Stories tagged: Finland
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Finland’s president isn’t sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country’s routine for managing its substantial forests.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8 a.m.
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
Finnish police say they suspect two men died from a lightning strike’s electric charge while they were heating up a sauna near a summer cottage in eastern Finland.
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Activists used Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
The World Happiness Report published Wednesday put Finland at the top among 156 countries ranked by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Finland’s incumbent president barreled toward re-election Sunday as returns from the Nordic country showed him with more than five times as much voter support than his closest challenger.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
A “Game of Thrones”-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Polar bear mom Venus has gotten a summer treat – a chance to frolic in the snow with her eight-month-old cub despite the heat enveloping Finland’s northern Lapland.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Finland’s security agency says it has raised its threat assessment to the second level of a four-level scale.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 7 p.m.
Thousands of young women in Finland are taking up hobby-horsing, a sport performed with homemade stuffed horse heads on wooden sticks.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
A gunman in Finland killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a small town’s nightlife district, police said Sunday. A local man was …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Norway is considering moving a mountain – or at least its peak – to neighboring Finland.
Wed., Dec. 17, 2014
In winter, when temperatures drop to bone-chilling degrees, warmth can often be found in the kitchen. During the cold months, I find myself gravitating toward the warming the spices of …