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  • A Finnish businessman makes a surprise offer for Manchester United

    A Finnish businessman makes a surprise offer for Manchester United

    According to the offer, Thomas Zilliacus would buy half of the club and the fans would buy the other half.

  • Uncovering the Facts: Separating Fact from Fiction in Casino Gaming

    Uncovering the Facts: Separating Fact from Fiction in Casino Gaming

    Casino games come with a lot of myths, legends and superstitions. From card counting to lucky charms, players have created a number of theories about how to beat the house. But it is important to know that most of these are unfounded and have no basis in reality. Separating fact from fiction can help you […]

  • The share of women among the candidates in the 2023 parliamentary elections is 42.9 percent

    The share of women among the candidates in the 2023 parliamentary elections is 42.9 percent

    The growth of women’s participation in parliamentary elections began in the 1970s, when the percentage of female candidates exceeded 40% for the first time in the 1991 elections. Since then, the percentage has hovered around 40 percent for a long time, but now it has crossed the threshold for the 2019 and 2023 elections. The […]

  • Starlink visible in the sky

    Starlink visible in the sky

    Starlink satellites are increasingly visible in the skies over Iceland. The string of lights in the night sky are actually numerous small satellites that make up Starlink. This project is a venture of the American company SpaceX, owned by the wealthy Elon Musk, and is a way to create a worldwide network. The mbl.is portal […]

  • Starlink visible in the sky

    Starlink visible in the sky

    Starlink satellites are increasingly visible in the skies over Iceland. The string of lights in the night sky are actually numerous small satellites that make up Starlink. This project is a venture of the American company SpaceX, owned by the wealthy Elon Musk, and is a way to create a worldwide network. The mbl.is portal […]

  • What is the easiest way to send pallets to Denmark?

    Previously, there was a direct crossing between the UK and Denmark, which was often used by UK exporters with customers in the country. But the crossing from Harwich to Esbjerg has not sailed since 2014, which means that another option must be found. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to get pallets from the […]

  • The head of Super denies Purra’s claim about the “burden” of foreign nurses.

    The head of Super denies Purra’s claim about the “burden” of foreign nurses.

    Helsingin Sanomat asked Paavola extensively about it after the shouting match Riikka PurraChairman of the Basic Finns, and Sanna Marinthe chairman of the Social Democrats in the election debate organized by Ilta-Sanomi on Tuesday. Purra stated during the discussion that his discussions with nursing associations show that nurses with insufficient language skills are an “additional […]

  • The spy suspicions against Tiktok

    The spy suspicions against Tiktok

    Clouds of worry surrounding Tiktok have been gathering for the past six months; it involves suspicions of data collection, influence campaigns and accusations of espionage. In Sweden, employees at the government office are no longer allowed to have the app on their work mobiles, and similar bans are hailing in various Western countries, which is […]

  • 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 […]

  • Eva: The gender gap in party preferences has continued to grow in Finland

    Eva: The gender gap in party preferences has continued to grow in Finland

    Among the Basic Finns’ position, men make up about 70 percent and the coalition’s 60 percent, while women make up about two-thirds of the Greens and the left-wing coalition. The Center and the Social Democrats are the only two of the six largest parliamentary parties whose base is roughly evenly divided between men and women. […]

  • HS: The police TV series is being discontinued

    HS: The police TV series is being discontinued

    The Police Board has decided to end the popular TV series, according to Helsingin Sanomat, the decision made last year by the ombudsman of the parliament to make the program.

  • How to deal with phone scams

    Today, most people use smartphones on a daily basis. Not only that, but their devices are connected to various other platforms like social media, email, various apps and so on and so forth. Since privacy isn’t really a thing these days, most of the information people have on their mobile devices is collected and distributed […]

  • Denmark for cocktails, Norway for cauliflower: sky-high food prices make the Swedes head west

    The Swedes are well known for the way they regard Denmark as an off-licence, but for the most part they are not big border shoppers, as the Danes are with Germany, the Germans are with Poland, the Poles are with … etc. But in recent months, prices have skyrocketed – at a faster pace than […]

  • Racism Awareness Week encourages combating discrimination in the workplace

    Racism Awareness Week encourages combating discrimination in the workplace

    Racism Awareness Week encourages people to recognize and oppose racism in their everyday lives. People with a foreign background experience discrimination especially in the attitudes, advancement and salary negotiations of colleagues and supervisors. Nevertheless, only 7% of those who experienced discrimination at work or during a job interview reported it. “Racism can be a conscious […]

