The evacuation of all 200 passengers began on Sunday afternoon and ended in the early evening.
We go through the government’s plan for 2021 budget in detail.
The Finnish National Agency for Education defines the mistake as a human error.
Tens of thousands of households were without electricity on Thursday morning as Aila storm sweeps through the country.
Here’s the full list of countries from where travelers can and cannot enter Finland without self-quarantine.
Posti Group Oyj aims to cut jobs from about 130 people to save costs and manage losses.
The Koronavilkku app was released on August 31 to help break infection chains in the coronavirus pandemic. At this writing, it has been downloaded 1.5 million times.
“As many as several hundred people have participated in the events.”
This weekend banking services of Nordea and OP will have interruptions when their IT systems will be maintained.
Finland has decided to take part in the joint EU agreement to purchase coronavirus vaccines.
However, events or gatherings can exceed 50 people if the organizers can follow the guidelines set by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The Finnish government has decided to reintroduce travel restrictions on many countries.
View the gallery of the refurbished landmark.
“I will take a test for the coronavirus and transfer to remote working,” Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Twitter on Tuesday morning.
Here are the occasions we know about so far.
The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends wearing a face mask in public transport, on the way to a coronavirus test and when one is waiting for the test result while moving outside the home.
Finland to Introduce Mandatory Coronavirus Test and Quarantine for Travelers From High-Risk Countries
Failure to respect the two-week quarantine would be penalized with a fine or up to three months in prison.
Turku becomes the first city in Finland to recommend wearing face mask when traveling with public transport. However, the data supporting the benefits of wearing a cloth mask are limited.
The responsibility in keeping the pandemic in control in Finland is now mostly on the shoulders of citizens and visitors.
The coronavirus pandemic situation in Finland is stable, according to the latest assessment by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
Expectations of one’s own and Finland’s economy strengthened in July compared to June, according to the latest consumer confidence survey released by Statistics Finland on Monday.
Hundreds of new city bikes are going to be available in the city center from the last week of July.
According to the new numbers released on Monday, there are 7,398 confirmed coronavirus infections in Finland.
An option to purchase an empty adjacent seat is another effort to tackle the coronavirus spread.
HSL will introduce changes to certain routes in an effort to cut operating costs in the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The new restrictions will come into effect on Monday, July 27.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin (the SDP) is going to begin her vacation on Thursday.
During 2019, for the first time, more contactless payments were made than card payments with a PIN code, according to the Bank of Finland.
The new numbers, according to THL, do not reflect a rapid daily increase in infections.
Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to begin operating one weekly flight as of July 23 between Helsinki and Shanghai.
In negotiations on the European Union’s massive spending package to fight the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Finland reached many of its objectives.
The Henley Passport Index is the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.
The hand grenade was found among the recycled items that had arrived for sale.
One person was injured in an explosion during maintenance work at the Helsinki City Theatre on Monday afternoon. View pictures of the police operation.
The rescue department located two fire spots. The larger comprised about 44 hectares.
This week the weather will become cooler. Rains, winds and thunders are ahead for the entire country.
Finland opens borders for more countries. Recommendations for remote work to be removed as well as the age restriction to avoid physical contact.
Sunny weather and temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius or more will prevail in Finland this week.
Here are the latest statistics for the coronavirus outbreak.
A group of teenagers turned violent against the police who were on a mission to break up a mass brawl at the Hietaniemi beach between the night of Friday and Saturday.
Here’s our guide to Midsummer.
The weather for this week can be described with one word: hot.
Hot weather is likely in most parts of the country from Friday through Sunday and after that.
The driverless bus is set to begin rolling in Helsinki’s Pasila district on Wednesday.
Most of the days until Sunday are likely to be sunny and very warm.
Matti Vanhanen is currently the speaker of the parliament. He is also the former prime minister, who served between 2003-2010.
His video tour will begin in Taipalsaari and Tampere on Wednesday, and on Friday he will open a remote connection to Suonenjoki and Seinäjoki.
The weekend forecast is looking rainy and windy.
On Thursday morning, spray-painted slogans against racism greeted the chief sacristan of the Helsinki Cathedral parish.
Over 3,000 People Join the Black Lives Matter Protest in Helsinki; ‘I am So Very Proud of Finland,’ Says Organizer
“I am in shock that so many people attended,” says Andrea Moukoko, one of the organizers.
During the last period (May 25–31 2020) no new cases were reported in eight hospital districts.
The rumble in the sky heard in various parts of the country on Thursday salute the Flag Day of the Finnish Defence Forces.
In support of the impassioned rallies across the U.S., a Black Lives Matter march is to take place in Helsinki on Wednesday.
As the government eases restrictions and summer begins, bars in Helsinki welcome people to their sun-lit terraces.
The Police Officers Who Were Injured After an Explosive Went Off Have Been Released From the Hospital
The officers were injured after an explosive went off when they during the call opened the door to the apartment. Later a man, 41, was found dead in the apartment.
The City of Helsinki is preparing to transform the Senate Square into a new commercial meeting space in the summer.
The layoffs concern all employees in Finland, about 6,100.
13 students are exposed to the virus and have been transferred to home quarantine on Tuesday where they will continue learning through remote connections.
11 Students Transferred to Quarantine in Mäntsälä After Staff Member of the School Contracts Coronavirus
The school has taken measures against the virus by, for example, marking the floors with tape.
Restaurants and cafeterias are going to be open on June 1. On Tuesday, the government told us about the details.
A total of 17 students and four teachers have been exposed to the virus and are now in home quarantine.
The Finnish Air Force will undertake two live air exercises in the following weeks.
All government ministers switched to remote work yesterday by the decision of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (the SDP) as a precautionary measure.
Two Ministers of the Finnish Government Possibly Exposed to the Coronavirus; The Government Begins Remote Work
The ministers in question have been in the same space with a person who is suspected of being infected with the coronavirus.
Here’s a list of the measures to be lifted.
The police will be monitoring the restrictions regarding gatherings and food and beverage service establishments in a visible manner on May Day.
The government’s decision is based on health authorities’ assessment; the restrictions to tackle the coronavirus spread are going to be lifted on early childhood education and care and those on primary and lower secondary education.
According to the Finnish Immigration Service MIGRI, the incomers will mostly be children without a guardian and single-parent families.
The National Veterans’ Day is honored by a virtual choir, by the state leadership and by the Finnish Defence Forces.
A worker at the prime minister’s official residence was possibly exposed for the coronavirus. As a precautionary measure, Prime Minister Marin was tested.
As a coronavirus precaution, the staff of the Helsinki zoo will now keep their distance to the numerous tigers and monkeys on the island.
“My hope is that, like always, the crowning of Manta could mark the beginning of vappu, while also bringing joy to the vappu at-home celebrations,” says Mayor Jan Vapaavuori of Helsinki.
As a precautionary measure, Prime Minister Sanna Marin will continue her work using remote access arrangements.
The government has decided to ban public gatherings and events of over 500 people until July 31.
Today, the government is to make preliminary plans for lifting restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. However, summer festivals could be banned.
The number of deaths has risen significantly because the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District has released statistics of the fatalities in its nursing homes.
The number of infections has grown by 85, since our last update on Sunday.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin (the SDP) and Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization WHO talked on the phone of the international virus situation.
The number of infections has grown by 120, since our last update on Thursday.
In the Finnish government’s point of view: “The WHO is leading the global effort to prepare for and respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Many parts of Finland were covered in snow on Thursday morning.