found in a rubbish bin marked ‘bomb’, which…
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