Finland

Russia outlasts Finland to earn bronze at worlds

The Russians proved to be too much for Finland on Sunday at the World Championship in Cologne, Germany, as the Red Machine pulled out a 5-3 victory …

Sports

Finland stuns USA in quarterfinal action at worlds

After a first-place finish in Group A, six wins in seven games, and a plus-17 goal differential, the U.S. was eliminated from the World Hockey …

Sports

MWC 2017: Finland upsets USA, Canada moves on

The Men’s World Championship produced some exciting games during the quarterfinals. One upset happened and there were no blowouts.<p>The MWC 2017 …

Ice Hockey

Telia Finland in public safety LTE trial

Telia Finland on Wednesday successfully trialled the prioritisation of mission-critical communications traffic over an LTE network. First responders …

Digital Advertising Now Accounts for Almost 33% of Total Outlays in Finland, Says Study

Digital advertising’s share of total media ad spending in Finland reached a record high of 32.3% in 2017’s first quarter, according to Kantar TNS …

Advertising

17 unforgettable moments you'll have on a trip to Finland

FINLAND IS HOME to both the midnight sun and the Northern Lights, to quirky castles and thick forests full of edible berries and wild mushrooms. With …

Europe

Electric cars off to a sputtering start in Finland

Residents of Finland drive far fewer electric cars than their Nordic neighbours.<p>The Finnish state wants to increase the number of electric cars in …

Electric Vehicles

Lose yourself in Arctic beauty at Finland’s charming TreeHouse Hotel

1/14<p>Arctic TreeHouse Hotel by Studio Puisto<p>Santa’s home base in the Arctic Circle has a new, uniquely crafted hotel that’ll let you watch the …

Hotels

The Finnish government is using emojis to signal its new role in Arctic geopolitics

Finland officially took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council yesterday (May 11). To mark the two-year appointment, the Finnish foreign affairs ministry commissioned 16 new Arctic-themed emojis.<p>The assortment, released in February, highlight the goofy and sublime aspects of Finnish winter …

Emoji

A Scandinavian Sailing Adventure

With 6,500 islands, snug anchorages and charming towns, Finland’s archipelago proves the perfect setting for a summer adventure on a borrowed …

Sailing

7 reasons Finland's education system puts the US model to shame

For as small and homogeneous as Finland may be, its repeated success in national education rankings means there are at least a few lessons the US can learn.<p>For one, the tiny Nordic country places considerable weight on early education. Before Finnish kids learn their times tables, they learn simply …

Education

Hobbyhorsing: The unusual sport girls in Finland love

Finland’s shipbuilding sector sails on new surge in cruise industry

Ever since the collapse of communications giant Nokia Corp. four years ago, Finland has been struggling to develop an industry that could deliver jobs and growth. It may have finally found one thanks to soaring global demand for an unlikely product: cruise ships.<p>The cruise industry has been on a …

Shipbuilding

Finland finds basic income reduces stress

EPA/MIKA PUTRO<p>Click for full view<p>Juha Jarvinen (R) and children at home in the Kesti village in the municipality of Kurikka, western Finland, 26 …

Basic Income

Puljujarvi continuing development at World Championships

"It feels pretty good," Puljujarvi told EdmontonOilers.com. "It's always nice to play National Team games.<p>"It's nice."<p>He would know.<p>Puljujarvi has …

Ice Hockey

Konecny, Canada off to a hot start

<b>CZECH REPUBLIC</b><p>On the Czech side, Jakub Voracek, who is serving as captain of the Czech team, had one assist, while defenseman Radko Gudas logged …

Ice Hockey

Where to Eat in Helsinki - A Helsinki Food Guide

<i>Helsinki food is more than herring and salty licorice. Check out our Helsinki Food Guide for tips on what and where to eat in Helsinki. If you’re</i> …

Europe

Formula 1: How did tiny Finland become an F1 giant?

<b>An interesting bunch, the Finns.</b><p>For starters, the Finnish word for computer translates as "knowledge machine", while a Finn in a bad mood would be moping around like "a bear shot in the backside".<p>Perhaps most pleasingly of all, a passing Finn wondering after your sanity might question whether you …

Auto Racing

Venice Biennale 2017 - Frame Contemporary Art Finland

Artists <b>Nathaniel Mellors</b> and <b>Erkka Nissinen</b> will present their first collaboration, <i>The Aalto Natives</i>, in the Finnish Pavilion at the 57th …

Art

Modern, Cozy and Inspiring House Y in Finland

Today we have an inspiring house to show here. House Y is located in Iisalmi, Finland, and it is breathtaking. The combination of glass and wood …

Architecture

This brewery will let you buy a thousand-pack of beer

The real question is why this hasn’t happened sooner.<p>Nokian Panimo, a popular Finnish brewery, has unveiled every frat boy’s dream – a 1,000-pack of …

Beer

Nokia to cut up to 200 jobs more in Finland on weaker demand

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia <NOKIA.HE> plans to cut up to 200 more jobs in Finland because of weak demand for its telecom network equipment.<p>The Finnish company said on Thursday that the cuts are part of a 1.2 billion euro ($1.3 billion) global cost-savings plan which was announced after its 2016 …

Business

Nokia Is Cutting Up to 200 Jobs in Finland

Nokia plans to cut up to 200 more jobs in Finland because of weak demand for its telecom network equipment.<p>The Finnish company said on Thursday that …

Nokia

Seven hilarious must-see videos of Finland’s new competitive sport: hobby-horse riding

Why ride the horse when you can be the horse, right?<p>That’s what some 100,000 teenage girls in Finland say about their new sport, competitive …

Horses

Finland holds public cabinet meeting to promote democracy

PORVOO, Finland (Reuters) - Finland's government held its weekly cabinet meeting in front of the glare of a live audience for the first time on Thursday, part of celebrations for the Nordic country's first hundred years of independence.<p>Ministers said they want to find ways of increasing openness …

World News

Bahrain-backed mosque sparks 'Wahhabi' row in Finland

It is Friday in a suburb of Helsinki and Pia Jardi makes her way down a narrow staircase to sit on the worn carpet of a small, stuffy room.<p>Today she …

Middle East

Why Finland's education system puts others to shame

For as small and homogeneous as Finland may be, its repeated success in national education rankings means there are at least a few lessons the US can …

Education

Finland's Fascinating Genes

The people in this land of lakes and forests are so alike that scientists can filter out the genes that contribute to heart disease, diabetes, and …

Genetics

Teens in Finland are going gaga for ‘hobbyhorsing’

It is hot to trot!<p>Teen girls in Finland are going buck wild for the sport of “hobbyhorsing” — yes, those stuffed horse’s heads on sticks you played …

Teens

Finland’s EU policy to stay unchanged, asserts Sipilä

<b>Related posts:</b><p>Finland's ruling parties announce nominees for new ministerial posts (01 May, 2017)<br>• Terho to campaign on immigration and EU relations …

Brexit