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Finland: Republic in Northern Europe
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

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From play to pressure; a Finnish perspective on Australian schools

Education expert Pasi Sahlberg moved his son from Finland to Australia, and both are learning lessons about Australia's school system
The Age - Published

Pompeo seen attending Finland Arctic talks amid China concerns

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to attend the May 6-7 Arctic Council meeting in Finland in a show of Washington's commitment to the region amid growing U.S. concern about China's..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Finland

Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters [Video]Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters

Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:33Published

Finland's Outgoing PM Expresses Disappointment In Cabinets Failure [Video]Finland's Outgoing PM Expresses Disappointment In Cabinets Failure

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Finland's outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipila said that he was 'hugely disappointed' that his cabinet had to resign over its inability to pass a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Finnish government resigns over failed reform [Video]Finnish government resigns over failed reform

Finland's government resigned on Friday after ditching plans to reform the healthcare system, a key policy, the Finnish president's office said, throwing the country into political limbo. Francesca..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants [Video]French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire detailed a tax bill for digital giant companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook that he later introduced during the meeting of the Council of Ministers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

'Wife carrying' race winner proposes to partner after gruelling victory [Video]'Wife carrying' race winner proposes to partner after gruelling victory

After winning Britain's annual 'Wife Carrying Championship' race as an unmarried couple, Chris Hepworth proposed to Tanisha Prince at the finish line. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

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The annual UK Wife Carrying Race in Dorking has ended in joy after a proposal between the winning couple on the finish line. After coming ahead of the pack in treacherous and slippy conditions, Chris..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published

Naasz and Trunzo crowned ice cross downhill champions [Video]Naasz and Trunzo crowned ice cross downhill champions

Naasz and Trunzo take the ice cross downhill championship at the final race of the season

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:38Published

Northern Lights dance over Finland [Video]Northern Lights dance over Finland

A magnificent display of the Northern Lights was seen over the skies of Lehtojarvi on the Arctic Circle in Finland on Thursday to the delight of guests at the Arctic Snow Hotel. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Aurora borealis illuminates Lapland sky [Video]Aurora borealis illuminates Lapland sky

A magnificent display of the northern lights illuminated the night skies of Lehtojarvi in Finland on Thursday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Tanak maintains Rally Sweden lead [Video]Tanak maintains Rally Sweden lead

Tanak maintains Rally Sweden lead heading into final stage

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:30Published

Tanak extends his lead in Rally Sweden [Video]Tanak extends his lead in Rally Sweden

Ott Tanak leads Rally Sweden by nearly a minute

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:17Published

'Winter has come' to Game of Thrones ice hotel in Lapland [Video]'Winter has come' to Game of Thrones ice hotel in Lapland

Sculptors have used 400,000 kilos of ice to create a hotel where fans can sleep surrounded by the army of the dead, dragons and dire wolves. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Finland's universal basic income test fails to boost employment [Video]Finland's universal basic income test fails to boost employment

Finland's "free money" trial failed to spur the unemployed to work more, researchers said on Friday (February 8) as the government announced initial findings. Anna Bevan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

Finland Is Stamping Out Homelessness By Turning US's Model On Its Head [Video]Finland Is Stamping Out Homelessness By Turning US's Model On Its Head

America isn't the only developed nation to be struggling with homelessness. According to Mother Nature Network, Europe is having trouble, too. But one exception is Finland. Finland's homeless..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Music and tech converge at NAMM in California [Video]Music and tech converge at NAMM in California

The annual trade show is becoming more technology-driven as developers bring music and technology together in the hope of discovering the next big thing. Roselle Chen reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

 
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