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Disgraced Top Cop Freed Despite Murder Investigation

The former head of Helsinki drugs police Jari Aarnio has been released from prison, despite an ongoing murder investigation. Aarnio was arrested earlier this week...

Helsinki Police Shoot Armed Man

Police in Helsinki have shot an armed man after responding to an emergency call in the city's Ruskeasuo neighbourhood. It happened around 05:00 this morning...

New Statistics: Rising Crimes, More People Aged 50+ Suspected

Could your grandparents be criminal masterminds? In Finland, the chances are more likely than you might think! According to new data released by Statistics Finland, the...

Top Cops Charged With Informant Oversight Lapses

Three of the most senior names in Finnish policing are facing charges for not keeping tighter control on how the former head of the...

Prosecutor Demands Four Years For Mikkeli Arson

A prosecutor in South Savo is demanding four years in prison for a man accused of arson. The Mikkeli man is charged with setting a...

Murder Conviction For Lapland Tour Guide Killer

A former soldier from the Czech Republic has been convicted of murdering Scottish tour guide Rebecca Johnson in Enontekiö in December 2016. Karel Frybl -...

Death In Detention: Suicide Reveals Mental Health Strain of Deportation Wait

The last time anyone saw Osama Jebari alive was a Saturday night at the end of January. The following morning Finns would go to the polls...

Russian Family Jailed For People Smuggling Operation

A court in eastern Finland has jailed a Russian family for up to five years for trafficking people through the Saimaa Canal to Finland. At...

Government Fires Prosecutor General Over Conviction

The Finnish Government has decided to dismiss Prosecutor General Matti Nissinen, following a court conviction against him. According to the government, Nissinen is no longer...

Toddler Murder Suspect Held For Psych Evaluation

A French national accused of stabbing his 3-year-old child to death in a Porvoo playground, has been sent for psychiatric evaluation. A court in Eastern...