Finnish male nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

2015-10-01 05:26

A 24-year-old Finnish male nurse has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping 27 elderly patients aged between 74 and 100.

Santa files for bankruptcy

2015-08-20 18:39

Santa Claus is broke and has filed for bankruptcy in Finland, or at least a popular tourist attraction on the Arctic Circle has done so.

Ogier leads after 2015 Finland opener

2015-07-31 08:20

Finland in summer and World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier had a fine day on the first stage of than nation's leg of the championship.

Finnish military fires on suspected submarine in Baltic

2015-04-28 21:59

Finland said its navy had fired warning shots at a possible submarine off the coast of Helsinki.

Missing SA man's body found in Finland

2015-03-12 12:05

The body of a man found on a beach in Finland is believed to be that of a South African man who went missing last week.

Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobs

2014-10-02 14:30

Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the Angry Birds brand, plans to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland.

Homoerotic Tom gets global approval

2014-09-08 21:24

A set of homoerotic Finnish stamps featuring images by gay icon and artist Tom of Finland are a worldwide success.

WRC: Latvala victorious in Finland

2014-08-04 08:33

Jari-Matti Latvala won his home 2014 Finland Rally on Sunday as Volkswagen continues its dominance of the 2014 WRC season.

Finland cashes in on cold

2014-07-20 16:30

With freezing winters where the mercury can sink well below zero and cool summers, Finland has attracted technology giants such as Google and Microsoft.

Green tech Finland looks to Israel

2014-02-18 11:45

Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen is determined to overhaul his economy, and cites Israel's high-tech innovation as his model.


Finnish shipyard banking on Arctic activity

2015-09-15 16:17

While standard shipbuilding has largely moved to Asia, Arctech's is one of a few niche shipyards left in Europe.

Finnish Rally: Latvala dominates home WRC

2015-08-03 12:52

Finnish rally driver Jari-Matti Latvala won his home event for the second year in a row as Volkswagen completed a one-two finish in the rally-mad country.

Finnish mom gets life for killing five newborns

2015-06-15 22:05

A Finnish court has sentenced a 36-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her five newborns between 2005 and 2013 and hiding them in a freezer.

Mondi to close paper mill in Finland

2015-04-10 14:36

Mondi says it is planning to close its loss-making mill in Lohja, Finland, which employs 150 people.

SA father disappears in Finland

2015-03-09 11:30

The family of a 60-year-old Boksburg man is worried after he disappeared while in Finland for a conference, Beeld reports.

Finland charges four with funding al-Shebaab

2014-09-17 21:09

Finland has accused four people of financing Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al-Shebaab rebels, the authorities say.

E. coli bacteria used to create fossil fuel

2014-09-02 21:41

British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine.

Rally driver (13) shows how to eat dirt

2014-07-30 10:06

It’s no secret that Finnish drivers are pretty good at rallying. Well, meet Kalle Rovanpera. What’s the big deal? He’s only 13-years-old!

Finnish gibberish talker finds fame

2014-03-19 21:09

A Finnish gibberish talker has been propelled to fame heading to the US after 9 million YouTube hits.

Kimi tipped as 2014 favourite

2014-02-14 10:44

Of Formula 1's eleven teams, only Mercedes and Marussia are heading into the 2014 season with unchanged driver pairings. However, it's Ferrari's shake-up that has triggered the most discussion amongst fans.

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