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Muslim food at a Stockholm supermarket
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Inside Sweden

Hear how Swedish companies are seeing whole new markets created by the Muslim festival of Ramadan.

Should families that do not speak Swedish at home have an automatic right to study their native language at school?

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Should families that don’t speak Swedish at home have an automatic right to study their native language in school? Is it necessary to have the opportunity to study your native language as a separate topic in school, and are such courses effective? Our reporter Elisavet Sotiriadou went to Botkyrka on the outskirts of Stockholm, to meet parents, students and teachers to hear more on the debate:

There are more than 400,000 Muslims living in Sweden, and many of them are now celebrating Ramadan, the holy month when Muslims fast during the daylight hours and then feast at night. As Kris Boswell reports, after a slow start, many Swedish companies are now starting to realise that there are plenty of kronor to be made from the holy month:

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