Q I am flying to deepest Finland from Heathrow, with a five-and-a-half-hour stopover in Helsinki. Is this enough time for sightseeing or am I doomed to wander the corridors and gift shops waiting for the hours to tick by?
Alastair Kleissner, South Wales
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Celtic will face Swedish side Helsingborg in the Champions League play-off round.
Scott Brown has a “very good” chance of being fit for the second-leg of Celtic's Champions League third qualifier against HJK Helsinki in Finland tomorrow night, according to Hoops' assistant manager Johan Mjallby.
After the expected came a British tale of the unexpected. Michael Jamieson only made it to the Olympic Games by two-hundredths of a second and while Britain yesterday prepared to greet two of its sure thing golds, the young man from Glasgow prepared to deliver a medal that nobody saw coming outside his training base in Bath.
After the expected came a British tale of the unexpected. Michael Jamieson only made it to the Olympic Games by two-hundredths of a second and while Britain yesterday prepared to greet two of its sure-thing gold medals, the young man from Glasgow prepared to deliver a medal that nobody saw coming outside his training base in Bath.
The critic without a ticket: He listed all those he felt he had let down – only the dog, cat and goldfish were spared a mention
The last time you could hope to change sterling to euros and clear €1.22 for each £1 was in the autumn of 2008, when the pound was halfway down its freefall towards parity – the midwinter trough when £1 equalled €1. Sterling enjoyed a briefest of summer flings in 2010, when €1.20 seemed tantalisingly within reach.
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The Finnish city of Turku is expecting more than two million visitors during its time as European Capital of Culture for 2011. And now's the perfect time to visit this enlightened wonderland, says Jo Caird
The remarkable career of the Nottingham fighter Carl Froch continues tonight when he meets Germany's Arthur Abraham in Helsinki for the vacant World Boxing Council super-middleweight title.
From retro Finnish crockery to soft furnishings made at her Majesty's pleasure, Caroline Roux previews the best of this year's show
Sprinter helps France win 4x100m relay to add to his 100m and 200m titles