Radio Sweden Wednesday
On the road, on the water and in the air: safety and security are on the agenda.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute shows a climbing curve when it comes to world military expenditure.
Some Swedes prefer to make their homes under the northern lights and others like big city neon. Hear the story of two people who packed their bags.
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Ten years ago the world was spending nearly 40 percent less on arms than it spent last year. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute estimates that world military expenditure in 2006 at more than 1200 billion US dollars. But as Azariah Kiros reports that is only part of the picture:
The questions of safety and security are capturing headlines in Sweden – for transportation on the road, on the water and in the air. Bill Schiller has the details:
A new report looks into how often the people of this Scandinavian nation pick up and relocate. Sweden’s three biggest cities, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, are the most popular destinations. But from the heat of the summer to the depths of winter, Tom McAlinden pits the South against the North to find out why some people are building a new life in remote areas brightened by the northern lights: