A front bringing summer-like temperatures will arrive over Lapland already Monday, but will reach the rest of the country only later in the week.
Finnish Customs and postal service providers were inundated with 15 million letters and packages from online Chinese retailers last year, a market that is growing by 50 percent each year.
As the economy improves and household savings rates stand at an historic low, more and more Finns are choosing to fund their consumer spending with borrowed money. Finland's central bank warns that interest rates will rise before long, so consumers should be careful with ever-expanding opportunities for easy credit.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman is looking into a complaint filed over a majority-female committee appointed to tackle the issue of freedom of choice in the government’s ambitious social and health service overhaul. An NGO promoting equality for men says the group's composition violates provisions of Finnish equality law.
Researchers in Finland have successfully created a batch of single-cell protein by combining electricity and carbon dioxide, a revolutionary new development that can be used in food and animal feed applications.