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'I don't feel like a role model' - Finland's new 34-year-old leader

13 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS/HELSINKI She 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 poll

13 Dec 2019

HELSINKI Finland'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. | Video

Finland's young PM promises stability, and to keep posting on Instagram

10 Dec 2019

HELSINKI Social Democrat Sanna Marin said on Tuesday she would restore stability to Finland and keep using social media - but with care - after being sworn in as the world's youngest prime minister at the helm of a government led by women.

Finland picks world's youngest PM to head women-led cabinet

09 Dec 2019

HELSINKI Finland's new prime minister - about to become the world's youngest serving premier - will have a finance minister two years her junior in a new women-led coalition cabinet, party officials said on Monday. | Video

Finland's PM resigns after losing trust of coalition partner

03 Dec 2019

HELSINKI Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne resigned on Tuesday after a member of the ruling coalition said it had lost confidence in him following a series of disruptive strikes.

Finnish minister resigns in postal strike furore

29 Nov 2019

HELSINKI The minister in charge of Finland's state postal service, Sirpa Paatero, quit on Friday over her poor handling of a labour dispute that brought multiple strikes, the prime minister said.

Postal-led strikes end in Finland, but more to follow

27 Nov 2019

HELSINKI A more than two-week strike at Finland's state postal service Posti that spread to other industries in solidarity actions ended on Wednesday, a national mediator said.

Stora Enso's weak demand outlook hits paper sector

29 Oct 2019

HELSINKI Finnish paper firm Stora Enso said geopolitical uncertainties would dampen demand and prices in the fourth quarter, pushing its shares and those of its European peers lower on Tuesday.

Wartsila shares hit seven-year low after warning of tough 2020

25 Oct 2019

HELSINKI Finland's Wartsila warned on Friday of a tough outlook for 2020 due to weaker demand for its ship technology and power plants and took a surprise multi-million euros charge on project cost overruns.

Fortum will Uniper-Übernahme rasch abschließen

24 Oct 2019

Helsinki/Düsseldorf Der finnische Großaktionär Fortum will die Übernahme des Düsseldorfer Stromerzeugers Uniper in wenigen Monaten über die Bühne bringen.

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