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News Finland » Ostrobothnia: Tuesday's papers: Intelligence gathering, mental health, pricy pandas, rules and more rules

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The arrival of two giant pandas from China who have taken up residence at the Ähtäri Zoo in Southern Ostrobothnia has create a stir some ... At the beginning of last year Finland's state alcohol Alko began demanding proof of age at retail shops from ...

News Finland » Ostrobothnia: Skiing skills on thin ice for some Finnish conscripts

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In Southern Ostrobothnia we use similar skis so these army ones are ... While skiing is widely considered a national skill in Finland, there are always some who require more lessons than others, said Valle Viertola, a corporal in Vuosanka in the Kainuu ...

News Finland » Ostrobothnia: 'Reindeer rebellion' in central Finland

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Locals in central Finland are campaigning to have reindeer corralled all year round in a dispute with traditional herders. In what's been described by national broadcaster Yle as a "reindeer rebellion", people living in North Ostrobothnia and Kainuu ...

News Finland » Ostrobothnia: Finland uncovers large drug smuggling chain

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Publication date: Wednesday 04 May 2016

The case was investigated by the police departments of Helsinki, Ostrobothnia, Central Finland and Oulu in cooperation with Finnish Customs. The Finnish police announced Wednesday it had uncovered a major drug trafficking chain which had smuggled a large ...