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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...

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...

Twitter Bot Army Swarms Finnish Presidential Contenders

A researcher in Helsinki says he's identified hundreds of fake Twitter accounts which now follow at least two leading Finnish presidential candidates. The new research...

Merkel’s Losses Are Finland’s Gain

The dust has barely settled on vote counting from yesterday's general election in Germany, and diplomats, politicians and analysts in Helsinki and Berlin are...

Janne Strang Editorial: President Niinistö’s Election Non-Campaign

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö plays the role of international statesman this week when he meets the Russian and US Deputy Foreign Ministers in Helsinki,...

Päivi Räsänen Considering Presidential Run

Former Chair of the Christian Democrat Party Päivi Räsänen says she is prepared to seriously consider a run to be President of Finland -...