Daily news from Sweden – All main news at a glance

Here you can find news from Sweden in a compact format. The news are updated daily and provided by Radio Sweden. We republish them with permisson from Radio Sweden.

  • August 2, 2021: Cancer patients wait too long for treatment
    Cancer patients are having to wait longer than they should for treatment. The goal is for eight out of ten cancer patients to start treatment within 28 days after serious signs of the disease are dete …
  • July 30, 2021: Police honour fallen colleague with ceremonial funeral
    Andreas Danman,the police officer that was shot and killed in Göteborg last month will be put to rest today. “He loved working in Biskopsgården,” says childhood friend Alexander Meijer. The officer wi …
  • July 30, 2021: Expert: environment law not reason for Cementa shutdown
    Cementa, who is Sweden’s largest provider of cement, will have to cease their extraction of limestone in Gotland starting from November first, after a ruling from the Land and Environment high court. …
  • July 30, 2021: Foodora workers speak of tough working conditions
    Foodora signed a collective agreement three months ago, but workers we spoke to are still experiencing stressful work environments, long distances for bike riders, a lack of short breaks and unreliabl …
  • July 30, 2021: Sweden to put pressure on countries to accept deportees
    It’s become more difficult for Sweden to carry out deportations to some countries, who require their citizens to return by their own free will. The EU is to discuss the possibility of making it harder …
  • July 29, 2021: Security guards worried they will lose jobs if they report crime
    Some security guards working the club scene avoid reporting drug related crimes, in fear of upsetting pub owners. Although security guards are obligated to report crimes, they’re often encouraged by t …
  • July 29, 2021: Afghan deportees released from custody
    Some people scheduled to be returned to Afghanistan have been released from custody after Sweden halted all deportations to Afghanistan earlier this month, due to security reasons. In July the Afghan …
  • July 29, 2021: Employment service: not our job to inform about drivers license loans
    Not many people know that unemployed people can get money to help them learn to drive, and the employment service itself says it’s not its job to tell them “We have no assignements to get more people …
  • July 28, 2021: No fall in school grades during pandemic
    New statistics from the Swedish National Agency for Education, indicate school grades have remained stable during the pandemic. The number of students graduating high school within three years has als …
  • July 28, 2021: Regions spend millions on leasing space for vaccination sites
    Sweden’s 21 regions have signed leases for vaccination premises for SEK 60 million, according to a compilation by Swedish Radio. For example, in Region Uppsala, an indoor curling hall has been turned …

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