Radio Sweden Monday
Crayfish parties are being held across the country, and the school holidays are over - the Swedish summer is most definitely drawing to a close. We report from Stockholm’s annual Midnight Race brings together some 17,000 runners in one last hurrah for the summer.
We also bring you reports that immigrant mothers are twice as likely to experience birthing complications than their Swedish counterparts.
And catch up with a happy band of young Swedish musicians, performing at Stockholm beach parties, weddings, and out on the islands of the archipelago.
Closing music: Per Gessle ”En Händig Man”
Women from immigrant groups in Sweden are twice as likely to suffer birth complications than their Swedish counterparts – with one of the causes being discrimination, unintentional or otherwise, on the part of medical staff. Mark Cummins tells us about a new report published Monday:
The 26th annual Midnight Race took place over the weekend in Stockholm, an event that marks the beginning of the end of summer. The 10-kilometer run was won by Swede Abdallah Lamghari. More than 15,000 runners took part. Radio Sweden’s Eddie de Oliveira met head organiser Göran Qvarford the day before the big event: