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Bottas wins US Grand Prix, but team mate Hamilton claims world title

Finnish Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas won the US Grand Prix in Austin Texas on Sunday evening. However, it wasn’t enough to stop his team mate Lewis Hamilton who came second, from claiming his sixth World Champion title. Bottas went into the race knowing he...

Norwich City is throwing a ‘Pukki Party’ in Helsinki, and we’re all invited

Torilla tavataan? The Finnish men's national football team Huuhkajat are facing the biggest game of their career later in November. They'll take on Lichtenstein on 15th November at Helsinki's Telia 5G arena, and a win will secure their place in the...

Out in sport: ‘Locker room gay trash talk is so normalised, but it’s not cool’

When former pro-hockey player Janne Puhakka announced he was gay in a weekend newspaper interview, it prompted a wave of support and encouragement for the ex-Espoo Blues star. On Puhakka's instagram page over the summer he wrote about how he had "always...

Valtteri Bottas still on track after Mexico podium finish

Finnish race driver Valtteri Bottas is still - technically - on track to win the F1 World Championship next weekend after a podium finish in Mexico. The Finn came third in Sunday evening's Mexico Grand Prix, behind Mercedes team mate Lewis...

Lauri Markkanen scores some big numbers – on the court, and at the bank

Finnish NBA star Lauri Markkanen is off to a flying start in the first game of the new basketball season in North America - even if his team lost their opening game. The Finn scored 35 points as his Chicago...

Mister Muscles: Finland’s strongest man goes for global gold

He's been Finnish Champion and European Champion, now Espoo strongman Paavo Paaso is going for gold at World Championship events on two different continents in the coming weeks. Strongman competitions were wildly popular throughout the 1980s and 90s in Europe, with...

Finland beats Armenia with impressive Euro 2020 win

The Finnish men's national football team scored an impressive win in the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Tuesday night. Huuhkajat - Eagle Owls - defeated Armenia 3-0 in Turku. Goals came off the boot of Fredrik Jensen in the first half; and...

Valtteri Bottas wins big in Japan Grand Prix

Finnish Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas has clinched another Grand Prix victory, winning in Japan on Sunday ahead of rival Sebastian Vettel and team mate Lewis Hamilton. It sets the scene for the Mercedes pair to battle it out for the...

Vantaa player chases World Cup dream with Africa debut

A footballer from Vantaa has been playing in the international spotlight this week as his team chased a seemingly impossible dream to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Ahmed Said Ahmed plays for Vantaa side VJS, currently languishing...

Finland fall to Italy despite Pukki penalty

The Finnish men’s national football team are still on track to qualify for their first ever major international tournament, despite losing 2-1 to Italy on Sunday night. The Eagle Owls Huuhkajat took on powerhouse Italy in Tampere in the latest...

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Britain imposes new restrictions for Finns who want to work in UK

The British Government has raised the bar on Finns - and other Europeans - who want to move to the UK after Brexit. From January...

Capital region shoppers are Finland’s biggest organic food buyers

The Helsinki capital region is the country's biggest market for organic food, according to retailer HOK-Elanto. The company - which operates S-Market, Alepa, Sale, Prismo...

Embattled Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto facing Parliament, criminal investigations

Finland's embattled Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Greens) whose leadership at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been beset with allegations of bullying and poor staff...

New poll provides some political relief for government’s biggest parties

A new political poll from Helsingin Sanomat published on Wednesday provides some good news for the two main parties in government. Both the Social Democrats...

Morning headlines: Wednesday 19th February 2020

Marin meets Merkel for Berlin talks  Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is in Berlin on Wednesday for her first meeting on German soil with Chancellor Angela Merkel. The...

Marin meets Merkel as Germany mulls generational political change

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is in Berlin on Wednesday for her first meeting on German soil with Chancellor Angela Merkel. The main topic on...

WATCH: Last of the ‘Top Gun’ test jets arrive in Finland

The last of the international contenders to replace Finland’s ageing fleet of Hornet jets arrived at Pirkkala Air Base on Tuesday afternoon. Boeing sent an...

Korkeasaari bears wake early from winter hibernation

The two resident brown bears at Helsinki's Korkeasaari Zoo have woken early from their winter hibernation due to warmer weather, after a two month...