For one in ten children in Sweden, home is not a safe place, but a place where violence has become part of their everyday life. It is often a well-kept secret, but in judgments and preliminary investigations, you can read about children who call 112, children who hide, protect their siblings and go between them […]
In his research, Ståhlberg compared the reading skills and comprehension of children studying Finnish as a second language (S2) and those studying it as their mother tongue (S1). The study revealed that about a fifth of the children studying it as a second language were better able to read and understand a Finnish text than […]
Defaming a book held sacred by a religious community would probably violate the protection of religious peace in Finland.
The next most were 166 for 50-euro counterfeits and 37 for 10-euro counterfeits. “In 2022, the number of counterfeits found in circulation was low compared to previous years. Although there are few counterfeits in circulation, it is always good to pay attention to the banknote’s security factors when handling banknotes.” says the banknote expert Olli […]
Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto is holding a press conference on the Finnish NATO process on Monday afternoon. On Sunday, Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, opened up to admitting Finland, but not Sweden, into NATO. Listen to Ekot’s live broadcast with political reporter Mats Eriksson and Sveriges Radio Finska’s news director Riitta Niemi.
The ministries stated last week that the implementation of the projects would require substantial public sector investment, as other sources of funding, such as operator and user fees, would be relatively small compared to the required investment. Although private investors have also expressed interest in such projects, they would likely require state guarantees, leaving the […]
In 2023, the annual payments of undrawn government-subsidized loans – with the aim of alleviating cost pressures related to housing
The annual payments for state-subsidized loans taken out for the construction, purchase or renovation of rental and right-of-occupancy housing depend on the change in the consumer price index of July of the previous year. The fluctuations of the consumer price index have been quite moderate in recent years: in July of 2015 and 2021, the […]
The annual backyard bird count provides valuable information about long-term population changes – but the top three species remain the same year after year, says Birdlife Finland.
The collective agreement between Efling and SA expired on November 1, 2022. So far, no agreement has been reached on a new agreement. The dispute between the trade union Efling and the Confederation of Employers SA means that the members of the trade union Efling have not received a pay increase. Most of the remaining […]
In this podcast you meet David Druid and Katherine Zimmerman who were previously colleagues in Morgonpasset in P3. The talk show is their reunion where they talk about politics and little else. In the podcast, we also hear Ekot’s political domestic reporter Lova Olsson and the satirist Moa Wallin from the P3 Club. Producer: Sukran […]
The Minister of Justice intends to introduce stun guns to the police, which are intended to increase the safety of police officers. The news causes a great stir among the public as well as in the parliament. However, the Police Association welcomed it. Meanwhile, in the pages of Vísir, there was an article about stun […]
The number of Russian citizens applying to Finnish universities has increased by about a quarter this year.
Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson’s state secretary PM Nilsson has been in trouble since it was revealed that he poached eels and also lied to the police about this. On his Facebook page, Nilsson announced on Thursday that he is leaving his post in the government office. “I understand how inappropriate it was to fish for […]
She lived at a furious pace and reached the top echelons of business. Degree from both Chalmers and the Gothenburg School of Economics, course test at the cadet school and managerial career. But all the time there was a friction there inside her, ever since childhood. Something she didn’t want to admit, least of all […]
The auctions of the collected items will take place both on Saturday and Sunday. According to the requirements, they cannot be run on Facebook in the form of posts and comments. Below we publish explanations and information on how and where to bid. Where can I bid? Auctions will be held during Saturday’s events – […]
One of the defendants was fined for publishing an article about the intelligence agency in 2017, while charges against a third journalist were dropped.
YLE: The President’s Office rejected the proposal to become the Prime Minister’s security policy advisor
The current system is estimated to work well, and it is based on a clear division of work and responsibilities and smooth and reliable cooperation with the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Therefore, the agency does not consider it necessary or appropriate to establish a new unit in the prime minister’s […]
Genia and Israel have survived the Holocaust. In the 60s, they moved into the Stockholm suburb of Kärrtorp and started a family. But with their sons Josef and Daniel, they never talk about what they have been through. When there is shooting on TV, Genia runs away. It reminds of the war, she explains. Josef […]