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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Alands Datakommunikation AB (Alcom) supplies Broadband Internet access and IPTV services to residential and business customers on the Aland Islands, as well as supplying these services to ISPs in neighbouring regions.
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.
Subdivisions: Six provinces, provincial self-rule for the Aland Islands.
In Finland, the TBE-endemic areas are mostly in the coastal regions: two thirds of cases come from the Aland Islands.
No doubt most visitors never see more than Helsinki and Uusimaa, Lapland or perhaps the Aland Islands and this is where the bias appears to be.
The Finnish supreme court has decided that PAF, the Aland Islands Slot Machine Association, is allowed to set up an online gambling site.
Sir, - The itinerant Canadian weather balloon has done rather better in locating the Aland Islands than the Royal Mail in Birmingham.
This was made clear in the Aland Islands decision of 1920, where it was established that the important role of self-determination had not yet reached ".
Glanville fritillary butterflies on the Aland Islands have fluttered into a longstanding argument about whether inbreeding matters in the real world.
Paradyne (NASDAQ:PDYN), a leading provider of triple play broadband loop carriers (BLCs) and Ethernet access equipment, today announced that Alands Datakommunikation (Alcom), the primary DSL provider for the Aland Islands has recently launched Finland's first commercial IPTV over DSL service.
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.
Tim Walford's mare built on her debut third to Aland Islands at Newcastle when upped to 3m at that track two starts ago, finishing two lengths behind subsequent winner Red Rocco.
However, he could do more than win impressively and we ought to know a bit more about his prospects as a chaser after his clash with the easy Newcastle winner Aland Islands and the in-form Ulysse Collonges in the Constant Security Novices' Chase.