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    NATO application in, calls for nuclear weapon ban, preliminary investigation into police after riots, parliamentary support for Olympic bids

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 2:27

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 18th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Sujay DuttProducer: Kris Boswell

    Andersson to meet Biden for NATO talks, criticism against government for Covid handling, Yo-Yo Ma receives Birgit Nilsson Prize

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 2:06

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 17th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Sujay DuttProducer: Kris Boswell

    Government decides to join NATO, Greens and Left Party critical, fire along northern railway, Eurovision forth place

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 2:26

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 16th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla EngbergProducer: Frank Radosevich

    Security review on NATO benefits, Turkey's Erdogan not supportive of Sweden joining NATO, Swedish Eurovision entry through to final

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 2:23

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 13th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Frank Radosevich

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Finland's leaders back NATO membership — is Sweden next?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 25:05

    Today, Finland's prime minister and president came out officially in favor of Finland joining NATO. What does that mean for Sweden? Swedish Radio's defense correspondent, Mats Eriksson, parses the significance for Sweden of the announcement from the Finnish leadership.Also, we hear from one Ukrainian family who needs to move on after being put up in a Swedish home for a couple of months.And we dip into the world of Eurovision with our expert Kris Boswell, ahead of tonight's Swedish performance in Turin.Producer: Ulla EngbergReporters: Dave Russell, Sujay Dutt

    Swedish eyes on Finland's NATO overtures, Paludan burns Quran on west coast, Cornelia Jakobs in Eurovision

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 2:02

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 12th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Michael WalshProducer: Frank Radosevich

    UK and Sweden sign security deal, Paludan to hold more gatherings, teens detained over Stockholm station incident

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 1:58

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 11th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Michael WalshProducer: Frank Radosevich

    Defence minister on NATO, UK premier to visit Sweden, Einar shooting update, blaze in Uppsala

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 2:04

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 10th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Frank Radosevich

    Social Dems to decide on NATO, party leader debate, paper plant fire, record train delays

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 2:19

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 9th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Frank Radosevich

    Court: police wrong to deny Paludan permit, Christian Dems consider SR election interview boycott, conference raises billions for Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 2:54

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 6th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Producer: Frank Radosevich Reporter: Linnea Magnusson

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Russia, Sweden & NATO; how to get health care if you're a refugee from Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 23:23

    We discuss the definition of health care that can't be deferred. In this episode, we hear what kind of behavior Sweden might expect from Russia as Sweden and Finland contemplate whether to apply to join NATO. We also hear about an international donor conference for Ukraine, which is being hosted in Warsaw, and which Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson is attending.We find out what health care refugees from Ukraine are entitled to in Sweden,and why it's not always straightforward.Finally, we hear why many PhD-students from abroad leave Sweden after they have finished their studies.Producer: Brett AscarelliReporter: Ulla Engberg

    Macchiarini takes the stand, Ukraine donor conference, Soc Dem's NATO decision, more fatal shootings, Roxette musical

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 2:23

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 5th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Frank Radosevich

    New EU sanctions against Russia, execution date for Swedish-Iranian researcher, first indictment in new terrorism law, e-scooter parking ban

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 2:28

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 4th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Frank Radosevich

    Germany promises support to Swedish NATO application, Russian posters claims famous Swedes supported Nazis, few get 4th Covid dose

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 2:28

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 3rd, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Covid restrictions could return if infections rise, two detained over incident in Uppsala, rare white moose found dead

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 2:28

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on May 2nd, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Foreign minister on Nato decision, customer bank accounts wiped out by IT problem, church strike, park near Russian embassy renamed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 2:40

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 29th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: New Ukrainian news service and scandal surgeon on trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 28:51

    Ten years ago, the Italian surgeon Paolo Machiarini's ground-breaking surgery, transplanting the world's first synthetic windpipe won him praise and fame around the world. But it all went terribly wrong. This week, he went on trial for aggravated assault, with the prosecutor arguing that what he did was not healthcare, not research, but experiments on humans, without ethical clearance. Macchiarini himself denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer says he was trying to save people's lives. We also hear about the new Ukrainian news service at Radio Sweden, police reaction to the Easter riots, and a longer interview with the Nobel Prize laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah. Presenter & Producer: Ulla Engberg

