Tag: Maja

  • That way you can make the money last longer

    That way you can make the money last longer

    Debt advisor Nadia Wallin: How to afford your dream It could be a trip, a renovation – or not to panic about the electricity bill. Debt counselor Nadia Wallin explains how a budget can help you achieve your goals. SVT’s economic commentator Alexander Norén advises how you can save thousands of kroner by renting out […]

  • Most common mistakes that give you high interest

    Most common mistakes that give you high interest

    Alexander Norén: Don’t give up until you’ve driven three laps towards the bank SVT’s economic commentator Alexander Norén and Nordnet’s savings economist Frida Bratt share their best tricks for negotiating down the interest rate. They explain why the banks’ recommendation to bind parts of the mortgage is a real trap – and how bad it […]

  • Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    The Green Party still thinks that Sweden should not join NATO, but still does not want the application to be withdrawn, because it has already been submitted and there is a broad majority in the Riksdag for NATO membership. Can it be said that the Green Party has gone from being opposed to NATO to […]

  • Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Hour 1: US Correspondents’ analysis of the Maryland Republican Convention Reportage from the Luleå archipelago where the sea ice has become thinner The first electricity subsidy has landed in Swedes’ accounts. What effects does it have? South Korean pop band BTS inspires Swedish conversation group Chronicle by Ulrika Knutson The panel with Göran Greider, Helle […]

  • Governor of the Riksbank Erik Thedéen: Further interest rate increases await

    Governor of the Riksbank Erik Thedéen: Further interest rate increases await

    Erik Thedéen became head of the Riksbank at the turn of the year, in a situation with both high interest rates and negative growth. Since last May, the Riksbank has raised the key interest rate from 0 to 3 percentage points. The goal of the increases is to bring down inflation, which is currently at […]

  • Pål Jonson (M): That is why we are sending Leopard to Ukraine

    Pål Jonson (M): That is why we are sending Leopard to Ukraine

    The government will send Leopard tanks and air defense systems to Ukraine in a new arms package. It includes about ten Leopard tanks that will work together with the fifty combat vehicles 90 that Sweden has already decided to donate. The weapons are to be coordinated with contributions from other countries, including Leopard tanks, which […]

  • Chang Frick: “I think the useful idiot is Ulf Kristersson”

    Chang Frick: “I think the useful idiot is Ulf Kristersson”

    Since 2014, Chang Frick runs the immigration-critical news site Nyheter Idag and is the most well-known profile in the so-called alternative media world. He has a background as a Swedish Democratic municipal politician in Kristianstad. He is interviewed by Johar Bendjelloul. Recently, it has not been his publications that have been in focus, but his […]

  • Maria Malmer Stenergard (M): All proposals must be implemented

    Maria Malmer Stenergard (M): All proposals must be implemented

    Migration Minister Maria Malmer Stenergard (M) is questioned in Ekot’s Saturday interview by Johar Bendjelloul. According to the Tidö Agreement, municipalities and authorities must report to the Swedish Migration Agency and the Police if they come into contact with people who are staying illegally in Sweden – something that critics call a notification requirement. This […]

  • Ebba Busch (KD): I never promised money before Christmas

    Ebba Busch (KD): I never promised money before Christmas

    On the second of September, Ulf Kristersson (M) told and signed facebook about a joint election promise from all the party leaders in his political team. Household finances would be saved in good time before Christmas. “Everyone should know that before Christmas, you will get relief for the high electricity prices that the government has […]

  • Swedish power grid: In the worst case, we disconnect the electricity

    Swedish power grid: In the worst case, we disconnect the electricity

    This winter, Sweden will have to import electricity more days than normal winters, from 39 hours in a normal winter to upwards of 150 hours, according to Svenska kraftnät’s calculations. At the same time, the possibilities to import electricity have deteriorated, among other things as a result of the war in Ukraine. And if it […]

  • India U-17 women’s football team loses 1-3 to Sweden in first match of exposure tour to Spain

    India U-17 women’s football team loses 1-3 to Sweden in first match of exposure tour to Spain

    New Delhi [India]September 27 (ANI): The Indian U-17 Women’s team succumbed to a 1-3 defeat against Sweden at the Torremirona Relais in Spain, their first match of the exposure tour for the girls ahead of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup event back home. On Monday, Sudha Tirkey (62′) scored the only goal for India […]

  • Biden spoke for the history books

    Biden spoke for the history books

    Cast: Ginna LindbergUSA commentator and Cecilia KhavarUS Correspondent, Day Blanckprofessor of North American studies at Uppsala University. Host: Kajsa Boglind Producer: Maja Lagercrantz Technician: Adam Alvin