  • STTK’s research shows a positive change in attitudes towards immigration and foreign workers in Finland

    STTK’s research shows a positive change in attitudes towards immigration and foreign workers in Finland

    The reason for the change in positive attitude is the increase in work-related immigration to Finland over the last four years, as well as an active social discussion on the topic. STTK believes that the need for international recruitment in Finland must be expanded, as the working-age population is estimated to decrease by 130,000 by […]

  • The hidden surveillance – that’s how it went

    The hidden surveillance – that’s how it went

    Caliber’s review The hidden surveillance from September 2022 was about a feature available in most electric cars of the Tesla brand: the car’s sentry mode, or guard camera, which is there to protect the car from vandalism. But it’s not just when someone gets too close to the car that the cameras start – they […]

  • Englishmen in Nyhavn: Where everyone knows your shame

    It is a well-known fact that the English are good at three things: drinking, hooliganism and ignoring the true effects of our colonial past. Historically intensified hooliganism But are we the best in the world at those things? We’re pretty good at that last point. You will notice how I habitually refer to it as […]

  • The high level of street dust affects the air quality in the capital region

    The high level of street dust affects the air quality in the capital region

    Breathing in street dust is harmful to everyone, and it affects the general comfort of the population. Street dust consists mostly of fine asphalt and sand particles, which are used for road treatment. Studded tires are a significant source of dust particles because they are ground off on asphalt. Traffic and wind raise dust and […]

  • Access to the Skessuhorn mountain will not be restricted despite its sale

    Access to the Skessuhorn mountain will not be restricted despite its sale

    A spokesperson for the Canadian couple who purchased the Horn property in Skorradalur, West Iceland, told Fréttablaðið that access to the Skessuhorn mountain, which is located on the estate, will not be restricted. Anyone who wants to hike there can still do so. Earlier this week, Fréttablaðið reported that a Canadian businessman (who reportedly made […]

  • Missing at sea

    Missing at sea

    On October 6, 2011, director Daniel Lind Lagerlöf disappears at the Tjurpannan nature reserve in Bohuslän. When the police end the search, the investigators determine that he fell into the water from slippery rocks and that it was all an accident. Finding the remains of another person But in the search, a strange find has […]

  • So the elderly have become the gangs’ new victims

    So the elderly have become the gangs’ new victims

    The crime reporter Lova Nyqvist Shield tells about how the gang criminals have found a new source of income. “Majbritt” is called late one evening by someone claiming to be calling from Swish. Moments later, her life savings are gone. The news podcast Today’s Eco gives you a story every weekday morning with presenter Lena […]

  • Strikes are increasingly likely to stop train traffic in Finland on Monday

    Strikes are increasingly likely to stop train traffic in Finland on Monday

    All local and long-distance passenger traffic would stop until the labor market organizations reach an agreement on the locomotive drivers’ conditions. Rail freight traffic, on the other hand, would stop, with the exception of traffic critical to the security of delivery. The national mediator assured on Thursday that he would continue to find out ways […]

  • Cacophany, Not Harmony: The Terrible Tune of US Foreign Policy

    Cacophany, Not Harmony: The Terrible Tune of US Foreign Policy

    On March 14th, a Russian SU-27 fighter jet shot down a US MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea. The exact details of where and how remain a mystery even after the release of drone video of what appears to be a jet fuel dump on the drone, but those details don’t matter much. The […]

  • 464: This is how Ebba Busch hopes to cope with the crisis

    464: This is how Ebba Busch hopes to cope with the crisis

    The Christian Democrats’ party secretary Johan Ingerö has been reported to the police by party colleague Sara Skyttedal. Skyttedal accuses Ingerö of something that allegedly happened at a party in connection with the EU elections in 2014. Ingerö, who denies the accusations, has been forced to leave her position as party secretary. Party leader Ebba […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 small parties are also competing for votes in the upcoming parliamentary elections

    13 small parties are also competing for votes in the upcoming parliamentary elections

    Basic income, massive spending cuts, animal rights, opposition to NATO and the dismantling of the patriarchy are the political goals of the small parties that will nominate candidates in next month’s elections.

