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Sweden to Create Registry of ... Sports Hooligans?

Agency approves preliminary government plan

(Newser) - Sweden is on the lookout for threats to society—in the form of hardcore sports fans. The government has received the OK from the country's Data Inspection Board to develop a registry of sports hooligans, the Local reports. There's one hoop to jump through, however: The agency first... More »

Madonna Gets Involved in Russian Trial

She hopes judge will go easy on punk rockers Pussy Riot

(Newser) - Madonna is stepping into another political fray. The Material Girl says she's hoping for leniency for Russia's Pussy Riot , the girl punk rockers on trial for a protest against Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral, where they sang: "Virgin Mary, drive Putin away." The trio face... More »

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