Finland Today Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:41 +0000Hot Tips From a Professor to Survive the Finnish Darkness
As a foreigner who has taken a few years to adjust to the darker months, I wanted to find out what a professional would recommend as a remedy.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:16:56 +0000Stronger Beer Will Arrive in Grocery Stores in 2018
The alcohol content of beer will be raised from 4.7% to 5.5%!
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:36:48 +0000Send Your Christmas Card Today, and It Will Reach Europe Before Xmas – A List of Card Deadlines
There’s still time to delight friends and relatives with a Christmas card.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:22:47 +0000Finnish Government Awards German Chancellor Angela Merkel With Gender Equality Prize
Merkel received the prize in recognition of her long-standing work as a defender of human dignity and human rights.
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:24:59 +0000Finland to Award Gender Equality Prize Today
The recipient assigns the money to a cause they have chosen that strengthens the position of girls and women.
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Finland Yle Uutiset Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:18:29 +0200Fledgling Blue Reform party elects Sampo Terho as chair
MP and Minister Sampo Terho has been chosen as the new Blue Reform party chair at the splinter party's first party congress. Terho had no challengers for the position. Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:01:24 +0200Getting in the Christmas spirit: Home light show attracts crowds
Samu Hohti and his daughter Niina design a dazzling Christmas light show for their home in Kouvola each year. This year's centennial spectacle contains over 20,000 LED lights and a pyramid on top of the garage that emits 100,000 red and green laser l...Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:19:42 +0200Defence Forces file criminal complaint over newspaper's intelligence story
The Finnish Defence Forces' Defence Command has filed a criminal complaint regarding the disclosure of security intelligence data to Finland's most widely-read newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat. The paper featured a story on a top secret intelligence rese...Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:58:27 +0200Survey: Reception centre area residents embrace diversity, reject "certain ethnicities"
A new Justice Ministry poll suggests two-thirds of people living in reception centre-hosting Finnish municipalities view increased multiculturalism in a positive light. Unspecified "certain ethnicities" are not welcome as neighbours, however.Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:11:29 +0200Municipal union poll suggests widespread sexual harassment
Some 38 percent of respondents to a poll from the Jyty union - representing mostly female municipal and church workers - say they have experienced sexual harassment at work. Close to 90 percent of respondents report being subject to lewd talk and sex...