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    1. October 16, 2014

      Datawatch: women's suffrage

      A hundred years ago, in 1914, just four countries allowed women to vote: New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Norway. Two...

    2. October 15, 2014

      MediaTek strengthens European presence

      MediaTek, the Taiwanese chipmaker, is expanding in Europe with the opening of a Finnish office to develop technology for the...

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    1. October 12, 2014

      India’s challenge on corporate taxation

      Foreign companies are depressingly used to run-ins with the Indian taxman. A string of groups, including Vodafone, IBM and...

    2. October 11, 2014

      Finnish PM calls for ‘strict discipline’ after downgrade

      Finland’s prime minister has called for “strict discipline” in Finnish society after rating agency Standard & Poor’s cut its...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      October 10, 2014

      Getting ready for Russian Grand Prix

      Laszlo Balogh/Reuters Ferrari Formula One mechanics push the car of Kimi Raikkonen of Finland during the first free practice...

    4. FT Tech Hub

      October 9, 2014

      Could Best Fiends achieve what Angry Birds hasn't?

      Angry Birds may be in free fall but two of the executives most responsible for its success are spreading their wings. Just...

    5. October 9, 2014

      Russia and the west should stop punishing one another

      Call me Finlandised but there must be a better way than sanctions. Russia and the west are competing over who can hurt the...

    6. Nick Butler

      October 8, 2014

      Hinkley Point: the nuclear winners and losers

        © Matt Cardy/Getty Images The EU approval of the nuclear development at Hinkley Point marks an important, if not decisive,...

    7. October 7, 2014

      Nokia to mothball India plant in tax row

      Nokia plans to shut down production at its Indian factory following a long-running battle with the country’s government over...

    8. October 7, 2014

      Incoming EU jobs and growth chief defends stance on austerity

      The former Finnish prime minister tasked with restoring growth and employment to the EU sought on Tuesday to convince the...

    9. October 6, 2014

      Scandinavia: Cool designs, hot property

      On the roof of Gothenburg’s newest hotel, two hives of bees are busy processing the nectar from the late summer flowers 25...

    10. October 2, 2014

      Angry Birds maker Rovio cuts 16% of workforce

      Rovio, the Finnish mobile games maker behind Angry Birds, said on Thursday it planned to cut 16 per cent of its workforce as...

    11. September 29, 2014

      Row deepens over Finland’s nuclear plant

      Finland’s government has come under renewed pressure over its decision to approve a Russian-built nuclear reactor amid...

    12. September 25, 2014

      Number of ‘very old’ Britons passes half a million

      The number of centenarians in Britain has more than quadrupled in the past three decades to almost 14,000, a relatively...

    13. September 24, 2014

      Russian air incursions rattle Baltic states

      The Baltic countries are registering a dramatic increase in Russian military provocations, rattling nerves in a region which...

    14. September 24, 2014

      ‘Finlandisation’ makes a polarising comeback in Finland

      In Finland, a single word has become the battleground for the Nordic country’s postwar history. “Finlandisation” may have...

    15. September 21, 2014

      Scotland’s No echoes Europe’s Yes to grand coalitions

      The union is saved. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s nationalist first minister, has resigned. All the ink spilled on the benefits...

    16. FT Alphaville

      September 19, 2014

      You call that a balance sheet expansion?

      “Too Low To Resuscitate Optimism” indeed… From BofAML on the definitely underwhelming, potentially stigmafied TLTRO pickup...

    17. September 17, 2014

      M&S accelerates international expansion with Nordic plans

      Marks and Spencer is to accelerate its international expansion by entering the Nordic market. The retailer, which earlier...

    18. September 17, 2014

      Prime minister Alex Stubb attacked for ‘Finlandisation’ policy

      Finland is on the verge of putting Russian interests before its own values in its foreign policy and returning to the days...

    19. September 9, 2014

      Tricky questions for Scots lucky enough to have a vote

      The first 150 years of union with England were a time of extraordinary economic and intellectual development in Scotland,...

    20. September 9, 2014

      Finland denies obstructing EU deal on Russia sanctions

      Finland’s prime minister denied his country had obstructed the EU’s latest Russian sanctions and said other nations...

    21. September 5, 2014

      Eniro shares slide in wake of accounting irregularities

      Shares in Eniro, publisher of the Yellow Pages in the Nordic region, fell almost 29 per cent on Friday, after an internal...

    22. September 5, 2014

      Eurozone borrowing costs turn negative

      Short-term government borrowing costs have dropped firmly into negative territory across much of the eurozone after the...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      September 5, 2014

      Fast focus on Ferrari in Italy

      Max Rossi /Reuters Ferrari Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen of Finland leaves the pit during the first practice session of...

    24. August 27, 2014

      Sweden and Finland Nato accords set to boost defences

      Nato will soon be able to deploy its forces in Sweden and Finland under agreements signed by the governments of the two...

    25. August 12, 2014

      Challenges mount for Finland’s prime minister

      As starts go, Alex Stubb has not had the easiest time since becoming Finland’s prime minister seven weeks ago. The Finnish...

    26. The World

      August 8, 2014

      Food fight: EU weighs up risks of Russia's ban

      (Getty) By Christian Oliver and Richard Milne Europe’s leaders are preparing for a trade war with Russia by mapping out the...

    27. August 7, 2014

      Russia threatens to go beyond food sanctions

      Fears of a damaging trade war between Russia and the west grew as Moscow banned imports of a wide range of agricultural and...

    28. July 25, 2014

      Tax windfall of billions for European funds

      Investors in equity funds holding European shares are set to receive a major tax windfall of billions of pounds over the...

    29. July 23, 2014

      Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Finland – review

      Imagine watching a juggler weave four balls through the air like music. Imagine a violinist playing a Bach chaconne as if he...

    30. July 22, 2014

      Kullervo, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland – review

      Aulis Sallinen’s dark, lush score resonates in the main hall of Olavinlinna Castle as though the space had been built with...

    31. July 22, 2014

      International growth takes Netflix past 50m subscribers

      Netflix passed through the 50m subscriber barrier in the second quarter as the streaming video subscription operator doubled...

    32. Business Blog

      July 17, 2014

      Poetry and jobs are the victims in Stephen Elop's Microsoft memo

      There is no longer much call for poetry at Microsoft’s devices division, the bulk of which consists of Nokia’s old handset...

    33. July 17, 2014

      Anger and bewilderment in Finland over Microsoft job cuts

      Politicians and workers’ leaders in Finland reacted with anger and bewilderment at the news that 1,100 jobs in the country...

    34. July 14, 2014

      A world without water

      The River Nar, a minor waterway about 100 miles north of London, is barely known to the average Briton. And at first glance,...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 9, 2014

      MoneySupply: Those innovative Scandinavians

      A warm welcome to our colleagues from the FT’s Money Supply blog, who are now sharing their thoughts on FT Alphaville. First...

    36. June 25, 2014

      Finland premier calls on Juncker to mend fences with Cameron

      Finland’s new Anglophile prime minister has urged Jean-Claude Juncker, the likely next president of the European Commission,...

    37. June 25, 2014

      OECD survey links teacher status to pupil performance

      The OECD has linked high teacher status to good pupil performance in its global education league table, alongside findings...

    38. The World

      June 23, 2014

      Ireland bags another gong: world's 'goodest' nation

      By Vincent Boland in Dublin It is tough being number one. Just ask the Irish. One of the things Ireland has had to get used...

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