Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group


Two staff (nationality unknown) in Oslo’s Kaffebrenneriet café. Photo: Kaffebrenneriet From:  The Local’ Norway Young Norwegians are so spoiled that most no longer consider jobs in cafés or restaurants now staffed largely by Swedes, the head of Norway’s national business lobby group has complained. “We have started to see it as quite natural that there … More Norway youth now ‘too lazy’ to take Swedes’ café jobs: lobby group

Sweden’s Ice Hotel offers a chillin’ good time


Recently voted “Best experience in Sweden” at the TRIP Global award, the Swedish Ice Hotel is still a hot destination among travellers around the world. Contributor Malin Nyberg jumped on a plane to Kiruna to see what all the fuss is about. By:Malin Nyberg/The Local   “Can you get frostbite from -7? Would it be romantic to be here … More Sweden’s Ice Hotel offers a chillin’ good time

Sweden: Get off! Bus driver kicks off 19 pre-school kids


Three adults and 19 children under the age of five were told to leave a bus in southern Sweden and were forced to walk 2.5 miles when the driver complained that the school’s collective ticket was  ($4.60) short. With the exception of two children who were one-year-olds and in push chairs, all of the young Malmö passengers … More Sweden: Get off! Bus driver kicks off 19 pre-school kids

One in five Thai parlours in Sweden offers ‘happy ending’


Every fifth Thai massage parlour in Malmö, southern Sweden, accepts requests for sexual gratification at the end of a session, a Swedish newspaper reported on Thursday. The news comes following the Sydsvenskan newspaper‘s probe into illegal prostitution among the Thai massage parlours in Malmö, Sweden‘s third largest city. Local police receive “several tip-offs a week” but do not … More One in five Thai parlours in Sweden offers ‘happy ending’