HELSINKI (Reuters) - Mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is set to open a new research and development center in Nokia's home town on Thursday, highlighting the Korean company's ascendancy over its once dominant Finnish rival. Full story
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish start-up company Valkee has raised 7.4 million euros ($9.8 million) from a venture capital fund and other investors to help it to boost sales of its light-therapy products, designed to relieve seasonal affective disorder and jetlag. Full story
Intel is extending a tender offer for firewall product maker StoneSoft Corp. by 8 days, to June 19, because it's still waiting for regulatory approval in Finland. Full story
HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday. Full story
Finland hosted the 17th annual Air Guitar World Championships, in which 18 contestants compete for the grand prize: a real guitar.
Finland's Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen
Finland's Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris to attend a meeting with French President Francois Hollande, June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)
Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, Danish Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Torgeir Larsen and Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage attend the Nordic and African For