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.

 

Ranks of jobless grew by 27,000 last year by Tuomo Pietiläinen, Janne Toivonen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 23 January 2015

Supo: Number of Finnish converts visiting Syria greatly exaggerated, YLE News, 23 January 2015

Friday's papers: ECB package, cyber security, icebreaker for sale, YLE News, 23 January 2015

Davos 2015: Finland opens door to Greece renegotiation by Chris Giles, Financial Times, 22 January 2015

Finland waiting on more details of US-Estonian air force invite, YLE News, 22 January 2015

Finnish conductor to compose for New York Philharmonic, YLE News, 22 January 2015

Thursday's papers: Air exercise invitation, no charges in police shooting, dangers of drink, YLE News, 22 January 2015

Ex-diplomat launches attack on development aid system, YLE News, 21 January 2015

Niinistö meeting EU leaders in Brussels, Stubb to Davos forum, YLE News, 21 January 2015

Wednesday's papers: Obama on the US economy, unemployment in Finland, views on local services, YLE News, 21 January 2015

Niinistö: More info needed on air force exercises, YLE News, 20 January 2015

New Union Confederation planned for 2016 by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 20 January 2015

Unemployment, long-term joblessness up in December, YLE News, 20 January 2015

Tuesday's papers: Food price comparisons, 'the Curse of development aid', and the PM speeds up once again, YLE News, 20 January 2015

BBCSO/Oramo review – electrifying Rachmaninov and Nielsen with nobility by Tim Ashley, The Guardian, 19 January 2015

Current economic crisis already longer than in 1990s by Heikki Arola – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 19 January 2015

US seeks Finnish support for Arctic goals, YLE News, 19 January 2015

Monday's papers: Food price wars begin, backing down from air drills, elder care concerns and an end to slip 'n slide weather, YLE News, 19 January 2015

Dramatic drop in Russian tourism bodes ill, says travel manager, YLE News, 18 January 2015

Party leaders at odds over merits of consensus politics, YLE News, 17 January 2015

Talks of a ‘superunion' raise high hopes for Finland's workers, YLE News, 17 January 2015

Finland does not appeal to asylum seekers by Janne Toivonen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 16 January 2015

Friday's papers: Hazardous roads, Oulu murders, police access to passenger data and super-union talks, YLE News, 16 January 2015

Helsinki decision-makers cool over spending public money on Guggenheim, YLE News, 16 January 2015

Thursday's papers: Foreigner crime stats, Turku Islamist deported and overweight kids cause concern, YLE News, 15 January 2015

Debate over undocumented immigrants' right to health care heats up into a ruckus by Olli Pohjanpalo – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 January 2015

Latest indicators: Finnish economy stagnating, YLE News, 14 January 2015

Report puts foreign intelligence gathering, online surveillance on the agenda, YLE News, 14 January 2015

Russia moves first troops to Arctic base near Finnish border, YLE News, 14 January 2015

2014 saw a marked increase in redundancies in the service sector by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 14 January 2015

Finnish experts: Solar and wind power yield cheapest energy, YLE News, 14 January 2015

Wednesday's papers discuss Russia: in the Finnish Parliament, near the border and at sea, YLE News, 14 January 2015

Tuesday's papers: Detentions on the way out, trouble in Malta and Finnish musicians feel the recession pinch, YLE News, 13 January 2015

Haglund: Finnish troops could be in Iraq by March, YLE News, 12 January 2015

Finland named in plan to send non-combat troops to Iraq, YLE News, 12 January 2015

Monday's papers: Mockery warning, tagging low income earners and tax debt forgiveness, YLE News, 12 January 2015

Minister of Justice: Blasphemy law need not be changed, YLE News, 11 January 2015

HS: Communications ministry opposed to extra online surveillance powers, YLE News, 11 January 2015

Tuomioja: Terrorism recognizes no borders, YLE News, 10 January 2015

Tour booklet includes darker sides of Sibelius's life, YLE News, 9 January 2015

Yle survey: Majority of Finns support NATO referendum, YLE News, 9 January 2015

Friday's papers: Terror threat in Europe, tax model from Estonia, YLE News, 9 January 2015

Traffic over Finnish-Russian border drops by one third, YLE News, 8 January 2015

Thursday's papers: Paris attack reaction, ski season opens, and athlete complaints, YLE News, 8 January 2015

Wednesday's papers: Sidestepping sanctions, gauging the political spectrum and skating the frozen sea, YLE News, 7 January 2015

Study: Migration policy promotes foreigner inequality in the workforce, YLE News, 5 January 2015

OP still under attack, Danske Bank also down, YLE News, 5 January 2015

Yle survey: Russian-Finnish relations significantly weakened by Ukraine crisis, YLE News, 4 January 2015

Survey: Finns think they're over-regulated, YLE News, 4 January 2015

Poll: Russia not a security threat for Finland, YLE News, 2 January 2015

Russian visitor crunch bites into Finnish tourism, YLE News, 2 January 2015

2014 the second hottest year in Finnish history, YLE News, 2 January 2015

Finns Party, SDP say poor can't take more austerity, YLE News, 2 January 2015

President emphasises western outlook in New Year speech, YLE News, 1 January 2015

Toivakka: Finland needs Russian visitors by Juha Roppola – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 31 December 2014

Asylum applications from Ukraine rise sharply by Lasse Kerkelä – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 30 December 2014

Tuomioja slams researcher for provocation by Laura Halminen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 30 December 2014

Niinistö and Putin talk Ukraine, YLE News, 30 December 2014

Finland ranked the most stable country in the world, Helsingin Sanomat - Helsinki Times, 29 December 2014

Russians exchanging holidays in Finland for ones at home, YLE News, 25 December 2014

SDP leader: Finland can't join Nato without referendum, YLE News, 23 December 2014

Stubb: Referendum on Nato membership is a possibility by Reetta Heiskanen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 23 December 2014

Women's wages fall behind, YLE News, 23 December 2014

Study: Finland's average temperature rising faster than anywhere, YLE News, 22 December 2014

Rouble's collapse stalls passenger traffic on VR's Allegro service, YLE News, 22 December 2014

Finnish soldiers involved in 20-minute gunfight in Afghanistan, YLE News, 22 December 2014

Swedish paper lists 11 reasons to love Finland, YLE News, 20 December 2014

Gender-neutral marriage decision may end Russian adoptions, YLE News, 20 December 2014

PM: Time not right for Finland's NATO membership, YLE News, 20 December 2014

President meets with party chairs to find common ground on security policy, YLE News, 19 December 2014

Friday's paper review: Rouble woes, a car-bombing and Russian ghost flights, YLE News, 19 December 2014

Union: Finnish employees getting poorer as job quality declines, YLE News, 18 December 2014

Finnish development projects under fire in Afghanistan, YLE News, 18 December 2014

SDP passes NCP in newspaper poll, YLE News, 18 December 2014

Thursday's papers: Decline for the NCP, freedom of speech on trial, the collapse of the rouble, YLE News, 18 December 2014

Lessons from Finland: building a co-operative economy by Ed Mayo, The Guardian, 17 December 2014

Humanitarian aid boost amid "record need", YLE News, 17 December 2014

Rouble collapse hits Finland, Forex stops buying Russian currency, YLE News, 17 December 2014

Wednesday's papers: Rouble collapse, a drop in Russian tourism and Estonian criticism of Finnish foreign policy reticence, YLE News, 17 December 2014

Ann Selin elected UNI Global Union president by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 16 December 2014

Tuesday's papers: Aarnio trial begins, Finns Party election hopes and a surprise counterfeit bust, YLE News, 16 December 2014

Finland to take 350 Syrian refugees in 2015, YLE News, 15 December 2014

Monday's papers: Cheap petrol, deaths and DUIs, banishing Monday morning blues, YLE News, 15 December 2014

Väyrynen rejects criticism from Stubb by Tuuli Vattulainen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 15 December 2014

PM: “We have lived for six years beyond our means and the national debt has doubled”, YLE News, 14 December 2014

HS: Four-fifths of Finns support President Niinistö, YLE News, 14 December 2014

Finnish organisations bemoan Lima climate summit outcome, YLE News, 14 December 2014

Civilian planes directed to evade Russian military aircraft, YLE News, 14 December 2014

Clergy fears fragmentation of Lutheran Church, YLE News, 13 December 2014

Nearly 1000 metal workers on sympathy strike, YLE News, 13 December 2014

Dismissal of shop steward brings on the wrath of the trade unions by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 12 December 2014

Friday's papers: More on same-sex marriage, online shopping habits, crowdfunding takes off, YLE News, 12 December 2014

Finnish intelligence: Most who leave to join Isis are Finns, YLE News, 12 December 2014

