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Friday 18.8.2017

WORLD: Terror attack in Barcelona followed later by another in Cambrils.

13 dead and two suspects have been caught. Police are still searching for the driver. The CIA informed Barcelona previously about a likely attack on the area. Read latest news on BBC.


First in the world: an artificial iris that reacts to light to work was developed in Tampere.

This development still requires a lot of research before the synthetic irises can be worn. Research and testing conducted by Tampere University of Technology shows, that it is possible to make light-sensitive artificial iris. (Aamulehti)


Thousands of invasive moths arrived to Finland from Estonia.

A great number of invasive moths flew to Finland last week.  So far, the species has been found in South west of Finland and Uusimaa. The gypsy moths maggots eat tree leafs which slow downs the tree growth. (Helsingin Sanomat)


S-Group terminates contract with Otto-cash machines.

Automatia will have to remove the Otto-cash machines from the S-Group’s premises, which will also cause significant changes in the network of Otto machines in the upcoming months. (Turun Sanomat)


Cycling event will take over Turku this weekend.

The Turku Touring will take place upcoming weekend, this will affect the usual traffic in the city centre of Turku on Saturday morning from 7am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. (Turun Sanomat)