| Dec 5, 2007
Hear sleigh bells ring as you glide through a snowy meadow overlooking Lake Tahoe, or along a frozen path outside Salzburg, Austria, or through the chilly countryside near Levi, Finland, on a holiday sleigh ride. The winter wonderland tours are among...
| Mar 24, 2010
Dr. Leena Peltonen, an unusually prolific genetics researcher whose team discovered mutated genes responsible for 15 inherited diseases and who established the department of human genetics at UCLA, died of cancer March 11 at her home in Finland. She was...
| Aug 9, 2009
Brecht at Night
Translated from the Estonian
by Eric Dickens
Dalkey Archive: 208 pp., $13.95 paper
In 1940, Helsinki received an unexpected visitor: Bertolt Brecht. Eventually to be known as the most famous German playwright after Goethe,...
| Apr 12, 2009
Some glimpses of the conductor from his friends and colleagues who were asked to share a key memory. The reminiscences were mostly written, at the invitation of The Times. Several were shared in interviews with music critic Mark Swed and staff writer Mike...
| Oct 28, 2010
Let's get this out at the start: Almost nothing said by the main character of this story, chef Stefan Richter, is accurately quoted. Otherwise, it would be a bleepin' tiresome story to bleepin' read all the bleepin' way to the bleepin' end.
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Nokia is cutting 4,000 jobs and will end its manufacturing in Hungary, Mexico and its home nation of Finland as it moves its phone making to Asia, the company announced Wednesday.
The Salo, Finland, factory, which is Nokia's oldest manufacturing plant,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:46 PM
TV writer, producer worked on 'The Monkees' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
Peter Meyerson, 81, a TV writer and producer who co-wrote the debut episodes of sitcom classics "The Monkees" and "Welcome Back, Kotter," died March 11 at Hoag...