Tag: Equipment

  • Inattention – the threat on Danish roads. Nine out of ten strongly disagree, but a third are guilty!

    You might think that the number one cause of road fatalities is speeding, and historically it has been since the advent of the motor vehicle. But in recent years, a new threat has emerged: inattention. According to figures from the Road Directorate, it has accounted for 60 percent of all fatalities in the past five […]

  • EU’s Borrell makes quick deal on artillery shells for Ukraine

    EU’s Borrell makes quick deal on artillery shells for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: Chairing a meeting of EU foreign and defense ministers in Brussels this week, European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc’s member states have approved a fast-track process to provide Ukraine with artillery shells to repel Russia’s ongoing invasion. On Twitter, Borrell hailed the “historic decision” by the 27 EU […]

  • Varma’s wooden house in Helsinki’s Katajanokka to support carbon neutrality goals

    Varma’s wooden house in Helsinki’s Katajanokka to support carbon neutrality goals

    The frame of the building consists of 2,500 wooden elements, and the facades will be installed in the spring, and the construction of the interior of the building is scheduled to begin in the summer. The approximately 16,000 square meter building for rent will house, among other things, Stora Enso’s head office and the S […]

  • Fun activities on your next trip to Finland

    Fun activities on your next trip to Finland

    Skiing and snowboarding in Lapland Lapland is a winter wonderland that offers the world’s best skiing and snowboarding experiences. Lapland is popular thanks to its abundant, uninterrupted snow tourist attraction for people interested in outdoor activities. Skiing and snowboarding are popular pastimes in Lapland, and many resorts offer slopes suitable for all skill levels. There […]

  • Dear Havis Amanda is fixed

    Dear Havis Amanda is fixed

    Havis Amanda has been through a lot Completed in 1908, the fountain and its bronze sculptures form a work of art designed by the artist Ville Vallgren. In addition to its artistic value, the work has a special cultural-historical and cityscape significance. The bronze statue has been through a lot over the years, e.g. during […]

  • The Danish Parliament approves a billion kroner Ukraine fund

    Weapons, business and rebuildingTogether with the government, opposition parties on both sides of the island – SF, Danmarksdemokraterne, Liberal Alliance, Konservative, Radikale, Dansk Folkeparti and Nye Borgerlige – signed the agreement. The overall framework will include DKK 7 billion for 2023 alone, while funds will also be earmarked in 2024-27 to cover expenses associated with […]

  • Close to a fifth suffer from long-term effects of COVID in Denmark

    Hand sanitizer sales drop pre-pandemic levelsNevertheless, life is more or less normalized for the rest of the population, who are rarely reminded of the pandemic within the Danish borders. The masks and elbow greetings have disappeared, handshakes and hugs are back, and hand sanitizer is no longer sold in the shops. According to both Coop […]

  • Russia shares Nord Stream’s communications with the UN’s top diplomat

    Russia shares Nord Stream’s communications with the UN’s top diplomat

    Germany, Denmark and Sweden allegedly failed to keep Russia informed of their investigations Russia has released its communications with Denmark, Sweden and Germany regarding Nord Stream sabotage to members of the UN Security Council, a senior diplomat has said. “These documents allow our colleagues at the United Nations to confirm that the claims of these […]

  • In 2022, almost 2,200 dangerous products were removed from the European market according to the Safety Gate system

    In 2022, almost 2,200 dangerous products were removed from the European market according to the Safety Gate system

    All European market surveillance authorities have a legal obligation to report to the Safety Gate system all products that they find pose a serious risk, and all measures to eliminate the risk. Other Member States can then check whether the same product is available on their market and take the necessary measures. This active cooperation […]

  • First Danish tanks ready for Ukraine in May

    First Danish tanks ready for Ukraine in May

    5 billion and countingInitially, the tanks will be used to train Ukrainian troops, while the agreement also includes ammunition packages and spare parts. The joint initiative includes Germany and the Netherlands, but other countries are welcome to join later. Since the start of Russia’s invasion, Denmark has donated DKK 5 billion in weapons and equipment […]

  • PaintersinGainesville.com: Providing painting services in Gainesville, USA.

    PaintersinGainesville.com: Providing painting services in Gainesville, USA.

    “paintersingainesville.com” is a website that offers professional painting services, headquartered in Gainesville, Florida. They have an experienced team and modern equipment that can provide a variety of painting services, including spray painting and wallpaper installation, to create beautiful, long-lasting, and high-quality indoor and outdoor environments for their customers.

  • When to buy winter sports equipment

    When to buy winter sports equipment

    One of the most important advantages of purchasing winter sports equipment in the off-season is the cost savings. By David Boernerproduct manager Skiing and snowboarding At REI: “Buying equipment in the off-season can save you a significant amount of money, but you don’t have the opportunity to test the equipment and make sure it fits […]

  • Finland includes three Leopard tanks in the latest arms package to Ukraine

    Finland includes three Leopard tanks in the latest arms package to Ukraine

    The latest defense equipment delivery is Finland’s 13th since the start of the war in February of last year.

