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Government examining international treaty obligations in light of child abuse allegations

The Finnish government say it is re-examining the international treaties it's signed up to, to make sure the country's "interpretation" of them is correct...

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...

“No means no” – new police instructional videos for asylum seekers

A recently published video warns newly arrived immigrants that all forms of harassment and sexual coercion in Finland are criminal offenses. The message, delivered in...

Oulu police confirm new sex abuse arrests, and the death of...

Police in Oulu say they they've launched an investigation into four new cases of sex offense against girls under the age of 15. Officers say...

Friday custody hearing for child death suspect

A custody hearing for a man suspected in the death of a young boy on Christmas Eve will take place on Friday. Population Centre records...

Helsinki Police investigating child’s Christmas Eve death

Police in Helsinki say they're investigating the death of a child as a possible murder. The victim is reported to be a boy of early...

Police launch 24 hour drink drive crack-down

Police forces across the country are launching a 24 hour crack-down on people who drive while under the influence of alcohol. Some 18,000 people are...

Oulu police hunt for 8th child sex abuse suspect

Police in Oulu have released a picture of a man they want to question in connection with a series of sexual offenses against young...

Police urge calm after Oulu child sex attack revelations

National Police Commissioner Seppo Kolehmainen has called for composure and for people to respect the rule of law as police in Oulu investigate a string...

Human trafficking gang stopped by Helsinki Police

Police in Helsinki say they've broken up a human trafficking gang that brought women to Finland to work as prostitutes. Police say that a group...