In an attempt to cut the number of Swedish passports on the black market, the government wants to limit the number of times a person can get a new passport.
The wolf hunt in Dalarna started on Saturday. By lunchtime, three wolves have been shot, according to the news agency TT.
25-year-old Jennie Öberg won her first World Cup gold in the ladies freestyle sprint in Rybinsk in Russia on Saturday.
The latest weapon against copper theft is a certificate which will be issued by the transport authorities when the copper has been legally dismantled, news agency TT reports.
A protein found in breast milk could be a new weapon against bacteria resistant against antibiotics, according to research in Lund.
The Swedish Armed Forces believe three to four foreign submarines entered Stockholm archipelago last October, according to the daily Dagens Industri.
The Minister for public administration want several state agencies to explain how they work to increase the number of women in leading positions, TV4 News reports.
The Nordic Council is demanding an explanation from Russia, after its St Petersburg office was asked to register as a "foreign agent" by the Justice Ministry in Moscow.
The Nordic Council office in St Petersburg has been closed by Russian authorities, who decided the Nordic Council’s social-political programme was not acceptable.
On Friday the prosecution opened their case against a man arrested with explosives in a Stockholm shopping centre.
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Law expected this year allowing single women to get insemination
"Single women in Sweden who want children don`t have the right to get artificial insemination, and Swedish Radio has reported about women who`ve taken dramatic measures to get pregnant - like meeting an anonymous sperm donor at a public bathroom. A lot of women opt to go to Denmark for insemination. But fairly soon, single women are expected to get the right to be artificially inseminated, as the government prepares to put the proposal in front of Parliament for a vote later this year. But how rosy does the outlook actually look for single women who want to be moms, considering a sperm shortage and the queue that`s expected? Bodil Lindholm is the chair of Femmis, a Swedish association for single mothers by choice through insemination/or IVF, joined Radio Sweden."
A law granting single women the right to undergo artificial insemination in Sweden is expected to pass later this year, reports news agency TT
Minister of Home Affairs, Anders Ygeman, says that Sweden's counter-terrorism strategy is outdated and says to Swedish Radio News that the government will start work on a new national strategy as soon as possible.
- 23 januari kl 15:53
Ministers discuss begging Roma on Swedish streets
Romania`s minister for Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly was in Stockholm today for talks with her Swedish counterparts. Many of the homeless sleeping rough and begging on the streets of Stockholm are Roma from Romania, and Swedish officials want more to be done to help them. Our own Kris Boswell joins me now, Kris what have they agreed on?
Romania's minister for Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly was in Stockholm today for talks with her Swedish counterparts about the issue of homeless Roma from Romania sleeping rough in Sweden.
Today, the Swedish Armed Forces demanded four billion krona extra a year over the next five years to reach the goals set by the current political parties. The figure is their own estimate that they handed over to the government, Swedish Radio News reports.
The great forest fire that hit Västmanland last summer has unearthed archaeological remains that may date as far back as the Stone Age, Swedish Radio Västmanland reports.
- 23 januari kl 14:00
In global comparison, Swedish values are extreme
"You might be familiar with the Swedish philosophy of lagom: meaning not too much, not too little, but just right - in other words, perfect moderation. Well, while Sweden might be the land of lagom in terms of many things, according to a new study, it`s also a country of extremes."
You might be familiar with the Swedish philosophy of lagom: meaning not too much, not too little, but just right - in other words, perfect moderation. Well, while Sweden might be the land of lagom in terms of many things, according to a new study, it's also a country of extremes.
Government appointed investigator Lotta Vahlne Westerhäll argues that children as young as 12 should be allowed to legally change their gender, Swedish Radio News reports.
The Swedish city of Borås, east of Gothenburg, wants to put up sensors that will collect data from cell phones in order to track customers as they walk through the downtown shopping streets, Swedish Radio News reports.
The plans to start new nuclear programmes in Sweden seem to have come to a halt as the roughly 50 Swedes who have worked for years to prepare for new nuclear power programmes have gotten other assignments, Swedish Radio News reports.
The conservative Moderate party wants to make it easier for Swedes to change their careers, possibly by introducing a career change grant.