EU agrees to milk subsidy for Finnish dairy farmers, YLE News, 11 December 2014

Thursday's papers: Unpopular government, cash for clunkers and a new home in Helsinki for Russian diplomats, YLE News, 11 December 2014

Air Force steps up air-policing amid intense Russian activity by Jarmo Huhtanen, Anna-Liina Kauhanen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 10 December 2014

Wednesday's papers: Ollila criticism, joint icebreaking risks, forestry worker shortage and railway opposition, YLE News, 10 December 2014

Females with immigrant background feel 'less secure' in Helsinki, YLE News, 10 December 2014

Finland's flight from the country, YLE News, 10 December 2014

Russian planes “exceptionally active” over Baltic, YLE News, 9 December 2014

NGO: Finnish publishers using sweatshop labour, YLE News, 9 December 2014

Tuesday's papers: Child marriage laws, Vantaa set to grow and helping ISIS victims from afar, YLE News, 9 December 2014

¿Caligrafía o mecanografía? por Anna Sabaté Salvador, El País, 8 de diciembre de 2014

Finlandia repudia la cursiva, El País, 8 de diciembre de 2014

Radiation watchdog wants harder look at children and smartphones, YLE News, 8 December 2014

Security Intelligence Service on terrorism: Finland abreast of developments, YLE News, 8 December 2014

Most adults in Finland consider life good, YLE News, 8 December 2014

Finland one of the least corrupted countries in the world by Tuuli Vattulainen, Hannes Nissinen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 8 December 2014

Finland, Scandinavia falling short in fight against radicalisation, expert says, YLE News, 8 December 2014

Monday's papers: Centenarian charmer, vandalism, party fortunes, start-up funding and bike snatchers, YLE News, 8 December 2014

Government u-turn on tuition fees, YLE News, 7 December 2014

President Niinistö: Finland has a fine future ahead of it, YLE News, 6 December 2014

Defence Commander: East-west tensions "concerning", YLE News, 6 December 2014

Finnish Independence Day: Galas, protests & war memories, YLE News, 6 December 2014

Fewer than half of international students find work in Finland by Marjukka Liiten – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 6 December 2014

Lunch with the FT: Esa-Pekka Salonen by Laura Battle, Financial Times, 5 December 2014

Friday's papers: Parliamentary rush, a Stubb admission, electronic health care and a trust survey, YLE News, 5 December 2014

2014 Immigrant Man of the Year: Get to know your neighbours, YLE News, 4 December 2014

Workers make a nice living in Finland by Tuomas Niskakangas – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 4 December 2014

Three industrial unions are deliberating on how to intensify cooperation by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 4 December 2014

Thursday's papers: Sweden's political crisis, festival bankruptcy and wolf panic, YLE News, 4 December 2014

Finlandeses, ¿estáis seguros? por Miguel Ángel Bargueño, El País, 3 de diciembre de 2014

Finnish wages above EU average, YLE News, 3 December 2014

Who stands in the bread queue? YLE News, 3 December 2014

Survey: More Finns concerned about Russia, YLE News, 3 December 2014

Wednesday's papers: Tax refunds, cheaper petrol, body cameras and corruption, YLE News, 3 December 2014

Economic chill set to make Finland the sick man of Europe by Tony Barber, Financial Times, 2 December 2014

Finland and Russia deepen energy ties by Richard Milne, Financial Time, 2 December 2014

Finalists chosen in Guggenheim Helsinki design competition, YLE News, 2 December 2014

Tuesday's papers: Lazy MPs, Yle re-organisation under fire, and tax man takes on lunch voucher system, YLE News, 2 December 2014

Finland set to agree joint nuclear venture with Russian energy company by Simon Tisdall, The Guardian, 1 December 2014

Niinistö: Finland and Sweden increase co-operation due to unrest in Ukraine by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times/Helsingin Sanomat, 1 December 2014

Yle MOT: Reservists call for parallel armed force to defend Finland, YLE News, 1 December 2014

Monday's papers: Church exodus continues, street mediation for juveniles and mapping AIDS in Finland, YLE News, 1 December 2014

Church resignations hit 7,800 after gay marriage vote, YLE News, 30 November 2014

Security Intelligence Service: 50 from Finland gone to fight in Syria, YLE News, 29 November 2014

Finland considering role in anti-ISIS operation, YLE News, 29 November 2014

Lutheran church loses members over archbishop's support for marriage equality, YLE News, 29 November 2014

Gallery: Supporters celebrate passage of gay marriage bill, YLE News, 28 November 2014

