Finland governor donates month’s pay to help refugees

Erkki Liikanen: donation towards refugee relief effort

Bank of Finland governor Erkki Liikanen will donate one month's net salary, €10,000 ($11,164), to the Red Cross, to help support refugees, he revealed yesterday (September 6).

Europe continues to struggle to respond to the flow of people across borders, with the largest number coming from Syria, but others from countries including Afghanistan, Eritrea, Kosovo and Nigeria.

According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees more than 300,000 people have taken the "dangerous sea route" across the

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