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Radio Sweden Thursday

The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees is threatening to take the new government to the European Court over plans to reduce unemployment benefits.

And in this edition of ”Nordic Lights” our reporter Bill Schiller joins us live from the Nordic Council meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Closing Music: Agnetha Fältskog ”If I Thought You’d Ever Change Your Mind”

The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees is threatening to take the government to the European Court if it goes ahead with its plans to reduce unemployment insurance benefits. Azariah Kiros reports on the controversial proposal which has is being resisted by the trade unions:

People had better get used to adverse weather conditions because, according to a new government report, the storms are set to become stronger in the future and Sweden faces ”serious and concrete” threats from climate change. More from Mark Cummins:

Time now for Nordic Lights - focusing on Sweden’s special relationship with its Nordic neighbors. Bill Schiller joins us live in Copenhagen at the 58th session of the Nordic Council:

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