A round-up of stories that made headlines across the North this week.
The Talvivaara mine in east Finland is granted permission to discharge waste water.
Norway considers an Arctic rail link with Finland.
A military magazine says diplomacy in the Arctic needs to be backed by a strong military.
Several mayors in northeast Sweden want for a mining tax on companies operating in their areas.
Shell’s Arctic rigs head to Asia for repairs.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca