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  1. The band Sonata Arctica, in premiere in BucharestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Nine O'Clock

    One of the most beloved and popular bands of power metal, the Finnish artists of Sonata Arctica will sing for the first time in Bucharest, on July 15 at Arenele Romane at the official afterparty Metalhead Meeting 2015. Trooper have recently celebrated 20 years of activity, therefore, the show on July 15 will have a special playlist for fans, including songs from the entire career of the band.


  2. Firebirds select Red Wings prospect in OHL import DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Flint Firebirds Hockey club added two European players to the organization today through the 24th annual CHL Import Draft. General Manager Terry Christensen and the Firebirds hockey operations staff selected defenseman Vili Saarijarvi in the 1st round, 9th overall followed by forward Matyas Kantner in the 2nd round, 69th overall.


  3. Flint Firebirds select Detroit Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi in 2015 CHL Import DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 |

    If the Flint Firebirds have it their way, a Detroit Red Wings prospect will call Perani Arena and Event Center home come the fall. Vili Saarijarvi, a 5-foot-10, 163-pound defenseman selected by the Red Wings in the third round of last weekend's NHL Draft, was picked ninth overall by Flint in Tuesday's Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.


  4. Red Wings select defenseman Vili Saarijarvi from Green Bay (USHL) in third round of draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 |

    "I like to skate the puck, feed forwards, like to play power play," Saarijarvi said. "Those are most of my strengths; offensive game."


  5. Justine overcomes handicaps to earn Euro silverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    WIBSEY'S Justine Davis-Hirst secured a silver medal in the European Masters at Bangor in North Wales, with a combined lift weight of 120kg in the women's 69kg 40-49 years' category. She said: "My training was hampered due to injury and the fact that I suffer from Meniere's Disease ."


  6. Sunspot timings at Ramadan: The best and worst places to observe Muslim festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 |

    In Australia Muslims will have to fast for less than 12 hours because Ramadan falls in the middle of winter, but in Iceland and Finland the fasting day can last for more than 21 hours The month long festival is an opportunity for many Muslims to reconnect with their faith and re-charge their spirituality. Fasting is a key part of that, a feat of endurance and self control that draws them closer to God.


  7. China eyes Arctic Norway infrastructure projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As local politicians in the Norwegian Arctic town of Kirkenes fight over alternative sites for new ports and maritime infrastructure, Chinese investors have confirmed their interest in the area. "Chinese companies and investors are well aware of what is happening in Kirkenes," said Rune Rautio, a representative of the Norwegian company Aquaplan-Niva.


  8. Flackwell striker helps St Vincent draw in World Cup qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 |

    Flackwell Heath striker Gavin James helped St Vincent and the Grenadines draw 2-2 with Guyana in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier. The 26-year-old flew out last week to join up with the national team for the first time and did enough to warrant a starting place in head coach Cornelius Huggins' starting line-up for the game, which took place on Wednesday evening.


  9. Key to Misinterpreting Russia...:Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Sergey Aleksashenko wants everyone to stop calling Russia weak. He contends that Russia is actually stronger than many people believe --to include U.S. President Barack Obama and British military historian Lawrence Freedman among other prominent voices.


  10. Arts organizations work toward global collaboration in the North through artRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Representatives from museums, universities and art spaces throughout Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska met at the Anchorage Museum last week, gathering to experience Alaska's culture, climate and people and discuss future collaborations as part of the Northern Art Network. The Northern Art Network, comprised of museums and cultural institutions throughout the Circumpolar North, formalized itself at a meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, last spring.


  11. Agnico Gold Is Outperforming The Gold MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Agnico Eagle is a senior gold producer with nine gold mines spread across Canada, Mexico, and Finland, including exploration and development projects in each region as well as the United States. The company reported positive earnings in the March quarter after realizing two consecutive quarters of net losses attributable to rising production costs.


  12. Russia responds to Arctic NATO drillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Russia's Arctic Brigade has been mobilized as NATO countries, along with Sweden and Finland, start the Arctic Challenge exercise. Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu on Monday announced that Air Force and Air Defense units in the country's Central Military District will undergo a major unannounced inspection.


  13. Einari Vidgr n Foundation recognises forestry professionals for the 10th timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    The foundation maintaining the life's work of Einari VidgrA n recognised forestry professionals for the tenth time. At the event organised in VieremA on Tuesday, 26 May 2015, awards amounted to EUR 87,500.


  14. Nordic forests under pressureRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    In the future, Nordic forests may become increasingly torn between demands from global industry, climate change mitigation, and environmental concerns, according to a new book. The Future of Nordic Forests - A Global Perspective was launched yesterday at the International Boreal Forests Research Association conference 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland.


  15. Fighter jet exercise kicks off in NorwayRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    One of Europe's largest fighter jet exercises kicked off Monday north of the Arctic Circle, a region where growing Russian activity has sparked concerns among neighboring countries. Arctic Challenge 2015 brings together close to 100 fighter jets and more than 4,000 individual participants from nine nations, according to Norway's military, which is hosting the exercise.


  16. Outokumpu's stainless steel fuel tank wins ISSF New Applications AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    A stainless steel fuel tank developed by Outokumpu received the New Applications Award by ISSF in the Best New Development Award category at the ISSF Annual Conference in Hong Kong, China. Outokumpu and the Swedish fuel system company TechROi Fuel Systems developed a new innovative stainless steel fuel tank.


  17. Lordy! Finland punks out at EurovisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | BBC News

    The competition is hotting up for this year's Eurovision Song Contest and Finland's entry is notable for a number of firsts for the competition. PKN is the first punk band to perform at the event, and it is also the first Eurovision band made up entirely of people with learning difficulties.


  18. 'I brought my childhood summerhouse to life'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Local

    After growing up in Rovaniemi in Finland before enjoying an advertising career in London, Sara Vikko, 38, chose Stockholm as the city from which to launch a new app game for toddlers based on her own childhood holiday experiences. Sara Vikko had a blast studying and working in the UK in her twenties - climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, sharing a house with friends and spending her weekends rooting around Notting Hill market.


  19. Travel: Arctic Circle, FinlandRead the original story

    May 3, 2015 |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. REINDEER stew, bagpipes and a cosy tent make a 100km trek for children's cancer charity It's Good 2 Give an experience one fund-raiser will never forget, writes Without doubt, this was one of the most challenging things I have ever done; walking 100km in the Arctic over three days.


  20. Quadriga Worldwide Case Study: Finnish Lapland - The Arctic Light and City HotelRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | PRWeb

    This unique pair of hotels is a perfect example of how Quadriga can provide a complete WiFi solution that offer guests of both hotels the same user experience; monitoring and maintenance synergy and future-proofing their WiFi solutions. The Arctic Light Hotel is the first contemporary, boutique hotel to open in Finnish Lapland and one of the most interesting hotel openings of 2015.