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  • President Halonen surprised by Russia’s criticism

    President Tarja Halonen says that she is surprised by the criticism of Finland by the Russian embassy in Helsinki. While visiting the North Karelian community of Eno, Halonen said that it is not true that Finland is not interested in its relations with Russia.

  • YLE reveals how sanctions are avoided at the border between Finland and Russia

    YLE reveals how sanctions are avoided at the border between Finland and Russia

    “If a Finnish towing vehicle has a Russian trailer, it is interpreted as a Finnish combination and it is perfectly legal to drive it across the border”, Jarkko FagerströmCustoms inspector, told YLE on Monday. Freight traffic moves across the border also because not all goods are covered by sanctions. – For example, aggregate and to […]

  • Other than emergency calls burden the emergency services

    Other than emergency calls burden the emergency services

    Emergency calls have increased significantly in various parts of Finland, and ambulances are often sent to situations where there is no real emergency, the rescue service says. Such situations can overwhelm emergency services and delay their arrival in truly urgent situations. According to the emergency center’s figures, the number of first aid services dispatched during […]

  • Midsummer’s Day marked the hottest temperatures in Finland for the year

    Midsummer’s Day marked the hottest temperatures in Finland for the year

    The forecasts for the beginning of the week turned out to be correct, as the Midsummer weather is not only hot, but brings with it the highest temperatures of the year. The highest temperature so far in the summer, 29.7 degrees Celsius, was measured in Liperi, North Karelia, on the day after Midsummer at 3 […]

  • Most of the organizers of the Pride event in Finland report harassment and violence

    Most of the organizers of the Pride event in Finland report harassment and violence

    Almost all the organizers of Finnish Pride who responded to STT’s survey said that they had experienced some kind of harassment. The survey asked about possible forms of harassment and violence in Finland that took part in organizing an event promoting sexual and gender rights. 22 out of 25 respondents reported such experiences. The most […]

  • Minister: The corona situation in Finland remains serious

    Minister: The corona situation in Finland remains serious

    According to the Minister of Family and Social Affairs, the coronavirus situation in Finland is still serious, although the media has largely turned to other news topics. Who is Linden (SDP). Lindén said in a Tweet on Tuesday night that while the country’s headlines have increasingly focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the strikes […]

  • Three died in a traffic accident in central Finland when a snowstorm covered Finland

    Three died in a traffic accident in central Finland when a snowstorm covered Finland

    Three people died and one was injured in an accident south of Jyväskylä on Tuesday when a snowstorm caused disruption in southern and central Finland. The collision between a truck and a car occurred shortly after 8 a.m. and caused extensive disruption to traffic in the area. Dangerous driving conditions were warned in Uusimaa and […]

  • Last year, the fisheries management fees paid amounted to EUR 9.7 million

    Last year, the fisheries management fees paid amounted to EUR 9.7 million

    The result was clear: payments were highest in North Karelia (7.28%), Kainuu (7.17%) and Lapland (7.10% of the population). The lowest payments were made in Ostrobothnia (2.97%), Southern Ostrobothnia (3.21%) and Satakunta (3.66%). Relatively enthusiastic fishermen were also shown from Northern Ostrobothnia, Central Finland and Savo. More than 5% of them paid a fisheries management […]

  • Friday’s newspapers: More on Prime Minister’s NATO statement, small town concerns, continued vaccine hesitation

    Friday’s newspapers: More on Prime Minister’s NATO statement, small town concerns, continued vaccine hesitation

    Friday’s newspapers continue to react to the nuances in the foreign and security policy statements of Finland’s leaders, with NATO and Russia still as the main issues. The prime minister spoke to the news agency Reuters on Wednesday Sanna Marin said it is "really unlikely" that Finland would apply for NATO membership at least during […]

  • The mystery of Helsinki escaped, which was identified as the Finnish deer

    The mystery of Helsinki escaped, which was identified as the Finnish deer

    The animal caught running around Helsinki at the beginning of January has been identified as a wild Finnish deer, Korkeasaari Zoo said on Thursday. The animal was originally suspected to be an ordinary reindeer that is semi-domesticated and a pastoral product in northern and eastern Finland. The nearest shepherd’s place is more than 600 km […]

  • Police update their animal welfare policy after killing a bear

    Police update their animal welfare policy after killing a bear

    The police government has updated its policy for the protection of large carnivores. Last year, Finnish police ordered the killing of four bears that had been injured after freezing in traps for small predators. The murders received widespread media attention, sparking backlash and criticism from animal rights organizations. A new police animal protection protocol published […]

