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VIDEO: Glowing Fireball Lights Up Lapland Sky

A once-in-a-decade fireball lit up part of the night sky in Lapland yesterday evening. According to the Astronomical Society Ursa, a phenomenon this bright is only seen in Finland once every ten years, and last night was brightest in the...

VIDEO: Capital Region Bus Strike

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World Strongman Championships Come To Kokkola

The World Strongman Championships are taking place in Kokkola this weekend. More than 50 power lifters from 19 different countries are taking part in the under-90kg and under-105kg weight categories. On the first day of competition, every athlete gets the chance...

GALLERY: Länsimetro – Green Light for Metro Trains?

It's been plagued by delays and cost over-runs. But could there finally be light at the end of the tunnel for Helsinki's western metro extension Länsimetro? On Tuesday it seemed like more delays might be on the cards, after a...

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Q&A – New immigration registration process for Brits in Finland

A new system for British nationals is coming into effect in Finland from 1st October, after President Sauli Niinistö signed the final legal paperwork...

Morning headlines: Friday 18th September 2020

Ministers head to Naantali after Neste refinery closure Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is leading a delegation of ministers to Naantali today, to meet with management...

Government ‘forgot’ about restaurant and tourism industry in budget

The Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa says the government 'forgot' about the restaurant and tourism industry in the 2021 budget, which was unveiled on Wednesday. MaRa has...

Barack Obama’s new book to be published in Finnish

The new book by former US President Barack Obama will be published in November in 25 languages, including Finnish. Obama's memoir, 'A Promised Land' -...

Finnair cuts domestic flights as government guarantees regional connections

Finnair says it will continue some flight services through the winter to five regional airports, but then stop those connections at the end of...

Human rights court rules against Finland in mass shooting case

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled against Finland in the case of a 2008 mass shooting incident, saying that authorities...

Autumn storm Aila causes minor damage as it moves from west to east

Autumn storm Aila is continuing to cause minor damage and power outages as it moves from west to east. Overnight around 60,000 people were left...

Morning headlines: Thursday 17th September 2020

Hurricane-speed winds as autumn storm Aila causes damage Autumn storm Aila hit Åland and the west coast of Finland overnight with gusts of wind up...