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

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


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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:



Liseberg fire

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


Prison crisis

Work permits




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