December 24th, 2001

Beatles

American "terrorist" arrested in Sweden!

In Sweden, at least, one of the traditional Christmas characters is the "Christmas Goat" made in straw.



In neighboring city, Gävle, they've built a huge one (It's in the Guiness Book of Records as the worlds largest), since 1966.
Only 7 of the years since then, it has managed to stand through the whole season.. 3 years it has been vandalized, the rest of the years it has been burnt down by someone... During a couple of years, it was even illegal betting about when it was going to burn. Not sure about that anymore, since it seems more and more is kinda proud of the goat and wants it to make it.
But yesterday, an American Tourist (From New Orleans) was able to put fire to it before he got arrested.

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