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Radio Sweden 2011-06-16

Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:14:17 GMT

The government announces a wide-ranging public service broadcasting review Could it mean the end of the licence fee, and what will it mean for public service radio and tv? We hear from a family that has spent six months in an energy efficient house. What has the crisis in the Eurozone meant for the chances of Sweden joining the single European currency?

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Radio Sweden 2011-06 15

Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:00:48 GMT

The leaders of Sweden`s two biggest parties go head to head in parliament for the first time.. Forced marriages abroad......8 thousand children and teens here may be at risk And the worthless painting which turned out to be worth million

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-14

Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:10:37 GMT

ould the chaos on the Stockholm steets call for drastic solutions? Seconds out, round one. Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt prepare to meet in their first parliamentary debate. Sweden`s blood centres are crying out for more donors ahead of the summer holidays. And the final names for one of the most prestigious jobs in Swedish radio are announced, as this year`s celebrity hosts for the Summer Radio programme get ready to talk about their lives.

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-13

Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:21:18 GMT

The Swedish foreign minister has welcomed the election results in Turkey, but some will remember the violence. Local politicians see gang violence as a big problem in one Stockholm suburb -- hear from the police trying to stop it. What is it about the firefighters` brotherhood ... that excludes a sisterhood? And hear from rock legend Ozzy Osborne, who was in Sweden for one of the biggest metal festivals.

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Radio Sweden Thursday 2011-06-09

Thu, 09 Jun 2011 16:49:23 GMT

As yet another high-profile bribery scandal unfolds, we look at the question: how corrupt is Sweden? Dozens of cases of skin cancer slipped by one pathologist. How could this happen? What does it take to compete against Stockholm`s most popular newspaper (it`s free)? Married to a Swede? Find out whether you stand a higher chance of getting divorced. As Sweden`s stork population returns, learn what researchers are doing to study them. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-08

Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:23:40 GMT

There is an agreement on participation in the Nato mission in Libya. We look back at 25 years of work against racism by the discrimination ombudsman. A Stockholm-based peace institute has released its yearly report on the state of the world. There are complaints about the working situations at a high-tech company here in Sweden. Sweden`s football team are celebrating a victory over Finland. Music: Swedish House Mafia, "Save the world". Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-07

Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:50:18 GMT

A new report shows that child poverty is on the rise in Sweden, sparking political debate. Last year, a person killed himself, while the online world stood by and watched. How to prevent more suicides like this? Why are Swedish scientists turning skin cells into neurons? As summer rolls around, Swedes are pushing their vacations back. And keeping Sweden`s vast forests healthy is a big job -- you`ll hear about the latest technology to do it. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli.

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-03

Fri, 03 Jun 2011 16:01:04 GMT

In our review of the week gone by here: There’s continued concern about the Ehec bacteria outbreak. Mixed reviews after the king gives an interview to reject allegations of visits to questionable nightclubs. Swedish fall-out from German`s decision to phase out nuclear power. A new report opens the door for healthcare for undocumented migrants Australian Shaun Tan was here to collect the world’s most prestigious prize for children’s literature. Should school end-of-term ceremonies still have religious elements?

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Radio Sweden 2011-06-01

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 16:00:57 GMT

The fall out from the King`s speech continues Find out why one free-school is being sued by several parents Teachers are not taking full advantage of their pupils knowledge of english picked up outside school hours It might be Summer but Sweden`s biggest Winter ski race is already booked up

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-31

Tue, 31 May 2011 15:59:43 GMT

The Swedish king has finally given an interview denying the rumours and speculations of the past few weeks. Undocumented migrants should have the same right to health care as everybody else according to a new Government study. Children`s book author Shaun Tan receives the prize in memory of Astrid Lindgren. We`ll take a look at the line-up for Sweden football team at the women`s world cup.. And we`ll meet the woman whose life story Swedish Radio`s listeners were most interested to hear more about. Music: Peter Bjorn and John "Second chance" Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-27

Fri, 27 May 2011 16:01:04 GMT

Struggling Swedish carmaker Saab greets the media as production lines begin rolling again at Trollhättan Life imitatating art, the parental mystery involving Sweden`s late great Ingmar bergman The Spanish cucumbers that have turned Swedes in Germany Green And Cajsa`s here for a pick through of our stories making the headlines in Sweden this week...

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-26

Thu, 26 May 2011 16:01:28 GMT

Could bag-in-box wine be about to face a huge price rise, and what will that mean for Sweden`s alcohol policy? New research indicates that over one third of dementia diagnoses in Sweden are wrong. What can be done to help Swedish army veterans once they return home? And then we find out new ways to get kids bitten by the science bug, all for the good of the economy, of course.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-25

Wed, 25 May 2011 16:01:02 GMT

Swedish EU commissioner Cecilia Malmström has suggested withdrawing the right of some EU citizens to travel freely within the union. A new report that female genital mutilation is still being practiced in Sweden, nearly 30 years after it was outlawed here. And yet another football match ended in chaos after supporters attacked the goalkeeper. Looking to get wrinkle free or fill in your lips with silicone? Just remember that those who administer the fillers might not have any medical training.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-23

Mon, 23 May 2011 16:06:12 GMT

There are newspaper claims that two CIA agents were caught red-handed operating on Swedish soil. Sweden`s Green Party elects two new leaders. European Commissioner Viviane Reding threatens to get heavy unless companies start letting more women join company boardrooms. And it`s sixty years since one of the biggest industrial inventions in Sweden, and one that we still use every day, the Tetra Pak.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-20

Fri, 20 May 2011 16:09:53 GMT

This weekend the Green party will elect two new spokespeople to lead them for the next four years. We take a look at the transition the party has made over the past 8 years and where it is headed now. When police busted a child porn ring last September they were shocked to find that 23 out of 24 suspects were women. The trial began today. And we`ll also be having our usual round up of the highlights of Radio Sweden`s reports from this week.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-19

Thu, 19 May 2011 16:00:55 GMT

A call to Sweden and other countries enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya to take more refugees from that North African country. Did friends of the King contact gangsters to try to discredit an unfavourable book? Online therapy for depression and other disorders is increasingly popular. But accessing those sites may get harder, because of new legislation it seems like nobody likes. We visit a giant flower that doesn’t bloom very often,, which some might think is a good thing.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-17

Tue, 17 May 2011 16:22:31 GMT

After reports of several seriously ill people being refused an ambulance, an investigation has been launched. How is Sweden going to get the extra 4000 doctors and 5000 nurses it needs over the next 10-15 years? The OECD is criticising Sweden for taking money from its aid budget to fund its diplomatic activities in Europe and the western world. We go to the Royal Academy of Sciences for a mock trial between Humanity and planet earth. And it is 80 years since Ådalen riots, which changed the path of Swedish politics. Music: "Me and my drum" by Swingfly. Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-16

Mon, 16 May 2011 16:29:31 GMT

Saab says it`s made a deal that will save it -- again. But the company says this time, it`s for real. It was an extremely low turnout from this weekend`s re-vote in Örebro and Västra Götaland. The Queen of Sweden says she`s now ready to look into questions that have long been hanging around about her father`s alleged Nazi past. We remember Birgitta Trotzig, one of Sweden`s great writers, who passed away over the weekend. And the Eurovision song contest concludes. We`ll take a look at how Sweden did.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-13

Fri, 13 May 2011 16:10:12 GMT

Amnesty International criticises Sweden for its treatment of roma refugees Cajsa Collin will be reviewing the week gone by, Cajsa what have been stories making the headlines on radio sweden this past week. Sweden`s entry for tomorrow night`s eurovision song contest makes it through final qualifying.. police brace themselves for the traditional beer soaked student festivities on wheels...

