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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...

Ministerial shuffle for Social Democrats and Centre Party

The two largest parties in government have shuffled around their ministerial teams. It comes after ten days of political upheaval which saw Antti Rinne (SDP) step down...

Cannibalism, tiny cages, squalid conditions: international investigation reveals Finland’s fur farm...

An undercover investigation by an international animal welfare organisation has again revealed the shocking conditions in some of Finland's fur farms, where an estimated...

Centre Party calls for more job creation and stronger regional policies

The new leader of the Centre Party Katri Kulmuni has used her first major policy speech since being elected last weekend to call for more...

Katri Kulmuni interview: “I’m just an ordinary girl from Lapland”

In the excitable hours after being voted the new Centre Party Chair, Katri Kulmuni is still swept up in the day's events. "It was a...