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#Finland

# finland - Last month October 2022

Finland pushes forward with ditching fossil fuels in face of Russia's war and energy crisis
# Net Zero
# Net Zero

Finland pushes forward with ditching fossil fuels in face of Russia's war and energy crisis

Oct 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 24,220 Views 19 Comments

Decades of diversifying energy has meant Russia’s war on Ukraine hasn’t left Finland as vulnerable as other countries – but prices have still jumped.

Inside the small Finnish city that became a big player in climate action
# Green Capital
# Green Capital

Inside the small Finnish city that became a big player in climate action

Oct 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,995 Views 12 Comments
  • 100km north of Helsinki, a Finnish city with a population nearly the size of Cork's is years ahead of Europe's climate targets.
  • The Journal visited Lahti this week for a closer look at its climate policies in action.

# finland - September September 2022

Debunked: No, 35km queues of traffic have not formed at the Russia-Finland border
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, 35km queues of traffic have not formed at the Russia-Finland border

Sep 21st 2022, 9:25 PM 37,134 Views 0 Comments

The videos posted on social media are not of the current situation on the border.

Brad Pitt and Nick Cave make surprise art debut in Finland
# A Change Of Art
# A Change Of Art

Brad Pitt and Nick Cave make surprise art debut in Finland

Sep 20th 2022, 4:02 PM 22,173 Views 1 Comment

Artist Thomas Houseago reportedly persuaded a Tampere museum to include works by his famous friends.

'I'm dreaming' - Ireland's heroes savour epic night after earning World Cup play-off spot
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'I'm dreaming' - Ireland's heroes savour epic night after earning World Cup play-off spot

Sep 1st 2022, 9:55 PM 3,744 Views 0 Comments

Lily Agg scored the winner for Vera Pauw’s side against Finland.

Ireland secure historic World Cup play-off with victory over Finland
# The Dream Continues
From The42
# The Dream Continues

Ireland secure historic World Cup play-off with victory over Finland

Sep 1st 2022, 9:04 PM 37,888 Views 15 Comments

A record crowd of 6,952 watched on at Tallaght Stadium.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Finland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Sep 1st 2022, 5:57 PM

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Finland, World Cup qualifier

# finland - August August 2022

Finland see themselves as underdogs for showdown against 'very good' Ireland
# Finnish Line
From The42
# Finnish Line

Finland see themselves as underdogs for showdown against 'very good' Ireland

Aug 31st 2022, 9:36 PM 1,819 Views 0 Comments

The Finns’ struggles have been well-documented, but tomorrow could be the start of something new under interim manager Marko Saloranta.

Opposition focus - Finland's turbulent build-up to this crunch World Cup qualifier
# Visitors
From The42
# Visitors

Opposition focus - Finland's turbulent build-up to this crunch World Cup qualifier

Aug 31st 2022, 7:00 AM 2,725 Views 0 Comments

Ireland go in search of a play-off spot against the Finns at Tallaght Stadium.

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence
# Sanna Marin
# Sanna Marin

Finnish PM apologises for inappropriate photo of her friends taken at official residence

Aug 23rd 2022, 7:37 PM 80,015 Views 69 Comments

“I think the picture is not appropriate, I apologise for it. Such a picture should not have been taken,” Marin said.

Finnish PM takes drugs test ‘for own legal protection’ after party video leak
# Party Pm
# Party Pm

Finnish PM takes drugs test ‘for own legal protection’ after party video leak

Aug 19th 2022, 5:06 PM 50,603 Views 86 Comments

Sanna Marin was seen in footage posted on social media yesterday dancing and lip-syncing a song at a party.

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak
# 24HR PARTY PM
# 24HR PARTY PM

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak

Updated Aug 18th 2022, 8:48 PM 130,523 Views 115 Comments

A video posted on social media showed six people, including Sanna Marin, dancing and mimicking a song.

# finland - This year 2022

Finland sack manager ahead of decisive World Cup qualifier against Ireland
# Signeul The End
From The42
# Signeul The End

Finland sack manager ahead of decisive World Cup qualifier against Ireland

Jul 26th 2022, 3:06 PM 9,899 Views 1 Comment

Anna Signeul has been dismissed after a wretched Euros appearance.