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-12

Thu, 12 May 2011 16:05:16 GMT

The Chinese rescue deal for Saab autos collapses The chairman of one of Sweden`s biggest pension funds AMF is accused of evading taxes in Sweden Swedish European home affairs commissioner tackles the EU`s dark side of open borders We ask commuters in Stockholm for their views on a large price hike for monthly rail and bus passes And 40 years to the day, we bring you "the the battle of the elm trees"

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-11

Wed, 11 May 2011 16:20:02 GMT

Will a labor dispute here in Sweden lead to a breakdown in daily services and have smelly consequences? We`ll hear why one of America`s most powerful trade unions is here in Sweden. A court rules that two kids were sent to the wrong school -- one for special needs children. Three Swedish flicks make it to the Cannes Film Festival, where the rush starts today. And a fossil tooth is found in the most unexpected of places. Music: "Leucocyte" by the Esbjörn Svensson Trio. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-10

Tue, 10 May 2011 16:19:03 GMT

Should Sweden stop selling weapons to dictatorships? It`s been called the most forgotten of elections -- on Sunday, hundreds of thousands of Swedes are expected to head to polling stations again... How is Sweden`s contestant in the Eurovision song contest taking to the international spotlight? Find out why state money is going to what is reportedly the world`s largest collection of UFO ephemera.

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Radio Sweden Monday 2011-05-09

Mon, 09 May 2011 16:48:27 GMT

Find out why rich and poor people in Sweden are living worlds apart. Sweden seems like a healthy country – you`ll hear from the people who want to make sure it stays that way. Ever thought about getting away from it all and just picking up and moving? Small Swedish towns are competing to roll the welcome mats for you. A Swedish TV star has been accused of abusing drugs. We`ll hear what this might mean for the kids who watch his show. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-06

Fri, 06 May 2011 16:36:48 GMT

A special programme live from Slussen in Stockholm! The widely debated plans to rebuild the whole area. The history behind the Salsjöbaden line. Stockholm redevelopment in general. A review of the week gone by. Live music from Stockholm hamsters. Presenter: Dave Russell

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-05

Thu, 05 May 2011 16:00:48 GMT

After the death of Osama bin Laden, the Swedish military discusses its role in northern Afghanistan, as well as its mission enforcing the no-fly zone in Libya. The Swedish EU Commissioner is proposing changes to the Schengen passport free zone. Threats force a popular sports director to resign. Watch out if you’re wandering through Swedish nature, the vipers are out early this year.

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-04

Wed, 04 May 2011 16:00:40 GMT

"Osama bin Laden may have been public enemy number one. But was the U.S. right to kill an unarmed man? There`s a stir as new doctors go to work in hospitals before getting all their training. An author digs into stories of WWII pilots whose planes were downed over Sweden. And find out where to go for Sweden`s sexiest accent."

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-03

Tue, 03 May 2011 16:25:32 GMT

Car maker Saab is hoping that a new deal, and a possible flood of Chinese money, is the answer to their prayers. The chilly winters here could actually be caused by rising temperatures in the arctic says a researcher. We look at the health situation for the Sami people here in Sweden. We head off to Stockholm`s Södra Teater for a taste of tango. Plus we hear who won the yearly Polar Music prize. Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou

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Radio Sweden 2011-05-02

Mon, 02 May 2011 16:00:07 GMT

What will the death of Osama Bin Ladin mean for global security, and ten years on how successful has the US war on terror been? Could a decision by the Swedish migration board to expel a family put the children`s lives in danger? A new Swedish invention could make the early detection of HIV possible. And following hundreds of years in a dusty cupboard, the remains of three maori are finally returned to New Zealand.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-29

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:00:59 GMT

Once again, it looks like Saab Automobile has been saved. Or has it? We`ll also take a look back at some of the top news stories in Sweden this week. Saturday is Walpurgis Eve, when Swedes light bonfires to drive away the evil spirits of Winter. Sunday is the first of May, the international workers` day. But Monday, back down to earth, it will be the deadline for filing income tax returns here.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-28

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:00:59 GMT

A famous Swedish athlete says he was sexually abused by his coach when he was young. What do Sweden, Malta, San Marino and Switzerland have in common? They’re the only countries in Europe where political party contributions are kept secret. But now the largest party in the Swedish government says it will reveal all. A not terribly popular government agency launches a charm offensive. The World`s Children’s Prize is awarded here. Then we meet Sweden’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest, Eric Saade.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-27

Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:00:42 GMT

The Russian Prime Minister lands in Sweden for a state visit. More on the wikileaks story about the Swede held in the Guantanamo bay prison camp After 14 years in the courts, a landmark decision on the rights of Sami reindeer herders in the north. And get set for another season of carry on camping swedish style..

