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  1. Lapping it upRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    Proving that you're never too old to enjoy Christmas, Chris Wiltshire takes his wife to see Santa in Lapland Aurora Borealis, the Roman goddess of dawn, had lured me deep into the heart of icy Finland with the promise of a show the like of which I had never seen before. But each time I ventured out from my cosy log cabin, wrapped up like a polar explorer against the -22C cold, all I could see was a deep black sky, lit up with countless sparkling diamonds.

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  2. 14 best places to spend XmasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CNN

    For Finns, Rovaniemi's location just north of the Arctic Circle is Christmas headquarters. Children make gingerbread cookies with Mrs. Claus, enroll in Elf School and write wish lists with a traditional quill.

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  3. Santa's Christmas wish: the best education for children around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Reuters

    From his home in the Arctic Circle, Santa Claus calls for better education for children and peace after a difficult year around the world. Roselle Chen reports.

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  4. Christmas in Lapland, a New Year Caribbean cruise, and a Spring break in Iceland: Travel dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Lapland specialist The Aurora Zone has availability for an adults-only week over Christmas in Kittila, Finland, for A 995pp.

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  5. TRAVEL: Lapping up the festivities in FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Miltonkeynes Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. For three, bone-chillingly cold evenings, Lapland's lady of the night had stood me up and I was beginning to despair writes Chris Wiltshire.

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  6. WACKER Cooperates with Lindberg & Lund in Finland and SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | US Tech

    MUNICH, Germany Munich-based chemicals group WACKER has reorganized its silicone distribution business in the Nordic countries. As of March 1, 2015, Lindberg & Lund Oy AB, a subsidiary of the Norwegian chemicals distributor Lindberg & Lund AS, will market room-temperature-vulcanizing silicone rubber grades in Finland.

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  7. Lapping up the festivities in FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    For three, bone-chillingly cold evenings, Lapland's lady of the night had stood me up and I was beginning to despair. Aurora Borealis, the Roman goddess of dawn, had lured me deep into the heart of icy Finland with the promise of a show, the like of which I had never seen before.

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  8. Chris Wiltshire laps up the festivities in FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Basingstoke Gazette

    FOR three, bone-chillingly cold evenings, Lapland's lady of the night had stood me up and I was beginning to despair. Aurora Borealis, the Roman goddess of dawn, had lured me deep into the heart of icy Finland with the promise of a show, the like of which I had never seen before.

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  9. World's most expensive Christmas break will set you back A 125kRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Daily Mail

    Around the world on A 6.50 A DAY! Student circumnavigating the globe for A 2,000 by living in roadside slums and cooking over open fires Dubai becomes the first Arab destination to use Google Street View in a bids to become one of world's most visited cities by 2020 Perfect for a Bond baddie! Inside the A 80m superyacht complete with helipad, cinema, swimming pool and its own SUBMARINE Hanging out with Sting, Tilda and Lenny on a starry starry voyage on the Queen Mary 2 Lisa Snowdon keeps it pure and simple on a detox break in Koh Samui Checking In: Ever-young model Twiggy on grey days in Spain, family trips to Mauritius, and the peril of leaving suncream in luggage The little French city with the big celebrity factor: Why a long weekend in brilliant Biarritz is a chance to mingle with the stars 'Cyber terrorism may replace the hijacker and bomber and become the weapon of choice': ... (more)

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  10. First winter snow falls as Scotland braces itself to be colder than LaplandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Daily Record

    SEVERE weather caused chaos on the roads - two women died following a spate of accidents and police have urged drivers to take care. The Met Office has issued severe warnings for snow and ice in parts of the UK as they prepare for the "first notable north-westerly blast of the year".

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  11. UK weather: First winter snow falls as Britain braced to be colder than LAPLANDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    Severe weather also caused chaos on roads in England and Scotland - two women died following a spate of accidents and police have urged drivers to take care The Met Office has issued severe warnings for snow and ice in parts of the UK as they prepare for the "first notable north-westerly blast of the year". Temperatures in Pitlochry, Perthshire, could fall as low as -4A C, while Rovaniemi in Finland is expected to record temperatures of -3A C. The first real snow of winter also fell overnight in parts of Scotland overnight.

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  12. How to keep your kids believing in SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Santa Claus gets ready to start the long journey to children all over the world a day before Christmas Eve 2013 at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, northern Finland. Rovaniemi is the capital city of Lapland and claims to be the home of Father Christmas.

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  13. How to Give to the Tech-Lover in Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WNYC-AM New York

    DECEMBER 21: Santa Claus checks for messages on his mobile phone as he waits for visitors at Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland on December 21, 2002. Fact: Technology is changing our lives.

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  14. London property or gold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CNN

    Kittila ski resort sits in the northern region of Norway, an area of Lapland known for reindeers, skiing and freezing cold temperatures much of the year. Owner of the mine, Canadian Agnico Eagle Mines, has literally struck gold, as millions more ounces of gold have been found than expected in the Finnish mine.

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  15. Mayville boys call 911, looking for SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Door Reminder

    Mayville boys call 911, looking for Santa The brothers, ages 3 and 6, used their father's cellphone. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1CFwy8d Santa Claus takes a call as he waits for visitors at Santa Claus village on the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland.

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  16. Is this Santa Claus making a test flight? Or a plane on the way to pick him up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Mirror.co.uk

    Spotted making its way over Norway and Sweden, a plane with the call sign SANTA1 seems to be making its steady way to Lapand - but who is on board? Or could it be a British Airways jet on its way to pick up the big man for a special Christmas meeting with the world's heads of state? Spotted flying over Norway and Sweden, a plane with the call sign SANTA1 seems to be making its steady way to Lapland. The British Airways Airbus A320-232 set off from London Gatwick this morning before landing at Rovaniemi Airport in the north of Finland - the home of Father Christmas.

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  17. Good as gold: how consumers and banks still rely on itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CNN

    Kittila ski resort sits in the northern region of Norway, an area of Lapland known for reindeers, skiing and freezing cold temperatures much of the year. Owner of the mine, Canadian Agnico Eagle Mines, has literally struck gold, as millions more ounces of gold have been found than expected in the Finnish mine.

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  18. Doctor Who's Nick Frost talks about working with the real Santa ClausRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Radio Times

    Beard. Red suit. Belly like jelly. "Ho ho ho." You might think playing the role of Santa would be easy, but you would be forgetting what an unforgiving perfectionist Saint Nick can be.

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  19. Meet Santa: Five ways to turn a visit to Father Christmas into a festive getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Independent

    Combine a visit to Father Christmas with a trip to Europe's frozen north, or find festive fun closer to home. Sarah Barrell reports Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  20. Renowned cellist warming ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Bangkok Post

    Jian Wang might be one of the world's most renowned cellists, but when he's hanging out on the edge of the Arctic Circle during the brutal winter, he could be viewed as some kind of eccentric. "Oh, I'm the most normal person you're ever likely to meet," he said.

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