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Compartment No 6 review – meet-uncute train romance is a Finnish Before Sunrise
An archaeology student is on her way to Russia’s remote north-west when she has to share a compartment with a shaven-headed drunk

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jul, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Tove review – impassioned portrayal of Moomins creator lights up biopic
The story of Tove Jansson’s artistic struggles and daring bisexual affairs in 1940s Finland is energised by a shining central performance from Alma Pöysti

Cath Clarke

08, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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More than half of Europe’s cities still plagued by dirty air, report finds
Data shows only 127 of 323 cities had acceptable PM 2.5 levels despite drop in emissions during lockdowns

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, Jun, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Renny Harlin: ‘There are some movies I’ve made where it didn’t come out very well’
The Finnish director of Die Hard 2 and The Long Kiss Goodnight looks back on a starry, hit-and-miss career in Hollywood and discusses the problems the industry now faces

Guy Lodge

10, Jun, 2021 @6:17 AM

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‘Let children play’: the educational message from across Europe
While approaches may differ, the importance of free time to play is increasingly being recognised

Jon Henley, Philip Oltermann, Sam Jones and Angela Giuffrida

23, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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'No more shame': the French women breaking the law to highlight femicide
Alarming rates of violence have inspired a poster campaign that has spread beyond France to more than 15 countries

Kim Willsher

23, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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'I have picked people up on the street': the secret life of architect Alvar Aalto
He built wild, magical buildings and furniture that is still thrilling today. But a new film suggests the celebrated Finn was also a domineering philanderer deeply indebted to his talented wives

Oliver Wainwright

21, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide to bankroll new 5G drive
Former high-flying Finnish phone firm to use estimated €600m in savings to fund R&D to catch up with rivals

Julia Kollewe

16, Mar, 2021 @1:57 PM

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EU tells six countries to lift Covid border restrictions
Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden put on notice over curbs to free movement

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

23, Feb, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Swedish film-makers cleared of desecrating Estonia ferry wreck site
Pair cannot be punished as mission was launched from German-flagged ship, court rules

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

08, Feb, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Lapland town of Salla highlights climate crisis with 2032 Olympics campaign
A tongue-in-cheek promotional video launched the Finnish town’s ‘bid’, seeking to highlight alarming climate variations affecting the region

Paul MacInnes

26, Jan, 2021 @7:02 PM

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Covid vaccine acceptance rising across Europe but falling in parts of Asia
Exclusive: double-digit increases recorded in eight European countries since mid-November

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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