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7 Awesome Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland

7 Awesome Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland @coryleetweets<p><b>7 Awesome Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland</b><p>On paper, Helsinki doesn’t boast with the things …

Travel

Teaching Computer Science Without Computers

In Finland, students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.<p>The Finns are pretty bemused by Americans’ preoccupation with whether to put iPads in every classroom. If a tablet would enhance learning, great. If it wouldn’t, skip it. Move on. The whole thing is a little …

Education

Gorgeous Aerial Pictures of a Snowy Forest in Finland

While winter will end in less than one month, the Finnish photographer Tiina Törmänen offers us the opportunity to enjoy superb pictures of her …

Photography

Lennu, the 'First Dog' of Finland, is a very good boy

The latest animal to steal the internet’s collective hearts is Lennu, the five-year-old Boston terrier owned by the Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. …

British Humour

#NordicMade gets real: Nordics’ main startup organizations join forces to boost region’s tech success - Business Insider Nordic

#NordicMade<p>The leaders of Nordics’ main startup community leaders met yesterday in Copenhagen to draft a manifesto that formalizes the #NordicMade community into a strategic partnership.<p>The new joint venture intends to become a catalyst for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing; establish …

Startups

Finnish Government Releases Charming Emojis Inspired By Finland

<b>Are you visiting</b> Finland for the first time? Get a brief introduction of the country from this adorable collection of Finnish-inspired</b> …

Right To Vote

More reception centres close as migration to Finland dwindles

Finland’s immigration authorities are closing 11 asylum seeker reception centres. Adult and family reception centres in the cities of Hanko, Kouvola, …

Immigration

The Finnish word "kalsarikannit" gives new life to your routine weekend plans

Gone are the days when collapsing on the couch with no pants and a bottle of red would be considered slovenly or antisocial. The Finish Promotion …

World Trade Center

SI Swimsuit 2017: Inside the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland

News<p>Latest<br>• News<br>• Casting<br>• Exclusives<br>• Swimstagram<p>2017<p>On Set Finland 2017<p>A snow-covered Finland may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think …

Sports

Homophobes forced Finland into new same-sex marriage vote but it didn’t go as planned

<i>Written by Stefanie Gerdes</i><p>The Finnish government has stopped an initiative seeking to block marriage equality at the last minute.<p>On 1 March, Finland …

Marriage

Russia Says Military Neutrality Of Sweden, Finland Is Crucial For Security

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the military neutrality of Sweden and Finland is fundamental to the security of the Baltic region.

Russia

Do Finland's School Lunches Help Students Score Higher On Tests?

Annual studies by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have declared Finnish students to be among the highest-performing test …

Education

Universal income a game changer or futile?

There are eight countries with something in common, each has attempted, tested or proposed the idea of universal income. The plan has been abandoned in two cities in Canada, rejected in Switzerland and is ongoing in Iran, Uganda and Finland.<p>#Sustainability: One charity is testing a pilot program of …

Basic Income

Saariselkä, Finland – Day 3

Finland<p>12/02/17 / Saariselkä<p>On our last full day in Finland, we went dog sledding during the day and snowmobiling in search of the Aurora’s at …

Finland's Parliament Confirms Same-Sex Marriage Law

The law ends the distinction between same-sex unions and heterosexual marriages.<p>Finland’s parliament on Friday voted down a citizens’ petition demanding a repeal to a law that will allow same-sex marriages, securing the future of the law that will come into force next month.<p>In the vote, 120 members …

Marriage Laws

Finland has come up with the perfect word to describe a chill night in

Remember when we first learned about the Danish concept of “hygge”? We were all like: Yes, finally a word to describe satisfying coziness. There’s …

Chardonnay

Trump's cry for more NATO spending is 'so simple' to resolve: Finland President

European countries should simply increase their defense spending and adhere to the NATO alliance as U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded, …

NATO

Finnish lawmakers reject call to revoke same-sex marriage

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish lawmakers on Friday rejected a petition from more than 100,000 people demanding the repeal of a law allowing same-sex marriage that takes effect on March 1.<p>The petition was considered a last-minute attempt to revoke the law that made Finland the last Nordic country to allow …

Marriage

Finland will boost its army by over 20% amid heightened tensions with Russia

The Finnish government has announced that it will boost its wartime troops by 20% amid heightened tensions with Russia.<p>A defence report said its force will grow from 230,000 to 280,000 troops in a bid to "improve the capability to defend the entire territory of the country" at a time when the …

NATO

NATO and Finland step up cyber defence cooperation

<i>“We look forward to enhancing our situational awareness and exchanging best practices with Finland, including through dedicated points of contact for</i> …

NATO

What to do in Helsinki, Finland in 3 Days

Helsinki, the vibrant capital of Finland, is known for its modern design heritage, art-nouveau buildings, hip and trendy neighborhoods and eclectic …

Travel

Russian Anti-Gay Lawmaker Caught Shopping For Embargoed Fish In Finland

Vitaly Milonov, a Russian lawmaker who has crusaded against LGBT rights and praised Moscow's embargo on foreign foodstuffs, has been accused of …

Russia

Finland

Finland<p>Anguilla<br>• Curacao<br>• Fiji<br>• Finland<br>• Houston<br>• Mexico<br>• Sumba<br>• Turks and Caicos<p>Where did we go?<p>Santa’s Winter Wonderland for Adults—better known as Lapland in …

Turks and Caicos

tiinatormanenphotography: “ Wintry night. Posio, Southern Lapland, Finland. Dec 2016. by Tiina Törmänen | web | FB | IG | STOCK ”

Wintry night.<p>Posio, Southern Lapland, Finland.<p>Dec 2016.<p>by Tiina Törmänen | web | FB | IG | STOCK<p>Posted 54 minutes ago on: Wednesday 15 February 2017 …

Finland thinks Russia could be planning to invade them

Finland’s government plans to block foreigners from buying houses near military sites amid claims that Russians were acquiring land to accommodate …

Russia

Six of Reasons to visit Helsinki in Winter via @fotostrasse

My Experience in Helsinki<p><b>I already knew a lot about Finland since I have this obsession with the nordic countries for as long as I can remember.</b> As a …

European Travel

Change our life through adventure

Everyone want to be happy.Some people are happy,the others are not. The reason is the difference of their attitude. When some unexpected thing …

Travel

Planning a trip to Finland? Here's all you need to know!

Do you live in India and dream of a trip to the land of Northern Lights, Finland? Do you also think that the trip will be exorbitantantly expensive …

Travel

2017 Melges 24 World Championship in Helsinki, Finland: Six Months to go!

by International Melges 24 Class Association today at 9:16 am 28 July - 4 August 2017<p>Lauttasaari, Helsinki - the venue of the 2017 Melges 24 World …

Sailing

Finland Beckons Filmmakers With Unique Locations and 25% Cash Rebate

With its long Baltic coastline, Finland boasts a natural beauty in both summer and winter. Locations include multiple lakes, winding rivers, dense …

Filmmaking