Kateus vie kalat vedestä, sanoo suomalainen sananlasku. Harva myöntää kadehtivansa ketään tai mitään. Onko kateus turhaan parjattu tunne?
The Helsinki District Court has slapped a fine 1,200-euro on the head of a private Helsinki design school for retracting its offer of a place to a deaf applicant. The court found the institution and its principal guilty of discrimination but the defendants say they are considering an appeal.
A fresh survey has shown a big jump in the number of respondents who believe the world will be less secure in five years time than it is now. Two out of three Finns now hold that view, compared to just 56 percent last year.
Finns are struggling to get by financially, a survey conducted for Yle by economic development agency Taloustutkimus shows. A third of respondents say that the number one thing that would increase the quality of their lives is money. Those for whom money was not an issue said that lack of free time was their top hang-up.
Thursday's papers featured reactions to news that trade union and business leaders abandoned talks about the so-called social contract – are government-planned austerity laws the remaining alternative? Helsingin Sanomat published results of a survey about the levels of trust that Finns have in institutions like government, the church and the media.
A survey from banking group Nordea says that Finns plan to spend just over 500 euros on Christmas this year. The figure seems to have stabilized after two years of steep falls.
KHL:ssä vanha sananlasku ”mikään ei toimi, kaikki järjestyy” pitää Jokerien varustepäällikön Esa Maunulan mukaan paikkansa.
Finland’s newspapers on Wednesday featured a story about a Finns Party MP who criticised Sweden for their migrant policy, female MPs complain of receiving lewd messages from public, and a sizeable increase in Helsinki regional transport ticket prices.
Nyt kaikki pojanviikarit ja tytöntylleröt tarkkana. Sadat sanat ja sanonnat ovat syntyneet ja kuihtuneet vuosikymmenten kuluessa. Mitkä pitäisi elvyttää?
The private sector business lobby EK has called for officials to fast-track asylum decisions, saying that a more efficient process could save close to 100 million euros. The organisation said that a quicker process would ensure that migrants get more rapid access to integration programmes and job opportunities.
Tuesday's newspapers included an interview with President Sauli Niinistö on his way to Turkey. Government savings causes Independence Day celebrations to be cancelled at Finnish agencies around the world. Three young boys rescue man from cold water, death in northern Karelia.
Thursday’s papers devoted quite a few pages to the reported hunger strike threat by asylum seekers in Lahti. Russian media warning citizens with children not to travel to Finland, saying authorities could abduct them. Man given nine year jail sentence for raping 27 seniors between the ages of 74 and 100.
Finland's dailies carry news centering largely around responses to the shameful KKK incident in Lahti last Thursday, both domestic and international. While the UN asked tough questions about Finland's circumstances, Finnish war veterans are urging people to sue for peace.
After weeks of virtually non-stop front page coverage about the migrants arriving to the country, Finnish papers were a bit less homogenous on Monday. However, many migrants and asylum seeker stories were still featured. Interior Minister Petteri Orpo was quoted in Verkkouutiset this morning saying that if Europe-wide solutions to the asylum seeker crisis were not reached soon, closing the Finnish border remains a possibility. The last relative of historic leader Gustaf Mannerheim living in Finland has died at age 50. Forests of Espoo were filled with more than a hundred people on Sunday, searching for a woman who disappeared nearly two weeks ago.
Finns Party leader Timo Soini has said in a statement that he hopes unions and employers will come up with an alternative to a package of holiday and pay cuts announced earlier this week. The package was heavily criticised as targeting women, low paid workers and shift workers in particular.
The topic that dominated nearly all publications Friday are stories about the influx of asylum seekers and their effect on Finland and Europe. A new study finds that Finns are increasingly using illicit drugs. Interested in helping to break the world record for the largest number of skinny dippers? Then a beach in Helsinki is the place to be on Saturday.
President Sauli Niinistö has weighed in on the ongoing debate about refugees arriving in Finland. Several towns have refused to host asylum reception centres, but the president says Finland must accept its responsibilities.
Finland's dailies start off Thursday with news of a mistranslated Russian quote attributed to President Niinistö, a Finns Party list blaming various people for allegedly inciting hate speech and the government allowing businesses to determine their own opening hours.
Each of Finland's top dailies runs stories of "disappointment" and "failure" over the government's flopped attempt to reach a labour market accord – and its consequences. Other top stories involve news of as many as 15,000 asylum seekers being admitted into the country, promises of warming weather and the events of the annual Night of the Arts.