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Pirita Näkkäläjärvi column: We need a Sámi go-to person in the...

There are two versions of autonomy within Finland: the region of the Åland Islands between Finland and Sweden is autonomous; and the indigenous people...

Mikko Kiesiläinen column: Lestijärvi is distributing your tax money to their...

The tiny municipality of Lestijärvi gives out a baby bonus of €10,000 to the families of babies born within the municipality. The sum is paid...

Mikko Kiesiläinen Column: Finland subsidises fine wines for the rich

Mikko Kiesiläinen is the head of Libera think tank, and a parliamentary election candidate for the Green Alliance. Follow him on Twitter at @MKiesilainen. Finland is...

Pekka Sauri Column: Velvet Underground Beginning To See The Light

As I write this on Friday 17th November, the western extension of the Helsinki metro system is about to open for passengers after a...

Pirita Näkkäläjärvi Column: Sámi Of The Year

I was named the 2017 Sámi of the Year on Saturday. What an honour and what a responsibility! First and foremost, the title is an...

Habiba Ali Column: A Question of Identity

This is my first column for News Now Finland. I hope many more will follow. So at first, let me introduce myself. My name is...

Päivi Anttikoski Column: Don’t Change The Channel for Children

”There has been a massive explosion at the city centre! But the Prime Minister is safe!” I could hear the loud noise through my thoughts....