Finland succeeds with no homework and fewer lessons - BBC News
.."How come Finland has shorter days and no homework for students and yet is achieving more?" Why are we asking this? Because that's the subject that you've..
BBC News. Oct 26, 2016 23:37 UTC
European Commission: Finland's economy among worst in EU
..The European Commission says it wants further clarification from Finland about the government's 2016 budget plans. The commission says that Finland's economy remains among the worst in the EU, and says it suspects that Finland and six other European..YLE News. Oct 26, 2016 21:05 UTC
Former Miss Finland Claims Trump 'Grabbed My Butt'
YLE News. Former miss Finland did not come forward on her own, but spoke to "Ilta-Sanomat" as the tabloid conducted a round of interviews with Finnish women who had encountered Trump. "Somebody told me there that Trump liked me because I looked like Melania..Haaretz. Oct 27, 2016 08:42 UTC
Finland ranks in top 3 travel destinations for 2017
..Virkkunen also notes that this winter there will be direct flights to Finnish Lapland from Germany and Britain, and that growing numbers of Asian tourists are adding a side trip to Lapland when flying via the Helsinki hub. Founded in 1972 by an..YLE News. Oct 26, 2016 04:09 UTC
Nunavut adopts Finland's baby box program to reduce infant..- CBC
..Nunavut is giving out more than 800 baby boxes to parents of newborns in an attempt to reduce the territory's high rate of infant mortality.CBC.ca. Oct 26, 2016 10:00 UTC
Finnish MP Lintila named as new Minister of Economic Affairs: PM Sipila
..Lintila will take the minister post in January 2017 after Olli Rehn, the former top economic official of the European Union, leaves the three-party coalition government to join the board of the Bank of Finland. Lintila, 50, is a five-term member of the..
Reuters. Oct 27, 2016 07:28 UTC
Global church bells end Finnish campaign for Aleppo victims
..HELSINKI – A Finnish priest who started ringing church bells daily for victims of the Aleppo bombings says the idea spread into a campaign with 800 parishes of all denominations participating worldwide. Teemu Laajasalo, of the Evangelical Lutheran..
Fox News. Oct 24, 2016 18:38 UTC
IFK take Finnish title to tiny Mariehamn | Yle Uutiset | yle.fi
..The Finnish men's football Veikkausliiga has a surprise winner this season after IFK Mariehamn, from the autonomous island province of Åland, secured the..YLE News. Oct 23, 2016 15:37 UTC
Finnish Boxing Movie 'Olli Maki' Serves Up Surprising Quirk With its Punches
..Shot on 16mm black and white, the biopic centers on one of Finland's greatest boxers, Olli Mäki, when he fought for the World Featherweight title in 1962. Also Read: 'The Ardennes' Director Talks 'Underbelly Characters,' Wrangling Ostriches. The film..TheWrap. Oct 26, 2016 22:29 UTC
IFK Mariehamn dubbed the Finnish Leicester after stunning title win
Empire Of Soccer. IFK Mariehamn captain Jani Lyyski lifts the Finnish league trophy following his side's remarkable triumph. The Aland Islands, an archipelago between Sweden and Finland in the Baltic Sea, only has a population of 29,000 people. On Sunday, they became..ESPN FC (blog). Oct 25, 2016 08:43 UTC