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Heavy Rains for Saturday | Finland Today | News in English

A low-pressure area will bring heavy rains to Finland on Saturday. Especially the southern and southeastern parts, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute, can expect over 40 millimeters of rain. Gusty winds are also expected, and in an earlier forecast stormy winds were also possible in the southern parts, but …

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Warm June ends with storm gusts

June was record warm in about half of Finland’s long-term observation sites, according to the statistics of the Finnish Meteorological Institute. “The record temperatures focused on the western half of the country, where the deviation from normal was up to 4-5 degrees,” said meteorologist Pauli Jokinen. The temperatures were closest …

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Herttuatar Camilla, 72, satutti selkänsä balettia treenatessaan

Herttuatar Camilla kertoi rakkaudestaan balettitanssiin radiohaastattelussa. Herttuatar Camilla osaa olla vitsikäs. Hän iski silmää edustustilaisuudessa viime kesänä. Herttuatar Camilla vieraili BBC Radio 5 Liven The Emma Barnett Show’ssa. Etukäteen nauhoitettu haastattelu tuli eetteristä Britanniassa kuluneella viikolla. Haastattelussa Camilla äityi vertaamaan haastattelussa aviomiestään, tulevaa kuningasta, prinssi Charlesia, 71, vuoheen. Tarkemmin ottaen …

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HS: Pekka Haavisto facing two police charges over al-Hol handling

Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) talks to reporters outside Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, 29th August 2019 / Credit: TPK Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) is facing two police charges over his handling of the al-Hol refugee situation, according to Helsingin Sanomat. The newspaper reports that Haavisto will be charged with breach …

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11 minutes in cities, 55 in rural areas

A TASK FORCE appointed by the National Police Board has presented its report on police response times to Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo (Greens). Establishing maximum police response times – the time it takes police officers to arrive at the scene of an incident after a call – …

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Helsinki Photo Festival 2020 themed on trust

Published : 10 Jul 2020, 02:59 Updated : 10 Jul 2020, 10:48 The works of Helsinki Photo Festival’s 2020 edition are on display at the Stoa Cultural Centre in Itäkeskus as well as at the inner yard and on the Museokatu-Töölönkatu Wall of the National Museum of Finland. The theme …

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5 syytä syödä enemmän kuitua

Kuiturikas ruokavalio pidentää elinikää, mutta silti suurin osa suomalaisista saa liian vähän kuitua. Suomalaisten suositusten mukaan kuitua tulisi syödä 25–35 grammaa päivässä. FinRavinto 2017 –tutkimuksen mukaan kuidun saanti on riittämätöntä yli 70 prosentilla aikuisista. Kuidun määrään kannattaa kiinnittää huomiota sen hyvin terveysvaikutusten vuoksi. 1. Laskee kolesterolia Kuidulla on myönteisiä vaikutuksia …

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Morning headlines: Friday 10th July 2020

headlines Another prediction for Finland’s shrinking economy   Mortgage credit specialists Hypo predicts that the Finnish economy will shrink by 7% this year, the latest organistion to give its forecast on the impact of the coronavirus crisis. The Bank of Finland, and Nordea Bank also predicted a 7% decrease – …

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