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GALLERY: Nutcrackers, magpies and ravens – meet Finland’s resident corvids

In Finland there are eight species of bird in the Corvidae - or corvid - family. Some of these can be seen every day, in any part of the country, while others you can only find in old-growth forest,...

WATCH: Helsinki Herring Market brings coastal food traditions to the capital

The Baltic Herring Market has been a Helsinki tradition since 1743. Every autumn fishing boats from along the southern coast and Archipelago - from Kotka to Åland - make their way to the capital city's Market Square to sell their...

WATCH: How coronavirus changed Finland’s population

Did you know that the coronavirus pandemic is already having an impact on Finland's population? According to Statistics Finland the number of people in Finland has increased this year, as a result of more Finns coming home. And in December...

WATCH: Finland’s ‘smallest restaurant’ up for sale

It's been described as Finland's smallest restaurant, serving traditional Danish open sandwiches called smørrebrød to customers in Helsinki's Töölö neighbourhood since 1964. But now the owners of Tanskalainen Voileipä are hoping to retire, and would like to sell their unique...

GALLERY: Autumn brings mushroom explosion to Finland’s forests

Late summer and early autumn is the time when the hidden mycorrhizae of the forest produce their fruiting bodies that are better known as mushrooms - but not all of them are edible. Fungi are very important organisms in ecosystems. They...

WATCH: Tampere’s new trams start a week of test trips

Tampere's new tram takes to the streets today in a week of test runs - but without passengers. The tests will take place between Turtola and Itsenäisyydenkatu station tunnel; and on Teiskontie between Sammonaukio and Kuapinkatu each day from 09:00...

GALLERY: Celebrating Finnish Nature Day through stunning sunsets

No matter the season there's always the chance of a beautiful sunset in Finland if the clouds part, or even if they don't fully disappear. With Finland being a long country the light at sunset in the south can be...

GALLERY: Discover Helsinki’s renovated Olympic Stadium

Helsinki's Olympic Stadium - designed in the 1930s, and host of the 1952 summer games - has been given an impressive new makeover. The four-year renovation project cost €300 million and sees much of the original architecture retained, while modernising...

LISTEN: Summer Podkäst episode 5 is out now

The new episode of our summer Podkäst is available now wherever you listen to your podcast content. On this week’s show Education Minister Li Andersson (Left) talks about the new coronavirus precautions in place when schools go back this week; and discusses the education reforms...

LISTEN: Summer Podkäst episode 4 out now

The new episode of our summer Podkäst is available now wherever you listen to your podcast content. On this week’s show Centre Party leader Katri Kulmuni talks about her summer 'listening tour' where she's been meeting hundreds of voters across the country - she also talks...

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Morning headlines: Wednesday 28th October 2020

Finland's Somali community uses soap opera to communicate Covid-19 messages Members of Finland’s Somali community are using a home-made soap opera, and a fact-driven TV...

Finland beat Scotland 1-0 in Helsinki Euro 2022 clash

The Finnish women's national football team won their Euro 2022 qualifier match in Helsinki on Tuesday night, beating pre-match favourites Scotland 1-0. The only goal...

MTV News: Court orders assets freeze for Vastaamo’s ex-CEO

MTV News reports that Helsinki District Court has ordered the temporary seizure of assets belonging to Ville Tapio, the former CEO of Vastaamo therapy...

Economic outlooks paint a mostly gloomy picture of Finland’s financial wellbeing

A trio of economic outlooks published Tuesday paint a mostly gloomy picture of Finland's financial wellbeing. The latest consumer confidence numbers from Statistics Finland show...

Top flight hockey club SaiPa starts talks about temporary job cuts

Lappeenranta's professional ice hockey team SaiPa is starting co-operation negotiations on temporary job cuts at the club. The talks apply to all personnel at Liiga-SaiPa...

Finland’s Somali community uses soap opera and TV talk show in coronavirus awareness push

Members of Finland's Somali community are using a home-made soap opera, and a fact-driven TV talk show in their public health toolbox to promote...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 27th October 2020

Vastaamo CEO 'takes responsibility' as board fires him over 'hidden' previous data breach The board of psychotherapy services provider Vastaamo has fired the CEO Ville Tapio...

THL says getting a flu shot is “especially important” this year

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL is advising that it’s more important for people to get a seasonal flu shot now, to...