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Finland gives €36m for vaccine research

Finland has promised to give €36 million to international efforts to find a vaccine for coronavirus. The announcement came as part of a global...

Helsinki Airport: Just nine coronavirus cases detected in arriving passengers

Health screenings on passengers arriving at Helsinki Airport have detected very few cases of coronavirus. New figures released by the Finnish Institute for Health and...

Finland pledges €5.5 million more to help cover Donald Trump’s WHO...

The Finnish government has pledged to increase its funding for the World Health Organisation by €5.5 million, to help cover a shortfall after US...

Delayed justice: Foreign students wait years for court date after racist...

Two foreign students, on the receiving end of a racist attack in Joensuu, will not get their day in court until more than two...

Sunshine living: Meet the residents of Little Finland, Spain

It's Thursday night at the Bar Cosmos and a steady stream of customer queues up to order lonkero, and shots of minttu. An older gentleman...

Snow and forests: Finland builds global soft power through architecture

The Finnish government is building spectacular pavilions in Tokyo and Dubai that aim to sell the nation to potential investors through architecture, nature and...

Government loans €210 million for Finnfund development projects

The government is giving a €210 million loan to Finnfund for development projects. The loan - which must be paid back over 40 years -...

Food for thought: Asia and Germany help boost Finnish food exports...

Exports of food and drinks from Finland are set to top €1.75 billion this year, as retailers and consumers around the world get a...

Universities say Migri delays are damaging their international reputation

Universities say a backlog of unprocessed residence permits for international students is causing reputational damage to Finland's higher education system, and hurts their chances...

Summit of Finnish ambassadors encourages small footprint, big impact

An annual meeting of Finnish ambassadors has heard that in a time of global uncertainty, the country's diplomats can pay an important role. The event...