In Pictures: 10 photos that reveal the quaint beauty of Ystad

In Pictures: 10 photos that reveal the quaint beauty of Ystad

There's much more to Ystad than fictional detective Kurt Wallander. Street photographer Dan Gheorghita shares some of his best snaps with The Local.

Why prosecutor dropped probe against Swedish couple ‘who isolated children for years’

Why prosecutor dropped probe against Swedish couple ‘who isolated children for years’

Swedish couple ‘isolated children for nine years’ but why did no alarm bells ring?

Swedish couple ‘isolated children for nine years’ but why did no alarm bells ring?

Are these Sweden’s 12 prettiest towns?

Are these Sweden’s 12 prettiest towns?

Six cute Swedish towns you’ve never heard of

Six cute Swedish towns you’ve never heard of

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Eight hospitalised after Ystad gang fight

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Tractor boys mow down Swedish cops

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Sweden’s last vagabond wants to get stuffed

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Radio station silenced by fly invasion

‘Lawnmower man’ embarks on Swedish road trip

‘Lawnmower man’ embarks on Swedish road trip

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Parents ‘allowed to smack children’

‘Lawnmower man’ completes epic journey

‘Lawnmower man’ completes epic journey

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No bomb found at police station

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Truck driver smuggles 4,500 litres of alcohol into Sweden

Discover Ystad: Just follow the trail of blood

Discover Ystad: Just follow the trail of blood

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Fresh set of fires plagues Ystad

Orphan kangaroo Walter rejoins Ystad mob

Orphan kangaroo Walter rejoins Ystad mob

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Swedish schoolboy threatened by Irish gravel thieves

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Arson suspected in eight Österlen fires

Wallander: a Swedish detective in America

Wallander: a Swedish detective in America

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Boy remanded for murder of 19-year-old

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‘Dawn pyromaniac’ re-arrested in Skåne

Famed fictional resident helps Ystad land Swedish tourism prize

Famed fictional resident helps Ystad land Swedish tourism prize

Boy found guilty of murdering sister

Boy found guilty of murdering sister

Swedish couple take dog custody battle to court

Swedish couple take dog custody battle to court

‘Dusk and dawn pyromaniac’ faces court

‘Dusk and dawn pyromaniac’ faces court

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Eight years for ‘dusk and dawn’ pyromaniac

Woman fined for drunken golf cart joyride

Woman fined for drunken golf cart joyride

Convicted killer wants to ‘take a vacation’

Convicted killer wants to ‘take a vacation’

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Girlfriend-strangler given 16 years in prison

New wave of arson attacks hits Ystad

New wave of arson attacks hits Ystad

Police stumped by headless animal finds

Police stumped by headless animal finds

‘High tolerance’ cited in man’s drunk driving win

‘High tolerance’ cited in man’s drunk driving win