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Turku hospital starts coronavirus drug treatment tests

Turku University Hospital Tyks has launched a trial of a drug called tocilizumab to see if it can help stop coronavirus patients from becoming...

Turku plans drive-in entertainment for coronavirus summer

The Turku Exhibition Centre has come up with an imaginative summer programme to bring audiences together for concerts, cinema, comedy and karaoke - but...

Netflix shines a global spotlight on Turku’s food and design scene

Netflix is shining a global spotlight on Turku's food and design scene, as the new season of a restaurant makeover show lands on the...

Åland medical capacity being boosted with mainland doctors

Doctors and nurses from Turku are being sent to Mariehamn to support local healthcare services, as cross-border restrictions lead to staff shortages in Åland. Around...

Meet the medical students with an antidote for misinformation

A group of students from Turku is finding an antidote to quack science, dubious medical claims and fad cures through good old fashioned detective...

Twenty thousand Turku students without lunch during ‘illegal’ strike

Up to 20,000 students and young people will be left without a hot lunch at school for the rest of the week due to...

Dock renovation and recruitment as Meyer Turku starts work on huge...

Crews at Meyer Turku shipyard started work Tuesday on a huge new cruise ship project that will take more than two years to complete. The...

Turku Cathedral holds Notre-Dame benefit concert

The sounds of Mozart's Requiem will fill Turku Cathedral on Wednesday evening, as choristers put on a benefit concert to raise funds for Notre-Dame...

Social media puts the ‘fun’ in Turku’s funicular

Eagle-eye social media users have noticed something strange in Turku. The city's new funicular service looks nothing like it's supposed to! The funicular started test runs...

Turku plans free contraception for under 25s

Turku has become the latest Finnish city to recommend free contraception for young people under the age of 25. The city council's Social and Health...