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CNNMoney: Vacation? No thanks, bossupdated: Fri May 18 2012 05:48:00

Dubbed the "no vacation nation," the United States lags behind most other developed countries when it comes to vacation days. But Americans don't seem to mind.

Man arrested after Finland school shootingupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 07:54:00

Finnish authorities arrested a man Friday after he fired six shots through a school classroom door and shot an office worker in the hand in two separate incidents, police said.

Europe: A continent in crisisupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 11:21:00

European Union ministers struggle to contain a debt crisis that could engulf an entire continent.

Finland's former finance minister victorious in presidential electionupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 16:38:00

Former Finnish Finance Minister Sauli Niinisto emerged victorious in the nation's presidential election Sunday, according to preliminary results.

Pro-euro candidate leads Finland presidential vote updated: Sun Jan 22 2012 15:37:00

Two pro-euro candidates appeared headed for a February runoff in Finland's presidential race after a first round of voting Sunday, according to complete results.

15 hotels to stay in before you dieupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 08:19:00

Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have.

CNNMoney: Finland's deal won't stop Greek bailoutupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:32:00

Amid worries that the latest bailout for Greece could unravel, Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday that Finland's objections will not derail the rescue effort.

Why Finland matters to U.S. educationupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 09:52:00

How did Finland's education system go from among the worst to the best? CNN.com contributor LZ Ganderson takes a look.

West Virginia learns Finland's 'most honorable profession': Teacherupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 09:52:00

When newly minted West Virginia Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Paine told parents, teachers and educators in 2005 that he wanted to use Finland as a model for their education system, he got a lot of blank stares: Finland? What, people asked, does West Virginia have to do with Finland?

CNNMoney: Stocks: Earnings, economy, Europe in focusupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 08:44:00

U.S. stocks were poised to start Monday in the red, as investors faced new concerns about the global economy, while awaiting quarterly results from more than 110 members of the S&P 500 this week.

Finland's nuclear waste bunker built to last 100,000 yearsupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 09:48:00

It's one of the great questions of our age: What to do with nuclear waste?

Be a rock star, no instrument neededupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 06:23:00

Contestants rock out with air guitars as they compete to become the "UK Air Guitar Champion."

Axe-travaganza! Air guitar festival strikes a chord for 15th yearupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 06:23:00

It used to be that air guitar was the exclusive domain of zit-faced teenage boys in the privacy of their rooms -- and maybe that's where it should have stayed.

Finland approves new nuclear reactorsupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 14:15:00

Finland's parliament Thursday approved the construction of two new nuclear reactors, a foreign ministry representative told CNN.

First nation makes broadband access a legal rightupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 11:10:00

Finland has become the first country in the world to make broadband internet access a legal right for all citizens.

Cheese boosts immune system of the elderlyupdated: Fri May 14 2010 11:08:00

Eating cheese boosts the immune system of older people, according to a new study by scientists in Finland.

What's new in Scandinavia in 2010updated: Tue Mar 23 2010 13:31:00

In the coming year, travelers to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Scandinavia's Baltic neighbor, Estonia, will find fun new innovations that many have come to expect from these creative Nordic countries. And most of the action is taking place in their capital cities, where new sights and exciting events are sure to keep visitors entertained.

SI.com: Michael Farber: U.S., Canada must maintain focusupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 13:59:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- When asked if could pinpoint Slovakia on a map, Team Canada defenseman Dan Boyle immediately blurted, "Umm, right next to the Czech Republic. I know it used to be part of Czechoslovakia, right? So I'll say close to the Czech Republic."

SI.com: Richard Deitsch: Daily Olympic Briefing, Feb. 24updated: Wed Feb 24 2010 13:29:00

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Armageddon comes early to the two biggest and two best hockey nations in the planet. So proclaims SI's Michael Farber about today's leave-town quarterfinal between Russia and Canada. "At 4:45 p.m. Vancouver time Wednesday -- that's 3:45 a.m. Thursday in Moscow, so set those alarms in your dacha -- the most compelling game of the tournament (with apologies to Team USA) will commence," says Farber. "This is Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby. This is Hockey Night in Canada vs. Hockey Morning on the Volga. This is Mike Babcock vs. Slava Bykov, two of the best bench coaches in the world. This is 38 years of vibrant history, oozing respect and antipathy."

SI.com: Men's Olympic hockey scheduleupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 03:13:00

United States vs. Switzerland, 3 p.m. Russia vs. Canada, 7:30 p.m. Finland vs. Czech Republic, 10 p.m. Sweden vs. Slovakia, 12 mid.

Finland mall shooting spreeupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 16:40:00

Police in Finland say a man killed his ex-girlfriend and four others Thursday before committing suicide.

Gunman kills 5 in Finnish mall shooting spreeupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 16:40:00

A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping center near the Finnish capital of Helsinki Thursday, leaving four people dead, police said.

SI.com: Allan Muir: A Flame who won't be missed, NHL deal of the year, more notesupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 15:50:00

The thoughts that drifted through my head as the tryptophan kicked in:

Fast Internet access becomes a legal right in Finlandupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 08:01:00

Finland has become the first country in the world to declare broadband Internet access a legal right.

Hijacked cargo ship crew back in Russiaupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 08:38:00

Crew members from a hijacked Russian ship landed in Moscow on Thursday, nearly a month after it was commandeered off the coast of Finland.

Long-lost World War II sub found off Swedish coastupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 18:03:00

Lighthouse keeper J.A. Eckerman was the last person to see World War II Soviet submarine S-2 before it sank in January 1940 between Sweden and Finland.

Rwandan to face genocide charges in Finlandupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 07:04:00

Finnish prosecutors will file genocide charges against a Rwandan man in the killings of 15 people during Rwanda's ethnic cleansing bloodbath in 1994, authorities said Monday.

Major deadly attacks at schoolsupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 08:06:00

A shooting rampage by a 17-year-old former student that has left at least 10 dead at a school in Winnenden, Germany is the latest in a series of attacks in education institutions. Here some of the major incidents.

Study: Paying more for alcohol saves livesupdated: Thu Nov 13 2008 16:56:00

Higher taxes on alcohol can make a night out more expensive but could save lives, according to a study released Thursday.

Time.com: UPM Closes Mills, Cuts 700 Jobs in Finland updated: Thu Nov 06 2008 04:30:00

The world's largest magazine paper maker, UPM-Kymmene Corp. ,said Thursday it will close two mills in Finland by year-end and ax 700 jobs.

The art of journaling as you travelupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 10:30:00

Travel can make you a poet. Travel can be spiritual. You meet people on the road you'd never meet otherwise. Traveling rearranges your cultural furniture; challenging truths you assumed were self-evident and God-given. By traveling, you learn not only about the people and places you visit -- you learn about yourself.

Time.com: Threats Spark Panic Among Students in Finlandupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 12:00:00

Bomb threats and a flurry of menacing mobile phone messages sparked panic Thursday among students in Finland, as fears grew that copycat attacks would follow the nation's second school massacre in 10 months

Finnish police identify massacre victimsupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 14:16:00

Police in Finland have identified the 10 victims in Tuesday's college shooting as eight female students, a male student and a male teacher.

Time.com: Gunman Kills 9 at School in Finland, Then Selfupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 12:00:00

A masked gunman whose violent YouTube postings prompted police to bring him in for questioning opened fire Tuesday at his trade school in western Finland, killing nine people before shooting himself in the head

Klose hat-trick rescues Germany in Finlandupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 16:19:00

Prolific striker Mirolsav Klose rescued Germany with a hat-trick as they grabbed a 3-3 draw against Finland in Helsinki on Wednesday night.

F1 recharges its batteriesupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 10:19:00

Formula One may be on its summer break, but for the drivers even a trip home means a lot of time in the gym.

Impressive Loeb takes Finnish Rally leadupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 16:29:00

Four-time defending world champion Sebastien Loeb posted the fastest times on 10 of the 11 special stages on Friday to take a 14.4-second lead over Mikko Hirvonen after the first day in the Rally Finland.

U.S.-Finland shooting ties?updated: Mon Nov 12 2007 14:58:00

Finnish officials reportedly suspect a link between a school shooter there and a U.S. teen. CNN's Jim Acosta reports

Finland in mourning after fatal school shootingupdated: Thu Nov 08 2007 11:25:00

Flags in Finland were flying at half-staff Thursday and government workers observed three minutes of silence a day after a teenager opened fire at his high school, killing eight people before fatally turning the gun on himself.

Teen dead who opened fire on Finnish classmates, police say updated: Wed Nov 07 2007 20:05:00

An 18-year-old authorities say shot eight people inside his high school in southern Finland, before turning the gun on himself, has died, police said.

Time.com: 7 Dead in Finland School Shootingupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 10:05:00

At least seven people were killed Wednesday after an 18-year-old man opened fire at a high school in southern Finland

Ronaldo's stunner rescues Portugalupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:57:00

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an outstanding equalizer to help Portugal draw 1-1 away to Armenia in their Euro 2008 qualifier on Wednesday.

People.com: Pamela Anderson's Latest Venture: Strip Clubs?updated: Mon Jun 25 2007 08:12:00

Pamela Anderson has jetted to Finland to find her roots - and has happened upon a unique business idea.

Finland and Norway lucky in drawupdated: Tue May 15 2007 16:36:00

Finland and Norway were handed extra UEFA Cup places next season following a Fair Play draw by UEFA on Tuesday.

Czechs, U.S. and Russians all win updated: Sun Apr 29 2007 17:18:00

The Czech Republic, the reigning world silver medallists, made it two wins out of two in Group B of the world championships with a confident 6-1 thumping of Austria on Sunday.

Lappi wins shortened jump openerupdated: Fri Nov 24 2006 14:25:00

Finland's Arttu Lappi won the World Cup ski jumping opener in Ruka on Friday but the event was reduced to one jump because of strong winds and heavy snow.

Portugal beaten by Smolarek doubleupdated: Wed Oct 11 2006 15:14:00

A first half double by striker Ebi Smolarek gave Poland a shock 2-1 win over Group A favorites Portugal in their Euro 2008 qualifier on Wednesday.

Czechs celebrate extra time strikeupdated: Thu May 18 2006 15:07:00

Zbynek Irgl's goal late in extra time gave the Czech Republic a dramatic 4-3 victory over Russia on Thursday, sending the titleholders into a world championship semifinal with Finland.

Finland claim top spot from Czechsupdated: Tue May 09 2006 17:00:00

Petteri Nummelin scored with 72 seconds left as Finland fought back to draw 3-3 with the Czech Republic and clinch top spot in Group A at the world championships on Tuesday.

Finnish league throw out Allianssiupdated: Thu Mar 30 2006 11:34:00

Allianssi Vantaa have been thrown out of the Finnish first division due to financial problems after an appeal against the withdrawal of their licence failed.

Chinese man to face fixing chargeupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 13:52:00

Belgian police intend to charge a Chinese businessman who they believe is the key figure in their match-fixing investigation.

Canadians and U.S. are bundled outupdated: Thu Feb 23 2006 03:28:00

The Olympic ice hockey tournament underwent a seismic shakeup when reigning champions Canada and 2002 silver medallists the United States were bundled out of the tournament.

Czechs cruise into play-off placeupdated: Wed Oct 12 2005 14:30:00

The Czech Republic secured a place in the World Cup playoffs after beating Finland 3-0 in the their final Group One qualifier.

Hodgson confirmed as Finland coachupdated: Thu Aug 18 2005 12:49:00

Roy Hodgson has been confirmed as the new coach of the Finland national side.

Business 2.0: Must-Text TVupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

On a recent spring evening near the coast in Helsinki, Vesku Paananen spent hour after hour sending text messages to his television. It's lonely on the dark side of the 60th parallel, but Paananen ...

Van Persie inspires Dutch victoryupdated: Wed Jun 08 2005 13:39:00

Substitute Robin van Persie scored one and created another two as the Netherlands produced a late surge to beat Finland 4-0 to remain top of World Cup qualifying Group One.

Business 2.0: A Blueprint for Successupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

I recently listened in as the head of the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group complained on a local radio talk show that the tech industry needs less taxation and more investment in education to com...

Cocu sends Dutch on way to victoryupdated: Sat Mar 26 2005 15:18:00

A goal after 38 seconds from Phillip Cocu and one for debutant Ryan Babel six minutes from time gave the Netherlands a huge 2-0 World Cup Group One qualifying win over Romania in Bucharest.

Forssell forced out for six monthsupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 11:00:00

Finland striker Mikael Forssell's knee injury is more serious than first thought and he will be out for around six months.

Eloranta puts Finns in semifinalsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2004 16:30:00

A late goal by Mikko Eloranta helped strong favorites Finland scrape past Germany 2-1 in the World Cup of ice hockey, sending the Finns through to the semifinals in North America later this week.

Gronholm powers to win in Finlandupdated: Sun Aug 08 2004 07:16:00

Peugeot's Marcus Gronholm powered to victory in the Rally of Finland, finishing 34.7 seconds ahead of Ford's Markko Martin.

Fortune: Board Meeting at 4; Nudity Required Finland, where the glass ceiling is a sauna door.updated: Mon Oct 06 2003 00:01:00

It's certainly awkward when your boss walks by naked as a jaybird at the gym. Do you wave? Give a cool nod? Where do you look? Now imagine this: You, your boss, and a whole bunch of your colleagues...

Fortune: Pekka Ala-Pietila President, Nokiaupdated: Mon Nov 26 2001 00:01:00

As president of Nokia, headquartered in Espoo, Finland, Ala-Pietila steers a telecom giant whose largest market is the U.S., whose fastest-growing market is China, and whose cellular phones are man...

Fortune: Finland's First Billionaire Isn't Who You Think SURPRISE! HE DOESN'T WORK AT NOKIAupdated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

In the global market for software that fends off viruses and hackers, Risto Siilasmaa is an upstart--small fry. In his home of Finland, the CEO of security software maker F-Secure is something else...

Fortune: We See the Future, and It's Finland PHONES, PLANES, AND DICKENS ON IPOSupdated: Mon Aug 16 1999 00:01:00

"Brazil is the country of the future and always will be"--that line is at least 80 years old, which just shows how true it is. The real country of the future, it now seems clear, is Finland, the mo...

Money Magazine: If I buy my ex-wife's share of our home, will I forfeit a major tax break?updated: Thu Jul 01 1999 00:01:00

Q. My wife and I are divorcing. Originally, I planned to buy my wife's share of the house for $300,000 and continue living there with our daughter. (We purchased the house for $200,000 but it's now...

Fortune: OPPORTUNITY IN THE BALTICS Free again, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania must switch to a market economy -- fast. They're out to beupdated: Mon Oct 21 1991 00:01:00

FROM THE HOT WAR of the 1940s through all the Cold War years, the three Baltic states have remained almost a fixation in certain quarters of what we used to call the free world. In Western Europe a...

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