This news page includes recent Finnish news headlines, articles, and citations from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles about Finland and Helsinki are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
Estonia: Danske Bank branch must close over alleged fraud
HELSINKI (AP) - Estonia's financial watchdog says the local branch of Danske Bank must close after the financial group admitted that massive sums of money from Russia and former Soviet states had been laundered through the subsidiary. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019.
How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland
How Louis Houenoude went from being a barber shop sign painter in Benin to having an exhibition in Finland.
BBC News. Sunday, 17 Feb 2019.
WATCH: Northern Lights dance across sky over Finland
A photographer captured the Northern Lights dancing across the night sky in Finnish Lapland.
ABC News. Thursday, 14 Feb 2019.
In the N.H.L., Finland Is Now Here, There and Everywhere
A country of 5.5 million people is providing the league with a golden generation of young players, including Mikko Rantanen and Patrik Laine.
New York Times. Thursday, 14 Feb 2019.
Finnish top diplomat says important to keep Russia in Council of Europe
Finnish foreign minister Timo Soin pointed out that Helsinki currently presided over the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
Tass. Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019.
Lavrov praises Moscow-Helsinki dialogue
The Russian top diplomat says relations between Russia and Finland are developing well despite sanctions
Tass. Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019.
YouTube star, 21, says more than 10 police officers arrested him at airport
Ally Law, 21, from Southampton, was arrested at Gatwick Airport by a group of officers at the departure gate as he was preparing to board a flight to Helsinki, Finland on Wednesday last week.
Daily Mail. Monday, 11 Feb 2019.
Finnish volunteers in SS units took part in WWII Nazi atrocities, Finland says
After an Israeli historian's appeal to Finland's president to examine murder of Jews, country's state archives look into the role of Finns in the Waffen-SS drive eastward in 1941-3
Times of Israel. Sunday, 10 Feb 2019.
Finland basic income trial left people 'happier but jobless'
Although people ended up happier, the government hoped it would help the unemployed to find work.
BBC News. Friday, 8 Feb 2019.
Universal basic income trial in Finland fails to help unemployed people back to work
Money did not appear to spur the recipients on to seek work more, researchers say
The Independent. Friday, 8 Feb 2019.
Why Sweden marks Sami National Day today
On February 6th, Sami National Day is celebrated across Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia.
The Local. Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019.
Uniper makes fresh start with top owner Fortum, raising M&A hopes
Uniper on Tuesday said it would start fresh talks with its biggest shareholder, Finland's Fortum, about future cooperation, renewing investor hopes that there could be a full takeover of the German energy group.
Reuters. Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019.
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