Radio Sweden

An independent party campaigning against the closure of hospitals has come first in the county council elections in Norrbotten in the far north of Sweden, ending an age of Social Democrat dominance.
September 11, 2018
A brochure titled If Crisis or War Comes will soon be sent out to all Swedish households. The Civil Contingencies Agency is behind the initiative – the first of its kind since the Cold War.
May 22, 2018
Twice as many reindeer have been killed on the roads in northern Sweden this month compared to the same period last year. And one of the main factors is climate change, according to the Swedish Sami Association.
January 25, 2018
Swedish mining group, LKAB, is testing hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, at two sites in northern Sweden.
October 09, 2017
Sweden is once again criticised by Amnesty International for its treatment of Romani and Sami peoples and its tightening of its asylum laws.
February 23, 2017
The indigenous Sami are celebrating their National Day, Monday, beginning a week of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the first Sami congress in 1917.
February 06, 2017
Isabella Lövin says the EU will take a more prominent role when it comes to climate change in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as US president
November 15, 2016
People living in the arctic towns of Kiruna and Malmberget say their homes have been damaged by earthquakes caused by nearby mining, but the company has not paid compensation to any claimants in the last five years.
October 20, 2016
In spite of closer ties and cooperation over recent years, Sweden will not seek NATO membership, the government stated on Friday.
September 12, 2016
A cross-party energy deal has been reached between Sweden’s government and three opposition parties. Sweden will have 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, but there is not yet a deadline for the phase out of nuclear power.
June 14, 2016

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