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PM hosts Merkel, Orban, Barnier and Varadkar for talks

The Prime Minister's residence at Kesäranta has seen a revolving door of European leaders and officials today, arriving for meetings with Juha Sipilä (Centre). They're all...

‘Everyone swallows a little pride’ as unions agree to government’s watered-down...

Finland Interior Minister Petteri Orpo (NCP) says that "everyone has had to swallow a bit of pride" after the country's largest trade union umbrella groups...

Charities help feed low income kids as strike hits school kitchens...

Charities and good Samaritans have been stepping in to help low-income families provide lunches for children this week, as industrial action hits school kitchens...

PM gambles the Government on Parliament confidence vote

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä is set to call a confidence vote in his government in a bid to re-assert the authority of parliament over unions. The...

Timo Soini admitted to hospital with ‘high grade fever’

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has been admitted to hospital suffering from a "high grade fever" according to a statement from the Ministry of...

Historic Government Session Starts With Tallinn Ferry Trip

The Finnish government is holding its first ever session outside the country today, in a joint meeting convened with the Estonian government to mark...

Prime Minister Sipilä: We’re All Friends Again

Afternoon 'trust talks' between the leaders of Finland's three-party coalition government seem to have resulted in an outbreak of trust. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre)...

Orpo: “No Political Crisis” After MP Switches Party

Chairman of the National Coalition Party Petteri Orpo says "there is no political crisis in Finland" after a Blue Reform MP jumped ship from that...

A Thousand Days Of Juha Sipilä

The Finnish government marks a milestone today, one thousand days on the job with Juha Sipilä (Centre) as Prime Minister. Compared to some recent previous Finnish...

Government Fails To Agree On Family Leave Reform

The government has failed to find common ground on plans to reform parental leave laws. The heads of the three coalition parties Prime Minister Juha...