  • 420: Wallet election without election promises

    420: Wallet election without election promises

    Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP) and Johan Pehrson (L) have all been interviewed in Ekot’s party leader hearings during the week. They were asked questions about everything from property tax to mining, free schools, government cooperation and human rights in Turkey. What were the key messages and why did the party […]

  • Saarikko: Finland may not be able to afford significant income tax reductions

    Saarikko: Finland may not be able to afford significant income tax reductions

    “Now we need mutual trust.” Saarikko pointed out that the combination of substantial wage increases and income tax cuts would be dangerous, as it could further accelerate the rise in consumer prices. Juha MajanenOn Wednesday, the permanent state secretary of the Ministry of Finance defined moderate salary increases as increases in line with next year’s […]

  • Parliament approved the amendments to the Border Guard Act

    Parliament approved the amendments to the Border Guard Act

    Read more: Parliament rejected a last-minute demand to reform the Border Guard Act (July 5, 2022) The Finnish opposition thanks the committee’s report on reforming the Border Guard Act (July 1, 2022) Parliament also approved a motion to update the Emergency Powers Act to allow emergency powers to be used in response to a hostile […]

  • Lokal Round-Up: Chokerende knivstikkeri af læge bedøver beboere på Amager

    Lokal Round-Up: Chokerende knivstikkeri af læge bedøver beboere på Amager

    Et chokerende knivstikkeri på Amager i går har fået en læge til at kæmpe for sit liv. Det formodes, at lægen var på hjemmebesøg på Holmbladsgade, en vej, der går fra Amagerbrogade i retning mod Amager Strand, som var spærret af efter hændelsen. Den mistænkte er en 30-årig mandDen ansvarlige mand, som blev anholdt hurtigt […]

  • Finland suspends EUR 70 million funding for UN program;  calls for an audit after the scandal

    Finland suspends EUR 70 million funding for UN program; calls for an audit after the scandal

    Finland suspended tens of millions of euros in funding from several UN development agencies – most of its UN development funding – as a result of suspected abuses of the UN program in Helsinki. Yle’s report earlier in June covered extensively how the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Program for Sustainable Infrastructure and […]

  • Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson (S): New nuclear power may be needed

    Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson (S): New nuclear power may be needed

    According to Sweden’s climate goals, we will not have any net emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere by 2045. In northern Sweden, a conversion industry is growing with, among other things, battery factories and production of stainless steel. Industries will require huge amounts of electricity to replace fossil energy in production. Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson says […]

  • The Fiscal Policy Council’s Lars Heikensten: Concerned about the economic situation

    The Fiscal Policy Council’s Lars Heikensten: Concerned about the economic situation

    Lars Heikensten says in Ekot’s interview that he has long been concerned about the economic situation in view of rapid price increases in financial markets, the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and now also the high inflation. – It will take a lot of wisdom and a lot of luck if we are to avoid […]

  • The electric shock and the minister’s impossible promises

    The electric shock and the minister’s impossible promises

    Mats lives in Enviken in northeastern Dalarna. Last winter, he and his family got a shock when the electricity bill came. Despite the fact that he does everything to reduce energy costs – they burn with pellets, have sea heat and solar cells – the December bill was SEK 17,000, four times as much as […]

  • Nooshi Dadgostar (V): The threat to Sweden can increase if we join NATO

    Nooshi Dadgostar (V): The threat to Sweden can increase if we join NATO

    On the same day that Nooshi Dadgostar is interviewed in Ekot’s Saturday interview, May 13, the government and the representatives of the parliamentary parties have presented it security policy analysis which will form the basis for the decision on whether Sweden will join NATO. Nooshi Dadgostar thinks that the analysis is too thin and lacks […]

  • Ekot’s Saturday interview

    Ekot’s Saturday interview

    Unlike the Left Party, the Green Party does not want the issue of Swedish NATO membership to be decided in a referendum. Märta Stenevi wants the issue to be debated in the election campaign and decided after the parliamentary elections in September. The current process, where the Social Democrats can make a decisive decision in […]

  • Who cares?  |  Therefore, a building permit for wind turbines will not be an option

    Who cares? | Therefore, a building permit for wind turbines will not be an option

    Permit for offshore wind power Monica Saarinen visits Sweden’s largest wind farm, Lillgrund in the Sound, to find out why it takes such a long time to expand. Nearby, state-owned Vattenfall has been planning for an even larger wind farm at Kriegers Flak for almost 20 years. Johnny Stenberg who is the project manager for […]

  • The Finnish children of war

    The Finnish children of war

    It is called the largest child movement in world history. Sweden decides not to help Finland militarily. During a sleepless night, Sweden’s Foreign Minister Maja Sandler gets an idea: She wants to help Finnish children by evacuating them to Sweden. More than 70,000 children will be sent to Sweden over the next six years. Children […]

  • Därför vill politikerna inte ta upp frågan om långtidsarbetslösa – Vem bryr sig?

    Därför vill politikerna inte ta upp frågan om långtidsarbetslösa – Vem bryr sig?

    Så många är långtidsarbetslösa i Sverige 2022 Allt fler blir arbetslösa i över ett år i Sverige, ändå hamnar långtidsarbetslösheten aldrig på valaffischerna. ”Det är ingen fråga man vinner medelklassväljarnas röster på, det är ingen lågt hängande frukt för politikerna”, säger Tomas Ramberg, Ekots inrikespolitiska kommentator. Ändå har alla partier sina förslag på lösningar. Monica […]

  • Mikael Ribbenvik: We are about to make the same mistake as in 2015

    Mikael Ribbenvik: We are about to make the same mistake as in 2015

    Guest: Mikael RibbenvikDirector General of the Swedish Migration BoardComment: Fredrik Furtenbachdomestic policy commentator at EkotHost: Johar BendjelloulProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Tobias Carlsson

  • HS: More and more Finns are seeing the benefits of NATO membership

    HS: More and more Finns are seeing the benefits of NATO membership

    A growing proportion (45%) of respondents also estimate that membership would strengthen Finland’s position in relation to Russia. The share was 27 percent in February. Respondents were asked to select any number of the eight arguments in the survey for both joining and not joining NATO. All five other accession arguments were also considered more […]

  • Khashayar Farmanbar (S): That is why Sweden continues to buy Russian oil

    Khashayar Farmanbar (S): That is why Sweden continues to buy Russian oil

    Guest: Khashayar Farmanbar, Minister of Energy and DigitizationComment: Björn Sandénprofessor of innovation and sustainability at ChalmersHost: Mikael KulleProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Susanne Martinsson

  • The Ministerial Working Group will take responsibility for cyber security and public administration preparedness

    The Ministerial Working Group will take responsibility for cyber security and public administration preparedness

    The Ministerial Working Group makes policy decisions on measures to safeguard the functioning of society and the digital operating environment in the event of cyber accidents and cyber-impact activities. It will also make decisions on the readiness of the public administration for the situation caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The composition of the […]

  • Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Therefore, Russia must be stopped in Ukraine

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Therefore, Russia must be stopped in Ukraine

    Guest: Gabrielius LandsbergisLithuanian Foreign MinisterComment: Li Bennich-Björkmanprofessor of political science at Uppsala UniversityHost: Pontus MattssonProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Ludvig Widman

  • The Department of Justice is introducing a bill that redefines rape as inappropriate sex

    The Department of Justice is introducing a bill that redefines rape as inappropriate sex

    Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SFP) pointed out at a press conference that the bill marks a significant change that will require new ways of thinking from the judge, the police and the authorities. “Today is a historic day that many have been waiting for. The right to sexual sovereignty belongs to everyone and must […]

  • Ulla Hamilton about the independent schools’ queues, school fees and profits

    Ulla Hamilton about the independent schools’ queues, school fees and profits

    Guest: Ulla HamiltonCEO of the National Association of Independent SchoolsComment: Katarina Helmersonpolitical reporter at Ekot Host: Mikael Kulle Producer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Maria Stillberg

  • "Historic" Reform: Laws against sexual violence and harassment will come into force in 2023

    "Historic" Reform: Laws against sexual violence and harassment will come into force in 2023

    The government announced on Thursday a major reform of sexual crime legislation. The new laws would introduce a broader definition of rape and replace the current law, which defines assault only as rape if it involves violence or a threat of violence and a victim of defenselessness. Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SPP) said this […]

  • Russian ski queens are enjoying more success in Beijing

    Russian ski queens are enjoying more success in Beijing

    Yulia Stupak and Natalia Nepryaeva added their medal in Beijing The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) duo Yulia Stupak and Natalia Nepryaeva took another Beijing medal with a third place finish in Wednesday’s classic women’s team sprint. After success with a gold medal in the ladies’ 4 x 5 km cross-country ski relay, Stupak and Nepryaeva […]

  • Important message to the public in Malmö in Malmö municipality, Skåne county.

    Important message to the public in Malmö in Malmö municipality, Skåne county.

