Ikea dumps lesbians due to Russia anti-gay law


Ikea’s interview with Clara and Kirsty can’t be read by customers in Russia. Photo: Ikea Live Swedish furniture giant Ikea has been slammed for removing an interview with a lesbian couple from the Russian edition of a customer magazine, citing Russia’s law prohibiting “gay propaganda”. By:David Landes /The Local The interview between Clara and KirstyContinue reading “Ikea dumps lesbians due to Russia anti-gay law”

Man gets Social Security for being addicted to Heavy Metal


A Swede who gained worldwide fame for having his love of hard rock classified as a disability says he remains addicted to heavy metal music five years after being granted social security benefits for his affliction. “I’m still very addicted,” Roger Tullgren, 47, told The Local this week from his home in Hässleholm in southernContinue reading “Man gets Social Security for being addicted to Heavy Metal”