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Nokia plunges to surprise quarterly loss, shares hit six-month low

25 Apr 2019

HELSINKI Finland's Nokia plunged to a surprise quarterly loss after it failed to supply 5G telecoms equipment in time, and said the security dispute surrounding rival Huawei was creating pressure to invest as customers reassess their suppliers.

Finland's Social Democrats seek coalition allies as political landscape fragments

15 Apr 2019

HELSINKI Finland's Social Democrats (SDP) embarked on Monday on the complex task of forming a governing coalition, after beating a nationalist, anti-immigration party by a hairsbreadth in the most fragmented election in the country's history. | Video

Finland's Social Democrats seek coalition allies as political landscape fragments

15 Apr 2019

HELSINKI, April 15 Finland's Social Democrats (SDP) embarked on Monday on the complex task of forming a governing coalition, after beating a nationalist, anti-immigration party by a hairsbreadth in the most fragmented election in the country's history.

Finnish Social Democrats and nationalist Finns Party nearly tied in election

15 Apr 2019

HELSINKI Finland's leftist Social Democrats and the nationalist Finns Party emerged nearly tied to win Sunday's general election, reflecting a mounting sense of insecurity in the Nordic nation over immigration, welfare and climate change. | Video

Finland's top candidate for prime minister says wants to raise taxes

12 Apr 2019

(This April 11 story refiles to clarify that the Social Democrats have been in government as junior coalition partners during the last 20 years)

UPDATE 2-Fresh setback for Finland's delayed Olkiluoto 3 reactor

10 Apr 2019

* Project already more than 10 years behind schedule (Adds detail, quote)

Care home scandal nudges Finland's voters back toward Social Democrats

08 Apr 2019

FORSSA, Finland In a Nordic country used to a high level of state social care, Finns were shocked to hear of care homes leaving elderly patients all night in soaked diapers, a scandal that may play a part in helping the left return to power after 20 years in opposition. | Video

Finland's cabinet quits over failure to deliver healthcare reform

08 Mar 2019

HELSINKI Finland's coalition government resigned on Friday a month ahead of a general election, saying it could not deliver on a healthcare reform package that is widely seen as crucial to securing long-term government finances. | Video

Finland's long-delayed Olkiluoto three nuclear reactor granted operating licence

07 Mar 2019

HELSINKI Finland's government has issued an operating permit for the long-delayed Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment said on Thursday, one of the final requirements to allow the plant to start up in 2020.

Nordea handled about 700 million euros in suspicious transactions - Finnish TV

04 Mar 2019

HELSINKI Nordea, the Nordic region's largest bank, handled 700 million euros (£602.3 million) in suspicious transactions between 2005 and 2017, Finnish broadcaster Yle reported on Monday, citing leaked documents.

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