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Parliament Green Light For Väyrynen’s Return

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen (Centre) has been given the green light to come back to parliament, and take his constituency seat on 12th June. Parliament's Secretary...

Return To National Politics For Veteran Väyrynen

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen is to leave his MEP job in Brussels, and make a return to national politics before the end of...

New Political Movement Wants Your Ideas

A new political movement launched over the weekend aims to increase transparency in Finnish political decision making, and empower voters to have more direct...

Life In Limbo: How Finland Is Failing On Gender Identity Rights

Finland's Human Rights Centre Ihmisoikeuskeskus is set to release a new report this month about the status of transgender rights in the country, and will...

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...

Sick Leave For ‘Forcible Kiss’ Finns Party MP

A Finns Party MP who was sanctioned for forcibly kissing another politician against her will is on long-term sick leave. Teuvo Hakkarainen previously said he...

‘Forcible Kiss’ MP Stripped Of Role, Seeks Alcohol Help

A Finns Party MP who forcibly kissed another politician has received a 'serious warning' from his party officials, and been stripped of his role...

Nordic Council Looks For New Relevance In Energy, Language and ID...

A politician from the Faroe Islands tells a joke. "What's the difference between the Nordic Council and a camel?" "A camel can work for a week...

Viva Åland! Independence Dream Not Dead, But More Autonomy Comes First

The ongoing turmoil in Spain over Catalan independence is being watched very carefully in the Åland Islands. "I'd say what we learned from Catalonia is...

Government Faces Afternoon No Confidence Vote

Finland's government is facing a no confidence vote in parliament this afternoon, as five opposition parties unite around the subject of railway reform and...