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Visit Helsinki estimates that the Finnish capital's hotels will be booked to capacity this year, too. Events that will likely draw more people in this year include the figure skating world championships in March-April, the National Skills Competition ...
Starting from the beginning of July, passengers will be able to fly directly on Norwegian from Helsinki Airport to Varna, Bulgaria.

Tallinn - The Finnish shipper Viking Line will put a new catamaran, the Viking Faster or FSTR, into service on the Tallinn-Helsinki route in spring. Travel time on the Viking FSTR from Helsinki to Tallinn will be one hour and 45 minutes, and the ...
The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Orion Oyj B (HE:ORNBV), which rose 1.47% or 0.68 points to trade at 47.07 at the close.
Turkey has played a major role in the Syrian conflict that started in 2011. It has armed and financed various Sunni Islamist and jihadi groups, with the al Qaeda affiliate Ahrar al-Sham being the most significant Turkish proxy army fighting against the ...
Perhaps one of the most important issues currently facing symphony orchestras and contemporary classical music ensembles alike is projecting an image of accessibility; for Musica nova Helsinki, performance venues were a piece of the solution. Part club ...

Riding an unexpected late-career high, the American treasure John Doe will visit Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, February 23 at 8 p.m.
MINSK, 15 February (BelTA) - The restart of the Helsinki Process can help reduce tensions and enhance predictability in international relations, spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Mironchik said during the online conference ...
Club d'Elf's double-disc Live at Club Helsinki captures Mike Rivard's remarkable Morocco-meets-space-funk fusion ensemble on a particularly spicy night in 2012.
musica nova Helsinki is Finland's largest contemporary music festival, and this year's twelve-day event kicked off on February 1, 2017 with a concert of both Finnish and world premieres at the Helsinki Music Centre. The circular, vineyard-style concert ...
The contract with the city of Helsinki includes total renovation of the seating arrangements and running tracks as well as the construction of roofs to cover all of the stands and terraces.
A brace of consulting companies has begun to look into the feasibility of a planned undersea tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn.
The biggest gainers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Neste Oil Oyj (HE:NESTE), which rose 2.00% or 0.68 points to trade at 34.63 at the close.
And so the Pocket Gamer Connects juggernaut goes forth. We've done London, we've announced San Francisco, and now join us on board as we set course towards the end of Q3, when we head back to a firm favourite in Finland.
Kimi Raikkonen is set to open a karaoke bar in Helsinki, the capital of his native Finland. That's the claim of the Finnish Entertainment magazine Seitseman Paivaa.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Helsinki stock exchange by 80 to 59 and 14 ended unchanged. Shares in Cargotec Oyj (HE:CGCBV) rose to 5-year highs; up 7.54% or 3.31 to 47.23.
INA Forsman was standing in Wire Recording Studio in Austin, Texas and the feeling was ever so slightly unreal. Here she was, a young woman from Helsinki, Finland, standing on the spot where major blues talents including legendary Muddy Waters ...