Finnish Parliament approves same-sex marriage, YLE News, 28 November 2014

Finland legalises gay marriage by Reuters, The Guardian, 28 November 2014

Road opens up towards new trade union confederation by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 28 November 2014

Friday's papers: Close vote on same-sex marriage, Black Friday and anti-consumerism, YLE News, 28 November 2014

Foreign graduates struggle in Finnish labour market, YLE News, 28 November 2014

Finns are more content at work by Tapio Mainio, Kirsti Karttunen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 27 November 2014

Thursday's papers: Same-sex marriage bill, police not eager to pull guns, turning around the economy, YLE News, 27 November 2014

“El plan inversor no es la panacea pero puede marcar diferencias” por Claudi Pérez, El País, 26 de noviembre de 2014

Alahuhta calls for extreme wage moderation by Heikki Arola – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 26 November 2014

Finnish universities warily approve of tuition fees, YLE News, 26 November 2014

Joining NATO would alienate Russia says Finlands President Niinisto, YourNewsWire, 25 November 2014

Wednesday's papers: Finnish schools abroad under threat, new union confederation in the spotlight, and ski ban possibly extended, YLE News, 26 November 2014

Tuesday's papers: Family support in the spotlight, Helsinki top job up for grabs, and the economics of immigration, YLE News, 25 November 2014

Finland's Leaders See Peril in Standoff Between Russia and the West by Washington Post, Atlantic Council, 24 November 2014

Survey: Employers attitude often behind industrial disputes by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 24 November 2014

President Niinistö: Joining NATO now would harm relations with Russia, YLE News, 24 November 2014

Monday's papers: Mulling family tragedy, superfluous health checks and biobanks for juniors, YLE News, 24 November 2014

Finnish teenagers with sleeping disorders double in last 20 years by Helen Russell, The Guardian, 23 November 2014

Finland appreciated in Karelia despite sanctions, interviews show, YLE News, 23 November 2014

Friday's papers: National Coalition party's downward spiral, medical mergers, and Swedish-Finnish literary victories, YLE News, 21 November 2014

Concern rises as cracks appear in Nordic model by Richard Milne, Financial Times, 20 November 2014

Thursday's papers: Uber comes to Finland, Finnish firms hit Tallinn, and Forssell's training delay, YLE News, 20 November 2014

Rovio and Supercell to make big-budget Kalevala film trilogy, YLE News, 19 November 2014

EU leaves Finland off dairy subsidy list – opposition blames “complete EU policy failure”, YLE News, 19 November 2014

Wednesday's papers: Talvivaara's future, schools on the move and Finland's Donald Duck footballers, YLE News, 19 November 2014

Lifestyles of the jobless: Five days unpaid work, two days in the soup kitchen, YLE News, 19 November 2014

Finland back on red alert over expansionist Russia by Simon Tisdall, The Guardian, 18 November 2014

Finland and Estonia confirm LNG terminal, YLE News, 18 November 2014

Tuesday's papers: St Petersburg water pollution, presidential criticism response and the end of longhand, YLE News, 18 November 2014

Long-term unemployment doubles in six years, YLE News, 17 November 2014

Labour Minister promises new services for long-term unemployed, YLE News, 17 November 2014

Monday's papers: Propaganda machines in Russia, Putin fesses up and Finland sits on Russia plan, YLE News, 17 November 2014

Finland commemorates suicide memorial day, YLE News, 16 November 2014

Somali taxi driver beaten and threatened in Lieksa, YLE News, 16 November 2014

Survey: A third of Finns have lived beyond their means by Helsingin Sanomat, Niina Woolley- Helsinki Times, 16 November 2014

Finns are afraid of "crazies", says an immigrant psychiatrist by Katri Kallionpää – Helsingin Sanomat, Meri Rantama - Helsinki Times, 15 November 2014

Town called Nokia seeks a new calling by Harry Wallop, The Telegraph, 15 November 2014

Russian child ombudsman: Finland engaging in "juvenile terror", YLE News, 15 November 2014

President slams government's "politics of illusion", YLE News, 15 November 2014

Minna Helle is the new National Conciliator by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 14 November 2014

Finland loses some of its clout in EU by Virve Kähkönen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 November 2014

Private healthcare expanding, YLE News, 14 November 2014

Friday's papers: Presidential views on Nato, the threat of weaponized Ebola, and the best town in Finland, YLE News, 14 November 2014

