Most Shared Stories Tagged: Finland

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a Baltic country where the government says it's declaring war on tobacco. The answer is Finland. But as the BBC's Paul Henley reports from Helsinki, not everyone there appreciates the government's actions.

Global Politics

Finland loses weight, Nepal gets help

An anonymous millionaire is sponsoring an unusual weight loss campaign in Finland. For every 2 pounds shed by Finns ? 20 dollars will go to fund education for children in Nepal. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Finnish reporter Heli Keskinen.

Conflict & Justice

Finland mail goes digital

Finland has come up with a plan to save mail delivery costs. Its postal service ? Itella ? plans to open people's letters, scan them, and send the contents to the recipients via e-mail. Anchor Marco Werman explains.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geoquiz is Finnish Lapland, the northernmost region of Finland. It lies inside the Arctic Circle and was recently the destination for 14 of the world's top chefs who gathered for an unusual culinary challenge.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Finland. That's where the Espoo Museum of Modern Art has just opened an exhibit about the history of silk called ?100 percent Silk.? The silk artifacts in the exhibit are on loan from China.