The daily Dagens Nyheter found "indications" that advanced spying equipment has been placed in the area around the government building Rosenbad in Stockholm. On Wednesday evening the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority started to search the area.
- Search is underway.
- He was her uncle.
A district court in Karlskrona has convicted a couple for the death of an eight-year-old girl who was living with them.
- (3:20 min)17 december kl 16:27
Losing small cultural magazines could have big impact
Less money for small cultural magazines in Sweden, after the centre-right opposition got their proposal to take away three quarters of the state subsidy. Many of these magazines have few readers but the head of one of Sweden`s biggest attractions, the modern art museum in Malmö, says his institution will be hit by a knock on effect. And Jan Petter Nilsson condemns this cut. Reporter: Loukas Christoulou.Warning from Modern Art Museum.
The head of the Malmö branch of one of Sweden's biggest art attractions says his institution will be hit by a knock-on effect of a big cut in funding for culture magazines.
- 17 december kl 15:45
People without occupational pensions warned to plan ahead
"At least a tenth of employees in Sweden are not receiving occupational pension, which could put them at risk of only receiving the state pension when its time to retire. A state pension for a person who has worked here all their life will still only add up to about half their salary, so the Swedish Pensions Agency is warning people to think ahead. Radio Sweden`s Loukas Christodoulou interviewed Monica Petersson, a pensions expert with the agency."Retirement.
At least one in ten workers in Sweden will not be getting an occupational pension – or pension from their employer, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Anger against deputy speaker.
In parliament, several MPs have showed their disapproval of the second deputy speaker of the house, the Sweden Democrat Björn Söder, after he said Jews and Sami people do not belong to the Swedish nation. But the speaker of the house, the Social Democrat Urban Ahlin tells them off for doing so.
- (1:48 min)17 december kl 15:23
Starting next year many foreign students hoping to study in Sweden will have to foot the whole bill themselves now, after funding for scholarships is being cut. The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to non-European students, so that they may be able to study at Swedish universities. But next year, these scholarships are going to disappear.Money going to refugees instead.
Starting next year many foreign students hoping to study in Sweden will have to foot the whole bill themselves now, after funding for scholarships is being cut.
- Registry of women who have been abused.
Stockholm Police Chief Commissioner Mats Löfving responded to criticism over the police's registry of abused women, which Swedish Radio News revealed on Tuesday, admitting that he saw three problems with it:
- Wants Turkey to improve human rights.
Despite growing criticism against Turkey's eligibility as a candidate for EU membership, Sweden remains supportive of continuing the process, Sweden's Foreign Minister says.
- (6:33 min)17 december kl 15:34
Ace Wilder, Mapei, Little Jinder and Dante on their Grammis nominations
Award season will soon be upon us in the new year, when artists, musicians, actors and filmmakers are awarded for their achievements in 2014. This has been a great year for Swedish pop music, with artists such as Tove Lo, Avicii and Robyn once again flying the Swedish flag in music charts all around the world. Today the record industry here announced the nominations for the most prestigious music award show in Sweden, the equivalent to the Brit Awards or the Grammys. It`s called the Grammis, and Kris Boswell has more.Awards in 19 categories.
Rapper Lorentz and indie group Kent come top of the list of the names of nominees for next year's Grammis awards, the Swedish equivalent of the Brit Awards or the Grammys.
- But some say state has been slow to solve the problem
New mobile network technology being introduced in Sweden could interfere with communications between trains and cause stoppages and delays.
- About 90 percent of male pigs.
Nearly all piglets in Sweden are still being castrated without the use of anesthesia, despite an impending new law requiring compliance within a year.