Nokia's chairman has pointed
the finger at his predecessor over the mobile phone maker's fall
from grace in a book that has reopened old wounds in Finland,
where the company remains a source of national pride.
Haka Kekäläinen loves God. He also, like a lot of people in Finland, loves heavy metal. So when he became a Lutheran pastor, Haka thought, “Why not have a metal mass?” His church conducts regular service, but with hymns set to heavy metal. While his approach might seem unorthodox, Haka is packing the pews with his take on mass. Say amen and get ready to slay.
The Czech Republic joined opposition by Ireland, Finland and Sweden to the European Union's proposed tax on big internet companies in a joint paper warning that the measures may breach international treaty obligations.
Finland's parliament voted on Wednesday to add new exceptions to a clause in the constitution that guarantees the right to privacy, to enable swift approval of an intelligence bill aimed at combating terrorism and spying by foreign governments.
Former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb declared his bid on Tuesday to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as EU chief executive, becoming the second candidate to lead the center-right in European Parliament elections in May.
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