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Sweden in Focus podcast: Covid bureaucracy, the crisis that wasn’t and making friends with Swedes

Sweden in Focus podcast: Covid bureaucracy, the crisis that wasn't and making friends with Swedes
This week's behind-the-scenes look at the biggest news stories in Sweden with the journalists who know them best.

In the latest episode of our podcast Sweden in Focus, The Local’s publisher James Savage talks about the cyberattack that knocked out hundreds of supermarkets across Sweden, and what this means for such a tech-dependent society.

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Also in this week’s episode: Sweden Editor Emma Löfgren gives us an update on the government crisis and its impact on the future of Swedish politics, Europe Editor Catherine Edwards talks about the bureaucratic hurdles many foreigners in Sweden face when it comes to getting access to the Covid-19 vaccine pass, and The Local’s Operations Director Samantha Govender reveals the results of a reader poll: Is it hard to make friends with Swedes?

Sweden in Focus is hosted by radio journalist Tom Henley and made in collaboration with production company Banda.

Listen to the episode below, or click HERE.

Let us know what you think in the comments below, or tweet us using the hashtag #SwedeninFocus.

The Local’s Sweden in Focus podcast is sponsored by Akademikernas A-kassa.


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