7,500 asylum seekers may enter Arctic Finland in 2016

Projecting from present rates, the number of asylum seekers entering northern Finland across the border with Russia could shoot up from the some 700 seen in 2015 to 7,500 or more this year, according to the Finnish Border Guard.

7,500 asylum seekers may enter Arctic Finland in 2016

Projecting from present rates, the number of asylum seekers entering northern Finland across the border with Russia could shoot up from the some 700 seen in 2015 to 7,500 or more this year, according to the Finnish Border Guard.

Finland: Rebranding 'superfoods of the North'

For years, Finnish root vegetables and freshwater fish stood neglected in the grocery aisles, as younger generations ignored them because they no longer knew their benefits or how to prepare them. But rebranding the old Finnish standards as “Superfoods of the North” has aroused new interest in Finland’s healthy domestic treasures, and sales are once again picking up.

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