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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:05:04 +0000
We Asked the Estonian President What We Could Learn From Them – Nobel Winner Urged To Go ‘Head to Head’
We interviewed Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and the Nobel-winning professor of economics, Bengt Holmström, about what the future may bring. The post We Asked the Estonian President What We Could Learn From Them – Nobel Winner Urged To G...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:45:29 +0000
‘Loving Vincent’ Film Review: A Real Feast For the Eye and Mind
'Loving Vincent' brings Vincent van Gogh's most famous paintings alive in a hand-painted pleasure of a film. The post ‘Loving Vincent’ Film Review: A Real Feast For the Eye and Mind appeared first on Finland Today.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:13:11 +0000
Former Members of Finnish Monster Hard-Rock Group Lordi Sing Pop Music Unmasked – Watch the Video
Lordi won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006. Now, some of the former members have shifted to pop. The post Former Members of Finnish Monster Hard-Rock Group Lordi Sing Pop Music Unmasked – Watch the Video appeared first on Finland Today.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:28:29 +0000
‘Tuntematon sotilas’ aka ‘The Unknown Soldier’ Film Review: A Far Cry From the Masterful Novel
Aku Louhimies' version doesn't do justice to the original masterpiece. The post ‘Tuntematon sotilas’ aka ‘The Unknown Soldier’ Film Review: A Far Cry From the Masterful Novel appeared first on Finland Today.

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:23:34 +0000
Meet The Stars of ’The Unknown Soldier’ at the Invitational Premiere in Helsinki
"War is absolutely unnecessary," said war veteran Esko Leinonen, one of the honorary guests at the VIP premiere on Thursday. The post Meet The Stars of ’The Unknown Soldier’ at the Invitational Premiere in Helsinki appeared first on Finland Today...

Finland Yle Uutiset

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:06:43 +0300
Yle poll: MPs split on coming alcohol bill
An Yle-commissioned poll finds that Finnish MPs are split fifty-fifty on whether or not a new alcohol law should be passed in November. The change would raise the maximum allowed alcohol content of beverages sold in shops, allow barkeepers to sell dr...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:24:38 +0300
New foreign bird species spotted
A new foreign species has been sighted in Finnish nature, a songbird known as the buff-bellied pipit. The bird is usually found in the northern US or in north-eastern Siberia.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:01:39 +0300
Government pledges €200K to found conciliation committee on injustice toward Sámi people
State Secretary Paula Lehtomäki announced on Friday that government will establish a committee to help redress the wrongs historically inflicted on the indigenous Sámi population by the Finnish state. Nothing is set in stone, but the committee may ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:54:34 +0300
Police: Neo-Nazi demo and anti-fascist counter-protest in Tampere restless – Investigation opened
The neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement was met by the Tampere Without Nazis group in Tampere on Saturday, with protesters totalling some 1,000 people. Hundreds of police officers were on the scene to ensure that the two demonstrations did not cross ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:53:51 +0300
Hospital staff: Language policy failings threaten patient safety in Vaasa
The fulfillment of the language proficiency requirements set by Vaasa on its hospital staff is compromised by work shortages in the partly Swedish-speaking city's healthcare district and workers. Patients there may find themselves being treated by a ...

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