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Finnish customs to hold a large Russian car auction

The Finnish customs office will hold a car auction next week in northern Finland. The cars in question were abandoned by asylum seekers to the Salla border crossing and is largely made out of Russian built cars. The lis…




Räikkönen signs for Ferrari for the 2017 F1 season

Kimi Räikkönen and the Ferrari F1 team have reached an agreement for the Finn to drive for the team in the Formula 1 Championship in 2017. Räikkönen, 36, is driving for Ferrari for his sixth season. He returned to the t…


Strange Crucifixed Jesus Teddybear for sale

The Finnish equivalent of Craigs List Tori.fi has a rather strange teddy bear for sale. The description says it is hand woven crucifixed teddybear complete with blood and a crown of thorns which seems to be made of barb…