Finland Watch

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

 

Ex-US Envoy to UN Haley Schooled by Finns Angered by Free Healthcare Criticism, Sputnik, 21 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 21 March 2019

Thursday's papers: Financing the welfare state, legal corruption and Stone Age farmers, YLE News, 21 March 2019

Social Democratic Nations Rank Happiest on Global Index (Again). US Ranking Falls (Again) by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 20 March 2019

Finland is offering the chance to 'rent a Finn' and a free trip after winning happiest country in the world by Chelsea Ritschell, Independent, 20 March 2019

Paper: Russia intercepted more than 1K attempted border crossings into Finland, YLE News, 20 March 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 March 2019

The world's happiest countries REVEALED: Finland comes top while South Sudan is the bleakest as the UK climbs the table and the US falls to its lowest ranking EVER by Connor Boyd, Mail Online, 20 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 20 March 2019

Wednesday's papers: SDP lead improves, Finnish food over the years, and the spring equinox, YLE News, 20 March 2019

Finland celebrates equality: Data reveals current gender realities, YLE News, 19 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 19 March 2019

Tuesday's papers: University admission rates, Helsinki daycare expansion, and a strike in Oulu, YLE News, 19 March 2019

Poll: Attitudes toward immigration becoming more positive, YLE News, 18 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 18 March 2019

Monday’s papers: Pipeline politics, a new hope for treating depression and electric scooters, YLE News, 18 March 2019

THL: Hundreds of thousands affected by traffic noise in Finland, YLE News, 18 March 2019

Local issues beat out national concerns on the campaign trail by David Mac Dougall, News Now Finland, 17 March 2019

Experts detect big differences in party stances on climate change, YLE News, 17 March 2019

Out of the blue by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 16 March 2019

Finns Party activist criticised over New Zealand terror attack post, News Now Finland, 16 March 2019

, Helsinki Times, 16 March 2019

Finland’s climate strike kids: "We’re ruining this planet", YLE News, 15 March 2019

All Points North #44: Platforms, promises and platitudes - Finns Party, YLE News, 15 March 2019

Report: Children returning to Finland from ISIS, YLE News, 15 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 15 March 2019

Happening Now: Thousands of students join climate change rallies, News Now Finland, 15 March 2019

Friday’s papers: Lagging productivity, firearm attitudes and taxing the little guy, YLE News, 15 March 2019

Foreign-language community growing faster than expected in Helsinki area, YLE News, 14 March 2019

River ice and white hares: Signs of climate change in Finnish nature, YLE News, 14 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 14 March 2019

Thursday's papers: Land of Free Press, EU urges tax change, student climate walkout, YLE News, 14 March 2019

Author challenges idea of post-class Finland, YLE News, 13 March 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 13 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 13 March 2019

From London to Vantaa, Brexit chaos is already hurting Finnish businesses by David Mac Dougall, News Now Finland, 13 March 2019

Wednesday's papers: Russian interference, budget woes, and declining trade unions, YLE News, 13 March 2019

EU Boeing aircraft ban affects Norwegian flights in Helsinki, YLE News, 13 March 2019

Estonian workers increasingly head home as salaries catch up with Finland, YLE News, 12 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 12 March 2019

Tuesday's papers: Pol's fears of "alternate" realities, axing MP perks, are the kids OK? YLE News, 12 March 2019

Finland passes enhanced surveillance bills without a vote, YLE News, 11 March 2019

Membership in trade unions continues to fall YLE News, 11 March 2019

El autobús autónomo finlandés se para a las dos horas de su presentación por Raúl Limón, El País, 11 marzo 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 11 March 2019

Monday's papers: Jobs for immigrants, students abroad and fugitive on the run, YLE News, 11 March 2019

Finland divided on immigration issue, survey shows, YLE News, 10 March 2019

Every ninth species in Finland endangered, says new report, YLE News, 9 March 2019

Sisu and the American Dream, cheaper childcare, and cannabis legalisation - Finland in the World Press by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 9 March 2019

All Points North #43: Govt's unexpected resignation - and Left Alliance election promises, YLE News, 8 March 2019

Govt falls: President asks cabinet to continue in caretaker capacity, YLE News, 8 March 2019

Friday's papers: Tougher sex crime penalties, women MPs and investors, YLE News, 8 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 8 March 2019

“Finland has failed in integration,” states education policy chief at OAJ by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 March 2019

Finland seeks international court to try Isis fighters, YLE News, 7 March 2019

Green MEP accused of pro-Russia bias over anti-corruption resolution, YLE News, 7 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 7 March 2019

Thursday's papers: European arrest warrant, pols' liberal shift, golden years at work, YLE News, 7 March 2019

Yle poll: Undecided voters drift toward Finns Party, SDP, YLE News, 7 March 2019

Amnesty slams Finland for treatment of victims of sexual violence by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 7 March 2019

Climate protesters climb Finnish Parliament House pillars, YLE News, 6 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 6 March 2019

Wednesday's papers: Mutual consent, past Russian border tensions, mobile service wars, YLE News, 6 March 2019

Report: More people using income support to meet benefits shortfall as poverty rises in Finland, YLE News, 5 March 2019

Timo Soini to leave Parliament after 16 years, YLE News, 5 March 2019

I tried to help Dubai's Princess Latifa to escape – a year on, I dream of her release by Radhika Sanghani, The Guardian, 5 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 5 March 2019

Tuesday's papers: Finland's safest cities, bugs for lunch and seasonal time change, YLE News, 5 March 2019

No new activation model stage two by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 5 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 4 March 2019

Monday's papers: Estonian elections, war games, thin ice, YLE News, 4 March 2019

A really simple guide to Finland's 2019 parliamentary election, YLE News, 3 March 2019

Dead-end asylum process likely behind rise in reported threats against reception centre staff, says Migri official, YLE News, 2 March 2019

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 2 March 2019

All Points North #42: Platforms, promises and platitudes - Swedish People's Party, YLE News, 1 March 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 1 March 2019

Friday's papers: Hybrid threat tightens land deals, fearful Finns Party, ski jumper's funeral, YLE News, 1 March 2019

Estonian politicians target voters in Finland ahead of Sunday’s elections, News Now Finland, 28 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 28 February 2019

One month until Brexit – a guide for Brits in Finland, News Now Finland, 28 February 2019

Thursday's papers: Top European healthcare, new Children's Ombudsman and back to winter, YLE News, 28 February 2019

Wednesday's papers: Earthquakes in Helsinki, school air conditioning dispute, Immigration Service facelift, YLE News, 27 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 27 February 2019

Oulu Muslim community centre attacked by vandals, News Now Finland, 26 February 2019

Finland’s birth rate continues drop - immigration behind slight population increase, YLE News, 26 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 26 February 2019

Tuesday's papers: Post-election govt, former ISIS fighters, mystery quake, YLE News, 26 February 2019

Feminist Party launches election campaign with 100 initiatives on equality, News Now Finland, 25 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 25 February 2019

Parliament candidates aim to shatter Finland's minority glass ceiling by David Mac Dougall, News Now Finland, 25 February 2019

Monday's papers: Urban growth, Tallinn tunnel, dust and pollen, YLE News, 25 February 2019

The battle to save Lapland: 'First, they took the religion. Now they want to build a railroad' by Tom Wall, The Guardian, 23 February 2019

Returning jihadists, street artists from Benin, and universal basic income - Finland in the World Press by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 23 February 2019

All Points North #41: Platforms, promises and platitudes - Blue Reform, YLE News, 22 February 2019

HS: Finns Party continues resurgence, support for ruling coalition falls to new low by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 22 February 2019

Friday's papers: Child marriage ban, disgruntled farmers and stray dog attack, YLE News, 22 February 2019

"Painfully clear, political": Academic slams govt's immigration crime prevention plans, YLE News, 21 February 2019

Citizens' initiative to stop activation model voted down in Parliament following most unusual debate by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 21 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 21 February 2019

Thursday's papers: Professors v minister, polling analysis and a Bolivian ski star, YLE News, 21 February 2019

Faster asylum process, civics test, proof of study or work: Govt's plans to combat immigrant crime, YLE News, 20 February 2019

Finland won't strip citizenship from ISIS fighters, minister says, YLE News, 20 February 2019

Minister of Defence lashes out at experts commenting on intelligence bills by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 February 2019

HS: ECHR asks Finland to give account of death of ex-asylum seeker in Iraq by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 20 February 2019

Wednesday's papers: Swedes live longer, interest rate caps, and Berner's exit, YLE News, 20 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 19 February 2019

Tuesday's papers: Taxi drivers face racism, two-mom families and new Hornets for Finland, YLE News, 19 February 2019

Collapse of INF Treaty would be a big loss to Europe, says Niinistö by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 February 2019

Finland terminates 45-year development cooperation with Zambia over graft concerns, YLE News, 18 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 18 February 2019

Union: Finnish worker toils 34 days to reach boss’ one-day pay, YLE News, 18 February 2019

Monday's papers: Profiting from foreign students, electric car dreams and road safety, YLE News, 18 February 2019

The next generation demands more government action on climate change by Petja Pirhonen, News Now Finland, 17 February 2019

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 16 February 2019

All Points North #40: Platforms, promises and platitudes - Christian Democrats, YLE News, 15 February 2019

Friday's papers: Reform troubles, dangerous level crossings and February heat wave, YLE News, 15 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 15 February 2019

Helsinki Council votes to cut meat and dairy use by 50% over six years, News Now Finland, 14 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 14 February 2019

Thursday's papers: High school seniors' big day, ID card issues, doggone metro, YLE News, 14 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 13 February 2019

Wednesday's papers: Iraqi proposal, care home complaint and Helsinki hotel boom, YLE News, 13 February 2019

Teivo Teivainen: "La idea era ver qué pasaba con una subvención sin condiciones", Cadena Ser, 12 febrero 2019 (audio)

Supreme Administrative Court rules Finland should grant asylum to Turkish Kurd, YLE News, 12 February 2019

Tuesday’s papers: Hidden cost of gambling, the branded welfare state and snow tantrums, YLE News, 12 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 12 February 2019

Finland’s basic income is making people happier and healthier by Kiki Cekota, North 99, 11 February 2019

"I'm broken, depressed": Foreigners struggle to find work in Finland, YLE News, 11 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 11 February 2019

Monday's papers: Population bust, health care payoffs and a new millionaire, YLE News, 11 February 2019

Survey: More than one-third believe outside forces trying to influence voting, YLE News, 11 February 2019

Interior minister: Asylum seekers must be tested on civic awareness, YLE News, 10 February 2019

More than 400,000 people in Finland take anti-depressants, YLE News, 10 February 2019

Courts overturned hundreds of asylum decisions in 2018, YLE News, 9 February 2019

Tributes to Matti, bribes from Migri, and the problem with free money – Finland in the World Press by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 9 February 2019

"Disappointing results from the Finnish basic income experiment" by Heikki Hiilamo, University of Helsinki, 8 February 2019

Report: Finnish soldiers with Nazi units likely killed Jews and other civilians, News Now Finland, 8 February 2019

All Points North #39: Breaking into the Finnish job market with Taina Susiluoto and Eve Kyntäjä, YLE News, 8 February 2019

Government survives vote of confidence over elder care, 99-88, YLE News, 8 February 2019

Redundancies remain at relatively low level in 2018 by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 8 February 2019

Finland's basic income trial boosted well-being, but not employment by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 8 February 2019

Friday's papers: Basic income trial results, layoff season and Finnish-Swedish defence, YLE News, 8 February 2019

Update: Government submits special Brexit proposal to parliament, News Now Finland, 7 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 7 February 2019

Thursday's papers: Job-shedding fears, govt hype, gourmet shoplifters, Matti's gems, YLE News, 7 February 2019

Watchdog probes up to 15 deaths at senior care homes, YLE News, 6 February 2019

Govt pledges more resources for senior care after heated parliamentary debate, YLE News, 6 February 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 6 February 2019

Finnish professionals brace for Brexit uncertainty by David Mac Dougall, News Now Finland, 6 February 2019

Pirita Näkkäläjärvi column: Landmark decisions bring new hope for the Sámi, News Now Finland, 6 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 6 February 2019

Wednesday's papers: Experts blast spending report, police academy abuse exposed, house fire claims lives, YLE News, 6 February 2019

Tuesday's papers: Eulogies for Nykänen, taxes, and shovelling snow can be good for you, YLE News, 5 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 5 February 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 February 2019

Next govt needs €2b in cuts or higher taxes, ministry says, YLE News, 4 February 2019

Finland backs Guaidó as Venezuela's interim president, YLE News, 4 February 2019

Monday's papers: Traffic disruptions, sex crime poll, gender-neutral titles, YLE News, 4 February 2019

Say what? The message behind political party election slogans by Petja Pirhonen, News Now Finland, 4 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 4 February 2019

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 3 February 2019

It's official: Finland wants to end daylight saving time, YLE News, 2 February 2019

UN Committee slams Finland over Sami electorate ruling, YLE News, 1 February 2019

All Points North #38: Top 5 reasons Finland loves lists with Peter Vesterbacka and Frank Martela, YLE News, 1 February 2019

Finland doubles assistance to encourage voluntary repatriation, YLE News, 1 February 2019

Friday's papers: Risks grow in national assessment, mid-income earners dwindle, Centre Party dips in survey, YLE News, 1 February 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 31 January 2019

Thursday's papers: Snow hazard, inactive kids and students' poor money skills, YLE News, 31 January 2019

Opposition parties to challenge government over senior care, YLE News, 30 January 2019

Grave neglect revealed in privatised elderly care - unions demand immediate measures by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 30 January 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 30 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 30 January 2019

Wednesday's papers: Cash over care, sidewalk injuries and overturned conviction, YLE News, 30 January 2019

Esperi Care boss resigns amid ongoing criticism, News Now Finland, 29 January 2019

Finland holds at third in least corrupt countries ranking, YLE News, 29 January 2019

Sipilä under fire for remarks about Esperi Care by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 29 January 2019

UK Finns brace for Brexit: “I feel a bit sad for the kids”, YLE News, 29 January 2019

Tuesday's papers: Snowy roads, elderly care scrutiny, visiting Swedish PM, YLE News, 29 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 29 January 2019

Finland to start work on special act to prepare for no-deal Brexit by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 28 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 28 January 2019

Monday's papers: Weather warnings, youth concerns, the PM and refugees, YLE News, 28 January 2019

Politicians split on how to make immigrants integrate by Petja Pirhonen, News Now Finland, 26 January 2019

Inequality focus of Left Alliance election campaign, YLE News, 26 January 2019

#MeToo, immigration debates, and school lunches – Finland in the World Press by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 26 January 2019

Labour market organisations demand action programme regarding migrant labour by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 25 January 2019

Government mulling no-deal-Brexit travel protocol for Brits in Finland, YLE News, 25 January 2019

Government proposes bill to guarantee UK citizens' right of residence post-Brexit, YLE News, 25 January 2019

All Points North #37: Much ado about Brexit with Ilkka Salmi and Tim Bird, YLE News, 25 January 2019

Finnish expatriates now able to vote by post for first time, YLE News, 25 January 2019

January difficult month for poor families in Finland, YLE News, 25 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 25 January 2019

Friday's papers: Finland's affinity for nuclear power, citizens' climate concerns and lawnmowers cut the ice, YLE News, 25 January 2019

Government pulls bill to ratify UN declaration on indigenous peoples' rights, YLE News, 24 January 2019

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 24 January 2019

Thursday's papers: Finland tops Good Country Index, Lapland popular among the Chinese and veggie sales rise, YLE News, 24 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 24 January 2019

Outgoing Sipilä government leaving long-term problems unsolved, researchers say, YLE News, 23 January 2019

Migri "ready" to begin advance processing of Brits' residence applications, YLE News, 23 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 23 January 2019

Wednesday’s papers: Civics tests, migrant labour and Siberian chill, YLE News, 23 January 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 January 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 22 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 22 January 2019

Tuesday's papers: Bitter cold, mental health taboos, charity knighthood, and plenty of TV, YLE News, 22 January 2019

Investigation: Neste still buying palm oil from mills caught in illegal rainforest harvests by David Mac Dougall and Elias Huuhtanen, News Now Finland, 21 January 2019

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 21 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 21 January 2019

Monday's papers: Failed integration, the future of clear-cut logging, and golden jackals, YLE News, 21 January 2019

2% of rejected asylum seekers pose security threat, says NBI, YLE News, 19 January 2019

Helsinki’s new pedestrian plans ‘will bring more cars’ to the capital by Petja Pirhonen, News Now Finland, 19 January 2019

All Points North #36: Media coverage of child sex abuse allegations with Anu Koivunen and Sam Kingsley, YLE News, 18 January 2019

Collapse of Brexit deal to complicate operations 15,000 Finnish businesses by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 17 January 2019

Friday's papers: Incomes register security concerns, forced sterilisation and depressed workers, YLE News, 18 January 2019

PM: Brits in Finland should register with immigration services, YLE News, 17 January 2019

Finns Party on an upward trend, NCP creeps closer to SDP, confirms poll by HS by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 17 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 17 January 2019

Thursday's papers: Blizzard, indecisive voters, bars to deportation, YLE News, 17 January 2019

Finnish travel poll: Most plan domestic or nearby holidays with an emphasis on local culture, YLE News, 16 January 2019

Integration panel submits 40-step education proposal, YLE News, 16 January 2019

Migri: Number of first-time asylum seekers keeps falling, YLE News, 16 January 2019

Finnish Parliament affirms support for three proposals to prevent sex crimes by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 16 January 2019

Wednesday's papers: Slow assault litigation, robotics in Tampere, Arctic jet set wonderland, YLE News, 16 January 2019

Finnish politicians react to Brexit vote, News Now Finland, 16 January 2019

Finnish government makes first hesitant Brexit promises to Brits, News Now Finland, 15 January 2019

"A bureaucratic pain": Brits in Finland seek answers on Brexit, YLE News, 15 January 2019

Consent campaign yields results as ministry revamps rape laws, YLE News, 15 January 2019

Report: Rise in overseas flights harms climate more than driving, YLE News, 15 January 2019

Finnwatch: Majority of Finland's baby box products made in sweatshop locations, YLE News, 15 January 2019

Finland and China pledge to increase co-operation as Niinistö meets Xi in Beijing by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 15 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 15 January 2019

A country divided: how Finnish journalists are covering Britain's Brexit chaos, News Now Finland, 15 January 2019

Tuesday's papers: Finland's sexual abuse statistics, sports and human rights talk in China, YLE News, 15 January 2019

Three shots fired through Finnish-Iraqi couple's front door, YLE News, 14 January 2019

Citizens' initiative on deporting foreign sex offenders unlikely to reach lawmakers, YLE News, 14 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 14 January 2019

Monday's papers: Claims on Finnishness, citizenship obstacles and 'Buy Finland', YLE News, 14 January 2019

Finland is the number one country to travel to in 2019 by Aliza Gulab, Business Insider, 11 January 2019 (video)

Laboratorios de futuro social por Cristina Manzano, El País, 11 enero 2019

Defence Forces mum on price of new Israeli-made radar system, YLE News, 11 January 2019

All Points North #35: Poverty in Finland with Eeva-Maria Grekula, Liisa Heinämäki and Jiri Sironen, YLE News, 11 January 2019

Teens demand climate change action in Helsinki demonstration, YLE News, 11 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 11 January 2019

Friday’s papers: Gov PR junkets under fire, drugged driving and millions paid to home-owners claiming housing benefit, YLE News, 11 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 10 January 2019

Immigrant journalist training programme confronts its critics by Petja Pirhonen, News Now Finland, 10 January 2019

Thursday's papers: Climate strike, avalanche risk and liquorice pipes, YLE News, 10 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 9 January 2019

Wednesday's papers: Metro disruption, minors targeted on social apps and sleeping rough, YLE News, 9 January 2019

by by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 8 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 8 January 2019

Tuesday's papers: Parliament returns, Tor drug case begins, snow cancels flights, YLE News, 8 January 2019

Poll: Smartphones, large classes affecting school kids' ability to concentrate, YLE News, 7 January 2019

Car sales slumped in late 2018 amid concerns over diesel, climate report, YLE News, 7 January 2019

Gender equality increasingly the norm on Finnish Union Boards by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Unin News from Finland, 7 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 7 January 2019

Monday's papers: Underage snus video, large police case load and the engines that couldn't, YLE News, 7 January 2019

Finnish white privilege #57: Finland’s “hostile environment” against migrants by Enrique Tessieri, Migrant Tales, 6 January 2019

Green agenda for the next generation of parliament candidates by David Mac Dougall, News Now Finland, 5 January 2019

"Finland should strip residence permits from criminals," says parliamentary speaker, YLE News, 5 January 2019

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 4 January 2019

Friday's papers: Reformed alcohol law fallout, President's response to criticism, toy market, YLE News, 4 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 4 January 2019

Thursday's papers: Storm damage, presidential message, unpaid taxes, meteor showers, YLE News, 3 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 3 January 2019

Another increase in Finnish citizenship applications, as Brexit deadline looms, News Now Finland, 2 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 2 January 2019

Wednesday's papers: Activation model criticism, safe freeway and train delays, YLE News, 2 January 2019¨

President emphasises migration in New Year's speech, YLE News, 1 January 2019¨

President denounces extremism and intolerance in New Year speech, News Now Finland, 1 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 1 January 2019

Finnish researchers uncover effects of smoking on DNA of unborn children by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 1 January 2019

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 31 December 2018

Guarded warehouse near airport and mysterious cargos from Baghdad; what is the US embassy in Helsinki up to? by Will Sillitoe, Helsinki Times, 29 December 2018

Gallup poll: Finns optimistic about future wellbeing, pessimistic about global politics, YLE News, 29 December 2018

President Niinistö calls Putin for talks, News Now Finland, 28 December 201

Espoo goes firework-free for New Year, as citizen’s initiative seeks ban, News Now Finland, 28 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 28 December 2018

Friday's papers: English education, economic growth and slippery sidewalks, YLE News, 28 December 2018

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 27 December 2018

by Adam Oliver Smith, Helsinki Times, 27 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 27 December 2018

Thursday's papers: Fireworks ban, ski lift sabotage and most desirable employers, YLE News, 27 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 26 December 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 25 December 2018

Christmas charity dinner feeds more than 1,000, YLE News, 24 December 2018

Cold comfort Christmas for tens of thousands of Finns, News Now Finland, 24 December 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 December 2018

All Points North #34: A look back at 2018, YLE News, 21 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 21 December 2018

Friday's papers: Parents retain access to tween health records, controversial 'spit hoods' and no room for baby Jesus, YLE News, 21 December 2018

At home with Santa Claus by Pedro Grifol, El País in English, 20 December 2018

Finnish government keeps 5000 Brits in the dark over Brexit plans, News Now Finland, 20 December 2018

Activation model neither activates people nor helps in finding a job, it simply cuts unemployment benefits by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 20 December 2018

Income differences widened in Finland in 2017, says Statistics Finland by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 20 December 2018

Thursday's papers: Zimbabwe crash investigation, social media trust and Santa Claus Republic, YLE News, 20 December 2018

The dark history of Santa's city: how Rovaniemi rose from the ashes by Peter Watts, The Guardian, 19 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 19 December 2018

Wednesday's papers: Farmer payday loans, taxi rides for children's rights and church membership, YLE News, 19 December 2018

"Climate change a major market distortion": Central Bank forecasts slowing economic growth, YLE News, 18 December 2018

Finland’s high earners saw bigger income boost than mid, low earners in 2017, YLE News, 18 December 2018

Report: Finland's environment suffering from human activity, YLE News, 18 December 2018

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 18 December 2018

Tuesday's papers: Sensible shopping, darker days, misleading names, and the case of the dill sniffer, YLE News, 18 December 2018

Finland sees more suicides than EU average, YLE News, 17 December 2018

Morning headlines, News Now Finland, 17 December 2018

Monday's papers: Snowy roads, blood donors, defeats in ring and rink, comet on the rise, YLE News, 17 December 2018

Ex-Centre grandee Väyrynen hits target to register new party, YLE News, 17 December 2018

Think-tank: Finland’s tumbling birthrate could cost billions, YLE News, 15 December 2018

 

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