A Finnish NGO has launched a new gender-neutral symbol for use on bathroom doors. The organisation says the symbol is meant to indicate that people who identify as either male or female or neither can feel free to use the amenities.
Thursday's papers include stories about the wealthy retired Finns living in Portugal, a(nother) troubled project to extend the Helsinki metro system, and a novel way to combat a labour shortage in south-west Finland.
Finland's battle for gender equality took a step forward last year, when for the first time ever more men were sterilised than women.
Turku shipyard, which is owned by the German firm Meyer, has a two-tier labour market, according to reports from regional authorities seen by Yle. According to the reports some foreign workers are paid lower salaries, and not adequately compensated for overtime.
It might not be the warmest summer on record, but Finland is set to finally see the end of the winter ice on one of its most famous lakes this week. Kilpisjärvi still had about 67 centimetres of ice on 10 June, but that should go in the coming days.