APN Podcast: Should jobseekers get lower benefits if they don't know Finnish?
This week the All Points North podcast explores the government's proposal to tie benefit levels to Finnish language skills.
APN Podcast: Does the Finnish school system support every child?
As schoolchildren across the country settle back into classrooms after the long summer break, APN looks into the issue of inclusion in Finnish schools.
APN Podcast: Finland's stormy summer of political scandals
The All Points North podcast reviews a summer of political turbulence in Finland as a series of racism and far-right scandals rocked the newly-formed coalition government.
APN Podcast: Dreaming of Finnish countryside life? Then swipe right
This week's episode hears about an innovative attempt to reverse Finland's rural flight. APN also catches up on make-or-break government formation talks as well as the battle to save an iconic Helsinki skatepark.
APN Podcast: Finland's English-language conundrum
This week's show hears from a group of parents fighting to keep their children in an international school, learns about an innovative attempt to reach Russian gamers, and looks ahead to Finland's cha cha chances at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
APN Podcast: Why is Finland so relaxed about kids using smartphones?
A citizen's initiative is trying to get stricter rules banning smartphone usage during the school day. The APN podcast explores the issue.
"This will decide your entire future" — English-speaking kids hampered by Finnish education bottleneck
Limited places at English-language upper secondary schools and vocational colleges leave many 15-year-olds facing stark choices when they finish 9th grade.
APN Podcast post-election special: Exit Marin, enter Orpo
Sanna Marin is set to leave the Prime Minister's office for the next four years, but what kind of government will replace hers? The All Points North podcast looks at all the issues arising from Finland's parliamentary election.
APN podcast: How happy is Finland?
This week All Points North asks if urban planning makes Finland a happier place to live, hears how Finland's protracted Nato accession has suddenly gathered pace, and counts down to parliamentary elections.
APN podcast: Finland's international talent brain drain
This week All Points North asks why many international students and foreign workers in Finland say they are planning to leave in the near future.
Mortgage interest uncertainty weighing on your mind? Here's how to manage the costs
The main Euribor rates have been rising for over a year, before a dramtic drop on Tuesday, and that has translated into increased costs for borrowers in Finland.
APN Podcast: Intercultural stem cell donors needed
Stem cell treatments can save lives — but the chances of success are greatest if the donor is a close genetic match for the patient. If the patient's parents are from different countries, that match gets more difficult to find.
APN podcast: Finland flunks Finnish teaching selection
Finnish schools have separate Finnish-language teaching for students who need extra help — but often pupils are sent there when they don't need it.
APN podcast: Will Finland join Nato without Sweden?
This week's show asks if Finland can complete Nato accession without its Nordic neighbour, delves into the government’s energy subsidies, and learns more about Finland’s mysterious naming committee.
APN podcast: Is Finland losing the disinformation war?
This week's show looks into THL's decision to quit Twitter, ponders a feisty start to the 2023 parliamentary election campaign, and learns about life in Lapland during the long polar night.
Partygate, Nato, and Russia: The most-read Yle News stories of 2022
From drug-testing Prime Ministers to dramatic moves in foreign policy, here are the stories that drew the largest audiences in 2022.
APN podcast: Is Migri fit for purpose?
Yle News' podcast turns its spotlight onto how the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) processes permits for foreign nationals, as government ministers join calls for the agency to be reformed.
APN podcast: Is Finland seeing increased extremism?
This week Yle News' podcast probes the significance of Independence Day protests and learns that some long Covid patients in Finland are telling doctors they're depressed to access benefits.
APN podcast: "The house was stone cold"
This week APN hears about a listener's troubles with their energy supplier. We also ask if boycotting the World Cup in Qatar makes sense and if labour immigration is the panacea Finnish politicians are hoping it will be.
APN podcast: Is Finland's attitude towards China changing?
Yle News' podcast hears about Finland's evolving view on China and learns what a Finnair carbon offset project looks like on the ground in India.
APN podcast: Has Finland's immigrant employment rate really risen?
This week All Points North hears about increased efforts to find jobs for foreigners in Finland and also discovers the origins and effects of "Rally English."
APN podcast: Why is Finland no longer top of the class?
This week's show asks what has happened to the Finnish education miracle, hears tough talk from Finland's political leaders, and catches up with efforts to save a highly-endangered seal.
APN podcast: Who wins, who loses when groceries cost more?
This week's show finds out how social media is impacting family size in Finland and explores the country's supermarket duopoly, which is one of the most concentrated in the world.
APN podcast: Gas and tourists—Making sense of Finland's relationship with Russia
On this week's show, we follow the trail of Finland's gas shipments from Russia and ask why Finland is still granting visas to Russian tourists.
APN podcast: Is Finland teaching Finnish to foreigners the right way?
This week's show looks into how adult immigrants learn Finnish in Finland, hears about internship challenges for international students and looks ahead to Finland's biggest film festival.
APN podcast: Is English enough in Finland?
All Points North hears about some of the struggles Ukrainians face at a reception centre in rural Finland, and also asks what is being done to help foreigners into jobs.
APN Podcast: Finland's autumn of discontent
With inflation rates and energy prices rising to record levels, severe staff shortages in the healthcare sector, and Finland's Nato accession reaching a critical juncture, All Points North looks ahead to an autumn of domestic turmoil.