Articles by Paul de Bendern



Sonera Exec Arrested in Phone-Tracing Scandal

  • 25 November 02
  • Reuters
A top executive in charge of investor relations at Finland's largest telecoms operator Sonera on Friday became the fifth person arrested by police in an escalating phone-tracing scandal.

Finland Shocked by Deadly Mall Blast

  • 14 October 02
  • Reuters
Police probing Finland's worst peacetime bomb attack have found material for making bombs at the home of the only suspect.

Estonians Best at Wife-Carrying

  • 08 July 02
  • Reuters
Estonians ran off with the world wife-carrying title for the fifth year running near the Finnish village of Sonkajarvi Saturday despite new rules on the weight of the spouse.

Lenin Museum Courts Capitalism

  • 10 June 02
  • Reuters
It was different in Soviet times when Finland's Lenin museum could rely on a steady stream of Russians.

Finns Vote for Nuclear Reactor

  • 27 May 02
  • Reuters
Finland decided Friday to build the first new nuclear reactor in Western Europe in more than a decade to meet rising energy demands despite bitter opposition from environmentalists.

Swedish Firm to Open 9 Stores in Russia