Finland Watch

This page provides links to English-language articles (and some in Finnish or Spanish) on public debates about domestic and foreign policy issues in Finland. I am also including articles about Finnish cultural scene.

 

Decline in Russian trade, oil prices bring down export numbers, YLE News, 8 February 2016

Monday paper review: Over-50s can't get work, state pays 350K in late payment interest and fire fatalities, YLE News, 8 February 2016

Reports of aggressive begging down, status of Roma dismal, YLE News, 8 February 2016

Here is why Finland’s plan to take more quota refugees is unwise by Alexis Kouros, Helsinki Times, 7 February 2016

PM willing to raise refugee quota, FM says Turkey should take the lead, YLE News, 7 February 2016

President opens charity drive, reiterates “only those fleeing real distress can be helped”, YLE News, 7 February 2016

Sámi Parliament President: “This past year has been tough” YLE News, 6 February 2016

Niinistö's speech was exceptional, perhaps unprecedented by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 February 2016

Niinistö slams debate culture in Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 February 2016

Immigration Service to close five more asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Govt proposes security guards for reception centres, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Study: Swedish-speaking Finns commit less crime than Finnish counterparts, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Friday's papers: Odin's soldiers, more speech analysis, and MP's death threats, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Nazi daggers, SS hats and a hangman's noose: On night patrol with the 'Soldiers of Odin', neo-Nazi led vigilantes vowing to 'keep Europe's women safe from migrant sex attacks' by Jake Wallis Simons, Mail Online, 4 February 2016

Finland's president says migrants are threatening Western values and many are not fleeing danger but just looking for an easier life by Simon Tomlinson, Mail Online, 4 February 2016

Opinion: Born in Finland, still a foreigner by Nadja Mikonen, YLE News, 4 February 2016

Veteran eurosceptic MEP launches new party, YLE News, 4 February 2016

Thursday's papers: Speech reactions, Caruna claims, Krasnyi Bor, integration classes, YLE News, 4 February 2016

President Niinistö: Migrants pose challenge to western values, YLE News, 3 February 2016

Universities follow suit: Tampere cheaper for foreign students than Helsinki in 2017, YLE News, 3 February 2016

Sipilä comes under severe criticism for education cuts by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 3 February 2016

Wednesday's papers: Aid waste, desirable leftovers, asylum seeker IDs, busy Gaga and tropical garden for sale, YLE News, 3 February 2016

Russian chemical waste site threatens Gulf of Finland, YLE News, 2 February 2016

Tuesday's papers: Cruz's Finnish connection, Helsinki worries about uni lay-offs, and record-breaking Wilma goes back to school, YLE News, 2 February 2016

Finnish PM drops promise to let refugees use his home by Reuters, The Guardian, 2 February 2016

Monday's papers: PM's home not secure for refugees, resistance to higher daycare fees, more teachers of Islam needed, YLE News, 1 February 2016

More than 500 asylum seekers from Russia in January, YLE News, 1 February 2016

Academics fear tuition fees for Finnish, EU university students, YLE News, 1 February 2016

Entrepreneurial burnout – one of the greatest obstacles to growth in Finland? YLE News, 31 January 2016

Philharmonia/Rouvali review – nervous energy gives tremendous results by Martin Kettle, The Guardian, 29 January 2016

Finland's Patria sells armoured vehicles to UAE, YLE News, 29 January 2016

Helsinki University tuition fees for non-EU students to reach up to 25,000 euros, YLE News, 29 January 2016

Sipilä meets Medvedev as Finland weighs approaches to Russia, YLE News, 29 January 2016

Friday's papers: "Jurase Park", Selänne controversy, and NHLers swerve service, YLE News, 29 January 2016

Nearly 3,000 asylum seekers have voluntarily left Finland, YLE News, 28 January 2016

Thursday's papers: Refugee crime stats, tax rate disparity, Zika virus warning, YLE News, 28 January 2016

Finland: World's second-least corrupt nation? YLE News, 28 January 2016

Finland expects to receive 30,000 family reunification applications by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 28 January 2016

