The borders prevent the poor from entering inside, not from the rich to go out.
— Eero Suvilehto
 Finlandia
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    Finlandia, la 'Grecia del Nord' rialza la testa

    Qualcuno, nel momento di crisi più acuta, si è affrettato a definirla la “Grecia del Nord” altri invece la consideravano più semplicemente l’anello debole della locomotiva scandinava. Oggi però la Finlandia sembra aver superato un periodo di forti turbolenze durante il quale si è verificata una brusca frenata del PIL che, ...

  • Fotos que retratam o cotidiano da extinta União Soviética ganham mostra no Rio

    A vida cotidiana da extinta União Soviética, retratada por seis fotógrafos de renome internacional, alguns deles lidando com os limites impostos pela censura do regime comunista, pode ser vista em uma exposição inaugurada na noite de hoje (14) no Paço Imperial, no centro do Rio. Realizada em parceria com o ...

  • Många strävar efter självständighet

    Det är inte bara Katalonien som vill ha självstyre. I Europa finns en rad regioner där självständighetsrörelser är verksamma, om än med olika framgång. Sápmi Samerna lever i fyra olika länder: Sverige (ner till norra Dalarna), Norge, Finland och Rysslan

  • Skid-VM i Lahtis blev förlustaffär

    Skid-VM i finska Lahtis i februari blev en stor förlustaffär för det finska skidförbundet som var delägare i arrangörsbolaget Lahti Events. Enligt det finska tv-bolaget Yle så uppgick förbundets skulder i bolaget till 2,8 miljoner euro, cirka 27 miljone

  • European governments return nearly 10,000 Afghans to risk of death and torture - Amnesty

    Source: Amnesty International Country: Afghanistan, Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandA new report details harrowing cases of Afghans who have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or left to fear being persecuted for their ...

  • Bullying and suicide: What's the connection?

    Bullying, as many people know, can be a tremendously painful experience for a young person. The point has been driven home over the last decade by stories about teens like Phoebe Prince or Amanda Todd, who killed themselves after experiencing bullying.Recently, the parents of eight-year-old Gabriel Taye filed a federal ...

  • Two dead, six hurt in Finland knife attack

    Updated 8.35pm A man with a knife killed two people and wounded at least six in a stabbing rampage in a market square in the Finnish city of Turku today, police said. Police shot the suspected attacker in the leg and arrested him. They said they had yet to establish the ...

  • Updated (3): Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead

    A man stabbed eight people today in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack.A suspect — a man whose identity was not known — was being ...

  • Malta’s GDP per capita at 95% of EU average

    When Malta accessed the EU in 2004, its GDP per capita was somewhere around 65% of the EU’s average. Since then, other, and poorer, nations have joined and Malta’s GDP has improved. According to a Eurostat release this week, it is now at 95% of the EU average, beaten by ...

  • Malta’s vacant seat in plenary EU migrant debate disappoints MEPs

    Last Tuesday, an important European Union debate on migration was not attended by any representative from Malta. MEPs disappointedly noted the absence of a representative from the current European Council, Malta. Dutch politician Jeroen Lenears, an MEP from the European People’s Party said it was “a shame” that there was ...

  • Swedbank categorises Malta as ‘high risk’, leaked e-mails show

    Swedbank AB, a major international player with 9.5 million retail customers and 622,000 corporate customers, is now considering Malta to be a ‘high risk’ category, e-mails leaked to The Malta Independent on Sunday shows.A client who attempted to have a bank account opened with Swedbank in connection with a company ...