The All Points North podcast has everything you need to know about the news in Finland this week. All Points North is produced by Yle News, a unit of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
Covid, cost-cutting and Father Christmas
What happens when consultants tell local councils how to save money, what to do about Covid’s aerosol threat, and will Santa be coming to town?
Jobs in a Covid economy and Finland’s football flop
All Points North considers the bright spots in an otherwise dire job market outlook, answers common employment-related questions and digests Finland’s UEFA Nations League loss to Wales.
Child welfare, youth crime and Covid vaccines
When will we all get vaccinated against Covid-19? Is Finnish foster care a one-way deal? And is Helsinki really beset with young criminals? All questions tackled in this week's show. 12 November 2020 / All Points North / Yle News
US election tension, residency rights mixups, boys’ big snip
A nail-biting Finnish in the US presidential election, blunders at local registry offices deprive some international students of voting rights and debate intensifies over male circumcision.
Data breach, safe sports and who needs daylight saving time?
A large scale data breach and extortion campaign has overshadowed the Covid-19 epidemic -- for now. Plus, safe corona-era sports and the annual daylight saving debate. 29 October 2020 / All Points North / Yle News
Divided Helsinki, long Covid and dodgy banknotes
Power follows money, at least that seems to be the case in local politics in Helsinki. 'Long Covid' sufferers turn to community for support and a businessman finds himself in court over loads of dirty money. 22 October 2020 / All Points North / Yle News