    Guest: Stefan IngvesGovernor of the Riksbank Comment: Kristian ÅströmEkot’s economics commentatorHost: Cecilia Strömberg WallinProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Behzad Mehrnoosh

  • Sweden’s Sundling wins women’s sprint free gold in Beijing 2022 (updated)

    CHONGLI, Zhangjiakou, February 8 (Xinhua) – Jonna Sundling and Maja Dahlqvist made a one-two-finish for Sweden in the cross-country skiing for the women’s sprint-free in Beijing 2022 here on Tuesday night. 27-year-old Sundling, reigning world champion in classic sprint, led his teammate Dahlqvist through the first half and opened a gap in the second half […]

  • ÖB Micael Bydén on the security situation

    ÖB Micael Bydén on the security situation

    Guest: Commander-in-Chief Micael BydénHost: Mikael KulleProducer: Anna Pandolfi and Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Maria Stillberg

  • Lena Hallengren (S) on the Corona Commission and the lack of care places

    Lena Hallengren (S) on the Corona Commission and the lack of care places

    Guest: Minister of Social Affairs Lena Hallengren (S)Comment: Ekot’s domestic policy commentator Tomas RambergHost: Cecilia Strömberg WallinProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Stina Fagerberg

  • Man Utd star’s wife reveals a traumatic and scary home invasion

    Man Utd star’s wife reveals a traumatic and scary home invasion

    Victor Lindelof’s family were unharmed during the break-in while the defender played a Premier League match Manchester United have given their Swedish international defender Victor Lindelof leave after his wife and children were forced to hide from home intruders who targeted the family home while Lindelof played for his club against Brentford on Wednesday night. […]

  • Hear Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S) about the security situation

    Hear Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S) about the security situation

    Russia is mobilizing on Ukraine’s border, and Putin is calling for “military action” if NATO joins new members or armies in Russia’s immediate vicinity. How should Sweden act in the escalated situation? Hear Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S) Guest: Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S)Comment: Thomas von Bogumil, reporter at YLEHost: Pontus MattssonProducer: Maja […]

  • Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S) on the security situation

    Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S) on the security situation

    Guest: Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist (S)Comment: Thomas von Bogumil, policy reporter at YLEHost: Pontus MattssonProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Joachim Persson

  • Minister of Justice Henriksson’s Covid test is positive

    Minister of Justice Henriksson’s Covid test is positive

    Minister of Justice and leader of the Swedish People’s Party Anna-Maja Henriksson has been found to be coronavirus positive, the Justice Department said in a statement issued Thursday. The press release said Henriksson was exposed to the virus in a private event in his hometown of Pietarsaari during the Christmas holidays. The minister has not […]

  • * NEW * The Salisbury Poison Attack

    * NEW * The Salisbury Poison Attack

    Salisbury is really a quiet town that also attracts many tourists. On March 4, 2018, the idyll turns into a nightmare when two people are found unconscious in a park in the middle of the city. The man turns out to be Sergei Skripal, a former officer in Russia’s military intelligence service who spied on […]

  • Yle’s investigation: Kankaanpää neo-Nazi gang has had intimidation, harassment, assault

    Yle’s investigation: Kankaanpää neo-Nazi gang has had intimidation, harassment, assault

    A group of young men dressed in bomb jackets and fighting shoes has been a familiar sight in the town of Kankaanpää in southwestern Finland for years. The group is also known to openly present racist symbols, such as t-shirts with text. "white pride". Earlier this month, the Satakunta District Court ordered five men aged […]

  • Nyamko Sabuni (L) on the Liberals’ new place in politics

    Nyamko Sabuni (L) on the Liberals’ new place in politics

    Guest: Liberal Party leader Nyamko SabuniComment: Fredrik FurtenbachHost: Pontus Mattsson Producer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Christer Tjernell

  • Mourinho gives a promise after the man, 23, suffered a mysterious heart attack

    Mourinho gives a promise after the man, 23, suffered a mysterious heart attack

    There were shockingly reported scenes at a top-class Italian football match when a 23-year-old man had to be resuscitated after suffering a cardiac arrest? leads home coach Jose Mourinho to give him a promise. The famous Stadio Olimpico in Rome is said to have fallen silent when news of the fans’ problems spread, with fans […]

  • Vaccine passports, moose in town and the prince in Swan Lake

    Vaccine passports, moose in town and the prince in Swan Lake

    Hour one: Vaccine pass in public transport Spanish care debt Truths in interviews New records in the mountains Chronicle by Helena Granström Panel Two o’clock Lawsuit against Memorial in Russia Swan Lake at the Royal Opera Public Service Protests against honor killings in Iraq Moose in town Kåseri with Mark Levengood Host Jesper Lindau Producer […]

  • Eva Lindström: Risks when EU billions go out quickly

    Eva Lindström: Risks when EU billions go out quickly

    Comment: Susanne Palme, Ekot’s EU commentator Host: Mikael KulleProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Jesper Timan

  • Ebba Busch speech: We must scrap the regions

    Ebba Busch speech: We must scrap the regions

    The Christian Democrats will hold a Riksdag in Norrköping on 12-14 November. Party leader Ebba Buschs describes growing care queues in her speech and says that she wants to nationalize care and abolish the regions. Fredrik Furtenbach, Ekot’s domestic policy commentator, comments. Maja [email protected]

  • The Finnish government will maintain the current restrictions to extend the coronavirus passport

    The Finnish government will maintain the current restrictions to extend the coronavirus passport

