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Malcolm Brabant is a special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour.
Malcolm’s Recent Stories
World Feb 07Crime spike in Germany puts pressure on immigration policy
A brutal murder of a 15-year-old girl in Southern Germany has placed the country's open-door immigration policy under intense scrutiny. In addition, a new government-sponsored study found that violent crime rose in one state by 10 percent in two years,…
Science Jan 02Can having a dog help you live longer?
A new scientific study from researchers in Sweden says having a dog can extend your life. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant explains more from Uppsala, a city near Stockholm in Sweden.
World Dec 26Is God beyond gender? Swedish church challenges traditional perception
According to the Church of Sweden, it’s preferable not to refer to God as a "he." The official decision to use gender-neutral language will be a change in the way that many Swedish churchgoers worship -- and one that has…
World Oct 30Catalonia stuck in bitter divide as Spain targets independence leaders
Spain’s central government moved to take full control of Catalonia and sought to prosecute its leaders after the province declared independence. But it must now work to bridge the divide between those who took to the streets over the weekend…
World Oct 17Far-right groups gain ground in Sweden and Germany amid migrant influx
Sunday’s election in Austria brought victory to 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, who was elected chancellor on an anti-immigrant platform. Earlier, a strengthened far-right party dealt a blow to returning leader Angela Merkel in Germany’s election. As Sweden’s election approaches next year,…
World Sep 13Column: How an uplifting story about refugees in Sardinia quickly unraveled
While trying to report on a farmers' cooperative on the Italian island of Sardinia, somehow we kicked a hornet’s nest and in the process got an interesting look at the underbelly of a country that’s struggling to cope with the…
World Oct 28Boat carrying refugees capsizes off coast of Lesbos
LESBOS, Greece -- A medical team worked frantically to revive a small child after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the coast on Wednesday. The doctor’s efforts were in vain.
World Aug 20Why Polish migrants decided to strike in the UK
In the latest of his reports on migration in Europe, special correspondent Malcolm Brabant examines the relationship between immigrant workers from Poland and the country they’d like to call home.