  • Gangs have become more common in Helsinki, the police say

    Gangs have become more common in Helsinki, the police say

    The forces have been linked to, among other things, drug, violence and traffic crimes. The activity of such gangs has increased, especially in the capital, and the police receive reports of key members almost daily. Such activity may have gone unnoticed by the general public Mark HeinikariDetective Chief of the Helsinki Police Department. He revealed […]

  • Denmark’s military expenditure is increasing as the world’s powers sharpen their claws

    S! CLEAN songA new defense proposal is a new one doomsday alarm called S!RENEN, which will sound a loud siren on people’s phones in the event of an impending disaster. There is no need to download a special app: in an emergency, the alert will be sent directly by mobile operators to mobile phones, along […]

  • The German economy will stop in 2023

    The German economy will stop in 2023

    “When the gross national product contracted by another 0.2 percent in the first quarter, the economy will recover during the next year. Rising real wages from the middle of the year at the latest will support the German household, says ifo’s economist. Timo Wollmershäuser. Positive factors are the considerable increase in wages in collective agreements […]

  • “Maria” fears revenge after her son is arrested: “We are not guilty”

    “Maria” fears revenge after her son is arrested: “We are not guilty”

    In the last week, the focus has been on relatives of people in or around criminal networks. The murder of a man in his 50s in Tullinge, a father of a man connected to the Vårby network, has e.g. made many worried. And several police officers describe it as the gang’s boundaries have been pushed […]

  • The Albert Edelfelt exhibition returns home from Paris and Gothenburg

    The Albert Edelfelt exhibition returns home from Paris and Gothenburg

    The Ateneum exhibition presents Albert Edelfelt as an international influence Albert Edelfelt (1854–1905) was socially gifted and understood the importance of networks early in his career. He spoke several languages ​​and mixed easily with people from different social classes. Edelfelt traveled in Europe and the Nordic countries and lived most of his life in Paris. […]

  • A large drug organization uncovered in Åland, with a street value of 120,000 euros

    A large drug organization uncovered in Åland, with a street value of 120,000 euros

    The cooperation between Customs and the Åland Police Department began in 2022 to investigate the drug crime situation in Åland. During the cooperation, the customs authorities stopped a person arriving from Sweden to Åland in the port of Eckerö, where they confiscated approximately 2.9 kilograms of hashish found in the vehicle. An importer living in […]

  • New treatment may improve heart pump function in heart failure patients: Research

    New treatment may improve heart pump function in heart failure patients: Research

    Solna [Sweden], March 14 (ANI): Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden discovered that the hunger hormone ghrelin can increase the pumping capacity of the heart in patients with heart failure in a clinical study. The findings were published in the European Heart Journal. Millions of people worldwide live with heart failure, […]

  • Annie Lennox – Eurythmics, synths and a style icon in a suit

    Annie Lennox – Eurythmics, synths and a style icon in a suit

    December 1980, high above the Indian Ocean. Slumped in the airplane seat sits a despairing singer from Scotland. Her short hairstyle is blonde and her cheekbones are high. What is most prominent right now, however, are the dark circles under the eyes. Annie is completely exhausted, but the thoughts spinning in her head prevent her […]

  • Danish company abolishes children’s sick day limit

    Your three-year-old woke up with an eye infection, but you managed to clear most of the dirt. Your five-year-old has a slight temperature, so there’s a chance he’ll come down with something, but he’ll definitely make it through the day—especially if you give him a pill. Working parents wake up to these kinds of dilemmas […]

  • Olkiluoto 3 may be the last large nuclear reactor to be built in Finland, the professor tells YLE

    Olkiluoto 3 may be the last large nuclear reactor to be built in Finland, the professor tells YLE

    Hyvärinen explained that turning on such a large unit and turning it off quickly causes quite a noticeable disturbance in the main grid. While it is possible to prepare for and withstand such disruptions, the impact of starting or shutting down a smaller unit would be much smaller and easier to manage. Worldwide, there is […]

  • Post-apocalypse: the end of daily mail delivery is in sight

    Post-apocalypse: the end of daily mail delivery is in sight

    Australia Post sees red. A lot of it. After posting a razor-sharp profit of $23.6 million in the last six months of 2022, it is set to post a loss for the full 2022-23 financial year – just the second time since it was incorporated in 1989. The last loss was in 2014-15, following a […]

  • Concerns in Taiwan, silent on nuclear waste, nurses are strengthened

    Concerns in Taiwan, silent on nuclear waste, nurses are strengthened

    Unrest in Taiwan Ever since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine over a year ago, many have wondered if something similar could happen in Taiwan. Self-defense courses are quickly fully booked, and military service is made longer.Hear Björn Djurberg’s report from Taiwan. Silent on the nuclear waste issue From having been about to be phased out, a […]

