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'In northern Sweden we lock our door to shut out the friendly people'

Paul Connolly's life today and before. Photo: Private & Nina Eirin Rangøy/NTB scanpix/TT

Published: 07.Nov.2018 06:59 hrs

What happens when you take a big city man and drop him in rural northern Sweden? Let's just say that born-and-bred Londoner Paul Connolly has a few stories to tell you.

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My girlfriend and I were watching the final episode of the last season of The Bridge when it happened. A dark car rolled slowly past our house, car stereo bassline juddering. Through the windows of our living room, I could see youths in the car.

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