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20160503_TUESDAY_PAPERS

Tuesday's papers: Lowdown on employment cuts, hospital misconduct cover-up, homeowner fears army invasion

Agreement will likely be reached this week over far-reaching cuts to the employment terms and conditions of two million workers in Finland. But what will the changes mean? Helsingin Sanomat explains. Elsewhere, there are more revelations over a long-running cover-up of malpractice at a Turku geriatric hospital, and the story of a man in Sipoo who fled when armed commandos stormed his island - only to discover that it was just an army training exercise.

20160513_FRIDAY_PAPERS

Monday’s papers: Hope for former Microsoft workers, but money problems on the rise elsewhere

Today’s front pages include an attempt to cheer up the hundreds of workers whose jobs were axed by Microsoft last week, with happy stories of people successfully changing career. Elsewhere the picture is less rosy, as online peer-to-peer loans are claimed to be behind record levels of people in financial difficulty. And the US ambassador, in post for just under a year, gives Ilta-Sanomat his views on why Finland should see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Microsoftin työntekijöitä Metro-Areenalla Espoossa keskiviikkona.

Thursday’s papers: Wall to wall Microsoft, Talvivaara shutdown not a slam dunk

Thursday’s print dailies devote extensive real estate to dissecting the decision by software giant Microsoft to shed more than 1,300 jobs in Finland, particularly the impact on the cities most affected by the job cuts. Papers also note that the government’s call to pull the plug on publicly-funded life support for the troubled Talvivaara mining operation isn't necessarily the start of the mine's final chapter.

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