- Miracle on Ice goalie selling his gold medal, mask, skates Updated: May-24-16 5:32 pm
NEW YORK - It took a miracle for Jim Craig to win a gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympics, but, after 36 years, he's willing to let it go.
- US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize Updated: May-24-16 7:56 am
HELSINKI - American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year's euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in "directed evolution," which has helped sustainable development and clean technology become available in many areas of industry.
- Canada beats Finland 2-0 to win world hockey championship Updated: May-22-16 5:03 pm
MOSCOW - Canada defeated previously unbeaten Finland 2-0 in the gold medal game at the world ice hockey championship on Sunday.
- Finland opens speedy Germany data link across the Baltic Sea Updated: May-20-16 10:31 am
HELSINKI - A Finnish IT group says it has commissioned a 1,200 kilometer-long (745-mile) ultra-fast data cable across the Baltic Sea from Germany in an attempt to lure central European technology companies to Finland.
- Nokia mobile phones are coming back Updated: May-18-16 11:30 am
HELSINKI - The Nokia mobile phone is coming back.
- In Finland, a Burger King with a sauna Updated: May-18-16 9:46 am
HELSINKI - Finland's Parliament has one. Nokia has one. And now a Burger King restaurant in downtown Helsinki has its own sauna.
- Canada routs Slovakia 5-0 to secure worlds quarterfinal spot Updated: May-14-16 3:47 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Canada secured a place in the quarterfinals of the world ice hockey championship by beating Slovakia 5-0 on Saturday, while Finland and host nation Russia also qualified with two games remaining.
- Obamas welcome leaders, celebrities to Nordic State Dinner Updated: May-13-16 11:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Famous people and people just famous-for-Washington scored coveted invitations to Friday night's White House state dinner honoring the leaders of Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Norway.
- The Latest: Michelle Obama wears Naeem Khan to state dinner Updated: May-13-16 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the White House state dinner for Nordic leaders:
- Obama to world: Be more like the Nordics Updated: May-13-16 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Democrats may argue over whether places like Denmark and Norway are model societies. President Barack Obama is sure.
- Nokia sees drop in Q1 earnings, gives cautious outlook Updated: May-10-16 12:28 pm
HELSINKI - Nokia reported Tuesday a first-quarter net loss of 513 million euros ($584 million) due to lower demand in mobile networks and a drop in overall revenue despite its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. It warned of a further decline in earnings, causing the shares to plunge 7 percent.
- Finnish officials halt human smuggling at Arctic border Updated: May-09-16 11:38 am
HELSINKI - Border officials have broken up a ring of international human traffickers who allegedly smuggled migrants into the country from Russia across the European Union's two northernmost border points in Arctic Finland, a Finnish Border Guard investigator said Monday.
- Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to 3-year contract Updated: May-08-16 11:29 pm
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed Finnish forward Artturi Lehkonen to a three-year, two-way contact Sunday.
- Baby box programs spread to US, encourage safe sleeping Updated: May-06-16 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Doctors in Philadelphia hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping.
- UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts Updated: May-03-16 7:58 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The newly-appointed head of the U.N. environment agency said Tuesday he wants to change the organization to relate more to the average person and plans to further engage the private sector to achieve global environmental goals.
- Press Freedom Day: Journalists keep working despite threats Updated: May-03-16 12:09 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia - For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can be chilling.
- Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers Updated: May-02-16 1:27 pm
HELSINKI - Finnish broadcaster YLE won't provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country's tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts, the company said Monday.
- Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership Updated: Apr-29-16 8:55 am
HELSINKI - Finland could expect "harsh" reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighboring Sweden, an expert panel told the Finnish government on Friday.
- Nokia to buy France's Withings in $190 million deal Updated: Apr-26-16 7:27 am
HELSINKI - In a move to speed its entry into digital health products, Nokia says it plans to acquire the French consumer electronics company Withings S.A., in a 170 million-euro ($191 million) deal.