Friday, 23 February, 2018
  • Amnesty censures Finland’s asylum policy

    Amnesty censures Finland’s asylum policy

    Amnesty International on Thursday published its annual report for 2017/18 in which the human rights watchdog criticised Finland’s asylum policy, saying that in 2017 changes to the country’s asylum procedure continued to affect the asylum-seekers...

  • Rovio hit by sharp market value drop

    Rovio hit by sharp market value drop

    The share price of Finland's game and film maker Rovio declined sharply on Thursday following its publication of early results in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017. By early evening Helsinki time, Rovio had lost nearly...

  • Defence exercise can be witnessed in Rovaniemi

    Defence exercise can be witnessed in Rovaniemi

    The exercise LAPPI 118 organised by the Jaeger Brigade in Rovaniemi from February 26 to  March 2, 2018, can be witnessed in the centre of Rovaniemi from 27 February to 28 February 2018, on Tuesday and Wednesday in particular.  Both...

  • Terho, Randall elected to IOC's Athletes' Commission

    Terho, Randall elected to IOC's Athletes' Commission

    Emma Terho from Finland and Kikkan Randall from the United States have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)' s Athletes' Commission by their fellow Olympians at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang, the IOC...

  • Just do it, says speaker on ‘do-outside-box’
    Mishmash Seminar

    Just do it, says speaker on ‘do-outside-box’

    Although Dan Hesketh spoke at the Mishmash Seminar of this year’s Arctic Design Week on Thursday for the first time. Why? Because of his impressively wide spectrum of creative and professional tracks. Hesketh, who currently work as...

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Defence exercise can be witnessed in Rovaniemi

The exercise LAPPI 118 organised by the Jaeger Brigade in Rovaniemi from February 26 to  March 2, 2018, can be witnessed...

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Trump wants to raise age for gun purchases

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signaled an openness to raising the minimum age to buy some kinds of guns...

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Terho, Randall elected to IOC's Athletes' Commission

Emma Terho from Finland and Kikkan Randall from the United States have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'...

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VR sees huge passengers rush during ski holidays

The ski holiday already started from Southern parts in the country on January 16 and will be observed at the...

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Education

Ombudsman censors cuts in childhood education

Ombudsman for Children Tuomas Kurttila on Wednesday submitted a report to parliament on the state of child rights and wellbeing...

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