Sport Farah is the current Olympic and world champion in the 5,000m and 10,000m

Mo Farah could conceivably target a golden treble at the next Olympics, according to the great Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie.

Gunman kills five in Finnish mall rampage

Nordic nation's third mass killing in as many years

Gunman kills five in Finland, then himself

A gunman clad in black went on a shooting rampage today, killing his ex-girlfriend then four workers at a suburban shopping centre near Helsinki before apparently turning his gun on himself, police said.

48 Hours In: Helsinki

Art and design are among the many autumn attractions of Finland's compact and elegant capital

Scott sends England to final

England 2 Netherlands 1

Smith faces prospect of injection

Kelly Smith, England's only world-class female footballer, faces the prospect of a second injection in a week today as England seek to remain in the Uefa Womens Championship.

England face uphill task as Stoney hands Italy initiative

England 1 Italy 2

Start to Finnish: A strenuous canoe trip in Finland's lake district is the perfect family escape

Ben Ross and his family get active in the country, which he discovers, can take you by surprise

England rescued by Richards

England U-21 2 Finland U-21 1

City Slicker: Helsinki

The best time to go to Finland's capital is during the long days of summer. Nick Boulos provides a guide for first-time and returning visitors

This could be the ultimate stress-free family holiday

The teenagers want a base with full amenities, you want a bit of culture. The answer? Take the resort to the sights on a cruise, says Suzanne Cadisch

Bannister at 80, back on the track of history

The first man to run a mile in under four minutes talks about his feat as he reaches another milestone. Ian Griggs reports

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‘The Belcea Quartet’s complete Bartok was a compelling document of despair’

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YouTube gunman slaughters 10 students

Monday - police quiz Finn over violent web video but allow him to keep his gun; Tuesday - he opens fire in exam room attack that has left nation in shock

The videos posted by Finnish gunman

A gunman who killed 10 people at his trade school in western Finland before shooting himself, posted chilling videos on YouTube before the attack.

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