Radio Sweden Thursday

Bullying at School. The government turns to science to beat the bullies.

In today’s Nordic Lights, the waters surrounding the Faroe Islands set off a global warming alarm and we meet a Swedish artist influenced by the women, flowers and colours of Denmark.

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Growing violence, threats via text messages, children sinking into depression and some even taking their own lives. It seems every day bullying makes the headlines in the Swedish press. But the government is continuing to get tougher with the perpetrators, sending inspectors into schools to look at the problem, and spending the equivalent of millions of US dollars checking that efforts to tackle bullying actually work. Tom McAlinden has more:

In this month’s edition of Nordic Lights Bill Schiller meets a visiting professor sounding the global warming alarm from his studies of the waters surrounding his native Faroe Islands – and a Swedish artist strongly influenced by the women, flowers and colours of Denmark:

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