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Competitors braved bone-chilling temperatures at Finland's annual ice swimming championships.
Toddlers and pensioners were among those involved at the event on a frozen lake in Ahtari where hundreds of people gathered to watch.
Temperatures are not set to reach above freezing this week in the region, but fortunately a number of hot tubs were on hand to warm swimmers up.
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Citizens without work in the Scandinavian country will now be entitled to £478 a month from the Finnish government agency KELA.Read the full story ›
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A local politician and two journalists were killed after a random shooting in a bustling nightlife district of a small town in Finland.
The South Karelia Social and Health Care District said the shooting happened around midnight on Saturday in Imatra.
Police spokeswoman Heli Jamsen-Turkki said the victims were the chairwoman of the Imatra Town Council and two local reporters.
The two reporters were also women.
Although their identities have not been announced, police said two of them were in their early 50s, and one was in her 30s.
A 23-year-old local man has been detained in connection with the attack.
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