Denmark, Finland and Sweden top the list for the ‘cleanest’ countries – but none are corruption free
The programme has helped Finland secure one of the lowest infant mortalilty rates in the world
Man who started the campaign says move 'would barely be noticeable
As a flat universal benefit payable to all, there is little administrative cost; and there can be no “poverty traps” or “income traps”, because the benefit would not be scaled back as wages increase
Brighten up the darkest part of the year with a holiday. Whether you prefer to seek the snow or flee to warmer climes, Emily Rose Mawson has some tips
The images are part of a documentary released in 2008.
Climbing frozen waterfalls, diving under frozen lakes, and rallying to hunt for the aurora borealis are just some of the things in the job description
With Finland radically reforming the way its children are taught, Richard Garner visits Helsinki to find out if the teachers approve
Study shows how humans all feel certain emotions in specific body parts, regardless of language or location
View from the sofa: Idris Elba: King of Speed, BBC 2
England bowler has fallen off the radar since tinkering with his run-up but says he is almost back to his best
Northern Lights, rustic rooms, viewing bubbles, canvas walls, saunas and luxury domes
The Arsenal right-back had played for Finland until switching allegiance to England last year, and having already made his senior debut, he should make his first appearance for Gareth Southgate's side against San Marino
Company's founder would never have dreamed it would one day become a global brand
The software giant is looking to make gains in the mobile market, and will acquire all of the Finnish handset-maker’s patents as part of the deal
Daft Punk may be the most successful act since Kiss to make an impact while disguising their identities, but they are not alone. A psychedelic outfit claiming to hail from the backwoods of Sweden have been causing a stir while hiding behind ritualistic masks, and telling an unlikely backstory.