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It's also when the city hosts Flow Festival; an exceptionally cool offering of ... This is genuine, homegrown Finnish food, served on small plates ...
The incidents in Spain and Finland last week epitomized the trend. ... Another van attack terrorized the Spanish town of Cambrils hours later. ... also from Morocco, killed two and injured eight in the city of Turku in a knife attack.
Abderrahman Mechkah confessed to manslaughter in the closed-door hearing in Turku, the city on Finland's southwest coast where the ...
The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World ... Finland is celebrating its centennial this year, and Helsinki is getting its long-overdue moment in the sun. ... Five years ago the World design Organization named the city a World ... and top notch food--including what is perhaps the best salmon soup in town.
The state budget proposal unveiled by Finland's centre-right ... entirely, as Municipalities and joint municipal authorities will be able to apply for ...
Slater, 80, is returning to Michigan City along with several former ... Helsinki, Finland, where she ran in the 4x100-meter relay for the U.S. team.
... spotted on the streets of the Finnish cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Tampere. ... Plus, Finland is the rare nation that does not explicitly prohibit the operation of ... to take an interest in driverless shuttles, Finland aspires to show the rest of ... experimenting with autonomous shuttles, as is the city of Las Vegas.
4-H'er Jalyn enjoying a bit of beautiful Finland with her host Mom, Marianne Kosonen. ... lived and worked on farms, in towns and cities of other countries, ... tour followed by several hours exploring the ancient city on our own.
Kenttala was born in Rovaniemi, Finland, an Arctic Circle city where ... plus coordination and strength training and some work on the town's ski ...
Tom of Finland review - intriguing biopic of a gay liberation hero ... of hedonism that influenced Queen, the Village People and the club scene.
... Is 5G Town. OULU, Finland--the sun never sets on the 5G network here. ... But Oulu, a city of about 200,000 up near the Arctic Circle, is always full of engineers. ... It was 4G Town, too, and probably 2G Town before that, and then, back in the 1970s, Radio Town. ..... Our cities can join it or be left behind.
A stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday that left two people dead and eight others injured is now being investigated as acts "with ...
Finnish media say several people have been wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku in western Finland.
Finland attack - Harrowing moment blood-drenched victims are seen strewn ... Cops warned people to stay away from the city and reinforced security .... they had seen bodies lying on the ground in a busy area of the town.
(CNN) At least two people were killed and six others hospitalized Friday in a stabbing attack at two markets in the Finnish city of Turku, police ...
Approximately 600 people live in Fiskars Village, and among them are ... The town is just over an hour's drive west of Helsinki and makes for a lovely day trip from the capital. ... It was as if a group of 1970s-era New York City artists were all ... "Many countries have industrial towns that are dying, he said.
Based on a model from Finland, the state will make 60,000 boxes available to parents. The boxes will come with a maternity package which instructs parents or caretakers how to use the firm-fitted mattress with fitted sheets.
Altona will host possibly the largest gathering of Finnish people in Australia after being selected to host the Finnish Festival at Easter. Finland's ... "It's an annual event, and it's hosted by a different city or Finnish club every year," she said ...
Other Finnish speakers and panellists at the 2017 Forum include Timo Rautajoki, CEO of the Lapland Chamber of Commerce, Finnish Lapland Governor Mika Riipi, Finnish WWF chair Liisa Rohweder and Reko-Antti Suojanen, CEO of majority state-owned ship ...
Quick guide: How to cast your vote in Finland's municipal election. Most foreign residents of Finland are eligible to vote, but the process can ... You can call your municipality's 'keskusvaalilautakunta' (central election committee) to ask if you are ...
Forbes and The Atlantic are heading across the pond to expand into Europe. Forbes just announced the launch of Forbes Finland, its first international edition in ...
Increased general interest brought on by media reports caused Finnish customs to redouble their efforts in tracking illegal goods being shipped across the border, making international deliveries into Finland near-impossible. In that climate the site ...
But Miettinen is also courageous himself: Even in this day and age in oh, so liberal Berlin, no museum has dared to curate an exhibition of Tom of Finland's work. That's why Timo Miettinen is right when he says: "That's a political statement today ...
Since 2008 the national homelessness strategy in Finland has been based on the Housing First model, as a result of dedicated cooperation between the state, Municipalities and NGOs. "Finland has all but eradicated rough sleeping and sustainably housed a ...
Finland celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence this year (from Russia, after being part of Sweden for about 500 years before that, in case you skipped that history lesson).
Since 2008 the national homelessness strategy in Finland has been based on the Housing First model, as a result of dedicated cooperation between the state, Municipalities and NGOs. Investments have been made to provide affordable housing and shelters ...
Yle News hosts an election debate on 22 March at 2pm, streamed live on Yle Areena and facebook and featuring candidates from each of Finland's eight parliamentary parties. Ahead of the debate we ... Towns and cities that function well make life easy ...
The report says homelessness is rising in all European countries except Finland, and singles out cities such as London, Paris, Brussels, Dublin, Vienna, Athens, Warsaw and Barcelona as places where the housing system is particularly under strain.
Helsinki, founded in 1550, is Finland's largest city and the capital, with over one million of the country's 5.5 million people living in the metropolitan area.
Located in the Municipalities of Lebesby and Tana, the wind parks could be connected to both the Norwegian and Finnish grids. A new 220 kV line from the parks to Finland's border town of Utsjoki would strengthen the Norwegian-Finnish cross-border grids ...
The local school has closed, as has the town tavern. The town square, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, has nearly as many museums (an 1893 Opera House, a Pioneer Museum and the town's old newspaper office are among them) as ...
While the Nordics are known for their love of nature, their eco-mindedness sometimes backfires. Snowballing cormorant populations have been previously identified as a hazard to the Baltic maritime environment and wildlife.
January saw the 51st running of the event, which dashed through the snow and ice of northern Finland, a few miles above Finland's northernmost city of Rovaniemi. The longest stage, Ristilampi, sliced through the Nordic wilderness, clocking up a ...
his was an independent tour of Scandinavia organised by Bentours. We started at Copenhagen, enjoying the Entertainment in Tivoli gardens and the fascinating Christiania district, a controversial, self-run, alternative community.
his was an independent tour of Scandinavia organised by Bentours. We started at Copenhagen, enjoying the Entertainment in Tivoli gardens and the fascinating Christiania district, a controversial, self-run, alternative community.
Ruusunen lives in Kangasala, a half-hour bus ride from where we meet in Tampere, the country's second city, known as the "Manchester of Finland". Like its namesake, the signs of the 19th-century wealth generated by the industrial revolution are ...
Finnish telecommunications group DNA and Swedish vendor Ericsson announced that they have carried out a 5G test, achieving a transmission rate of 20 Gbps.
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. The petition was considered a last-minute attempt to revoke the law that made Finland ...
classical music review: Seems the Finnish are just getting started ... And maybe his hometown's proximity to St. Petersburg, Russia, has something to do with what felt like a real affinity for the music of that city's most famous composer, Peter ...
A prominent Russian lawmaker who has praised the Kremlin's trade embargo on European Union goods has been photographed outside a fish shop in Finland and accused of unpatriotically buying sanctioned foodstuffs. State Duma Deputy Vitaly Milonov, ...
Finland and Chadds Ford will reinforce an ever-growing bond next week as a group of Finnish students, coaches and administrators visit Upland Country Day school to celebrate the 40th anniversary of a cultural exchange program between Upland and Turku ...
... to provide batteries for its overseas markets. Now the competition is heating up among European cities vying for Elon Musk's business.
Holy Redeemer Catholic Elementary school in Ellwood City with close in June because of declining enrollment. Holy Redeemer, which was established in 1945, has 42 students currently enrolled in grades K-6, and 13 students in prekindergarten.
Finland's foreign minister has vowed to push for "a good deal" between the UK and the EU after talks with Brexit secretary David Davis.
Ice expert Jouni Vainio says the sea ice cover around Finland is quite thin. Image: Markku Sandell / Yle. Senior Ice Expert at the Finnish Meteorological Institute Jouni Vainio has been monitoring the sea ice situation off of Finland this winter. He ...
New cases of discrimination against dual Finnish-Russian nationals keep coming to light, since Finland was found to ban dual citizenship holders from certain positions due to "loyalty risks.
Jan Vapaavuori (NCP), a Vice-President at the European investment bank (EIB), has confirmed his candidacy for the municipal elections to be held in Finland on 9 April. "I've decided to enter the race," he stated to Helsingin Sanomat on Monday ...
Summer is high season in both of those areas, while winter season is fairly robust in Lapland, thanks to the northern lights and Santa Claus, whose official home is said to have been in Rovaniemi, a city near the Arctic Circle. As for Helsinki, the ...


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