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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.

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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.

    The Lutheran Church's gay marriage dilemma

    The Lutheran Church's gay marriage dilemma

    Three years after gay marriage laws took effect in Finland, the countryand's Lutheran Evangelical Church is still to reconcile the law of the land with religious doctrine. All Points North talks about the church's struggle to find a clear path forward and heal internal divisions. 2020 / All Points North / Yle News

    • 37 min
    What's it like being an Erasmus exchange student in Finland?

    What's it like being an Erasmus exchange student in Finland?

    Erasmus-plus is an EU programme supporting education, training, youth and sport across Europe. Its €14.7 billion budget helps around four million students gain invaluable experiences around the world. A handful of those students, like Yle News' visiting trainees, JJ Clarke and Tirna Slevin, come to Finland. This week All Points North looks at what life is like being an Erasmus exchange student in Finland. 2020 / All Points North / Yle News

    • 30 min
    What's in a name? Women's football looks to become just 'football'

    What's in a name? Women's football looks to become just 'football'

    Finland's women footballers want the same recognition and opportunities as their counterparts elsewhere in Europe, and this week All Points North asked HJK forward Linda Ruutu and FA development chief Heidi Pihlaja how they are going to make that happen.
    2020 / All Points North / Yle News

    • 30 min
    When you're on the wrong side of the child welfare system

    When you're on the wrong side of the child welfare system

    Child protection reports are an important part of social work in Finland, but what happens when people make groundless reports? APN looks at what happens when people weaponise the child welfare system.

    06 February 2020 / All Points North / Yle News

    • 50 min
    Brexit finally means Brexit, but what does it mean for you?

    Brexit finally means Brexit, but what does it mean for you?

    On the eve of Brexit day, All Points North asks what it all means for Brits in Finland and Finns in Britain. 30 January 2020 / All Points North / Yle News

    • 32 min
    Dry January: Can it curb Finland's alcohol habit?

    Dry January: Can it curb Finland's alcohol habit?

    Finland has observed Dry January or "tipaton tammikuu" for more than 70 years, all while maintaing a state monopoly on alcohol sales. This week All Points North peels back the label on the month of alcohol abstinence to look at the history, the context and whether or not it makes a difference.

    • 33 min

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