Closing Music: Cajsa-Stina Åkerström ”Härlig Dag”
Freivalds Speaks Out on Terrorism
There was a Europe-wide 2 minutes silence today for the victims of the London bombings. Suggestions for new measures in combating international terrorism were on the agenda at the Swedish foreign ministry in Stockholm today as ministers of the ”Summer government” presented information to journalists on a variety of topics including the problems in staff shortages in care for the elderly during the summer and fighting forest fires in the southern part of the country. Bill Schiller was there:
Uppsala Riddle May Be Solved
Archaeologists in Uppsala believe they’ve solved the mystery whereabouts of a church where Sweden’s patron saint was murdered in the 12th century. The riddle appears to have been solved at the town’s most famous landmark. Mark Cummins has more:
Radio Sweden Meets Jan Eliasson
Time now to cross the Atlantic to the United States where Radio Sweden’s Christine Demsteader meets Jan Eliasson, Sweden’s Ambassador to the US, who takes up his new post as president of the United Nations General Assembly on September 1st this year.