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Sampo Terho gives up Blues leadership role after election disaster

The leader of the Blue Reform political party Sampo Terho has announced he's stepping down from the role. In a blog post the politician, who is...

Timo Soini signals the end of his parliamentary career

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has said he won't run for parliament in April's elections. It signals the end of a 16-year stint as a member...

Turn the page: political parties hope November brings a new chapter

For a number of Finnish politicians and political parties, it's been a bruising autumn so far, and they'll be hoping November allows them to...

Timo Soini admitted to hospital with ‘high grade fever’

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has been admitted to hospital suffering from a "high grade fever" according to a statement from the Ministry of...

Timo Soini faces parliament showdown over abortion stance

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) is facing a no-confidence vote in parliament this afternoon. The motion has been brought by opposition parties after numerous controversial comments that Soini...

Blue Reform Lines Up MPs For Election Battle

The Blue Reform political party has started lining up its members of parliament to fight next year's election. Defence Minister Juusi Niinistö is the latest...

Timo Soni’s Abortion Comments ‘Are Not Government Policy’: Ministers

Two Finnish government ministers have been forced to clarify that controversial comments by Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) are not official government policy. On Sunday, Soini...

Prime Minister Sipilä: We’re All Friends Again

Afternoon 'trust talks' between the leaders of Finland's three-party coalition government seem to have resulted in an outbreak of trust. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre)...

Orpo: “No Political Crisis” After MP Switches Party

Chairman of the National Coalition Party Petteri Orpo says "there is no political crisis in Finland" after a Blue Reform MP jumped ship from that...

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...