Radio Sweden Monday
Anti-abortion campaigners suffer defeat at last week’s Christian Democratic party congress. All the motions for limiting abortion rights were voted down.
Sweden offers a home to over 40 percent of the EU’s Iraqi refugees. We visit ”Little Baghdad” in Södertälje.
And in these brief but intense summer months, culture enjoys life out-doors. Open-air music festivals and theatre performances abound. Join us for pop, rock and jazz at the water’s edge.
Closing Music: Janne Bark, UNDER MIN STJÄRNA
Sweden takes in more 40 percent of the EU’s Iraqi refugees and Södertälje becomes home for the lion’s share of them. But problems include housing and unemployment. Follow our reporter Nick Chipperfield as he discovers a ”little Baghdad” in this lively Swedish town:
The Christian Democratic party congress saw anti-abortion campaigners suffer a crushing defeat, when the party voted to maintain its current stand on the issue. Tom McAlinden can tell us more:
In these brief but intense summer months here in Sweden, culture also goes outdoors, with open-air music festivals, park theater throughout the country, concerts on boats and performances on some of the thousands of islands in the Stockholm archipelago. Let’s join Bill Schiller at a music-filled pub on the waterfront on the island of Runmarö not far from the Swedish capital: