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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

Xinhuanet

Physical activity enhances children's learning ability: Finnish study

Physical activity not only has positive effects on children's physical health, but also boosts children's cognitive prerequisites of learning, suggested researchers from University of Jyvaskyla in a latest study.

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Channelnewsasia.com

I made S$6.2m fixing matches: Wilson Raj

Wilson Raj Perumal sits in the Lapland district court in Rovaniemi in this June 22, 2011 file photo.

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Business Wire

Skanska Invests DKK 255 M, about SEK 306 M, in Office Buildings in Copenhagen, Denmark

The two office buildings, Plaza II and Plaza III, with a total area of almost 14,000 square meters will be constructed on Havneholmen, Copenhagen.

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ZDNet

'A glance shows when something's wrong': The IoT startup using 3D interfaces to control smart cities

The Internet of Things is as hyped as it gets right now, but it's a market predicted to be worth $7.1tr by 2020 and Finnish 'industrial internet' start-up CyberLightning wants a significant portion of it.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Finland, Sweden increase ties to NATO

By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to... By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

GreenCarReports

Which City Wants To Make Privately-Owned Cars Obsolete?

A few cities encourageresidents to eschew car use for public transit, cycling, or car-sharing services--but now one is trying to eliminate privately-owned cars altogether.

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PsychCentral

Eating Disorders May Hike Risk of Autoimmune Disease

Finnish researchers have found that individuals with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are at risk of developing specific medical problems.

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RISI

Mondi to shut down PM 1 at its Lohja specialty kraft paper mill in Finland, effective June 30, 2015

Mondi confirms that on 21 August 2014 it has informed its employee representatives about the planned shutdown of paper machine one at its Lohja mill in Finland effective approximately 30 June 2015.

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GlobeNewswire

Citycenter celebrates: Keskuskatu finally becomes a pedestrian street

One of the long-term goals of the development of Helsinki's city centre has finally been achieved: Keskuskatu is now a pedestrian street through its entire length from Pohjoisesplanadi to Kaivokatu.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Obama's Trip to Estonia: The Right Visit at the Right Time

In advance of the NATO summit on September 4-5 in Wales, President Obama will visit Tallinn, Estonia, to meet with leaders from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

O ambiente empresarial estA mudando, mercados para sm... )--Re: Republic Of Finland GBP 500,000,000.00 MATURING: 25-Feb-2016 ISIN: XS0595686048 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 26-Aug-2014 TO 25-Nov-2014 HAS... )--Re: United Utilities Water Plc GBP 25,000,000.00 MATURING: 25-Sep-2056 ISIN: XS0268406518 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ... (more)

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Brooklynvegan

Flow Festival Day 2 in pics: The National, How to Dress Well, Polica, ...

Earlier this month, we sent longtime BrooklynVegan contributor Dominick Mastrangelo to the 2014 Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland.

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Brooklynvegan

Flow Fest Day 3 in pics: Outkast, Janelle Monae, Slowdive, Blood Orange, Jungle & more

Earlier this month, we sent longtime BrooklynVegan contributor Dominick Mastrangelo to the three-day 2014 Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a U.S. religious student who disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

The four men killed in a fiery plane crash in Ohio were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, including three members of the varsity wrestling team, school officials said Tuesday.

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Bioinformatics

Stronger findings for metabolomics through Bayesian modeling of...

Noise and the small sample size lead to a high probability of false findings. Further, individual compounds have natural variation between samples, which in many cases renders them unreliable as biomarkers.

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Medical News

Researchers observe link between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases

Finnish researchers have observed an association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases with different genetic backgrounds.

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