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SDP leader Antti Rinne and his wife hospitalised in Spain

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has been hospitalised in Spain, and is receiving medical treatment. The 56-year old politician fell ill while on holiday, and doctors...

Could ‘pleasant politics’ catch on in parliament?

Working in politics can be a dirty business, but one Finnish political operator decided to be Mr Nice Guy this week. Dimitri Qvintus, who works...

Social Democrats Propose ‘Robin Hood’ Tax Plan

Finland's Social Democrats have unveiled a new proposal to alleviate the tax burden on society's low income workers. It's just one part of a slate...

Social Democrats Back Fully-Free High School Education

The Social Democrats say that a proposal for fully-free secondary education - including high school and vocational school - should be added to parliament's...

Army Of One: Fighting The Government Over Unemployment ‘Punishment’

A Helsinki man admits surprise that his citizens' initiative to stop new government rules on unemployment benefits has received more than 100,000 signatures in...

Janne Strang Editorial – Social Democrats Countdown to Abdication

A new poll by state-funded broadcaster YLE shows the Social Democrats losing ground. So how long until there's regime change at the top of...