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Finnair hires Nordea banker as new boss

Sep 04 2018

HELSINKI Finland's state-controlled airline Finnair has turned to the financial world for its new chief executive, appointing Nordea Bank's Topi Manner to take the role from January.

Neste keeps faith with renewable jet fuel business despite setback

Aug 23 2018

HELSINKI Biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste sees good opportunities for its renewable jet fuel despite a canceled pilot project in Switzerland, a company executive said.

After profits drop, Nokia counts on 5G boost later in year

Jul 26 2018

HELSINKI/LONDON Telecom network equipment maker Nokia posted quarterly earnings below market expectations on Thursday but vowed that business would recover later this year on the back of a next-generation 5G cycle picking up pace in the United States.

Nokia's profit expected to drop ahead of 5G fillip

Jul 25 2018

HELSINKI Telecom network equipment maker Nokia is expected to post another plunge in quarterly profits on Thursday ahead of an anticipated boost later this year from next-generation 5G networks.

Hot Nordic weather hits Stora Enso's profit, shares fall

Jul 20 2018

HELSINKI Finnish pulp, paper and packaging board maker Stora Enso missed quarterly profit expectations on Friday, partly blaming wood supply problems stemming from the exceptionally hot and dry weather in the Nordics.

Fortum to seek fresh start with Uniper: CEO

Jul 19 2018

HELSINKI Finnish utility Fortum is seeking a fresh start with Germany's Uniper , it's CEO said on Thursday, following an extraordinary acquisition process that included a campaign against the deal and calls for an investigation into Uniper.

ECB shouldn't tie its hands too early on policy: Rehn

Jul 17 2018

HELSINKI The European Central Bank should not tie its hands too early when it comes to future monetary policy decisions but look instead at how the economy pans out, Finland's new central bank governor Olli Rehn told Reuters on Tuesday.

In East-West diplomatic drama, Helsinki punches above its weight

Jul 11 2018

STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI For a city of just 600,000 people on the northeast periphery of Europe, Helsinki has played an outsized role in the fraught relationship between its giant neighbor Russia and the West.

Asylum seekers use World Cup fan papers to try to enter Europe from Russia

Jun 20 2018

HELSINKI/ST PETERSBURG Asylum seekers from Morocco, Nigeria, China and elsewhere have tried to enter Europe illegally from Russia using World Cup fan identity documents, police told Reuters on Wednesday.

Knife attacker sentenced to life by a Finnish court

Jun 15 2018

HELSINKI A Finnish court sentenced Abderrahman Bouanane, a failed Moroccan asylum seeker, to life in prison on Friday for stabbing two women to death and wounding eight other people last year in the Nordic country's first militant Islamist attack.

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