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Government leaders meet after weekend of political changes

The five party leaders of Finland's coalition government met on Monday in Helsinki, after a weekend of political upheaval. Prime Minister Sanna Marin became her party's...

Katri Kulmuni interview: Centre Party leader is down, but not yet...

Time might be running out for Katri Kulmuni's short reign as leader of the Centre Party. Either that or she's gearing up for a triumphant...

MP Petri Honkonen joins Centre Party leadership race

The Vice Chairman of the Centre Party Petri Honkanen has joined the race to be the next party leader, challenging incumbent Katri Kulmuni. He's the second serious...

Science and culture minister Annika Saarikko joins Centre Party leadership race

Minister of Science and Culture Annika Saarikko is joining the Centre Party leadership race, in a bid to oust incumbent Katri Kulmuni. Saarikko only returned from maternity...

Vanhanen in, Kulmuni out of “top 5” government line-up

Finland's new Finance Minister Matti Vanhanen (Centre), who was sworn into the position by President Niinistö on Tuesday morning, also becomes the country's new...

Former PM Matti Vanhanen picked to be new finance minister

Former Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen has been selected as his party's pick to be the new Minister of Finance. Vanhanen, 64, was chosen by...

Centre Party leader Katri Kulmuni quits her ministerial role

Centre Party leader Katri Kulmuni has quit her role as Finland's Minister of Finance, over payments for media training to a consulting company. At a brief...

Paavo Väyrynen, Simon Elo announce their new political homes

Two former frontline politicians have announced their new political homes on Monday. Former Centre Party heavyweight Paavo Väyrynen says he's returning to the party was...

Bad start: Two government apologies in 24 hours after media snafus

The new Finnish government is only a few days old, and it's already having to issue apologies for things that went wrong this week. In...

Government parties working to build trust after Rinne debacle

Finland's incoming prime minister says "we have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust" after ten days of political turmoil that saw...