Radio Sweden Monday
A week of Nobel announcements kicked off today. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to Americans Mario R. Capecchi and Oliver Smithies, and Martin J. Evans of Britain. They are being honoured for their embryonic stem cell research.
Also in the programme:
Jobs top the debate as the Prime Minister and opposition leader have their first big face off since the election.
Residents in a Swedish city above the Arctic Circle can honestly say they felt the earth move. Iron-ore mining is the culprit.
Closing Music: Amy Diamond, IS IT LOVE
More power went to the people on Sunday as they pulled the strings in the first full-on post election debate between Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and opposition leader Mona Sahlin.
In Swedish city above the Artic Circle, residents are getting all shook up. And it’s no laughing matter - the very ground under their feet is shaking and there are stark warnings that homes and businesses will soon start to crack. Iron-ore mining underneath Kiruna has meant that holes are appearing closer and closer to the city and the earth threatens to swallow up homes and residents alike. Radio Sweden’s Tom McAlinden visited Kiruna to find out about plans to move thousands of people to safety .... but it’s no speedy evacuation - the timetable spans the next century.