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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...

Power Shuffle At Parliament

There's a change in store for some key positions in the Finnish Parliament. The moves have come about, because the Finns Party split in half...

Parliament’s Delete Button: Transparency vs Media vs Privacy

Parliament's Executive Director says that criticism of its practice of destroying visitor logs at the end of each day cannot be taken lightly. "It is...

BREAKING: Two People Stabbed Outside Parliament

The two foreign men apparently stabbed themselves in a suicide attempt on the steps of parliament. STT Finnish News Agency reports that two people with...

Parliament Returns: It’s The Economy, Stupid

Finland's Members of Parliament get back to work today after the long summer recess, with a busy legislative schedule ahead. The government has the economy...