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Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 -- nine years later than initially forecast.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Gideon Baah shines and scores for HJK Helsinki

Ghanaian defender Gideon Baah scored in HJK Helsinki's comprehensive 4-1 win at Jaro in the Finnish top flight on Sunday.

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Forbes.com

Iceland Volcano Eruption: So Far, So Good

I'm a Helsinki-based journalist and broadcaster writing about lifestyle, arts, food, leisure and travel trends across the Nordic region for Forbes.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Finland, World News, Pakistan, Arctic Region, Iceland

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Times

Finnish PM says Russia trying to irritate with airspace violation : August 31, 2014,

HELSINKI: Russia is trying to irritate Finland by its repeated violations of Finnish airspace, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said on Saturday, while playing down suggestions that the Nordic country was edging closer to NATO.

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QTMagazine

Helsinki by Night

When summer inches north in June to Finland , put sleigh-bells, reindeer and naked ice swimming out of your mind.

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TrekEarth

The Moomins and their Mom

This week I spent a few days in Helsinki, capital of Finland. Although it is less than an hour's flying time from Stockholm where I live, I had never been there before, instead choosing to visit more exotic places like Timbuktu and Luang Prabang.

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The Times of India

The 18 most innovative cities on earth

Bangalore, is known as the Silicon Valley of India, with a tech sector that brings in $17 billion in revenue a year.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Oxford Mail

Falling for the Finns

Annette Cunningham steps out of her comfort zone, ditches the posh frocks and finds she actually enjoys the great outdoors I'm the kind of girl who gets her holiday kicks from welding herself firmly into the cushioned seat of a pavement cafe seat and watching the world whizz by whilst quaffing fizz - preferably within a euro's throw of an ancient ... (more)

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Circulation

White Matter Lesions Are Associated With Hospital Admissions Because...

From the Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland and Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland ; School of Medicine, University of Tampere and FimLab Laboratories Ltd, Tampere University Hospital Region, Tampere, Finland ; Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of ... (more)

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OpEdNews

Where even the reality cop shows are boring: Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US

Finland can be a shock to a visitor from America. The cities are clean, the highways and byways are smoothly paved and pothole-free despite the punishing winter climate faced by a country that straddles the Arctic Circle, schools look shiny and new, and it's hard to see anyone who looks destitute.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Finland accuses Russia of 3rd airspace breach in a week

Finland accused Russia on Thursday of violating its airspace for the third time in less than a week, saying it would demand an explanation for what the defence minister termed an unacceptable incursion.

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USA Today

'Yoga Retreat' pushes to expand game options for women'Yoga Retreat'...

It's no secret that the video game industry is a male-dominated field. According to a June survey from the International Game Developers Association, women comprise 22% of the workforce.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Information Technology

Unisem Announces Exhibits at Upcoming Fall Conferences

Unisem, a global provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the following conferences this Fall: -CPMT's ESTC 2014: 5th Electronics System-Integration Technology Conference on Sept 16-18 in Helsinki, Finland but will not be exhibiting.

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Dairy Reporter

Valio suspends Russia lactose-free exports over certification confusion

Four trucks of Valio lactose-free products, including its Eila brand milk, were stopped at the Russian border yesterday Finnish dairy Valio has suspended shipments of lactose-free milk and dairy to Russia, just one week after it was given the go-ahead to resume exports of the specialty products to the country.

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Autoblog

Helsinki could make owning your own car a thing of the past

Helsinki, Finland is no stranger to transportation alternatives. From EV testing to a solid public transportation system , the northern European city knows that private cars are not the only option to get around.

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Hispanic Business

The Finnish FSA has approved base prospectus of Lassila & Tikanoja...

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-08-28 13:30 CEST -- Lassila & Tikanoja plc Stock exchange release 28 August 2014 at 2:30 pm The Finnish FSA has approved base prospectus of and the company is considering the issuance of a senior unsecured bond Not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into and its business operations and ... (more)

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ABC News

Finland Suspects Russian Airspace Violation

Finland's Defense Ministry said it suspects a Russian military aircraft on Thursday violated Finnish airspace - the third such incident in six days.

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Pique News Magazine

Finding Helsinki

No one was more surprised than the Finns - languishing in the shadow cast by the rest of Scandinavia - when post-millennium travel guides quietly began to tire of Stockholm's hyper-hipster culture in favour of declaring the Finnish capital the new "it" place.

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WhirledView

Finnish Model isn't a Solution for Ukraine

See more at: http://whirledview.typepad.com/whirledview/2014/03/russia-and-ukraine-a-view-from-finland.html#sthash.ogAFhTYZ.dpuf Jyrki Iivonen was Director for Public Policy at the Finnish Ministry of Defense from 2002-13 and Minister Counselor at the Finnish Embassy in Washington, DC from 1996-2000.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Eating Disorders Online

Eating disorder patients have increased risk for autoimmune conditions

A link between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been discovered by Finnish researchers, suggesting that eating disorder risk could be higher in people with conditions like type 1 diabetes or inflammatory bowel disease.

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