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Morning headlines: Wednesday 27th January 2021

Sanna Marin holds first talks with new Estonian prime minister Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has held her first video call with the new Estonian PM Kaja Kallas who took office on Tuesday. The pair spoke on Tuesday evening after...

Morning headlines: Monday 25th January 2021

Haavisto joins EU meeting with Russia on the agenda Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) joins his EU colleagues in Brussels today for the first Foreign Affairs Council of 2021. Ministers will be discussing the situation in Russia, where mass protests...

Morning headlines: Monday 18th January 2021

PM calls for release of Russian opposition politician Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has joined other EU leaders in calling for the release of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Mr Navalny was detained by Russian authorities on Sunday when he arrived...

Morning headlines: Friday 15th January 2020

Cold snap continues across the country  A cold front with some extremely chilly temperatures continues across most of central, southern and eastern Finland on Friday - coming after three days of heavy snow. Overnight from Thursday into Friday the coldest...

Morning headlines: Thursday 14th January 2021

Coronavirus update: No new restrictions expected today Public health officials, and Minister Krista Kiuru (SDP) will give a coronavirus update on Thursday morning but are not expected to announce any new restrictions at this time. Government ministers met on Wednesday evening...

Morning headlines: Wednesday 13th January 2021

Southern snow storm continues, as temperatures drop A snowstorm that swept through southern Finland in the last 36 hours continues on Wednesday, although snow will ease off as the day continues. There were dozens of accidents reported on Tuesday as...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 12th January 2021

Snow storm brings dangerous driving conditions, power outages A snowstorm sweeping across western and southern Finland on Tuesday brings dangerous driving conditions to roads and some power outages too. At least one person was injured in crash on the Pori...

Morning headlines: Monday 11th January 2021

Exceptionally heavy snowfall on the way from Monday night Meteorologists are warning of "exceptional" levels of snowfall with up to 30-40cm of accumulated snow forecast in south and southwest Finland from Monday evening through to Wednesday. The largest accumulations are...

Morning headlines: Friday 8th January 2021

Minister calls for faster vaccine delivery from EU Minister of Family and Basic Services Krista Kiuru (SDP) has written to the EU's Health Commissioner calling for pressure on manufacturers to speed up delivery of vaccines. In her letter, Kiuru tells Stella Kyriakides...

Morning headlines: Thursday 7th January 2021

Finnish leaders react to American political violence  Finnish leaders have reacted to a night of political violence in America, when armed supporters of US President Donald Trump stormed Congress as lawmakers were certifying Joe Biden's win in presidential election. The protesters...

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Morning headlines: Wednesday 27th January 2021

Sanna Marin holds first talks with new Estonian prime minister Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has held her first video call with the new Estonian...

Morning headlines: Monday 25th January 2021

Haavisto joins EU meeting with Russia on the agenda Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) joins his EU colleagues in Brussels today for the first Foreign...

Morning headlines: Monday 18th January 2021

PM calls for release of Russian opposition politician Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has joined other EU leaders in calling for the release of Russian...

GALLERY: Discovering Finland’s urban wildlife residents

How well do you know your neighbours? No, not your human neighbours, but the other animals that share our cities, towns and villages with...

Morning headlines: Friday 15th January 2020

Cold snap continues across the country  A cold front with some extremely chilly temperatures continues across most of central, southern and eastern Finland on Friday...

Morning headlines: Thursday 14th January 2021

Coronavirus update: No new restrictions expected today Public health officials, and Minister Krista Kiuru (SDP) will give a coronavirus update on Thursday morning but are not...

Morning headlines: Wednesday 13th January 2021

Southern snow storm continues, as temperatures drop A snowstorm that swept through southern Finland in the last 36 hours continues on Wednesday, although snow will...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 12th January 2021

Snow storm brings dangerous driving conditions, power outages A snowstorm sweeping across western and southern Finland on Tuesday brings dangerous driving conditions to roads and...