  • Now Sweden’s biggest music festival is decided – follow the drama live

    Now Sweden’s biggest music festival is decided – follow the drama live

    Today is the time – after five weeks of sub-competitions – the time has come for the Melodifestivalen final. Carolina Norén breaks a Swedish record and broadcasts Melodifestivalen for the 25th year in a row in P4. Hear the drama live when Sweden’s representative in Eurovision is voted for by the Swedish people. They compete […]

  • Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    The Green Party still thinks that Sweden should not join NATO, but still does not want the application to be withdrawn, because it has already been submitted and there is a broad majority in the Riksdag for NATO membership. Can it be said that the Green Party has gone from being opposed to NATO to […]

  • The Young Designer of the Year 2023 competition is looking for the most exciting emerging fashion designers of today

    The Young Designer of the Year 2023 competition is looking for the most exciting emerging fashion designers of today

    The competition is divided into two parts. In the first part, participants have to create the perfect outfit that embodies the theme of joy. They can interpret the theme the way they want and design an outfit that reflects it. In the second part of the competition, the participants design a mental health ribbon for […]

  • The hunting harvests of white-tailed deer and red deer are decreasing in Finland

    The hunting harvests of white-tailed deer and red deer are decreasing in Finland

    However, the number of white-tailed deer felled last season decreased by about 9% and the total harvest was about 7,000 animals less than the previous season. The decrease in the hunting harvest was particularly evident in the border areas of Satakunta, Pohjois and Etelä Häme and Varsinais Suomen game management districts. The white-tailed deer population […]

  • Moscow reveals Nord Stream’s stonewalling – officially

    Moscow reveals Nord Stream’s stonewalling – officially

    Russia’s communications with EU nations on North Stream sabotage will be published, senior diplomat Dmitry Polyansky has promised Russia intends to share with the UN Security Council the exchanges it had with Germany, Denmark and Sweden regarding sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines, a senior Russian diplomat has revealed. Moscow is trying to push its […]

  • Moscow will expose Nord Stream’s stonewalling official

    Moscow will expose Nord Stream’s stonewalling official

    Russia’s communications with EU nations on North Stream sabotage will be published, senior diplomat Dmitry Polyansky has promised Russia intends to share with the UN Security Council the exchanges it had with Germany, Denmark and Sweden regarding sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines, a senior Russian diplomat has revealed. Moscow is trying to push its […]

  • The current government coalition cannot continue after the elections, Saarikko states

    The current government coalition cannot continue after the elections, Saarikko states

    “Some hope that it would be so, others warn that it could. I think it’s fair for the voters to say that’s not going to happen.” In a social media post, Saarikko explained that the five parties are simply too far apart in terms of economic policy – ​​especially since rejuvenating the national coalition is […]

  • CO2 pumped underground for the first time

    Crown Prince Frederik graced the stage yesterday at an event in Esbjerg, which inaugurated an experiment with technology that pumps carbon dioxide emissions back into the ground, reports DR. In the ocean not far from the case, a decommissioned oil platform was used to begin pumping the gas under the sea. The CO2 was brought […]

  • How can cryptocurrency be used in the future?

    Cryptocurrency has been one of the fastest growing technologies in recent years, and many experts predict that this is just the beginning of how cryptocurrency can be used in the future. While most people continue to think of cryptocurrency as an investment opportunity, the true value of the technology has barely begun to emerge. In […]

  • HS: Finnish young people invest more than ever before, even more than Swedes

    HS: Finnish young people invest more than ever before, even more than Swedes

    According to the magazine, young Finns are therefore more active investors than their Swedish peers. Lasse CorinAktia’s Chief Economist, estimates that the increase in the number of young people investing suggests that investments in improving people’s financial skills and competence are bearing fruit. “Young people clearly understand the importance and possibilities of investing as part […]

  • The priest was chased away from the church – after the sign row became infected

    The priest was chased away from the church – after the sign row became infected

    When the church council in Spekeröd-Ucklum’s parish hires its new priest Fredrik Sidenvall in the summer of 2022, they have good hopes for the future. But for church council chairman Stefan Lahrin, a gnawing gut feeling remains. There is something that doesn’t feel quite right with the priest. And in just six months, the entire […]

  • The police suspect a 13-year-old of stabbing his classmate at a school in Helsinki

    The police suspect a 13-year-old of stabbing his classmate at a school in Helsinki

    Pupils at the school have been offered crisis support after the incident in home economics class on Wednesday morning.

