17 April 201504/17/15
How much money will Sweden set aside for its Armed Forces in the future? After two weeks, the political parties have finally reached an agreement. Tomorrow record stores in Sweden are inviting bands and selling off exclusive vinyls to bring up sales....
15th April 2015
Details on the red-green government's spring budget proposal. Why your toothpaste may be harming the Baltic Sea. Drones over the gardens of private citizens. "America's Little Sweden" in Lindström, Minnesota, forced to make do without its dots. And...
14th April 2015
Today we turn to kids and the media in light of a new survey showing how their habits are changing. We'll look at differences between how girls and boys consume digital media.And we'll also find out how parents are dealing with the internet as younger...
13th April 2015
Sweden is one of the most up to speed countries when it comes to broadband connections, but reports have shown big discrepencies between different parts of the country. We speak to Roija Rafii at Telia. The spring budget will be announced on...
10th April 2015
Could more defence co-operation between the Nordic nations be on the cards? There's trouble ahead for the planned Nobel Centre in central Stockholm, And then we hear from a new production of the eighties hit musical Chess.
April 9th 2015
Sweden is finalising plans to send 35 soldiers to Iraq as part of an international effort to stifle advancements of the Islamic State, and Swedish troops stationed in Mali claim they are not receiving enough food, according to newspaper Dagens...
8th April 2015
Could an open row between the Sweden Democrats and its youth wing lead to the party splitting up? Why are Swedish managers failing to live up to diversity goals? And Swedish fishermen may soon have to stop using gear containing toxic lead. Producer:...
7th April 2015
Two lawyers want the parliamentary justice ombudsman to investigate why some of the interpreters who worked for the Swedish Armed Forces in Afghanistan still haven't been granted asylum. Kids born late in the year are more often wrongly diagnosed with...
2nd April 2015
Train delays may cause Easter travellers to reroute or change their plans, and we try to get to the bottom of maintenance issues that are plaguing the rails. Sweden's role in mitigating conflicts in an increasingly turbulent Middle East is explored,...
1st April 2015
Today's program is full of awards, as we spoke to the director of PRAESA, the organisation that won this year's ALMA awards. We also spoke to the winners of this years Ig Nobel Prize, who made dashing discoveries about the way dogs' go about their...
31st March 2015
In today's Radio Sweden we ask if the new music streaming service Tidal can challenge Spotify. We preview the first ever football match between Sweden and Iran, and the winner is revealed of this year's world's biggest children's prize.
30th of March
Saudi Arabia's ambassador has returned to Sweden less than three weeks after he was recalled - so what was all the fuss about? The former foreign minister Carl Bildt is going to help out in the attempts to gain a Swedish seat in the UN security...
27th March 2015
Gas tax hike ahead, mental health ambulance unveiled, security clearance without citizenship, & Friday special guest is TV star realtor and author Fredrik Eklund. Producer: Loukas Christodoulou. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli.
26th March 2015
23 March 2015
Signs the Swedish economy is "brightening", but that might not help jobseekers. You might have a problem when you are old, if you do not speak Swedish like a native. We hear why there have never been so many young political leaders. Presenter: Loukas...
24th March 2015
Are neo-Nazi activities in Sweden on the up? Could IKEA-style flat packs be the answer for refugee camps across the globe? And then hear more about an unusual championship, in bird house construction.
23rd March 2015
Jimmie Åkesson looks set to return to his post as leader of the Sweden Democrats after being on sick leave for more than five months, several media outlets report today. As the number of asylum seekers grows, there are fears of overcrowding in the...
20th March 2015
Total eclipse, Arthur the stray dog reunited with Swedish adventurer. Just two of the stories to feature in the Friday edition of Radio Sweden. Presenter Dave Russell.
19th March 2015
A manhunt is underway in Gothenburg after gunmen stormed a bar on Wednesday night. Now, police and residents are worried about a spike in gang warfare. As many as half of all Swedes may be suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. We hear about the health...
18 March 2015
In today's Radio Sweden, Russian spies - we'll hear how the biggest security threat to Sweden last year came from Russia; and a quarter of a million pensioners here live below the poverty line - we ask an expert on how to best plan for the future. And...
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