    “The government talked about the coronavirus situation, which is alarming. The disease is spreading especially among the unvaccinated and people end up in hospital, Marin stated To YLE on Wednesday. The strategy removes the three phases of regional epidemiological situations – baseline, acceleration and community mediation – but restrictions on restaurant operations remain dependent on […]

  • LO says yes to the las agreement

    LO says yes to the las agreement

    LO turns and says yes to the so-called las agreement, which LO said no to just over a year ago. The decision was made on Tuesday night. “We have come quite a long way, it has happened a lot since LO said no, then we would not have got the pieces we needed to be […]

  • Services are being developed along the Espoo Beach Corridor

    Services are being developed along the Espoo Beach Corridor

    The city received a total of 14 applications for these two places. In addition to the overall quality of the applications, the selection criteria were the applicants’ previous experience of similar activities, financial resources and the financial viability of the plans. The goal is to enable long-term operations, and the city enters into 25-year leases […]

  • Lorents Burman (S): “The establishment is unparalleled in Swedish history”

    Lorents Burman (S): “The establishment is unparalleled in Swedish history”

    The reason is the battery factory Northvolt which is being built in the municipality right now. But is the municipality able to deliver housing, schools and municipal services to everyone who needs them? Skellefteå Municipal Council Lorents Burman (S) is a guest in Ekot’s Saturday interview. Comment: Charlotta Mellander, Professor of Economics at Jönköping International […]

  • The Finnish government is proposing legal instruments to abolish forced marriages

    The Finnish government is proposing legal instruments to abolish forced marriages

    Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SFP) said on Thursday that an amendment to the marriage law is needed. “Forced marriages are a phenomenon to which we cannot close our eyes. We want to increase recognition that forced marriages are not allowed through legislation, ”he explained to Helsingin Sanomat. The National Assistance System for Victims of […]

  • Master spy Eric Erickson

    Master spy Eric Erickson

    For several years spied the Swedish-American businessman Eric Erickson in Nazi Germany. He gathered information about the German oil industry, information that would prove crucial in defeating Germany and ending the war. After the fall of Hitler, Eric Erickson was hailed as a war hero and received by the United States the finest medal a […]

  • All beautiful things: The team behind the beautiful picture

    All beautiful things: The team behind the beautiful picture

    As a makeup artist for over 11 years, it is always a great satisfaction to change a person’s appearance and often even their vision. To me, everyone is beautiful and everyone can also be transformed to look even more glamorous. I guess that’s why we’re often referred to as the ‘glam squad’ – we literally […]

  • In the cleanliness

    In the cleanliness

    With the help of science check Emma Frans and Maja Åström raise these questions when Heart and brain go down in purity. As usual, they come to what is true, false and in between. As experts on yesterday’s cleanliness habits, you hear historian Jenny Björkman and Karolina Wiell, Doctor of Philosophy in Economic History at […]

  • About the body: to have a different body

    About the body: to have a different body

    In six episodes of Sensitive Mode, Uje Brandelius explores our approach to our physical selves. What does the body do for the soul? Who do you get from having a special body? And is there any difference in who you arefeel that you are on the inside compared to who you are perceived to be […]

  • In-laws – the Bíó Paradís cinema welcomes you

    In-laws – the Bíó Paradís cinema welcomes you

    Since the wedding has been paid for, it will take place even though the groom has missed and the wedding did not take place. The film is a feast of national flaws and complexes, cultivated since Wyspiański’s times. A great script by Marek Modzelewski and an excellent director by Jakub Michalczuk. The comedy “In-laws” can […]

  • In the water

    In the water

    You may have heard claims such as that we drink the same water as the dinosaurs did and that Sweden will never be short of drinking water? Hear Calle Hjerne, hydrogeologist at SGU – Swedish Geological Survey help Maja and Emma sort out the concepts. And then the old commandment that you should drink eight […]

  • The creator of invisible Lotte – Thorstein Thomsen – is dead

    The creator of invisible Lotte – Thorstein Thomsen – is dead

    The musician and author Thorstein Thomsen – who is behind hundreds of books and songs – has died after a long illness. He turned 71 years old. It writes Politiken on Friday. Thomsen focused early in his career as an author especially on children’s and youth books. His most famous work today is probably “When […]

  • The government is proposing to set up its own office to combat domestic violence

    The government is proposing to set up its own office to combat domestic violence

    The Finnish government has proposed the establishment of a national rapporteur on domestic violence and violence against women. An independent and autonomous office would also monitor the operation of national legislation and the implementation of international obligations. The rapporteur would work with the Office of the Equality Ombudsman and would therefore also be entitled to […]

  • Ministerial Working Group on the Development of Digital Change, the Data Economy and Public Administration

    Ministerial Working Group on the Development of Digital Change, the Data Economy and Public Administration

