Videos

GALLERY: Winter feeding attracts Finland’s small birds

It's that time of year when all the leaves have fallen from the trees, the hedgerows are looking bare, and you might be able to spot more small domestic birds as they look for food before winter. Winter bird feeding...

GALLERY: First Finnish presidential visit to Ethiopia

President Sauli Niinistö made a little history this week, becoming the first Finnish president to visit Ethiopia. The two-day trip also marked Niinistö's first official to Africa. During his stay in Addis Ababa, Niinistö met Ethiopia's President Sahle-Work Zewde, and also...

WATCH: Surf’s up at Finland’s newest, biggest mall

https://vimeo.com/367083225

GALLERY: Red, green and gold – Lapland’s ‘ruska’ colours

At this time of year Finland's forests and fells are rapidly changing through the short autumn season when the leaves turn many different shades. This is known as 'ruska' in Finnish, where the vivid reds from bilberry and lingonberry bushes...

GALLERY: Close-ups with Finland’s insects of autumn

After a few last days of sunshine and warm weather that made it feel like summer again, autumn seems to have arrived across the whole country. As the seasons change, so do the plants, birds, animals and insects. But if you...

WATCH: Drone Olympics puts flying machines to the test

https://vimeo.com/358639927

LISTEN: Podkäst Episode 5

Did you catch our new episode of Podkäst? This week Helsingin Sanomat journalist Fanny Fröman who heads up their news for children project Lasten Uutiset, talks about what kind of news young people are interested in, how to discuss difficult and...

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Jari Sillänpää child sex abuse trial begins at Helsinki court

Singer Jari Sillänpää, one of Finland's most popular and well-known entertainers, goes on trial Wednesday at Helsinki District Court. He's accused of sexually abusing a...

Haavisto heads to Washington; and still leads presidential poll

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) is heading to Washington DC today for talks with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo. On the agenda for the two-day trip is...

Morning headlines: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Survey: Police don't have time to do their jobs properly The results of a new survey, released on Wednesday, paints a grim picture of the...

Coronavirus quarantine keeps Finns in Tenerife hotel lockdown

Almost two dozen Finns are among a thousand people quarantined at a hotel in the Canary Islands, after three guests were diagnosed with Coronavirus. The...

‘Woodsman’ in court appealing his fourth murder conviction

A convicted killer known as the 'Woodsman' is back in court this week, appealing his latest conviction for murdering a career criminal he first...

Political groups suspend contacts with Finns Party Youth over fascism concerns

The youth organisations of seven Finnish political parties say they're suspending cooperation with the Finns Party Youth Group over concerns about how predominant fascism...

Employment rate – and unemployment rate – up in January

Finland's employment rate and unemployment rates both rose in January, compared with a year before. The government's target of 75% employment looks a step closer...

Morning headlines: Tuesday 25th February 2020

Ministry to consider funding implications for Finns Party Youth 'fascist' video The Ministry of Education and Culture tells News Now Finland a video by a senior Finns...