  • Apartment prices have returned to the pre-pandemic level, says OP’s economist

    Apartment prices have returned to the pre-pandemic level, says OP’s economist

    Among Finland’s largest cities, prices fell the most in Oulu, Helsinki and Vantaa, and the least in Tampere and Turku. “As expected, the fall in apartment prices continued in January. The decline has now wiped out the gains made during the coronavirus pandemic, and the decline is likely to continue in the coming months. tweeted […]

  • The world’s largest children’s literature prize is now being awarded

    The world’s largest children’s literature prize is now being awarded

    Kulturnytt’s reporter Björn Jansson is on site at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm, where the actual announcement takes place. Then there will be interviews and analysis with the help of the culture editor’s literature editor Lina Kalmteg, our children’s culture expert Viveca Bladh and culture journalist Shora Esmailian from Sydsvenskan. Also: meet last year’s prize winner, […]

  • Report: Finland is not exceptionally dependent on trade with China

    Report: Finland is not exceptionally dependent on trade with China

    If disruptions affect several countries at the same time, importers would not be able to quickly turn to alternative suppliers. The effects would therefore be seen in the everyday lives of both citizens and companies. According to a survey coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland is among the EU average in total trade […]

  • Sweden sees record high food prices, mainly for baby food

    STOCKHOLM, March 6 (Xinhua) — Food prices have seen record month-on-month increases in Sweden, with baby food particularly affected, a survey showed on Monday. The survey by price comparison site Matpriskollen covered around 44,000 items and showed that food prices had increased by 2.5 percent in February – the highest monthly increase since 2015, the […]

  • My first experience with Sub-zero

    My first experience with Sub-zero

    As I landed I was greeted by a freezing wind and the pitch dark at 4.30pm reminded me of a deserted midnight street in India. My phone showed a temperature of -10 degrees. However, the drive from the airport to the place of residence in Helsinki felt like a good start with shiny buildings that […]

  • 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.

  • It’s a snowstorm, Hjørring!

    Tomorrow may be a good day to work at home – especially if you live in northern Jutland, as high winds and heavy snowfall will most likely cause a blizzard in the region. In Aalborg, the snowfall is expected e.g. to start around 17.00 on Monday evening, but the wind strength will be modest until […]

  • YLE: The difference between the top three parties in Finland is less than 2 points, with one month left until the elections

    YLE: The difference between the top three parties in Finland is less than 2 points, with one month left until the elections

    Kokooma’s support decreased by 0.8 points to 20.8 percent. SDP and Perussuomalaiset vote with 19.9 percent and 19.0 percent after an increase of 0.8 and 0.6 points. The national coalition has remained at the top of the poll since May 2021. The right-wing opposition party, which has long supported joining NATO, saw its popularity peak […]

  • EuroMarket’s case dismissed

    EuroMarket’s case dismissed

    A six-year investigation into what police described as one of the biggest drug and money laundering cases in Icelandic history has ended without charges. The former defendant in the case is demanding an apology. In December 2017, Europol announced that joint operations of the Icelandic, Polish and Dutch services led to the dismantling of a […]

  • Young adults underrepresented in candidate selection – in the spring 2023 parliamentary elections, only 10.7% of the candidates are under 30 years old

    Young adults underrepresented in candidate selection – in the spring 2023 parliamentary elections, only 10.7% of the candidates are under 30 years old

    Although the number of young candidates has slightly increased since the 2019 parliamentary elections, where there were 259 candidates under the age of 30 (10.5% of all candidates), only eight of them (4% of all elected) managed to get a seat. in the parliament. In the 2023 parliamentary elections, the Greens have nominated the most […]

  • Nordea: Housing prices in the Helsinki region are down 10% from last year’s peak

    Nordea: Housing prices in the Helsinki region are down 10% from last year’s peak

    In the rest of the country, house prices are expected to drop seven percent from the peak in 2022. Expectations in the capital region and other regions differ mainly because the rise in interest rates is expected to discourage home buyers, especially in residential areas. loans are higher than the national average, such as in […]

  • Smuggelsverige – The police murder in Biskopsgården |  part 5/6

    Smuggelsverige – The police murder in Biskopsgården | part 5/6

    June 30, 2021. 112 receives several alarm calls about a shooting in Biskopsgården in Gothenburg. Two police officers are in the area and drive towards Vårväderstorget on a moped. One of them is Andreas Danman. Arriving at the scene, he is shot to death. Witnesses describe the perpetrator as young, wearing a black hoodie and […]

  • The application period for the next school year’s afternoon activity starts on March 6

    The application period for the next school year’s afternoon activity starts on March 6

    Children participate in meaningful activities in a safe environment after the school day. The activity ends either at 16:00 or 17:00. The afternoon activity is for a fee, which includes a snack and insurance. The monthly fee is 100 euros for activities ending at 4:00 p.m. and 120 euros for activities ending at 5:00 p.m. […]

