Radio Sweden Weekly: Restrictions extended as ICU capacity shrinks

24 min
Even as more people have been vaccinated, Sweden remains in its third wave of the pandemic and the government does not want to ease restrictions yet.

You'll also learn about a new rule that could make being a foreign student in Sweden less stressful during the pandemic.

We cover reactions to the announcement that the government wants to shut Bromma airport.

Plus, professor Emanuel Bylund, who specializes in bilingualism research, evaluates a political proposal from the opposition conservative Moderates to require Swedish language screenings and special language preschool 15 hours a week for some young kids who don't have Swedish as their mother tongue.

And we hear about two cultural events that can be enjoyed from home: slow TV that stars moose and Stockholm's Culture Night, coming up this weekend.