A man has been sentenced to prison for spying on Tibetan refugees in Sweden from 2015 to 2017.
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- Paid to snoop.
- Much rain needed.
Many cows might need to be slaughtered early due to a shortage of grass for them to eat.
- New book.
Ever wonder why your Swedish colleagues never ask you about your personal life? Or do you get frustrated over the lack of direction from your Swedish boss? And what do you do when there's an awkward silence around the fika table?
- Licenses required to beg in certain areas.
A local city council has voted to demand permits for begging in the town centre, and this move is being watched by many other politicians in Sweden who want to limit or stop begging.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has been voted into Swedish law by the Parliament, but there is debate over whether it will make a difference when it comes into effect in 2020.
- Public sector, manufacturing.
Most Swedish workplaces, from private companies to public schools and hospitals, have only grown in size in 2017, because of being able to recruit foreign-born workers, according to new figures from the Employment Service.
- World Cup.
Football fans from all over the world are in Russia for the World Cup, which starts today when the hosts face Saudia Arabia. Sweden kick-off their campaign against South Korea on Monday June 18, and as Radio Sweden reports, preparations are running smoothly.
- Iconic radio show.
Swedish Radio's Sommar i P1 show announced the line-up for this year's programs. It's one of the nation's most well-known radio shows and a staple for many listeners during the summer holiday.
- Last before election.
We analyse the last parliamentary debate among the eight party leaders before the election.
- 1 av 2Stalls, seminars, speeches.
With 60,000 letters in four languages sent out to the local community, and political speeches interpreted into English, Arabic and Somali, the Järva political week is working hard to attract local visitors.
- Truck attack.
Both the defense and the prosecution said they will not appeal the guilty verdict a Stockholm district court handed down last week against Rakhmat Akilov.
- Parliamentary election.
None of Sweden's parliamentary parties have a fair share of people with foreign backgrounds on their election lists.
- Roughly 300 left.
Sweden's wolves are suddenly disappearing in large numbers, and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency says illegal killing is the only explanation they can work with.
- Some 700 billboards.
On Monday, Stockholm City council voted in favour of removing sexist and racist ads from the city's advertising billboards. If the guidelines are not followed, the city can take down the ads within 24 hours.
- Denmark still undecided.
Sweden gave the go ahead to the controversial construction of an underwater natural gas pipeline between Russia and Europe. But it did so begrudgingly.