  • The culture war in focus at CPAC

    The culture war in focus at CPAC

    On Wednesday, the conservative CPAC conference begins in Washington. The conference is an opportunity for influential thinkers and thought in the Republican sphere to meet and discuss policy. However, a long line of heavyweights within the Republican Party choose not to participate, including Ron DeSantis and Mitch McConnell. Why don’t they want to participate, what […]

  • The murder at Länsmanstorget: “Someone from Norra Biskop would die”

    The murder at Länsmanstorget: “Someone from Norra Biskop would die”

    It was an unusual trial, as far as gang murders go. Because several of the defendants talked and told stories and at least admitted that they had been there. Although they did not admit to murder. The verdict came on Tuesday. A young woman, former girlfriend of one of the leaders on one side of […]

  • The ACP strike announced to start on March 1 will affect Posti’s freight deliveries if it comes to fruition

    The ACP strike announced to start on March 1 will affect Posti’s freight deliveries if it comes to fruition

    We hope for a quick solution to AKT’s industrial action. As a large domestic logistics operator, Posti is once again faced with industrial action that causes trouble for its customers. The situation is particularly unfortunate because the key to the solution is not in Posti’s hands. “We strive to ensure that our customers’ services work […]

  • Molly Hammar – the restless pop star who went her own way

    Molly Hammar – the restless pop star who went her own way

    It is February 7, 2015, and in Scandinavium in Gothenburg there is full Mello fever. It was far from obvious that Molly Hammar would be here tonight, because she hesitated for a long time. Melodifestivalen feels like a commercial gimmick that is not in line with the type of artist she wants to be. At […]

  • The whole town is invited to a medical check-up

    All 9,750 inhabitants of Grindsted are invited to visit their doctor, as the fear of the effect of long-term local pollution continues to grow, informs DR. Grindsted, a small town in Region Southern Denmark, has a dirty secret. From 1962 to 1975, Grindstedværket dumped tons of heavy metals, pharmaceuticals and solvents into the ground around […]

  • New homes for the homeless

    New homes for the homeless

    In Reykjavík, five small houses for the homeless have been built on a plot of land between Engjavegur and Suðurlandsbraut. Construction work has been going on in the area for several months, and the houses themselves were moved into place in the middle of the month. Some residents of the Laugardalur district criticized the location […]

  • The first electric ambulance drives on the road in Denmark

    More respect for the environmentThe ambulance is a Mercedes-Benz e-Vito Tourer L3. A little bit smaller than the original Falck cars, it has a range of approximately 233 kilometers on a single charge and can go up to 160 km/h. The car can increase its battery level from 10 to 80 percent in just 35 […]

  • Bun in the oven: The government has set the timer to abolish the Great Prayer Day public holiday this afternoon

    According to an Epinion survey carried out for DR, seven out of ten in Denmark are against the government’s plans to abolish the Great Bededag holiday ahead of a bill that is being considered today, which a parliamentary majority is expected to approve. Traditionally held on the fourth Friday after Good Friday, it is a […]

  • The development of sports betting in Finland: a brief history and current status

    The development of sports betting in Finland: a brief history and current status

    This was followed by the birth of lotteries in the early 20th century, offering the public small-scale betting opportunities. By Mikko LehtoUniversity of Helsinki researcher, “Finland’s first state lottery was organized in 1940, with the purpose of raising funds for war efforts.” Over the years, the Finnish government has adopted a proactive approach to the […]

  • This is where you will be able to see the northern lights tonight!

    Already several were lucky last night, but it could be your turn tonight. The northern lights, which are also known as northern lights, are quite rare in Denmark. But tonight, between 9pm and 2am, you might be able to see them if you’re in the right place at the right time. Midnight has been singled […]

  • China uses courts to capture Western technology

    China uses courts to capture Western technology

    Washington [US]Feb 27 (ANI): Amid growing conflict with the US, China is using its courts and patent panels to undermine foreign intellectual property rights and help Chinese companies, particularly in technology, pharmaceuticals and rare earths, US and EU officials say, The Wall Street Journal reported . China is leaning on a range of levers to […]

  • Kääri represents Finland in Eurovision

    Kääri represents Finland in Eurovision

    Käärijä’s victory was no small feat, as he won the landslide and secured a total of 539 points. Second-placed Portion Boys earned silver with 152 points. In the competition for the UMK trophy, seven songs with strong cues were pitted against each other. The Finnish public had a majority say in how the voting went, […]

