The Public Health Agency is to conduct a study into the sex lives of Swedes for the first time in 20 years, the minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport has said.
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- Public health.
- The fight against terrorism.
Sweden is increasing cooperation with the EU’s police authority Europol by placing a liaison officer from the Security Service, Säpo, in its headquarters for the first time.
- Among best performers previously.
Sweden’s four biggest banks will find out on Friday night whether they are well enough equipped to cope should there be another financial crisis.
A man, 35, was arrested at Arlanda airport, outside of Stockholm, on Friday morning by the border police.
- Moving further west.
The water shortages experienced by parts of southern Sweden during the spring have become worse this summer, Radio Sweden News reports.
- Signed one-year contract.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic began training with his new Manchester United team mates for the first time Thursday, ahead of his expected debut in Sweden this weekend.
Foreign states are spying on Swedish agencies, the Security Service has warned. They say there’s a danger that companies government agencies outsource work to are actually operated by foreign powers trying to get information about Sweden.
- Not tested on Swedish mosquitoes yet.
A team of Swedish and Ethiopian chemical ecologists may have found a new type of mosquito repellent, the scent of chickens.
- Currently have to wait.
Asylum seekers should be allowed to begin studying at university while they are still waiting for a decision from the Migration Agency about being allowed to stay in the country, the Swedish Higher Education Authority has argued.
- Most from Russia and Islamic State.
Psychological warfare is becoming an increasing threat to Sweden with the country exposed to daily attacks of disinformation, say the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
- Laid groundwork for modern left.
Left Party - Communists leader from 1964-1975, C-H Hermansson, has died. He helped usher in the modern left in Sweden during his time as party leader.
- 1 av 7Some people believe that new drinking fountain models can cut down on the problem of people littering in the basins. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden2 av 7This out-of-function drinking fountain in Stockholm has become a de facto trash can. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden3 av 7Karl Lindahl poses by a public drinking fountain at Nybroplan in Stockholm. He would like to see more public drinking fountains installed. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden.4 av 7After receiving a "medborgarförslag" or proposal from a citizen to install public drinking fountains, the municipality of Örnsköldsvik, in the north of Sweden, has slated this square as the site for one of them. They expect to have it in place this August. Photo: Tommy Westin.6 av 7Free water.
Public drinking fountains seem to be gaining ground again, giving urban denizens more options for quenching their thirst free of charge. But considering the country's experience in the past, are people ready for them?
- Secret weapon.
Other European countries should study the cooperation between the tax agency and security service in Sweden to try to fight the financing of terrorism, a leading expert has said.
- Similar to alcoholism.
A government agency has begun to study the possibility of treating gambling addiction with medication, with findings to come this fall.
- Inspired by vintage pin-up photos.
The 2017 Trans Calendar released by RFSL at Stockholm Pride this week features photos inspired by Hollywood style, hoping to bring transgender issues to wider public.