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# finland - Thursday 26 October, 2017

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Oct 26th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,927 Views 0 Comments

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

# finland - Monday 21 August, 2017

Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah
# Turku
# Turku

Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

Aug 21st 2017, 2:55 PM 10,452 Views 0 Comments

Two people were killed and eight were injured in the attack in the southwestern port of Turkuon last Friday.

# finland - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Finland terror incident: Attacker 'especially targeted women'
# Turku
# Turku

Finland terror incident: Attacker 'especially targeted women'

Aug 19th 2017, 5:10 PM 34,218 Views 154 Comments

Eight people were stabbed before police shot the attacker.

# finland - Friday 18 August, 2017

Two dead and six injured in Finland stabbing incident
# Turku
# Turku

Two dead and six injured in Finland stabbing incident

Aug 18th 2017, 3:03 PM 94,417 Views 207 Comments

Police said they had shot a man in the leg and arrested him following the incident.

# finland - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert
# Hellsinki
# Hellsinki

Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert

Apr 30th 2017, 11:30 AM 12,837 Views 11 Comments

The glam rock band are due to play a gig in the Finnish capital on 4 May.

# finland - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Finland's mild-mannered Prime Minister flies himself around the globe
# Pilot's Licence
# Pilot's Licence

Finland's mild-mannered Prime Minister flies himself around the globe

Apr 9th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,312 Views 18 Comments

Juha Sipilad is committed to austerity – and saving taxpayers’ money.

# finland - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,545 Views 57 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# finland - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds
# Finland
# Finland

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:54 PM 7,455 Views 4 Comments

Karelian Diamond is hoping to develop its first commercial diamond mine in Finland.

# finland - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

This brilliant sign welcoming visitors to wintry Helsinki has gone viral
# Finland
From The Daily Edge
# Finland

This brilliant sign welcoming visitors to wintry Helsinki has gone viral

Dec 6th 2016, 8:11 AM 13,532 Views 1 Comment

“Nobody in their right mind would come to Helsinki in November”

# finland - Monday 5 December, 2016

"Something like this is inexplicable": Finnish town in shock after three women shot dead
# Shotgun Attack
# Shotgun Attack

"Something like this is inexplicable": Finnish town in shock after three women shot dead

Dec 5th 2016, 8:29 AM 13,420 Views 9 Comments

Police believe the 23-year-old suspect acted alone, and that there was no extremist motive.

# finland - Monday 17 October, 2016

Sharon Osbourne forgot the name of her own act on The X Factor and it was mortifying
# Finland
From The Daily Edge
# Finland

Sharon Osbourne forgot the name of her own act on The X Factor and it was mortifying

Oct 17th 2016, 8:10 AM 5,528 Views 2 Comments

You literally have one job, Sharon.

# finland - Friday 23 September, 2016

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital
# Cot Death
# Cot Death

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital

Sep 23rd 2016, 1:53 PM 42,104 Views 36 Comments

The use of these boxes has been credited with helping reduce infant mortality rates in Finland.

# finland - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Finland is testing out these box-shaped buses that drive themselves
# Easy Does It
# Easy Does It

Finland is testing out these box-shaped buses that drive themselves

Aug 18th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,785 Views 49 Comments

The vehicles can transport up to ten people at a time but only travel at 9.6kmh.

# finland - Sunday 19 June, 2016

At least 13 children drown in Russia lake tragedy
# Summer Camp
# Summer Camp

At least 13 children drown in Russia lake tragedy

Jun 19th 2016, 7:21 PM 23,907 Views 8 Comments

The group were taking part in a summer camp close to the lake.

# finland - Monday 6 June, 2016

Ireland's Group E opponents Italy head to Euros on back of convincing win
# Finding Form
From The42
# Finding Form

Ireland's Group E opponents Italy head to Euros on back of convincing win

Jun 6th 2016, 10:03 PM 9,715 Views 6 Comments

Antonio Candreva and Daniele di Rossi were on target against Finland for Antonio Conte’s side.

# finland - Friday 3 June, 2016

Irish women's Euros hopes all but ended by Finland rout
# Hammer Blow
From The42
# Hammer Blow

Irish women's Euros hopes all but ended by Finland rout

Jun 3rd 2016, 7:06 PM 5,009 Views 2 Comments

Sue Ronan’s side desperately needed to claim the three points in Valkeakoski.

# finland - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man found guilty of war crime after posing for photo with decapitated head of IS fighter
# Finland
# Finland

Man found guilty of war crime after posing for photo with decapitated head of IS fighter

Mar 21st 2016, 10:27 AM 24,188 Views 31 Comments

Jebbar Salman Ammar, 29, had posted three images on Facebook of himself with the head of a fighter.