  • Russia protested against the US ambassador for arming Ukraine during Biden’s visit to Kiev

    Russia protested against the US ambassador for arming Ukraine during Biden’s visit to Kiev

    It accused the United States of “pumping the Ukrainian military with weapons and informing on attacks on Russian military and civilian infrastructure,” adding that such policies prove that the United States’ claims that it is not a party to the conflict are “inadequate and false.” Moscow also reminded Tracy that both Western-supplied weapons and the […]

  • Zelensky meets Swedish Prime Minister about Ukraine’s European integration

    KIEV, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson discussed Ukraine’s European integration during their meeting in Kiev on Wednesday, the presidential press service reported. Zelensky and Kristersson talked about cooperation between their countries within European institutions during Sweden’s presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) in […]

  • CPH Airport among the top airports for limiting CO2 emissions

    Ambitious goals setIn particular, Denmark’s largest airport has been praised for its work with climate solutions, reduction of CO2 emissions and compensation for emissions it is responsible for. It has defined a number of long-term climate goals and concrete plans for how the goals are to be achieved. “We are working to reduce electricity, water […]

  • HBL: Finland grants Turkey a new defense equipment export license

    HBL: Finland grants Turkey a new defense equipment export license

    A Finnish company supplies reinforced steel to Turkey.

  • The Swiss could give the green light to Denmark sending weapons to Ukraine

    The Swiss could give the green light to Denmark sending weapons to Ukraine

    Swiss no in 2022Denmark already last year asked the Swiss for permission to send around 20 vehicles – a request the Swiss rejected. Now the Swiss claim that it should be possible for other countries to re-export Swiss military equipment because it concerns a violation of the international prohibition on the use of force. The […]

  • Finland delivers more than 400 million euros of defense equipment to Ukraine

    Finland delivers more than 400 million euros of defense equipment to Ukraine

    Minister of Defense Mikko Savola (Centre) said on Friday that Ukraine still needs support to defend its territory against Russian attacks. “The current package is clearly the largest so far,” he emphasized news release. He stated that the package contained heavy weapons and ammunition and added that the contents were determined based on both the […]

  • Ready at Ramstein: Denmark pledges aid to Ukraine at the defense summit

    Ready at Ramstein: Denmark pledges aid to Ukraine at the defense summit

    The Minister of Defense will also meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the summit as well as his colleagues Lloyd Austin III (USA), Ben Wallace (Great Britain) and Pål Jonson (Sweden). While a number of other countries – including the US, UK and Poland – have reiterated their intention to donate tanks to Ukraine, […]

  • Right now: The government is expected to send Archer to Ukraine

    Right now: The government is expected to send Archer to Ukraine

    Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson holds a press conference about sending defense equipment to Ukraine. Among other things, it is expected to be about the Archer artillery system. Energy and Industry Minister Ebba Busch, Labor Market and Integration Minister Johan Pehrson and Defense Minister Pål Jonson also participate. Listen to the press conference in Ekot’s live […]

  • VR buys new sleeping carriages, vehicle carriages for 50 million

    VR buys new sleeping carriages, vehicle carriages for 50 million

    The new equipment is scheduled to be in use by the end of 2025.

  • VR acquires new equipment for night train traffic from Škoda Transtech

    VR acquires new equipment for night train traffic from Škoda Transtech

    “We are happy to state that the popularity of night train travel has increased by 17 percent compared to 2018. With these new buses, we want to meet our customers’ wishes and further develop the travel experience. For example, working and eating in your own cabin will be even more comfortable in the future”, says […]

  • Thieves use a bucket loader to rip an ATM from a supermarket wall

    Thieves use a bucket loader to rip an ATM from a supermarket wall

    The police suspect that heavy equipment was used to tear the ATM from the wall and carry it away.

  • Wednesday papers: Defense spending, stormy weather, drones spraying pesticides

    Wednesday papers: Defense spending, stormy weather, drones spraying pesticides

    The defense forces have bought new equipment for at least 260 million euros after Russia attacked Ukraine, Ilta-Sanomat says.

  • The walrus destroyed equipment worth more than 10,000 euros, says a Kotka fisherman

    The walrus destroyed equipment worth more than 10,000 euros, says a Kotka fisherman

    A female walrus that got lost in the Baltic Sea has caused a stir after appearing last Thursday in Hamina on the southeast coast of Finland, where it stayed until Saturday. On Sunday, it appeared about 30 km west in Suulisniemi, just south of the port city of Kotka. There it became entangled in the […]

  • Satellite images show an emptied Russian military base near the Finnish border

    Satellite images show an emptied Russian military base near the Finnish border

    According to satellite images obtained by Yle, a large part of the military base of the Russian Alakurti military base on the Finnish border has been removed. In Russia, no information has been made public about the possible transfer of troops or equipment. Since mid-May, more than 100 vehicles have left Alakurt, including dozens of […]

  • Imports and exports of goods also apply to individuals crossing the Finnish-Russian border

    Imports and exports of goods also apply to individuals crossing the Finnish-Russian border

    Both imports to Finland and exports to Russia are restricted The entry restrictions that were in force at Finland’s external borders due to the coronavirus pandemic will be lifted on June 30, and from July 1, the health security situation will return to the pre-pandemic situation. However, the EU’s sanctions against Russia affect customs operations, […]

  • The NATO chief says he will increase troops to the east

    The NATO chief says he will increase troops to the east

    According to Stoltenberg, ministers have discussed the future attitude of the organization and how it can increase practical support to Allies by significantly strengthening its presence, capabilities and capabilities. “This means more NATO-led combat forces to strengthen our combat forces in the eastern part of our alliance,” Stoltenberg said. “Increase air, naval and cyber defense, […]

  • The military parade exacerbates traffic in Helsinki

    The military parade exacerbates traffic in Helsinki

    The City of Helsinki is preparing for the Defense Forces Flag Day parade on Saturday. In preparation for the parade, traffic disruptions are also expected on Friday. To avoid congestion, the public is advised to walk or use public transport during the parade. According to police, most of the parade’s staff, vehicles and equipment are […]

  • The Minister of Defense confirms that Denmark has now donated DKK 2 billion in military aid to Ukraine

    The Minister of Defense confirms that Denmark has now donated DKK 2 billion in military aid to Ukraine

    Minister of Defense Morten Bødskov confirmed yesterday that Denmark’s total expenditure on military donations to Ukraine has now reached DKK 2 billion – double what was previously thought. In April, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen confirmed plans to increase spending from 400 million to 1 billion kroner, and now it has shot up further. Believed to […]

  • Latest developments in Ukraine: 27 May

    Latest developments in Ukraine: 27 May

    For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. Recent developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 02:02: The latest intelligence update from the British Ministry of Defense says that Russia continues to target the cities of Severodonetsk and Lyschansk. Russia has probably pulled T-62 tanks out of […]

  • Prices of old detached houses rose, inflation slowed sales in Q1

    Prices of old detached houses rose, inflation slowed sales in Q1

    In contrast, in municipalities with a population of 60,000 to 100,000, the prices of old detached houses fell by 1.3 per cent. Prices remained broadly unchanged in municipalities with a population of up to 20,000. Sales of old detached houses fell by about 10 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter. Juho KeskinenThe economist of […]

  • Latest developments in Ukraine: 19 May

    Latest developments in Ukraine: 19 May

    For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 12:50: RadioFreeEurope / RadioLiberty shares one interview with the mother of a Ukrainian National Guard based in Mariupol. During the interview on May 11 in Kyiv, Inna Zatoloka shares some […]

  • A record number of Finns enjoy boating

    A record number of Finns enjoy boating

    Boating has grown into a summer hobby for years and Jarkko PajusaloFinnboat, the CEO of the Finnish Maritime Industry Association, says that based on the growth in sales of used boats, large numbers of new boaters will come to the lakes and the sea this season. "This summer, a record number of new boaters will […]

  • Latest developments in Ukraine: 15 May

    Latest developments in Ukraine: 15 May

    For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. Recent developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 02:04: In his latest intelligence update, Britain’s defense minister says Russia’s attack on the Donbas has “lost momentum”. “Despite small-scale initial progress, Russia has failed to achieve significant territorial gains,” the […]

  • Sweden’s inflation continues to rise after breaking a 30-year record

    STOCKHOLM, 12 May (Xinhua) – Sweden’s inflation has continued to rise in April after breaking its 30-year record a month ago, Statistics Sweden stated on Thursday. The figure is 6.4 percent in April, up from 6.1 percent in March, when it surpassed the previous record in December 1991. “(There have been) continued extensive price increases […]

  • Latest developments in Ukraine: 11 May

    Latest developments in Ukraine: 11 May

    For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. Recent developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 12:10: The war in Ukraine has taken a heavy toll on civilians as families separate. In this video that was released on Facebook, a Ukrainian mother was reunited with her police […]

  • VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    The police have made a report to investigate whether there have been deficiencies that constitute crimes in connection with the riots during the Easter weekend, the police write on their website. The possible shortcomings to be investigated are within the four categories personal equipment, vehicles, methods and organization / management. After the riots during Easter, […]

  • Joining NATO is the best solution for Finland’s security, the Defense Committee says

    Joining NATO is the best solution for Finland’s security, the Defense Committee says