EU pays most asylum seekers' reception costs in northern Finland, YLE News, 27 January 2016

Helsinki University to shrink payroll by nearly 1,000, YLE News, 27 January 2016

Orpo: Russia and Finland to step up border cooperation, YLE News, 27 January 2016

Government wants to make short time employment easier by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 27 january 2016

Wednesday's papers: Odin's domestic abusers, new biker gang, Berner on Posti future, YLE News, 27 January 2016

NGOs: Russia should not prevent asylum seekers from entering Finland, YLE News, 26 January 2016

Tuesday's papers: Räsänen's Russia worries, Sipilä's sell-off, and police crack down on hate speech, YLE News, 26 January 2016

Long-term politician Paavo Väyrynen withdraws from Centre Party leadership, YLE News, 26 January 2016

Iraqi asylum seeker lends a hand: The story of Ali and Linnéa, YLE News, 25 January 2016

Russian, Finnish interior ministers meet amid rising border worries, YLE News, 25 January 2016

SDP cements its position as largest party, Finns Party struggles to stem bleeding by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 January 2016

Monday's papers: The cost of alienation, refugees from Russia, hazardous roads, YLE News, 25 January 2016

Russian border guard to STT: Russian security service behind northeast asylum traffic, YLE News, 24 January 2016

‘Refugees are warm, emotional people. There’s a lot we can learn’ by Giles Duley, The Observer, 23 January 2016

Two Loldiers of Odin clowns arrested in Tampere during anti-immigrant parade, YLE News, 23 January 2016

Iraqis continue to withdraw asylum applications by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 January 2016

Immigration service refuses nearly half of 2015 asylum applications, YLE News, 22 January 2016

US experts gird Finnish officials for information war, YLE News, 22 January 2016

Friday’s papers: Finns Party falls, mercury rises, email bug spreads, YLE News, 22 January 2016

Over 70% of Finns are concerned about influx of asylum seekers by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 January 2016

Teaching migrants how to behave by Emma Jane Kirby, BBC News, 22 January 2016

Survey: Finns concerned about worsening security, YLE News, 21 January 2016

The Finland that can inspire the world by Wiliam Doyle, Helsinki Times, 21 January 2016

Thursday's papers: Does Russia know about an asylum seeker route to Finland? Are Sonera network services really that bad? YLE News, 21 January 2016

Finnish interior minister warns EU against scrapping Dublin rule, YLE News, 20 January 2016

Helsinki Police: Extent and nature of sexual harassment on New Year's Eve was exceptional by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 January 2016

Volunteers welcome at asylum seeker reception centres, YLE News, 20 January 2016

President concerned about asylum seekers' possible links with people smugglers, YLE News, 20 January 2016

Wednesday's papers: Labour market wrangling, Aarnio court case latest and hockey leadership lessons, YLE News, 20 January 2016

Soini defends Poland at EU ministers' meeting, YLE News, 19 January 2016

People in Finland have found a brilliant way to disrupt 'anti-immigrant patrols' by Bethan McKernan, Independent, 19 January 2016

Väyrynen: “Finland has no time to waste in exiting the euro” by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 19 January 2016

Tuesday's papers: Helsinki inheritance, the vegetarian threat, and Lada fans rejoice, YLE News, 19 January 2016

Defence Minister wants shorter call-up time for reservist training, YLE News, 18 January 2016

Monday's papers: MP bonuses, classroom streaming, firefighting women and immigrants wanted, YLE News, 18 January 2016

Finland's teachers: Concentrating immigrants in the same areas creates problems, YLE News, 18 January 2016

Loldiers of Odin: Clowns spoof street patrols in Tampere, YLE News, 17 January 2016

Finnish climate change research in Africa pays off, YLE News, 17 January 2016

German data surveillance includes Finland, YLE News, 16 January 2016

Finnish method can find cancer from blood sample, YLE News, 16 January 2016

US soldiers practice Arctic warfare in Lapland, YLE News, 15 January 2016

Friday's papers: Asylum seeker sex, store opening hours and confused MP clarifies column, YLE News, 15 January 2016

Finland needs cyber-espionage capabilities by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 15 January 2016

Kanerva: No further obstacles to deepening Finnish-Swedish military co-operation by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 14 January 2016

Thursday's papers: Official's migration abuse, housing market forecasts and eating well on a budget, YLE News, 14 January 2016

Cracking the Codes of Leena Krohn by Peter Bebergal, The New Yorker, 13 January 2016

Coalition govt's views on street patrols differ, YLE News, 13 January 2016

Wednesday's papers: Poor diets, snow fuss and Pitkämäki grumbles, YLE News, 13 January 2016

Political youth wings launch campaign against anti-immigrant websites, 12 January 2016

Tuesday's papers: Finland mourns David Bowie, YLE News, 12 January 2016

The number of redundancies stays at a high level by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 11 January 2016

Monday's papers: NATO no - for now, get license online, family man vanishes, YLE News, 11 January 2016

Gender equality ombudsman: Sexual harrassment not a new phenomenon, YLE News, 11 January 2016

Defence Minister: Finland and Sweden could maintain joint military units in future, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Study: Over half the population supports basic income scheme, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Finnish and Swedish PMs release joint statement: “Serious threat to our security”, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Refugees Welcome charity facilitates rooms for asylum seekers in Finnish homes, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Sexual harassment topic ignites social media debate, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Helsinki police chief: Civilian street patrols unnecessary, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Asylum seekers in the north claim threats and swindles by smugglers, YLE News, 9 January 2016

Professor calls into question Soini's tactics by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 January 2016

Friday's papers: Soft southern motorists, late Lapland trains, and hockey champion gossip, YLE News, 8 January 2016

Police chief: Different perspectives behind mixed messages on New Year's Eve crime, YLE News, 8 January 2016

Thursday's papers: Gold celebrations and the big freeze, YLE News, 7 January 2016

Orpo: Street patrols are associated with features that don't promote public safety by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 January 2016

Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel proposals look to bring cities closer than ever by Gwyn Topham, The Guardian, 6 January 2016

Orpo disappointed by police chief's street patrol comments, YLE News, 6 January 2016

Helsinki homeless rush to shelters as cold snap bites, YLE News, 6 January 2016

A tunnel to Tallinn? Helsinki believes it's feasible, YLE News, 5 January 2016

Identity checks in Denmark and Sweden to stem flow of migrants to Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 January 2016

Soininvaara: Finland is at a disadvntage due to its small language area by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 January 2016

Finland: No impact from Nordic border controls; eyes on Russian frontier, YLE News, 4 January 2016

Niinistö: “Immigration can never mean that our core values are questioned” by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 4 January 2016

Yle survey: Money top quality of life booster, YLE News, 3 January 2016

Interior Ministry: Undocumented asylum seekers face 'extremely difficult' journey to Finland, YLE News, 2 January 2016

Total of 32,478 asylum-seekers in 2015, YLE News, 1 January 2016

President Niinistö addresses migrant crisis in New Year's speech, YLE News, 1 January 2016

Finns pessimistic about economic outlook, expect unemployment to grow by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 1 January 2016

Libraries launch reading challenge in English, YLE News, 1 January 2016

PM Sipilä: Prepare for additional cuts in 2017, if competitiveness doesn't improve, YLE News, 31 December 2015

Govt pondering two jobless categories: Easy to employ and 'difficult cases', YLE News, 30 December 2015

Bad news for the government – new poll shows SDP on top, YLE News, 30 December 2015

Foreign-language speakers to account for almost 25% of Helsinki's population by Joonas Laitinen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 30 December 2015

Volunteer clinic concerned about expected sharp rise in undocumented migrants needing health care, YLE News, 29 December 2015

OAJ: Finland needs more teachers due to rise in asylum applications by Maria Manner – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 29 December 2015

Asylum-seekers educated, trained in forestry work in Lapland, YLE News, 28 December 2015

Police: Drunken racists target refugee centres, YLE News, 28 December 2015

Russian tourism to Finland is on the wane by Aapo Mentula – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 28 December 2015

Ban on bicycle border crossings at eastern Lapland border, YLE News, 27 December 2015

Sámi spokesperson urges respect for nature in all its forms, YLE News, 26 December 2015

Another green Christmas: Finland's fauna must adapt quickly to changing climate, YLE News, 26 December 2015

Five things to learn from the Moomins by Frank Cottrell Boyce, The Guardian, 25 December 2015

Pause in asylum seeker traffic at Russian border in Lapland, YLE News, 25 December 2015

Attempted arson at Turku school slated for asylum seeker housing, YLE News, 25 December 2015

Tuomioja questions gun enthusiasts' arguments against firearms directive by Juha-Pekka Raeste – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 25 December 2015

Over 1,000 turn up for charity holiday dinner, YLE News, 24 December 2015

Iraqis' Arrest in Finland Highlights Difficulties in Prosecuting Distant Crimes by Alison Smale, International New York Times, 24 December 2015

Christmas charity drive attracts record donations, provides meal cards for 22,000 families, YLE News, 24 December 2015

Finland banks on Santa in diplomatic charm offensive by Emily Cadman, Finsncial Times, 23 December 2015

EU grants Finland 8 million euros of emergency funds for migrant crisis, YLE News, 23 December 2015

Study: Most Finnish residents would keep euro despite perceived economic drawbacks, YLE News, 23 December 2015

Lutheran Archbishop slams govt over stricter asylum seeker policies, YLE News, 23 December 2015

Flak for plan to introduce mandatory military postings abroad, YLE News, 23 December 2015

Many migrants cancel asylum requests, queue to return to Iraq, YLE News, 22 December 2015

Two directives, two different approaches by Anni Lassila – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 22 December 2015

“Something terrible has happened”: Does Finland need to wake up to its gun problem? YLE News, 21 December 2015

One million euros for asylum seeker integration programmes, YLE News, 21 December 2015

Campaign for transparency in Lidl supply chains by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 20 December 2015

HS poll: Satisfaction with government plummets, YLE News, 20 December 2015

Finance Ministry: Economy in a rut, 1.2% growth in 2016, YLE News, 18 December 2015

Friday's papers: SDP tops party poll, praise from Putin and benefits to shrink in 2016, YLE News, 18 December 2015

Finland and Russia discuss refugee crisis, YLE News, 17 December 2015

Thousands of asylum applications already withdrawn, YLE News, 17 December 2015

Ministry for Foreign Affairs to continue its communication campaign for asylum seekers by Olli Pohjanpalo, Juho-Pekka Pekonen– Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 17 December 2015

All limits on shop opening times removed by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 17 December 2015

Thursday's papers: Rent relief for the rich, probing sick leave practices and a Finn shows up in Star Wars, YLE News, 17 December 2015

Finland seeks exception from EU gun ban by Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters, 16 December 2015

Government wins confidence vote, YLE News, 16 December 2015

Wednesday's papers: Islamophobia, closing tax loopholes, and visions of fast trains to Sweden, YLE News, 16 December 2015

Finnish films smash domestic cinema record, YLE News, 16 December 2015

Researchers cite Islamophobia and world politics as radicalisation factors, YLE News, 15 December 2015

Foreign students face tuition fees in Finland, YLE News, 15 December 2015

Tuesday's papers: Iraq investigated ISIS twins, refugees via Germany, MP naps in parliament, YLE News, 15 December 2015

Professors: Climate accord to boost Finnish exports by Verna Vuoripuro – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 December 2015

Finland to step up supervision of reception centres by Laura Halminen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 December 2015

Soini: Finland should follow Denmark's tough stance on asylum seekers, YLE News, 14 December 2015

BBCSO/Oramo review – mountainous programme remains at sea level by Andrew Clements, The Guardian, 14 December 2015

Finnish economy is still paralysed by Petri Sajari – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 December 2015

Monday's papers: Slippery roads, climate change, and prospects for a white Christmas, YLE News, 14 December 2015

Another rise in asylum seekers on eastern border, YLE News, 14 December 2015

Here's how much we'd all get if the UK dumped its welfare state and introduced a universal basic income scheme instead by Jim Edwards, Business Insider, 13 December 2015

Professor: Rural areas good for refugees, relations with Finns, YLE News, 13 December 2015

Mixed reactions in Finland to Paris climate accord, YLE News, 13 December 2015

Lessons from Finland: think BIG but act with pragmatism by Otto Lehto, BIEN, 11 December 2015

Neutral Finland to boost Iraq, Lebanon missions to help France by Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters, 11 December 2015

US hasn't asked Finland to participate in military operations against ISIS by Jarmo Huhtanen, Anna-Liina Kauhanen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 11 December 2015

SK: Anti-immigrant street patrols extend to Pori, YLE News, 11 December 2015

Friday's papers: ISIS arrests, restaurant troubles and appeals court chauvinism, YLE News, 11 December 2015

Interior Minister: 300 asylum seekers in Finland have links to terrorism, YLE News, 10 December 2015

Thursday's papers: Can Finland boost its UN status? Police asylum seeker fears, and university head's unlawful dismissal conviction, YLE News, 10 December 2015

Even in Finland, universal basic income is too good to be true by Declan Gaffney, The Guardian, 10 December 2015

FINLAND: Basic income experiment – what we know by Vito Laterza, BIEN, 9 December 2015

Yle poll: President Niinistö overwhelming favourite to win in 2018, YLE News, 9 December 2015

Ban Ki-moon: UN needs countries like Finland, YLE News, 9 December 2015

Government to put asylum seekers to work by Juhani Saarinen, Juho-Pekka Pekonen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 9 December 2015

Many Iraqis already want out of Finland – “I'm dying on the inside here” by Jukka Harju, Maija Aalto – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 9 December 2015

Wednesday's papers: A call to fight ISIS, bored refugees, Christmas spending, YLE News, 9 December 2015

Ministry of Defence: US asks for help in fighting ISIS, YLE News, 8 December 2015

Finland's hugely exciting experiment in basic income, explained by Dylan Matthews, Vox, 8 December 2015

Paying all UK citizens £155 a week may be an idea whose time has come by Jeremy Warner, The Telegraph, 8 December 2015

Finland marks Sibelius' 150th birthday, YLE News, 8 December 2015

Tuesday's papers: Food prices, refugee centre fire, final labour offer gone, YLE News, 8 December 2015

SAK: Wage settlement now hinges on EK and Government by Teemu Luukka – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 8 December 2015

Police discharge high-pressure air gun at counter-protesters on Independence Day Helsingin Sanomat - Helsinki Times, 7 December 2015

Sámi activists speak out at independence ball, YLE News, 7 December 2015

Finland is heading towards major insecurity in the labour market by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 7 December 2015

Researcher: Extreme right using independence patriotism to promote nationalism, YLE News, 7 December 2015

Monday's papers: Pageantry and pomp inside the presidential palace, police and protesters outside, YLE News, 7 December 2015

Finland plans to give every citizen 800 euros a month and scrap benefits by Will Gryce, Independent, 7 December 2015

To Lift Quality of Life and Economy, Finland Champions Universal Basic Income by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 December 2015

Free food at "poor man's ball" attracts hundreds in Helsinki, YLE News, 6 December 2015

Former PM Lipponen: Unions alone can't be blamed for lost competitiveness, YLE News, 5 December 2015

Finnish President mediated messages between presidents of Turkey and Russia, YLE News, 5 December 2015

Sibelius: notas de silencio por Luis Gago, El País, 4 de diciembre de 2015

Un compositor al aparato por Pablo L. Rodríguez, El País, 4 de diciembre de 2015

Jean Sibelius, visto de cerca por Minna Lindgren, El País, 4 de diciembre de 2015

Genios replegados por Rubén Amón, El País, 4 de diciembre de 2015

US violinist Christel Lee dazzles at Sibelius competition, YLE News, 4 December 2015

Econ omy still faltering - GDP down, investments on the wane, YLE News, 4 December 2015

Friday's papers: Slippery streets, Finns Party bleeds, a fruitful job search and the right to die, YLE News, 4 December 2015

Yle poll: Opposition parties more popular than government trio, YLE News, 3 December 2015

Thursday's papers: Stalled social contract talks, what do Finns trust? YLE News, 3 December 2015

New first: Chinese tourists outnumber Russians, YLE News, 2 December 2015

Employers pull out of negotiations for national labour market pact by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 2 December 2015

Unions concerned about impact of social and health care reform by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 2 December 2015

Wednesday's papers: Rape statistics and migrant violence debate, YLE News, 2 December 2015

Tuesday's papers: Stubb 'stupidity' and Leicester memories, YLE News, 1 December 2015

Postal strike ends, YLE News, 30 November 2015

PM: Finland "side by side" with France in crisis management operation, YLE News, 30 November 2015

AKT adamant, talks for a social contract on verge of collapse by Heikki Arola, Ville Eloranta, Virve Kähkönen, Teemu Luukka – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 30 November 2015

Monday's papers: Stubb's slip, crime and asylum seekers, and postal deal in sight? YLE News, 30 November 2015

Watch: Thousands participate in Helsinki climate change march, YLE News, 29 November 2015

Interior Ministry rep urges “objective, big picture” rape case perspective, YLE News, 28 November 2015

Justice Minister: Asylum seekers a security threat to Finland, YLE News, 27 November 2015

Irlanda y Finlandia ofrecen ayuda a Francia en África contra el terrorismo por Gabriela Cañas, El País, 27 de noviembre de 2015

Friday's papers: Valio blackmail, private healthcare growth in Helsinki, and Black Friday, YLE News, 27 November 2015

President pledges to cut carbon footprint, YLE News, 27 November 2015

Author Lindstedt slams government after Finlandia win, YLE News, 26 November 2015

Thursday's papers: Posti strike, end of collective pay deals, and bikini fitness star in focus, YLE News, 26 November 2015

End of the line: End of the line Nearing the Arctic Circle, refugees ask: “What is this place?” by Stephanie McCrummen, The Washington Post, 25 November 2015

Wednesday's papers: Sipilä crisis meeting, and concern over inactive kids, YLE News, 25 November 2015

Asylum applications drop in Finland after Sweden launches border checks by Lasse Kerkelä – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 23 November 2015

Disappointed Iraqis cancel asylum applications, YLE News, 24 November 2015

Tuesday's papers: 200k to change jobs, Infamous convict disappears, Snow for Christmas? YLE News, 24 November 2015

Stubb: Finland to be able to provide military assistance also to Baltics by Eeva Palojärvi – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 23 November 2015

Monday's papers: Power outages, postal strike, longer lives, YLE News, 23 November 2015

PM offers Finnish peacekeepers to help French in Mali, YLE News, 20 November 2015

Major forest industry companies take ex-trade union leader to court by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 20 November 2015

Friday's papers: Terrorism suspect arrest in Sweden, expanding postal strike and winter cycling, YLE News, 20 November 2015

President Niinistö: EU countries may race to tougher asylum rules, YLE News, 19 November 2015

Thursday's papers: SDP gains ground, postal strike starting, snow on the way, YLE News, 19 November 2015

Finland's depression is the final indictment of Europe's monetary union by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 18 November 1015

Support for intelligence activities rises after attacks in Paris by Jarmo Huhtanen, Martta Nieminen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 18 November 2015

Wednesday's papers: Terror fears in Saint-Denis and Hannover – but "the show must go on", YLE News, 18 November 2015

Tuesday's papers: Border checks, war crimes charges, health insurance terminations, YLE News, 17 November 2015

Finland to introduce income requirements for family reunifications by Eeva Palojärvi – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 16 November 2015

Supo: No need for new security threat ranking, YLE News, 16 November 2015

Finland arrests Iraqi man suspected of war crimes by Associated Press, The Washington Post, 16 November 2015

Monday's papers: Paris attacks dominate coverage, YLE News, 16 November 2015

Paper: Iraqi asylum seekers offer to help police find terror threats, YLE News, 16 November 2015

Watch: Interfaith, anti-violence demonstration in Helsinki, YLE News, 15 November 2015

Finland mulls constitution changes, web surveillance powers for intelligence police, YLE News, 15 November 2015

Citizens' initiative on referendum to exit euro makes it to Parliament, YLE News, 15 November 2015

Demonstration in Helsinki against grand mosque plans, YLE News, 15 November 2015

Finland dubbed “the sick man of Europe” in global media by Hanna Kärppä – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 November 2015

Immigration agency promises more checks on background of asylum applicants, YLE News, 14 November 2015

Finnish spectators in Stade de France describe confusion and panic, YLE News, 14 November 2015

Finland offers condolences and pledges to step up security following deadly Paris attacks, YLE News, 14 November 2015

Government to make permanent changes to terms of employment by Teemu Luukka – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 13 November 2015

Education cuts start to bite: Lappeenranta University cuts 13% of staff, YLE News, 13 November 2015

Friday's papers: Swedish border checks, family reunification dreams, Katainen at Slush and screens taking over, YLE News, 13 November 2015

Italian sources: Four jihadists had Finnish links, YLE News, 12 November 2015

Thursday's papers: Million dollar missile deal, effects of education cuts, and getting into the refugee reception centre business, YLE News, 12 November 2015

Wednesday's papers: Mysterious migration, Slushy start, private healthcare, vanishing wolves, YLE News, 11 November 2015

Interior Ministry: Finland set to reject two thirds of asylum seekers, YLE News, 11 November 2015

Close to 28,000 asylum seekers – Ministry fears reception centres will run out of space, YLE News, 10 November 2015

Study: Teens disillusioned, exhausted with school, YLE News, 10 November 2015

EVA: Finns work shortest hours in EU, YLE News, 10 November 2015

Municipalities are saving millions by cutting emissions by Heli Saavalainen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 10 November 2015

Tuesday's papers: Health reform reaction, asylum seekers, Soini sickness and Nieminen's final night, YLE News, 10 November 2015

Interior Minister: Finland will drop out of EU relocation if other countries don't get on board, YLE News, 9 November 2015

Gov't reveals scant details about social and health service shake-up, financing still unclear, YLE News, 9 November 2015

Monday's papers: Anticipating PM's reform details, buzz over annual Slush and boys' hobbies get more money than girls', YLE News, 9 November 2015

SDP on reform: Private sector will erode public services, constitutionality still an issue, YLE News, 7 November 2015

Govt concord over social and healthcare reform, YLE News, 7 November 2015

Friday's papers: Government in crisis over health, social reform plans, YLE News, 6 November 2015

PM Sipilä: Gov't "very likely" to fall, YLE News, 5 November 2015

Finnish Roma music celebrates European yearning, romance - and swing, YLE News, 5 November 2015

Immigration Service freezes Afghan asylum applications, YLE News, 5 November 2015

Thursday's papers: Trial of the century, happy SDP, and Ilves revival, YLE News, 5 November 2015

Yle poll: Finns Party support drops below 10 percent, YLE News, 4 November 2015

National industrial icon Arabia ceramics factory to close down by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 4 November 2015

Researcher: Migrants unlikely to come to Finland to practice terrorism, YLE News, 4 November 2015

Wednesday's papers: Security Police presser, youths not fit, Helsinki's property tax, Fathers of the Year, YLE News, 4 November 2015

Supo: Violent hate crimes, refugee links to violence affecting national security, YLE News, 3 November 2015

Immigration law reform to phase out asylum approvals on compassionate grounds, YLE News, 3 November 2015

Tax data: Average Finn earned around 3,000 euros a month in 2014, YLE News, 3 November 2015

Tuesday's papers: Bumper tax data special and racist abuse goes global, YLE News, 3 November 2015

Researchers: Baltic Sea health shows improvement, YLE News, 2 November 2015

Philharmonia/Salonen review – majesty and panache by George Hall, The Guardian, 2 November 2015

Monday's papers: Joutseno murder, pig farms, flu shot time, record highs, YLE News, 2 November 2015

Energy dependence on Russia has been exaggerated by Jarmo Huhtanen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 1 November 2015

Finn leads Ukraine rebels' media effort, YLE News, 1 November 2015

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