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Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland
Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland
The most startling first impression of the Finnish basic education system is not how different it is to South Africa's, but how similar.
Icy relations chill Finland
Icy relations chill Finland
Western countries are "at the gates" of a new cold war with Russia, sparked by the Ukraine crisis and a failure to grasp the depth and seriousness of...
Finnish and klaar with the euro
Finnish and klaar with the euro
Finland should be feeling on top of the world. Twenty years after a desperate banking crisis sparked a deep recession, this most northerly member of...
Canny Finns weather euro storm
Canny Finns weather euro storm
Finland, home of polar bears, pickled fish and Nokia, is now the only eurozone country with a stable triple-A credit rating, according to...
Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency
Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency
Conservative Sauli Niinistoe is on course for victory in the second round of Finland's presidential vote on Sunday, with polls giving him a wide...
Nokia: Apple to pay royalties, patent disputes end
Nokia: Apple to pay royalties, patent disputes end
The world's leading mobile phone maker, Nokia, said on Tuesday its competitor, Apple, had agreed to pay royalties for using Nokia technology in its...
Nokia files new patent violation complaint against Apple
Nokia files new patent violation complaint against Apple
The world's leading mobile phone maker, Nokia, said on Tuesday it was filing a fresh complaint against Apple for patent infringement in "virtually...
Easy win for Semenya in Finland
Easy win for Semenya in Finland
Caster Semenya's low-key return to competition continued with a win in the 800m at the Savo Games in Finland on Sunday.
Finnish police probe theft of virtual furniture
Finnish police probe theft of virtual furniture
A virtual thieving spree could have real-life consequences for culprits in Finland, where police are investigating the theft of virtual furniture...
Helsinki: design lover's paradise
Helsinki: design lover's paradise
I was in the middle of the Helsinki's Design Forum shop -- eyeing a teapot of such an ingenious merger of ceramic and wood that it almost seemed to...
Raikkonen to take F1 break
Raikkonen to take F1 break
Outgoing Ferrari star Kimi Raikkonen will take next season off from Formula One as he could not get a deal with McLaren his manager Steve Robertson...
Nokia to cut another 1 700 jobs
Nokia to cut another 1 700 jobs
Nokia, the world's leading cellphone maker, said on Tuesday it planned to cut another 1 700 jobs worldwide as part of cost-cutting measures to...

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