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Espoo suspends sports test after pupil death

Schools in Finland's second largest city Espoo have suspended a fitness test after a pupil  died last week. The boy had a medical emergency at...

Espoo Wolf Strike – Driver Reports Incident To Police

"Oh my Grandma, what big teeth you have!" A driver in Espoo who hit a wolf with their car did report the incident police -...

Major Transport Changes For Capital City Region

If you're traveling by public transport in the capital city region this week - especially to or from Espoo - you'll be facing some...

Selling Christmas In Finland – Without Santa

At this time of year, it's not too difficult to attract tourists to Lapland. The combination of snowy winter weather, the possibility to glimpse...

Ticket To Ride: Länsimetro Finally On Track For Capital Region

On Saturday morning just after 5am, the first Länsimetro train is scheduled to leave Matinkylä in Espoo, and head towards Helsinki. At Ruoholahti it merges...

More Trouble-Free Länsimetro Tests

Tuesday morning saw more trouble-free tests on Helsinki metro's Länsimetro western extension - and that could mean the full network is getting closer to...

Paving Paradise: Nature Lovers Battle Espoo Building Plans

Environmental groups, some politicians, and local nature enthusiasts are uniting in a bid to stop a pair of controversial building developments in Espoo, which...

Espoo Greenlights Official Language Status for English

Espoo City council has approved an ambitious plan to make English the third official language of the region. In a late night vote, local councilors...