Finland Yle Uutiset

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 12:02:53 +0300
Finnish firms show mixed bag of results from first half of 2024
Kesko, which owns the K grocery stores, saw its profits slump.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 10:54:47 +0300
Unemployment up from last June, but levelling off
The unemployment rate has levelled off, which an economist says could signal that the labour market is improving.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:23:56 +0300
Researcher proposes phone ban trial in schools
The government wants to restrict smartphone usage in schools, but has not yet fleshed out the details.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:45:44 +0300
Valtonen: Hungary may face EU "measures" over unauthorised foreign policy moves
The Finnish foreign minister told Yle News that Budapest may face repercussions for failing to respect the EU's commonly agreed foreign policy and interests.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:50:14 +0300
Hot, humid week ahead in Finland
Highs around 30 degrees combined with humid air may feel oppressive, meteorologists say. Heavy downpours are likely in western Finland.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:18:24 +0300
Rerun Sámi election prompts 22 complaints
The courts had ordered elections to be re-run with 65 excluded voters returned to the electoral register.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 11:15:20 +0300
Stubb, Niinistö hail Biden role in Finnish Nato process
Finland became a Nato member with the strong support of US President Joe Biden, said President Alexander Stubb.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 10:32:19 +0300
Finnish team brings own AC units to cool down in sweltering Olympic village
The Finnish Olympic team brought their own air conditioning units to the Olympic village after organisers said they would not do so in order to hit emissions targets.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 16:58:27 +0300
IF Gnistan to play remaining home matches at crosstown stadium after fire
The club will play their remaining home matches at the Töölö Football Stadium, home to their Helsinki rivals HJK.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 15:50:57 +0300
Finnish president praises 'downhill' swimming competition
Finland's president Alexander Stubb is no stranger to endurance sports and was gushing after competing in a 24-kilometre downstream river race.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 13:54:51 +0300
US B-52 bombers fly through Finnish airspace
Finnish Defence Minister Antti Häkkänen (NCP) said the flights were a demonstration of deterrence and defence.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 10:54:25 +0300
Proportion of female hunters on the rise in Finland
Women accounted for more than a quarter of all newly licensed hunters last year, says the Finnish Wildlife Agency.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 17:43:16 +0300
Finnish Customs auctions off abandoned asylum seekers' bikes
The highest priced bike sold for 220 euros at the auction in Lapland.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 15:26:53 +0300
Turku Tall Ships Races likely to miss visitor target due to weather
Turku saw 500,000 visitors when the city hosted the Tall Ship Races in 2017, an unlikely target for this year given poor weather conditions.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 11:53:36 +0300
Finnish Meteorological Institute issues thunderstorm warnings
Heavy rainfall of more than 20 millimetres per hour may fall in some areas.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 16:52:04 +0300
Scientist makes northernmost sighting of feared bloodsucker
In Lieksa, a mosquito scientist discovered a variant known to spread the West Nile virus.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 15:45:17 +0300
Global IT glitch mostly misses Finland
Airlines, banks and other businesses across the world have been dealing with one of the biggest IT crashes in recent years.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 15:04:12 +0300
Supo: Far-right combat sports clubs on the rise
Experts say neo-Nazi and extremist groups in Finland use various activities to attract new followers and spread white nationalism.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 14:15:19 +0300
Finnair earnings hit as post-pandemic demand dwindles
Demand for air travel is levelling off after a post-pandemic boost.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 11:27:45 +0300
Finnish heavyweight boxer handed two-year doping ban
Robert Helenius has received a suspension from all international competitions for testing positive for the banned substance clomiphene.

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:45:44 +0300
THL: Coronavirus levels in wastewater surge
The need for Covid hospitalisations is, however, not increasing, says the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 14:35:35 +0300
Finland pays acquitted Sierra Leonean €400k
The State Treasury has awarded nearly 400,000 euros in damages to a man acquitted of war crime charges.

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 12:38:51 +0300
Child abductions increase in Finland
Cases often involve one parent taking the child following a contentious separation.

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 11:30:31 +0300
Poll: 1 in 4 Finns ready to send troops to Ukraine
Men are more eager than women to deploy troops to the war-torn country, according to a survey by the Uutissuomalainen news group.

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 10:31:16 +0300
Rents rise across Finland in Q2
Oulu recorded the highest rent hike, followed by Rovaniemi and Hämeenlinna.

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 17:16:38 +0300
Gun-toting MP case heads to prosecution
Police say they suspect the former Finns Party MP of several crimes.

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 16:00:12 +0300
Finnish and Swedish fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Baltic Sea
The Russian jets had no flight plan, were not in contact with civilian air traffic control, and did not use transponder signals, as customary under international aviation rules.

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 13:46:33 +0300
Taxi association warns of high festival fares
Officials remind festivalgoers that it is their responsibility to check the price list before hopping into a cab.

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 13:40:46 +0300
Yandex changes name, new company expands data centre in Uusimaa
The EU removed personal sanctions against Yandex's founding member earlier this year.

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 10:25:33 +0300
Thousands of deactivated guns still unreported in Finland
There are an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 deactivated weapons in the country.