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- Races held globally to honour Kim Wall on anniversary of disappearance August 10, 2018
It’s exactly one year since journalist Kim Wall disappeared. Her murder on board a submarine made headlines all over the world. Today, her mother, Ingrid Wall, tells her story on the Swedish Radio pro …
- Greens want SEK 50 billion spent on climate August 10, 2018
As general elections approach, the Green party, the junior partner in the government, said on Friday that it wants to spend SEK 50 billion on climate policies in a reform package over the next four ye …
- Ryanair's Sweden-based pilots stage 24-hour walkout August 10, 2018
Swedish Ryanair pilots joined colleagues across Europe on Friday, in a coordinated 24-hour strike to demand better terms and conditions.
- Sarah Sjöström wins fourth gold medal at European Championships August 10, 2018
Sarah Sjöström rounded-off a successful week at the European Championships by winning her fourth individual gold medal in the 50 metres butterfly on Thursday. But Sweden’s record-breaking swimmer was …
- Do party political election posters woo Swedish voters? August 9, 2018
With just a month to go until the general election, Sweden’s political parties will be spending SEK 340 million on advertising and other campaign activities. But according to a new poll on Thursday, m …
- Moderates promise SEK 50 billion towards "reestablishing social contract" August 9, 2018
With exactly a month to go before general elections, the biggest opposition party, the conservative Moderates, presented their ideas for economic reform today, proposing to invest SEK 50 billion in “r …
- Hot weather continues to cause problems for Sweden's railways August 9, 2018
Buckled train tracks, fires and thunderstorms are causing major problems for the country’s railways, Thursday.
- Ember-sniffing dogs help put out fires August 9, 2018
Many have been working in Sweden this summer to put out the wildfires that have burned around the country. Among the volunteers are two dogs, especially trained to find embers after the main fire has …
- Few Swedish companies affected by US sanctions on Iran August 8, 2018
Some Swedish companies face difficulties following the renewed US sanctions against Iran and firms that do business with Iran. Radio Sweden spoke to a Swedish export specialist to assess the impact.
- Sweden's push to support international breastfeeding August 8, 2018
Swedish development money is promoting breastfeeding around the world. A new international resolution is providing hope in that work.
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