    Gov't wants to keep youth out of crime, Left urges for NATO referendum, Swedish Radio to introduce news service in Ukrainian

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 2:51

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 28th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Brett AscarelliProducer: Kris Boswell

    Surgeon on trial for assault, new Ukrainian refugee estimate, Paludan latest, students welcome Valborg return

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 2:28

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 27th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Russia expels Swedish diplomats, further Easter riots arrests, pit case update, fewer donating to Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 2:31

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 26th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Brett AscarelliProducer: Dave Russell

    Paludan appeals against police decision, man arrested after woman found in pit, FHM predicts more hospitalized patients, new farmers package

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 2:13

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 25th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Producer: David RussellPresenter: Linnea Magnusson

    Busch stirs controversy with comments on riots, more calls to ban "conversion therapy", no indictments in reality TV sex investigation

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 2:21

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 22st, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank Radosevich Producer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Riots over Quran burning

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 25:12

    We take a look at the Easter riots in Sweden ignited by an anti-Islamic Swedish-Danish politician. There's a review of the budget and Sweden's security policy and why telecoms giant Ericsson is facing a corruption probe for its operations in Iraq. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer Kris Boswell

    Deadline for security review moved up, terrorism threat level still 'elevated', police to analyze new crowd-control measures

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 2:03

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 21st, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank Radosevich Producer: Kris Boswell

    Suspects in custody for Easter riots, police union wants independent investigation, NATO opinion poll, Anders Tegnell misses out on WHO job

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 2:08

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 20th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Arrests after Easter rioting, local councils plea with police, spring budget, passport queue changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 2:18

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 19th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Nearing NATO?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 26:00

    Are Sweden and Finland nearing a NATO application? Both countries were left deeply rattled by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and are now rethinking their long-held positions of remaining military non-aligned. But will either one of them take the plunge and seek to join the trans-Atlantic military alliance?Plus, the Liberal Party has been floundering in the polls and now finds itself with a new leader less than a half a year before the next election after its previous head abruptly stepped down.And houses of worship are reopening their doors for Easter this weekend after the pandemic kept them shut the last two years. But some digital lessons learned during the pandemic will still be applied.Frank Radosevich/producer and presenter frank.radosevich_ii@sverigesradio.se

    Inflation hits 30 year high, Russia reaction to NATO discussion, influence operation warning, emergency shelters to Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 2:17

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 14th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. We'll be back with more news and views from Sweden on April 19th. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Finnish PM visits for security discussions, whistleblower indictment, women's football team to World Cup, Easter traffic warning

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 2:12

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 13th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Fewer Ukrainian refugees to Sweden, investigation into "IS-woman" dropped, lowest unemployment in 2,5 years, lack of medical cadavres

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 2:29

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 12th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Sweden Democrat yes to Nato with Finland, Social Democrat security "dialogue", timeline for increased defence spending, cinema snack ban

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 2:09

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 11th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Liberal leader Sabuni quits, Ukrainian refugee housing update, possible Church strike, snowstorm moves up eastern coast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 2:45

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 8th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Nordics weighing pros and cons of NATO

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 22:50

    Hear about what would Sweden stand to gain and lose if it were to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This week, we also hear from Russians protesting outside of the Russian Embassy in Stockholm, against the war in Ukraine.We also find out what Sweden expects from foreign and dual citizens as part of its "total defense".Swedish Radio News's science commentator, Ulrika Björkstén, explains the take-away message of the IPCC's report on Climate Change Mitigation.And finally, triple Olympic gold medalist Charlotte Kalla reflects on her retirement, which she recently announced.Produced and hosted by Brett Ascarelli with reports from Frank Radosevich, Odessa Fardipour and Ulla Engberg.

