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Police launch 48 hour drink-drive crackdown

Finnish police forces are launching a two-day nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. Over the next 48 hours they expect to carry out thousands of breath...

Jail time for Oulu sex offender

The District Court in Oulu has sentenced a 21-year old man to four years in prison for his part in the sexual abuse of...

New law removes Finnish citizenship for certain serious crimes

A new amendment to the Nationality Act means that authorities have the power to strip Finnish citizens of their passports if they're found guilty...

Finland’s biggest ever cocaine smuggling operation busted

Police have revealed details of a huge drugs bust this morning, thought to be the largest in Finnish history. Law enforcement agencies have completed their...

Cyber attack on election system, as 1.5 million Finns vote in...

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI is looking into the circumstances around an apparent cyber attack against Finland's election information systems. It happened over the...

Police look for gang of young girls after beating incident

Police in Vantaa are looking for a group of four or five young girls after a 10-year old girl was attacked and beaten. The suspected...

Report: Finland has the EU’s lowest incarceration rates

A new report published by the Council of Europe CoE shows that across the continent, rates of imprisonment are falling. Finland has the lowest rate...

Half of new Police University students are female

One of Finland's most male-dominated professions is in the process of changing. Half of the new students who started classes this week at the Police...

Left Alliance parliament candidate suspends campaign after alleged attack

A parliamentary candidate for the Left Alliance says he was attacked and verbally abused in east Helsinki on Monday. Suldaan Said Ahmed wrote on social media...

Police: Finns lost €5 million to foreign phone fraudsters

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) says that in the past year Finns have been swindled out of at least €5 million in phone...