Wednesday, 24 April, 2019
  • Number of unemployed jobseekers decreases in March

    Number of unemployed jobseekers decreases in March

    A total of 238,300 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices at the end of March. The number was 25,800 fewer than a year earlier, said a government press release on Wednesday. The...

  • Rinne elected speaker of parliament

    Rinne elected speaker of parliament

    The parliament on Wednesday elected Antti Rinne as the Speaker of Parliament, said the parliament in a press release. Rinne bagged 187 votes during the plenary session. Rinne is also the chair of Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue (Social Democratic...

  • Baltic princess cancels departure from Turku

    Baltic princess cancels departure from Turku

    Cruise ship Baltic Princess which operates on Turku-Stockholm route on Wednesday experienced a technical problem with electricity system, said AS Tallink Grupp in a bulletin. The ship had to skip the stop at Mariehamn at 13:35...

  • Suspected breach of election law under investigation

    Suspected breach of election law under investigation

    A suspected violation of the election law has been reported to the Parliamentary Ombudsman, reported Kaleva, a Finnish language daily. The police are investigating the incident as distortion of election results. According to the report, a dozen...

  • Oulu sexual abuse trial begins

    Oulu sexual abuse trial begins

    The District Court of Oulu on Monday began the trial of one of the men accused of sexual abuse of an underage girl, reported national broadcaster Yle. A 21-year-old man from Afghanistan was arraigned before the...

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Suspected breach of election law under investigation

A suspected violation of the election law has been reported to the Parliamentary Ombudsman, reported Kaleva, a Finnish language daily. The...

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NASA's InSight lander detects first likely Marsquake

NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever what appears to be a "Marsquake," NASA...

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Neymar to be fit at Copa America: Tite

Brazil captain Neymar has enough time to be in peak condition for the Copa America after a foot injury, national...

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Oscar Foreign Language Film Award renamed Int'l Feature Film Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that the Foreign Language Film category name of the Academy...

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