Finland is a country in Northern Europe whose capital and the largest city is Helsinki. Finland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with an economy build on the Nordic model. It is a member of the UN and the EU.
A young woman in a revealing top and shorts who invaded the pitch in St. Petersburg as Belgium won their final group game by beating Finland at Euro 2020 used the occasion to advertize a cryptocurrency firm.
Finland fans have been waiting a lifetime for their Euro 2020 adventure and the team head into their Group B clash against Russia in St. Petersburg with all the pressure on the hosts, according to former Finnish star Paulus Roiha.
Referee Jukka-Pekka Koistinen was floored by a horror injury in the Finnish Liiga after being smashed straight in the mouth by a flying puck, sustaining a gruesome blow which cost the wiped-out official several of his teeth.
Finland's government has withdrawn a proposal to impose strict lockdowns in five cities, including the capital Helsinki. PM Sanna Marin has accepted the measures were deemed illegal by the country's constitutional law committee.
The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has said it is suspending the administration of the heavily scrutinized AstraZeneca vaccine after two incidents of blood clotting were recorded 4-10 days after receiving the jab.