    Finland’s expected decision to join NATO on Tuesday took a step closer to the alliance, as the Parliamentary Defense Committee announced its support for it. The committee stated that joining NATO would be the best solution for Finland’s national security. The debate on Finland’s accession to the alliance intensified rapidly after Russia’s invasion of non-NATO […]

  • Exports to Russia collapsed in March 2022, but the value of imports increased by 63%

    Exports to Russia collapsed in March 2022, but the value of imports increased by 63%

    Measured in euros, the most significant decrease (-48.7 MEUR and -64%) occurred in the CN category of machinery and mechanical appliances and parts thereof, for which the EU has imposed most of the export sanctions. Measured as a percentage, a similar decline occurred in the category of electrical equipment and components, which were also subject […]

  • Finland will send more defense equipment assistance to Ukraine

    Finland will send more defense equipment assistance to Ukraine

    Finland will send additional material assistance to Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense announced in a press release on Thursday. Ukraine has repeatedly asked for more help from both the European Union and NATO members since the Russian invasion on 24 February. The exact information on the content, delivery method and schedule of Finland’s material assistance […]

  • The company, which went bankrupt, owes tens of thousands of unpaid taxes

    The company, which went bankrupt, owes tens of thousands of unpaid taxes

    MP Ano Turtiainen (VKK) power plant Gometal has been declared bankrupt due to unpaid taxes of more than tens of thousands of euros. The South Savo District Court ruled in the case last Thursday after finding a company in South Savo insolvent. The tax administration filed for bankruptcy, according to which the company has tens […]

  • APN podcast: No, Russia is not "transfer of equipment to the Finnish border"

    APN podcast: No, Russia is not "transfer of equipment to the Finnish border"

    Is Russia transferring munitions to the Finnish border? Last week’s headlines suggested that could happen, but the reality is quite different. The source was a video filmed in Russia and published on social media, but it didn’t show much. Charly Salonius-PasternakA researcher at the Institute of International Affairs told the APN podcast that most of […]

  • The coronavirus group in the Helsinki region is abandoning the general mask recommendation

    The coronavirus group in the Helsinki region is abandoning the general mask recommendation

    The coronavirus coordination group in the metropolitan area on Wednesday recommended that people may choose to reduce the use of face shields in public places. The groupAn organization of officials, authorities and medical experts in the area said that children and young people in the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa are not required to […]

  • Norway supplies an air defense system to Ukraine

    -The conflict may drag on, and Ukraine is dependent on international support to resist Russian aggression. The Norwegian government has therefore decided to donate Mistral air defense to Ukraine, says Minister of Defense Bjørn Arild Gram. -Mistral air defense system is an effective weapon used by the Navy. The system will be of great benefit […]

  • Retail drops face mask recommendation

    Retail drops face mask recommendation

    The Confederation of Finnish Trade Unions and the Finnish Grocery Trade Association (PTY) demanded on Tuesday to abandon the recommendations to use masks in shops and stores. After about two years of recommending the use of protective equipment, the groups ’announcement came shortly after the Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) announced that it was […]

  • Finland will end the general mask recommendation

    Finland will end the general mask recommendation

    The Department of Health and Welfare (THL) announced on Thursday that it was abandoning its general recommendation to use a face mask on the grounds that protective equipment would not significantly reduce the spread of the coronavirus. However, THL continues to recommend the use of a face mask in public transportation, public indoor, and Covid […]

  • Nokia announced its withdrawal from Russia

    Nokia announced its withdrawal from Russia

    “Reversal is a very complex operation. It has required careful planning because we have also had to consider the safety of our employees, ”he said. Nokia pointed out press release that it has suspended deliveries, closed new business and started its limited research and development activities in Russia in recent weeks. “We can now announce […]

  • Tax returns due in Finland – check if you can claim these deductions

    Tax returns due in Finland – check if you can claim these deductions

    This year’s pre-filled tax returns have now become available to the Tax Administration and the deadline for corrections is May. Taxpayers should always check the information on the pre-filled tax return and add any missing income or deductions. Kaija Selkäinaho From the tax administration. Especially those who worked remotely during the pandemic want to check […]

  • Kaikkonen: Finland will immediately start investing in defense equipment and personnel

    Kaikkonen: Finland will immediately start investing in defense equipment and personnel

    “Defense procurement complements long-term shortcomings and deficiencies and responds to the changing demands of Ukraine’s war environment,” Kivinen stated at a press conference in Helsinki on Wednesday. “We will be hiring civilian personnel on fixed-term assignments immediately this year,” he added. – The number of refresher courses is growing significantly […] and other sports activities […]

  • Finland is directing resources to defense after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Finland is directing resources to defense after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Finland will significantly increase its defense spending to reinforce the intimidation following the budget agreement, which gave the country’s defense ministry most of what it asked for a Russian attack on Ukraine. The government decided on Tuesday to increase Finland’s military spending by 2.2 billion euros, and on Wednesday the head of the defense forces […]

