Radio Sweden Tuesday
Monday’s a black day for the Stockholm Stock Exchange as share prices plummet. As prices recover , we find out if Sweden’s in for a year of financial volatility.
A school decision to ban muslim pupils wearing headscarves indoors is overturned by Sweden’s National Agency For Education.
And , step aside 007 – this month’s Edge equips itself for a little international espionage.
Closing Music: Jose Gonzalez ” Heartbeats”
The Stockholm stock market fell by 5.3 percent on Monday, following the turbulence among global stock markets. Share prices recovered somewhat today but markets remain volatile. Radio Sweden’s Azariah Kiros asked Peter Malmqvist at Nordnet Bank what triggered the turbulence:
Recent Swedish events concerning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict have captured headline news and coloured the election wrangling. Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller reports:
Swedish schools are not allowed to ban the wearing of headscarves, as we hear in this report from Judi Milar:
This month’s edge attempts to make the secret world of espionage a little less mysterious. For today, an eager-to-learn Gaby Katz has donned a long raincoat and a black hat: