Live Blog: Eurovision Song Contest final

Live Blog: Eurovision Song Contest final

The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest Final is live in Malmö, southern Sweden. The Local brings you all the latest news, reactions, and details surrounding Europe's biggest pop music spectacle.

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Sweden beat Finland in hunt for hockey gold

Sweden advanced into the world ice hockey championship's gold medal match with a 3-0 win over their Nordic neighbours, longstanding rivals and co-hosts Finland in the semi-final on Saturday.

Three shot in jewellery heist on busy street

Three shot in jewellery heist on busy street

Three people were wounded during an armed robbery on a jewellery store on a busy street in Ängelholm, southern Sweden on Saturday.

County council admits to buying out ‘bomb man’

County council admits to buying out ‘bomb man’

The Sörmland County Council in central Sweden "accidentally" hired a convicted criminal who had served a long prison sentence for attempted blackmail and sabotage. The 47-year-old man had threatened to blow up oil storage tanks in the Södertälje harbour in 2005, an incident which received national attention.

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Man wounded in schoolyard shooting

Panic broke out at a Gothenburg school on Friday evening as one man was injured in a shooting which could be linked to a violent robbery that took place in the area on the same day.

Teen girl admits to Instagram ‘slut-shaming’

Teen girl admits to Instagram ‘slut-shaming’

A 15-year-old girl has admitted to setting up the Instagram account that caused hundreds of teenagers to riot in Gothenburg last year, but her 16-year-old friend has denied involvement.

Fierce hockey rivals go head to head

Fierce hockey rivals go head to head

Ice hockey World Championships co-hosts Sweden and Finland continue their long-standing rivalry on Saturday with a place in the gold medal match at stake.