Aland islands


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an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control

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The Aland Islands lie at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea, inhabited by a predominantly Swedish population who speak Swedish, and whose emotional ties were decidedly bound to Sweden.
TODAY'S SARABAND SELECTIONS CATTERICK: 2.20 On The Right Path, 2.50 Miss Abbey, 3.20 Zazamix, 3.50 Aland Islands (nap), 4.20 Stopped Out, 4.50 The Red Laird, 5.20 Bhakti.
"At this point we believe they are the oldest bottled beers in the world that can be drunk," said Rainer Juslin, of the autonomous Aland islands government, which will decide their fate and rights if tests at Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre reveal the yeast is remains alive or dormant.
The vintage champagne, thought to be from the early 19th century, was salvaged from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea near the Aland Islands, between Sweden and Finland in July.
It is thought there are 30 bottles still in the wreck, 200ft down near the Aland Islands, between Sweden and Finland.
The newly approved programmes are located in Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Germany (four Lander), Greece, Spain (11 regions), Finland (Aland Islands), France (countryside plus three regions), Italy (11 regions), Romania, Sweden, Slovakia and the United Kingdom (England).
The newly approved programmes are located in Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Germany (four Lander), Greece, Spain (11 regions), Finland (Aland Islands), France (countryside + three regions), Italy (11 regions), Romania, Sweden, Slovakia and the United Kingdom (England).
Paradyne (Nasdaq:PDYN), a provider of triple play Multi-service Access Nodes, has announced that Alands Datakommunikation, a DSL provider for the Aland Islands, has launched Finland's first commercial IPTV over DSL service.
The Finnish supreme court has decided that PAF, the Aland Islands Slot Machine Association, is allowed to set up an online gambling site.
The Aland Islands are situated in the Finnish archipelago in the Baltic sea between Finland and Sweden.
"The balloon came down safely in a field near Mariehamn on Wednesday afternoon," said Police Commissioner Bjorn Andersson, from the Aland Islands, off Finland's southwest coast.
Glanville fritillary butterflies on the Aland Islands have fluttered into a longstanding argument about whether inbreeding matters in the real world.
Viking Line is a Finnish shipping company that operates a fleet of ferries and cruise ferries between Finland, the Aland Islands, Sweden and Estonia.
Viking Line is a Finnish shipping Company (OMX: VK1V) that operates a fleet of ferriesand cruise ferries between Finland, the Aland Islands, Sweden and Estonia.
ALAND ISLANDS, unbeaten in three career starts, is one of a select team trainer Tim Vaughan is preparing for Aintree's Grand National meeting.