- Category: Business
- Created on 09 September 2014
Finnish video game developer Supercell holds the top spot measured in global sales, says App Annie, company collecting data on the sale of apps.
The three games released by the company all figure in the list of top ten sellers when the sales for Apple’s iOS and Android platforms are included in the figures. Of game apps, Supercell’s strategy-based game Clash of Clans generated the highest turnover.
Finland is no longer able to keep step with the budgetary rules introduced by the European Union, with revised projections suggesting that the country will fall short of the yearly objective for structural deficit both in 2014 and 2015.
No more than a few months ago, the country appeared to be on the right path with respect to its structural deficit. However, the circumstances have changed dramatically over the summer months.
Young men lying on the ground being kicked in the sides by their peers. Baseball bats, bloody faces and police officers scrambling to take control of the situation.
Such was the sight in front of Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, in Tikkurila on Saturday evening.
The Helsinki Central Library is too expensive a project and must be abandoned, view at least 14 of the 85 members on the City Council of Helsinki.
Terhi Koulumies, a deputy chairperson of the National Coalition group on the City Council, proposed in February that Helsinki abandon the roughly 94 million euro construction project. Thus far, her proposal has been signed by 13 of her fellow councillors.
Three years ago, an unknown man with a brown leather briefcase appeared on the doorstep of Jari Louhelainen in Liverpool.
“Here's something that might interest you,” the man said, after introducing himself as Russell Edwards. The contents of the briefcase has allowed Louhelainen to determine the identity of the infamous serial killer that held London in the cold clutch of fear 126 years ago, Jack the Ripper.
The Government has given its blessing to the outsourcing plans of Finnair, much to the dismay of the Finnish Cabin Crew Union (SLSY).
Eero Heliövaara, the director general of the Government Ownership Steering Department, highlighted in an interview with STT that Finnair is in desperate need of substantial savings after failing to agree on sufficient cost-cutting measures with its cabin crew personnel. As a result, he said, the airline has no choice but to outsource cabin crew services on select long-haul routes.
Antti Rinne (SDP), the Minister of Finance, has lashed out at Pia Kauma (NCP) for encouraging the “circulation of unfounded myths” with her “irresponsible” comments on pushchairs.
On the web-page of the SDP, Rinne writes that the ongoing debate over the benefits received by immigrants from the social services must stop and that those responsible for kindling the debate should apologise.
The installation of automation technology developed by Siemens on a total of 54 old metro trains in Helsinki will be delayed further.
“In the spring, we were told that the work would begin in early Septmeber. We have now been told that the installations will start in November,” says Tapio Hölttä, the metro director at Helsinki City Transport (HKL).
Naval exercise underway with the participation of 13 countries.
An extensive international naval exercise organised by The Finnish Defence Forces, Northern Coasts 2014 commenced last weekend in Turku. Troops and vessels from over ten EU and NATO countries as well as NATO's allied countries are participating.
The recruitment activities of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Finland are not organised, estimates the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo).
“Recruitment does take place, but according to the information at our disposal it's not organised similarly to in France, where you will definitely find a way forward in certain mosques,” says Jyri Rantala, the communications director at Supo.
- Category: Business
- Created on 07 September 2014
When the original incarnation of Angry Birds broke through, it seemed as if there would be no end to its success.
The mobile game surged to the top of top-grossing charts in the United States in early 2010 and stayed there or thereabouts for nearly two years as millions, then tens of millions and ultimately hundreds of millions of people hurled angry birds at bad piggies.
- Lahti bakery sells cinnamon rolls to Kenya
- Finland introduces tougher penalties for rapists
- Woods and sleeping bag are home for Luca
- Espoo's economy collapsing – cutbacks made everywhere possible
- Polls: Centre emerges as the largest party
- Leak of ministry documents sparks investigation
- Finland now dependent on Sweden for electricity
- Pension talks suspended
- Rivals slam Valio for flooding the market
- Cash holdings soar at Finnish companies