Ryanair to launch flights from eastern Finland to Greece

Ryanair to launch flights from eastern Finland to Greece

10/10/2017 15:29
Low-cost airline Ryanair will start direct flights between Lappeenranta and Athens next summer. The Irish no-frills carrier is particularly interested in testing demand for the route among Russian tourists as Lappeenranta is the closest EU airport to St.
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Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

04/05/2017 09:26
The Russia vs. Portugal group match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup has been sold out, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura told reporters on Tuesday.
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FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

22/04/2017 20:11
The St. Petersburg stadium, which is currently under construction on Krestovsky Island will be ready to host matches of the 2017 Confederations Cup, FIFA Director of Competitions Division Colin Smith told journalists.
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Confederations Cup 2017: List of venues

Confederations Cup 2017: List of venues

14/06/2017 23:29
Here are the four venues that will be used throughout the 2017 Confederations Cup. The Confederations Cup runs from June 17 to July 2 in Russia.
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Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

09/11/2016 01:00
At first glance, these giant snowballs appearing around the Gulf of Ob in Siberia look like part of an elaborate prank or sci-fi movie set, but these strange objects are completely natural. Measuring up to a metre (3.
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Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

24/08/2016 20:15
The Hague gains a tourist attraction: Europe"s first Ferris wheel constructed over sea. While the project is marketed as Europe’s first, it is actually just the first of its kind in mainland Europe.
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Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

22/04/2016 22:24
Saint Petersburg has been recognised as Europe’s Leading Destination for the second year in succession by the World Travel Awards, with Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development Chairman, Andrey Mushkarev, collecting the trophy at a glittering ceremony in Italy.Also receiving top titles during the Europe Gala Ceremony 2016 at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia were Europcar, taking the trophy for Europe’s Leading Car Rental Company, and the Madeira Islands, which took the title of Europe's Leading Island Destination.
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Jaguars arrive in time for Loro Parque celebrations

31/01/2020 14:15
LORO Parque has welcomed the birth of two jaguar cubs, who were born in December during the park’s 47th anniversary celebrations. The Panthera onca specimens are with their mother, Naya, adapting to their new home, in which they can already be seen together.
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Legendary Kobe dies, as his own helicopter crashes

31/01/2020 14:16
KOBE Bryant, the Lakers’ legendary, US basketball superstar, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, one of the sport’s budding stars, were among nine people who died last Sunday in a helicopter tragedy. They were named as baseball coach John Altobelli; his wife, Keri, and their basketball-playing daughter Alyssa; mother and daughter Sarah and Payton Chester; Mamba Academy basketball coach Christina Mauser and pilot Ara Zobayan.
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Jet2 continuing its summer expansion

31/01/2020 14:17
JET2.COM and Jet2holidays are continuing regional expansion for this summer with an extra 700,000 seats from Manchester airport.
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Island’s six earthquakes recorded in half-an-hour

31/01/2020 14:17
THE National Geographic Institute recorded a total of six seismic tremors in the Canary Islands on Sunday morning. Those of greater magnitude took place on El Hierro.
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Guaza’s dumped cars can pose big problems

31/01/2020 14:18
GUAZA residents, for a long time, have been denouncing, the problem of abandoned cars on the embankment at the town’s entrance. Now, though, they say that not only area the area been totally abandoned, but it poses a danger to other vehicles correctly parked.
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The end in sight for for new Siam Park  – in Gran Canaria!

31/01/2020 14:19
WOLFGANG Kiessling, President of the Loro Park Group, has been trying for at least six years to build what was described as Europe’s biggest water park, in Gran Canaria. The original Siam Park was actually suggested more than 15 years ago, but Gran Canaria’s red tape and bureaucracy, it appears, led to the first park opening in Tenerife in 2008.
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Guardia to the rescue of a frightened walker

31/01/2020 14:19
GUARDIA Civil officers were called on last Sunday night to rescue a 27-year-old Russian man, stuck in a precarious windy area, near a sheer cliff edge in Anaga National Park, minutes from Santa Cruz. The emergency services were called by the man, who said he could not continue walking, so the helicopter was employed, along with the Guardia’s search-and-rescue officers.
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Boost for Brits resident in  Tenerife and the mainland

31/01/2020 14:21
THE Withdrawal Agreement, which sets out how the UK leaves the EU, has now passed into UK law, and MEPs in Brussels, once  it was ratified on Wednesday, broke out into a rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’. It means the UK is leaving the EU with a deal today (Friday, 31st January).
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Street drug-sellers coming under fire

31/01/2020 14:21
MEMBERS of a joint business association in Las Americas and Costa Adeje have alerted the authorities about the number of cannabis clubs surrounding the tourist areas. The cause of the concern is the aggressive selling tactics of PRs in the middle of the street, in their attempt to spark an interest in marijuana.
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UK service-sector recovery lifting pound vs euro, US dollar ahead of BoE decision

