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WRC: Toyota's Tänak back in world title hunt after Finland win

2018-07-29 14:39

Estonia's Ott Tanak steered his Toyota to an impressive victory on the dirt-track forest roads at the Rally of Finland on Sunday, clinching his second win of the season after leading all weekend.

Trump vows 'extraordinary relationship' with Putin as summit opens

2018-07-16 18:09

Presidents Donald Trump (US) and Vladimir Putin (Russia) began an historic summit vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers.

Finland's cautious president Niinisto poised for re-election

2018-01-28 12:46

Finns have voted with expectations that president Sauli Niinisto will be re-elected - credited for maintaining a balanced relationship with powerful neighbour Russia at a time of simmering tensions between Moscow and the West.

Finnish police officers to get submachine guns

2017-09-01 20:41

Police in Finland have released a third suspect in a fatal stabbing attack allegedly carried out by a Moroccan asylum-seeker, a development that came hours after the Nordic country's news agency said officers will be issued MP5 submachine guns.

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.

 

WATCH: Tänak extends his lead in Finnish Rally

2018-07-29 12:29

Ott Tänak dominated the second leg of Neste Rally Finland to close on his second victory of the FIA world rally championship season.

Finland tops happiness index that factored in immigrants

2018-03-14 14:10

Finland tops an index of the happiest nation to live in, according to a global index.

Reports: Several dead in Finland train crash

2017-10-26 09:49

Finnish media say several people have been killed in a train crash in the southern part of the country.

Champion sled dogs vs. Discovery Sport: Who will win the snow tunnel challenge?

2017-08-27 09:49

A Discovery Sport takes on dog sled team in unique race at Vesileppis Ski Tunnel in Finland, pitting Ingenium power against champion sled ‘dog power’.

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.

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