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Meet "the sexiest man in Finland"

Do you recognise this smooth haired man with a certain je ne sais quoi mousy greyness? Does he strike you as the sexiest man in Finland, which is how   Jacques Chirac once famously described him? He is Matti Vanhanen, the Finnish Prime Minister, who is said to have parted from a lover he met on the internet by sending her a curt text message...
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Is Russia everyone’s best friend now?

Is Russia everyone’s best friend today? Will we notice the difference if our oil comes from Russia now it has secured a pipeline through to Greece? It wasn’t so long ago that it halted oil supplies to Belarus after imposing hefty price rises. At its height, the dispute hit Russian oil supplies to Germany, Poland, Ukraine and other European countries. The closure...
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