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Finnish businessman hit with €121,000 speeding fine
Anders Wiklöf fell foul of system based on severity of offence and offender’s income

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

06, Jun, 2023 @10:58 AM

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Kaija Saariaho obituary
Acclaimed composer who conjured shimmering sound worlds in operas such as L’Amour de Loin and Innocence

Keith Potter

04, Jun, 2023 @3:04 PM

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Sisu review – grisly feast of extravagant violence as Finnish hero slaughters Nazis
Cheerfully entertaining action film follows a granite-faced Finnish gold miner with a hunting knife as he kills the enemy in wildly silly ways

Cath Clarke

24, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Fallen Leaves review – deadpan Aki Kaurismäki comedy with springtime in its heart
Finnish film-maker’s sweet-natured odd-couple romance fills you with a feelgood glow and laughs in the face of Putin’s threat to the country

Peter Bradshaw

22, May, 2023 @4:46 PM

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Finland’s conservatives to open coalition talks with far-right party
Petteri Orpo, likely successor of Sanna Marin as PM, says government should be in place by June

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

27, Apr, 2023 @1:39 PM

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‘There’s a lot of posturing’: Europe’s nuclear divide grows as one plant opens and three close
Europe’s first new plant in 16 years comes on stream in Finland day after Germany pulls plug on last reactors

Jon Henley Europe correspondent, and Kate Connolly in Berlin

21, Apr, 2023 @11:10 AM

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Russian spy network operating in North Sea, investigation claims
Moscow using spy ships disguised as fishing vessels to monitor potential sabotage targets, say broadcasters

Kate Connolly in Berlin

19, Apr, 2023 @2:17 PM

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Sanna Marin was brought down by her unpopular policies, not misogyny | Letters
Letters: Readers in Finland respond to an article by Zoe Williams and reflect on the reasons why Sanna Marin lost the election

09, Apr, 2023 @5:23 PM

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Misogyny is a mighty force on the right – just look at the fate of Finland’s Sanna Marin | Zoe Williams
As prime minister, she was trusted and liked by voters. Then came allegations that she was a ‘party girl’, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

04, Apr, 2023 @1:31 PM

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Finland becomes 31st member of Nato in Brussels ceremony
Formal accession nearly doubles Nato border with Russia as Moscow warns it will boost its defences if necessary

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

04, Apr, 2023 @1:12 PM

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Why did Sanna Marin lose Finland’s election?
Popularity could not save Social Democratic leader from European trend for political fragmentation

Archie Bland

04, Apr, 2023 @9:12 AM

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Tuesday briefing: Sanna Marin forced out as prime minister after elections see Finland turn right
In today’s newsletter: By all means a popular prime minister, Marin has quit ahead of a likely right-wing coalition government capitalising on tough economic times

Archie Bland

04, Apr, 2023 @5:57 AM

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