A new poll has found that Finnish mortgage customers feel better placed to cope with a possible rise in interest repayments than they did last year. Wider efforts to save, and an increase in fixed-rate or capped loans, are behind the change, according to loan provider Hypo.
Finnish dairy giant dismisses the findings as “impossible” and “incomprehensible” as Russian consumer officials consider whether to ban the import of Finnish lactose-free products. The allergy-friendly goods are currently exempt from a Russian embargo on western food imports.
The Finnish Museums Association is planning to introduce a multiple-entry museum card that will allow the holder to visit all of the country’s participating museums. The proposed one-card system will set visitors back 54 euros a piece.
Inflamed relations between the supplier and operator of the long-delayed Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant worsened this week as both sides upped the ante in their ongoing compensation battle. Earlier this week TVO ratcheted up estimated costs and losses due to project delays to 2.3 billion euros, while Areva’s new claim reached 3.5 billion euros Friday.
Education Minister Krista Kiuru and the head of the teachers’ union OAJ have offered condolences to the family and friends of the victim and the Utsjoki community following Friday’s fatal school stabbing.