The Revisions To Alcohol Legislation

Finland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issued a memorandum on Wednesday intended as the basis for revisions to alcohol legislation. Among the measures proposed are shorter sales hours, higher taxes on alcohol, and possibly lowering the permitted alcohol content of beers, ciders and pre-mixed drinks. Shorter hours of sales, higher alcohol taxes and diluted beer and cider – these proposals are part of Social Affairs...

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Fireworks Could Be Replaced By Light Shows

Sales of traditional fireworks should be banned, consider Luonto League’s director Leo Stranius. The ban is only a matter of time, now the fireworks could be replaced by light or laser shows, he believes. Stranius skies over the record fireworks planned in major cities for Finland’s 100th anniversary. – The arouses conflicting feelings. Sure it’s fine with celebrations but the fireworks spewing heavy metals in...

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The Costs Of Travelling

Time and time again, whether it’s by trying to debunk RTW myths, highlighting expensive countries and offering tips on how to travel cheaply in them, or putting together a list of budget destinations in Europe to add to your list, we’ve tried to inform all you dreamers out there that RTW travel is possible for anyone. Now it’s time to take it a step further. Instead of just writing about it and telling you that RTW travel can be for...

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European Telecom Is Important In The Games Industry

Without a good telecommunication infrastructure, there would not be a European games industry. Without a balanced European telecommunication regulation, there would be a much smaller European games industry. Year by year, the games industry is relying more and more on telecommunication networks. The first major online multiplayer PC games were introduced about 25 years ago. Now even casual single player mobile games require a constant...

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Andrea Julin is the representative for the Junior World Championships in cross-country

Nine riders will represent Finland in the U23 World Championships in cross-country, which takes place in Park City, Utah, United States 30.1-5.2.2017. IF mink Andrea Julin was one of those who turned out a place for the Junior World Championships in the US later this winter. Julin took his first World Cup points this year when she was 28th in the sprint in Ruka during the inaugural World Cup weekend. For men, the most prominent names...

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Tove Jansson’s Sent I November

Moomin house is empty, the Moomins have traveled to the island. In moving Fillyjonk, Hemulen, Grandpa-Grumble, Homsan Toft, Mymble and Snufkin. All is lost and looking for something. Late in November 1970 is the ninth book in the series of Moomin World. When Tove Jansson finished reading a draft of the book, she realized that she no longer wrote children’s books. None of the Moomin family is involved in the action. It is late...

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