Tuesday, 11 December, 2018
  • New car registration slides by 10.4% in November

    New car registration slides by 10.4% in November

    A total of 8,662 new private cars were registered in November 2018, which was 10.4 per cent down from the year before, according to the Statistics Finland. The number of first registrations was affected by the...

  • Driving licence no more valid as identity proof
    Identity card needed for passport

    Driving licence no more valid as identity proof

    A driving licence will no longer be a valid proof of identity when issuing a strong electronic identification device from January 1, 2019. This change is linked to an amendment to the Act on Strong Electronic...

  • Charge framed against sacked Finnair pilot

    Charge framed against sacked Finnair pilot

    A pilot of the national flag carrier Finnair who was sacked on charge of being allegedly drunk in mid-August is now facing trial in the Vantaa court, reported the national broadcaster Yle quoting local media. The...

  • 2 episodic memory tests predict brain atrophy

    2 episodic memory tests predict brain atrophy

    Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease, as indicated by a study carried out by a team of the University of Helsinki and the University of California. The research...

  • British PM confirms Brexit vote postponed
    Pound sinks to 18-month low

    British PM confirms Brexit vote postponed

    British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed on Monday that Tuesday's crucial House of Commons vote on her Brexit deal will be postponed.    Even before May confirmed the decision, the pound fell to an 18-month low.   ...

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Driving licence no more valid as identity proof

A driving licence will no longer be a valid proof of identity when issuing a strong electronic identification device from...

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Google advances shutdown of Google+ after second data leak bug

Google said Monday that it is accelerating the closure of its consumer version of the social network Google+ after a...

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Barcelona decide not to play LaLiga game in USA

The plans of the Spanish Football League (LaLiga) to play one game a season in the United States look to...

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Charge framed against sacked Finnair pilot

A pilot of the national flag carrier Finnair who was sacked on charge of being allegedly drunk in mid-August is...

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2 episodic memory tests predict brain atrophy

Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease, as indicated by a study carried...

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