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Refugee worker compares best practices in Finland and Sweden

YLE News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sweden has been welcoming considerable amounts of refugees and migrants to its country for decades. As of 2010, 1.33 million people or 14.3 percent of the inhabitants of Sweden were foreign-born, as compared to Finland's 140,000 foreign-born people, ...

WHO: Finland's air third-cleanest in world

YLE News - ‎5 hours ago‎
According to a fresh report from the World Health Organisation, the air in Finland is the third cleanest in the world, and one of the very cleanest parts of the world can be found in Finnish Lapland.
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Russia, Finland, Czech Republic complete World Cup rosters

Toronto Sun - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The eight teams competing in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey started announcing their final roster selections Friday. Team Finland, Team Russia and Team Czech Republic got the day started by naming their complete, 23-man rosters (20 skaters and three ...

Crossing Europe alone: Seeking safety in Finland

SOS Children - ‎14 hours ago‎
After a long and emotional journey to Europe, young refugees are able to start a new life in Finland with the help of SOS Children's Villages.
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Finland accuses Microsoft of 'broken promises' after Nokia deal

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Microsoft bought the troubled phone business in 2014 from Nokia, Finland's biggest company. Initially, the company also talked about creating a data center in the country.

Finland Asia cooperation highlighted at World Village Festival

ScandAsia.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Finland's Foreign Ministry has reported on its participation in the World Village Festival to be held in Helsinki during the weekend 28–29 May.
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Canada shuts out Finland for second straight gold at worlds

Sportsnet.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
McDavid's goal in the first period stood as the winner, backing a 16-save shutout from Cam Talbot as Canada successfully defended its world championship title with a 2-0 win over Finland in the tournament final on Sunday. “We didn't really feed into ...
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Dawn breaks on Finland's tech scene

Financial Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Finland has long been in the economic doldrums. Weighed down by the steep decline in Nokia's once dominant mobile phone business, the country has been mired in recession for four years.

A Finnish Author and Independent Documentary Filmmaker Talks About Finland's Unspoiled Nature and Free Access ...

ChicagoNow (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
What I know of Finland brings to mind gleaming lakes, staggering northern lights displays, the forests of fairytales, saunas, reindeers, Santa Claus, and the music of Finnish composer Jean (Johan Julius Christian) Sibelius.
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Finland shuts out Canada at world hockey championship

Toronto Star - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Canada will now face Sweden on Thursday in St. Petersburg in quarter-final play while Finland plays Denmark. Canada got off to a good start, outshooting the Finns 8-5 and controlling the play in a scoreless first period, but Finland broke the game open ...

Digitisation could create twice as many jobs as it destroys in Finland, claims report

Helsinki Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Finland has an opportunity to benefit substantially from the significant structural changes brought about by digitisation, despite what are likely to be considerable initial job losses, indicates a report published by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG ...
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McDavid seizes the moment to help Canada win gold over Finland

Sportsnet.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The Canadians won their second consecutive world title on Sunday night in Moscow, downing Finland 2-0 in the gold medal final.

Finland's beaches get good marks from European Environment Agency

YLE News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
According to the European Environment Agency, the water quality along most of the beaches of Finland is very good. This year's results are an improvement over a similar survey the agency carried out in 2014.

Czech Republic, Finland, Russia name final World Cup rosters

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Earlier Friday, forward Patrik Laine was among the seven players added to Finland's roster. The 18-year-old Laine helped Finland claim silver at the world championships in Russia with seven goals and 12 points and was voted the tournament's MVP. Laine ...

We Care a Lot! Russian NPP in Finland Takes Care of Local Frogs

Sputnik International - ‎May 27, 2016‎
According to Finland's Minister of Employment Herkko Plit, the construction of the nuclear power plant Hanhikivi- 1 would not only secure the development of Finland's northern regions, but also contribute to economic growth in Finland as a whole by ...

Wild's Erik Haula, Nino Niederreiter added to World Cup rosters

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Thanks to a strong finish during the NHL season, Minnesota Wild center Erik Haula earned one of Finland's final roster spots for the World Cup of Hockey tournament in September.

Factories, fine art and starry skies in rural Finland

Apollo Magazine - ‎May 25, 2016‎
For all those worried about the fate of the UK's provincial museums, spare a thought for their counterparts in Finland.

Iran's Zarif to make official visit to Finland next week

Press TV - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will make an official visit to Finland next week to hold talks with senior officials of the country.

Mark Wallinger Exhibition Opens in Serlachius Museums, Finland

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
An exhibition of award-winning artist Mark Wallinger opens to the public in Serlachius Museums, Finland on 28 May 2016. Mark Wallinger Mark is partly a retrospective exhibition, but it also includes new output of the artist.
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