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Government considers new bar and restaurant restrictions

The Finnish government is considering bringing in new restrictions on bars and restaurants because of the continued spread of coronavirus. Speaking to MTV News on...

Latest figures: Unemployment rising, employment weakens

New figures from Statistics Finland released on Tuesday morning show the position of employment has weakened, while unemployment has risen compared with the year...

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...

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...

What you need to know: Finland’s 2021 budget plan

The government has formerly unveiled their 2021 budget proposals after two-and-a-half days of negotiations between ministers, and party leaders separately, in Helsinki. All the budget...

Two hundred new jobs as home-grown Friends & Brgrs serves restaurant...

Finnish burger chain Friends & Brgrs has announced it will open six more restaurants this year, creating 200 hundred new positions in cities around the country. The...

Budget talks continue for second day, as 2021 deficit could top...

Government party leaders are meeting again in Helsinki for a second day of talks to set the 2021 budget. It's supposed to be the last...

470 jobs to be axed as Neste announces closure of Naantali...

Finnish fuel company Neste says it is restructuring operations due to a drop in demand for fossil oil products: shuttering its Naantali refinery, and...

Finnair reduces flight capacity further for October

Finnair is set to reduce its flight capacity in October due to low demand for flights amid ongoing travel restrictions. The national carrier will cut...

Ministers consider new hybrid travel solutions

Ministers are meeting on Wednesday to discuss the possible introduction of ‘hybrid’ measures to open up the country's travel market. The government is coming under...