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In this week's episode: Foxtrot leader reportedly arrested in Iran, Swedish reaction to Israel-Hamas war, and lots of reaction to Sweden's new pay threshold for work permits.


Host Paul O’Mahony is joined by The Local's James Savage and Becky Waterton, and this week's guest, Sweden's former education minister Anna Ekström, who also has a background as a labour law lawyer.  

Here are links to some of the stories we discuss this week:

Gang crime

Israel-Hamas war

Work permits

Listeners in Sweden seeking support about mental health about can contact mental health awareness organization Mind or call Sweden's national health hotline 1177 for help in English.


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