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Stephen Kenny rues poor finishing as Republic suffer defeat against Finland
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Ryan Giggs praises hard work and concentration as Wales defeat Finland
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Finnish ice hockey fans threaten club with boycott over game in violence-torn Minsk
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Gareth Bale says it is 'surreal' to be a Wales elder ahead of Finland clash
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Sweden indignant as Finland excludes it from travel curb easingFinland's government said on Thursday it will lift coronavirus-related restrictions on leisure travel to and from neighbouring Baltic and Nordic countries, but excluded Sweden, prompting indignation in..
Finland lifts travel restrictions on neighbours except SwedenFinland's government said on Thursday it will lift coronavirus-related restrictions on leisure travelling to and from neighbouring Baltic and Nordic countries, excluding Sweden.
Finland's Centre Party nominates Vanhanen for finance ministerFinland's Centre Party nominated on Monday former Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen as its candidate for finance minister, following Katri Kulmuni's resignation on Friday over her use of taxpayers' money..
Finland's finance minister steps down over training paymentsKatri Kulmuni will step down as Finland's finance minister but continue to lead her party after admitting on Friday that she had used taxpayers' money to fund training on how to speak in public.
Coronavirus infections slow down in Finland despite schools openingCoronavirus infections have slowed in Finland over the last two weeks despite the reopening of schools in mid-May, the health ministry said on Thursday.
Finland's PM says she hopes to give birth while in officeFinland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, the world's youngest leader at 34, told a magazine she would like to have a child while in office, which would make her only the third elected head of government..
Reopening schools in Denmark did not worsen outbreak, data showsSending children back to schools and day care centres in Denmark, the first country in Europe to do so, did not lead to an increase in coronavirus infections, according to official data, confirming..
'No evidence' reopening of Finland schools has spread virus fasterFinland has seen no evidence of the coronavirus spreading faster since schools started to reopen in the middle of May, the top health official said on Thursday.
Finland to spend 100 million euros on coronavirus protectionFinland said on Monday it plans to place between June and August orders for protective equipment and respirators worth 100 million euros ($109 million) to fight the coronavirus and prepare for a..
Malta envoy to Helsinki resigns after comparing Merkel to HitlerMalta's ambassador to Finland resigned on Sunday after he came under fire for comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler, Malta's ministry of foreign affairs said in an emailed..
Finland's government to work remotely due to possible coronavirus exposureFinland's government will work remotely at least until the end of this week as a precaution, it said on Thursday, after two ministers were possibly exposed to the coronavirus this week.
Finland to let restaurants, theatres reopen from June 1 as curbs easeFinland will lift some coronavirus restrictions from June 1, allowing restaurants to reopen gradually and public services including libraries, theatres and sports facilities to start operating again,..
Finland to reopen schools and daycares gradually starting May 14Finland will reopen schools and daycare centres after May 13, having kept them mostly closed since March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Wednesday.
Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers over Baltic Sea in training exerciseRussia has flown two nuclear-capable Tu-160 strategic bombers over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday, a move that prompted Finland, Denmark, Poland..
Finland PM to work from home as precaution against coronavirusFinnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin will work from home from Thursday as a precaution against possible exposure to the coronavirus, her office said.
Finland adopts hybrid strategy to contain coronavirusFinland will adopt a hybrid strategy to move towards more normal life while still containing the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Wednesday.
Finland's emergency supply agency head quits over face mask purchaseThe Finnish government said on Friday it has accepted the resignation of the head of the country's emergency supply agency over a multi-million euro purchase of Chinese face masks that proved..
Novelty toilet roll cakes keep Finnish baker in businessA quick-thinking Helsinki bakery has saved itself from financial ruin due to the new coronavirus pandemic by creating a cake that looks like a toilet roll.
Finland to begin randomised coronavirus antibody testingFinland will start tracking the spread of the new coronavirus in its population with randomised antibody tests, its public health authority said on Tuesday.