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-26

Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:55:29 GMT

The new terrorism law that seems to have had little effect in practice. Football hooliganism back on the agenda, after another scandal match over the weekend. Scientists warn that the medicine against high cholesterol levels are causing more harm than good. As Sweden gears up to take over the chairmanship of the Artic Council we look at what it hopes to achieve. 25 years after the nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, we talk to the "the engineer who alerted the world" Presenter Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-25

Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:00:17 GMT

In this Easter Monday Special, radio Sweden`s Dave Russell takes a look at the Viking invasion of Hollywood. From the critically acclaimed Let the right one in , to the monster smash millennium, Swedish films are hot in hollywood.. Riding the wave of popularity, the Swedish actors and directors carving out a career in movieland And the American language remakes bringing home an international audience

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-22

Fri, 22 Apr 2011 16:00:14 GMT

"25th anniversary of Chernobyl special: The `engineer who alerted the world` to the Chernobyl disaster tells his story. Find out how much of Chernobyl`s radiation is still here in Sweden. A former schoolboy who studied in Kiev, not far from the accident when it happened, recounts what happened. And, why do Swedish tourists want to visit the site of the melted down reactor? Closing music: `Mellan Branta Stränder` from the album, Jazz på Ryska by Jan Johansson. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli"

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-21

Thu, 21 Apr 2011 16:32:56 GMT

A town in central Sweden wants to make begging illegal. The case of a man who died after being ignored when he called the Swedish equivalent of 911 shocks the nation. Could Sweden`s much loved principle of Allemansrätten be about to change? And then we speak to some of Stieg Larsson`s biggest fans, who are rather sceptical about Hollywood taking on the Millenium trilogy.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-19

Tue, 19 Apr 2011 17:00:43 GMT

The verdict`s in on Sweden`s worst ever serial rapist who terrorised women in the town of Örebro A month`s wages for nurses to give up their summer holidays - the cash on offer in some hospitals due to an acute nursing shortage We meet the people trying to educate swedish tourists on spending their more more wisely Also, Plans to rip down buildings in Kiruna instead of relocate them is causing quite a stir And with Easter reporting, we report on the growing shortage of Swedish lamb

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-18

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:04:28 GMT

Are there lessons to be learnt for Swedish politicians from Finland`s election result? More people are saying they are willing to donate organs after their death, but fewer organs are actually being donated, why? It`s 383 years since the warship Vasa keeled over in Stockholm harbour, And Swedish skiing star Anja Pärson says she`s going to up the speed in her next season on the slopes.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-14

Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:02:31 GMT

Sweden`s Nordic neighbour Finland goes to the polls on Sunday, with a newcomer fighting it out with the traditional parties. We take a closer look at Swedish non-alignment, is it now just a figment of the imagination? And then we find out about some detective work in the graves of a medieval Stockholm church.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-13

Wed, 13 Apr 2011 16:05:29 GMT

Finance Minister Anders Borg signals tax cuts ahead as he presents the Spring Budget. The Swedish Save the Children fund launches a new campaign telling kids in troubled situations, "it gets better". But critics in the LGBT community say, hands off, that`s our campaign. And could gastric bypasses also cure type-2 diabetes?

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-12

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:00:29 GMT

The secret cyber world of the hacker.. Tomorrow`s Spring budget promises more income tax cuts Why an International school ranking system which lists Swedish pupils as falling behind their foreign counterparts might be wrong And we delve deeply into the train tunnels currently being carved out of Stockholm city`s bedrock.

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Radio Sweden 20110411

Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:10:06 GMT

The government announces plans to reform its much criticised incapacity benefit reforms. Could those text message reminders about an upcoming doctor`s appointment actually be illegal? Finns living in Sweden get ready for next weekend`s general election over there, and Swedish speaking Åland Islanders even get their own debate here. And with the world`s attention recently focused on Japan, a new exhibition on the Land of the Rising Sun has opened here in Stockholm.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-08

Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:01:12 GMT

Did minister Maud Olofsson know about the controversial Golden Parachutes given to directors at the state-owned Vattenfall power company? The Swedish government comes up with a new package to get the troubled Swedish railway system back on track. We meet one of the shock jocks fronting Sweden`s brand new commercial talk radio station. And then tomorrow night it`s time for Culture Night in Stockholm, which this year is free of charge.