  • Finland welcomes the new year in the cold

    Finland welcomes the new year in the cold

    “At the turn of the year, it is largely cloudy in southern and central Finland. During the night, it can rain a few cents of snow in the southwest and south. In northern Lapland and the Oulu region, the year ends with clear weather, ”he said. “The best views of the fireworks are in the […]

  • The new restrictions will take effect in Finland, and internal border controls will continue

    The new restrictions will take effect in Finland, and internal border controls will continue

    The use of the Covid passport will be restricted to areas of the Community distribution phase. Bars and restaurants whose main business is the sale of alcoholic beverages should stop serving by 5pm and close by 6pm. Dining restaurants can keep their doors open until 8pm if they require a Covid Pass from each guest. […]

  • Finland will introduce its strictest restrictions for a while

    Finland will introduce its strictest restrictions for a while

    Restaurants in the Community must stop stopping alcohol by 5 pm and, if they mainly sell alcohol, close by 6 pm and limit the number of customers to 50% of normal full capacity. Restaurants that sell mainly food, on the other hand, can take advantage of the coronavirus passport to stay open until 8pm and […]

  • On Christmas Day, poor driving conditions in the western areas

    On Christmas Day, poor driving conditions in the western areas

    Driving conditions are poor in Western and Southwestern Finland all Saturday, says the road information service Fintraffic. The company said visibility to the west and southwest was poor due to snowfall and drift. The Finnish Meteorological Institute forecasts that road conditions in the western regions will be poor until Saturday night and will be issued […]

  • Government and regional authorities tighten Covid restrictions as daily cases reach record highs

    Government and regional authorities tighten Covid restrictions as daily cases reach record highs

    The Finnish government and regional authorities are planning to introduce or tighten restrictions during Christmas as corona cases continue to increase. On Christmas Eve, the health authority THL again reported a record high number of Covid cases per day, 3,223. The previous record was made just 24 hours ago, when 3,000 infections were diagnosed. However, […]

  • Finland is restricting restaurants to slow down the spread of Covid

    Finland is restricting restaurants to slow down the spread of Covid

    The government has imposed new restrictions on bars and restaurants in the worst-affected areas of the Covid pandemic with a rubber stamp. Establishments in areas classified as “community-borne” in the epidemic must stop selling alcohol at 5 pm and close their doors at 6 pm unless they require a Covid passport at all times. Covid […]

  • Thursday’s newspapers: Missing crime reports, anti-vaxx financial report and expired principals

    Thursday’s newspapers: Missing crime reports, anti-vaxx financial report and expired principals

    Several newspapers report the matter on Thursday morning Perttu NousiainenThe former chairman of the youth foundation, who was wanted for financial crimes, returned to Finland on Wednesday for a year and a half after avoiding the authorities. Nousiainen, who served as chairman of the board of the Youth Foundation from 2010 to 2018, was suspected […]

  • Research: Mental health problems account for more than half of Finland’s disability pensions

    Research: Mental health problems account for more than half of Finland’s disability pensions

    A recent study by the University of Tampere found that 53 per cent of all disability pensions in Finland are granted due to mental health problems. An invalidity pension is a compensation for loss of earnings granted by the state to those who are unable to work due to illness, injury or disability. Mood disorders, […]

  • The autumn storm hit Finland on Friday

    The autumn storm hit Finland on Friday

    A strong autumn storm that swept much of Finland on Friday and has strong winds, rain, sleet and snow, which is expected to continue on Saturday. From mid-Friday, the strongest winds blew to the southern seaside town of Porvoo, where the wind speed increased by 30.1 m / s. Weather conditions have called for warnings […]

  • Only the virus in Finland detects the largest outbreak in decades

    Only the virus in Finland detects the largest outbreak in decades

    During the autumn of this year, the Public Health Agency THL has reported a rapid increase in the number of symptoms such as mosquito-borne viral infection and influenza, which are unique to Pogosta disease in Finland. By mid-last month, the agency registered 151 infections, but the number had risen significantly, to 467 by mid-October. Blood […]

  • The number of hospitalizations in Eastern Finland will increase after the removal of restaurant restrictions

    The number of hospitalizations in Eastern Finland will increase after the removal of restaurant restrictions