  • Material shortages in Germany worsen after Ukrainian invasion: ifo Institute

    Material shortages in Germany worsen after Ukrainian invasion: ifo Institute

    “The attack on Ukraine has exacerbated the situation for many companies,” he says Klaus Wohlrabe, ifon research director. “Supply chains now have new problems in addition to the existing ones. For example, 17 percent of German industrial companies import from Russia. Very high percentages of deficiencies in key sectors of German manufacturing remained virtually unchanged, […]

  • Civil shelters in need of care and maintenance

    Civil shelters in need of care and maintenance

    Civil protection can only provide the protection designed for them if they are regularly serviced and maintained. At the moment, this may not be the case for many private institutions, and according to the Finnish Rescue Association SPEK, a change is needed. Finland has an extensive civil protection network, the purpose of which is to […]

  • Finland is sending more military material to Ukraine

    Finland is sending more military material to Ukraine

    Finland will send more military equipment to help Ukraine in its fight against the attacking Russian forces, the Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday. Finnish President Sauli Niinistö decided to send additional supplies to Ukraine on the basis of a government proposal. According to the ministry, no details are provided about the quality, delivery or […]

  • Denmark will not rule out diplomatic punishment of Russia

    Denmark will not rule out diplomatic punishment of Russia

    Big talks in BrusselsThe Prime Minister stressed once again that the government has excluded NATO boots on the ground in Ukraine so far, but would rather continue to support Ukraine with weapons and equipment. The Baltics and Moldova will also require a stronger NATO presence to prevent aggressive Russian maneuvers in these areas. All this, […]

  • The Finns acquired portable radios after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    The Finns acquired portable radios after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Finnish electronics stores have seen an increase in sales of battery-powered radios in recent weeks, which suggests that some residents are preparing for the possibility of a future emergency. Sodankylä’s electronics chain Veikon Kone’s sales of portable radios began to rise soon after Russia’s deadly invasion of Ukraine, according to the store’s retailer Jukka Haavisto. […]

  • The Finnish Red Cross is asking for more volunteers

    The Finnish Red Cross is asking for more volunteers

    The Finnish Red Cross says it needs more volunteers to serve the people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine. Volunteers are currently involved in emergency accommodation preparations and equipment arrangements, but more is needed when new facilities are opened. Tommi VirtanenThe contingency manager of SPR’s Southwest Finland district says that there are about 200 […]

  • Finnish peat production will resume to replace Russian wood

    Finnish peat production will resume to replace Russian wood

    Demand for peat in energy production has led the Finnish state-owned Neova Group (formerly Vapo) to reverse its autumn decision to stop production. Neova intends to resume the harvesting of energy peat as early as next summer in Eastern Finland, which is particularly affected by the uncertainty related to wood imports from Russia. The company […]

  • Finnish firefighters donate equipment to Ukrainian colleagues

    Finnish firefighters donate equipment to Ukrainian colleagues

    In less than a week, 85 donors from across the country have taken part in a fundraiser in Ukraine organized by the Central Organization for Rescue Services (SPEK). The Ukrainian rescue service had sent a list of their needs, and the Finnish rescue services have sent what they could. Petri JaatinenThe head of the Spek […]

  • The Finnish energy giant gave up almost a billion euros in Nord Stream and plans to give up its Russian plants

    The Finnish energy giant gave up almost a billion euros in Nord Stream and plans to give up its Russian plants

    Finland’s largest energy company Fortum announced on Tuesday that it will take a loss of almost one billion euros from the canceled Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Its German subsidiary Uniper has a loan to the project company totaling EUR 987 million, including accrued interest. Fortum announced that it would write down its receivables and […]

  • Honeymoon, nationalism and three-meter skis when the Vasaloppet turns 100 years old

    Honeymoon, nationalism and three-meter skis when the Vasaloppet turns 100 years old

    Three-meter skis filled with tar, honey and wax will bring 139 skiers to the finish line when the Vasaloppet celebrates its centenary with an anniversary race. Tobias Svanelid examines what challenges a hundred-year-old ski equipment poses to today’s skiers and whether the blueberry soup is historically correct. In addition, the sports historian Isak Lidström tells […]

  • A week of war in Ukraine

    A week of war in Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin’s speeches to Russia and the world In a televised speech, Putin talks about “demilitarizing and de-Nazifying” Ukraine. Shortly afterwards, explosions were heard in several places in Ukraine. Flight alarms sound and several cities are exposed to rocket attacks. The traffic jams out of the country are endless, and a week after the invasion, […]

  • Society of Engineers: The condition of the shelters in the old apartment buildings is largely unknown

    Society of Engineers: The condition of the shelters in the old apartment buildings is largely unknown

    The threat posed by Russia’s deadly siege of Ukraine, which continues to spread to Europe, has led some Finns to consider worst-case scenarios. Finland has previously prepared for the possibility of a military conflict by building more than 50,000 civil shelters that can accommodate millions of people at a time. However, the condition of an […]