Finland extends border controls until May 13Finland's government on Tuesday extended and tightened border controls restricting travel to and from the country until May 13 in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Finland extends coronavirus restrictions by one month: PMFinland will extend its earlier measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak by one month until May 13 from April 13, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Monday.
Finland blocks roads to Helsinki to curb coronavirus spreadPolice and the Finnish army set up roadblocks on all routes that connect Helsinki with the rest of the country, while Finland's parliament approved the plan at the last moment to enforce the capital..
Finland begins to block roads to HelsinkiPolice and the Finnish army set up roadblocks on all routes that connect Helsinki with the rest of the country, while the government rushed legislation through parliament to enforce the capital..
Finland restricts movement to and from capital region to reduce coronavirus spreadThe Finnish government decided on Wednesday to issue a three-week blockade of the Uusimaa region around Helsinki, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Finland, to prevent people from travelling..
Finland to close restaurants, mulls capital region blockadeFinland's government on Tuesday rushed forward a law to close all restaurants, cafes and bars until the end of May and mulled a possible blockade of the capital region to contain the coronavirus..
Former Finnish president Ahtisaari has coronavirus, presidency saysFinland's former president Martti Ahtisaari, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the president's office said on Tuesday.
Finland to restrict traffic over its borders in bid to slow coronavirusFinland will start restricting traffic over its borders on Thursday in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo said.
Pressure mounts in Finland to close schoolsFinland's largest opposition party on Monday stepped up criticism of the government as most schools and daycares remained open despite the coronavirus outbreak.
Finland prepares for third of country becoming illFinland is recommending cancelling public meetings of more than 500 people until the end of May due to the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Thursday, as the government prepares..
Finland calls for public meetings to be canceled due to coronavirusFinland recommends cancelling public meetings of more than 500 people until the end of May due to the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Thursday.
Russia will not stop fighting terrorism to solve Europe's migration crisis: LavrovRussia will not stop fighting terrorism in Syria's Idlib region in order to solve Europe's migration crisis, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday at a news conference alongside his Finnish..
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Finnish paper workers' union agrees pay deal, ends strikeFinland's paper workers union agreed a pay deal with the forestry industry association on Monday, the two sides said, ending a two week strike that halted production of one of the country's main..
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Finland to grant Terrafame permit to mine uranium: sourceThe Finnish government will on Thursday give the green light for Terrafame to start mining and refining uranium at an existing mine in eastern Finland, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday.
Finland to offer new fathers as much paid leave as mothersFinland's woman-led center-left government plans to nearly double the length of paternity leave to give new fathers the same amount of paid time off work as new mothers, it announced on Wednesday.
Finland confirms its first coronavirus caseFinland on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, on a Chinese traveler from Wuhan, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said.
Finnair cancels some China flights as virus fears spreadFinnish airline Finnair said it would suspend its routes to Nanjing and Beijing's Daxing airport until the end of March, the first European airline to cancel flights to mainland China amid growing..
Finnish paper mill workers to strike as wage talks fail: unionSome 9,000 workers at Finnish paper mills will go on strike on Monday after wage talks broke down, their labor union said in a statement, the latest in a series of labor conflicts to hit Finland.
Finnair still operating all flights to ChinaFinland's national airline Finnair said on Friday that it was operating to all its destinations in China normally, but that it was closely monitoring the development of the coronavirus situation.
Finland aims to repatriate Islamic State children from Syria 'as soon as possible'Finland will try to repatriate children of Finnish mothers who traveled to Syria to join Islamic State "as soon as possible", Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Monday.
Estonia apologizes after minister taunts Finnish PM as 'sales girl'Estonia apologized to Finland on Monday after Estonia's interior minister mocked Finland's new prime minister -- the world's youngest-serving government leader -- as "a sales girl" and questioned her..
'I don't feel like a role model': Finland's new 34-year-old leaderShe may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.
'Seriously, Finland?' Red-faced minister deletes Instagram pollFinland's finance minister deleted an Instagram post and issued an apology on Friday after criticism by a human rights group that embarrassed the new, women-led government days after it took office.