    Emergencies in eastern Finland have seen an increase in people seeking medical care compared to previous stages of the coronavirus crisis. More alcohol-related injuries and ailments have also been seen in the area. According to the director of the North Karelia First Aid Service Kari Törrönen, patient flow began after the removal of coronavirus – […]

  • Traveling abroad?  Children may also need Covid passports

    Traveling abroad? Children may also need Covid passports

    As the introduction of vaccinations in Finland progresses and the autumn break approaches, the authorities have issued a reminder to people planning a trip abroad to ensure that they have all the right documents in place according to the requirements of the destination country. This usually means proof that the holder has received two doses […]

  • Quick observation in Finnish Covid cases

    Quick observation in Finnish Covid cases

    On Monday, October 4, 6544 new laboratory-confirmed coronavirus infections have been reported in Finland in the last two weeks, which is 445 more than in the previous two weeks, according to THL. Until recently, Finnish covid cases had been steadily declining since the end of August. The number of Covid tests performed in Finland has […]

  • Traveling abroad?  Children may also need Covid vaccination certificates

    Traveling abroad? Children may also need Covid vaccination certificates

    As the introduction of vaccinations in Finland progresses and the autumn break approaches, the authorities have issued a reminder to people planning a trip abroad to ensure that they have all the right documents in place according to the requirements of the destination country. This usually means proof that the holder has received two doses […]

  • Bar and restaurant restrictions will be eased from Thursday

    Bar and restaurant restrictions will be eased from Thursday

    Bars and restaurants will receive more breathing space across the country from Thursday in the summer, when closing times and capacity restrictions were reintroduced. Areas in the community-mediated phase of the government’s three-tier pandemic assessment model will finally have open bars and restaurants that are open until midnight, and alcohol service will be allowed until […]

  • Restaurant restrictions will be eased in Finland on Thursday

    Restaurant restrictions will be eased in Finland on Thursday

    Restaurants in the acceleration phase areas, on the other hand, must close at 2 p.m. and stop offering alcohol at 1 p.m. The epidemic is currently considered to be under infection in Kymenlaakso, Ostrobothnia, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, South Karelia, Southwest Finland and Uusimaa. Central Ostrobothnia, Kainuu, Kanta-Häme, Northern Ostrobothnia, North Karelia, Northern Savonia, Päijät-Häme, Satakunta […]

  • In Lapland, more than 200 berry pickers have been infected with COVID-19

    In Lapland, more than 200 berry pickers have been infected with COVID-19

    After consulting the Lapland Hospital District, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), the city of Rovaniemi has reportedly agreed to provide separate accommodation and facilities for quarantined people. Extensive screenings were also performed in Kemijärvi, where 48 COVID-19 cases were detected in one berry picking […]

  • Berry companies moved pickers all over Finland, even though many were infected or exposed

    Berry companies moved pickers all over Finland, even though many were infected or exposed

    The berry picking companies Arctic International and Polarica have moved at least 260 foreign berry pickers from Lapland to Eastern Finland, even though most of them are infected or exposed to the coronavirus, says the Lapland Hospital District. In Rovaniemi, up to 70 percent of foreign berry pickers have been infected with Covid-19. On Friday, […]

  • Wednesday leaves: lost Afghans, free school breakfast and a strong breeze

    Wednesday leaves: lost Afghans, free school breakfast and a strong breeze

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper reports that Finland does not evacuate Afghan security guards and guards who protected Finnish politicians, diplomats and the embassy itself because they were not directly employed by the Finnish state. Finland had purchased security services from a Finnish Afghan security contractor who provided security personnel to the Embassy in Kabul. The arrangement […]

  • Berry companies moved workers all over Finland, although many were infected or exposed

    Berry companies moved workers all over Finland, although many were infected or exposed

    The berry picking companies Arctic International and Polarica have moved at least 260 foreign berry pickers from Lapland to Eastern Finland, even though most of them are infected or exposed to the coronavirus, says the Lapland Hospital District. In Rovaniemi, up to 70 percent of foreign berry pickers have been infected with Covid-19. On Friday, […]

  • Berry companies moved workers across the country, even though many were infected or exposed

    Berry companies moved workers across the country, even though many were infected or exposed

    The berry picking companies Arctic International and Polarica have moved at least 260 foreign berry pickers from Lapland to Eastern Finland, even though most of them are infected or exposed to the coronavirus, says the Lapland Hospital District. In Rovaniemi, up to 70 percent of foreign berry pickers have been infected with Covid-19. On Friday, […]

