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  1. European adventures give students a flavour for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Worksop Guardian

    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. While the UK's decision to leave the European Union continues to dominate media headlines, it's been an eventful few months for West Nottinghamshire College students, who have been experiencing vocational training, work placements and different cultures across Europe.

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  2. Incredible ten ultra marathons in ten days for Isle of Wight runner Dave BerridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Isle of Wight County Press

    Isle of Wight runner Dave Berridge with his Ten in 10 Great Barrow Challenge medals after completing ten ultra marathons in ten days. The 53 year old, of Thorley, was one of only three people to finish the Ten in 10 Great Barrow Challenge - completing an incredible ten ultra marathons in as many days.

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  3. Former Cambridge United manager Tommy Taylor has linked up with Royston TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Cambridge Evening News

    Taylor, who was in charge of United from 1995 to 1996, will link up with son Scott , who is fitness coach at Garden Walk and previously had the same role with the U's. His post will see him seeking out players for Steve Castle's first team at the Evo-Stik League Southern outfit, as they look to make it third time lucky after losing in the last two Division One Central play-off semi-finals , besides taking the helm of the second team.

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  4. Cawley: Shamrock Rovers living in the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | RTE.ie

    Shamrock Rovers fans and those running the club need to readjust their expectations in the wake of Pat Fenlon's sacking last Sunday, according to Alan Cawley. The Hoops are now on the look-out for their fourth manager since current Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill, who won two league titles and earned a Europa League group stage place, left in 2011.

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  5. Shamrock Rovers on the search for a new managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | RTE.ie

    The announcement comes after a 2-0 home defeat to Finnish outfit RoPS Rovaniemi on Thursday in the Europa League first qualifying round. That result looks likely to end Rovers' European campaign at the first hurdle and the Dublin club already appear to be out of the race for the Premier Division, trailing Champions Dundalk by 14 points at the half-way stage of the season.

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  6. Pat Fenlon admits Europa progression a 'big ask'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | RTE.ie

    Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon believes his team are still in with a fighting chance of reaching the next round of European football, despite the 2-0 home reversal to Rovaniemi . Jarkko Lahdenmaki and Janne Saksela scored in each half for RoPS in the first round qualifying of the Europa League and the disappointing attendance of 1,908 made their feeling known after the second goal went in and at the final whistle.

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  7. Rovers' European hopes hanging by a threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | RTE.ie

    There was to be no mid-seasonal joy from Lapland for Shamrock Rovers as their Europa League aspirations look all but over after this chastening defeat at Tallaght Stadium. Jarkko Lahdenmaki and Janne Saksela scored in each half for RoPS as the poor attendance of 1908 made their feeling knows after the second goal went in and at the final whistle.

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  8. Europa League home tie details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | RTE.ie

    St Patrick's Athletic, Shamrock Rovers and Cork City have confirmed the dates and times for their home ties in the Europa League qualifying round. Pat's will welcome Luxembourg side AS Jeunesse Esch to Inchicore on Tuesday, 28 June with kick-off at 7.45pm for the first leg.

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  9. Europea League Football: Glenavon face trip to Iceland in first round qualifyingRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Fermanagh Today

    Irish Cup winners Glenavon will play Grasshoppers of Zurich if they get past FK Reykjavik in the first round qualifying in the Europa League. And Cliftonville will face a trip to Luxembourg, against Differdange, with a likely tie against Larnaca on offer for the winners.

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  10. Reggae boy orgill nets seventh goal, tops VeikkausliigaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    REGGAE Boy Dever Orgill registered his seventh goal from 10 starts in 11 appearances, to move atop the scoring table in the Finnish Veikkausliiga yesterday. The 26-year-old resumed club duties after a brief, but respectable stint with the national outfit at the ongoing Copa America Centenario in the United States.

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  11. Darkside Barbell Powerlifters shine at European ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Eight representatives from Darkside Barbell Powerlifting enjoyed a successful European Championships as they helped Team GB to a gaggle of medals. DBP, who train out of Bulldog Power & Strength Gym in High Wycombe, also broke multiple world and European records at the tournament which took place in Rovaniemi, Finland.

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  12. Spotlight: Arctic tourism booming, self-regulation necessaryRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Among the mysterious and romantic attractions are aurora borealis, polar bears, the Arctic Ocean, ice hotels, Santa Claus, indigenous culture, and various snow activities. The Finnish Lapland, for example, used to be inhabited only by Sami people who raise reindeer for a living.

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  13. Glowing antlers failed, so Finns try app to save reindeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Erie Times News

    Fluorescent paint makes the antlers of a reindeer shine, in this photo dated February 15, 2014, after Finnish herders painted the animal in an attempt at halting the thousands of road deaths of the roaming caribou in Rovaniemi, the wilds of Finland's Lapland. This novel attempt to reduce the annual 4,000 reindeer road deaths was not successful, so in a pilot project announced Wednesday June 8, 2016, drivers of heavy transport vehicles are being offered a reindeer warning app for their mobile devices, to warn them of nearby reindeer.

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  14. Is smoking during pregnancy tied to offspring's schizophrenia risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KFVS12

    "This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and schizophrenia," said study author Dr. Solja Niemela. She is a professor of psychiatry and addiction medicine at the University of Oulu, Lapland Hospital District, in Rovaniemi, Finland.

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  15. Study Links Smoking During Pregnancy to Baby's SchizophreniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Health.com

    "This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and schizophrenia," said study author Dr. Solja Niemela. She is a professor of psychiatry and addiction medicine at the University of Oulu, Lapland Hospital District, in Rovaniemi, Finland.

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  16. Ransford Osei scores first goal in FOUR yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Former Ghana youth forward Ransford Osei ended his four-year wait to end his goal drought by scoring in the Finnish top-flight on Saturday. The 26-year-old had not scored in a competitive game since scoring for Bloemfontein Celtic in March 2012 but came off the bench to net a consolation goal for Rops Rovaniemi in the Finnish Veikkausliiga.

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  17. Europe's largest goldmine allowed to expand despite leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Times of India

    Europe's largest goldmine will be allowed to increase its production by 45 percent despite a recent toxic leak, Finland's High Court ruled on Friday. The mine, located in Kittila in Finland's northern wilderness, is owned by Canada-based Agnico Eagle Mines.

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  18. Founder of anti-immigrant - Soldiers of Odin' sentenced for assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Peninsula

    HELSINKI: A Finnish court handed down a suspended sentence of 18 months on Wednesday to one of the founders of the anti-immigrant 'Soldiers of Odin' group for assaulting a man last June. The Soldiers of Odin, founded late last year by a group of young men in the northern Finnish town of Kemi, have patrolled the streets of cities in Finland and other Nordic and Baltic countries, saying they want to protect locals from immigrants.

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  19. The 9 most expensive major countries in Europe to be a motherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A child slides on snow in front of the Santa Claus' Office in Santa Claus' Village on the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, northern Finland. However, when you drill down whether there is a gap between the take home pay and living cost burdens between genders, the data tells a different story.

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  20. Unimog as a FoodtruckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | EMercedesBenz

    The inhabitants of Finland have a reputation for being the somewhat unconventional folk of northern Europe with some unusual habits. Sauna championships or berry-picking competitions are just some of the disciplines which are practised there with great commitment.

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