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Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobs

2014-10-02 14:30

Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the Angry Birds brand, plans to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland.

Homoerotic Tom gets global approval

2014-09-08 21:24

A set of homoerotic Finnish stamps featuring images by gay icon and artist Tom of Finland are a worldwide success.

WRC: Latvala victorious in Finland

2014-08-04 08:33

Jari-Matti Latvala won his home 2014 Finland Rally on Sunday as Volkswagen continues its dominance of the 2014 WRC season.

Finland cashes in on cold

2014-07-20 16:30

With freezing winters where the mercury can sink well below zero and cool summers, Finland has attracted technology giants such as Google and Microsoft.

Green tech Finland looks to Israel

2014-02-18 11:45

Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen is determined to overhaul his economy, and cites Israel's high-tech innovation as his model.

Clash of Clans creator to launch 3rd game

2014-02-12 20:32

The Clash of Clans creator is to launch a new game as sales have surged eightfold.

 

Finland charges four with funding al-Shebaab

2014-09-17 21:09

Finland has accused four people of financing Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al-Shebaab rebels, the authorities say.

E. coli bacteria used to create fossil fuel

2014-09-02 21:41

British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine.

Rally driver (13) shows how to eat dirt

2014-07-30 10:06

It’s no secret that Finnish drivers are pretty good at rallying. Well, meet Kalle Rovanpera. What’s the big deal? He’s only 13-years-old!

Finnish gibberish talker finds fame

2014-03-19 21:09

A Finnish gibberish talker has been propelled to fame heading to the US after 9 million YouTube hits.

Kimi tipped as 2014 favourite

2014-02-14 10:44

Of Formula 1's eleven teams, only Mercedes and Marussia are heading into the 2014 season with unchanged driver pairings. However, it's Ferrari's shake-up that has triggered the most discussion amongst fans.

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