  • Melodifestivalen – Listen directly to competition 4

    Melodifestivalen – Listen directly to competition 4

    Listen to and follow the final competition in the Melodifestivalen on Sveriges Radio! We broadcast directly in P4 as well as on our website and in our app Sveriges Radio Play. Host is Carolina Norén. The broadcast starts at 20:00 in P4. ATTENTION! Since we follow the same rules as SVT, we cannot offer retrospective […]

  • Several cases of food poisoning caused by oysters have been confirmed in Helsinki

    Several cases of food poisoning caused by oysters have been confirmed in Helsinki

    The food safety unit asks everyone who has eaten oysters at Fisken på Disken, Restaurant Natura, Restaurant Gillet, The Cock, Restaurant Meripaviljonki and at the Pop-up event at Restaurant Sake bar & Izakaya in February 2023 and became ill from the meal, to contact the food safety unit. Illnesses can also be related to other […]

  • Make it compulsory to learn Danish, argues the language school’s interest organisation

    De Danske Sprogcentre, the Danish language school’s interest organization, has prepared a list of suggestions for how the government can encourage more foreigners to learn the language. Among them is a recommendation to abolish the rule that prohibits international players from receiving free tuition after they have been here for five years. The number of […]

  • A technical fault temporarily cut off electricity for 50,000 Helsinki residents

    A technical fault temporarily cut off electricity for 50,000 Helsinki residents

    The power outages only lasted a short time, but affected several neighborhoods and caused the Prisma market to close.

  • Half of Finnish employees would consider leaving work without a remote work option: Survey

    Half of Finnish employees would consider leaving work without a remote work option: Survey

    This opinion was most common among 18- to 29-year-olds, with 64% stating that the ability to work remotely was an important factor in their choice of job. Despite the return to the office, the study found that telecommuting has had a positive impact on job satisfaction, productivity and work autonomy, with 60%, 54% and 50% […]

  • Digital Content May Change Your Visual Perception: Research

    Digital Content May Change Your Visual Perception: Research

    Their paper explores how different online data visually differs from images taken from real natural, urban and suburban environments. “When you’re online, you experience a different world,” Gerhardstein said. Gerhardstein and Duggan studied the “oblique effect,” in which the brain pays more attention to horizontal and vertical lines than to lines coming in at an […]

  • Moscow takes aim at West over Nord Stream sabotage

    Moscow takes aim at West over Nord Stream sabotage

    The United States and its allies hope the issue will “fade into the sand,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov claimed The West is against a transparent investigation into the attack on the Nord Stream pipelines, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. Earlier this week, Moscow’s UN ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, claimed that evidence of Washington’s […]

  • Decline in gas consumption in the EU

    Natural gas consumption in the EU has decreased by 19.3% in the period August 2022 – January 2023, the decrease in Bulgaria is below 25%, compared to the average gas consumption for the same months (August – January) between 2017 and 2022. Council Regulation (EU) 2022/1369 on coordinated measures to reduce demand for natural gas, […]

  • The right to speak

    The right to speak

    Mathilda is 26 years old and when she lives in Australia, in Melbourne. On a Friday afternoon, she stands in a fitting room. She’s trying on clothes one second, the next she wakes up on the floor, she can’t get up. She tries to crawl out and scream for help, but the scream gets stuck […]

  • Despite the extreme propaganda, 39 percent of Europeans still doubt Ukraine’s victory

    Despite the extreme propaganda, 39 percent of Europeans still doubt Ukraine’s victory

    Other respondents are skeptical about Ukraine’s ability to defeat Russia in this war. In addition, the survey found that while 68 percent of respondents believe that the attack on Ukraine is an attack on Europe as a whole, there is still a significant number of people who are not convinced. Moreover, more than a third […]

  • Up the alternative alley: A diamond in the rough

    Up the alternative alley: A diamond in the rough

    This farm is a beautiful green oasis and one of my favorite places for a day out in the Copenhagen area. Baked goods On arrival in Grennesminde, I usually start my visit in the cozy café right at the entrance to the farm area. Nestled amongst the charmingly mismatched furniture of the old greenhouse, fantastic […]

  • A new restaurant model combining digitization and training is launched in Finland to strengthen novice restaurateurs

    A new restaurant model combining digitization and training is launched in Finland to strengthen novice restaurateurs

    The UG restaurant concept is designed to make life easier for restaurant guests by bringing six different restaurant concepts under the same roof, the offerings of which complement each other. The digital service experience is at the core of the UG restaurant model, which makes the restaurant experience smoother and more agile. Customers can combine […]

