Finland Today

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:44:51 +0000
Helsinki Region Faces Harder Coronavirus Restrictions; Public Buildings to Close, Events to be Banned
The Helsinki Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group has decided to impose even harder restrictions to tackle the spreading phase of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:14:38 +0000
353 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland; 165 in Capital Region
View the latest statistics related to the pandemic.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:54:42 +0000
Nine New Deaths Related to the Coronavirus; 120 People in Hospital Care
THL has released the latest statistics on deaths and the number of people in hospitals.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:20:36 +0000
297 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland
View the latest statistics related to the pandemic.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 06:28:44 +0000
New Restrictions Related to Coronavirus Come Into Effect on Monday; Here’s How Life Changes in Uusimaa Region
View the full list of restrictions that come into effect on Monday in the Uusimaa region.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:20:50 +0200
Drug deaths double in a decade
As the use of amphetamines and opioids has risen, younger people are dying of overdoses.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:07:22 +0200
Wednesday's papers: Mayor v Minister tensions, youth funds, and African care workers
Finland’s press reports on an escalating row between politicians in local and national government.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:19:25 +0200
Another ferry line ordered to keep sailing between Helsinki and Tallinn, even with few passengers
Finland is paying companies to maintain unprofitable routes that are deemed essential lifelines for imports and exports.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:13:59 +0200
Farmers report bumper crop of peas, but cereal harvest slumps
Peas and broad beans are gaining popularity as domestically grown sources of protein for people and livestock.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:37:18 +0200
Key member flounces from government working group promoting equal pay
The working group was tasked with making proposals on pay transparency.