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June Pelo
12-12-09, 17:07
Finland is now the 6th least corrupted country in the world. It ranks behind New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden. The most corrupt countries are Somalia, Afghanistan, Burma, Sudan and Iraq.

The Institute for Health and Welfare reports that for the first time, people in Finland drank the most alcohol of all the Scandinavian countries. Statistics for 2008 show they drank an average of 12.5 liters per person over the age of 15. Finland also has the most alcohol related sickness.

The newspaper carried a full-page article about "Globetrotting" Lars Hyttinen, who celebrated his 70th birthday on 5 Dec.

Norden, 26 Nov 2009