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Turn the page: political parties hope November brings a new chapter

For a number of Finnish politicians and political parties, it's been a bruising autumn so far, and they'll be hoping November allows them to...

Parliament Green Light For Väyrynen’s Return

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen (Centre) has been given the green light to come back to parliament, and take his constituency seat on 12th June. Parliament's Secretary...

Prime Minister Sipilä: We’re All Friends Again

Afternoon 'trust talks' between the leaders of Finland's three-party coalition government seem to have resulted in an outbreak of trust. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre)...

Return To National Politics For Veteran Väyrynen

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen is to leave his MEP job in Brussels, and make a return to national politics before the end of...

Troublemaker: Paavo Väyrynen Makes (Even More) Mischief For Centre Party

Veteran Centre Party politician Paavo Väyrynen is making headlines again by announcing a new bid to be party chairman in the summer. He's running against...

Matti Vanhanen Hospitalised, Presidential Campaigning Paused

The Centre Party's candidate for the 2018 presidential elections, Matti Vanhanen has been hospitalised with a heart condition. The announcement came on Vanhanen's Facebook page, where...

Parliament Returns: It’s The Economy, Stupid

Finland's Members of Parliament get back to work today after the long summer recess, with a busy legislative schedule ahead. The government has the economy...