Swedish chef Tommy Myllymäki won a bronze medal in the Bocuse d'Or world cooking championships Wednesday in Lyon, France.
- Won silver four years ago.
- 28 januari kl 15:44
Giving schoolchildren grades at the age of 11 does not have any positive influence on their education, according to a new report from the Swedish Research Council. In fact, the negative impact on kids that get bad grades is bigger than the positive effects on those that do well, the agency says. Kris Boswell has more.Politicians are divided on the issue.
Giving schoolchildren grades from the age of 11 does not have any positive influence on their education, according to a new report from the Swedish Research Council.
- (3:39 min)28 januari kl 13:35
Figure skater Alexander Majorov ahead of men's short programme
Alexander Majorov is competing in the men`s short programme at European Figure Skating Championships at Stockholm`s Gobe arena today. He tells Radio Sweden`s Dave Russell how he nearly didn`t make it due to an achilles injury.European championships.
Stockholm's first major figure skating championship in almost 70 years is underway at the Ericsson Globe, with Sweden's Alexander Majorov in action today in the men's short programme.
- 28 januari kl 15:13
Outlining new policies for integration, Liberal Party leader Jan Björklund said he and his party want to introduce tougher demands on immigrants in order to ensure quicker integration into the Swedish labour market and society. A mandatory Swedish language test is one of the five proposals outlined in an op-ed published ahead of a Wednesday press conference. Loukas Christodoulou speaks to one of the op-ed authors, MP Robert Hannah.Government calls plans "counterproductive".
Sweden's Liberal Party has dusted off its old demand that anyone who wants to become a Swedish citizen should first pass a Swedish language exam.
- Appeal has been launched.
The Swedish Migration Board has given a permanent residence permit to a one-year-old girl but not to her parents or six-year-old brother, who are to be deported to Kirgizistan, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Aimed at reducing spread of infections.
Sweden's Public Health Agency wants to introduce a programme of needle exchanges across Sweden in order to reduce the infection rate of Hepatitis C among intravenous drug users.
- Original video watched almost 5 million times.
Swedish Television is to make an English version of a children's song that became a global sensation and that features dancing cartoon penises and vaginas.
- 28 januari kl 15:17
Many cities throughout Sweden have begun instituting legal graffiti walls, partly to give a space for the expression of an art form and partly with the hope that these walls may curtail illegal graffiti. But a new study released Monday by NGO A Safer Sweden claims that some communities with legal graffiti walls have seen an increase in illegal graffiti.Graffiti also seen as art form.
A new study from the organization A Safer Sweden claims some Swedish communities that have set up legal graffiti walls have seen an increase in illegal graffiti.
- Hunts can go ahead for now.
The Supreme Administrative Court has decided to look into whether wolf hunt opponents can appeal against the controversial hunts to a court.
- Correspondent murdered in March 2014.
Afghan authorities have arrested two men thought to be members of a group that has claimed responsibility for the 2014 murder of Swedish Radio correspondent Nils Horner in Kabul.