Flagship nuclear power
The launch of a flagship nuclear power station in Finland is delayed for a third time.
Four Finnish tourists and a Zimbabwean pilot are killed when a Cessna S206 crashes in Masvingo Province, in southern Zimbabwe. Two Finnish business leaders were among the dead: Pekka Ojanpää, the CE of the maintenance services and circular economy company Lassila & Tikanoja, and Heikki Vappula, a director of the forestry company UPM.
An unidentified civilian is jailed for three and a half years for terror offences connected to banned neo-Nazi group National Action. Acquitted Finnish national Mikko Vehvilainen, a serving soldier in the British Army, is jailed alongside him for a weapons offence, receiving 12 months.
Eight members of the Cuba men's national volleyball team, which is supposed to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics, are arrested for aggravated group rape in Tampere, Finland, with two later being released.
More than a dozen alleged ISIS-linked, terrorist members of Rawti Shax, a European offshoot of the Iraqi Kurdish jihadist network Ansar al-Islam, are arrested in a coordinated, multi-nation sweep by police across Europe. The operation dismantled an integrated cell in Italy, the United Kingdom, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, and Germany. The group is accused of radicalizing fighters, planning attacks targeting Norwegian and British diplomats in the Middle East, and planning to establish a caliphate in Iraq's Kurdistan region.