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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...

Social Democrats Back Fully-Free High School Education

The Social Democrats say that a proposal for fully-free secondary education - including high school and vocational school - should be added to parliament's...

Education Minister Welcomes Union Proposals For More School Time

Education Minister Sanni Grahn-Laasonen (NCP) says she agrees with new proposals that would stretch the number of years children stay in education. Today, the Education Trade...

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...

Thousands Sign Initiative For Free Vocational Education Rights

Students in Finland already enjoy some world-leading free university education. But a new Citizens' Initiative aims to put the idea of genuinely cost-free vocational training...

A Thousand Days Of Juha Sipilä

The Finnish government marks a milestone today, one thousand days on the job with Juha Sipilä (Centre) as Prime Minister. Compared to some recent previous Finnish...

Government Fails To Agree On Family Leave Reform

The government has failed to find common ground on plans to reform parental leave laws. The heads of the three coalition parties Prime Minister Juha...

Cannabis Cash: Where Is Finland’s Tax High?

Finland is missing out on tens of millions of euros in tax revenues each year from legal cannabis sales, but it's a topic the...

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...