Monday, 26 June, 2017
  • 355 people adopted in Finland in 2016

    355 people adopted in Finland in 2016

    A total of 355 people were adopted in Finland in 2016, which is 52 lower than the number in the previous year, according to Statistics Finland. Although the number of domestic adoption remained almost unchanged, the...

  • High-level meeting on water cooperation in Turku in Sep

    High-level meeting on water cooperation in Turku in Sep

    A high-level political conference on water cooperation will be organised in Turku Castle on September 21-22, said a government press release. The agenda of the conference are the water-related UN Sustainable Development Goals, water in circular...

  • Collective dance in 7,000 locations on Midsummer

    Collective dance in 7,000 locations on Midsummer

    Finns and friends of Finland danced HulaHula worldwide on Friday night at 10 p.m. Helsinki summer time (1900 GMT). There were dancers in reportedly 7,000 locations across Finland. Organized by Finland's national broadcasting company Yle, the...

  • Controlling non-EU investments hard to accept: PM

    Controlling non-EU investments hard to accept: PM

    Prime Minister Juha Sipilä said Finland has difficulty in accepting a system where the European Commission would control non-European Union (EU) investments in Finland. Talking to Finnish media late Friday, Sipilä commented on the ideas promoted...

  • Eurozone's growth in Q2 at 6-year best: survey

    Eurozone's growth in Q2 at 6-year best: survey

    A further solid rise in business activity in June rounded off the strongest quarter of economic expansion across the 19-country eurozone for over six years, a survey showed Tuesday. The Composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) of...

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Controlling non-EU investments hard to accept: PM

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä said Finland has difficulty in accepting a system where the European Commission would control non-European Union...

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140 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire

At least 140 people were killed and over 100 others injured in an oil tanker fire that broke out in Pakistan's...

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Mäkäräinen to participate in Frassinoro Biathlon Fest

  The three-day Frassinoro Summer Biathlon Festival will begin in Forni Avoltri, Italy on July 14. A total of  28 athletes from...

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Culture

Collective dance in 7,000 locations on Midsummer

Finns and friends of Finland danced HulaHula worldwide on Friday night at 10 p.m. Helsinki summer time (1900 GMT). There...