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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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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Christmas stresses!

29/11/2019 14:57
Accion del Sol news WE would like to remind owners to give extra care and be aware of their pets’ behaviour, over the festive period. There are a lot of different people, noises and activities, that may cause stress to your pet.
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Service with a smile, at Blevins Franks

29/11/2019 14:57
AFTER over two decades of looking after the finances of both expatriate Canary Island residents and non-residents, business is going from strength to strength for Blevins Franks Financial Management Canary Islands. Further expansion has begun under company partner, Paul Montague, starting with the appointment of Adele Thomas as Private Client Manager.
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Tuesday Crafters really help charity

08/11/2019 15:05
THE Tuesday Crafters are holding their annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 16th November 2019, from 11am-3pm, in the El Paso Bar, Castle Harbour, in Los Cristianos. Once again, they will be donating all the proceeds from the tombola, raffle and table hire to FACT (Fighting Against Cancer Tenerife).
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UK general election uncertainty really weighs heavily on sterling

08/11/2019 15:06
STAYING on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for, over the next couple of weeks. Over the last fortnight, the pound-to-euro exchange rate has been fluctuating between €1.
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Just go Loco at Coco Loco

08/11/2019 15:07
by Paul Waller IN the heart of Amarilla Golf, there is a bar that used to be called the Rockin Horse. In the last few months, it has been reinvented, revamped and repainted.
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Leeds-Bradford flight forced to circle ocean

08/11/2019 15:08
A JET2 flight, about to head home to Leeds Bradford Airport from Tenerife, was forced to fly in a circle for two hours above the sea, amid fears of a “fault” with the plane. The ordeal was branded a “nightmare” by one passenger, who described tense scenes, including people sweating and children being sick.
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School monitors catch a pervert

08/11/2019 15:08
A 58-YEAR-OLD man, caught masturbating in public, was arrested by National Police yesterday (Thursday) morning after being caught in the act. He was playing with himself while observing two minors, aged four and 17, through a glass window, as they practised a sporting activity.
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Spoiled turtle given free journey home

08/11/2019 15:09
AN endangered turtle, carried all the way from the Canary Islands to the Irish beaches of Galway’s Connemara by Atlantic storms, has been flown to its Gran Canaria home by Ryanair. The Irish Examiner reported that the Loggerhead turtle, known affectionately as Mara, was found in severe distress on Dolan’s Beach, in Roundstone, by local woman Linda Hederman.
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New parties can’t add spice to a new election for our patient voters

08/11/2019 15:10
WHAT is set to be one of Spain’s shortest-ever General Election campaigns has begun, officially, and, as usual, once the clock struck midnight on the last day of October, political parties were ready to go with their poster-sticking. They are not allowed by law to do so, until the campaign period begins, and, since the last election campaign at the end of 2011, genuine contenders for the leadership have been mounting up.
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Retiring? Spain is the finest place in Europe

08/11/2019 15:10
SPAIN has beautiful surroundings, towns, cities, and, of course, lots of sunshine, which makes it a perfect setting for those approaching their final years And, says a new report, Spain is the best country to retire to in Europe. In fact, Blacktower Financial Management has revealed the best and worst European countries for retirees, based on cost of living, crime rates, life expectancy, property prices, average population age and weather.
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Woman’s car left hanging

08/11/2019 15:11
A WOMAN aged 45 was seriously injured after her car shot straight across the TF-28 (km-87), inside the Arona municipality, approaching Valle San Lorenzo, from the San Miguel direction, and came to a halt on a steep slope. The emergency services were notified swiftly, and were told of the driver’s dilemma.
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REMEMBRANCE SERVICES 2019

08/11/2019 15:12
SUNDAY 10TH. NOVEMBER 2019 THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE WESTHAVEN BAY, COSTA DEL SILENCIO AT 10.
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Don’t keep shelling out for bad parking

12/07/2019 13:19
DRIVERS in Spain, and here in Tenerife, are notorious for poor parking. But one do-gooder in Spain might just make them blush, at least.
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Lifeguards in call for alcohol-free beaches, to save the swimmers

12/07/2019 13:20
LIFEGUARDS on Spanish beaches want to see alcohol banned to keep bathers safe, after pointing out the dangers of drinking and then going swimming. Just as motorists are now conscious of the extreme risk of driving after consumed alcohol, the Spanish Life-Saving Federation (RFESS) says that same awareness should be created among sunseekers.
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Scotland company wins €3.6m hydrogen project

12/07/2019 13:23
The Scottish clean-energy solutions provider has been chosen as the hydrogen technology partner for the €3.6m, EU-funded, renewable-fuels scheme.
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New Liverpool flights to Tenerife this winter

12/07/2019 13:24
WINTER flights to Tenerife will operate, twice weekly, from Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport (LJLA) as part of its 2019-20 season. The service begins on 30th October and will be easyJet’s fifth new route from the city in the last 12 months.
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Heroic Spanish officer rescues a US comrade

12/07/2019 13:25
A SPANISH policeman, holidaying in New York, was hailed a “hero” after saving a US female officer from a violent assault. Ruben Castillo, a National Police agent in Valencia, was walking with his girlfriend in Times Square when a man in his thirties “head-butted” the officer, and reached for her pistol.
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Driver drowned in flooded river

12/07/2019 13:26
THE lifeless body of a driver was found, after being washed from his car when it was caught up in floods, after a river burst its banks in the Spanish region of Navarra. Tafalla, a town with more than 10,000 inhabitants, was completely cut off when the Cidacos river overflowed.
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Sweetie Sito

12/07/2019 13:27
Live Arico news TINY Sito is only a year old, and he weighs in at around five kgs. He was found in Los Cristianos harbour, and is very sweet.
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Give Kaiser a chance!

12/07/2019 13:27
K9 animal news WHO is this handsome boy? Another one of our dogs at K9! His name is Kaiser. For those of you who follow K9 on Facebook, you will be aware of dogs that are left tied up outside the kennels.
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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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