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Finland police probe PM Marin's monthly breakfast expenditure

May 29, 2021 12:23 pm

According to a report by the tabloid Iltalehti, Marin has been claiming around 300 euros every month for breakfast at her official residence in Helsinki, Kesaranta.

What makes a happy country?

April 26, 2021 10:29 am

For four consecutive years, Finland has been named the happiest country in the world by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which publishes an annual report evaluating the happiness of people around the world.

World Happiness Report: Finland ranks first, India 139th

March 20, 2021 10:08 pm

Of the 10 top countries in the list, nine were in Europe. Finland was followed by Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Luxembourg, New Zealand and Austria.

Spain to trial four-day workweek: Other countries that have proposed it in the past and why

March 15, 2021 2:34 pm

Besides improving work-life balance, researchers have suggested that a shorter working week could increase overall work satisfaction while reducing stress

Finland PM Sanna Marin trolled for wearing low-cut blazer; others support by sharing identical pics

October 17, 2020 2:14 pm

Several people started sharing their own pictures in identical outfits with the hashtag #ImWithSanna and #SupportSanna, calling out critics for being sexist

At Helsinki Airport, dogs will sniff out COVID-infected travellers

September 24, 2020 1:20 pm

There will likely be no direct contact between the passengers and the dogs, and instead, travellers will be asked to "swab their skin with a test wipe"

Mozart meets Covid-19: Finnish opera adapts classic piece to reflect on country's pandemic experience

August 28, 2020 9:55 pm

The 100-minute piece "Covid fan tutte" is meant as a satirical adaptation of the Austrian composer's classic "Cosi fan tutte".

Explained: Why Finland’s air force stopped using swastika symbol

July 04, 2020 8:01 pm

The Air Force’s spokesperson had acknowledged in the official statement that the use of the swastika in the old insignia “had caused misunderstandings from time to time”.

Finland to take 130 refugees, mostly children from Greece

April 30, 2020 6:15 pm

Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants including thousands of unaccompanied children are living in squalid conditions in overcrowded camps on several Greek islands after arriving from the nearby Turkish coast.

Finland is the happiest country, again

March 21, 2020 1:31 pm

The data for the World Happiness Report was collected in 2018 and 2019, thus not impacted by the widespread restrictions imposed by many countries to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).