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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...

Neo-Nazis, Anti-Fascists In Rival Turku Terror Anniversary Rallies

Rival rallies brought 300 Neo-Nazis and more than 1000 anti-fascists to the streets of Turku, as the city remembered the anniversary of Finland's first...

Love Island: Finland’s EU Relationship Re-Imagined

If Finland and the EU were on a reality TV show, what would their relationship be like? Imagine the show is Love Island, and there's...

Turku Newspaper Brownface Stunt Branded ‘A Racist Ego Trip’

A Turku newspaper has been criticised for giving a 'makeover' to a white journalist to make him look like an ethnic Romani, then sending...

Hope Floats: Turku’s Economic Turnaround

Southwest Finland has seen a jobs boom in recent years, but it's not in the sectors anyone could have predicted. Even ten years ago, few...