    It guides the development of digitalisation, information and technology policy and the data economy at government level and coordinates related activities and situational awareness. The Ministerial Working Group will continue to promote the work of the Political Steering Group on Public Administration Reform. It coordinates development projects and draws up the necessary policy guidelines for […]

  • Lasse-Maja – the big thief who changed shape

    Lasse-Maja – the big thief who changed shape

    The editorial staff of this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – host and screenwriter Navid Bavey – stage narratorJulia Öjdrandt – sound design and final mixEmilia Mellberg – producer Also participating is Sam Holmqvist, PhD in literary studies with Lasse-Maja’s autobiography as a special area. Want to know more about Lasse-Maja? Here are some of […]

  • PM: An updated Covid strategy is likely on Monday

    PM: An updated Covid strategy is likely on Monday

    Finland’s updated coronavirus strategy is due to be approved on Monday, Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said after talks with the government on Thursday in Helsinki. Government ministers met in the afternoon in the legacy room to discuss the coronavirus situation and how society can return to normal life after a pandemic. The revised strategy […]

  • Magdalena Andersson: Reforms for 74 billion in the budget

    Magdalena Andersson: Reforms for 74 billion in the budget

    “Sweden’s economy is back to pre-pandemic levels, but we have lost 1.5 years of normal growth,” said Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson as she presented the economic situation ahead of the 2022 budget. “There will be reforms for 74 billion in the budget to support the recovery in the Swedish economy,” says Magdalena Andersson. The Government […]

  • You make us all very proud: Anju Bobby George to Shaili

    You make us all very proud: Anju Bobby George to Shaili

    New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Anju Bobby George was elated after Shaili Singh took silver at the U20 World Cup in Nairobi on Sunday. Shaili jumped 6.59m in the third attempt and registered her best show in the event to collect silver while Swedish Maja Askag won gold with a jump of 6.60m. Ukraine’s […]

  • Neeraj congratulates Anju for her mentorship of Shaili

    Neeraj congratulates Anju for her mentorship of Shaili

    New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra congratulated Anju Bobby George for her “mentorship and guidance” to Shaili Singh after the 17-year-old long jumper won silver at the U20 Athletics World Championships in Nairobi on Sunday. Shaili jumped 6.59m in the third attempt and registered her best show in the event to […]

  • India’s Shaili Singh wins silver in the women’s long jump

    India’s Shaili Singh wins silver in the women’s long jump

    Nairobi [Kenya], 22 August (ANI): India’s long jumper in ace, Shaili Singh, took a silver medal in the women’s long jump at the ongoing U20 Athletics World Championships in Nairobi on Sunday. Shaili jumped 6.59m in the third attempt and registered her best show in the event to collect silver while Swedish Maja Askag won […]

  • Analysts are concerned about low turnout in the Finnish municipal elections

    Analysts are concerned about low turnout in the Finnish municipal elections

    Borg revealed that, according to his calculations, less than a million eligible people headed to the polls on Sunday, June 13th. The drop in the number of votes cast on election day is astonishing, given that only about 40 per cent of voters did so on election day. “We need to learn from this that […]

  • Investigator: The landlord and tenant must agree on the rent

    Investigator: The landlord and tenant must agree on the rent

    Investigator is Court of Appeal Councilor Kazimir Åberg presents a state inquiry into free rent in new production. He proposes that the new law enters into force on July 1, 2022. The proposal is part of the January agreement between the Social Democrats, the Green Party, the Center Party and the Liberals. The Left Party’s […]

  • VMA in Borås, Västra Götaland County

    VMA in Borås, Västra Götaland County

    On 13 May 1921, the decisive decision was made by a broad political majority to establish a state institute of racial biology in Sweden. It was the cutting-edge research of the time that many hoped would create a healthy Swedish people, but whose ideas traditions and practical work are a dark legacy in Swedish history. […]

  • Terrorist laws can be expanded to include incitement, religious or ideological training to encourage terrorism

    Terrorist laws can be expanded to include incitement, religious or ideological training to encourage terrorism

    On Thursday, the government submitted a proposal to parliament to amend anti-terrorism legislation. According to the Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SPP), reform is important because terrorism threatens the basic functions of society. The government aims to expand the criminalization of terrorist offenses. For example, the proposal would penalize the commission of any activity necessary […]

  • Reasons for bringing Syria children home are being challenged by experts

    The government’s justification for bringing Danish women and children home from Syrian prison camps is being pierced by a large number of experts. It writes Berlingske and Jyllands-Posten. After refusing to bring the children home for two years, the government announced on Tuesday that it had changed its mind due to, among other things, new […]

  • MPs from Finnish parties will end a days-long debate on the EU’s stimulus device

