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Midsummer Saturday went relatively calmly across Finland, according to the Finnish police, with cooler and rainier than normal weather helped calm revellers and reduce the number of callouts.
"I'm sorry, but I'm coming with bad news,'' she recalled the principal saying. "Today Finland declared war on Russia.
The Centre's announcement on Friday of a list of another 30 cities that will be included in the Smart Cities Mission, which seeks to turn them into modern cities that are connected digitally, takes the total number of proposed smart cities to 90 ...
As Eeli Tolvanen watched the Nashville Predators play in the Stanley Cup Final just a couple of weeks ago, he witnessed the electric atmosphere inside ...
Even by Finnish standards, Hossa, situated close to the Russian border in the Kainuu region, is remote. You're more likely to come across a reindeer than a fellow hiker along most of the 90km of marked trails through pine forest that make up one of the ...
Kurt Hauglie/Daily Mining Gazette Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi speaks during a reception for her Thursday at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. Kauppi is visiting the area as part of the FAHC celebrations of ...
Voted to establish a committee to review the city of Mountain Iron's codes and ordinances, make possible revisions as needed and present revisions at later date to the City Council. Members of the board to make these revisions will consist of existing ...
We're not alone. I've heard of unaware foreigners waking up on Midsummer's Eve in Finland and panicking when they discover their city utterly devoid of people. Has a mass alien abduction taken place while they were peacefully slumbering, they wonder?
Beneath a forested patch of land on the gulf of Bothnia, at the bottom of a steep tunnel that winds for three miles through granite bedrock, Finland is getting ready to entomb its nuclear waste. ... The approach proved so successful that when it came ...
Finland has been giving 2,000 of its citizens an unconditional income for the last five months and some are already seeing the benefits, reporting decreased stress, greater incentives to find work and more time to pursue business ideas.
FALLS CITY - The town of Falls City received a massive shipment from Finland this week. The city received an engine generator, weighing 155 tons, that according to Utilities Director in Falls City Alan Romine, will be used as a backup generator and a ...
It's a sunny Thursday afternoon and residents of the Rudolf Seniors Home - Helsinki's largest state care home - are eating raspberry swiss roll and having a spirited guitar singalong to some traditional Finnish tunes. Among the trestle tables and ...
In the past week, two separate groups of tourists have crossed illegally into Russia from Finland, some to buy alcohol. The latest incident involved four visitors from the U.K.
A 'planned attack' on a popular tourist attraction in the Finnish capital was averted after the security service intervened.
In Finland, the Vantaan Energia waste-to-energy power plant is running at full capacity supplying hot water to about 80 per cent of the city of Vantaa, population 219,000, and also generates electricity. The plant uses household and industrial garbage ...
The men were returning from an orienteering competition in Finland when they hopped the fence for a "cheeky cold one". The lads having a 'cheeky ... But they were seen on cameras and arrested near the Finnish town of Parikkala. They were then held for ...
Helsinki, June 20 (Xinhua) -- The construction of facilities to receive a pair of Chinese giant pandas in Ahtari, central Finland, continues despite an unfavorable court decision on financing, the Ahtari Zoo said on Tuesday. The project to ... Jaakko ...
Four men who celebrated end of orienteering event with 15 minutes inside Russia likely to be charged with border offences.
JUHA JARVINEN, an unemployed young father in a village near Jurva, western Finland, brims with ideas for earning a living.
Finland's government has survived a no-confidence vote after a coalition partner split in two following a leadership battle.
The results of the basic income experiment in Finland, a country providing over 40 types of social security benefits to its citizens, could offer insights for India on how to design such a scheme and who should be provided basic income.
Anne Berner is Finland's Minister for Nordic Cooperation as well as Transport and Communications. She was recently in Nigeria for a meeting of Nordic-Africa Foreign Affairs ministers.
For Americans traveling to Continental Europe, connections in cities like Reykjavik, Iceland, offer an opportunity to see one place on the way to another.
OLKILUOTO ISLAND, Finland - Beneath a forested patch of land on the gulf of Bothnia, at the bottom of a steep tunnel that winds for 3 miles through granite bedrock, Finland is getting ready to entomb its nuclear waste. If all goes well, sometime early ...
HIBBING - Finnish American and Friends, the Hibbing chapter of the Finlandia Foundation National and the Virginia Ladies and Knights of Kaleva, invite the public to a concert and dance celebrating 100 years of Finland's Independence. The event will be ...
MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 31: Eeli Tolvanen #33 of Team Finland skates the puck against Serge Weber #10 of Team Switzerland during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship preliminary round game at the Bell Centre on December 31, 2016 in ...
Restel plans to open three other Taco Bell restaurants in Helsinki and Espoo later in the year, ultimately growing the tex-mex chain to 10 restaurants in the span of the next three years and spreading out to other large Finnish cities. The company is ...
This summer is also is extra special for the band as they will be performing in Finland this July. "We are going to have a summer performance tour there visiting our sister city Kajaani and other cities along the way performing over in Finland," said ...
OLKILUOTO ISLAND, Finland - Beneath a forested patch of land on the gulf of Bothnia, at the bottom of a steep tunnel that winds for 3 miles through granite bedrock, Finland is getting ready to entomb its nuclear waste. ... The approach proved so ...
The world is becoming increasingly automated, and a new self-driving bus in Finland is evidence of this. Beginning in the fall of 2017, the Finnish capital will launch a new autonomous electric "RoboBusLine." According to the City of Helsinki the line ...
A COMMUNITY developer and an electric-vehicle rental company in Finland have joined forces to encourage people not to own a car, with the ultimate goal of achieving clean, smart cities with fewer cars on the roads and a carbon-neutral economy.
The Finns Party has its strongest support in Finland's working class, mainly in suburban areas and smaller cities. The party's name in Finnish, which translates literally as "True Finns", refers to supporters' deep attachment to their country's ...
Disposal capsules in the visitor centre of what will be the world's first repository for spent nuclear reactor fuel, on Olkiluoto Island in Finland, April 27, 2017. The Onkalo repository, deep in the granite bedrock and estimated to cost $3.9 billion ...
The Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, has called for more trade relations and business exchanges between Nigeria and Finland. Speaking during the 16th Meeting of Nordic and African Foreign Ministers in Abuja, over the ...
Finland's capital city of Helsinki is celebrating its 75th summer of serving hot free meals to their young residents at public playgrounds.
Finland has placed second in the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017, a report conducted by the Cleantech Group with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that periodically ranks countries by the ecological standards of growth companies.
COMMITTED TO tackling climate change, Finland has set the stage for creating a value chain through by pursuing a circular economy with both public and private companies starting to implement projects aimed at minimising the use of virgin resources and ...
Trading city life for the country can be a big challenge for some, let alone for a star model from Europe. Sini Ariell, a renowned tattoo and pin-up model from Finland, moved to rural New South Wales after marrying her farmer husband in 2015. She left ...
"If we want the trust of the voters back, we have to do things differently and better than until now," he said in a televised speech at the congress in Finland's western city of Jyvaskyla. "We have to be more aggressive and clearer nowadays and put ...
Since 1917, Finland has gone from an agrarian backwoods to the world's best. From music to art to saunas, Finland has contributed a lot to culture in the 100 years since its independence. Marimekko textiles in ..... As well, there is an exhibition of ...
bikeshare programs are a great solution to urban density. Bikeshare programs, which are increasing in both number of locations and expansion of individual programs, allow commuters to get around dense urban areas by renting a bike from one station and ...
If all goes well, sometime early in the next decade the first of what will be nearly 3,000 sealed copper canisters, each up to 17 feet long and containing about two tons of spent reactor fuel from Finland's nuclear power industry, will be lowered into ...
Finland's Deputy Parliamentary Ombudsman says that the city of Helsinki fulfils its responsibilities to care for people in extreme circumstances and need.
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - A business delegation from Finland, led by Economic Minister Mika Lintila, meet Indonesias National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro at his office in Jakarta, Monday, to explore cooperation in infrastructure ...
Major attractions of Finland Finland is a beautiful place with numerous places of attraction. ... Turku : It is one of the oldest towns in Finland. Town has magnificent collection of museums and a church. ... This is the reason that it is called the ...
Mari Panzar, director of the carbon neutral circular economy at Sitra, said the fund first started the project with encouraging the sale of surplus school food in a Finnish town. Finland offers free school lunches but the unused food had customarily ...
Earlier, Finland has invested in the same program in Jakarta via city-owned PT Jakarta Propertindo. "Finland wishes to explore investment potential in Indonesia, the minister arrives with Finnish business and companies," the National Development ...
AP1, Elo and Trevian said Agore will focus on commercial real estate, mainly city-centre retail and office properties in major cities with good growth prospects primarily outside Helsinki area. The seed assets are located in eight Finnish cities ...
Every seat at the local sports hall in the Finnish city of Vantaa, near Helsinki, is occupied. Nearly 1000 people fill the stands, their eyes fixed intently.


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