Stockholm's Arlanda Airport is Sweden's largest workplace with 17,000 employees. It is also the fastest growing airport in the Nordics, with over 22 million passengers last year. Radio Sweden meets one person who helps both passengers and employees - airport chaplain Unni Franck.
- Behind the scenes at Arlanda Airport.
- High household debt.
House prices in Sweden have doubled in the past ten years and now, for the first time, a heavyweight government economic agency has warned that Sweden may be heading into a housing bubble.
- Elephants abused during training.
The three largest charter trip operators in Sweden have agreed to stop selling and advertizing elephant rides and animal shows, which are offered at their vacation destinations, because the animals are often mistreated when being trained.
- More than 24,000 asylum seekers in September.
The number of refugees arriving in Sweden keeps growing and, three months before the end of the year, the government has admitted the budget for 2015 will be insufficient.
- Recognition of Western Sahara.
Morocco's government has threatened to boycott Swedish companies and exports if Sweden implements a 2012 parliamentary motion to recognize Western Sahara.
- SEK 22.8 billion.
The new Karolinska hospital in Stockholm will cost almost double as much as the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, according to daily Svenska Dagbladet.
- Four new notes.
The Swedish Central Bank introduced new banknotes on Thursday for the first time in 30 years, including a new denomination for the Swedish currency, the 200-krona note.
- Emission tests scandal.
Volkswagen is to recall almost 225,000 cars in Sweden following the scandal over its fixing of diesel emissions tests, and the affected car owners will have to take their vehicles to a workshop.
- Going after meat, cigarettes or lottery tickets.
In the first half of this year, there were more than 400 reported robberies in Sweden and retail industry groups criminals are changing their targets and tactics.
- "The government babysits people on welfare".
Sweden's conservative Moderate Party wants to toughen the requirements for newly arrived immigrants and the jobless to receive social benefits, Swedish Radio News reports.
- More information for Swedish drivers.
The Swedish government is calling Volkswagen's Swedish subsidiary and the national transport agency to a meeting to learn more about how the company's illegal emission-control software affects Swedish car owners.
- Four shadow budgets.
The four centre-right parties have agreed on the overall direction of a new Alliance budget. A list of joint economic proposals were presented on Tuesday.
The government presented on Monday its new export strategy, prioritizing start-up companies, that is, newly begun, fast-growing companies with an international focus.
- Loans for weapons.
The Liberal party is critical that Brazil is receiving Swedish state money, in the form of loans, to buy weapons from other countries, reports Swedish Radio News.