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USA U-20 WNT will face Brazil, England and Finland in first Women's Nike International Friendlies from Dec. 7-11

USA U-20 WNT will face Brazil, England and Finland in first Women’s Nike International Friendlies from Dec. 7-11<p>The 2017 Men’s and Women’s Nike …

FIFA

Train crossing in Finland closed after deadly crash

Authorities in Finland say an unguarded railroad level crossing in the southern part of the country, where four people were killed and 11 injured …

First Finland - China intermodal service launched

The departure ceremony for the first Railgate Finland China Express service was attended by more than 70 guests, including the Russian, Kazakh and …

China

How Mayor Andy Street plans to curb rough sleeping in the West Midlands

Mayor Andy Street has revealed how he plans to curb the rough sleeping problem in Birmingham and the West Midlands.<p>Speaking on BBC Two’s Victoria …

West Midlands

Alpine skiing: Neureuther cashes in on Ryding error to win opener

(Reuters) - Germany's Felix Neureuther won the season-opening World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland on Sunday but only after Britain's Dave Ryding had missed out on a glorious opportunity to achieve an historic triumph.<p>Ryding had led the field at halfway and, as last to go on the second run, had …

Skiing

Russia and Finland Set Up Emergency Hotline

Russia and Finland want to keep in touch, no matter what happens -- and especially then.<p>The two neighbors have opened a new 24/7 hotline between …

Russia

Robots In Cities

Robots are coming. What will they mean for urban life? I doubt they'll be the perfections of the human form we see in the Blade Runner films. They'll …

Robots

Iceland v Czech Republic Betting

Having built their success on a strong defence rather than a prolific attack, Al Hain-Cole cannot see Hallgrimsson's men producing goals at both ends<p>Iceland are in action for the first time since their historic World Cup qualification as they take on the Czech Republic in a friendly match at Doha’s …

Soccer

US backs Europe on Russia deterrent

He said the "deepening" of a Nato-Finland 'defence partnership' and the implementation of a US-Finland defence 'statement' had "a stabilising purpose …

European News

10 Most Instagrammable Places in Finland

There is a reason why Finland is on everyone’s lips right now.From beautiful national parks to cute wooden villages and unexpected hidden gems, …

Finland to open doors to 150,000 international students

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finnish government is opening its doors to 150,000 international students to study in Finland by year 2020.<p>Finnish Ambassador to …

Education

HS: Retiring tax boss says Finnish governments adjust tax laws for political benefit

In an interview with Helsingin Sanomat, the Tax Administration's outgoing director general Pekka Ruuhonen says that during his career he was …

European News

Milder autumn weather in store for Finland this weekend

The remnants of snow should melt as milder, above-freezing temperatures are set to prevail this weekend in southern and central areas of Finland, …

European News

Bring Tom Of Finland Home With Finlayson’s New ToF “Street Style” Collection

"There is so much from a designer viewpoint to draw from in the Tom of Finland art," says designer Sami Vulli.

Finland wary over defense industry sales to Middle East nations in conflict

HELSINKI ― Finland’s arms exports rose to $150 million in 2016 amid continuing efforts by the country’s defense industry to grow sales to markets in …

Middle East

Deaths in Finland train and army lorry crash

<b>Four people were killed when a train and an army lorry collided in woodland near Raasepori in southern Finland.</b><p>Three of the dead were army conscripts and one was a passenger on the train, officials said.<p>The crash happened at a level crossing, and the reason is not yet clear. The lorry was on a …

Four killed as train collides with army vehicle in Finland

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, …

All of Helsinki's Saunas — Public and Private —Will Open to Visitors for One Day

Sure, it may only be October, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about exciting spring break destinations.<p>Next year, instead of …

Saunas

This One Fact About Finland Will Alter Your Perception of the Internet

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/finland/articles/this-one-fact-about-finland-will-alter-your-perception-of-the-internet/<p>Culture Trip<p>Find out how …

Culture

Know Before You Go: Finland

Are you planning your first trip to Finland? Fantastic! We lived in Finland for several years and left it with a heavy heart. During the time we …

Europe

Russia promises ‘countermeasures’ if Finland joins NATO

HELSINKI ― Russia has issued a fresh warning to Finland against joining NATO. Moscow has already issued a similar caution to Sweden, while Denmark …

Russia

Happy meal? Here comes the McVegan

<b>A McDonald's trial of a vegan burger in Finland has cooked up some "promising" results, with sales so successful the company may offer the McVegan nationwide.</b><p>But people hoping for an animal-free happy meal in other countries will have to wait: the test is specific to Finland.<p>Sales are from 4 …

McDonald's

Finland debates joining NATO despite Russian warnings

If one Finnish presidential candidate has his way, Finland will upgrade its current NATO partnership to full-fledged membership. But not all Finns …

Russia

Have wife will carry: Couples vie in wife-carrying contest

NEWRY, Maine (AP) — Dozens of participants are vying for cash — and beer — in the North American Wife Carrying Championship.<p>More than 60 couples are …

Marriage

Finland wins admirers with all-inclusive approach to defense

Finland's comprehensive approach to keeping its population safe is seen as a model for Europe. Constantly honed resilience training prepares the …

World News

Finland's Government Uses This Simple Design Method. Why You Should, Too

Testing your ideas with real people can accelerate your path to innovation and success.<p>Whether your business is large or small, nascent or established, there are continually questions you need to answer in order to improve your offering. One quick and low-risk way to answer these questions is to …

Basic Income

Audit Office finds oversight shortcomings in Finland's €4.1bn business subsidy system

Finland paid out some 4.14 billion euros in business subsidies last year, according to a report from the State Audit Office (VTV) - and there were …

European News

Helsinki, Finland: A brief guide to exploring the Scandinavian city

<b>FINLAND</b><p>I visited Finland last summer for work. Got around the capital city of <b>Helsinki</b> much more than I thought I would on my own. Clicked a lot of …

Europe

Where has Uber run into trouble around the world?

Transport for London has refused Uber’s request for a new licence, saying the app is not “fit and proper” to operate in the city. The decision raises the prospect that the ride-hailing service will be banned from the capital.<p>It is not the first time the company has hit a roadblock of this kind on …

Uber

18 Photos That Show Finland is the Perfect Winter Destination

Culture