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President Putin sent troops into Ukraine to block NATO membership, now more counties are eager to join NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his troops into Ukraine to display his might and most importantly stop Ukraine from taking NATO membership. However, Russia’s assault on it’s neighbor has made more countries think about aligning with NATO. Nearby Finland and Sweden are rethinking their long-standing positions of military neutrality, with a majority of voters now […]

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Finland: Man blows up his Model S with a doll of Elon Musk sitting inside

A man from Finland has just blown up his Model S with a doll of Elon Musk sitting inside. Tesla owner Tuomas Katainen decided to record himself blowing up his Tesla Model S, and while the internet always loves an entertaining explosion, Katainen’s goal was to protest his disgust with the quality of his car […]

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Sanna Marin: Finland’s PM faces criticism for going clubbing after Covid-19 contact

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has apologised for going clubbing after coming into close contact with a Covid-19 case. Sanna Marin went on a night out in Helsinki on Saturday, hours after her foreign minister had tested positive. She was initially told she did not need to isolate because she had been fully vaccinated, but […]

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Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen stable after suffering cardiac attack on pitch

Danish professional footballer Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac attack when he collapsed in Denmark’s Euro 2020 match against Finland, Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said. Earlier officials said the midfielder was stable in hospital. The mid-fielder collapsed shortly after the half time in Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday. “He was gone. […]

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Finland ranked happiest place in the world for the fourth time: Happiness Report

Finland was ranked the happiest place in the world for the fourth time, an annual UN sponsored report said. The World Happiness Report saw Denmark in second place, then Switzerland, Iceland and the Netherlands. New Zealand was again the only non-European nation in the top 10. The UK fell from 13th to 17th place. Data […]

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Passenger ferry Viking Grace with 400 people runs aground off Finland

A passenger ferry ran aground off the Finnish Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea becoming stranded close to the port of Mariehamn on Saturday. The Coastguard said the Viking Grace was towed to the port on Sunday morning, and the passengers would be evacuated. About 400 people spent the night on board. It earlier said […]

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Monkeys prefer traffic sounds instead of the noises of the jungle, researchers find

Monkeys in a Finnish zoo have demonstrated a “significant” preference for traffic sounds instead of the noises of the jungle, researchers have found. As part of an experiment to see how technology could improve the well-being of captive animals, researchers installed a tunnel fitted with sensors in the enclosure of the monkeys at Helsinki’s Korkeasaari Zoo, […]

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Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs to quickly, cheaply detect infected travellers at international airport

Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffer dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers. Four dogs of different breeds trained by Finland’s Smell Detection Association started working Wednesday at the Helsinki Airport as part of the […]

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After comparing Angela Merkel to Hitler Malta’s ambassador to Finland quits

Malta’s ambassador to Finland resigned after comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, local media said. Michael Zammit Tabona reportedly wrote on his Facebook page: “Seventy-five years ago we stopped Hitler. Who will stop Angela Merkel? She has fulfilled Hitler’s dream! To control Europe.” The post was deleted later. Maltese Foreign Minister […]

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Finland’s new prime minister is considering a four-day workweek

Finland’s 34-year-old new prime minister, Sanna Marin, has floated the idea of a four-day workweek, but critics call the idea crazy. However, recent experiments found that a reduced working week boosted productivity. In August, Microsoft Japan tested a four-day week, productivity work shot up by about 40%. One Melbourne organisation found a six-hour working day […]

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Finland’s Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest Prime Minister

Finland’s Social Democrats elected a 34-year-old former transport minister to the post of prime minister on Sunday, making her the youngest head of government. Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne, who resigned on Tuesday after losing the confidence of the coalition partner Centre Party over his handling of a […]

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Man creates fake border post to loot Asian migrant workers

Russian authorities detained a man who has built a fake frontier post in the woods near the country’s border with Finland and promised to smuggle four South Asian migrant workers into the Europe. The man erected mock border posts and charged the four men more than $10,000 to take them to EU member Finland. Authorities […]