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Time running out for Paavo Väyrynen’s party dreams

Veteran politician Paavo Väyrynen (Ind) has conceded that time is running out on his dream of forming a new political movement in Finland. In a blog...

Finnish politicians react to Sweden’s election

Politicians in Finland have been watching the results of the Swedish general election  closely. The rise of the right wing Sweden Democrats, with their deep...

Sweden’s Right Wing: More Finland, Less NATO

Sweden votes on Sunday in an election that opinion polls and analysts alike predict could bring a generational shift in the country's political landscape. The...

Coming & Going: More Politicians Declare For 2019 Elections

With an eye ahead to next year's national general election and a European Parliament vote, a number of prominent politicians are giving a thumbs...

Parliament Returns As 2019 Election Battle Lines Are Already Being Drawn

Finland’s two hundred members of parliament get back to work this week after their summer break. With just eight months still to go until the...

Sauli Niinistö Wins Re-election In Historic First Round Vote

Finnish president Sauli Niinistö has won a comfortable re-election this evening, after securing 62.7% of the vote in a race he lead from the...

VIDEO: Sauli Niinistö’s Standing Ovation

Sauli Niinistö arrived at his campaign rally in Helsinki this evening, knowing he had most likely secured an history first round re-election victory. The incumbent...

Finland Votes: Your Essential Guide To Today’s Presidential Election

Voting gets underway across Finland today to choose the country's president. The head of state hasn't always been decided by popular vote: this is...

Finland Votes: Conflicting Poll Numbers, But Niinistö Still Leads

The latest presidential opinion polls paint a confusing picture for voters, political analysts and campaigns alike. One thing is clear, incumbent President Sauli Niinistö (NCP,...