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BlackBerry sues Nokia

BlackBerry is suing Nokia in the United States accusing it of violating 11 technology patents.

BlackBerry is suing Nokia in the United States accusing it of violating 11 technology patents.

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The Other Side of Hope - screens in Berlin

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

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Finland and Scotland pioneer Universal Basic Income

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary

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Former head of Helsinki drug squad sentenced in drug smuggling scandal

In a rare corruption case in Finland - ranked the second least corrupt country in the world - the former anti-drug chief was handed a 10 year sentence.

In a rare corruption case in Finland - ranked the second least corrupt country in the world - the former anti-drug chief was handed a 10 year sentence.

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Santa sets off

‘Santa Claus’ has begun his journey to deliver Christmas gifts to children all over the world, leaving his home in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi on Friday evening (23 December) under a spectacular sho

‘Santa Claus’ has begun his journey to deliver Christmas gifts to children all over the world, leaving his home in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi on Friday evening (23 December) under a spectacular sho

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Finnish, Russian Santas exchange gifts at border

The Finnish Santa Claus and the Russian Grandfather Frost met at the Finnish-Russian border to exchange gifts on Monday.

The Finnish Santa Claus and the Russian Grandfather Frost met at the Finnish-Russian border to exchange gifts on Monday.

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Watch: sky swirls green with magical Northern Lights

Tourists just south of the Arctic Circle were treated to a stunning display as the Northern Lights lit up the night sky in Rovaniemi, Finland late on Friday.

Tourists just south of the Arctic Circle were treated to a stunning display as the Northern Lights lit up the night sky in Rovaniemi, Finland late on Friday.

Sport

Ski Jumping: Freund returns to winners circle at Ruka

Germany’s Severin Freund returned to the winners circle for the first time in almost a year after success in the second event of the World Cup Ski jumping season in Ruka…

Germany’s Severin Freund returned to the winners circle for the first time in almost a year after success in the second event of the World Cup Ski jumping season in Ruka…

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Another spectacular Northern Lights display over Finland

There was another stunning display of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights over Rovaniemi in Finland on Monday as atmospheric conditions on the sun fuelled another breathtaking night…

There was another stunning display of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights over Rovaniemi in Finland on Monday as atmospheric conditions on the sun fuelled another breathtaking night…

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Northern lights in Finland

A photographer has captured a dazzling aurora borealis display over northern Finland. Green waves could be seen across the night sky over the

A photographer has captured a dazzling aurora borealis display over northern Finland. Green waves could be seen across the night sky over the

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Putin warns Finland: Russia will respond if Helsinki joins NATO

Vladimir Putin came to Finland with a handshake for his counterpart, President Salui Niinisto – and a warning that Moscow will respond if his host country joins…

Vladimir Putin came to Finland with a handshake for his counterpart, President Salui Niinisto – and a warning that Moscow will respond if his host country joins…

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Obama and Nordic leaders present united front on 'Russian aggression'

President Obama has hosted the leaders of five Nordic nations – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland – praising the countries for their

President Obama has hosted the leaders of five Nordic nations – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland – praising the countries for their

Business

Crowdfunding helps Europe's businesses boom

Crowdfunding is no longer a niche, it’s booming in Europe. In this edition of Business Planet, from Finland, Serge Rombi finds out how these

Crowdfunding is no longer a niche, it’s booming in Europe. In this edition of Business Planet, from Finland, Serge Rombi finds out how these

Business

Facing up to Europe's urban integration challenges

With almost seven out of 10 people in Europe living in towns and cities, this week Real Economy is exploring the economics of urban integration. The

With almost seven out of 10 people in Europe living in towns and cities, this week Real Economy is exploring the economics of urban integration. The

Science_technology

Extreme weather: dealing with the consequences

Reacting adequately to extreme weather can be crucial to saving lives and limiting damages to roads and infrastructure in general. In Porvoo, near

Reacting adequately to extreme weather can be crucial to saving lives and limiting damages to roads and infrastructure in general. In Porvoo, near

Sport

Hayboeck shines in Finland

Austrian ski jumper Michael Hayboeck produced a stunning performance to secure his first World Cup victory for more than a year as he edged out his

Austrian ski jumper Michael Hayboeck produced a stunning performance to secure his first World Cup victory for more than a year as he edged out his

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Finnish police tipped off about New Year harrassment by asylum seekers

Police in Finland have announced that New Year celebrations in Helsinki were marred by “widespread sexual harrassment” as women were targeted by

Police in Finland have announced that New Year celebrations in Helsinki were marred by “widespread sexual harrassment” as women were targeted by

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Ride that sleigh, again!

He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. It’s that time again, when Santa Claus, aka Father Christmas, aka Julgubben, aka Joulupukki

He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. It’s that time again, when Santa Claus, aka Father Christmas, aka Julgubben, aka Joulupukki

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Santa Claus is on his way

He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. The elves have done their job and now Santa Claus is preparing to leave Lapland and begin

He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. The elves have done their job and now Santa Claus is preparing to leave Lapland and begin

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Christmas rendezvous at the border

Russia’s Father Frost and the Finnish Joulupukki meet at the Russian-Finnish border as part of an annual tradition to exchange winter holiday

Russia’s Father Frost and the Finnish Joulupukki meet at the Russian-Finnish border as part of an annual tradition to exchange winter holiday