  • Astronomers discover a mysterious perfect circular explosion in space

    Astronomers discover a mysterious perfect circular explosion in space

    Researchers from the University of Turku were involved in an international collaboration led by astrophysicists from the University of Copenhagen, which led to the discovery. The study has just been published in the journal Nature. Kilonovas are massive explosions that occur when two neutron stars orbiting each other eventually collide. Kilonovae are responsible for creating […]

  • Stress Wärnings: Be aware of your resources

    Stress occurs when there is a perceived imbalance between demands and resources. It is therefore important to address stress factors, perception and resources when dealing with stress, as the importance of resources is often overlooked. Resources are keyResources are the aspects of ourselves and our lives that give us a sense of well-being, competence, security […]

  • Apartment prices are falling and rents are rising: PTT

    Apartment prices are falling and rents are rising: PTT

    However, there are no signs of an imbalance in the housing market that could lead to a downward spiral or pose a risk to the economy. At the end of the year, the housing market is expected to recover, but the average prices of old apartment buildings will decrease by 2.5% throughout the country. “The […]

  • Working from home attracts people from big cities to the suburbs

    Working from home attracts people from big cities to the suburbs

    A survey of 12,000 German people conducted in the fall of 2022 found that 38 percent of those leaving large cities moved to the suburbs and 30 percent to smaller cities with a population of 100,000 to 500,000. Only 9 percent moved to small cities and 5 percent to the countryside. These results show that, […]

  • Public artworks exploring humanity and technology are spreading across Helsinki’s Kalasatama area

    Public artworks exploring humanity and technology are spreading across Helsinki’s Kalasatama area

    The four artists involved in the project are Laura Beloff, Flis Holland, Josefina Nelimarkkaand Jenna Sutela. Everyone approaches the curatorial concept within the framework of their own artistic activity. The curatorial project is implemented Aleksandra Kiskonen and Kristiina LjokkoiPublic Art Curators at HAM Helsinki Art Museum. The project is connected to the Smart Kalasatama Urban […]

  • Denmark to help clean the Ganges

    Help with the G20 tooInitially, Denmark will assist with an investigation that will take a closer look at the pollution. It will set the stage for figuring out how to clean the Ganges in a sustainable way. “The Ganges is of vital importance to India – both religiously and practically, as it supplies water to […]

  • Parmesan looters are calling on Lidl to hide the cheese

    Parmesan looters are calling on Lidl to hide the cheese

    According to the regional manager of the chain, the thieves are looking for small items with a high price tag.

  • Hungary wants to apologize for outrageous claims by US official

    Hungary wants to apologize for outrageous claims by US official

    Washington’s UN envoy has made ?baseless? charges of anti-Semitism, says Budapest Hungary blasted the US over what it says are “outrageous” and “false” allegations of anti-Semitism, leveled by a senior diplomat against Budapest. Foreign Ministry spokesman Mate Paczolay added that while Washington later acknowledged the mistake, it has not issued a public apology. On Tuesday, […]

  • Tax credits for housekeeping services do not help much against tax evasion

    Tax credits for housekeeping services do not help much against tax evasion

    “A total of 55 percent of the respondents say that they would request an official invoice, even if it does not entitle them to tax relief,” says Ludwig Erhard ifo, head of the Center for Social Market Economics and Institutional Economics. Sarah Necker. “If policymakers want to use tax breaks to encourage consumers to request […]

  • Weddings increased significantly last year

    Weddings increased significantly last year

    Going to the chapelThe number of people being married in churches also increased dramatically from 7,800 in 2021 to 10,200 in 2022. In fact, church weddings made up 31 percent of all weddings last year, up from 27 percent just three years ago, but still down from the 35 percent that did in 2012. Denmark’s […]

  • YLE: Migri’s arguments about deporting parents have no legal basis, experts say

    YLE: Migri’s arguments about deporting parents have no legal basis, experts say

    The report is based on an analysis of the decision related to the residence permit application of approximately 500 parents of Finnish children born abroad. Almost a third of the applications were rejected. Finland’s public broadcasting company wrote that the decisions seem to place less emphasis on the interests of the child than on previous […]

  • Kremlin reacts to Nord Stream’s sabotage claims

    Kremlin reacts to Nord Stream’s sabotage claims

    A new article alleging an American role in the explosions highlights the need for an international probe, says Dmitry Peskov Russia is concerned about efforts to quietly wind down the investigation into last year’s Nord Stream gas pipeline explosions, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said. A report by well-known American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, […]