Teenagers in Stockholm on Tuesday told Radio Sweden of their horror at the Manchester Arena bombing but refused to be scared off from attending pop concerts this summer.
Radio Sweden's coverage of Sweden and international events
- Manchester bombing
- Swedish aid worker kidnapped and killed.
The trial in Congo against two men who are suspected of murdering Swedish aid worker Zaida Catalán could be an attempt by the regime to mislead the international community, according to a leading Congo expert.
- Statue of limitations in 2020.
The only way the Swedish case against Julian Assange would be re-activated would be for him to physically set foot in Sweden, says the prosecutor to Radio Sweden.
- Call for vigilance
The global cyber-attack spread to China on Monday but in Sweden the damage is still minor, with only three companies or organisations affected. However, it is too soon to say the threat is over, says the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
- 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.
- French elections 2017.
The president-elect of France has been almost unanimously hailed by Swedish politicians for defeating the far-right candidate. But the head of an influential think-tank says Emmanuel Macron's EU policies could mean problems for Sweden's leaders.
- France presidential election.
The pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidential election, defeating the far-right Front National leader, Marine Le Pen. Most of Sweden's party leaders welcomed the election of France's youngest president, but the Sweden Democrats and the Left Party saw no reason to celebrate.
- Feminist foreign policy.
The role of women dominated discussions at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 conference this week.
- 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.
- UN association: There should not be support for countries which violate human rights.(2:13 min) (2:13 min)Wrong signal.
Alexsander Gabelic, chairman of the Swedish United Nations Association, has sharply criticised the election of Saudi Arabia to the UN Womens' Rights Commission.
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.
- Underlines reason for Ecuador asylum.
Julian Assange's Swedish lawyer believes there is no longer grounds for the WikiLeaks founder to be kept in pre-trial custody in Sweden, now the US has openly expressed a wish to arrest him.
- UN Population Award.
Hans Rosling, the Swedish data visionary and educator who died from cancer earlier this year, has been posthumously awarded a UN prize recognising achievements in population and health solutions.