An FLTEACH listserv user recently listed several useful websites for listening to and reading the news in slowed down or simplified language, in several different Northern European languages. Here are some of his suggestions:
For Swedish: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/default.aspx?programid=493 and http://www.8sidor.se
For Norwegian: http://www.klartale.no and http://www.klartale.no/podcast/prog1
For Finnish: http://yle.fi/selkouutiset and http://areena.yle.fi/radio/1832025/#/play
For Dutch: http://www.wablieft.be/krant/online-krant and http://www.wablieft.be/krant/kleine-wablieft
Widergren, P. [FLTEACH] Klartext. News in Simplified Swedish and the like. FLTEACH listserv (FLTEACH@LISTSERV.BUFFALO.EDU, 14 Feb 2013).