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Finland


Communists and cops—the radical roots of Henning Mankell’s noir

13 October 2015
The late Henning Mankell’s Wallander stories built on social realism—but the genre’s roots lie in a Marxist critique of Sweden, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

News in brief

22 September 2015
Two-day strike on London Tube | Police defend abuse inquiry | Finland defies cocktail of cuts

Finnish dockers lead shut down

09 March 2010
A dockers’ strike has paralysed large parts of Finnish industry.

Steel

13 July 2002
STEEL WORKERS employed by AvestaPolarit face an attack on their pension fund. The move comes after giant steel company Corus sold its shares in AvestaPolarit to the Finnish firm Outokumpu. The pension scheme dates back to the days of the nationalised British Steel company. It is a final salary pension that is more secure than the stakeholder pensions that are gambled on the stockmarket.

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