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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...

Parliament Returns: Social & Healthcare Reform, Working Life Legislation On Spring...

Finland's two hundred members of parliament get back to work today after the Christmas break, with a busy legislative agenda ahead. The holiday season was...

Thousands Attend Protest Rally, But Strike Is Far From ‘Slam Dunk’...

Thousands of people gathered in Helsinki's Senate Square today, to protest against the government's so-called 'active model' for tackling unemployment. The event was organised by...