While many a Swedish Christmas office party end in hangovers and bad judgement, the holiday revelry of one company from Växjö in southern Sweden ended with a night in jail after a chocolate robbery gone wrong.
The district court in Kalmar in southeastern Sweden has ordered a woman to pay 200,000 kronor ($28,000) in damages to her former landlord. The court ruled that urine from the woman's 55 felines had lowered the property value of her former residence, the Barometern newspaper reports.
Amid speculations about a 'mysterious Swede' being behind the the theft of the Nazi "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from Auschwitz, Swedish police have said they had no information about about a possible Swedish connection to the crime.
On Wednesday, Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca announced a $350 million deal for the purchase of French antibiotics manufacturer Novexel.
Tiger Wood's extramarital activities were no secret to other golfers, Swedish LPGA star Helen Alfredsson said on Wednesday, claiming she first heard rumours about his infidelities during last summer's British Open.