News from Finland in English

City of Vantaa in Finland provides free contraception for residents under 20

Vantaa, the fourth largest city in Finland, will start providing free contraception for residents under twenty. Starting from March 1st 2018 free prevention materials are provided to the young to improve sexual health and reduce the number of abortions and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).

Written by Janita on Saturday February 24, 2018
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Finland is the largest black soot emitter out of the Nordic countries

A fourth of the warming of the arctic area comes from black soot emissions. Finland is the highest emitter of this form of pollution, with the majority of it coming from fireplaces and sauna stoves. Emissions of dangerous particles to health are highest when burning wet wood.

Written by Janita on Friday February 23, 2018
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Insulation from StealthCase to fix poor mobile network signal indoors

Cellular network reception issues have been a nuisance in many new buildings for some years now. This is caused by a variety of factors from building materials to higher radio frequencies being adopted. Now a Finnish startup called StealthCase claims to have come up with a solution to fix poor network signals indoors.

Written by Janita on Thursday February 22, 2018
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US tourist found dead in Uganda days after deaths of a Finn and a Swede

Ugandan Daily Monitor newspaper reports that a third dead foreigner, citizen of the United States, has been found in the East African country. The death follows a series of two suspicious deaths, first a Finnish man on business in the country was found dead in a hotel room. This was shortly followed by a Swedish citizen found dead in the capital Kampala.

Written by Janita on Monday February 19, 2018
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