The European Parliament has voted through new asylum rules that propose relocating refugees based on a quota system, but these have yet to become law.
- Reforming Dublin Regulation.
- Hacking would be included.
Sweden is to tighten anti-terrorism legislation to comply with a recent EU directive.
- Sweden outside eurozone.
The President of the European Commission wants to see the euro adopted as a common currency throughout the political bloc.
- Refugee relocation underway.
The European Court of Justice on Wednesday struck down a challenge to the union's decision to relocate refugees throughout the EU.
- Ineffective action.
Swedish members of the EU parliament are disappointed in the government efforts to free two Swedish citizens detained by Turkey.
- Norwegian government minister's visit.
Sweden's migration minister, Heléne Fritzon, has cancelled a meeting with her Norwegian counterpart, claiming that the aim of the minister's visit to Sweden is to spread a “misleading image” of the country.
- EU crisis meeting.
After traces of the insecticide Fipronil have been found in more and more EU countries, Sweden's main consumer organization wants to see tighter regulation.
- Brexit grab.
Sweden has submitted an official bid to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), an EU body that is leaving London following Brexit.
- Time and effort.
The Swedish minister for EU affairs, Ann Linde, has just met the British minister in charge of leaving the EU, David Davis, and is optimistic about a deal over citizens' rights.
- Freedom of speech.
Jailed Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak is favored to win the European Parliament’s free speech prize, Swedish Social Democrat MEP Jytte Guteland has told Radio Sweden, after the parliament passed a resolution calling for his release.
- The world's most powerful 'super-microscope'.
British scientist John Womersley took over as head of the European Spallation Source (ESS) in November. Listen in as he shows us what's going on inside the particle accelerator tunnel.
- British snap election.
In Sweden, the uncertainty that follows the UK election result is seen as both a threat and an opportunity, according to leading politicians from the left and right.
- Hosted by equality minister.
Politicians attending an EU summit in Gothenburg in November will also be invited to a conference organised by Sweden’s Secretariat for Gender Studies, the country’s self-avowed feminist government announced Friday.
- "Extremely gratifying."
Swedish leftists have hailed the British Labour Party's unexpectedly strong performance in the UK General election, while conservatives warn that the future "could be messy".
- British Swede: Immigration, Brexit, and social welfare are the main issues for me(2:42 min) (2:42 min)General election.
The UK snap election is coming up on Thursday and Radio Sweden has spoken to some of the roughly 18,000 Brits living in Sweden about how and why they are voting.