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Desperation Post-it saves wife from abusive man
A post-it. File photo: Sarah Joy/Flickr

Desperation Post-it saves wife from abusive man

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was found guilty of locking in his wife in their own home. The woman was saved after she managed to throw a message out the window to the street below. READ () »

Man charged after Malmö man dangled off bridge

Man charged after Malmö man dangled off bridge

A man has been charged on the suspicion of aggravated assault after another man was badly beaten and nearly thrown off a bridge in Malmö, while his 18-month-old son looked on. READ () »

'History is repeating itself': Malmö on Nazism
Amie and other Malmöites spoke to The Local at Sunday's huge demo. Photo: Patrick Reilly

'History is repeating itself': Malmö on Nazism

IN PICTURES: A week on from a Nazi attack which left an activist fighting for his life, some 10,000 people swelled the streets of Malmö to protest against fascism. The Local’s Patrick Reilly joined their ranks. READ () »

Malmö neo-Nazi knife attack victim 'improving'
Sunday's demonstration in Malmö is expected to dwarf Saturday's in Stockholm. Photo: TT

Malmö neo-Nazi knife attack victim 'improving'

The 25-year-old man who was stabbed by neo-Nazis in Malmö last weekend is starting to show signs of improvement, according to reports, while thousands are expected to gather in the city for a demonstration against racism on Sunday. READ () »

'We can't rule out a Swedish Breivik': MP
Demonstrators marched on Sunday against the Nazi violence. Photo: TT

'We can't rule out a Swedish Breivik': MP

A high-profile Swedish MP said on Monday that "it couldn't be ruled out" that a Swedish equivalent to Norwegian right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was behind attacks in Malmö at the weekend that left one man in a critical condition. READ () »

Malmö factory fire spills 'molten lava' sugar
The initial blaze and the melted sugar. Photos: TT

Malmö factory fire spills 'molten lava' sugar

Swedish firefighters have battled for three days to control several thousand tonnes of sugar that have melted from the heat of an industrial fire and spilled out like 'lava' into the countryside. READ () »

Car fraud drains Malmö of millions
An unrelated car by the Öresund Bridge that connects Malmö to the continent. File: Jan Andersen/Flickr

Car fraud drains Malmö of millions

Malmö loses millions of kronor every year because one in ten cars in the southern city is registered under front owners who amass cars so the real users can escape parking tickets and become legally invisible. READ () »

Twenty skeletons appear in 'macabre' Malmö find
A worker removes soil near one of the skeletons. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Twenty skeletons appear in 'macabre' Malmö find

More than a dozen human skeletons have emerged from beneath a Malmö street in a "macabre" find that left workers startled and onlookers thrilled. But archaeologists reacted differently to the discovery. READ () »

Two blasts rock homes in southern Sweden
The aftermath of the Malmö explosion. Photo: Drago Prvulovic/TT

Two blasts rock homes in southern Sweden

Two explosions shook apartment buildings in southern Sweden on Monday morning in two separate incidents, one near Malmö and the other near Ystad. READ () »

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28 October 15:16

The Green Growth Group Summit »

"Today on the 28 October in Brussels, a large group of key EU Ministers and business people, including UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey, and Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek, will meet to discuss green growth. They all have a stake in resolving a challenge which, although it is crucial..." READ »

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