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Greenpeace to Stage Anti-Nuclear Demonstration in Helsinki

Greenpeace to Stage Anti-Nuclear Demonstration in Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
The threat of a nuclear catastrophe in Japan has given a new voice to nuclear power opponents, who claim that the events show how little is known of nuclear power and its risks. Energy company Fortum says that the situation underscores the importance of security arrangements. http://bit.ly/g3L95v
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Jill Biden visits Finnish school - UPI.com

Jill Biden visits Finnish school - UPI.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, visited a vocational-technical school in Helsinki Tuesday, discussing U.S. and Finnish higher education.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2011/03/08/Jill-Biden-visits-Finnish-school/UPI-38061299593042/#ixzz1GaGYO7xA

ReutersJill Biden visits Finnish schoolUPI.comUPI/Kevin Dietsch HELSINKI, Finland, March 8 (UPI) -- Jill Biden, wife of US Vice ...
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FT.com / FT Magazine - Don’t touch me, I’m British

FT.com / FT Magazine - Don’t touch me, I’m British | Finland | Scoop.it
The French kiss people in greeting but the permitted intimacy does not extend to every country.
In Finland couples will invite friends over for a sauna and everyone will take their clothes off together. At a friend’s house in Helsinki, we all ended up running naked from the sauna to jump into the lake behind the garden, while the neighbours looked on incuriously. Back home again, I tried to explain to a British friend that Finns don’t seem to associate nudity with sex.

(RT @pekkapekkala: FT.com> Back home again, I tried to explain to a British friend that Finns don’t seem to associate nudity with sex. http://on.ft.com/i8D90A)
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Good News from Finland - Interior design shop takes double prize in Chicago

Good News from Finland - Interior design shop takes double prize in Chicago | Finland | Scoop.it
Loviisan Aitta, the Finnish interior design business that operates out of an old barn, has won recognition in an international competition.
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An insult to over a million Finns « Migrant Tales

The “racial” and cultural theories peddled by some members of parties like the True Finns are not only an example of their ignorance of the subject but a rude slap in the face to over a million Finns that live abroad. Many of us are that multicultural “nightmare” that some in this country want to avoid at all costs.
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Playmysong Launches In The US | Mediablogit.com

Playmysong Launches In The US | Mediablogit.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Playmysong is a Helsinki, Finland based startup making every mobile phone a control device for the digital jukebox in a restaurant. Last week the company announced that Overlook NYC bar near Grand Central terminal in New York has become the first venu... (Playmysong Launches In The US: Playmysong is a Helsinki, Finland based startup making every mobile phone a contr... http://bit.ly/fUxvgq)
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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginarium' Tour To Kick Off With One-Off U.S. Show In Los Angeles

NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginarium' Tour To Kick Off With One-Off U.S. Show In Los Angeles | Finland | Scoop.it
Blabbermouth.net is the CNN of heavy metal and hard rock news, reviews and music featuring the latest news, reviews, tour dates, release dates and rss heavy metal and hard rock feeds (NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginarium' Tour To Kick Off With One-Off U.S. Show In Los Angeles: Finnish/Swedish symphonic metal... http://bit.ly/gJmj0l)
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Voting intentions vary greatly across Finland - therapidnews.com

Voting intentions vary greatly across Finland - therapidnews.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish intensions to go and vote in the April general election vary greatly across the country, according to an opinion poll commissioned by the Centre Party published on Monday. According to the poll, 65 per cent of Finns told that they definitely intended to vote.
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Finland Photos From TrekEarth

Finland Photos From TrekEarth | Finland | Scoop.it
Gallery of gorgeous Finland photographs from the TrekEarth community of world-class photographers. Critique photos and add your own. (Amazing photos of Finland at TrekEarth http://fb.me/SKG4iTlE)
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Finland Winter Activity Week and Reindeer Safari  Gap Tours - Vacation Packages, Travel Deals

Finland Winter Activity Week and Reindeer Safari  Gap Tours - Vacation Packages, Travel Deals | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland Winter Activity Week and Reindeer Safari Tour - adventure travel, escorted tours, budget travel tours, vacation packages, and travel deals from Flight Centre; flights, hotels, cruises, and airfare. (European vacations Finland Winter Activity Week and Reindeer Safari http://ow.ly/1bKDrK)
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Finland, Week One - Hyvinkää, Finland Travel Blog

Finland, Week One - Hyvinkää, Finland Travel Blog | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland, Week One: Read the story and see photos of a visit to Hyvinkää, Finland by TravelPod member ryandiotte.
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.members of city council?, a photo from Eastern Finland, South | TrekEarth

.members of city council?, a photo from Eastern Finland, South | TrekEarth | Finland | Scoop.it
This photo from Eastern Finland, South is titled '.members of city council?'.
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Linda Lampenius – Wife, mother and violin virtuoso | Scan Magazine

Linda Lampenius – Wife, mother and violin virtuoso | Scan Magazine | Finland | Scoop.it
In the 1990s Linda Lampenius became known as a striking Pamela Anderson doppelganger with some serious talent when it came to playing the violin. She was internationally famous with a definitive sex symbol status. But this media image might have missed the point, as Lampenius, more than anything else, is and always has been an exceptionally gifted musician. And that is not all that she is. Today, Linda Lampenius-Cullberg is a loving wife, proud mother and successful recording artist. So naturally Scan Magazine jumped at the chance to ask Lampenius about her career highlights.
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Embassy of Finland, Tokyo

Embassy of Finland, Tokyo | Finland | Scoop.it
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has now accounted for all of the over 800 Finnish nationals who are known to be in Japan. They were reached via the Ministry’s crisis management lines and the Facebook and Twitter pages of the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo. Smart SMS services provided another means of contact.
Finnish Embassy in Tokyo, message: www.finland.or.jp (FYI: Finland has a joint project in Sendai) #Japan #quake #Tsunami #Sendai
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Retro Pottery Net: Arabia Finland - Lustre Ware Urn

Retro Pottery Net: Arabia Finland - Lustre Ware Urn | Finland | Scoop.it
#retro #pottery net# 1930's #arabia #finland #lustre ware - #artdeco - superb! http://bit.ly/eIx8O9
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Good News from Finland - Finland takes Veterans’ World Championship gold medal in ski jumping

Good News from Finland - Finland takes Veterans’ World Championship gold medal in ski jumping | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland takes Veterans’ World Championship gold medal in ski jumping: Legendary ski jumper Matti Nykänen has taken gold in the veterans’ World Championship short hill competition in Harrachov in the Czech Republic. The competition attracted some 200 jumpers from all over the world. Nykänen took gold in February’s veterans’ event in Karijoki.... http://bit.ly/h5mZFq
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Finnish Women Reflect at Superwoman in Mirror | Womens eNews

Finnish Women Reflect at Superwoman in Mirror | Womens eNews | Finland | Scoop.it
Women in Finland enjoy such a hardy political reputation that the country's famous wife-carrying contests are treated as something of a national joke. But some women have begun probing their uber image and finding a few puncture points.
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(F.O.A) - Freedom of Association: MAXIS10 Prelude - Nokia and Me : The Story of The Finnish Phone Maker and Me

(F.O.A) - Freedom of Association: MAXIS10 Prelude - Nokia and Me : The Story of The Finnish Phone Maker and Me | Finland | Scoop.it
RT @obefiend: RT @MaxisComms: #Maxis10 Blogger @obefiend tells us his Nokia story before the Nokia E7. Check out his collection - http://ow.ly/4dOh2
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Finnish Peoples and Customs

Finnish Peoples and Customs | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish people have a strong sense of identity,but nothing please them more than to talk about their achievements especially in sports.Finland is an easily accessible country to visit and enter.When I arrived for the very first time it was fairly obvious,to see on meeting Finnish People,that the Finnish customs and manners are clearly European, with only a few Regional and national variations, and attitudes are liberal.
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Helsinki Christmas Market 2010 - Stories - FinlandLive - Finland Community & Forum

Helsinki Christmas Market 2010 - Stories - FinlandLive - Finland Community & Forum | Finland | Scoop.it
Helsinki Christmas Market 2010 Snow
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Rare Exports Finnish Trailer (english)

Rare Exports Official Finnish Theatrical Trailer.This Christmas Everyone Will Believe in Santa Claus.www.rareexportsmovie.comhttp://www.facebook.com/RareExpo...
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Statistics Finland - Consumer Price Index

Statistics Finland - Consumer Price Index | Finland | Scoop.it
Statistics Finland: Inflation 3.3 per cent in February http://dlvr.it/K93Lm
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