Duma foreign affairs committee chief: Finland willing to end sanctions, YLE News, 13 November 2014

Thursday's papers: Church poll's binned ballots, fathers under fire, happy house hunting for young pairs and fewer Finns in Russia, YLE News, 13 November 2014

Wednesday's papers: Single hair identifies terrorist kidnapper; Cold War fears heat up, YLE News, 12 November 2014

PM Stubb: "Cold war looming, sanctions our best bet", YLE News, 11 November 2014

Tuesday's papers: Baltic incidents, police chief's year of solitary, prescription-pushing and wolf-hunting, YLE News, 11 November 2014

Student group blasts tuition fee plan, YLE News, 11 November 2014

MOT: Big Finnish firms avoid taxes with secret Luxembourg deals, YLE News, 10 November 2014

President Niinistö: A new kind of Cold War, YLE News, 10 November 2014

Monday's papers: More on airspace violations, debts growing for pensioners, and the sound of hungry dogs, YLE News, 10 November 2014

Finnish government survives nerve-wracking confidence vote, YLE News, 7 November 2014

Industrial unions boost cooperation Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 7 November 2014

Friday's papers: Mine bankruptcy fallout, sea eagle comeback and a laconic lottery winner, YLE News, 7 November 2014

Northern European PMs talk shop in Espoo, YLE News, 7 November 2014

Cameron loses support from European allies by George Parker, John Aglionby and Richard Milne, Financial Times, 6 November 20144

LPO/Vänskä review – he conducts Sibelius better than anyone else alive by Andrew Clements, The Guardian, 6 November 2014

Thursday's papers: Finance Minister behind time, Russian jet pilot's ruse and 200,000 flu shots dumped every year, YLE News, 6 November 2014

Finland warns of new cold war over failure to grasp situation in Russia by Simon Tisdall, The Guardian, 5 November 2014

Finland warns Europe is 'at the gates of a new cold war' in wake of Russian military activity by Adam Withnall, The Independent, 5 November 2014

Union: Immigrants and young people most likely to be underpaid, YLE News, 5 November 2014

Wednesday's papers: Drink-driving in the spotlight, Sweden asylum spike and low pay in Veikkausliiga, YLE News, 5 November 2014

Only a fraction of Finland's top earners are women by Piia Elonen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 4 November 2014

Sanctions against Russia hinder cooperation in higher education by Marjukka Liiten – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 4 November 2014

Tuesday's papers: Finnish fascination with other people's earnings grows, YLE News, 4 November 2014

Big tax data reveal: Average Finn earned 40K in 2013, top earner pocketed 4.7 million, YLE News, 3 November 2014

Govt's corporate tax take continues to decline in 2013, YLE News, 3 November 2014

Monday's papers: Pay gap blues, coach congestion, Utsjoki killing reveal and wolves in Sotkamo, YLE News, 3 November 2014

Men get better jobs and pay than equally qualified women, study finds, YLE News, 1 November 2014

Racial intolerance spreading among Finnish youth, professor warns, YLE News, 1 November 2014

Finland's Economy is in the Middle of a “Lost Decade” by Kourosh Ziabari and Jutta Urpilainen, Fair Observer, 31 October 201

Food exports to Russian plummet over 60 percent in one month, YLE News, 31 October 2014

Union: Women still trail men in gender pay gap, YLE News, 31 October 2014

Friday's papers: Ebola patient, Salo poisoning, level crossing stats and Espoo metro cuts, YLE News, 31 October 2014

Lukewarm reception for tuition fee proposal by Marjukka Liiten – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 30 October 2014

Finland flies alongside NATO missions to intercept Russian jets, YLE News, 30 October 2014

Finland to probe whether dual citizenship poses a threat to national security, YLE News, 30 October 2014

Thursday's papers: Police broaden care-home murder inquiry, more nepotism claims, and Stockmann's "blunders", YLE News, 30 October 2014

Finnish researchers discover new type of black hole, YLE News, 30 October 2014

Stubb lukewarm over joint Nato assessment by Elina Kervinen – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 29 October 2014

Border Guard forwarding equipment and experts to the Mediterranean, YLE News, 29 October 2014

Wednesday's papers: Combating family violence, activating long-term jobseekers and feting a mysterious winner, YLE News, 29 October 2014

Tuomioja: Finland could accept more Syrian refugees, YLE News, 29 October 2014

Finnish researchers discover two 'violence genes', YLE News, 28 October 2014

Ministry denies Finns Party juniors increased funding, cites anti-multicultural stance, YLE News, 28 October 2014

