Ikea: black Swede is not a fit for the Greek Market?


Photo: Private  From: The Local Sweden UPDATED: A Swedish actor has complained of discrimination after he was told he “can’t be black for the Greek market”, in an e-mail rejecting him for a role in an Ikea advert. But the casting company says he was put forward for the job. Fernando, a Stockholm-based stand-up comedian … More Ikea: black Swede is not a fit for the Greek Market?

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 Kirsty … More Ikea dumps lesbians due to Russia anti-gay law