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Finland Will Continue Restrictions For One More Month [Video]

Finland Will Continue Restrictions For One More Month

Finland extended its measures to contain the coronavirus by one month. Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin said measures will not go through May 13. According to Reuters, Finland has put a lot of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Empty ski slopes in Norway as tourism suffers [Video]

Empty ski slopes in Norway as tourism suffers

March and April are the busiest months for tourism in Norway, which is normally popular with skiiers and hikers. But the tourists aren't coming this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, and small..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:07Published
Irish mountains lit up to mark St Patrick's Day [Video]

Irish mountains lit up to mark St Patrick's Day

In celebration of St Patrick's Day the Connemara Mountains on the west coast of Ireland are transformed by Finnish artist Kari Kola into the 'world's largest outdoor light artwork' called Savage..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:27Published
Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy 'filming BBC travel show pilot' [Video]

Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy 'filming BBC travel show pilot'

Married stars Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy are reportedly set to head to Finland to film a BBC travel show pilot.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:56Published
European airlines sound alarm over coronavirus impact [Video]

European airlines sound alarm over coronavirus impact

British Airways owner IAG, EasyJet and Finnair all sounded the alarm over the coronavirus on Friday. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published
Colourful auroras dance across Arctic sky [Video]

Colourful auroras dance across Arctic sky

On Tuesday (February 18) night, dancing lights could be seen over the skies of the Arctic town of Kilpisjarvi, in Finland's Lapland region, close to the border with Norway and Sweden.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published
Great Britain's Elfyn Evans extends his lead after the early stages of day two at Rally Sweden [Video]

Great Britain's Elfyn Evans extends his lead after the early stages of day two at Rally Sweden

Evans extens his lead at Rally Sweden

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published
Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown [Video]

Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown

Swedish Rally goes ahead without snow as Teemu Suninen comes off in spectacular fashion.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:29Published

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Finland's woman-led center-left government plans to nearly double the length of paternity leave to give new fathers the same amount of paid time off work as new mothers, it announced on Wednesday.
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New type of aurora, nicknamed 'the dunes,' discovered by citizen scientists in Finland

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Finland on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, on a Chinese traveler from Wuhan, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said.
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Finnair cancels some China flights as virus fears spread

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Finnish paper mill workers to strike as wage talks fail: union

Some 9,000 workers at Finnish paper mills will go on strike on Monday after wage talks broke down, their labor union said in a statement, the latest in a series of labor conflicts to hit Finland.
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Finnair still operating all flights to China

Finland's national airline Finnair said on Friday that it was operating to all its destinations in China normally, but that it was closely monitoring the development of the coronavirus situation.
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Hey boss, a four-day week could be good for business. Just ask a working mother

The Finland Prime Minister has gone quiet on her proposal for a four-day working week. Pity, because thousands of working mothers already prove there's no loss of productivity.
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Juha Mieto: Finland’s skiing legend

Now 70 years old, Juha Mieto shows no signs of slowing down after winning five Olympic medals in his career.
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In Santa’s home town, booming tourism and Christmas clichés anger Sami locals

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Estonian minister calls world’s youngest PM, ‘sales-girl’

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Estonia apologises after minister mocks Finnish PM by calling her "a sales girl"

Estonia apologised to Finland on Monday after Estonia's interior minister mocked Finland's new prime minister -- the world's youngest-serving government leader -- as "a sales girl" and questioned her..
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Sanna Marin: Estonia apologises after minister mocks Finland PM

Far-right interior minister Mart Helme described Finland's PM Sanna Marin as "a sales girl".
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Finland aims to repatriate Islamic State children from Syria 'as soon as possible'

Finland will try to repatriate children of Finnish mothers who traveled to Syria to join Islamic State "as soon as possible", Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Monday.
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Finnish minister sorry for Instagram poll on IS women

Finnish Finance Minister Katri Kulmuni deletes her poll on repatriating IS-linked women and children.
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'I don't feel like a role model': Finland's new 34-year-old leader

She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.
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'Seriously, Finland?' Red-faced minister deletes Instagram poll

Finland's finance minister deleted an Instagram post and issued an apology on Friday after criticism by a human rights group that embarrassed the new, women-led government days after it took office.
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New Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin brushed aside the media frenzy over her appointment as the world's youngest serving head of government at age 34, pledging a sharp focus on climate policies as..
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Finland's new prime minister said on Wednesday the center-left coalition government had given its "silent blessing" to the Foreign Minister to go ahead with plans to repatriate children of women who..
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New Zealand's Ardern says new Finnish PM 'needs no advice'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Finland's new Prime Minister Sanna Marin, who has become the world's youngest head of government, needs no advice from another youthful premier.
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Social Democrat Sanna Marin said on Tuesday she would restore stability to Finland and keep using social media - but with care - after being sworn in as the world's youngest prime minister at the helm..
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Thirty-four-year-old Social Democrat Sanna Marin took office in Finland on Tuesday as the world's youngest serving prime minister, heading a coalition with four other parties led by women, all but one..
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Finland's parliament approves world's youngest prime minister

Finland's parliament approved the nomination on Tuesday of 34-year-old Social Democrat Sanna Marin as the world's youngest serving prime minister.
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Finland's Centre Party says leader Katri Kulmuni will be finance minister

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