HELSINKI The EU Chemicals Agency ECHA on Friday proposed a ban on deliberately adding microplastics to products such as cosmetics, detergents and agricultural fertilisers in the EU by 2020 to combat pollution.
ESPOO At a pool in Espoo, near Finland's capital Helsinki, Maija Mottonen is teaching adults to swim like mermaids in a class that combines fantasy with fitness. | Video
HELSINKI The European Central Bank should review its policy tools, such as bond purchases and negative interest rates, so they reflect the changed economic environment since the financial crisis, ECB rate setter Olli Rehn said on Tuesday.
HELSINKI Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the "Angry Birds" mobile games and movie, said on Friday it had acquired Finnish game studio PlayRaven to expand into mobile strategy games.
HELSINKI A rapid decline in the birth rate is threatening Finland's welfare system and public finances, the Nordic country's finance minister Petteri Orpo told Reuters in an interview.
HELSINKI Rovio Entertainment , the maker of the Angry Birds mobile game, boosted its shares on Friday with an increase in third-quarter profits, but also said it needed new games to drive growth.
ROME/HELSINKI Italy stood by the main pillars of its 2019 budget on Friday, as a deadline neared for it to change what Brussels called overly optimistic economic assumptions or face penalties for breaking EU fiscal rules. | Video
ROME/HELSINKI, Nov 9 Italy stood by the main
pillars of its 2019 budget on Friday, as a deadline neared for
it to change what Brussels called overly optimistic assumptions
or face penalties for breaking EU fiscal rules.
HELSINKI/BERLIN He was too sporty, too international and too outspoken for his small country -- but he has no qualms about campaigning to become the next European Commission President.
HELSINKI Finland's Nokian Tires reported a surprise fall in quarterly earnings on Wednesday and cut its full-year profit outlook, citing issues in Russia and Norway on top of new emissions standards that have had an impact across the sector.