  • Iodine tablets are sold as hot bread in Denmark

    Iodine tablets are sold as hot bread in Denmark

    In the wake of the war raging in Ukraine, the physical and digital sales of iodine tablets have gone through in Denmark. The dramatic increase is driven by people’s fears of some form of nuclear fallout. “We have gone from selling two to three units a day to up to 40,” Maj Duchnick, Matas’ online […]

  • Russia’s attack on a nuclear power plant "blood cooling"says a Finnish military expert

    Russia’s attack on a nuclear power plant "blood cooling"says a Finnish military expert

    Russian forces attacked Zaporizhzhia, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, early Friday, when a training facility near the reactor buildings caught fire. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that the fire did not affect the essential equipment of the nuclear power plant. Nuclear installations are banned in military campaigns, Janne MäkitaloProfessor and Lieutenant Colonel […]

  • More Danish weapons can be sent to Ukraine

    More Danish weapons can be sent to Ukraine

    The first package on the way Chief of Defense Flemming Lentfer, for obvious security reasons, did not reveal where the anti-tank missiles were in addition to the fact that they had already left Denmark. He said, however, that the mobile hospital reached Poland and will cross the Ukrainian border with the help of the EU. […]

  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement calls for 250 million Swiss francs to help people affected by the conflict in Ukraine

    International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement calls for 250 million Swiss francs to help people affected by the conflict in Ukraine

    ICRC calls for CHF 150 million ($ 163 million) for its 2022 operations in Ukraine and neighboring countries Director – General of the ICRC Robert Mardini said: “The escalating conflict in Ukraine is demanding a devastating tax. Victim numbers are rising steadily, while health facilities are struggling to cope. We are already seeing long-term disruptions […]

  • Financing Your Business (Adventure) Adventure: A Brief Guide to Women Entrepreneurs

    Financing Your Business (Adventure) Adventure: A Brief Guide to Women Entrepreneurs

    Being a lady and being a boss at the same time sometimes sounds like an impossible mission. But if you ask any female entrepreneur what their regret is – the answer would always be the same. And it does not start earlier. There is always doubt about how things end, are your ideas really good […]

  • NCP demands Finland to send weapons to Ukraine

    NCP demands Finland to send weapons to Ukraine

    The opposition party NCP has demanded that Finland send weapons to Ukraine as the people fight the Russian invasion. Tweet Monday morning, NCP leader Petteri Orpo wrote that the party hopes the Finnish government will meet soon and reconsider the decision made on Sunday to send only material aid to Ukraine, but not weapons. "The […]

  • S Group, Alko lifts all Russian products off the shelves

    S Group, Alko lifts all Russian products off the shelves

    The Finnish state-owned alcohol store Alko and the retail cooperative S Group both announced their plans to remove all Russian products from store shelves due to the country’s attack on Ukraine. "What is happening in Ukraine is shocking and completely reprehensible," Director of the S Group’s grocery trade Sampo Surface Saw said in a statement. […]

  • New Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 Spied – Debut probably no later than 2022 end

    New Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 Spied – Debut probably no later than 2022 end

    The strange case of Husqvarna is inexplicable to say the least. While both offers under the Swedish brand Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250 are quite sympathetic with a unique design and more than decent performance. Unfortunately, this has not translated into a significant sales volume. This can mainly be attributed to the time of the […]

  • Information: Sweden will send defense equipment to Ukraine

    Information: Sweden will send defense equipment to Ukraine

    Sweden will send defense equipment to Ukraine, according to information from Ekot’s Fredrik Furtenbach. These include safety vests and “some kind of weapon”, according to Ekot’s sources. The message will be presented at a press conference with Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at 6 pm on Sunday.

  • Finland is sending helmets to Ukraine, but is also joining the EU’s proposal to finance weapons

    Finland is sending helmets to Ukraine, but is also joining the EU’s proposal to finance weapons

    Finland promised material assistance to Ukraine on Sunday, but also joined the EU’s efforts to establish it. Finland announced that it would send 2,000 bulletproof vests, 2,000 composite helmets, 100 pairs and equipment to two first aid stations to Ukraine. "Hopefully we’ll get help out tomorrow [Monday]," Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen (Cen) said. The […]

  • Running a start-up company in Denmark can be challenging: Inquiries about business loans

    Running a start-up company in Denmark can be challenging: Inquiries about business loans

    Running a small business in Denmark or running a start-up business can sometimes be challenging. Not all first-time business people can get a good understanding of the management of their personal credit rates, as the start-up corporate rates will only be visible after six months (at least). At that point, many business owners begin to […]