    Fewer qualified teachers in poorer areas, opposition votes down hard-won government bill, terrorist attack memorial ceremony, heavy snowfall

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 2:25

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 7th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla Engberg Producer: Kris Boswell

    Gvt proposal to increase wind power, Moderates on NATO membership, Riksbank could bring forward interest rate rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 2:16

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 6th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Sujay DuttProducer: Kris Boswell

    Three Russian diplomats expelled, Norway and Sweden deepen defense ties, more EU sanctions, Swedish 'Drag Race' lined up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 2:17

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 5th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Fourth Covid dose, committee says no to Ukrainian street name for Stockholm, banks raising mortgage rates

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 2:14

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 4th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Covid-19 no longer classed as "danger to society", Sweden's economy to slow, lengthy prison sentence for Luleå murder, TV personality dead

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 2:19

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on April 1st, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Ukrainian refugees arriving in Sweden

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 29:06

    What do you pack when you only have three minutes to pack up your life? Or even 30 minutes? We meet refugees from Ukraine in temporary accommodation in Sweden who have had to leave everything behind. And hear from a local council trying to be ready to receive them. We look at lessons learnt from the big refugee crisis in 2015, and check in on the preparations for a a charity concert that will be held this weekend.Presenter & Producer: Ulla Engberg

    Deadly violence down, gov't shares aims for refugee reception, basketballer banned after signing with Moscow club, new arena for Gothenburg

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 2:41

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 31st, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play.

    Refugee housing forecast revised, consumer confidence hits rock bottom, basketball star in Russian move, Sweden fails to reach World Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 2:20

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 30th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Ericsson liability vote, civil conscription, rabies check-ups, Sweden v. Poland soccer qualifier

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 2:33

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 29th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Brett Ascarelli Producer: Kris Boswell

    PM in Berlin for bilateral talks, Stockholm shooting, wind farms rejections, skiing superstar Kalla retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 1:58

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 28th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    PM at EU summit on Russia, no review of passport wait times, Sweden advances in World Cup play-off, sunlight record set for March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 2:26

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 25th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Shock over killing of two teachers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 23:57

    Two teachers at a High School in Malmö are killed in an attack that has shaken Sweden. It's four weeks to the day when Russian troops invaded Ukraine. We speak to some of the refugees who've made it to Sweden and find out what their lives used to be like, and of their fears for loved ones back home. We talk to a Russian student in Stockholm who wants an immediate end to the war. Also, Sweden gives the go ahead for a controversial mining project and we speak to the free diver who's set a new Nordic record for holding his breath under water for over 9 minutes.Produced and presented by Dave Russell with reports from Frank Radosevich and Brett Ascarelli.

    Zelenskyy's speech to parliament, more weapons to Ukraine, Swedish mail stop to Russia & Belarus, cross-country skier Kalla retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 2:02

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 24th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Student remanded into custody for school attack, Zelenskyy to address Swedish parliament, ABBA wins gvt music award

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 2:17

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 23rd, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Frank RadosevichProducer: Kris Boswell

    Kallak mine go-ahead, two teachers killed in school attack, sex crime convictions up, ALMA children's book award

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 2:25

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 22nd, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla EngbergProducer: Kris Boswell

    Politicians visit military exercise in Norway, Ukrainians allowed to work, passport appointment reforms

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 2:13

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 21st, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Ulla EngbergProducer: Kris Boswell

    Ten billion kronor needed for reception of refugees, gvt wants more ID checks for population register, grenade explosion, Zlatan film opens

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 2:27

    A round-up of the main headlines in Sweden on March 18th, 2022. You can hear more reports on our homepage www.radiosweden.se, or in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Presenter: Dave RussellProducer: Kris Boswell

    Radio Sweden Weekly: Covid vaccines for those fleeing Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 23:24

    As the war in Ukraine wages on, Sweden is looking to help those fleeing it get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The government said it would offer an extra SEK 21 million to the nation's regions to help them offer Covid-19 vaccines to Ukrainians coming to Sweden.Plus, inflation rose once again, hitting a nearly 30-year high. Hear what that could mean for Swedish consumers in the coming months. And Sweden's Paralympians beat expectations when they returned home with the highest number of medals from a Winter Games in the past 20 years. Find out why things went so well and what is was like competing under the shadow of war.Frank Radosevich, producer/presenter frank.radosevich_ii@sverigesradio.se

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