Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) appears to have disregarded her own government’s guidelines regarding suspected coronavirus exposure incidents. The guidelines, which were updated less than two weeks ago, recommend that ministers avoid contact with others as soon as they become aware of having been exposed to an infected individual. They
Sweden’s newly appointed Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson is visiting Finland on Wednesday at the invitation of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP). The official visit marks Andersson’s first trip abroad as prime minister, and maintains the tradition that the premiers of Finland and Sweden meet each other soon after taking office.
A British ex-serviceman is suing the defense ministry in that country for £860,000 (over €1 million) by way of compensation he is claiming over a severe speech impediment he says the cold winter in Estonia has left him with, British paper the Daily Mail reports. The former sapper, Chileshe Mwamba,
Helsinki Police Department faced its biggest operation of the year as four different demonstrations or processions passed through the city centre on Independence Day. The first protest of the day was organised by far right group Suomi herää (or ‘Finland Awakes’) and departed from the Aleksis Kivi statue at 3pm,
The organization Energi Norge believes that the state should repay a significant part of its profit on the high electricity prices back to consumers. According to the organization, the state is expected to earn around NOK 11 billion more than normal from the extraordinarily high electricity prices this year in
The delegation of the foreign affairs committee of the Estonian parliament visited Washington, D.C. to meet with members of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States, according to committee chairman Marko Mihkelson, security assistance to the Baltic states should remain at least on the current level.
JCL is also “astonished and disturbed” by announcements by the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, as if Jews and other ethnic minorities of Lithuania are suffering here in Lithuania from “serious discrimination” etc. “Lithuania is a democratic country that respects its Jewish citizens and treats all its citizens equally.
Itsenäisyyspäivää juhlitaan tänään perinteisesti arvokkaissa tunnelmissa, mutta koronarajoitukset vaikuttavat tapahtumiin monin tavoin. Lipunnosto aloittaa päivän juhlallisuudet Itsenäisyyspäivän vietto Helsingissä alkaa perinteisellä lipunnostolla Tähtitorninmäellä. Voit katsoa tilaisuuden suorana klikkaamalla tämän artikkelin ylimmäistä kuvaa. Perinteisen itsenäisyyspäivän lippupuheen pitää tänä vuonna eduskunnan puhemies Anu Vehviläinen. Kuorolaulusta vastaa Viipurin lauluveikkot ja lipun nostosta NMKY:n
Newly-elected Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson spoke about plans to introduce stricter labour migration rules in a speech held at the Swedish Trade Union Confederation’s congress. Andersson wants to introduce a requirement for employees to have a binding job contract before a work permit can be issued – although it is
“They have really started to think about how to help Lithuania, Latvia and Poland in the face of this situation,” Asta Skaisgiryte, the president’s chief foreign policy adviser, told the public broadcaster LRT. “This is the first initiative, which is now being examined by the Interior Ministry and other institutions.”