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Singer Jari Sillanpää to face child sex abuse charges in court

Finnish singer Jari Sillanpää will appear in court next February charged with sexual abuse of a child and dissemination of sexually suggestive images. The story was...

Charges for two suspects in Helsinki “Eno” child sex case

Prosecutors have charged two people in connection with a series of sex abuse crimes against young girls. A 64-year old man known as "Eno" and...

Finns Party MP ‘Brother Christmas’ in court facing charity financial charges

A Finns Party Member of Parliament Ari Koponen is on trial at East Uusimaa District Court today, facing charges relating to his charity fundraising work...

Back behind bars: 13 years for corrupt ex-police chief Jari Aarnio

The former head of Helsinki Police drugs squad is back in jail today, as the Court of Appeal upheld a ten year sentence for...

New rules on booze, as Air Force leaders convicted in training...

The Finnish Air Force has issued new rules banning alcohol from training exercises, as two senior Finnish officers are convicted for their roles in...

Trial begins for Loimaa bus hijack suspect

A man has gone on trial accused of attempted hijacking, attempted assault and traffic safety violations, after allegedly trying to make two buses collide...

Sámi activists win fishing rights case

Lapland District Court delivered a victory to five Sámi from northern fishing communities, in two landmark cases that have an important significance for indigenous...

No jail time for Iraqi asylum seeker who cut off ISIS...

An Iraqi asylum seeker who was filmed cutting off the head of a dead ISIS fighter, and posing in front of burning bodies, will...

Top Cops Charged With Informant Oversight Lapses

Three of the most senior names in Finnish policing are facing charges for not keeping tighter control on how the former head of the...

Murder Conviction For Lapland Tour Guide Killer

A former soldier from the Czech Republic has been convicted of murdering Scottish tour guide Rebecca Johnson in Enontekiö in December 2016. Karel Frybl -...