A long-awaited victory for Tampere's local team in the national ice hockey league - and the all-night celebrations that followed - get widespread coverage this morning. Elsewhere there are stories about how a boom in house-building represents a recovery for the construction industry, but is still failing to keep up with demand. And a cafe owner who was fined for not printing a receipt for a customer who didn't want one has finally won his appeal at the administrative court - forcing the bureaucrats into a climbdown.
This Thursday Finland's dailies look at a Helsinki imam's views on physical contact, security guards in reception centres, the Prime Minister's analysis of the state of the nation and female war veterans soon outnumbering men.
Eduskunnan varapuhemiehen Paula Risikon (kok.) mahdollinen ehdokkuus kokoomuksen puheenjohtajaksi puhuttaa jälleen. Perjantaina asian nostivat esille Aamulehti ja Helsingin Sanomat.
Print media in Finland responded on Wednesday to the centre-right government's latest plan to create a balanced budget with tough austerity.
Asiakaspalveluhenkilöstöä vähennetään 28:lla ja mainostuotannosta 9 henkilöä.
Tuotanto on kokonaan seis UPM:n Tervasaaren tehtaalla Valkeakoskella. Työntekijät palaavat töihin perjantaina aamulla.
Stories in today's print press include a look at whether young immigrants can help solve Finland's problem of an ageing population and maintaining public service costs, Tampere's vision for a string of artificial islands on its waterfront, and the revelations by former Keva director Merja Ailus that her ex-husband intentionally ruined her career and reputation.
Tampereen kansi- ja areenahankkeen toteuttajaksi valittu SRV neuvottelee parhaillaan sijoittajien kanssa hankkeen rahoituksesta. SRV:n varatoimitusjohtajan, Timo Niemisen mukaan Harry Harkimo ei ole tällä hetkellä mukana neuvotteluissa.
It was widely reported in the press Wednesday that an Amnesty International report to be released today levels criticism at Finland for not doing enough to root out violence against women.
Aamulehden saamien tietojen mukaan Harry Harkimo lähtisi hankkeeseen osaomistamansa Starsquad-yhtiön kautta.
This Thursday Finnish print media widely covers President Sauli Niinistö's parliamentary term opening speech. Headlines also deal with the continuing aftermath of electricity supplier Caruna's price hikes and the environmental implications of a St. Petersburg landfill. Meanwhile, children from different cultural backgrounds get along famously in a Tampere school.
Finland's newspapers on Thursday include a number-crunching article which found that asylum seekers commit rape less often than foreign men already living in Finland. Aamulehti newspaper shows municipal tax rates make some areas more expensive than others – but the areas aren't where one first might think. Finnish health authority issues Latin America travel warning to pregnant women due to a Zika virus outbreak.
The newspapers of Finland on Wednesday featured revelations in the Aamulehti paper that a few members of the Tampere division of the street-patrolling Soldiers of Odin have earlier been convicted of abuse and other crimes. According to several papers a new biker gang is setting up shop in Finland. And the Minister of Transport and Communications says Posti may end up reducing mail delivery days.
Items in the Finnish newspaper press on Monday ranged from the costs to society of leaving some members behind, to warnings of extremely slippery roads. Refugees and a stranded pup also made it into the papers today.
Tuesday's newspapers include stories on a surprise windfall for the municipality of Helsinki, recommendations to eat less red meat, and the strange attraction of abandoned Ladas to Finnish enthusiasts.
The newspapers on Monday: While it appears that military alliances between Sweden and Finland are strengthening, it also looks like Finland would not follow Sweden into NATO membership – at least not yet, HBL writes. Aamulehti announced that renewing a drivers' license will become easier in the New Year, with the start of an online renewal system. A Turku man departed for work last Thursday morning and hasn't been seen since.
Newspapers on Tuesday featured development in the story about the two Iraqi asylum seeker twin brothers in Finland accused of executing 11 people in Iraq and suspected of membership in terrorist group Islamic State. Helsingin Sanomat reports police in Iraq had already investigated the brothers before their departure. Aamulehti reports that asylum seekers are increasingly arriving to Finland from Germany via car ferries. Evening tabloid Iltalehti asked National Coalition Party MP why he was napping during budget discussions in Parliament on Monday.
Valtiovarainministeri Alexander Stubb (kok.) sanoi lauantaina puuttuvansa välittömästi ja voimakkaasti ministeriönsä viestintään, koska hän oli tyytymätön hallintarekisterilain tiedotukseen. Valtioneuvoston viestintäjohtaja Markku Mantilan mukaan ministeriön viestintää johtaa aina ministeri.
OP-ryhmän pääjohtajan Reijo Karhisen mielestä hallintarekisteri on ollut prosessina huono alusta alkaen.
Kokosimme yhteen hallintarekisterikohun uusimmat käänteet.