    MPs from Finnish parties will end a days-long debate on the EU’s stimulus device

    Vice-President of Parliament Tarja Filatov (SDP) said YLE that Parliament will vote on Tuesday on the EUR 750 billion recovery system. At least two-thirds of legislators must adopt the so-called Own resources decision. Purra stressed that it should not be unusual for legislators to exercise their constitutional right to speak in plenary. Although the Finnish-sponsored […]

  • This is how “the new becomes normal” according to Johan Carlson

    This is how “the new becomes normal” according to Johan Carlson

    In September, all corona restrictions aimed at individuals should be gone, but how will the new normal differ from the old? The Public Health Agency has in one report to the government this week described how the restrictions can be removed step by step. Interview with the Swedish Public Health Agency’s Director General Johan Carlson […]

  • Finland reveals dozens of measures to combat human trafficking

    Finland reveals dozens of measures to combat human trafficking

    “I am confident that the measures set out in the action plan will also enable us to respond to the recommendations and comments we have received,” the Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SFP) said on Friday. The Ministry of Justice believes that the entire criminal process needs to be developed to better detect trafficking and […]

  • General survey: MPs support several municipal centers

    General survey: MPs support several municipal centers

    A survey by Yle MPs has shown that the majority has changed the law to allow people to register to live in more than one municipality. Any change would mean that people would have the right to live and pay taxes in more than one place. Despite the strong support of MEPs, many respondents highlighted […]

  • What will be the policy after the next election, Elisabeth Svantesson (M)?

    What will be the policy after the next election, Elisabeth Svantesson (M)?

    What more than migration and criminal policy can the parties agree on? Elisabeth Svantesson is the Moderates’ economic-political spokesperson and vice chairman. On Saturday 1 May, she is a guest in Ekot’s Saturday interview. Analysis: Tommy Möller, professor of political science Today’s in-depth study is about proposals from, among others, the Sweden Democrats to limit […]

  • Greater risk of new cruciate ligament injury in case of rapid comeback

    Greater risk of new cruciate ligament injury in case of rapid comeback

    Cruciate ligament injuries are a major problem in women’s football, and studies show that those who make a quick comeback after a cruciate ligament injury are at a significantly higher risk of suffering a new one. “Cruciate ligament injury is a serious injury that requires long rehab, and if you go back too fast, the […]

  • Outbreak gold situation for researchers

    Outbreak gold situation for researchers

    The volcanic eruption in Iceland will give researchers the opportunity for unique studies for several years. “Magman comes from the so-called mantle deep under the earth’s crust and can provide answers to how the mantle plume under Iceland interacts with the spreading zone between the continental plates,” says Maja Rasmusen from the University of Iceland. […]

  • The government will not be able to agree on the budget after the third day of negotiations

    The government will not be able to agree on the budget after the third day of negotiations

    Government talks on next year’s state budget framework – which are now only on the third day – will not end on Friday. "We will continue negotiations between the five coalition partners over the weekend," prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) wrote on Twitter. Minister of Justice and leader of the Swedish People’s Party Anna-Maja Henriksson […]

  • Ygeman: Vaccination certificate to several countries June

    Ygeman: Vaccination certificate to several countries June

    Iceland, the United Kingdom and Australia are approving the Swedish version of the European vaccination certificate, The green proof, according to Digitization Minister Anders Ygeman (S). “We hope that it will be in place on the first of June and that Swedes will thus be able to travel to a number of countries,” says Anders […]

  • Nyamko Sabuni (L): Vaccinated people should avoid restrictions

    Nyamko Sabuni (L): Vaccinated people should avoid restrictions

    The Liberals want the restart of society to be accelerated and those who are vaccinated to be able to move more freely than current recommendations allow. “We can not continue to restrict the freedom of individuals once they have been vaccinated,” said party leader Nyamko Sabuni. In a debate article in SvD, Sabuni writes that […]

  • Finland emphasizes the well-being of children in the update of Covid’s exit plan

    Finland emphasizes the well-being of children in the update of Covid’s exit plan

    On Wednesday, the Finnish government presented how the country would gradually lower the restrictions and recommendations related to the coronavirus so that children could first taste normal if the current positive trends continue. At a joint press conference, the Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) and other ministers said they used input from experts and the […]

  • How sustainable is bioenergy from the forest?

    How sustainable is bioenergy from the forest?

    Biofuels are an important part of Sweden’s climate policy but are now being questioned from several quarters, including by the European Commission. Dagens Nyheter’s climate reporter Alexandra Urisman Otto and investigative reporter Lisa Röstlund have in a article series examined biofuels from the forest. Markku Rummukainen, professor of climatology, member of the Climate Policy Council […]

  • So spoke the Vikings

    So spoke the Vikings

    How did it sound when the Vikings read aloud to each other from the rune stones? Runologist Maja Bäckvall has read many of Sweden’s runic inscriptions so that everyone will now have the opportunity to take part in a thousand-year-old language, and Vetenskapsradion Historia has met her to discuss how to know how the Vikings […]

  • Henriksson will continue as chairman of the Swedish People’s Party and promises an election result of more than 5 percent

    Henriksson will continue as chairman of the Swedish People’s Party and promises an election result of more than 5 percent

    Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson is looking for a second term as leader of the Swedish People’s Party (SPP). Henriksson said on Saturday he would aim for re-election at the party congress next month. He has led the downtown party since 2016. He has no leadership challenge. The SPP elects its chairman and director for […]

  • One in ten had long-term symptoms

    One in ten had long-term symptoms

    One in ten with mild covid symptoms had long-term symptoms eight months later. It shows one study where researchers studied staff at Danderyd Hospital. The most common long-term symptoms were loss of smell and taste, less common symptoms were difficulty breathing. “The healthcare-demanding postcovid picture may not be as large as we have feared,” says […]

  • Here they are nominated for the Swedish Radio Short Story Award 2021

    Here they are nominated for the Swedish Radio Short Story Award 2021

    Time to vote for your favorite short story! It is now clear which five short stories have been nominated for the Swedish Radio Short Story Prize 2021. It is the listeners who decide who wins. Here you can vote starting March 29 and even April 18. Karin Smirnoff, Gustav Tegby, Simon Issát Marainen, Björn Runge […]

  • Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson will survive the motion of censure

    Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SPP) survived the vote of confidence in Parliament by 103 votes to 66. The Finnish party had filed a motion of censure against Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson, claiming that she had misled citizens and called on municipalities to break the law due to the postponement of this spring’s municipal […]

  • 2000 jobs will be inspected

    2000 jobs will be inspected

    The Swedish Work Environment Authority will inspect around 2,000 workplaces where the risk of being infected with covid-19 is high. “We inspect workplaces where we see that it is difficult to avoid meeting a lot of people,” says Elin Löfström Engdahl, project manager at the Swedish Work Environment Authority. Industries covered include dentists, trains, ferries, […]

  • Open letter on Djalali: “Extreme abuse”

    Open letter on Djalali: “Extreme abuse”

    Karolinska Institutet, the Swedish Academy of Sciences and Amnesty International are writing in one today open letter to the government to work for the release of the Swedish-Iranian researcher Ahmadreza Djalali. “This is the most extreme abuse I have ever seen against an individual researcher. It is also an abuse of his family, academic freedom […]

  • The government is discussing a curfew and restrictions

    The government is discussing a curfew and restrictions

    Government ministers met in Helsinki on Tuesday night at the Estates House to agree on measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus as Finland struggles with the third wave of the epidemic. On Monday, the government had convened eight hours of talks, but only decided to continue the current three-week suspension of eating in […]

  • Government parties are pushing for new restrictions on curfews

    Government parties are pushing for new restrictions on curfews

    prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said the negotiations between the five parties in the government are "very difficult" and that some were in his office "very critical" towards ordering a curfew. Marin commented on Monday’s meeting with board members on defining new societal restrictions to improve the country’s deteriorating coronavirus situation. The government is considering […]

  • The Finns party proposes motion of censure on the postponement of last-minute local elections

    The Finns party proposes motion of censure on the postponement of last-minute local elections

    Chairman of the Finnish Party Jussi Halla-aho and the leader of the parliamentary group Ville Tavio on Saturday, the justice minister said Anna-Maja Henriksson had misled citizens and called on municipalities to break the law following this spring’s decision to postpone municipal elections. "By promising until the last minute that elections can be held independently […]

  • Important message to the public in Uppsala in Uppsala County.

    Important message to the public in Uppsala in Uppsala County.

    The Finnish government has chosen to move the local elections from April to June. Several researchers believe that the decision should have come earlier – the opposition party True Finns believes that the advance is completely unnecessary. “It is better that we postpone the election for two months so that more people have time to […]

  • Kalla, Karlsson and Svahn compete this weekend

    Kalla, Karlsson and Svahn compete this weekend

    Already this weekend, the World Cup final in Swiss Engadin awaits the cross-country skiers, since the World Cup ended yesterday. And for Radiosporten, national team manager Anders Byström could tell that Charlotte Kalla, Frida Karlsson and Linn Svahn are all in the squad, a few hours before it was presented. Kalla had a heavy relay […]

  • THL’s Salminen: "Too much attention" paid for worst case infection rates

    THL’s Salminen: "Too much attention" paid for worst case infection rates

    According to the Department of Health and Welfare (THL), its calculation that daily new cases of coronavirus could exceed 11,000 by April was essentially a theoretical exercise that has received too much attention. According to the Ministry of Justice, the THL forecast was one of the factors in the decision to postpone the municipal elections […]