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Finland: Republic in Northern Europe
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

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Finland's election winner SDP closer to securing coalition

Finland's left-leaning Social Democrats (SDP) appeared closer to securing a governing coalition after its traditional rival, the center-right National Coalition, signaled on Tuesday that a deal on..
Reuters - Published

Finnish election highlights Nordic dilemma about welfare state

Voters across the Nordics are telling politicians to safeguard their cherished, comprehensive welfare model but Sunday's election in Finland shows how prohibitive costs and a surge in nationalism make..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Finland

How Do People Celebrate Easter Around The World [Video]How Do People Celebrate Easter Around The World

Business Insider recently wrote, "The Easter holidays aren't always spent in church, painting eggs and eating chocolate. Many countries have their own Easter myths and legends which have now become as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Finland's Election Winner SDP Closer to Securing Coalition [Video]Finland's Election Winner SDP Closer to Securing Coalition

According to Reuters, Finland’s left-leaning Social Democrats appeared closer to securing a governing coalition after its traditional rival, the center-right National Coalition. After coming on top..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Raw Politics in full: left-wing victory in Finland and yellow-vest response [Video]Raw Politics in full: left-wing victory in Finland and yellow-vest response

Watch Monday night's full episode of Raw Politics

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 49:12Published

Finnish Social Democrat Leader Rinne Declares Victory In Election [Video]Finnish Social Democrat Leader Rinne Declares Victory In Election

According to Reuters, Finland’s leftist Social Democrat party leader Antti Rinne has declared victory in Sunday’s general election, after partial results showed his party winning by a tight margin..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Center-Left Wins Finland Election [Video]Center-Left Wins Finland Election

(CNN)Finland's parliamentary election results show the Social Democratic Party (SDP) winning with 17.7% of the votes, according to CNN's local affiliate Italehti. The tight race saw the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

Helsinki commuters react to Finnish election result [Video]Helsinki commuters react to Finnish election result

Finns woke up on Monday (April 15) anticipating complex coalition negotiations following a close result in the country's general election. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Finland election: Social Democrats take early lead [Video]Finland election: Social Democrats take early lead

Finland may elect its first left-wing prime minister in two decades.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

Voting begins in Finnish election tipped to change government [Video]Voting begins in Finnish election tipped to change government

Finland may usher in its first leftist prime minister in two decades in parliamentary elections on Sunday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

"It's not really any different", says Hamilton on eve of 1,000th GP

Lewis Hamilton says he is in China "to do a job" and is not concerned with Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix milestone 1000th race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:17Published

Nursing home scandal pushes Finland to the left [Video]Nursing home scandal pushes Finland to the left

In a Nordic country used to a high level of state social care, Finns were shocked to hear of care homes leaving elderly patients all night in soaked diapers, a scandal that may play a part in helping..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Evans takes Corsica lead from Tanak [Video]Evans takes Corsica lead from Tanak

Ford driver Elfyn Evans overtakes Ott Tanak to lead the Tour of Corsica rally.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:09Published

Germany's Heiko Maas Still Hopes For A Brexit Deal [Video]Germany's Heiko Maas Still Hopes For A Brexit Deal

According to Reuters, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday he still hoped for a majority of British lawmakers to back a withdrawal agreement with the EU which would lead to an orderly..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

'Threatening man' apprehended after approaching Finnish foreign affairs minister at rally [Video]'Threatening man' apprehended after approaching Finnish foreign affairs minister at rally

A man wearing a t-shirt of an anti-immigration group was apprehended at a politician's rally in Finland on Sunday after displaying 'aggressive and threatening' behaviour toward the minister

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:15Published

Finland Tops Global Happiness Index for Second Straight Year — Here's Why [Video]Finland Tops Global Happiness Index for Second Straight Year — Here's Why

Finland has topped an index of the happiest nations for the second consecutive year.

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:15Published

Finland named the happiest country in the world [Video]Finland named the happiest country in the world

For a second year running Finland is the world's happiest country according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday by a United Nations-affiliated group. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Finland Tops World's Happiest Country For The Second Year In A Row [Video]Finland Tops World's Happiest Country For The Second Year In A Row

According to Reuters, Finnish people now have even more to celebrate. Finland has topped the ranking of the world’s happiest countries for the second year in a row. The top 5 spots were held by the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Finland is the world's happiest country again [Video]Finland is the world's happiest country again

Finns view themselves as the most content in the world, according to the World Happiness Report which has ranked 156 countries.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Swedish PM Supports Request For Brexit Extension [Video]Swedish PM Supports Request For Brexit Extension

Reuters reports Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said Sweden should support a request by Britain to extend the deadline for its divorce from the European Union. Speaking to the Swedish..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters [Video]Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters

Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters

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Finland's Outgoing PM Expresses Disappointment In Cabinets Failure [Video]Finland's Outgoing PM Expresses Disappointment In Cabinets Failure

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Finland's outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipila said that he was 'hugely disappointed' that his cabinet had to resign over its inability to pass a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Finnish government resigns over failed reform [Video]Finnish government resigns over failed reform

Finland's government resigned on Friday after ditching plans to reform the healthcare system, a key policy, the Finnish president's office said, throwing the country into political limbo. Francesca..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants [Video]French Finance Minister introduces bill to tax internet giants

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire detailed a tax bill for digital giant companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook that he later introduced during the meeting of the Council of Ministers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

'Wife carrying' race winner proposes to partner after gruelling victory [Video]'Wife carrying' race winner proposes to partner after gruelling victory

After winning Britain's annual 'Wife Carrying Championship' race as an unmarried couple, Chris Hepworth proposed to Tanisha Prince at the finish line. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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The annual UK Wife Carrying Race in Dorking has ended in joy after a proposal between the winning couple on the finish line. After coming ahead of the pack in treacherous and slippy conditions, Chris..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published

 

Finland's Social Democrats seek coalition allies as political landscape fragments

finland's social democrats seek coalition allies as political landscape fragments
By Anne Kauranen HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Social Democrats (SDP) embarked on Monday on the complex task of forming a governing coalition, after beating a nationalist, anti-immigration party by a..
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