Nearly half of respondents say they are postponing buying or renovating apartments or holiday homes due to rising interest rates and the global political situation. Feelings of economic uncertainty are increasing among people in Finland, according to the results of a survey commissioned by lobby group Finance Finland (FFI). SomeContinue Reading

The closure of Russian airspace is causing uncertainty in Lapland’s tourism industry, which has relied heavily on travel from Asian countries. The amount of Asian tourists visiting Finnish Lapland has been growing year after year, before stopping completely because of the pandemic. Now, after many travel restrictions have been lifted,Continue Reading

The security policy situation has changed, the Government says and adds another 3,5 billion kroner (€362 million) to the budget for strengthening defense and civil preparedness. Russia’s operation in Ukraine “represents a turning point for Norwegian and European security,” Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said at a press conference inContinue Reading