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Radio Sweden 2010-04-07

Thu, 07 Apr 2011 16:08:00 GMT

Minister Maud Olofsson of the Center Party is under fire, as party members say she has to go. The Saab car factory is again standing still. Swedish planes are part of the United Nations force in Libya - but some say the planes are wrongly equipped. New rules may help thousands of people who`ve been hit with business debts. Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-06

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 16:00:55 GMT

The European Parliament votes in favour of a new law against violence against women across the whole continent. We meet the new party secretary of the opposition Social Democrats, who has clear views on how they are going to win the next election. Swedish boat owners are getting ready for the summer season, but are they using the right paint? And find out who will be featuring on Sweden`s brand new banknotes.

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-05

Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:53:10 GMT

Sweden one step closer to a ban on mobile phone text messaging while driving a car The EU commission gives a definite no to allow Sweden to exempt organisations and sport clubs from sales tax. Only three out of ten young Swedes use a condom when they have sex. Malmö city opens an online chat where young people can talk to social workers anonymously. Sami food - is it really as environmentally friendly as they say? Music: Lisa Miskovsky "Lady Starlight" Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-04

Mon, 04 Apr 2011 16:01:22 GMT

In Afghanistan, the latest reaction to the demonstrations which left a Swedish UN worker dead Under-fire Saab chair Viktor Muller comes out fighting Swedish experts reveal new research which can speed up the detection of breast cancer We reveal more plans put forward to improve one of Stockholm`s main eyesores As Sweden`s boat owners get ready to launch, damning new statistics show how many are harming the environment

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Radio Sweden 2011-04-01

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:12:21 GMT

Should airlines be forced to save your flight details for five years, the European Commission seems to think so, but some Swedes are opposed to the idea. The Swedish football season starts this weekend, and eyes won`t just be focused on what happens on the pitch. We`ll have a look at some of the top headlines this week in our weekly review, And then of course it`s April first, we`ll take you through some of today`s attempts to trick the Swedes on April Fools Day.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-31

Thu, 31 Mar 2011 16:00:37 GMT

We`ve the background to the Gothenburg bribery trial which starts today. Also, proposed Changes to the law on Ayslum seekers We discuss the latest crisis to hit Saab motors. Better results, better pay, we examine teachers wages And millions of books and cinema tickets sold around the world, we examine the millennium effect on Stockholm

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-30

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:07:14 GMT

The Government decides to send Swedish fighter planes to Libya, but says they won`t attack targets on the ground? Is that the right decision? There are reports of problems at Saab, as they have to halt production as sub-contractors stop delivering parts. The Sami Parliament says it wants more power, but Swedes aware they might even be a problem? And Sweden wins a vital European Championship qualifier, but is it enough?

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-29

Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:53:57 GMT

The Government wants Sweden to send Gripen fighter planes to help uphold the no-fly zone in Libya. Historian Klas Åmark on how Sweden`s role during WW II is influencing the country`s actions on the international stage today. The medical products agency confirms that there may be a link between the swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy among kids. New revelations in the scandal surrounding a dairy in Macedonia, which was funded by Swedish foreign aid. Australian Author and illustrator of children`s books Shaun Tan is awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Music: Robyn "call your girlfriend" Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-28

Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:44:50 GMT

Sweden’s Social Democratic Party elects a new leader. What changes can we expect? Last January’s controversial wolf hunt did not break any EU laws, according to the Environment Minister, but can he convince the European Court of Justice? And we talk the man appointed to stamp out hooliganism in and around Sweden`s football stadiums.

