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    Finance


  • Exclusive: Inside Finland's digital revolution
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  • Finland's ex-PM Stubb loses nomination to EU Commission top job
  • Social Democrats' shadow budget is unfeasible, says Orpo
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    Celebrities


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    Criminal


  • Underage 'Sugar Dating' Sparks Prostitution Concerns in Finland
  • Minors part of Finland's growing 'sugar dating' scene, Yle probe finds
  • Finland plans to end patient confidentiality in criminal probes
  • Debut of Finland's tallest flagpole delayed over safety concerns
  • Finland and Denmark join Germany in halting arms sales to Saudi ...

    Religion


  • Four Finnish nationals who distributed religious materials sent home
  • Four Finns Held in Malaysia for Distributing Religious Material
  • 4 Finns held in Malaysia for distributing religious material
  • Finnish nationals held in Malaysia over 'Christian pamphlets'
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    Politics


  • Finland's President Doesn't Recall Talking to President Trump About ...
  • Finland's president says he never discussed raking leaves with Trump
  • Commentary: Finland takes climate change seriously. We don't rake ...
  • Glantz: Score this one a win for Finland
  • Trump Is Wrong About Finland's Forest Management, Finnish ...
  • PM Sipilä: "Hopefully no more" EU exit deals to come
  • Finland summons Russian ambassador over GPS blocking claims
  • Finnish parties find consensus at cross-party climate summit
  • Plenković Meets with Prime Minister of Finland
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  • PM Sipilä: Finland not taking over Romania's EU presidency term
  • Finnish government to meet 72% employment rate target in 2019
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  • Etla: Government responsible for roughly 50000 of 100000 jobs ...
  • Expo 2020 to drive sustainable economic activity in post-event years
  • Consumer confidence falls to two-year low
  • Think tank: Govt policy created 50k new jobs
  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
  • Nokian opens new research center for heavy duty tires in Finland
  • Fleet Complete Announces New Investment Partnership with ...
  • Atos Chosen to Deliver Finland's Next Supercomputer
  • UAE, Finland keen to share synergies
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  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
  • Malaysia - Finland ties poised for growth: Mida
  • Nokian opens new research center for heavy duty tires in Finland
  • Finland's wolf population sees up to 50 percent growth this year
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  • Statistics Finland's new population forecast comes as shock to ...
  • Helsinki expects its population to grow to 700000 by 2025
  • Arctic fox acutely endangered in Nordics
  • Biobanking in Finland: a success story
  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
  • Defence Minister says Finland exports protection to UAE, not guns
  • The world's most eco-friendly bulk carrier now operating on the ...
  • Finnish economy spurts by nearly 4%
  • The Nokia effect
  • Finnish leaders rip into US President's trade tariffs proposal
  • Finnish Foreign Ministry demands investigation into Khashoggi's death
  • One-Way Ticket: Finland to Spend Millions Deporting Refugees
  • Lines go silent in Finnish town of Salo as Microsoft shuts Nokia ...
  • The austerity delusion
  • Finnish government to fall short of economic targets, analysts say
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • Finnish public debt to fall within EU limits in 2019
  • Moody's Says Finnish Authorities Are Right to Worry About Debt
  • Draft national budget for 2018 shows Finland's debt ratio to remain ...
  • Finance Minister Orpo predicts debt level drop
  • Moody's affirms Finland's Aa1 credit rating, citing stable outlook
  • Finland's Basic Income
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
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    Finland Leaders


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  • Finland's President Doesn't Recall Talking to President Trump About ...
  • Finland's president says he never discussed raking leaves with Trump
  • Commentary: Finland takes climate change seriously. We don't rake ...

    Speaker of Parliament


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  • Secretary General Jagland meets Finnish Foreign Minister ...
  • Nassional Assembly Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva is Visiting Finland

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  • PM Sipilä: "Hopefully no more" EU exit deals to come
  • PM Sipilä: Finland not taking over Romania's EU presidency term
  • Plenković Meets with Prime Minister of Finland

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Committee of Ministers: Croatia hands over presidency to Finland
  • Need to tackle 'basic problem' in human psychology in diabetes ...
  • Irish cabinet to meet on Wednesday on Brexit developments

    Minister of Economy


  • Finland, Denmark and Germany stop arm sales to Saudi Arabia after ...
  • Also next government will face its share of unpleasant decisions ...
  • Finland Economic Affairs minister leads trade mission to Kenya

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Finland urges EU to invest in reforestation projects in Africa
  • Agriculture minister meets commissioners Hogan, Vella
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    Minister of Culture


  • Ministry wants Father's Day on par with Mother's Day
  • Student financial aid rules to ease in Finland
  • Bringing new worlds into Hebrew

    Minister of Defense


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  • Trump says Israel would be in 'big trouble' without Saudi Arabia
  • GPS jamming came from Kola, Defense Ministry in Norway confirms

    Minister of Education


  • Building on trust
  • Minister: Family leave reform a must, wage gap closure "matter of time"
  • PM Sipilä: Finland will approve draft Brexit deal

    Minister of Energy


  • Four Finns, including two high-level business executives, die in ...
  • Kenya, Finland discuss cooperation in renewable energy
  • Finland invests in IT to upgrade electricity network

    Minister of Finance


  • Minister: Family leave reform a must, wage gap closure "matter of time"
  • Dutch finance minister still doubtful about eurozone budget
  • Five Finnish party leaders ready to limit right to stage political strikes

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Four Finns, including two high-level business executives, die in ...
  • Monday's papers: Watchdog funding dispute, opioid trend worry ...
  • Questions over Russian membership to be answered as Finland ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • PM Sipilä: Finland not taking over Romania's EU presidency term
  • Turbulence In Helsinki
  • DiplomaticQuarter: Finnish ambassador keen to further strengthen ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Building on trust
  • Experts oppose gov't proposal to restrict right to assembly
  • PM Sipilä: Finland not taking over Romania's EU presidency term

    Minister of Health


  • Social affairs and health ministry in crisis, insiders tell daily
  • Finnish social and health care market shaken up by acquisitions
  • Finland Economic Affairs Minister to visit Kenya

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Finland invests in IT to upgrade electricity network
  • Finland calls for more collaboration with Namibia
  • Kenya, Finland discuss cooperation in renewable energy

    Minister of Sports


  • Four Finns, including two high-level business executives, die in ...
  • Convicts to get mini football pitch, minister says
  • Student financial aid rules to ease in Finland

    Director of State Security Service


  • Washington Asks Allies to Drop Huawei
  • The Daily 202: Trump's pattern of insulting war heroes continues ...
  • Alexei Navalny on Standing Up to Putin and His Murderous Minions

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 20
  • Finnish policewoman attempts suicide after being swindled by ...
  • Turbulence In Helsinki

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • All Points North #31: Marjukka Turunen and Risto EJ Penttilä assess ...
  • Coverage: Young women peacebuilders call for inclusion and ...
  • US Pompeo With Finland FM Timo Soini Talks Russian Challenges ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Trump says Israel would be in 'big trouble' without Saudi Arabia
  • “It's Vicious”: Trump's West Wing Housecleaning Turns Ugly in a ...
  • Turbulence In Helsinki

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Trump Dismisses Role of Climate Change in California Fires, Says ...
  • Bolton: US has invited Putin to visit White House next year
  • Perry optimistic on Eastern Europe energy markets

    Opposition


  • Friday's papers: Opposition cheers arms export ban to Saudi Arabia ...
  • Poll: SDP holds steady as Finland's most popular party
  • Trump Says Finland Prevents Wildfires by 'Raking' Forests. Finland ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Finnish consumer confidence falls to two-year low in October
  • Ministry report on foreign aid urges Finland to boost long-term ...
  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
  • Finland's GDP growth to contract over next 2 years, Nordea outlook ...
  • Finland's Zyfra to tap India
  • Finnish Business Hub brings vibrant technologies to Kazakhstan ...
  • Grand Historic Hotel to Open in Central Helsinki: Search for Luxury ...
  • Europe GDP Growth Moves Toward Zero
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    Investment

  • Nokian opens new research center for heavy duty tires in Finland
  • Fleet Complete Announces New Investment Partnership with ...
  • Atos Chosen to Deliver Finland's Next Supercomputer
  • UAE, Finland keen to share synergies
  • Pioneering Maritime Industry Event Breaking Waves Brings Leading ...
  • Cargotec invests in digital development and opens a new digital ...
  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
  • Malaysia - Finland ties poised for growth: Mida
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    Demographics

  • Finland's wolf population sees up to 50 percent growth this year
  • Minister: Family leave reform a must, wage gap closure "matter of time"
  • Statistics Finland's new population forecast comes as shock to ...
  • Helsinki expects its population to grow to 700000 by 2025
  • Arctic fox acutely endangered in Nordics
  • Biobanking in Finland: a success story
  • Startups: Finland's ray of light
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    Export/Import

  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
  • Defence Minister says Finland exports protection to UAE, not guns
  • The world's most eco-friendly bulk carrier now operating on the ...
  • Finnish economy spurts by nearly 4%
  • The Nokia effect
  • Finnish leaders rip into US President's trade tariffs proposal
  • Finnish Foreign Ministry demands investigation into Khashoggi's death
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    Public Spending

  • One-Way Ticket: Finland to Spend Millions Deporting Refugees
  • Lines go silent in Finnish town of Salo as Microsoft shuts Nokia ...
  • The austerity delusion
  • Finnish government to fall short of economic targets, analysts say
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
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    Public Debt

  • Finnish public debt to fall within EU limits in 2019
  • Moody's Says Finnish Authorities Are Right to Worry About Debt
  • Draft national budget for 2018 shows Finland's debt ratio to remain ...
  • Finance Minister Orpo predicts debt level drop
  • Moody's affirms Finland's Aa1 credit rating, citing stable outlook
  • Finland's Basic Income
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • FINLAND: Government Forms Research Team to Design Basic ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2018-08-10FIIndustrial Production YoY JUN3.50%4.60%00
    2018-08-09FIBalance of Trade JUN?-0.26B? -0.14B00
    2018-07-30FIBusiness Confidence JUL11.15
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    2018-07-27FIConsumer Confidence JUL20.801
    2018-07-24FIExport Prices YoY JUN01
    2018-07-24FIImport Prices YoY JUN01
    2018-07-24FIPPI YoY JUN3.58%01
    2018-07-24FIUnemployment Rate JUN8.50%01
    2018-07-13FICurrent Account MAY?0.1B00
    2018-07-13FIInflation Rate YoY JUN0.80%00