  • Blizzards overturns Helsinki’s snow removal budget

    Blizzards overturns Helsinki’s snow removal budget

    Helsinki’s road maintenance teams have already collected and dumped 80,000 truckloads of snow this winter, while snow is still coming. In average winters, snow removal teams fill 40-60,000 truckloads of snow. The prevailing situation made the city’s snow removal team consider how to deal with the extra white stuff. Helsinki has set aside EUR 24 […]

  • Police associate seven other victims with a taxi driver convicted of multiple rapes

    Police associate seven other victims with a taxi driver convicted of multiple rapes

    Helsinki police suspect a taxi driver of sexual offenses against seven women. Suspect, Arian Juhana Rezaji, was convicted in August last year of a total of 18 different crimes, most of which involved the drug abuse and rape of four women. He was sentenced to six years and three months in prison. He is now […]

  • Tampere stops fireworks, looking for an environmentally friendly replacement

    Tampere stops fireworks, looking for an environmentally friendly replacement

    The city of Tampere has announced its intention to end the use of fireworks and instead look for alternative ways to celebrate landmarks such as Independence Day or the New Year. The initiative currently before the committee committee suggests that the city explore the possibility of replacing fireworks with more environmentally friendly lighting and music […]

  • A rescue worker died in an ice accident off the coast of Oulu

    The accident on the sea road off the west coast of Finland on Tuesday claimed the life of a rescue worker, says the Oulu-Koillismaa Rescue Department. A rescue worker crashed through the ice while operating in an accident involving partially underwater ice road equipment. The driver of the tamping machine got out of the vehicle […]

  • Finland’s int’l trade will recover in 2021, but the deficit will increase

    HELSINKI, FEBRUARY 7 (Xinhua) – The value of Finland’s exports of goods increased by 19.4 percent in 2021, to 68.6 billion euros (78.5 billion US dollars), according to Finnish customs preliminary data published on Monday. At the same time, the value of imports rose by 21.5 percent to EUR 72.6 billion. In 2021, the Finnish […]

  • Uncertainty and harsh winter conditions increase families’ suffering on the hotline: ICRC

    Uncertainty and harsh winter conditions increase families’ suffering on the hotline: ICRC

    In response, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is providing emergency assistance – food, fuel for heating, medical supplies and housing assistance – to those on both sides of the line of contact. “The situation in eastern Ukraine is desperately challenging for so many people and families. The International Committee of the Red […]

  • Protesters were threatened and harassed by reporters in Friday’s demo

    Protesters were threatened and harassed by reporters in Friday’s demo

    Reporters reporting on the Convoy Finland 2022 demonstrations in central Helsinki on Friday night say they have experienced verbal and physical harassment at work. Yle’s reporter and photographer at the scene say they were constantly threatened verbally and physically. Some protesters tried to prevent journalists from moving freely. Reporters were beaten and threatened, and one […]

  • 2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen, Vitpilen debuts with new styling

    2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen, Vitpilen debuts with new styling

    Husqvarna has unveiled its lineup for international markets that includes three updated naked motorcycles – Svartpilen 125, Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401. All three motorcycles are manufactured by Bajaj Auto in India at the company’s facility in Chakan, Maharashtra. The Swedish brand is a wholly owned subsidiary of KTM, which is an alliance partner of […]

  • Report: Finland needs work-based immigration in every sector

    Report: Finland needs work-based immigration in every sector

    According to a study commissioned by the Trade Union Confederation of Akava, an increase in labor migration would have a positive effect on the economy. The report provides alternative estimates of how different types and levels of immigration would affect a country’s GDP. "The message of this report is that labor migration is needed for […]

  • Finnair may have to cancel flights if the flight strike continues

    Finnair may have to cancel flights if the flight strike continues

    The Finnish national airline Finnair is concerned that the ongoing flight strike may lead to the cancellation of some flights. The aviation unions began a strike on Monday 17 January, which will affect the operations of Finnair, Finnair Tekniika, GA Telesis Engine Services, the ground support service company TCR and Hub Logistics. Jaakko SchildtFinnair’s Chief […]

  • From the carrier’s guide – what we cannot bring to Iceland

    From the carrier’s guide – what we cannot bring to Iceland

    You are not allowed to bring to Iceland: drugs and other prohibited substances; raw meat and meat products (including cured meat, smoked meat, sausages, poultry, etc.), raw milk and raw eggs; weapons such as daggers with blades longer than 12 centimeters, spring knives, clubs, crossbows and handcuffs; snuff and chewing tobacco; used equestrian equipment. Certain […]

  • The City of Espoo is preparing to sell the Espoo hospital property – the hospital will continue to operate as before

    The City of Espoo is preparing to sell the Espoo hospital property – the hospital will continue to operate as before

    Preparations for the sale of the Espoo Hospital share were mainly made during the autumn of 2021. The precondition for the transaction was that the new owner must have a local government in Finland. Ten bids were received, six of which made it to the second round. There was also great international interest in the […]

