Radio Sweden Wednesday

A Swedish-inspired idea goes global: honoring the victims of crime.Lean and green: the Swedish car industry takes its cue from the government.An increase in young people forced into early retirement.Then in this month’s edition of EUROPEFILE: is the European Foreign Affairs chief trying to gag the press? And just how watered down is the recently present EC White Paper?

Closing Music:  ”Äntligen” – Bosse Wickström & Wicker Quartet

Today the United Nations honors victims of crime. Swedish organizations working within this area have been holding a day-long conference. Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller has been talking to some of the participants:

Sales of green cars are up but the Prime Minister wants to keep more gas guzzlers off the assembly line. Over to our reporter Gaby Katz:

There’s been a marked increase in the number of younger Swedes receiving early retirement due to illness. Mark Cummins has more:

Time now for Europe File, with Azariah Kiros: