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Delay to new navy project after government resignation

A major military spending project is to be delayed because of the resignation of the government earlier this month. A decision on the acquisition of...

While sote planning ends, €200 million investment money ‘can still be...

A €200 million sum that's been spent on preparations and planning for social, health and regional reform - known as sote in Finnish -...

Everything stays the same, as Finland’s government resigns

Despite the resignation of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) and his three-party coalition government today, very little changes in Finnish politics. Sipilä continues as Caretaker Prime...

Emergency government talks as new Helsinki sex abuse allegations revealed

The three parties which make up the Finnish government coalition are set to hold a series of emergency talks this week, in the wake...

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...