The service for language learners is meant to include "new Swedes" who might have limited knowledge of Swedish.
Host Ingrid Forsberg will choose the most important news stories for a five-to-ten-minute weekday podcast. Forsberg says that she will select content with the intended audience of the newly arrived in mind.
Besides having a simpler language, the news stories will offer more background and explain concepts that might be foreign to newcomers.
Swedish Radio is a public broadcasting service funded through television license fees, which were established by the Swedish Parliament.