The positive development is due to the benefits obtained from internal migration and immigration, as the number of births fell below the number of deaths for the first time in 30 years. The city of Tampere has drawn up a demographic plan that reflects its expected and desired population development until 2040. Ahlgrén-Holappa said the […]
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 […]
Efling members, who work in seven hotels in Reykjavík, accepted the union’s call for a strike. Voting ended at eight o’clock in the evening. Sólveig Anna Jónsdóttir, president of Efling, said that almost 66% voted for the strike proposal (124 people), 31% rejected it (58 people) and 7 people cast a blank vote. Only employees […]
Sponsored article For the first time in Iceland, the City of Reykjavik pays for Icelandic language courses and school support offered by the Blabla-skóli Academy for children from Poland, Ukraine and Venezuela! Free language courses for children are a big step in education and exceptional help! From January 2023, Icelandic language courses for children in […]
Due to the further breakdown of the weather, a state of uncertainty was announced today, which applies in many places in the country. The coordination center of the civil defense agency was also activated and all domestic flights were cancelled. The yellow and orange weather alerts that have been posted will remain in effect until […]
Due to very bad weather conditions, the road under the Eyjafjöll mountain range from Markarfljót to Vík in Mýrdal was closed. The Reynisfjall road was also closed, as was Lyngdalsheiði. Almost all of the country has yellow or orange warnings today, which will remain in place until tomorrow. All domestic flights have been canceled today […]
On Monday afternoon, the National Accident Commission will hold a press conference in connection with presenting their final report on the plane crash in Örebro. Nine people died when a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff near Örebro Airport in July 2021. Hear Ekot’s live broadcast with Sveriges Radio’s reporter Tomas Hedman, Lars-Eric Uneståhl, a […]
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 largest number of arrivals last year were Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country.
After wage negotiations have stalled in several sectors, Finland may face a flood of industrial and retail strikes.
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 […]
An explosion has occurred at a mosque in Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan, Pakistani police told the Reuters news agency. The information on how many have been injured differs, but according to the AFP news agency, at least 90 people are said to have been injured and 17 killed. Listen to Ekot’s live broadcast.
Monday’s papers: Erdoğan hints at NATO acceptance for Finland, discovery expeditions, slippery roads
Most morning newspapers report that the Turkish president has expressed his support for Finland’s NATO membership, but is still delaying Sweden’s application.
Iain Glen gave mbl.is an interview via video call and was asked what his favorite country was, without hesitation he replied – “Iceland!”. Glen also says he appreciates the privilege of traveling and seeing the world through his job. “Traveling is eye-opening, but I often visit countries in a different way than a tourist because […]
France and Denmark settle for the gold in the handball World Cup. Radiosporten broadcasts directly in P4 and in the app SR Play, reports are made by Per Kahl and Magnus Wislander.