Radio Sweden Tuesday

Police officers in the Swedish capital admit that not enough is being done to stop hate crimes.

There are fears that this summer could see simmering tension between rival motorcycle gangs erupt into violent confrontations across the country.

Then later in the program we’ll join Gaby Katz as she opens a book devoted to ancient monuments and past civilisations.

Closing Music: Monica Zetterlund ”As Time Goes By”

It’s probably not that often that a police force agrees it hasn’t being doing a good enough job .....but officers in the Swedish capital made the frank admission last week, when it comes to hate crimes. Tom McAlinden has the story:

Swedish police say they fear this summer could see simmering tension between rival motorcycle gangs erupt into violent confrontations across the country. The number, and seriousness, of clashes between the Bandidos and Outlaws has risen in recent months, as the two gangs have attracted new members throughout Sweden. George Wood has more:

Gaby Katz opens a new book devoted to ancient monuments and past civilisations. We investigate how we can learn to read the past: