A loophole may allow the Migration Board to make sure fewer asylum seekers end up in small municipalities with overstretched resources.
- "Win-win solution".
- Appeals court cuts sentence to 5 months.
Provocateur and Swedish street artist Dan Park had his sentence reduced from 10 to 5 months in prison for his crimes of incitement to racial hatred.
- Decision up to county administrative boards.
Sweden may see another licensed wolf hunt this winter, news agency TT reports, after the Environmental Protection Agency has given the controversial practice a green light for central Sweden.
- Acted with undue haste.
The opposition parties in Sweden were critical of the government's recognition of a Palestinian state on Thursday, claiming it had acted in haste.
- Companies in the red.
The costs of public transport in Sweden is outstripping the number of passengers who use it, according to a review by the weekly newspaper Dagens Samhälle.
- 208 shootings in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm.
Despite increased policing, gun violence continues on the streets of Sweden's three largest cities, Swedish Radio News reports.
- 29 oktober kl 15:35
Malala prize money will go to rebuild schools in Gaza
Malala Yousafzai received the World Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child in Mariefred in Sweden today, saying the USD 100,000 in prize money would go to rebuild schools in Gaza. “Those children in Gaza need our support right now,” she told the press, “because they have faced so many conflicts and war.”
Malala Yousafzai received the World Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child in Mariefred in Sweden today, saying the USD 50,000 in prize money would go to rebuild schools in Gaza.
- 29 oktober kl 15:28
Project offers Swedish lessons for refugees Syria doctors
Officials in Västra Götaland county are looking to kill two birds with one stone: by reducing the shortage of doctors there through teaching asylum seekers the Swedish language. The county is now offering courses in medical Swedish help foreign physicians get back to work. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.Aims to solve the nation's physician shortage.
Health officials in Västra Götaland are investing in a new project to quickly train physicians arriving as refugees from Syria in the Swedish language.
- 29 oktober kl 15:16
Will wind power the future of Sweden's energy needs?
With Sweden set to begin phasing out its aging nuclear reactors across the country, more attentuion is being paid to alternative forms of power, including wind, to fill the void. Reporter: Jonathan Ewing.Renewable energy.
With Sweden set to begin phasing out its aging nuclear reactors across the country, more attention is being paid to alternative forms of power - including wind – to fill the void.
- 29 oktober kl 13:59
Offside editor Anders Bengtsson on Klas Ingesson
He was one of the icons of Sweden`s much loved 1994 World Cup team that went all the way to the semi-finals in America and was celebrated in "the Bronze heroes", a SVT documentary which went out this summer. Sadly Klas Ingesson, a hard tackling midfielder who turned out for teams in England, Italy, France, belgium and the Netherlands and went on to manage Elfsborg, passed away last night at the age of 46 from a cancer of the white blood cells. Tributes have flooded in on social media, and not just from the world of football. Joining us on the line from Gothenburg is Anders Bengtsson, editor in chief of Sweden`s biggest selling football magazine, Offside.Fans mourn star at Borås Arena.
Klas Ingesson's death from cancer at the age of 46 has not just saddened football fans but the Swedish public at large.
- 29 oktober kl 15:29
Is milk really as good for you as it`s cracked up to be? As you heard in the news, a new study of 110,000 middle aged and older women and men in Uppsala, Västmandland and Örebro county, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that drinking too much milk can lead older people to get more fractures and even die earlier. Professor Karl Michaelsson, a physician at Uppsala University, was the lead author of the study, and Radio Sweden asked him why he decided to do this study.Further researcher needed before drawing any conclusions.
Drinking lots of cow's milk may be bad for your health, according to a new study from Sweden.