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MultiTrack -> Namnlös SRI 89.6 Engelska Repris

Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:37:50 GMT

Sweden’s Social Democratic Party elects a new leader. What changes can we expect? Last January’s controversial wolf hunt did not break any EU laws, according to the Environment Minister, but can he convince the European Court of Justice? And we talk the man appointed to stamp out hooliganism in and around Sweden`s football stadiums.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-25

Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:00:28 GMT

Mona Sahlin hands over power as the Social Democrats extra congress to annoint its new leader opens in Stockholm It`s illegal to buy and sell organs in Sweden still some travel abroad for black market transplants George wood will be reviewing the week gone by And also into the mix, We`ve lots of waffle for you as Swedes celebrate waffle day

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-24

Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:10:10 GMT

Coming up in today`s programme, stricter curbs on those who want to start a free school, the film about how a team of amateurs from gothenburg conquered europe, and much more.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-22

Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:58:51 GMT

Controversy over the suggestion that Sweden could send fighter planes to assist the UN-intervention in Libya. Support for nuclear power in Sweden at an all time low according to a new poll. We meet a Swedish youth preparing for European Youth Week. A look back at the Medieval City and the garbage it produced. And a personal look at parental leave here in Sweden, by one of our reporters. Music: Bob Hund "I hamnens öga" Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-21

Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:03:34 GMT

Should Sweden be involved in the no-fly zone over Libya? More top names may be on their way out as the Social Democrats continue to spring clean. Could a new Swedish invention help wave energy be the the new environmentally friendly way to generate electricity. And Spring could finally be on its way as the first cranes arrive at a lake in Southern Sweden.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-18

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:14:09 GMT

We have Swedish reaction to the UN resolution approving the no-fly zone over Libya, A young designer was shocked to find out that the symbol he thought he`d created had been used before, in a very nasty context. And then we take a look back at this week`s big headlines, including of course, Swedish reaction to the events in Libya.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-17

Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:20:31 GMT

The government loses a parliament vote on privatisation, what now? We find out what advice there is for Swedes living in Japan, And there`s controversy as the Lutheran Church of Sweden hires an Islamic Imam.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-16

Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:14:44 GMT

Sweden`s politicians decide whether to bring in a controversial EU Internet law. We talk to a Swedish nuclear expert, just back from the Japanese crisis. Sweden`s own nuclear authority is today handing in its application, on how it plants to store nuclear waste. And the world championship in skiing is racing round Stockholm`s royal palace today. Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou.

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2011-03-15 Radio Sweden

Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:00:52 GMT

Japan`s battle to save one of its nuclear power plants from going into meltdown reawakens the nuclear power safety debate in Sweden and the rest of Europe. A visiting jewish human rights organisation calls on the swedish government to pay for improved safety measures at jewish institutions why spring could bring misery for almost a quarter of the swedish population And body heat - how passengers waiting for a train in Stockholm helps heat a whole separate building

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-14

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:01:02 GMT

Sweden is the world`s tenth biggest exporter of weapons, is that a statistic it should be proud of? It`s been one of the most controversial policies of the current government, but who exactly is using the tax break on home help? Are Swedes too scared of open debate on immigration, some Danes say so? And we meet the winner of this year`s Swedish Song Contest.

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2011-03-11 Radio Sweden

Fri, 11 Mar 2011 16:00:57 GMT

Reaction to Håkan Juholt`s nomination as Social Democrat Party leader The Vasa Warship gets a makeover The human Calculator inspires Swedish maths students And we look ahead to this weekend`s melodifestivalen

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2011-03-10 Radio Sweden

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:01:53 GMT

From out of the blue and into the red..Håkan Juholt is the top choice to lead the social democrats A Swedish tabloid claims that the police officer who questioned two women who say they were sexually assaulted by Julian Assange was a friend of one of the alleged victims..We look at the legal ramifications. We visit the Swedish army museum which is hosting a controversial exhibition this week.. And we experience the ins and outs of life as a nerd..

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2011-03-09 Radio Sweden

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:00:28 GMT

Out of the closet, Sweden`s first openly gay footballer. We cross over to Scotland for the latest on the man held there in connection with the December suicide bombing in Stockholm. We`re on the streets of Stockholm to meet the EU citizens left out in the cold. And with the warm sun shining again today, has Spring finally arrived..