# finland - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group
# Finland
# Finland

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

Feb 10th 2016, 1:45 PM 19,258 Views 56 Comments

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

# finland - Thursday 5 November, 2015

The Nokia 3310 is going to get its own emoji soon
# Nokia 3310
# Nokia 3310

The Nokia 3310 is going to get its own emoji soon

Nov 5th 2015, 9:30 AM 13,556 Views 17 Comments

It’s part of Finland’s tourism board releasing its own set of themed emojis.

# finland - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Northern Ireland sign off on qualifying campaign by finishing top of Group F
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

Northern Ireland sign off on qualifying campaign by finishing top of Group F

Oct 11th 2015, 7:48 PM 5,514 Views 2 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s side took on Finland today.

# finland - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients
# Finland
# Finland

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

Oct 1st 2015, 7:47 AM 25,666 Views 16 Comments

His victims were aged between 74 and 100 and some suffered from dementia or a physical disability.

# finland - Friday 18 September, 2015

Stephanie Roche: 'My biggest challenge was to prove to myself that I was a good player'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Stephanie Roche: 'My biggest challenge was to prove to myself that I was a good player'

Sep 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 7,309 Views 11 Comments

The Irish striker is feeling rejuvenated after her disappointing spell in the US.

# finland - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Santa Claus has filed for bankruptcy
# Bah Humbug
# Bah Humbug

Santa Claus has filed for bankruptcy

Aug 20th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,871 Views 16 Comments

We have 126 days.

# finland - Monday 13 July, 2015

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash
# Olympic Feat
# Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Jul 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 10,773 Views 23 Comments

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

# finland - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures
# Do As We Say
# Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Jul 12th 2015, 9:20 PM 55,530 Views 173 Comments

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# finland - Monday 15 June, 2015

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer
# Murder
# Murder

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer

Jun 15th 2015, 4:06 PM 16,545 Views 15 Comments

The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.

# finland - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Finland's navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn't know what it was)

Finland's navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn't know what it was)

Apr 28th 2015, 2:58 PM 21,081 Views 46 Comments

Was it a bird? Was it a plane? Probably not, seeing as it was underwater.

# finland - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Once dubbed 'the next Pele,' Freddy Adu today joined Finnish side Kuopion Palloseura
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Once dubbed 'the next Pele,' Freddy Adu today joined Finnish side Kuopion Palloseura

Mar 28th 2015, 8:25 PM 6,487 Views 11 Comments

The American player was once seen as a wonderkid but has now joined his 11th team in as many years.

Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Mar 28th 2015, 12:01 AM 6,363 Views 21 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# finland - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

This company's meatballs have been renamed 'balls' because, well, there's no meat in them
# New Balls Please
# New Balls Please

This company's meatballs have been renamed 'balls' because, well, there's no meat in them

Mar 11th 2015, 10:50 AM 22,899 Views 27 Comments

At least our burgers had actual horse in them

# finland - Monday 2 March, 2015

Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will represent Finland in the Eurovision
# A First
# A First

Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will represent Finland in the Eurovision

Mar 2nd 2015, 4:48 PM 9,724 Views 23 Comments

The band was formed at a workshop in 2009 for people with disabilities.

# finland - Sunday 19 October, 2014

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland

Oct 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,438 Views 1 Comment

Clever.

# finland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night From The42

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

Oct 12th 2014, 11:19 AM 3,910 Views 2 Comments

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# finland - Friday 3 October, 2014

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness
# Global
# Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 11,797 Views 19 Comments

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

# finland - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling
# Finland
# Finland

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling

Jul 16th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,903 Views 57 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said her human rights had not been violated.

# finland - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too
# Food
# Food

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 292 Views 44 Comments

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

# finland - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...
# Eurotrash
# Eurotrash

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...

May 18th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,761 Views 7 Comments

They’re a crazy bunch on that mainland.

# finland - Thursday 8 May, 2014

8 memorable moments in which we reached peak Eurovision
# Euronly Joking Me
From The Daily Edge
# Euronly Joking Me

8 memorable moments in which we reached peak Eurovision

May 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 22,937 Views 23 Comments

Tinfoil-clad dancers, cowbell interludes and a singing turkey. Only the Eurovision.

# finland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps
# Collector's Item
From The Daily Edge
# Collector's Item

Finland is getting official gay erotica postage stamps

Apr 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 17,762 Views 77 Comments

The stamps will showcase the work of artist and illustrator Tom of Finland.

# finland - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch goes dogging... It's The Dredge
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

Benedict Cumberbatch goes dogging... It's The Dredge

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:45 AM 3,268 Views 0 Comments

Woof. All the best of the day’s celeb dirt.