Radio Sweden Monday

Make beer and wine cheaper. Just one suggestion on how to stop alcohol being smuggled into the country.

To deport or not to deport? Should a man convicted of several serious crimes get to stay in Sweden just because he has children here? We bring you the details of the ongoing story.

And in today’s look at the cultural scene, we visit two Stockholm institutions well-known for cultural diversity and blending Swedish with international impulses.

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The Swedish Parliament’s tax committee has come up with a new suggestion to try to cut the amount of alcohol being smuggled into Sweden....make beer and wine here cheaper. At the same time though, duties on spirits would be raised. Dave Russell has more:

Which weighs more? That a father convicted of repeated serious crimes, including drug smuggling, be deported in an effort to protect the interests of society; or that he be allowed to continue to live in Sweden so that his five children can visit him? As Azariah Kiros reports the debate continues:

Bill Schiller takes us to two Stockholm institutions well-known for cultural diversity and blending Swedish with international impulses....the Southern Theater which recently hosted a Flamenco Festival and the Museum of Dance with a lunch-time performance featuring a highly unusual boxing match on high-heels:

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