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Police inspector: Up to six mass shootings prevented in Finland yearly

YLE News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Police inspector: Up to six mass shootings prevented in Finland yearly. Anticipating potential mass shooting threats has been developed for years with the authorities pooling their national resources.

EU raps Finland: Two months to improve access to environmental data

YLE News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Finnish citizens should be more readily able to access government information on the state of the environment, the European Commission says.

World's largest wooden periscope to open in Western Finland

YLE News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
World's largest wooden periscope to open in Western Finland. On the shores of Lake Kyrkösjärvi, the 13-metre wooden Periscope Tower will open to the public when the Seinäjoki Housing Fair wraps up on August 7. Designed by award-winning architect ...

Finland showdown with Brussels after Finns rule 77% of Iraqi migrants could be sent home - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Finland became the 13th EU member state to draw up its own safe countries list earlier this year, following in the footsteps of the UK, Germany and France.

Finland's farmers suffer biggest losses in whole EU, union claims

YLE News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A fall in the price of milk, blamed on last year's abolition of EU production limits, has hit dairy farmers in Finland harder than elsewhere in Europe, according to the country's leading agricultural union.

Thai juniors Sadom and Pajaree rule the roost in Finland

Bangkok Post - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Thailand's Sadom Kaewkanjana and Pajaree Anannarukarn both won at the Finnish Junior Tournament in Finland. In the boys' event, Sadom made a final-round 71 with one eagle, two birdies and three bogeys to win on 139 at the two-day event at Loimijoki ...

HELSINKI, Finland: Kela Releases Preliminary Report on Finnish Basic Income Experiment

Basic Income News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
HELSINKI, Finland: Kela Releases Preliminary Report on Finnish Basic Income Experiment. Kela has recently released a comprehensive report regarding the Finnish Government's proposed implementation of a National Basic Income.

Sweden-Finland-Norway Globalization Blues

Dissident Voice - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The crisis plunged Sweden and Finland into a severe recession. Unemployment rose from 2% to 10% in Sweden and from 3% to 18% in Finland. Many economists pointed to the neo-liberalization of the economy, which the US influenced in the 1980s, ...

Lessons from the Winter War: Frozen Grit and Finland's Fabian Defense

War on the Rocks - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Finland's Winter War with the Soviet Union, waged over the course of 105 days from November 1939 to March 1940, should be an object of study for all students of military strategy.

Rally Finland is around the next high-speed corner

Red Bull - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The time has come to once again get strapped in and hold on tight for a white-knuckle ride through the awesome Ouninpohja stage at Rally Finland. Measuring 33km from start to finish and commanding an average speed of 130kph, this is one section of ...

Only one country can beat Sweden and Finland at developing the best games in Europe

Business Insider Nordic - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Sweden and Finland have built up quite a reputation for their successes at game development: King (Candy Crush), Mojang (Minecraft), Rovio (Angry Birds) and Supercell (Clash of Clans) are a few of the wonders in recent years.

Some of America's Top Teachers Went to Finland. Here's What They Learned

Education Week (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Last month, six of the best teachers in the United States traveled to the country known for its top-performing education system: Finland. The teachers—who are the state teachers of the year for Texas, Virginia, New Jersey, Colorado, Georgia, and ...

For Generous Parental Leave and Great Schools, Move to Finland

New York Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Each of these jolts, Partanen tells you over the course of the book, only made her more convinced that Finland had gotten things right.

Cambodia, Finland sign aviation pact

Bangkok Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Sin Sereyvutha, spokesman for Civil Aviation Secretarial General, told the Khmer Times that the MoU would pave the way for airline companies in both Cambodia and Finland to fly directly between Phnom Penh and Helsinki. However, Sereyvutha said for the ...

Finland tennis court to receive temporary renovation

Lake County News Chronicle - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"We've been working on it now," said Honor Schauland, director of the Friends of Finland Community Nonprofit, "but it had a lot of cracks and a lot of trees growing through the cracks and things like that.

Three car Citroen assault on WRC Finland

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
In the last meeting before the summer recess, the Abu Dhabi Total WRT team will have three cars competing in Rally Finland.

EU hits Finland with high emissions reduction target

YLE News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
EU hits Finland with high emissions reduction target. The EU has issued its member states with target proposals for reducing national emissions levels.

Dragon drills Finland gold mines - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Dragon Mining has completed drilling activities at Orivesi gold mine and Jokisivu gold mine in southern Finland over the last 3 months.

University of Eastern Finland: The inspirational pulse of Europe

Study International News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
“To the prospective international student, I would like you to understand that the University of Eastern Finland is the best place to study and further your career due to its academic excellence and wide choice of programmes.

Finland to aid anti-Isis coalition

YLE News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö said he will announce the size of Finland's humanitarian aid contribution at the anti-Isis coalition meeting in Washington, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday.