Finland’s Kivijarvi Resort cabin that’s raised off the ground so guests feel detached from worries

Architects have taken the concept of a cosy cabin in the woods to new heights. This chic black-painted cabin near the Salamajarvi National Park in Finland is elevated on a single column, with the idea, say the designers, to help those inside ‘feel immediately detached from everyday worries happening on the ground’. Inside there is … Read more

Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin, 34, leaves EU summit to self-isolate

Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin, 34, flies home from EU summit to self-isolate after meeting MP who later tested positive for coronavirus Marin was flying home from Brussels a day after EU chief von der Leyen also left Finnish PM said she had asked the leader of Sweden to cover Finland’s interests Marin had attended … Read more

Finland’s air force drops SWASTIKA from its command insignia

Finland’s air force quietly ditches infamous SWASTIKA symbol from its command insignia The air force had used the symbol ever since it was founded in 1918 A blue swastika on a white background was used on Finland’s planes until 1945  Until recently, it still featured in some unit emblems, flags and decorations The swastika had … Read more