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Russia Expels Finnish Diplomat From Moscow

The Russian government has decided to expel one diplomat from the Finnish embassy in Moscow. In a day of retaliation, foreign ambassadors were summoned to...

Finland Watching Allies For More Russia Sanctions Over Chemical Attack

Finland's political leaders will be watching carefully today, to see if other EU countries announce sanctions against Russia, over a chemical weapons attack in...

President Niinistö Calls Vladimir Putin Over UK Nerve Agent Attack

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to talk about the recent nerve agent attack in England. According to a statement...

Dear Leaders: Helsinki’s North Korea Talks Could Smooth The Way For...

A senior North Korean diplomat is in Finland this week for closed-door talks that could help smooth the way for a summit meeting between...

Merkel’s Finland Prize: Is German Chancellor The Right Person For €150,000...

Angela Merkel is set to be awarded the Finnish Government's first ever gender equality prize today, although she won't actually be attending the Tampere...

Nokia To Cut Hundreds Of Jobs In Finland

Nokia is again set to cut hundreds of jobs in Finland. The technology company announced Thursday morning that it will start negotiations to cut approximately...

Pirita Näkkäläjärvi Column: Presidential Candidates Lack Sámi Focus

The highlight of Sauli Niinistö’s first term as a president of Finland? This, if you ask me: “Indigenous Peoples should have the right to participate...

Habiba Ali Column: Let’s Vote For A Moral Leader

This is my first column this year, and I hope you start 2018 like me with recharged batteries. You might have noticed that we have...

WEEKEND: From Holy Land To Lapland – Finland’s Surprising Seasonal Visitors

A surprising number of winter visitors from Israel are making a big impact on the local economy of Rovaniemi, as thousands come each year...

Finnish Citizenship Rush For Brexit Brits

New figures show there's been a surge in British nationals applying for Finnish citizenship since the UK voted to leave the European Union. According to...