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Centre Party and Left Alliance pick their new ministers

The final pieces of the ministerial puzzle were put in place late Wednesday night with both the Centre Party and Left Alliance deciding on...

Ex-Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen reveals heart surgery date

Former prime minister and presidential candidate Matti Vanhanen (Centre) has revealed that he'll have heart surgery in the summer to correct an ongoing medical problem. The...

Juha Sipilä steps down as Centre Party leader… in September

Outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipilä says he'll step down from his role as the leader of the Centre Party - but only in September. Writing on...

Bitcoins, micro-payments and merch: fundraising innovation on the campaign trail

With the general election only two and a half months away, campaigning is in full swing as parties announce their policy platforms, leaders take...

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...

Parliament Green Light For Väyrynen’s Return

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen (Centre) has been given the green light to come back to parliament, and take his constituency seat on 12th June. Parliament's Secretary...

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)...

Return To National Politics For Veteran Väyrynen

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen is to leave his MEP job in Brussels, and make a return to national politics before the end of...

Troublemaker: Paavo Väyrynen Makes (Even More) Mischief For Centre Party

Veteran Centre Party politician Paavo Väyrynen is making headlines again by announcing a new bid to be party chairman in the summer. He's running against...

Matti Vanhanen Hospitalised, Presidential Campaigning Paused

The Centre Party's candidate for the 2018 presidential elections, Matti Vanhanen has been hospitalised with a heart condition. The announcement came on Vanhanen's Facebook page, where...