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Finland retains title as world's happiest country

For the fourth year running, Finland has come out on top in the annual list powered by data from the Gallup World Poll, with Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, and the Netherlands following in second, third, fourth and fifth position …

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New COVID-19 strain found in Finland

The Finnish coronavirus strain appears to be the most recently discovered variant over the past several months across the world, though almost all of them are somewhat similar to the British, South African, Brazilian or Japanese variants. …

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Nurmagomedov defeats Kvarnstrom at first round

Yesterday, at the UAE Warriors 12 tournament in Abu Dhabi, Russian Usman Nurmagomedov met with Finnish Jerry Kvarnstrom. The fight did not last long - Nurmagomedov crushed his opponent at the first round, ending the fight ahead of …

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Trump once asked if Finland was part of Russia - media

U.S. President Donald Trump has wondered whether Finland was part of Russia and expressed interest in invading Venezuela, according to John Bolton's upcoming memoir. Trump's former national security adviser describes the …

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Finnair to extend furloughs to March 2021

National carrier Finnair has said that it intends to extend a programme of temporary layoffs caused by the coronavirus crisis to the end of March 2021. The announcement came following the conclusion of codetermination talks on Friday. The talks …

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Former Finnish president has coronavirus

Finland’s former president Martti Ahtisaari, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s office said. “The infection was confirmed on Monday, March …

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Vac­cines to help with cancer

The pre-immunization acquired through common childhood vaccines can be used to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment, according to a new research from University of Helsinki published in the Cancer Research magazine. Professor Vincenzo …

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New coronavirus infection confirmed in Helsinki

The Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS) said on Friday evening that a second patient this week had tested positive for novel coronavirus. The patient is said to be a working-age Finnish woman, YLE News reported. The patient …

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