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Police arrest five in raid after Finland stabbing spree

2017-08-19 18:47

Finnish police arrested five people in a Turku apartment overnight in their investigation into a stabbing rampage that left two people dead, they said Saturday.

Several stabbed in Finnish city

2017-08-18 16:50

Several people have been stabbed in the southwestern Finnish city of Turku police said after shooting a suspect.

Car ploughs into crowd in Helsinki

2017-07-28 22:32

Finnish police say a car has ploughed into a crowd in central Helsinki, killing one person and injuring at least four others.

Summer treat: Polar bears frolic in donated load of snow

2017-07-27 17:53

Polar bear mum Venus frolics in the snow with her eight-month-old cub in Ranua Wildlife Park in the summer heat of the northern wilds of Finland's Lapland

Lehto tips Kimi Raikkonen to bounce back in 2017

2017-04-21 12:01

Former Formula 1 driver JJ Lehto has tipped his Finnish countryman Kimi Raikkonen to bounce back in 2017 following problems at the start of the season.

Finland beefs up military amid rising Russian tensions

2017-02-17 06:07

Finland's government has announced plans to strengthen the country's military capacity due to concerns over assertive behaviour from its powerful eastern neighbour Russia.

One year deal for Bottas 'strange' - Salo

2017-01-17 15:11

Valtteri Bottas' one-year contract to drive for Mercedes in 2017 is 'really strange' says Mika Salo, a fellow Finn and former F1 driver.

WATCH: Episode 6 of the Grand Tour looks cool as ice!

2016-12-22 08:14

The Grand Tour sets up tent in Finland. Talk about a beautiful white Christmas...

3 women dead in Finland shooting in southeastern town

2016-12-04 22:12

Police in Finland say a gunman has killed three women in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland

Finland to operate world's 1st LNG-powered icebreaker

2016-11-01 15:36

Finland says it will start to operate the world's first icebreaker powered by liquefied natural gas on Tuesday as the number of LNG-powered vessels is steadily increasing in the Nordic country that is heavily reliant on maritime transport

 

Finnish police looking for other 'possible suspects' after stabbing spree

2017-08-18 20:22

Finnish police are looking for more suspects after arresting a man on suspicion of stabbing several people in the southwestern city of Turku.

15 WRC crashes: Finnish locals help stricken rally drivers

2017-07-31 08:38

Esapekka Lappi earned his first WRC victory with a fantastic win at the Finland Rally, his home race. There were also 15 crashes during the Päijälä stage, watch all of them.

WRC: Tanak takes Finland opener before marathon rally

2017-07-28 07:37

Estonia's Ott Tanak, behind the wheel of an M-Sport Ford, was fastest in the opening super special stage of the 2017 Finland Rally.

Getting stuck in the icy Arctic: You're on you own

2017-07-25 15:00

The MSV Nordica is as robust a ship as you can find, but striking out to sea in the remote and icy Arctic always carries a risk. What if something goes wrong? The short answer is: you're on your own.

Chinese president promises pandas to Finland

2017-04-05 20:09

Chinese President Xi Jinping has agreed to send a pair of pandas to Finland, the latest instalment of his country's "panda diplomacy".

Kovalainen not predicting issues with Hamilton-Bottas pairing

2017-01-19 08:56

Former F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen thinks Valtteri Bottas will have no problem getting along with new team mate Lewis Hamilton.

Smartphone-obsessed Finns top in screen time

2016-12-27 14:31

Finland is in a class of its own when it comes to internet usage on smartphones and tablets, thanks to cheap subscription plans.

Bottas could lose Mercedes opportunity - Salo

2016-12-14 09:41

Mika Salo says it is very possible a golden opportunity for Valtteri Bottas to step up to Mercedes might fall through.

Finland to continue wolf culls despite NGO uproar

2016-11-02 17:05

Finnish authorities they plan to maintain culling of the protected wolf population to prevent illegal poaching, despite opposition from environmentalists.

Syrian 'Toy Smuggler' faces fraud accusations

2016-10-22 08:18

Finnish police say they will probe fraud accusations against Rami Adham, a Finnish-Syrian dubbed the "Toy Smuggler" for his campaign to collect funds for orphans in Aleppo.

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