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Helsinki Drops Off ‘Most Liveable Cities’ Top 10

Helsinki has dropped off The Economist Intelligence Unit's list of the world's most liveable cities. The Finnish capital had been in the top 10 since...

“There Was No Collusion” – Trump Backs Russia Meddling Denials At...

Donald Trump says "there was no collusion" between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 US Presidential election. He made the statement at a joint...

Helsinki Police Shoot Armed Man

Police in Helsinki have shot an armed man after responding to an emergency call in the city's Ruskeasuo neighbourhood. It happened around 05:00 this morning...

Helsinki Plans Immigrant Education Shake-Up

Helsinki City Council is expected to approve an overhaul of its education provisions this month, to try and improve qualifications and opportunities for students...

Helsinki House Prices Continue To Rise

If you want to buy a home in Helsinki, you'll have to dig deep. New figures show the demand for housing in the capital city...

Helsinki Crowned Europe’s Busiest Passenger Port

The Port of Helsinki has become the busiest passenger port in Europe according to new figures. In 2017, 11.8 million ferry passengers sailed through the...

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...

Mirage: Why Helsinki’s ‘Grand Mosque’ Disappeared

Plans by Muslim developers to build a Grand Mosque complex in Helsinki never really gained any support from local government due to fears about...

Lightbringer: The Story Of Finland’s New Winter War Memorial

A striking new sculpture lights up the dark skies this week, when Finland's first ever national memorial to the Winter War of 1939 and...