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Eight drone pilots fined for breaching Helsinki no-fly zone

Eight drone pilots have been fined after their machines breached a strict no-fly zone around Finlandia Hall during last week's EU ministerial meetings. Police say...

Customs agents sniff out sex stimulant drugs

Customs agents have seized thousands of bottles of 'poppers' - a class of alkyl nitrate drugs - and think that tens of thousands more...

Helsinki Police release new pictures in search for assault suspect

Helsinki Police have released new pictures of a suspect they want to question in connection with a violent assault in the city. The incident happened...

Trial begins for suspect in child’s Christmas Eve killing

The trial begins at Helsinki District Court today of a man accused of stabbing a child to death on Christmas Eve last year. It happened...

Customs seize thousands of smuggled tablets

Customs agents have seized more than 4000 Subutex tablets that were smuggled from France and Hungary via Estonia into Finland. Details of the May drug...

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...

Hunter sentenced over bear cub deaths

A hunter has received a suspended sentence and a ban at Kainuu District Court for killing two bear cubs. The incident happened in Suomussalmi last...

Senior police officers cleared in misconduct court case

A group of senior policemen have been cleared of misconduct charges at Helsinki District Court, in a case that put some of Finland's most...

“Potentially dangerous” cyber attack still impacting Lahti residents

A cyber attack that hit IT infrastructure in Lahti on Monday is still having an impact on local residents. City officials say one computer was...

Police investigate Lahti city cyber attack

The National Bureau of Investigations NBI has launched an investigation into a cyber attack which hit the City of Lahti's computer systems. The City itself...