Facebook has been forced to back down after censoring a birthday photo of Swedish former fireman whose face was seriously disfigured in a blaze as a young man.

The social networking site twice removed a picture of Lasse (Lars) Gustavson which his friend Bjorn Lindeblad posted up on Sunday to celebrate his 60th birthday.

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A Swedish prosecutor has ruled that the ISIS flag does not constitute hate speech and is therefore legal under Swedish law.

Prosecutor Gisela Sjövall announced last week that she would not prosecute a 23-year-old man who had posted the black ISIS flag on his Facebook page in June.

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Sweden’s Baltic Sea island of Gotland is once again home to a permanent military presence, the military said Wednesday, amid speculation over the country’s ability to defend itself against a more assertive Russia, AFP reports.

The Swedish government decided in March 2015 to remilitarise the country’s biggest island, where the last barracks were decommissioned in 2005.

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At least four people were injured in a shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo, according to police. Eyewitnesses told local media they heard at least 20 gunshots, while police say the shooting suspect is still on the run.

The shooting happened at about 7 p.m. local time (1700 GMT). Media reports on the issue differ. Some local media say that a man in an Audi opened fire on a crowd at a local football derby, citing eyewitnesses.

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