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Morning Headlines: Thursday 7th September 2017

Russia's Military Buildup - Zapad Explained Russia's military is preparing for its biggest ever post-Cold War exercise, and it's happening in Finland's back yard next week. Thousands of troops, aircraft, ships and weapons being deployed across the Baltic and High...

BREAKING: Railway Station Evacuated After Fire Alarm

The ticket hall at Helsinki Central Station will not open until Thursday morning after a fire and smoke damage. Workers will continue to ventilate the premises. There were no injuries in the fire. Passengers can still access trains directly...

Morning Headlines: Wednesday 6th September 2017

Finland's Trans Troops US President Donald Trump has made a unilateral declaration that transgender troops will not be allowed to serve in America's military. But what's the situation like in Finland? With thousands of men and women reporting for national...

Morning Headlines: Tuesday 5th September 2017

Parliament Resumes Finland's autumn parliament session gets underway today, in the freshly renovated parliament building. Politicians had been in temporary debating venues during the remodeling work. Security will be on the agenda for autumn, as MPs decide if more powers...

Prosecutor General Charged In Corruption Investigation

Finland's Prosecutor General has been charge with misconduct, after a corruption investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation NBI. Matti Nissinen is accused of awarding lucrative staff training contracts to a company owned by his brother. The company, Deep Lead Oy,...

Morning Headlines: Monday 4th September 2017

Politician Abuse Finnish politicians return to parliament this week for the new autumn session, but they'll face a growing number of online threats, fueled by social media. MPs tell News Now Finland that they've received death threats to themselves and their...

Morning Headlines: Sunday 3rd September 2017

East Finland Police Car Crash Police say a man intentionally smashed into a police vehicle with his car. It happened in the early hours of Sunday morning on Highway 6 near Kitee in eastern Finland. The police officers were on...

Morning Headlines: Friday 1st September 2017

More Guns for Finnish Police Finnish police are set to be armed with MP5 submachine guns. They would still have traditional pistols as well. According to police inspector Ari Alanen, the terrorist threat in Finland increases the pressure on police...

Morning Headlines: Thursday 31st August 2017

Oulu Boat Crash A search is underway near Oulu for one person missing after a boat crash early this morning. There were three people on the boat, but coastguards say two of them managed to reach the shore. Now, rescue...

Morning Headlines: Wednesday 30th August 2017

Politics: Final Budget Talks Begin The government meets today to finalise budget proposals for 2018. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) will hold talks with coalition partners Sampo Terho (Finns Party) and Peteri Orpo (NCP) at the PM's official residence Kesäranta...

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GALLERY: Discovering Finland’s urban wildlife residents

How well do you know your neighbours? No, not your human neighbours, but the other animals that share our cities, towns and villages with...

Morning headlines: Friday 15th January 2020

Cold snap continues across the country  A cold front with some extremely chilly temperatures continues across most of central, southern and eastern Finland on Friday...

Morning headlines: Thursday 14th January 2021

Coronavirus update: No new restrictions expected today Public health officials, and Minister Krista Kiuru (SDP) will give a coronavirus update on Thursday morning but are not...

Morning headlines: Wednesday 13th January 2021

Southern snow storm continues, as temperatures drop A snowstorm that swept through southern Finland in the last 36 hours continues on Wednesday, although snow will...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 12th January 2021

Snow storm brings dangerous driving conditions, power outages A snowstorm sweeping across western and southern Finland on Tuesday brings dangerous driving conditions to roads and...

Morning headlines: Monday 11th January 2021

Exceptionally heavy snowfall on the way from Monday night Meteorologists are warning of "exceptional" levels of snowfall with up to 30-40cm of accumulated snow forecast...

Morning headlines: Friday 8th January 2021

Minister calls for faster vaccine delivery from EU Minister of Family and Basic Services Krista Kiuru (SDP) has written to the EU's Health Commissioner calling for...

Morning headlines: Thursday 7th January 2021

Finnish leaders react to American political violence  Finnish leaders have reacted to a night of political violence in America, when armed supporters of US President...