Finland Yle Uutiset

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:22:00 +0200
A record wave of spring strikes?
Could strikes affect your home heating or vacation plans this spring? Check out this comprehensive labour market survey.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:30:00 +0200
Spring flowers in southwest Finland archipelago
Coltsfoot and other flowers have broken through the gloom to bloom in January.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:45:00 +0200
Finnair suspends five weekly routes to China due to coronavirus
The airline said it still plans to continue shuttling passengers to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:58:45 +0200
Deputy Chancellor raps ministry for neglecting annual climate reports
Although the law has been in force since 2015, the first climate report did not reach lawmakers until June 2019.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:30:00 +0200
Stay home at first flu symptoms, says public health professor
It may seem like common sense, but the professor's advice runs counter to how sick leave is handled by many employers.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:53:49 +0200
State church sees net loss of membership in 2019
Membership in Finland's Lutheran Evangelical Church fell by 56,000 in 2019.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:05:57 +0200
President "worried" about synagogue vandalism, burning of Israeli flag
The Central Finland police department said that it is looking into what measures it can possibly take.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:29:25 +0200
Tuesday's papers: Coronavirus, action against anti-Semitism, record cold
Some of the morning papers report that China's health crisis is impacting Finnish companies for better and for worse.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:14:00 +0200
Finland issues China travel advisory over coronavirus concerns
The foreign ministry said it was closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in cooperation with other EU countries.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:30:00 +0200
Helsinki climbing accident prompts safety device ban
The cause of an accident which took place last week at a Helsinki climbing centre is under investigation.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:32:00 +0200
Police on alert for prohibited gang symbols
Police are preparing for the banned United Brotherhood to sidestep a ban by reverting to their old gang symbols.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0200
Turku Synagogue vandalised on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Speaking from Poland, where he is attending a holocaust memorial, Finland's president called the incident disturbing.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:30:00 +0200
Travel ban: 1K Chinese tourists cancel Rovaniemi trips
Millions of Chinese travellers were impacted by broad travel bans due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:15:00 +0200
Strike grinds paper mills to a halt
Employer and employee representatives remain miles apart in the wage negotiations.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:07:10 +0200
MOT: Gambling monopoly Veikkaus hid multi-million-euro deal
The deal involved gambling monopoly Veikkaus' core gaming system, which runs products such as the weekly lottery.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:12:57 +0200
Monday's papers: Turkey tops new asylum seekers, global firms respond to coronavirus, mild weather to continue
Breaking down asylum seekers in Finland, Wärtsilä issues a Wuhan travel ban, and no winter weather in southern Finland.

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 18:15:00 +0200
Forestry industry firms announce lockout on eve of strike
Employer and employee representatives participated in last-ditch wage talks on Sunday afternoon.

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0200
Union: Employers pocketed nearly €6bn from competitiveness pact
One union chief says workers have done their share to improve national competitiveness, unlike employers.

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:00:00 +0200
Magical "ice wool" stuns in western Finland
Ice wool, also known as ice hair or snow beard usually forms when temperatures are just below freezing.

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:46:08 +0200
Finnair offers option to postpone, cancel China flights
The airline has modified its regular guidelines and will now allow cabin crews to use surgical-type masks if they wish.

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 18:54:19 +0200
Northeast Syrian official heads to Helsinki for talks with Haavisto
The Kurdish-dominated administration's foreign relations chief will discuss conditions at the Al-hol detention camp.

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 15:16:49 +0200
Fitch downgrades Finland's outlook, warns of debt and ageing population
The agency left the country's overall default rating at AA+, one notch below the highest level.

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:04:58 +0200
Turku shipyard belatedly floats two cruise ships – one with a roller coaster
Meyer has suffered repeated delays in delivering its new LNG-powered cruise vessels.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:28:07 +0200
Tests dispel coronavirus fears in Finland
Two tourists from China tested negative for the Wuhan strain of coronavirus, public health officials said Friday evening.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:09:52 +0200
Court clamps temporary ban on United Brotherhood gang
A permanent prohibition may be imposed this spring.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:51:00 +0200
Schjerfbeck beats Picasso: Visitor record shattered at Ateneum Art Museum
An ongoing Helene Schjerfbeck show has drawn the biggest number of daily visitors in the museum's 133-year history.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:53:00 +0200
Finland not screening for coronavirus at border: "No cause for alarm"
Health officials say it is "extremely unlikely" that the Wuhan strain of the coronavirus has arrived in Finland.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:55:00 +0200
Finland's birth rate falls to lowest level since 19th century famine
Finland may need a tenfold increase in work-based immigration, a family planning expert says.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:31:21 +0200
Friday's papers: Police shoot armed man, Espoo child murder details and Labrador still top dog
The press reports on cops shooting a man in the foot, a tragic killing in Espoo and the most-loved dog breed in Finland.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:50:11 +0200
Two possible coronavirus cases in northern Finland
Two tourists from China's Wuhan region sought medical treatment during their visit to Finland.