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Blue Reform Lines Up MPs For Election Battle

The Blue Reform political party has started lining up its members of parliament to fight next year's election. Defence Minister Juusi Niinistö is the latest...

Two New Niinistö Biographies Allege Power Struggles, Meddling

Two new biographies of Sauli Niinistö are in Finnish bookshops this week, released just before the President's 70th birthday. One book, 'Sauli Niinistö - Lord...

University Launches New Plagiarism Investigation Into Laura Huhtasaari

The University of Jyväskylä has decided to start a new preliminary investigation into plagiarism accusations against Finns Party vice chair, and former presidential candidate, Laura...

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...

Kokoomus Councilor In ‘Racist’ Facebook Controversy

A Helsinki City councilor has been accused of posting a racist comment on a Facebook group. National Coalition Party politician Harry Bogomoloff, who has been a...

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...

Calling Washington: Niinistö Phones Trump For Talks

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö talked with his American counterpart Donald Trump on the phone on Monday. According to a press release from Niinistö's office the...

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...

The Foreign Influence Behind Finland’s Far Right ‘Awakening’

Finnish right wing activists are set to hold a conference this weekend, bringing together white nationalist speakers from Europe and the USA to a...