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-08

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:18:07 GMT

A man has been arrested in Scotland in connection with the attempted suicide attack in Stockholm in December. Most "beggars" that were expelled from Stockholm last year were street musicians, and there is no record of them doing anything illegal. On International Women`s Day, we take a look at the difference in salaries between men and women in Sweden. A new book suggests Sweden can learn from Canada when it comes to integration and immigration. And we go to the Swedish Dance Museum in Stockholm for a lunch-time performance. Music: Melody Club: the Hunter Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-07

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 15:53:57 GMT

The Social Democrat party chair resigns - will it break the deadlock in the nomination process for a new party leader? More young Swedes leave education early, with little prospect of a job. Police in Södertälje is cracking down on organised crime A young designer was shocked to find out that the symbol he thought he`d created had been used before, in a very nasty context. Music: Edda Magnason "Handsome" Presenter: Ulla Engberg

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-04

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:00:53 GMT

As events continue to unfold in Libya, we look at Swedish humanitarian aid to those fleeing the country. A new report says children place in care are being mistreated. The world’s biggest cross country ski race, the Vasa Race, is this weekend, and it’s big business for the province of Dalarna. Then we`ll be taking a look back at some of the top news stories in Sweden this week, from the 25th anniversary of the death of Prime Minister Olof Palme to a Soviet-style submarine found on the Baltic bottom.

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Radio Sweden 2011-03-03

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 16:00:48 GMT

The discovery of a Soviet submarine on the sea bottom off the Swedish coast is raising new questions about the Cold War cat and mouse game in the Baltic. The government strikes a deal with an opposition party on immigration policies, including the right to healthcare for undocumented migrants.. New figures reveal problems in the system that took people off sickness benefits and sent them looking for jobs. Our reporter takes to the roofs of Stockholm to find out how this cold and snowy winter has meant a lot of extra work to keep people on the sidewalks from getting clobbered by snow and ice.

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2011-03-01 Radio Sweden

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 16:00:56 GMT

We examine the reported close links between Libyan dictator Colonel Gadaffi and Belarus. A number of children and adoloscents in state run care homes admit selling their bodies for sex Swedish authorities evaluate whether they overeacted to the threat posed by swine flu to public health The comedy due that hosted Swedish coverage of the oscars and left many viewers here hot under the collar

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-28

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:00:56 GMT

Today, the 28th February 2011, is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Loved by some, hated by others, his murder is still unsolved. We find out who Palme was, take a look at some of the murder theories, and also hear from his wife, who was with him on the night of the murder. Also in the programme, the continued efforts to evacuate the few Swedes remaining in Libya.

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Radio Sweden 2011-0225

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:01:17 GMT

As events unfold in Libya, is it time for a humanitarian intervention from outside? Half a year after being taken over by Geely, Volvo presents its plans for expansion in China. Swedish archaeologists are up in arms over a government proposal to let property developers decide who gets to carry out excavations. We`ll also take a look back at some of the week`s other top stories here in Sweden.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-24

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:00:20 GMT

A judge in London rules that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange CAN be extradited to Sweden for alleged Sex Crimes. Will the unrest in North Africa lead to a wave of refugees hitting European shores? And with one month before the Social Democrats pick a new leader, names are finally being bandied about.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-23

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:04:15 GMT

As the world looks on in horror at the events in Libya, Sweden and the EU are criticised for not doing or saying enough. It’s been a year since the Saab motor company switched from American to Dutch ownership. The occasion is being celebrated as independence day in Saab’s home base. It’s time for the annual book sales around Sweden, but have e-books and online ordering hurt the brick and mortar bookstores? The experts say the Baltic Sea is more frozen over than it’s been in decades.

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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 17:00:19 GMT

As the growing unrest in Libya continues we examine the extent of Sweden`s arms and trade links to the North African state Ten years on from a new system of student loans, we find out how many thousands are in debt The Swedish High court is to decide on whether Poker is a game of chance or skill, i`m bluffing you not. And supermarket sweep, we visit two rival art fairs in the capital. Presented by Dave Russell

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-21

Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:01:22 GMT

As tensions continue to rise in Libya, we speak to demonstrators here on the streets of Stockholm. Libya was once seen as a pariah state, but how have relations between Gadaffi and the West changed over the past three decades? Why are some parts of the country better at prosecuting suspected sex crimes than others, And then towards the end of the programme, is Voodoo all zombies and sticking pins in dolls? We go behind the Hollywood image.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-18

Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:06:41 GMT

Could the foreign ministry cut red tape and save threatened embassies? Diplomatic cables are released detailing the collapse of the Soviet Union, but have we actually learnt anything new? We meet Stockholm`s Entrepreneur of the Year, who has got her sights now firmly on the UK We`ll also take a look back at some of the week`s other top stories here in Sweden

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-17

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:06:34 GMT

Does Sweden do enough to combat child abuse? A new discovery could pave the way for new stroke treatments Does this country censor the Internet more than Mongolia? And Swedes will soon be able to take evening classes to learn how to feed pigeons, or will they?

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-16

Wed, 16 Feb 2011 16:02:35 GMT

Did Sweden do enough to support the Egyptian revolution? Controversy over imports from polluting medical factories in India. A deadly parasite is stalking the Swedish countryside. Are record companies killing off music stores?

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2011-02-15 Radio Sweden

Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:00:27 GMT

The Social Democrat crisis commission has presented its report on how to make the party electable again. And the social democrats may be in crisis, but northern Sweden continues vote for the parties on the left. We try to find out why. After the wolf hunt, the government wants to introduce new fresh wolves from among others Finland. But the Finns are not all too sure about that. And the international ice hockey star Peter "Foppa" Forsberg finally throws in the towel

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-11

Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:00:43 GMT

The world`s eyes are focused on Egypt yet again... Another winter snowstorm causes chaos in the Swedish capital, Are abused women being forced to stay in marriages because of Swedish immigration laws? And it`s Friday, so we`ll take a look back at some of the top headlines in Sweden this week.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-09

Wed, 09 Feb 2011 16:00:40 GMT

There is trouble brewing in some of Sweden`s shopping centres, thanks to their British landlord Are the Swedish authorities doing enough to help abused kids? Could we all soon have to work until were seventy? Sweden is to get its own Ambassador for children`s literature

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-04

Fri, 04 Feb 2011 16:09:10 GMT

The Swedish state is eager to sell of its holdings in one of the country`s biggest banks. Journalists, including Swedish ones, are under attack in Egypt. We take a look back at some of the top headlines in Sweden this week. Then it is north, all the way to the arctic town of Jokkmokk, for the yearly market. Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou

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Radio Sweden 2010-02-03

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:01:14 GMT

We hear from a demonstrator attempting to get to Tahrir Square, in the centre of Egypt. There is a possible change in Sweden`s laws on who gets fired first. New research suggests what makes a good workplace. We hear about a scientific breakthrough that Swedish researchers are celebrating. And we have an interview with one of the Swedish bands that`s hoping to win Sweden`s biggest song contest. Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-02

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:10:48 GMT

Will Egypt become the next Iran? One Swedish expert says no. There are fears that the Swine Flu vaccine may have caused narcolepsy in some Swedish kids. Swedish gyms could soon be allowed to drug-test their customers. And the models are ready and the catwalks struttable as Stockholm Fashion week gets underway.

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Radio Sweden 2011-02-01

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:06:35 GMT

Child poverty is increasing says Sweden`s Save the Children Fund What exactly happened when two Egyptians were deported to their home country with the help of the CIA? Is Sweden`s health service doing all it can to treat prison inmates and suspects? Get ready for a week of Swedish sports, as 66 gold medals are about to be handed out in a week of events in Sundsvall

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Radio Sweden 2011-01-31

Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:00:32 GMT

The eyes of the world are on Egypt right now. We ask an expert here what difference Sweden and the other EU nations can make in the unfolding situation? This week sees the biggest disaster exercise ever in Sweden. Are the wrong children being sent to special needs schools here? Sweden hosted the handball world championships, but the home team didn’t quite as well as hoped. And there may still now snow on the ground, but in the art world, it’s time for the annual spring show.

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Radio Sweden 2011-01-28

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:01:15 GMT

What affect is the hunt for minerals in the north having on the indigenous Samis? Stockholm sees the world premiere of an exhibition from the American space agency NASA. Then we`ll take a look back at some of the top headlines in Sweden this week, from the debate over extremism to the success of Ericsson and IKEA, and the annual Swedish Gold Bug film awards.

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