  • Hundreds of berry pickers moved all over Finland, although many were infected or exposed

    Hundreds of berry pickers moved all over Finland, although many were infected or exposed

    The berry picking companies Arctic International and Polarica have moved at least 260 foreign berry pickers from Lapland to Eastern Finland, even though most of them are infected or exposed to the coronavirus, says the Lapland Hospital District. In Rovaniemi, up to 70 percent of foreign berry pickers have been infected with Covid-19. On Friday, […]

  • Yle survey: A small proportion of health care workers are still unvaccinated

    Yle survey: A small proportion of health care workers are still unvaccinated

    A small proportion of Finnish healthcare workers have not yet received a coronavirus vaccine, the Yle study revealed. This means that unvaccinated caregivers are currently caring for elderly patients in some nursing homes across the country, although the law stipulates that the use of vaccinated staff is a priority in the treatment of vulnerable groups. […]

  • THL: More than half of the most recent infections are diagnosed in younger age groups

    THL: More than half of the most recent infections are diagnosed in younger age groups

    According to the latest figures from the Health Agency THL and the Ministry of Health, the number of young people infected with the coronavirus has increased significantly in the last two weeks, especially in the 18-21 age group. . THL has registered a total of 2,895 coronavirus infections in all age groups in the last […]

  • The government will reintroduce restrictions on bars and restaurants in the acceleration phase areas

    The government will reintroduce restrictions on bars and restaurants in the acceleration phase areas

    The Finnish government intends to reintroduce restrictions on bars and restaurants in areas considered to be in the process of accelerating the pandemic. The new measures will take effect on Saturday, July 31, and the alcohol service will end by midnight and the doors will close at 1 p.m. The restrictions will also reduce normal […]

  • The heat wave continues as temperatures are expected to rise to record highs

    The heat wave continues as temperatures are expected to rise to record highs

    The temperature in the city of Heinola in Päijät-Häme (Southern Finland) has already been 30.9 degrees – the highest so far. Meteorologists predict that mercury will rise even higher as the week progresses. The highest temperature ever in the city of Ähtäri in southern Ostrobothnia was 33.8 degrees in June in 1935. Experts believe this […]

  • Newt News You Can Use: A rare amphibian gets its own stream

    Newt News You Can Use: A rare amphibian gets its own stream

    The highly endangered gray hawk living in a forest pond near Joensuu is the latest growing Finnish YouTube star in nature reserves, founded by the WWF Finland conservation group. The trontti is the rarest amphibian in Finland, and with a few exceptions, lives only in Åland and North Karelia. During the cold winter months, the […]

  • Restrictions on bars and restaurants will be eased throughout Finland

    Restrictions on bars and restaurants will be eased throughout Finland

    Due to the improvement of the epidemic, restrictions related to the coronavirus in restaurants and bars will be eased to varying degrees on Thursday in Finland, according to the authorities. The country’s most severe restrictions apply in areas considered to be epidemic in the community step, including the regions of Uusimaa, Southwest Finland, Päijät-Häme and […]

  • A snowstorm will hit Eastern Finland on Thursday, it is possible to accumulate more than 20 cm

    There will be heavy snow in Eastern Finland on Thursday and Friday. From Thursday evening, snow can accumulate 10-25 cm. Yle meteorologist Joonas Koskela predicted on Wednesday night that more than 20 cm of snow would accumulate in Eastern and Central Finland. There may be 30 cm of snow in some places. In Lapland, snow […]

  • Finland is amending legislation to curb forest purchases by foreign investors

    Finland is amending legislation to curb forest purchases by foreign investors

    Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä (Center) revealed to the broadcaster that the change is expected to be approved early next year. “During the session, we decided to limit the ability of forest funds to take advantage of the reduction,” he confirmed, adding that the decision closes a loophole in the income tax system […]

  • Regional inequality was revealed in a new report

    Regional inequality was revealed in a new report

    A new report published by the Social Democratic think tank Kalevi Sorsa Foundation calls on the government to address the growing gap between Finnish regions. Report, "Uneven Finland", divides Finnish municipalities into four groups based on social and economic indicators, such as median income, local employment rate and broadband availability. The report stated that the […]

  • HS: The rate of Covid-19 vaccinations varies considerably from region to region in Finland

    HS: The rate of Covid-19 vaccinations varies considerably from region to region in Finland

