Radio Sweden Monday
With a green light for a Hamas visit, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas snubs Sweden.
Adventurer Tomas Olsson is found dead after a Mount Everest fall.
A historic win for the Swedish national ice hockey team!
And we meet a jazz singer who is dedicating her latest CD to her late partner; a Swedish musician who perished in the tsunami disaster.
Closing Music: Carola, EVIGHET
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was scheduled to visit Stockholm for talks with government representatives last week. But as Azariah Kiros explains, that visit was cancelled:
Worst fears were confirmed at the weekend: a Swedish adventurer trying to ski down the north face of Mount Everest was killed during his descent. This was announced at the weekend after the body of Tomas Olsson was spotted, five days after a fall at 28,000 feet. Radio Sweden’s Dave Russell spoke to the 30-year-old before his record breaking attempt, and now brings us this report:
Ice Hockey fans were beside themselves as the Swedish national ice hockey team made history in Riga, Latvia on Sunday. Over to George Wood: