Canada's 4-peat bid at Spengler Cup ends in shootout loss to Finland

Jaakko Rissanen scored in the eighth round of a shootout to give Finnish club KalPa Kuopio a 2-1 win over three-time defending champion Canada in the final of the Spengler Cup on Monday. KalPa goalie Denis Godla led his team to a 3-2 shootout win against Canada netminder Zach Fucale and his squad in Davos, […]

Northern Lights: Stunning footage captured over Finland but can they be seen in the UK?

The Northern Lights have been spotted over Finland earlier today. A video filmed the natural phenomenon across the sky in Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland found in Northern Finland. Many in the US would also have been able to see it with residents in northern Illinois on the watch list. Will the lights be spotted […]

Eurovision 2018: Saara Aalto speaks out on music after disappointing Finland result

The former X Factor runner-up represented Finland in this year’s competition, with her acclaimed song Monsters. But despite initial buzz earlier this year and a very positive reception on social media, she finished in 25th place out of 26 countries, one spot behind the United Kingdom’s SuRie. It has also been revealed that she qualified […]

In Finland, there’s a death-defying DIY ice rally for the whole family

Alex King March 29, 2018 Share this article A tiny nation that’s spawned multiple racing World Champions, it’s said the locals learn to drive before they can even walk in Finland. But far from the limelight of the professional circuit, a handful of petrolheads have created a race with community and creativity at pole position. […]

Finland acquires stake in Nokia

(Reuters) – Finland’s government investment arm Solidium has acquired a 3.3 percent stake in Nokia at a cost of about 844 million euros ($ 1.04 billion) to strengthen Finnish influence over the telecom network gear maker. “We believe that this will be a good investment. One must remember that Nokia is Finland’s largest company and […]

An elite networking group that counts professional athletes and fashion executives as members is turning an island off Finland into the next Soho House

SuperShe SuperShe is a women-only international networking club founded by Kristina Roth in 2017. Roth recently bought an island off the coast of Finland as a headquarters for SuperShe and a place for the group to host retreats. SuperShe Island will open to members in June, and later be available for non-SuperShe members and groups […]

An unassuming office building in Finland could have the answers to fighting back Russia’s efforts to destabilize the world

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Finland is leading the way on cyber defense.  But a new 1.5 million euro cybersecurity initiative is flailing as the nature of what it actually accomplishes remains ambiguous.  The European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats is part of a larger effort by NATO and the EU to knit together their members’ expertise […]

From White Walkers in Finland to ‘Wall’ found in Russia: Winter PHOTOS inspire Game of Thrones fans

While Game of Thrones fans brace themselves for the epic TV series to end in 2019, a world of ice and fire can be found beyond Westeros, from the inspired ice hotel in the Finnish Arctic to ‘The Wall’ in Russia’s Far East. Anyone looking for the ultimate GOT experience can now book an ice […]