PM Sanna Marin

    • Opposition in Finland wins local elections, seen as test for PM’s party

      Opposition in Finland wins local elections, seen as test for PM’s party

      An opposition center-right party came top in Sunday’s local election in Finland, surpassing the PM Sanna Marin’s ruling Social Democratic Party, news wires reported.  With all votes counted in the Nordic nation’s municipal election, initial results showed on Monday that the conservative National Coalition Party had taken 21.4% of votes nationwide, while the Social Democrats took 17.7% and centrist government member Center Party 14.9% respectively.

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    • Finland to hold local elections seen as test for young PM Marin

      Finland to hold local elections seen as test for young PM Marin

      Finland will hold local elections on Sunday in a first litmus test for the popular young Social Democratic PM Sanna Marin, who took office a mere 18 months ago and whose party is behind in polls across the Nordic country, AP reported. The 35-year-old Marin, who became Europe’s youngest government leader in December 2019, enjoys high personal popularity and has won international praise for her handling of the coronavirus crisis in the nation of 5.5 million.

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    • Finland to reopen schools from 14 May

      Finland to reopen schools from 14 May

      Children in Finland will begin to return to class from 14 May as the country starts to lift coronavirus restrictions, the government announced on Wednesday. "Based on the advice of epidemiologists, continuing the emergency restrictions on early and primary education is no longer justified," PM Sanna Marin said.

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