The government decided on Sunday afternoon to impose entry restrictions for people arriving from southern Africa, Interior Minister Krista Mikkonen (Green) announced on Twitter. As of 3pm on Sunday, Finland will restrict entry into the country for travellers who have been in Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique, NamibiaContinue Reading

Sweden’s first female prime minister, Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson, resigned on Wednesday after less than 12 hours in the top job after the Green Party quit their two-party coalition, stoking political uncertainty. But Andersson said she had told the speaker of parliament she hoped to be appointed prime minister againContinue Reading

Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, the speaker of the Lithuanian parliament, on Thursday invited people to join 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign to end violence against women and girls. Launched 30 years ago, the global campaign runs from November 25, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, toContinue Reading