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Safe Finland? Government publishes new internal security review

The government has published a new assessment of Finland's internal security and concludes that Finland's the safest country in the world. The report focuses on four...

Firework safety advice for New Year’s Eve as citizens’ initiative hits...

Many people across the country will be watching firework displays as 2018 turns into 2019. Unsurprisingly it's one of the busiest nights of the year...

Espoo goes firework-free for New Year, as citizen’s initiative seeks ban

Finland's second largest city has decided not to celebrate the New Year with a bang - at least, when it comes to fireworks. Espoo will...

Dangerous pavement warnings: how to stay safe on icy streets

The Finnish Meteorological Institute FMI has issued a warning about dangerous conditions for pedestrians on pavements in the south of the country over the...

National reflector day shines a light on winter safety

At this time of year there's no escaping the encroaching winter, with days getting noticeably shorter from week to week. Today's sunrise time in Helsinki...

No summer spike in Finnish traffic accidents

Finland's Accident Investigation Institute OTI says they didn't see any increase in traffic accidents over the summer months, even though hot weather can often...

Road Rules: Changes Coming For Drivers & Cyclists

Proposed changes to road traffic laws are likely to be seen by anyone who uses the country's roads. Among the possible changes being discussed by...