Posts Tagged ‘ sweden ’

Swedish prostitutes want to pay taxes

Sep 9th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Offbeat

More and more Swedish prostitutes want to pay taxes in order to receive the social welfare benefits that come with doing so. Income recorded on prostitutes’ tax returns gives them the right to sick-leave pay, parental leave benefits, and a pension.



Swedish mag ‘regrets’ poison cake recipe

Aug 29th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Offbeat

Ten thousand copies of the Matmagasinet food magazine were recalled in Sweden after a mistake in one of its recipes left four people poisoned, the magazine said.



Swedish sea monster ‘caught on film’

Aug 28th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Offbeat

A group of filmmakers claim to have successfully captured Sweden’s legendary Great Lake Sea Monster (Storsjöodjuret), which is said to lurk in the waters of the Storsjön outside Östersund in northern Sweden. The film clip shows a blurry, long and narrow silhouette moving in the lake’s depths.



Apartment for sale with all mod cons and stepdad

Aug 13th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Offbeat

Whoever wins the bidding war for the studio flat on Bergsundsgatan 13 in Södermalm might get more than they originally bargained for. In an unusual case of buy one, get one free, the added bonus consists of the current occupant, a stepfather who is refusing to vacate the premises.