Prime Minister Petteri Orpo‘s (NCP) coalition government presented a supplementary budget to parliament on Thursday, which called for borrowing another 1.5 billion euros this year to cover a decline in state revenues as the economy stutters. The proposal also includes plans to expedite the construction of an eastern border fence,Continue Reading

Tensions mount in Oslo as long-simmering conflict over EU energy rules comes to the fore. Norway’s government risks crisis over a contentious package of EU energy bills. The center-left Agrarian Party has previously threatened to quit the administration in Oslo if the EU’s Clean Energy for All Europeans Package isContinue Reading

Finland’s electricity pricing system led to consumers paying more than they should have during the second half of 2022, according to an Aalto University professor. The energy crisis cost Finnish households an additional five billion euros, according to a study by Yle’s investigative journalism unit MOT. Between July and DecemberContinue Reading