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WATCH: Did Sanna Marin “snap” at the Spanish prime minister?

The Financial Times reports that Sanna Marin (SDP) "snapped" at the Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez during heated budget negotiations in Brussels this week. But is it true? We asked the PM to set the record straight in this video. Read the full...

LISTEN: Summer Podkäst episode 3 out now

The third episode of our summer Podkäst is available now wherever you listen to your podcast content. On this week's show Anders Adlercreutz from the Swedish People's Party talks about the reality of politics, working in a coalition government and fending off the...

WATCH: Sanna Marin talks to reporters in Brussels

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LISTEN: Summer Podkäst episode 2 out now

Just in time for the weekend, the second episode of our summer Podkäst is available now. On this week's show Europe Minister Tytti Tuppurainen (SDP) talks about the EU's coronavirus recovery plan, ahead of a crunch summit of European leaders next...

GALLERY: Finland’s baby birds are kind of adorable!

May and June are the busiest months in Finland for spotting baby birds. There are still some around in July but by now most have flown the nest. Many young birds like the mallards and goldeneyes in this gallery can...

Watch your speed and take driving breaks during Midsummer travel

The annual summer migration of Finns from cities and towns to their summer cottages for the Midsummer holiday has begun. Thursday is the busiest outbound travel day of the week, with the peak times between 12:00 noon and 19:00 this...

GALLERY: Birds of Suomenoja wetlands

Suomenoja wetland area in Espoo is the cite of a former sewage treatment plant which has become a paradise for many bird species. One of the most well-known birds at Suomenoja is the black headed gull. The colony at Suomenoja...

WATCH: Thousand-strong virtual choir commemorates Veteran’s Day anniversary

Flags are flying in Finland to mark Veteran's Day - which this year also commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of the Lapland War. On this day in 1945 the last German forces crossed the border at Enontekiö into...

GALLERY: Spring awakening for Finland’s hibernating wild bears

Despite the current coronavirus restrictions - and after the dark snowless winter months - spring has reached at least the southern half of Finland. In the east of the country however, brown bears are waking up from their hibernation in...

GALLERY: Adorable forest rodents foraging in the snow

The bank vole is Finland’s most abundant mammal with a population estimated at about 300 million during peak years. Bank voles live in forest and wetland edges and clear-cut forest. You can also find bank voles in gardens. What makes the...

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Finnish artists scoop three Nordic Council prizes

The Nordic Council has given out its 2020 awards at a virtual ceremony on Tuesday evening with Finnish artists scooping three out of five...

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...