Sweden makes COVID vaccines in powder form

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sweden makes COVID vaccines in powder form” – below is their description. Swedish scientists are making COVID-19 vaccines in powder form in an effort to overcome delivery and storage problems. They have developed an air-drying process that is far cheaper and easier than freeze-drying. It is hoped … Read more Sweden makes COVID vaccines in powder form

Rise of the machines: Swedish employees trust state to protect, retrain them

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Rise of the machines: Swedish employees trust state to protect, retrain them” – below is their description. Economic forecasts have predicted millions of people losing their jobs worldwide as robotics, automation and artificial intelligence are increasingly used everywhere from factories to farms. But people in Sweden are … Read more Rise of the machines: Swedish employees trust state to protect, retrain them

Man City v Chelsea: The Champions League final preview

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Man City v Chelsea: The Champions League final preview” – below is their description. The big day is finally here, Manchester City play Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League final. Thousands of English football fans are in Portugal to watch the game, with or without tickets. Al … Read more Man City v Chelsea: The Champions League final preview

Sweden oceans: Scientists measure largest dead zone in world

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sweden oceans: Scientists measure largest dead zone in world” – below is their description. The oceans have been a powerful ally in combating global warming, absorbing nearly 93 percent of the carbon dioxide released by human actions since 1970. But a mix of higher temperatures and pollutants … Read more Sweden oceans: Scientists measure largest dead zone in world

Ibrahimovic marks Sweden return with assist in win over Georgia

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ibrahimovic marks Sweden return with assist in win over Georgia” – below is their description. Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a winning return to Sweden’s team after five years. He came out of international retirement and set up their winner against Georgia. Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from Stockholm, … Read more Ibrahimovic marks Sweden return with assist in win over Georgia

Padel: World’s fastest-growing sport gains popularity in Sweden

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Padel: World’s fastest-growing sport gains popularity in Sweden” – below is their description. Coronavirus lockdowns have affected sports worldwide. But Sweden’s unique approach to the pandemic has had the opposite effect in the traditionally Spanish and Latin American game of padel. Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from … Read more Padel: World’s fastest-growing sport gains popularity in Sweden

Gothenburg Film Festival fan gets their own viewing room, in a lighthouse

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Gothenburg Film Festival fan gets their own viewing room, in a lighthouse” – below is their description. The pandemic has forced the postponement or cancellation of many film festivals, while others have taken creative steps to connect with the public. Sweden’s Gothenburg Film Festival has held a … Read more Gothenburg Film Festival fan gets their own viewing room, in a lighthouse

Europe seeks to compete with Asia in electric vehicles

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Europe seeks to compete with Asia in electric vehicles” – below is their description. The demand for electric vehicles is booming worldwide. Governments in Europe are making plans to phase out fuel-burning cars. But there are warnings the continent’s economy risks falling behind if it allows Asia … Read more Europe seeks to compete with Asia in electric vehicles

Coronavirus: Denmark to exhume millions of mink from mass graves

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Denmark to exhume millions of mink from mass graves” – below is their description. Danish legislators on Monday passed a law to ban mink breeding until December 2021, following last month’s cull of approximately 17 million mink because researchers had found a COVID-19 mutation in the … Read more Coronavirus: Denmark to exhume millions of mink from mass graves

Sweden sharply limits gatherings as second COVID-19 wave swells

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sweden sharply limits gatherings as second COVID-19 wave swells” – below is their description. The Swedish government is imposing limits on the size of public gatherings, as coronavirus cases reach new daily highs in the country. It had famously resisted putting lockdowns in place and shunned the … Read more Sweden sharply limits gatherings as second COVID-19 wave swells

Austria police launch manhunt after ‘terror’ attack in Vienna

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Austria police launch manhunt after ‘terror’ attack in Vienna” – below is their description. In Austria’s capital, at least four civilians have been killed and 15 others injured in what is being called a “terrorist” attack. Austria’s interior minister described at least one of the attackers as … Read more Austria police launch manhunt after ‘terror’ attack in Vienna

Sweden farmers get help from space technology

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sweden farmers get help from space technology” – below is their description. Satellites in space are doing all sorts of clever things down here on the earth. That includes telling farmers exactly how much fertiliser or pesticide they need to put on their fields. The technology is … Read more Sweden farmers get help from space technology

Sweden’s lack of lockdown: More deaths than Nordic neighbours

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sweden’s lack of lockdown: More deaths than Nordic neighbours” – below is their description. Sweden’s prime minister is warning the government is prepared to introduce stricter measures if a resurgence of coronavirus numbers is not halted. Sweden has never imposed a nationwide lockdown but instead asked people … Read more Sweden’s lack of lockdown: More deaths than Nordic neighbours

Can Sweden’s ‘vertical farms’ solve global food shortages?

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted global food supply chains, leading to shortages in some countries. The World Bank warns 130 million people could be at risk of starvation. But an increasingly popular urban farming system could provide a solution. Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from Sweden’s capital Stockholm. Al Jazeera YouTube Channel

Sweden drops probe into unsolved 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden has dropped its investigation into the murder mystery of former Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was shot dead 34 years ago in Stockholm city centre. Sweden’s prosecutor on Wednesday named the main suspect in the murder of Palme and then closed the 34-year old case. But the locking away the files looks unlikely to … Read more Sweden drops probe into unsolved 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme