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Estonia ferry disaster inquiry backs finding bow door was to blame
Preliminary findings appear to reject claims blast or collision may have caused deadly sinking in 1994

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Ben Wallace and EU defence ministers to press Germany over tanks to Ukraine
UK defence secretary will meet counterparts from Poland and Baltics in drive to get Berlin to agree re-export of Leopard 2 tanks

Dan Sabbagh and Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, Jan, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Visiting green spaces deters mental health drug use, researchers find
Positive effects were stronger among those reporting the lowest annual household income, says Finnish study

Damien Gayle

17, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Turkey pushes back vote on Sweden and Finland’s Nato accession
Ratification will have to wait at least until after elections in May or June, says senior official

Ruth Michaelson

14, Jan, 2023 @3:26 PM

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Whistles, cracks, hisses: the noises of the northern lights
Study finds some strong auroras are accompanied by noises from changes in the atmosphere

Kate Ravilious

05, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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European New Year’s Eve TV staple Dinner for One to get prequel treatment
Based on a British variety sketch, comedy is traditionally shown at new year across swathes of mainland Europe

Philip Oltermann in Hamburg

30, Dec, 2022 @9:46 AM

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Rishi Sunak to meet UK troops in Estonia and attend Baltic summit
UK prime minister joins Nordic and Baltic leaders at summit on countering Russian aggression

Jessica Elgot Deputy politics editor

18, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Finland PM Sanna Marin says Europe is ‘not strong enough’ without the US
Speaking in Sydney, Marin says Europe needs to build its own defence capabilities and says Finland is preparing for cyber-attacks from Russia

Helen Sullivan

02, Dec, 2022 @6:23 AM

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Jacinda Ardern and Sanna Marin dismiss suggestion their age and gender was reason for meeting
Finland’s PM says she met Ardern in New Zealand because they are both ‘prime ministers’ after journalist asks whether it was due to similar age

Eva Corlett in Wellington

30, Nov, 2022 @12:29 AM

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Finland and Sweden call on Hungary and Turkey to ratify Nato applications
Erdoğan demands action against ‘terrorist’ Kurdish militants as Nordic pair maintain united front

Jon Henley, Europe correspondent

01, Nov, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Finland’s main parties back plans to build Russia border fence
Structure would protect areas identified as posing potential risk of large-scale migration from Russia

Jon Henley and Patrick Wintour

19, Oct, 2022 @3:46 PM

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UN rebukes Finland for violating rights of its children held in Syria camps
Child rights committee says Helsinki must do more to repatriate those detained as relatives of suspected Islamic State fighters

Oliver Holmes

12, Oct, 2022 @3:35 PM

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