Radio Sweden Tuesday
Swedes are promised their property taxes will not go up anytime soon.
Politicians focus on Sweden’s Finnish speaking minority ahead of next month’s election.
”HeartBeat” finds out why the Health Square is itching to get its hands on the Prime Minister.
Closing Music: Niclas Wahlgren ”Ingen som du”
Taxes are high on the agenda ahead of this September’s election, and now Sweden’s Finance Minister has promised to freeze property taxes until 2008. He’s also going to change the way housing is financed.
Political parties on both the left and the right are now making special appeals to this Nordic nation’s largest minority group – the Swedish Finns. One report describes them as earlier suppressed immigrants transformed into a proud minority group and another demands better respect for the Finnish language throughout Sweden.
Why is Health Square itching to get its hands on the Prime Minister? From blood pressure to skin care, Gaby Katz puts herself through the paces in HeartBeat.