Radio Sweden Tuesday
Sweden’s Finance Minister promises a wave of reforms in his pre-election budget.
The country’s being used as a transit stop for people smuggling by a gang known as snakeheads.
Swedes go crazy egg-crazy over Easter.
And in this month’s edition of Timeline, we visit the Museum of Medieval Stockholm. A place that explores the city’s past, but has an unsure future.
Closing Music: el perro del mar ”This loneliness”
Sweden’s Finance Minister Per Nuder presented the government’ spring budget to parliament Tuesday. The main burning point - high unemployment - as Bill Schiller tells us:
Recently on Radio Sweden, we told you the numbers of Chinese children seeking asylum here only to disappear after a couple of days on arrival. Now a Chinese couple will appear in court next week accused of people smuggling. Reporter Irini Mavroudis joins Dave Russell in the studio to tell us more:
Despite the arrival of bird flu , Swedes celebrated Easter with eggs as usual. And as our eggspert Mark Cummins reports, Swedes munched their way through 6 millions eggs on Easter Saturday: