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Stories with place: Finland
  • Match-fixer Perumal nabbed again in Finland 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:06 am
  • HELSINKI - Police say they arrested convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal of Singapore on an international warrant last week in Finland, where he was given a two-year prison sentence in 2011 for bribing football players in the Finnish league.

  • Finnish skydiver crash probe could take weeks 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 1:52 pm
  • HELSINKI - An investigation into a small plane crash that killed eight skydivers in Finland could take weeks or longer to complete because the charred remains of the aircraft are scattered over a large area of forest, authorities said Monday.

  • 8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:40 pm
  • HELSINKI - Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.

  • Physicist wins $1.3M tech prize for data storage 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:08 pm
  • HELSINKI - Anyone who uses large data centers, cloud services, social networks or gets music and film online can thank British-American physicist Stuart Parkin.

  • Nokia gets Chinese approval for Microsoft deal 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 1:40 pm
  • HELSINKI - Nokia has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone unit to Microsoft Corp., removing one of the last major hurdles to the 5.4 billion-euro ($7.3 billion) deal.

  • Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen to quit 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 6:43 pm
  • HELSINKI - Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen says he will resign as head of the government and leader of the conservatives when the party meets to elect a new leader in June.