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3 hrs ago | Financial Times

Kullervo, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland

Aulis Sallinen's dark, lush score resonates in the main hall of Olavinlinna Castle as though the space had been built with 20th-century opera in mind.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Arts, Opera, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Symphony

5 hrs ago | Newsroom Finland

Finland sings crayfish-party praises

All fun and games: Hats, bibs, songs and bright red miniature lobsters contribute to the festivities at a traditional crayfish party.

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7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Feature: Ambitious Finnish project looks to lead storage systems for clean energy

Finland has been a straggler in the race to exploit renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Police investigate whether to bring criminal charges over nickel leak in Finland

A maximum sentence of six years in prison could be leveled at those responsible for the chemical leak earlier this month from a mine operated by Norilsk Nickel in southwest Finland.

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Science Daily

Refined biological evolution model proposed

Models for the evolution of life try to clarify the long term dynamics of an evolving system of species.

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Psychology Today

Can Marriage Affect Your Heart Attack Risk?

According to the research gathered in book The Case for Marriage by Waite and Gallagher, enjoying your adult life in the bosom of a healthy marriage improves positive feelings of well-being, decreases loneliness , reduces emotional distress, offers a more satisfying sexual life, keeps you physically healthier and enhances your financial condition.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Finland Travel, Europe Travel

GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Sanoma's Q2 2014 webcast on 25 July 2014

Sanoma will publish its Interim Report 1 January - 30 June 2014 on Friday, 25 July 2014 at around 8:30 Finnish time .

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Light Reading

Anritsu Boasts eMBMS Advantage

Anritsu, a global leader in wireless telecommunications test equipment, announces that it is the market's leading supplier of the first industry approved protocol conformance test cases for mobile devices capable of receiving evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services broadcasts.

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BBC News

Phone app to stop drivers texting

As texting at the wheel becomes an increasing concern, scientists in Finland say they've come up with a way of getting drivers to concentrate on the road.

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The Straits Times

5 things about Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe,...

In the tragic MH17 crash on Thursday, 193 Dutch victims were killed. The bodies, however, remain in the hands of the Ukrainian rebels.

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AndhraNews

Alma Manu planning to reorganise its distribution operations in Pirkanmaa

Alma Manu, the printing and distribution company of Alma Media, is planning to reorganise its distribution and transport network.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Reven d'Amour wins Finland's Prix Saint Michel

I International 140,000 purse Prix Saint Michel , contested over 1609 meters at the fast Mikkeli Finland racetrack.

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PsychCentral

Antipsychotic Drugs Linked to Decrease in Brain Volume

A new study has confirmed a link between antipsychotic drugs and a slight, but measurable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia .

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Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

West Australian

Finland cashes in on cold by luring data storage firms

With freezing winters where the mercury can sink well below zero and cool summers, Finland will never be a destination of choice for the world's sun-seekers.

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Nerve News

Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline

Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alzheimer's, Health, Geriatric Medicine, Medicine

Examiner.com

Six surprising places to propose in the Baltic

You ask The One to marry you in a creative over-the-top locale. She says yes. Congratulations, read no further.

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WBNS

Today In History, July 19

Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Teacher essay: Finland's broader approach to special education

Editor's note: Patti White, who teaches sixth grade at Morningside Elementary in Holladay, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University's Center for the Study of Europe.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AlertNet

The EU, UNISDR, and the OECD present their peer review on ...

From left: Elizabeth Longworth, Director of UNISDR; StA©phane Jacobzone, Deputy Head of Division at OECD; Florika Fink-Hooijer, Director at ECHO; PA ivi Kairamo Finnish Ambassador; Antti RytA vuori, Minister, Depute Permanent Representative to the Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva Following the UK, Finland is the second country to have ... (more)

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Hispanic Business

Suominen Corporation's Interim Report for January 1 - June 30, 2014: ...

Suominen Corporation's Interim Report for January 1 - June 30, 2014: Suominen sets focus on nonwovens; operating profit excluding non-recurring items improved 27% Helsinki, Finland, 2014-07-18 07:30 CEST -- Suominen Corporation Interim Report 18 July 2014 at 8:30am SUOMINEN CORPORATION'S INTERIM REPORT FOR : SUOMINEN SETS FOCUS ON NONWOVENS; ... (more)

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