Skiing tips, politics for immigrants, and plans for stiffer work permit rules

Sweden in Focus

Feb 17 2024 • 28 mins

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This week: a Swedish word for February illnesses, hitting the ski slopes, devastating Liseberg blaze, changing of the guard in the Green Party, why a Social Democrat MP with Palestinian heritage became an independent, Swedish prisons in crisis mode, and what we know so far about new salary requirements for work permit holders.

Host Paul O’Mahony is joined this week by The Local's Emma Löfgren and Richard Orange.

Here are links to some of the stories and topics we discuss:

Vabruari

Skiing

Liseberg fire

Sadly, this news came through the day after we recorded the podcast:

Politics

Prison crisis

Work permits

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