Ali Gharavi, a Swedish human rights activist recently arrested in Turkey, will have the chance to meet with his family while in jail, according to Brittis Edman from Amnesty International Sweden.
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- Jailed in Istanbul.
- Struggling students.
The government has said it will look into why students are failing to reach basic goals, but some teachers think the inquiry might not go far enough.
- Many injured.
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed two people and injured 120 others. The Swedish Foreign Ministry has confirmed that one of the dead was a Swedish citizen.
- Temporary measure.
The surveillance cameras installed in three Stockholm suburbs have helped push crime out of central areas and made more prosecutions possible, the local deputy police chief told Radio Sweden.
- Europa League.
Östersund FK, a club that was in the fourth tier of Swedish football as recently as 2013, has knocked Turkey’s Galatasaray out of the Europa League in a surprising upset.
- Prior injuries.
Swedish police have arrested a 50-year-old man on suspicion of murdering a woman and her three small children, who were found dead or injured at an apartment in Gothenburg on Thursday.
The marketer behind the competition which saw a train in Sweden named Trainy McTrainface tells Radio Sweden he is surprised both by the result and by the global coverage.
- Investigation launched.
Sweden's government has launched an inquiry into why secondary school students who are falling behind are not receiving the right support. The aim is to improve communication between the bodies responsible for student care.
- Permit issues.
Swedish telecommunications giant Telia has announced plans to fire 600 staff in Sweden after it was hit by unexpected costs linked to a delay in its fiber-optic roll-out.
- Mountain rescuer: If you are not well prepared, it's easy to get into trouble.(3:15 min) (3:15 min)'Blåbär' or 'bilberries'.
Inexperienced climbers are plaguing the mountain rescue team at Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain, with almost daily calls for help, often for as little as a twisted knee.
Boo Dahlin, chairman emeritus of Sweden's Surströmming Academy, came to Radio Sweden to convince us that Sweden's notoriously smelly fermented herring dish is, if not delicious, at least a taste that can be acquired.
- Swede and German held.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has weighed in behind Sweden’s effort to secure the release of the six human activists held in Turkey.
- Employment barrier.
Less than four percent of immigrants who lack a secondary school education are trying to catch up with adult education classes, new figures show.
The government has come under fire for how it dealt with a scandal involving the National Transport Agency, which outsourced the handling of classified data to companies with no security clearance.
As Denmark moves to legalise medical cannabis, the Swedish Customs authority is fearing a rise in cannabis trafficking.
- Euro 2017.
Sweden played 0-0 against Germany in their opening match in the Euro 2017. This was the first time in 22 years that the Swedes did not lose a major tournament match against Germany.