Tuesday, 19 March, 2019
  • 14 killed in road mishaps in February

    14 killed in road mishaps in February

    At least 14 people were killed and 305 others injured in 225 separate road accidents across the country in February, according to Statistics Finland.   The number of persons killed was six higher and that of...

  • Majority Finns want gov't action to curb climate change

    Majority Finns want gov't action to curb climate change

    Majority of Finns believe that mitigation of climate change and development of a low-emission society should be one of the top priority of the next government. Furthermore, a growing numbers of Finns have also changed their...

  • Stora Enso to cut up to 400 jobs in Oulu paper mill

    Stora Enso to cut up to 400 jobs in Oulu paper mill

    Forest product company, Stora Enso has started co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland regarding a plan to convert the paper mill into packaging board production and the closure of paper machine 6...

  • Hundreds nabbed for breaking traffic safety rules

    Hundreds nabbed for breaking traffic safety rules

    The police intensified traffic surveillance in a nationwide campaign last week, said the police in a bulletin. The police found a large number of passengers riding in the front and back seats of vehicles without using...

  • Utrecht shooting suspect in custody, motive still unclear

    Utrecht shooting suspect in custody, motive still unclear

    The man suspected of shooting three people dead and injuring five others on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning has been arrested, local police said.    The arrest coincided with the...

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National

Hundreds nabbed for breaking traffic safety rules

The police intensified traffic surveillance in a nationwide campaign last week, said the police in a bulletin. The police found a...

Europe

Worldwide

Death toll in cyclone-induced floods reaches 98 in Zimbabwe

The death toll from tropical cyclone Idai induced floods in Zimbabwe has risen to 98 with 217 missing, the government...

Business

Sports

Japan's Olympic chief Takeda to resign on charge of corruption

The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda on Tuesday said he would resign from both that post...

Weather

Travel

HSL to introduce new transport zones, tickets in April

The pricing of public transport tickets in the Helsingin seudun liikenne (Helsinki Regional Transport Authority)- HSL area will fundamentally change...

Culture

Education

Role of early childhood education enhanced

The importance of early childhood education (ECE) was highlighted at a two-day international convention which concluded on Friday in Espoo,...