    There are also dramatic differences in the proportion of people aged 70-74 vaccinated against respiratory diseases. Although at least 75 per cent of the age group has been vaccinated in HUS and Vaasa, the share in Kainuu is 29 per cent. “The number of vaccine recipients actually depends on the number of vaccine doses received […]

  • Corona restrictions make Finns drink less

    Corona restrictions make Finns drink less

    Alcohol consumption in Finland fell by five per cent in 2020 from the previous year, which is the sharpest statistical decline since 2012. According to a recent report by the Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), the decline in consumption was mainly due to a decrease in passenger imports from abroad – as a result […]

  • Thursday’s newspapers: Restrictions lifted, zombies, winners and losers in the housing market

    Thursday’s newspapers: Restrictions lifted, zombies, winners and losers in the housing market

    When the Parliamentary Constitutional Committee on Wednesday shot down the statutory legislation proposed by the government, on Thursday Helsingin Sanomat will ask how a law deemed unconstitutional has done so far through the legislative process. The legal experts mentioned by the magazine criticized the Chancellor of Justice significantly Tuomas Pöysti. "The opinion of the Committee […]

  • The Finnish Parliament will continue to close the restaurant for another three weeks

    The Finnish Parliament will continue to close the restaurant for another three weeks

    Members of Parliament had not met on Sunday since 1994 to discuss Finland’s accession to the European Union, According to Helsingin Sanomat. Parliament also updated the list of areas in the process of accelerating or communicating with the epidemic by adding North Karelia and North Savo. Southern Ostrobothnia, Åland and Lapland, with the exception of […]

  • Parliament will continue to close the restaurant until 18 April

    Parliament will continue to close the restaurant until 18 April

    Parliament has decided to continue closing the restaurants until 18 April. MEPs gathered for a rare Sunday session to discuss, among other things, the government’s proposal to continue restaurant closures. The current restrictions, which only allowed pick-up sales, expired on Sunday, so an early decision was needed to continue for another three-week period without a […]

  • The Finnish government is proposing to close the restaurant until April 18

    The Finnish government is proposing to close the restaurant until April 18

    Bars, cafes, pubs, restaurants and nightclubs located in areas in the acceleration or community phase of the epidemic are prohibited from being sold to all customers who cannot be included. The epidemic is currently at baseline only in Central Ostrobothnia, Kainuu, North Karelia and North Savo. Canteens in schools, workplaces, nursing homes and other public […]

  • Restaurants were closed for three weeks on Tuesday in much of Finland

    Restaurants were closed for three weeks on Tuesday in much of Finland

    The establishments covered by the decision include bars, cafés, pubs, restaurants and nightclubs that are open to the public, including their possible outdoor areas. However, such establishments may sell food and beverages, including beverages with an alcoholic strength of not more than 5.5%, to customers. Institutions that are not primarily open to the public may […]

  • Parliament, the president approved a three-week closed bars, restaurants

    Parliament, the president approved a three-week closed bars, restaurants

    On Monday, the Finnish Parliament passed a bill ordering bars and restaurants to close their doors for three weeks in order to address the worsening coronavirus situation in many parts of the country. President Sauli Niinistö signed the bill later on Monday. The government of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) announced plans to close at […]

  • HS: Restaurants can close their doors tomorrow in much of Finland

    HS: Restaurants can close their doors tomorrow in much of Finland

    MEPs began discussing it at 10 a.m., when the door was open at midnight. The ban would apply to restaurants and similar establishments that are open to the public in areas where the coronavirus epidemic is either accelerating or in the community stage, which means a large part of Finland. Establishments that are not primarily […]

  • Finland to take a cool weekend trip from the spring weather

    Finland to take a cool weekend trip from the spring weather

    According to Yle’s weather forecasts, Finland’s recent mild, spring-like temperatures will be at a break this weekend. According to Yle’s Meteorologist, the mild weather, which managed to melt a lot of snow cover in southern Finland since the end of last month, will be replaced by frost. Matti Huutonen. On Friday night, a low-pressure system […]

  • Three weeks downtime in Finland in March

    Three weeks downtime in Finland in March

    The variant of the virus in the UK has spread rapidly across the country since Christmas, leading to an increase in the number of infections and an additional burden on the healthcare system. According to Marin, the decision was made with the president Sauli Niinistöis adoption. Finland is now in the second level of government […]

