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.
- Time and effort.
- 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.
- Child’s murder case reopened, the impact of the French election, and a top Swedish baker talks fika(24 min) (24 min)The high-profile murder case of a four-year-old boy named Kevin has been reopened.
- Voting in Gothenburg.
Less than four percent of French people in Sweden voted for Marine Le Pen in the first round of the presidential election last month. One voter explains why she's driving five hours to vote again on Sunday.
- Former KGB-agent: Impossible that the deal was made without knowing about the smuggling scheme(3:32 min) (3:32 min)Russian oil via Belarus.
A Swedish-owned company is suspected of buying oil products smuggled through Belarus with the suspected involvment of the country's government.
Political scientist Jonas Hinnfors says Swedish politics has already embraced the blend of social liberal and financial market policies that French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is standing on.
- Two candidates go on to second round.
Swedish politicians are lining up to support the centrist candidate in France's presidential election, with only the Sweden Democrats' Jimmie Åkesson backing his far-right rival.
- Suspected terror attack with truck.
The presidents of America, Russia and the EU Commission are among the world leaders expressing sympathy and solidarity with Sweden.
- EU initiative.
Sweden is planning to send police to Iraq to help investigate the citizens who have gone to fight there for the terror group Islamic State, home minister Anders Ygeman has announced.
- We will not be intimidated.
David Cairns, Britain's ambassador to Sweden, is grateful to Sweden's government and people for their support following Wednesday's attack in London.