All members of Sweden's Roma community who were registered in an illegal police database will receive state compensation - a decision that human-rights activists describe as “historic”.
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- Roma Register.
- Very serious situation.
Sweden's towns, villages and cities have been warned to plan for emergency water deliveries and hosepipe bans in a letter from nine Swedish agencies, including the Swedish civil contingencies agency MSB and SMHI.
- 1 av 4Esitinho (middle, next to his father on the left) and P.E. teacher Ahmed Saud. Credit: Dave Russell/Sveriges Radio2 av 4Emilia Bjurgren, Vice Mayor of Stockholm, responsible for sports at the unveiling of a "maxi-pitch" in Husby, donated by UEFA in connection with Wednesday's Europa Cup Final. Credit: Dave Russell/Sveriges Radio3 av 4Maxi pitch.
It is not just bars, hotels and shops that are reaping the benefits of the Europa League Final at Friends Arena. Youngsters in the suburb of Husby have received a boost from European football's governing body UEFA with a SEK 1 million new football pitch.
The first of eight historic buildings in the city of Kiruna was moved on Wednesday morning, a major milestone in the project of moving the entire city 3km to the east.
- Margareta Kitlinski: Chinese patients have completely different fertility challenges(2:05 min) (2:05 min)Around 50 Chinese couples a year.
A fertility clinic in southern Sweden will soon offer IVF-treatment to Chinese couples who are seeking to conceive again as the country has ended its one-child policy.
- Manchester bombing
Teenagers in Stockholm on Tuesday told Radio Sweden of their horror at the Manchester Arena bombing but refused to be scared off from attending pop concerts this summer.
Sweden's foremost James Bond afficionado Anders Frejdh warmly remembers legendary 007 actor Roger Moore, who died Tuesday aged 89.
- Ajax fans: Our hearts are with them - United we stand - but Ajax will still win(2:51 min) (2:51 min)At Stockholm's Friends Arena.
Fans of Manchester United and Ajax are beginning to arrive in Stockholm ahead of Wednesday night's Europa League final at Friends Arena. Anticipation of the showpiece occasion has been tempered by Monday's Manchester Arena bombing.
- Manchester bomb.
Sweden's prime minister Stefan Löfven has called Monday night's bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester "a brutal and senseless attack".
- Andreas Schleicher: "Choice in itself is not a bad thing, but the issue is that the choice in Sweden came with deregulation(4:02 min) (4:02 min)Free choice of schools.
The leader of the OECD's Pisa study has backed a proposal to limit school choice in Sweden, saying that the combination of free choice and deregulation had damaged the country's education system.
- First time ever play-off victory over Canada.
Sweden won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship on Sunday, beating favourites Canada in a dramatic penalty shootout.
- Working with authorities.
A German worker for the Swedish NGO Operation Mercy was killed in Kabul on Saturday and her Afghan security guard beheaded. A second staff member, from Finland, is missing.
- No remuneration.
The end of ID checks at Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport has had no significant effect on the number of asylum seekers coming to Sweden, according to the latest statistics. Radio Sweden took a trip to find out.
- Inaugurated in April.
Malmö's Sydsvenkan newspaper on Monday warned in its main leader editorial that a new giant mosque risked spreading extremist ideology. Radio Sweden went to Friday prayers to find out.
- Swedish aid worker kidnapped and killed.
The trial in Congo against two men who are suspected of murdering Swedish aid worker Zaida Catalán could be an attempt by the regime to mislead the international community, according to a leading Congo expert.