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Latest Numbers Show Finnish Economy Boost

Finland's public finances will stabilise next year, and the government is getting close to its employment targets. That's the latest estimates from The Research Institute...

Profits And Passengers On The Rise For State Railway Company VR

Finland's state railway company VR announced a big increase in passenger numbers last year, up 8% to 127 million journeys. The growth means light at...

A Thousand Days Of Juha Sipilä

The Finnish government marks a milestone today, one thousand days on the job with Juha Sipilä (Centre) as Prime Minister. Compared to some recent previous Finnish...

Thirsty Start To 2018 For Alko Sales

It's been a thirsty start to the year for Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko. The company reports today that sales are down in all product...

Bank Worker Negotiations; Labour Agreement Deadlines

Service Workers Union PAM says there are still no solutions in several major areas in their ongoing collective agreement negotiations. The deadline to...

Nordea Profits Decline ‘Not A Surprise’

The CEO of Nordea Group Casper Von Koskull says he's not surprised the bank had a weak fourth quarter in 2017. Today, the company reported operating...

Positive Summer Jobs Forecast

It might still be the middle of winter, but if you're already thinking about a summer job, then there is some good news on...

WEEKEND: From Holy Land To Lapland – Finland’s Surprising Seasonal Visitors

A surprising number of winter visitors from Israel are making a big impact on the local economy of Rovaniemi, as thousands come each year...

Education Inequality Drives Greens Against Government

Finland's Green Alliance says its vocal position on education inequality has brought the issue to the public's attention and forced the government to take...

Economy Grows Again During Third Quarter

Finland's economy continued to grow strongly in the third quarter of the year, according to new figures released today by Statistics Finland. There are a...