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2009-04-10 16:23:41

Police in the Gothenburg archipelago on Sweden's west coast hope that this year's Easter bonfire competition will be a peaceful one. Last year was calm. No reports were made related to the spruce wars, Bjorn Lansten, a Gothenburg police spokesman, told The Local. The truce in the spruce wars was no accident. A couple of years ago, police stepped up patrols in the northern archipelago during the days leading up to Easter to prevent the competition for fuel from turning violent. Ingela Olsson,...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'