27th March 201503/27/15
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...
17th March 2015
Hear Norrbotten county cut the need for abortions in half. Why the government wants so badly for Sweden to get a seat on the UN security council. United Nations Committee Against Torture reviews the rejection of an asylum seeker here. Find out why...
16th March 2015
Gifted school children left feeling bored and ignored in the classroom. Swedes no longer need to go to their gp's for a check-up - How about doing it on a webcam from home? And a sign language artist steals the show at the Swedish Song for Europe...
13th March 2015
After several years Sweden's head of public prosecutions changes tack and agrees to go to the UK to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange about alleged sex crimes here. Could skyscrapers made of wood be the future for environmentally-friendly...
12th March 2015
To cut down on the risk of terrorism, Swedish border police are getting ready to scan all passports, including EU citizens. Shortly after hosting the Nordic World Ski Championships, the international skiing federation is now encouraging Sweden to...
11th March 2015
Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador after Sweden cuts military ties.Tough times in the Swedish telecom industry as Ericsson announces its to cut over 2000 jobs.The way's clear for the first ever female leader of the Christian Democrats.
10 March 2015
Saudi Arabia's blocking of the Swedish Foreign minister from speaking at the Arab League yesterday has re-ignited the debate about Sweden's military co-operation with the country. Several political parties now want to terminate the agreement, but we...
9 March 2015
Saudi Arabia has blocked a speech by Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström, who had received a rare invitation to address the Arab League in Cairo today. We look at the implications of this. A triple murder has shocked the small town of Uddevalla...
6th March 2015
In The Friday edition of Radio Sweden - soldier shortage, Sweden's 100 most powerful women, Lars Kepler and Vasaloppet.
5th March 2015
Legal action has been launched against the state for the Skåne Police's Roma register. The government launches a new look into for-profit welfare services. And then more on new high-tech instruments for opera singers to use on the stage.
4th March 2015
Over 35 thousand passengers affected as the Norwegian airline pilot strike grows. Three years ago, over one thousand researchers were laid off at pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca in Södertälje. Now, almost all of them have have found new work. Find...
3rd March 2015
The Swedish government is to look into scrapping its budget surplus target, There's controversy over armed vehicles sold by Sweden to the Czech Republic, that are now being sold on to Iraq. Escalators across the Stockholm metro system are still shut...
2 March 2015
---BSK: Hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to strikes in Scandinavia's two biggest airlines - we look at what is behind the heated debate. Sweden deports Afghans whose asylum application here has failed. Now there is protest - from Afghan...
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