How do you have cancer at a party? That is one of the questions a new course at Lund University, for cancer patients and their relatives, is trying to answer.
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- Patients' perspective.
Is there a certain situation in your life that you want to see danced by the most famous dance company in Sweden?
- Jailed since 2001.
Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was awarded the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, Thursday, in recognition of his courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression."
- Crime figures for 2016.
The rate of deadly violence declined slightly in Sweden last year, but remains at a high level, according to crime statistics published by the National Crime Prevention Council (Brå), Thursday.
- Pensions Agency: This appears to be a set-up with the purpose of generating a profit rather than adding value(2:03 min)Private pension savings.
The scandal-hit pension company Allra has transferred SEK 150 million worth of Swedes’ savings to a subsidiary in Dubai, according to the Swedish Pensions Agency.
Sweden's prime minister has given his reaction after the UK triggered the official Brexit process with the delivery of the letter invoking Article 50 to the European Council in Brussels.
- In Congo.
Following the death of Zaida Catalán, a Swedish UN worker, the police announced that they will conduct an investigation into her murder.
As Article 50 triggered the formal exit of the UK from the EU today, there are many questions about how the Swedish economy and businesses will be impacted.
- Good consensus.
UK ambassador David Cairns has told Radio Sweden that he is confident that the rights of both Swedes in the UK and Brits in Sweden will be safeguarded shortly after Article 50 is triggered on Wednesday.
- Human rights abuses.
Swedish UN worker Zaida Catalán, who disappeared during a UN mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this month, has been confirmed dead, after her body was found in a shallow grave.
- Snubbed original ceremony.
Bob Dylan will finally accept his Nobel Prize for Literature in a private meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm this weekend. No media will be present.
The head of the health authority in Västernorrland says the extra money for maternity care in Sweden will not suffice to re-open the maternity ward in Sollefteå.
The government will allocate an extra SEK 500 million to maternity care in the spring budget. People protesting against the closure of the maternity ward in Sollefteå are hoping this means it can re-open. But there is no sign as yet that this will happen.
- Painful memories.
Protests staged outside of parliament over hospital maternity unit closures in mostly rural Sweden, have revived painful memories for mother of three, Mari Moberg, who gave birth to her daughter in a car.
Swedish Radio's revelations that Turkey's government is trying to identify and track down supporters of the opposition Gülen Movement in Sweden has prompted foreign minister Margot Wallström to seek an explanation from the Turkish ambassador.
- Nobel Prize for Literature.
Bob Dylan, the world-renowned singer and songwriter, may forfeit his Nobel prize money.