Finland

Researchers in Finland detect vulnerability in password management software

Finnish computer security researchers have detected vulnerabilities in software used for password management and many other data security …

Information Security

Several opposition members have voiced their interest in bringing a motion of no confidence against Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini (BR).

Ville Niinistö (Greens) is one of several opposition members to respond to the blog post by calling for a motion of no confidence and urging the …

Pro-life Movement

Finland shares lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 1.73%

© Reuters. Finland shares lower at close of trade; OMX Helsinki 25 down 1.73%<p>Investing.com – Finland equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, …

Stock Markets

Woman claims firm denied her job over old depression diagnosis

Post-secondary student Emilia Henttunen said she believed she was on her way to landing a job as a salesperson in a cruise ship's tax-free shop.<p>But, …

Mental Disorders

In Norway, Denmark, Finland or Sweden? Oracle APEX is coming to you!

By: | Senior Director, Software Development<p>The first ever Oracle APEX Nordic tour happened in 2017, with the growing APEX community coming together …

European Travel

“Parties have gotten back on their feet after being knocked down before,” reminds Jussi Niinistö (BR), the Minister of Defence.

Niinistö, who received over 11,000 votes in the previous elections, said he is confident he will gain support from “national defence-oriented voters …

Europe

Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March — as his Latvian counterpart put the chances of a no-deal Brexit at 50-50.<p>Hunt said in Latvia's capital, …

Great Britain

"Unfathomable": President pushes back against book's claims of overreach

On Wednesday President Sauli Niinistö published a release on the website of office of the president, repudiating insinuations in a newly-published …

Labor Economics

A study launched by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) aims to provide insight into, for example, why some job seekers have failed to satisfy the activity criteria.

Kela on Tuesday revealed that only 10 per cent of the recipients of unemployment benefits whose benefits were cut after the first monitoring period …

Employment

Russians hungry for black-market Finnish food

In St Petersburg, small vendors specialising in Finnish products have found a niche clientele despite Russia’s import ban on European Union …

St. Petersburg

Schools to skip parental permission for HPV vaccine

Up until now, parents have been asked to give their consent ahead of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations administered to girls by school nurses, …

Public Health

Wednesday’s papers: Terror attack anniversary, Finns Party embraces Swedish, and sewage sludge gold

Police in Turku say they anticipate two major demonstrations to take place on Saturday marking the one-year anniversary of the terror attack in the …

Rare Earth

Northern Finland shivers in first overnight freeze after torrid summer weeks

According to Yle meteorologist Marjo Hoikkanen, Finland is yet to experience thermal autumn, however instruments at six weather monitoring stations …

Weather

Finland’s Education System: The Journey to Success

When Finnish students scored amongst the top in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA, a very influential international assessment …

Education

The Finns Party is supportive of neither abortion nor the criminalisation of abortion, says Jussi Halla-aho, the chairperson of the populist party.

Soini reiterated his well-documented opposition to abortion in his blog last week after a bill that would have legalised abortion during the first 14 …

Pope Francis

100 fall ill in suspected norovirus contamination at Finnish lake

A hundred people have fallen ill after contracting the norovirus at a beach in Kajaani, eastern Finland, according to local newspaper Kaleva.<p>City …

Environmental Health

Foreign ministers meet: Hunt warns of Brexit chaos, Soini defends abortion stance

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini met on Tuesday with his British counterpart, Jeremy Hunt. The two held talks at the state-owned Königstedt Manor …

Great Britain

Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson signs with Kataja Basket

Finland 14/08/2018, 09.58 0 Official<p>American forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson, Rondae's older brother, has signed a deal with Finnish side Kataja …

Brooklyn Nets

Nature photographer Morten Hilmer heads to Finland to photograph wild bears and wolves

Nature photographer Morten Hilmer, whose work has been featured numerous times here on Imaging Resource, is in Finland to photograph wildlife. In …

Nature Photography

Police top brass on trial over informant register mismanagement

The Helsinki District Court began hearing the case of three top police officers and the head of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) accused of …

Corruption

The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) says it is ready to take action if the government proceeds with its proposal to allow small businesses to lay off staff on personal grounds.

“Now is also the time to abandon a bill that would make arbitrary lay-offs possible at small businesses,” declared Jarkko Eloranta, the chairperson …

Unions

Regulators threaten Turku pharmacy with fine for marketing medicinal cannabis

Finland's pharmaceutical regulators Fimea has threatened to slap Linnan Apteekki pharmacy in Turku, south-west Finland, with a fine of 50,000 euros …

Cannabis

Helsinki drops off most liveable cities' top 10 list

The Austrian capital displaced Melbourne from the top spot in its ranking, which assesses which cities are the best—or worst—places to live. …

Top 10

Tuesday’s papers: HPV vaccine safety, quick loan hunger and toilet passports

A large nation-wide study on the safety of the human papillomavirus vaccine finds no causal link between reported adverse drug reactions and symptoms …

Hpv

Good snooze: Majority of Finns sleep well, study finds

A study carried out in Finland over decades found that more than 70 percent of working-age Finnish adults regularly get a good night's rest. However, …

Sleep

Cyber attack shut down many government websites in Finland

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack knocked out many government web sites on Sunday, as it prevented users from signing into Finland's …

Cyber-attacks

This City Has the Largest Finnish Community Outside of Finland

Finland is becoming more and more popular around the world thanks to greater exposure online, but it is too far away for many people in the Americas …

Thunder Bay

Former NASA-engineer will sail from Finland to Estonia in solar-powered sauna

Saunas are not only good for your health – as it turns out, they’re also good for getting around. The country that gave the world Burger King sauna, guerilla sauna and the sauna emoji has a new development in sauna tech: introducing the solar-powered sauna boat.<p>Janne Käpylehto is a former NASA …

Burger King

Why Chinese Millennials Are Claiming to Be 'Spiritually Finnish'

Japan has otaku. England has anglophiles. But now the most unlikely of countries has a growing subculture of people who feel as if they are a part of …

Siblings

The objective of the pilots is to develop new ways of recycling and borrowing educational materials, according to the Ministry of Education.

“The start of upper-secondary and vocational education creates educational material costs that put some families in a difficult position. Educational …

Vocational Education