  • Finland announces the closure of March

    Finland announces the closure of March

    The government has announced the closure of bars and restaurants and expanded distance education, among other things, to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. At a press conference on Thursday morning, the Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) reported that part of the country at present "acceleration" and "spread" the phases of the pandemic would […]

  • Polytechnics see delays and suspensions

    Polytechnics see delays and suspensions

    The difficulty of arranging the special, often practical, work arrangements required in vocational training programs delays and interrupts studies for many students. The number of people who dropped out of vocational training at Stadin AO – Helsinki Vocational College and Adult Education Center – rose by several percentage points last year. The goal of retaining […]

  • A cold snap brings the coldest day of the year to many parts of Finland

    A cold snap brings the coldest day of the year to many parts of Finland

    This year’s lowest temperature readings in Finland, -39 ° C in Muonio, and -37.5 ° C in Kuusamo, Northern Ostrobothnia, were recorded on Thursday morning. Low temperatures are expected to continue nationwide throughout Thursday and Friday as the high-pressure zone moves east and brings colder air into the country. Temperatures are forecast to fall further […]

  • Below -39C: The coldest day of the year so far in many parts of Finland

    Below -39C: The coldest day of the year so far in many parts of Finland

    This year’s lowest temperature readings in Finland, -39 ° C in Muonio, and -37.5 ° C in Kuusamo, Northern Ostrobothnia, were recorded on Thursday morning. Low temperatures are expected to continue nationwide throughout Thursday and Friday as the high-pressure zone moves east and brings colder air into the country. Temperatures are forecast to fall further […]

  • The court sentenced the man to 11 years for stabbing

    The court sentenced the man to 11 years for stabbing

    The North Karelia District Court has sentenced the man to 11 years in prison for killing another man in the city of Joensuu last year after the psychological assessment ended. Defendant attacked the victim, a 26-year-old city student, after the attack as he left home late on Saturday, September 14, 2019, to withdraw cash from […]

  • Thursday magazines: High taxes, housing benefits and wolf sightings

    Thursday magazines: High taxes, housing benefits and wolf sightings

    Are Finnish taxes too high? Finnish taxes are always on the political agenda and on Thursday Helsingin sanomat newspaper reports of a comparison designed to illustrate their height. The Finnish Taxpayers’ Association (TAF) compared the amount of taxes paid in European countries and found that Finland taxes wages heavily and does not encourage higher incomes. […]

  • Thursday Magazines: High taxes, housing benefits and wolf sightings

    Thursday Magazines: High taxes, housing benefits and wolf sightings

    Are Finnish taxes too high? Finnish taxes are always on the political agenda and on Thursday Helsingin sanomat newspaper reports of a comparison designed to illustrate their height. The Finnish Taxpayers’ Association (TAF) compared the amount of taxes paid in European countries and found that Finland taxes wages heavily and does not encourage higher incomes. […]

  • The government is revealing the latest bar and restaurant restrictions

    The government is revealing the latest bar and restaurant restrictions

    The government has further tightened the opening hours of bars and restaurants and customer capacity restrictions throughout Finland, which are due to take effect on Saturday, December 5. The latest measures vary depending on whether the area is considered to be at the baseline, accelerating, or spreading stage of the epidemic. The counties of Uusimaa, […]

  • Forecasters forecast up to 10 cm of snow in Finland

    Forecasters forecast up to 10 cm of snow in Finland

    Wet and windy weather turns to snow in the eastern parts on Tuesday as the temperature drops. Eastern areas can see snow from three to eight centimeters, according to Yle Meteorologist Nina Karusto. However, the low-pressure area prevailing on Wednesday will bring more rainfall by sweeping over Finland, which will melt most of the snowfall […]

  • Monday leaves: Child poverty, empty apartments and a cold wind blowing

    Monday leaves: Child poverty, empty apartments and a cold wind blowing

    The Save the Children report, published on Monday, suggests that child poverty in Finland is still a problem. Helsingin sanomat newspaper reports According to the study, more than half of the children from low-income families interviewed said they were either worried or very worried about the future. About 80 percent of children in low-income families […]

  • Watch out for migratory deer and deer during the Finnish hunting season

    Watch out for migratory deer and deer during the Finnish hunting season

    This has also increased the number of traffic accidents, especially in southern Finland, where driving is highest. Statistics from Pohjola Insurance show that the probability of encountering a deer is highest in South Savo, Lapland, Kainuu, South Ostrobothnia and North Karelia. – Last year, the average compensation for animal collisions was around € 2,400, which […]