Finn voted "funniest person in the world", YLE News, 28 October 2014

Tuesday's papers: Public sector job cuts, council finances, and Rautavaara tragedy aftermath, YLE News, 28 October 2014

Finland's shopping tourism hit as Russians stay at home by Kasper Viita, Kati Pohjanpalo, The Independent, 27 Otober 2014

Monday's papers: Road tragedy in Savo, jobs for the kids, shady pension dealings and Helsinki's changing neighbourhoods, YLE News, 27 October 2014

Defence Minister Haglund: Finland wouldn't organise a submarine hunt "farce", YLE News, 27 October 2014

Defence Minister: New fighters necessary to restore Finland's defence credibility, YLE News, 25 October 2014

Finnish documentary wins Europe's top industry award, YLE News, 25 October 2014

Autumn's brief glory in Finnish Lapland by Andrew Eames, Financial Times, 24 October 2014

Friday's press review: Crime tourism, the secret to happiness and climate change back on EU agenda, YLE News, 24 October 2014

Sweden increases funding for Finnish, YLE News, 24 October 2014

Social democrats kept clear majority at the Woodworkers' Union by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 23 October 2014

Thursday papers: Submarine hunt concerns, two decades in the EU, and when will those lakes freeze over? YLE News, 23 October 2014

Helsinki book fair: Iraqi refugees, Nordic drunks and British spies, YLE News, 23 October 2014

Centre races past National Coalition by Teemu Luukka – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 22 October 2014

Committee rejects proposal to limit Russians' rights to buy land, YLE News, 22 October 2014

“Say ‘nein' to Merkel”, Finnish MPs urged, YLE News, 22 October 2014

Wednesday's papers: The unemployed army, more sub searching, and a female goalie makes her Mestis debut, YLE News, 22 October 2014

Nordic Somali communities join forces to fight extremist recruitment, YLE News, 22 October 2014

Tuesday's papers: Sub-terfuge? As the Swedish Navy's search off the waters of Stockholm continues, the Finnish media heats up with Cold War fears, YLE News, 21 October 2014

Swedish, Finnish PMs discuss Baltic security and EU climate policy, YLE News, 20 October 2014

Finnish president sees rising non-civilian traffic in Baltic, YLE News, 20 October 2014

Ripples of Syrian civil war felt also in Finland by Aishi Zidan – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 20 October 2014

Russian tourists in Finland fewer and more frugal, YLE News, 20 October 2014

Monday's papers: Swedes sweep for subs, blended family politics and laundering shady money, YLE News, 20 October 2014

Russian sanctions make companies rethink contracts, YLE News, 19 October 2014

Finnish Security Police raised terrorism risk level owing to ISIS activity YLE News, YLE News, 18 October 2014

Finnish Defence Forces to replace aging Hornet fighter fleet, YLE News, 18 October 2014

Friday's papers: online car deals, Sibelius in Ateneum, Converse sneakers, moose accidents, and the plight of the homeless, YLE News, 17 October 2014

Survey: economic difficulties causing insecurity at the workplace by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 16 October 2014

Thursday's papers: Cheap beer, Putin asked to return land and a big jump in welfare payments,YLE News, 16 October 2014

Indian President visits Finland, YLE News, 15 October 2014

Wednesday's papers: Economy huddle, street patrols, West Metro delay, less smoking and a hair-pulling fine, YLE News, 15 October 2014

PM Stubb slams MPs' "russophobia" over planned Russian nuclear plant, YLE News, 14 October 2014

THL: Finland well-prepared for Ebola, YLE News, 14 October 2014

Pupils in Italy excel after using Finnish maths book, YLE News, 14 October 2014

Defence Chief: NATO has committed four to five times more aircraft to the Baltics, YLE News, 14 October 2014

Tuesday's papers: Sweden trumps Finland, MPs debate Fennovoima, Bishop and PM meet, and new law worries alcohol retailers, YLE News, 14 October 2014

Stubb in CNBC interview: "The iPhone killed Nokia and the iPad killed the Finnish paper industry", YLE News, 13 October 2014

Monday's papers: Whiskygate, working past 65, dairy industry troubles, minors in detention and Russians buying up land, YLE News, 13 October 2014

Free trade agreement protest march gathers hundreds in Helsinki, YLE News, 11 October 2014

Poll: Ukrainian crisis worsening Finns' perception of Russia, YLE News, 11 October 2014

 

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