Radio Sweden Monday
We find out why Swedes love urban life. But it’s not all a bed of roses. Housing and the integration of immigrants are two of the problems.
What constitutes a security risk? Human rights organizations say Sweden is breaking international conventions with its anti-terror measures.
And fascinating rhythm has us on the go! Join us for some Swing and Lindy Hop dancing in the tiny village of Herräng.
Closing Music: Tomas Andersson Wij: HÄLSINGLAND
The Security Service Branch of the Swedish Police, SÄPO, has been criticised for turning away foreigners from this country on suspicion of terror links. Last year SÄPO sent a recommendation to the Swedish Migration Board to reject 65 people citing security risks. Now Human Rights organisations say that Sweden is breaking international conventions. George Wood has more:
What do Europeans think of their cities and life in the city? Azariah Kiros reports on a European Union study that shows Swedes are the most satisfied Europeans when it comes to navigating their urban jungles:
Twenty-five years ago, a group of Swedish swing dancers decided to invite an American instructor from New York to learn a few new moves. The one week course was held in the sleepy village of Herräng, one hundred kilometres north of Stockholm. Fast forward to 2007 and the annual event is still going strong with several thousand dancers from over 40 countries converging on the little village for around the clock dancing and the world’s biggest swing dance camp: