Radio Sweden Weekly: Elderly home visits, refugee stories and soldiers in Stockholm

24 min
Sweden will remove its coronavirus ban on visits to elderly care homes starting next month as the number of new infections continue to fall.

Families are ecstatic about the news but what happens if the virus begins spreading in the homes once again? Health and government officials say they are prepared for that possibility.

And this week, a parliamentary committee that was supposed to shape Sweden's future immigration policy has instead driven a wedge between the the governing Social Democrats and their partners the Greens. We take a closer look at what went wrong and what could happen next.

And if you saw soldier running around Stockholm this week, don't panic! It was just a drill as the Swedish Armed Forces grapples with a changing security situation in the region.