Ikea shelters rejected by Swiss due to fire risk

Ikea shelters rejected by Swiss due to fire risk

UPDATED: The Swiss city of Zurich has announced it will not use the 62 Ikea refugee shelters it has purchased to house asylum-seekers after a test showed they constituted a fire hazard.

Prime minister: Sweden must ‘stick together’

Prime minister: Sweden must ‘stick together’

In his second Christmas speech, Swedish prime minister, Stefan Löfven, entreated the country to stick together and to not create ‘shadow communities.’

Facebook fans save the bacon of runaway pig

Facebook fans save the bacon of runaway pig

A pig that escaped from a Swedish abattoir to avoid ending up on a Christmas dinner plate won a stay on execution from its owner after an outpouring of solidarity on social media.