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Yle offers more TV news in English

Yle now broadcasts TV news in English every day of the week at 3:05 pm on Yle TV1.

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As the television broadcast makes the change from a five- to a seven-day per week format, the five-minute news in English shifted from the previous 11:05 am time slot to a new afternoon broadcast time of 3:05 pm.

The online Yle news service will continue publishing up-to-date domestic news on the yle.fi/news pages.

In addition, Yle News will continue to broadcast daily English-language updates on the FM airwaves on Yle Mondo and Yle Radio 1.

All TV and radio broadcasts can also be accessed from Yle’s online service, Areena.

The English-language news service from Yle reports on Finnish domestic news, keeping both residents and visitors informed on national and local concerns throughout Finland.

Yle’s English language TV news coverage began in 1999 during Finland's first EU Presidency.

 

New broadcast times

Yle's English language news services are as follows from May 13, 2013:

TV:      

Yle TV1: 3:05 pm (5 min),  Mon-Sun

Radio: 

Yle Radio 1: 3:55 pm (3 min),  Mon-Sun

Yle Mondo: 3.30 pm (2 min 30 sec),  Mon-Fri and 3:29 pm (3 min 30 sec), Sat-Sun

Online:

yle.fi/news

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