Finland's national debt is reported to have exceeded the EU-norm of 60 percent of the GDP and reached as high as 63.1 percent, a level previously recorded only in the crisis years of the 1990s.
Finland's growing national debt has been a standing source of concern for European officials. According to the latest report from Statistics Finland, the national debt has exceeded EU limits, reaching 63.1 percent of GDP in March.
The British pound slumped to its 2009 lowest recently due to declines in the oil and stock markets, with the broader UK economy insufficiently robust to support a higher exchange rate, yet, the GBP devaluation prospects are still questionable.
Many people in the months since the November terrorist attacks in Paris have rushed to blame immigrants for an increasingly dangerous world, but a new study indicates that that assessment of the situation may be a bit off base.
Researchers at Warwick University in Coventry, England, have found that not only does an increase in migration not increase the risk of terrorism in a destination country, it can actually decrease the number of attacks. Overall, the study found that immigrants tend to adopt host country customs and skills, decreasing the likelihood of terrorist attacks.