Spain battle back from early shock to brush aside Finland in their Euro 2022 opener
# Quick Fire
From The42
# Quick Fire

Spain battle back from early shock to brush aside Finland in their Euro 2022 opener

Jul 8th 2022, 7:53 PM 2,632 Views 0 Comments

The much-fancied Spaniards were stunned when Linda Sallstrom struck with just 50 seconds on the clock.

Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland
# NATO
# NATO

Nato poised to sign off on accession for Sweden and Finland

Jul 5th 2022, 9:09 AM 7,008 Views 2 Comments

The move will further increase Russia’s strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
# North Atlantic
# North Atlantic

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Jun 28th 2022, 8:29 PM 17,533 Views 22 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.

'We have the feeling that we can maybe do it' - Ireland's World Cup play-off push
# Pauw Patrol
From The42
# Pauw Patrol

'We have the feeling that we can maybe do it' - Ireland's World Cup play-off push

Jun 28th 2022, 1:57 PM 2,227 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side are facing into a decisive double-header in September.

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today

Jun 7th 2022, 10:11 AM 10,378 Views 49 Comments

Coveney will meet the the Foreign Affairs minister of Sweden and Finland while also meeting the Defence minister in Helsinki.

Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas

May 21st 2022, 7:25 PM 21,837 Views 9 Comments

Ukraine’s president says “there are things that can only be reached at the negotiating table”.

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids
# NATO
# NATO

Turkish President puts conditions on support for Nordic nations' NATO bids

May 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 31,383 Views 15 Comments

Turkey has long accused Nordic countries of harbouring extremist Kurdish groups.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,285 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.
Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

May 18th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,349 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
# Olle Thorell
# Olle Thorell

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

May 18th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,910 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,491 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,773 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,225 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

May 15th 2022, 1:11 PM 13,165 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
# Kharkiv
# Kharkiv

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,800 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"
Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kremlin warns of retaliation after Finland seeks to join Nato

May 13th 2022, 9:04 AM 19,039 Views 16 Comments

Sweden is expected to follow suit within days amid fears triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'
# Sauli Niinisto
# Sauli Niinisto

Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'

May 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,831 Views 42 Comments

The announcement paves the way for the alliance to expand amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides
# Alexander Stubb
# Alexander Stubb

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides

Apr 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,073 Views 48 Comments

Alexander Stubb is a former Prime Minister of Finland and has dedicated his political career to campaign for Finnish NATO membership.

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'
# Finland
# Finland

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 39,274 Views 0 Comments

Raili Lahnalampi has served as Finland’s senior diplomat in Dublin since 2019.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,751 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Finland gears up for historic NATO decision
# NATO
# NATO

Finland gears up for historic NATO decision

Apr 10th 2022, 12:22 PM 46,979 Views 27 Comments

Only six of Finland’s 200 MPs in a recent poll by public broadcaster Yle openly voiced anti-NATO views.

Micheál Martin heads to Estonia and Finland to discuss Russia, climate change and energy
# Travels
# Travels

Micheál Martin heads to Estonia and Finland to discuss Russia, climate change and energy

Apr 8th 2022, 8:13 AM 6,922 Views 27 Comments

Ireland and Finland celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations this year.

# finland - Last year 2021

Finnish PM caught going to nightclub after Covid exposure
# Night Fever
# Night Fever

Finnish PM caught going to nightclub after Covid exposure

Dec 8th 2021, 7:17 PM 67,375 Views 37 Comments

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto had tested positive for coronavirus.

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France
# Heat Is On
From The42
# Heat Is On

Victory for 10-man Finland in World Cup qualifier keeps pressure on group leaders France

Nov 13th 2021, 5:12 PM 4,391 Views 0 Comments

Finland are now just one point behind the world champions in Group D.

Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 12:06 PM 12,038 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 2-1 victory in Tuesday’s Women’s World Cup qualifier.

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification

Oct 27th 2021, 8:10 PM 10,241 Views 2 Comments

The Irish international features on The Football Family podcast.

The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Finland v Ireland debrief, 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier

Oct 27th 2021, 5:06 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

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