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February 02, 2019 - BBC News

The city with no homeless on its streets

The city with no homeless on its streets
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Finland's capital Helsinki rough sleeping has been almost eradicated thanks to a groundbreaking scheme.

Emerging from Helsinki's grandiose central railway station on a bitterly cold evening, it does not take long before you notice something unusual. There are no rough sleepers and no-one is begging.

The contrast with the UK's major towns and cities - where rough sleepers curled up in sleeping bags, blankets or tents are a common sight - is striking.

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