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Finland opens up and attracts 60 Spanish nurses a move to assist  the high unemployment back home

Wednesday, 02 May 2012
Finnish public health authorities in the south-west of the country are hiring Spanish nurses to help fill a shortfall in healthcare workers.

Finnish far right party continues to face alienation while support for SDP increases

Monday, 30 April 2012
The Finnish far right party, TrueFinns, is finding it hard to reverse the fortunes it enjoyed earlier that gave it a large win in the last election. A new opinion poll out show that the Finnish people seems to be fade up with the party’s continued racist tone and seem to be withholding support for the party – at least in the open.

Are Finnish people turning the back on their far right party, True Finns?

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
It looks like the Finnish people are openly rejecting their far right views by withdrawing support from the True Finn party. This is because reports show that the support for the party radical ideas seems to be putting supporters off – some what!

Over 200,000 Finnish people face debt recovery

Friday, 06 April 2012
A total of 213,000 private Finnish individuals faced debt recovery proceedings at the end of last year.

Rwandan genocide convict to seek Supreme Court ruling

Saturday, 31 March 2012
An Appeals Court in Helsinki has upheld the life sentence handed down to a former Rwandan preacher for his role in the genocide in his home country in 1994.


Finland has the youngest moms among the Nordic region

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Finland has the lowest number of women giving birth at age 35 or older in the Nordic region, finds a study by the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

Finnish phone exports to France collapse

Monday, 26 March 2012
Finnish exports of phones to France collapsed by 69 percent in 2011, according to fresh figures from the National Board of Customs. The value of phone exports to France stood at 48 million euros last year, whereas in 2008 it topped 300 million.


Where north meet south: New Zealand Minister labelled Finns: uneducated, unemployed

Sunday, 25 March 2012
An interest row has broken between New Zealand and Finland as New Zealand Transport Minister, Gerry Brownlee, described the Finns as a nation of uneducated, unemployed people with a high murder rate and little respect for women, in a recent parliamentary debate. The Finns have reacted in an angry manner.


Non - Finnish language speakers, a very fast growing minority and must not be ignored

Sunday, 18 March 2012
An increasing number of people living in Finland have a mother tongue other than Finnish, Swedish or Sami. In fact, the country will soon boast of a large number of non native speakers to the number of the current Swedish-speaking Finns.

Finns believe in no heaven or hell – once dead that is it!

Wednesday, 14 March 2012
A shrinking number of Finns believes in life after death, according to the research institute of Finland’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. A third of Finns say there is no hereafter, writes the Christian newspaper Kotimaa.

The Finns want to keep alcohol retail Monopoly

Friday, 09 March 2012
The Finnish people have thrown their support to Alko, the state owned monopoly that retail alcohol in the country.






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