31/01/2020 14:22
THE appeal of the pound proved muted, as investors continued to weigh up the odds of the Bank of England (BoE) cutting interest rates, at its January meeting. Weaker, German, business sentiment signals put pressure on the euro, meanwhile, as confidence in the health of the Eurozone’s powerhouse economy weakened.
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Boozy Balearics now facing the unhappy hours

24/01/2020 15:07
DRUNKEN holidays in the Balearics will soon become a thing of the past, because the regional government has outlawed all tourism and commercial activities encouraging excess drinking. Cheap accommodation, flights and packages mean the islands’ coasts are popular with groups of young friends.
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Knife-gang robbers terrified old ladies

24/01/2020 15:08
FIVE thieves, aged 18-28, have been arrested by the National Police after breaking into the home of two elderly women, one in her eighties. They stole a top-end mobile phone, along with cash adding up to 100 euros.
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Tiny tot is dumped on street, in a plastic bag

24/01/2020 15:09
  THE mother of a baby girl, who was abandoned last Friday on an Orihuela street, is wanted urgently by Alicante’s National Police. The tiny tot, thought to be a newborn, or just a few days old, was left in a plastic bag.
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Drug-trafficking scandal as police reveal ‘suspects’

24/01/2020 15:10
A POPULAR Finnish expat has been charged, along with 53 other people, and a pop star, in Finland’s biggest-ever drug-trafficking case. Niko Ranta-aho, who was part of the Marbella elite, once owned the popular Teatro in Puerto Banus, a restaurant-cum-performance venue which welcomed such stars as Tyga and Ja Rule.
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Deadly virus kills 17, and may have spread to the UK

24/01/2020 15:11
THE number of deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak has nearly doubled, to 17 people in just 24 hours, and Wuhan city, where the disease is thought to have started, is shutting down outbound flights and trains. The state-owned People’s Daily newspaper said in a tweet that no one would be allowed to leave the city of 11 million people after 10am local time yesterday (Thursday) because it had been quarantined.
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Patient Mickey has a new home!

24/01/2020 15:11
Live Paws news WE have some great news! Mickey has been adopted after five, long years. There is a lid for every pot – eventually! Mickey is a stunning-looking animal, and he loves all people.
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What a lucky boy!

24/01/2020 15:12
KittyCatz news KITTYCATZ are affiliated to the charities Sangha San Miguel Educational Farm and MADAT (Manos Amigas de los Animales de Tenerife). They, as well as us, benefit from the money raised from our Name the Teddy games, which we started in November.
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Microchipping is vital

24/01/2020 15:13
Accion del Sol news WE would, again, like to remind you all that it is so important to ensure that your dog has been microchipped, with the correct, updated telephone number, so we can reunite you, should it get lost. It saves a lot of time, and your dog a lot of stress.
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Five things expatriates need to know about UK inheritance tax

24/01/2020 15:14
INHERITANCE-TAX revenue continues to soar for the UK Treasury, reaching a record high of £5.4 billion in 2018/19.
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Swapping clothes helps to keep things greener

24/01/2020 15:14
THIS Sunday (26th January), fashion writer and internationally renowned stylist, Lupe Castro (@mscastrorides), together with event organiser and owner of Slow and Co, Kim De Coster, will be hosting the most stylish event of the season, with “Out With the Old, In With the Green” – a New Year’s clothes swap, at Hotel Suite Villa María. The future is all about sustainability in fashion, and swapping clothes means new looks, without the environmental impact.
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HEMA to Open First Austrian Stores

04/12/2017 22:22
HEMA plans to open two stores in the centre of the Austrian capital Vienna in the spring of 2018. The retail chain intends to open additional stores in Vienna in the course of next year.
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Dutch quality of life has improved in the past 25 years, report shows

12/12/2017 10:36
The Dutch quality of life has improved in the past 25 years, according to a new research by Social Cultureel Planbureau (SCP). The study found that the Dutch population in 2017 is very different in a number of ways from the population in the 1990s.
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British School in The Netherlands Creates 550 New Learning Places

12/12/2017 22:49
The British School in The Netherlands (BSN) expands its primary school campus in Leidschenveen to include a secondary school, which will generate up to 550 additional learning places. The development of a secondary school at the existing Junior School Leidschenveen (JSL) campus is testament to the BSN’s ambition to create a learning continuum (from the […] The post British School in The Netherlands Creates 550 New Learning Places appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Foreign companies helped create over a million jobs in the Netherlands

15/12/2017 22:12
There are around 15 thousand foreign-owned enterprises in the Netherlands. Together with their suppliers, these multinationals were good for approximately 1.
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The Netherlands ranked 3rd in Forbes Best Countries for Business 2018

27/12/2017 15:00
The Netherlands is crowned as the world’s third best country for business in 2018. Forbes annual ranking placed the Netherlands above other European countries including Ireland, Germany and France.
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Dutch population hits record 17.2 million

05/01/2018 00:55
The total population of the Netherlands is 17,182,462, according to recent figures by the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics. The population of the Netherlands once again saw relatively substantial growth in 2017.
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100 years of jazz in Rotterdam

07/07/2019 16:32
Ahoy Rotterdam is hosting the biggest indoor jazz festival in the world: NN North Sea Jazz. Several big names have been announced, including Grammy winner Anita Baker, Young Gun Silver Fox, Rag’n’Bone Man, Toto, Janelle Monáe, Ms.
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Join the Storytelling Masterclass in Rotterdam!

14/07/2019 17:31
Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to engage and connect with your audience because stories move us and help us relate to people and brands better. Whether it’s building your brand story, marketing your products or making an impression at professional networking events, storytelling is a powerful tool that can help you differentiate […] The post Join the Storytelling Masterclass in Rotterdam! appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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EU webshops generate €390 million in the Netherlands

29/07/2019 21:58
Online purchases from EU webshops have increased by over 150 percent in the span of five years. The post EU webshops generate €390 million in the Netherlands appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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1.2 million Dutch cybercrime victims

29/07/2019 22:03
In 2018, 8.5 percent of Dutch internet users aged 12 and over indicated they had fallen victim to computer-oriented crime.
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The Netherlands Ranks Among Top 5 countries in The Global Innovation Index

02/08/2019 15:03
The Global Innovation Index 2019, has ranked the Netherlands amongst the global leaders in innovation. The post The Netherlands Ranks Among Top 5 countries in The Global Innovation Index appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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The Netherlands becomes World’s Biggest Importer of Chocolate

11/08/2019 12:06
The Netherlands is a major importer of some important agricultural commodities such as cocoa beans, palm oil, soybeans and coffee. The post The Netherlands becomes World’s Biggest Importer of Chocolate appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Homeless People in The Netherlands Have More Than Doubled Since 2009

24/08/2019 11:32
The number of homeless people 18 to 64-year-olds in the Netherlands increased from 17.8 thousand in 2009 (first estimation) to 39.
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FreshBooks Announces Plans to Open First International Office in Amsterdam

29/10/2019 21:01
FreshBooks, the #2 small business accounting software in America, today announced it is opening its first international office in Amsterdam. The post FreshBooks Announces Plans to Open First International Office in Amsterdam appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
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Virtual Influencers Taking over the Internet

08/12/2019 17:58
According to a new report, Virtual Influencers on Instagram have almost three times more engagement than real influencers. That means that followers are more engaged with virtual influencers content.
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Brits top list of foreign house-buyers in Spain

29/11/2019 14:51
BRITONS lead the way for being foreign house-buyers in Spain, accounting for 14.27% of sales to non-Spaniards in the third quarter of the year, having bought 2,160 properties.
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Binter flying high with new jet plane

29/11/2019 14:52
BINTER Canarias has taken delivery of its first Embraer E195-E2 jet, and now the Spanish regional carrier is the second operator of the model. It also prides itself in becoming the European launch customer of the E195-E2 aircraft type.
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A bargain village is  headache for seller

29/11/2019 14:53
AN entire Welsh village, which has been on the market for the past three years, just won’t sell, even though it’s going for the same price as a London flat. The hamlet of Aberllefenni, south of Gwynedd, near Machynlleth, was put up for grabs by estate agent Dafydd Hardy for £1.
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Baby born ‘pregnant’ was also carrying identical twin

29/11/2019 14:54
EARLIER this year, a baby was, apparently, born “pregnant” with her own sibling, and she needed an operation to remove her twin in one of the most bizarre events ever. Last March, a mother gave birth to a baby girl she named Itzmara, through a caesarean delivery, which is a normal procedure for women.
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Mass propaganda man alleged to be a jihadist

29/11/2019 14:54
GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested a man in Tenerife, believed to be a jihadist, who is said to be calling Muslims to fight. The 26-year-old, from Nouadhihou, in Mauritania, accused of terrorist propagation and indoctrination, was arrested by police, in conjunction with Europol.
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Do you know me?

29/11/2019 14:55
Live Paws news THIS little dog was found in San Miguel, last week. He is in good health, apart from having a small wound on his leg.
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Come to the cabaret!

29/11/2019 14:56
K9 animal news WE’RE almost into December, and K9 would like to invite you all to their Christmas Dinner and Cabaret. It is taking place on Saturday 14th December in St Eugene’s in San Eugenio.
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Meet Olaf!

29/11/2019 14:56
Cats Welfare news THIS gorgeous little boy is two months old, and is playful, lively –  and lovely! He is fine with children and other cats.  He has had his first injection, and has been wormed and deflead.
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Cheap Flights to St.Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the place miracles are made. Today, Russia’s second largest city is known for its stunning tsarist architecture, fashionable restaurants, shopping and electric nightlife, all set along the beautiful Neva River. But St. Petersburg is also the site of some of the most pivotal moments in Russia's history, most notably the Siege of Leningrad.

One of the most awesome spectacles you can see once you've stepped off a flight to St. Petersburg are the “white nights” that occur in the city in the summer. Find cheap flights to St. Petersburg in June and July and watch in awe as the city glows from the prolonged twilight. The sun never drops far enough below the horizon to create the usual nighttime darkness, so the city is constantly lit up under the miraculous white light.

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