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WEEKEND: Vibrant new exhibit ties EMMA in knots

If you're thinking about how to brighten up the increasingly gloomy days when the rain comes (and the rain will definitely come!) then a new exhibit at the Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA could be the perfect autumn...

Hockey season returns: meet Finland’s newest NHL star

Hockey season returns to Finland this weekend, and the professionals of Liiga take to the ice. This year 15 teams are vying for hockey supremacy and Helsinki club HIFK have a new weapon in their arsenal, in the form of...

VIDEO: Autumn Is Coming

This summer Finland has basked in some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded. From Lapland to Åland, the weather hasn't been so consistently warm since the early 1960s with temperatures topping +30°C on a regular basis. But how long can it...

VIDEO: Last Day To Vote In Finland For Swedish Elections

If you're a Swede living in Finland today is the last day to vote in the upcoming elections. On Sunday, voters in Sweden will cast their ballots in local, regional and general elections. Here in Finland, there are an estimated 8,500...

VIDEO: Susijengi Ready For Lithuania Encounter

This week Wolfpack - or Susijengi in Finnish - takes on Lithuania in Espoo in a basketball world championship qualifier game. The men's national team go into the game on something of a high note, after beating Latvia in a...

Gallery: Night Of The Arts 30th Anniversary

Helsinki's streets came alive on Thursday as thousands of spectators and performers celebrated the 30th annual Night of the Arts. "Helsinki has changed a lot of the past decades, but we believe people still want to get together and see...

Fashion Victims? Dressed To Impress At Flow Festival

While music is top of the agenda this weekend at Flow Festival in Helsinki, the stylish crowd can set new clothing trends, or become fashion victims with their wardrobe choices. Some people might want to make a statement; some people...

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First Covid-19 vaccines in Finland will likely be rolled out in early 2021

The first Covid-19 vaccines could get the green light from European authorities before the end of the year, according to Finnish public health officials. Speaking...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 1st December 2020

Finland's covid vaccine plan to be unveiled today Public health officials are set to announce Finland's strategy for rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations today. Finland has...

Finnair extends meals-to-go sales, adds in-flight juice and extra jobs

Finnair is expanding its cooperation with K-Group after sales of ready-meals inspired by on-board service have proved a hit with consumers. The meals-to-go range will...

New capital region covid restrictions come into force

New restrictive measures to slow the spread of coronavirus are being introduced Monday  in the capital city region. Joint action by Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and...

Valtteri Bottas salutes medical crews after Grosjean’s Bahrain F1 crash

Finnish Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas has praised the reactions of race officials and medical crews after a dramatic crash on the first lap of...

Morning headlines: Monday 30th November 2020

New capital area coronavirus restrictions in place today New restrictive measures to slow the spread of coronavirus are being introduced today in the capital city...

Across Our Region: Top stories from the last seven days

Hej! Tere! Sveiki! Halló! If you're a regular News Now Finland reader then hopefully you're well-versed in all the news that's happening here at home....

Agency: Finland one of the few European countries protecting citizens from air pollution

A new scientific study from the European Environment Agency finds that Finland is one of the few European countries protecting citizens from air pollution. In...