Finland Today

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:26:20 +0000
A Large Free Parking Lot Becomes a Paid Parking Lot Near the Center of Helsinki
The conversion of parking spaces into paid spaces is based on the City of Helsinki's policy to convert all long-term free parking spaces in and around the city center into paid spaces.

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 10:35:42 +0000
Helsinki’s Famous Walking Route Around Töölönlahti Closed for the Rest of the Year
The Töölönlahti route is closed for the rest of the year. This is due to roadwork.

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 13:20:55 +0000
New Year Sees Public Transport Inspection Fee Rise to €100
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Transport and Communications decided to amend the regulation on the inspection fee for public transport in the HSL area.

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 10:08:12 +0000
Strike Leaves Snowy Roads Unplowed in Helsinki
Drivers are advised to use normal caution as roads may be slippery. Travel times may also be longer than usual.

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 15:26:36 +0000
Government Closes Entire Eastern Border for Two Weeks; PM Orpo: Russia Created It. It Can End It.
The decision means that all border crossing points on the land border between Finland and Russia will be closed until December 13.

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Sat, 02 Dec 2023 12:02:20 +0200
Niinistö: China plans to cooperate in gas pipeline investigation
Niinistö also posits that Russia's intention to divide the West's support of Ukraine may have the opposite effect, and end up bolstering support for Ukraine.

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 17:45:21 +0200
Turku court reduces Burger King knife wielder's sentence
The offence was the 25-year-old man's first criminal conviction in Finland.

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 16:30:43 +0200
Interior Ministry places movement restrictions on Inkoo port area
The port area is currently home to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal ship.

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:45:51 +0200
Doctor explains cold weather penis protection after skiers suffer intimate injuries
A cross country ski race in Finnish Lapland generated global headlines after two athletes ended the competition with frozen penises.

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:04:34 +0200
November was colder than average
Temperatures in Finland plunged over recent weeks.