  • Late 2021: Innovative gadgets that brought a sense of novelty this year

    Late 2021: Innovative gadgets that brought a sense of novelty this year

    From life-facilitating devices at home to devices that stay safe and healthy, the year offered us state-of-the-art equipment to the end. While it is quite difficult for an outsider to keep up with the latest inventions, it is much more difficult for a tech enthusiast who always gives in to the coolest. That painful dilemma […]

  • Sweden reports the highest inflation in 28 years

    STOCKHOLM, December 14 (Xinhua) – Sweden’s inflation rose to 3.6 percent in November, up from 3.1 percent in October. This is the country’s highest inflation since 1993, Statistics Sweden states in a statement on Tuesday. Rising energy prices contributed to the highest inflation rate since December 1993, says Mikael Nordin, statistician at Statistics Sweden. Inflation […]

  • The Confederation of Finnish Industry calls for an overtime ban

    The Confederation of Finnish Industry calls for an overtime ban

    Industry unions have announced a ban on overtime on pay and conditions due to ongoing controversy. They will also reject requests to change shifts if the request comes from management. The Confederation of Finnish Industry, which represents Finnish light and heavy industry workers, announced on Friday that the ban on overtime will take effect on […]

  • Work on the cross-border Finland-Sweden line begins

    Work on the cross-border Finland-Sweden line begins

    The construction of the long-awaited section of line, which would connect the Finnish network to the Swedish border town of Haparanda, will begin once funding has been secured, the Finnish Transport Agency said on Monday. The project will electrify the Laurila-Tornio-Haparanda section of the network, which will open a cross-border rail link between Finland and […]

  • Ericsson buys telephone company Vonage for $ 6.2 billion

    Ericsson buys telephone company Vonage for $ 6.2 billion

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In an agreement of 6.2 billion dollars, the Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson buys the American cloud communications company Vonage, in an attempt to expand its wireless services for corporate customers. Founded about two decades ago, Vonage was a pioneer in Internet-based telephone services, and it evolved into an application programming interface platform […]

  • The Finnish authorities warn of a new wave of malicious text messages

    The Finnish authorities warn of a new wave of malicious text messages

    The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) has warned of the recurrence of fraudulent messages spreading malware called FluBot. The agency said on Friday that the malware that has spread in Finland in recent days is targeted at users of Android devices and mobile subscriptions. Malicious software can steal information from your phone if a […]

  • OTI: Improving car safety behind the drastic reduction in deer and collision deaths

    OTI: Improving car safety behind the drastic reduction in deer and collision deaths

    Last year, the authorities registered a total of 1,527 road accidents involving deer in Finland. Three people died in the accident, one motorist and two motorcyclists. More than a dozen people die in deer or deer accidents on Finnish roads in the 1990s, but recently the number has fallen between one and four. The decrease […]

  • The Danish navy kills four pirates in a firefight in the Gulf of Guinea

    The Danish navy kills four pirates in a firefight in the Gulf of Guinea

    Danish naval forces have killed four pirates during a firefight off the coast of Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea. Esbern Snare, a Danish frigate, came under fire in an incident yesterday, reports the Armed Forces, the Danish armed forces. In the event of a recurring fire, five of the assailants were hit – four […]

  • HS: Finnish Supo demands more intelligence powers

    HS: Finnish Supo demands more intelligence powers

    The statements submitted to the Ministry of the Interior, which is preparing a report on the operation of the intelligence laws passed in 2018, show that the concerns relate to the vagueness of the laws in force and the lack of statistical data. breaches of citizens’ confidentiality. Parliament has required the intelligence authorities to keep […]

  • The prosecutor dismisses the charges against the payday lender for a failed mask deal

    The prosecutor dismisses the charges against the payday lender for a failed mask deal

    Prosecutors have decided to dismiss allegations of gross fraud by a former payday lender and businessman. Onni Sarmaste related to the supply of defective personal protective equipment (PPE) at the onset of a coronavirus pandemic. The charges against Sarmaste’s business partner were also dismissed. In April 2020, the security of supply center Nesa paid Sarmaste […]

  • The rocky seabed surprised the researchers, but the cause of the holes in MS Estonia is still uncertain

    The rocky seabed surprised the researchers, but the cause of the holes in MS Estonia is still uncertain

    Investigators of the tragedy on Tuesday partially responded to the reasons why the MS Estonia ferry sank in the cold Baltic Sea 27 years ago and killed more than 850 people, but they say no conclusions can yet be drawn from the disaster. A new investigation into an accident carried out by Estonian, Swedish and […]

  • The European Commission is proposing a common charger for electronic devices

    The European Commission is proposing a common charger for electronic devices

    The Government submitted the relevant Union communication to Parliament on 4 November 2021. The Commission justifies action at Union level by pointing out that the interoperability of radio equipment and accessories, such as chargers, would simplify their use and reduce unnecessary electronic waste and costs. Lack of harmonization may lead to differences between Member States […]