Monday, December 10, is a day when pomp and pageantry, and a little glitz and glamour, come to Stockholm with the awarding of the Nobel Prizes in the Sciences, followed by a lavish royal banquet. But as Radio Sweden reports, Nobel Day is the culmination of a week of events laid on for the 2018 laureates.
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- 1 av 2Tiptapp2 av 2Stockholm.
A smart phone app that has helped over 100,000 Stockholmers get rid of heavy household junk and recyclables by matching them up with individuals willing to retrieve them for payment, is breaking waste disposal laws according to the city council.
Swedes fly more than the global average, according to a new report from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
- Black death.
Researchers in southern Sweden have discovered what might be the oldest ever DNA traces of the plague in a grave close to Falköping, Swedish Radio P4 Skaraborg reports.
- 1 av 2Hosted by Sweden.
A small town north of Stockholm is the site of UN-led consultations on Thursday between the two warring factions in Yemen's civil war.
- Heart disease.
The record temperatures this summer led to an estimated 700 more deaths, suggests new figures from the Public Health Agency.
Hungary has been accusing the Swedish ambassador of meddling in internal affairs, and the ambassador himself, Niclas Trouvé, is saying he has been targeted by a hate campaign in government-friendly media.
- Could face prison.
Two men, with British and Belgian citizenship, are held in custody and suspected of illegal entry to Stockholm's vital naval base on the archipelago island of Muskö.
- Peace talks.
Representatives for the two Yemeni sides of the country's war seem set to meet in Sweden this week.
During the first nine months of the year the total amount of red meat and poultry consumed per person has shrunk by over a kilo. And when people do eat meat, they're choosing animals raised in Sweden more often.
Climate change is not only taking a toll on the environment but on people's mental wellbeing, as well.
- "In limbo".
The disability rights movement is getting restless, waiting for changes they hope a new government will bring.
- Biathlon gold and silver.
A young sensation of the Winter Olympics, Hanna Öberg, won one of the most prestigious prizes in Swedish sport, SvD's Bragdguldet, Tuesday.
- Stockholm, Gothenburg and Uppsala.
Criminal gangs are recruiting young asylum seekers into the illegal drug trade, police tell Swedish Radio.
A new SCB poll suggests the Social Democrats have gained the most in public trust while the centre-right Alliance has suffered from the government crisis of the last three months.