Supporting their spanking-new release Real Midnight, the soul/folk duo Birds of Chicago visit Club Helsinki in Hudson on Sunday, February 12 at 8 p.m.
ZAGREB (Croatia), February 8 (SeeNews) - Croatian shipyard Brodotrogir said on Wednesday it launched the construction of an icebreaking tanker for Arctech Helsinki Shipyard under a contract worth 28 million Euro ($29.9 million). The Croatian company ...
There is more to Finland than Helsinki and Santa Claus, and VisitFinland is working harder than ever to get out that message.
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell yesterday appointed Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., to chair the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, during the 115th Congress. Rep.
Investing.com - Finland stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the healthcare, Industrials and consumer Goods sectors led shares lower ...
"I am confident that you share my view that we are living in a great city, one of the best in the world," says Jan Vapaavuori (NCP), the presumptive mayoral candidate of the National Coalition in Helsinki. Jan Vapaavuori (NCP), a Vice-President at the ...
The first library train departed Helsinki on Feb. 5, and to request a book one only needs to ask the train staff. Until April 5 there is a photo contest - take your picture holding a book and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #finruslitonboard.
Members of the Nordic Resistance Movement convened at Hakaniementori Square, Helsinki, before a protest organised on 6 December, 2016.
Run by the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority, the service began two years before Uber launched the car-pooling variation of its product - UberPool.
The Centre Party nominated Laura Kolbe, a councillor for the City of Helsinki, and the Social Democratic party Tuula Haatainen, a two-time cabinet member, as their candidates for the mayoral race on Sunday, leaving the National Coalition as the only ...
Baltic ferry and mini cruise operator Tallink Group's new fast ferry Megastar's Iaunch will mark a new era for the Tallinn-Helsinki shuttle crossing, said.
In 2016 Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub won the Global Teacher Prize, widely considered the Nobel prize of teaching. In her first visit to Finland this week, Al Hroub said she was impressed by the level of multiculturalism she saw in an eastern ...
A group of Chinese artists have just completed their mission in Helsinki, giving performance to some 50 thousand visitors, most of whom were local Finns, as a ...
Fear not takeout lovers, a new restaurant in Helsinki wants to turn eating alone into a group activity. The pop-up called "Take In" in the Finnish capital seeks to create a space for diners who are looking to enjoy a meal on their own, the Independent ...
e-commerce Helsinki 2017 is a two-day event filled with innovations, inspiration and information from the ecommerce, digital marketing and retail industries.
The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Wartsila Oyj Abp (HE:WRT1V), which rose 7.17% or 3.17 points to trade at 47.40 at the close.
Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has signed a cooperation agreement with the hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and the University of Helsinki. The new agreement aims to advance the research and development of new health ...
For anyone fearing having to eat dinner alone if all their mates are busy, or for anyone just feeling a bit lonely and wants to make friends while having some ...
Helsinki - Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has refused to give an interview to Russian journalists in Helsinki.
24 January 2017 - The United Nations and partners today appealed at an aid conference in Finland for $4.63 billion to help Syrians who fled the country and the communities hosting them.
Helsinki WRC-19 Preparatory Meeting Documents. The CEPT PTD#2 preparatory meeting for the 2019 World Radio Conference was held in Helsinki on January 10-12, meeting documents are available for download. The Input and Info documents to the ...
KONE corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to deliver 127 elevators and escalators to Tripla, a new urban center under development in Helsinki, Finland. Developed by Construction company YIT and covering ...
Citing a desire to make it easier for employees and others to provide information about suspected cases of official misconduct, the city of Helsinki announced Monday that it plans to introduce a new service for the purpose. Yle's Swedish-language ...
We launched steel Media's first full-on conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, in London at the start of 2014 and followed this up with a mid-year event in Helsinki. These exceeded all our expectations, with over 1,500 top-tier attendees representing ...
Leading daily Helsingin Sanomat reports on a major corruption scandal in the city of Helsinki's education Department. A high-ranking city official has been arrested on charges of aggravated embezzlement and malfeasance.
A high-ranking civil servant at Helsinki's education Department has been taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated fraud.
Finnair has announced its decision to increase services from Helsinki and other European cities to Lapland. "Finland is a travel destination recommended by the likes of Lonely Planet and National Geographic.
Starting from the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair in January, Augmented Reality, or AR, will be a permanent part of the customer experience at Messukeskus Helsinki, ...
The best performers of the session on the OMX Helsinki 25 were Neste Oil Oyj (HE:NESTE), which rose 0.92% or 0.30 points to trade at 33.00 at the close.
Investing.com - Finland stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the technology, Oil & Gas and Financials sectors led shares lower.
The Indigo is on tree-lined Bulevardi (Finnish for Boulevard), one of Helsinki's most characterful central streets, merging with the arterial Mannerheimintie street and Esplanadi at one end and running down to the shipyards and West Harbour at the other.
The Hungarian civil liberties Union (TASZ), Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Transparency International are among the NGOs that the current Hungarian ...
If Domestic Violence seems like an abstract phenomenon, this TBWA campaign from Finland will remind people that it's happening right on their doorstep.


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