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Sámi Parliament elections going ahead, despite legal issues

Voting is set to begin next week to elect 21 members of the Sámi Parliament. But an ongoing legal battle of who is eligible...

Human rights protest greets Putin’s arrival

Human rights protesters are highlighting the bleak situation in Russia, and staging a protest to coincide with the arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin in...

‘Movement Now’ decides to become a political party

The Liike Nyt - Movement Now - political movement has decided to become an official political party. The group's founder, and only MP, is multi-millionaire...

Pay for politics: 2019 general election spending revealed

How much does it take to win, or lose, a seat in parliament? Depending on the candidates, the campaign budget could range from a thrifty...

Centre Party and Left Alliance pick their new ministers

The final pieces of the ministerial puzzle were put in place late Wednesday night with both the Centre Party and Left Alliance deciding on...

Pick 6 – Things we learned from the European Parliament elections

1. Voter turnout Voter turnout was up compared with the last election five years ago. In 2015 just 39.1% of eligible voters in Finland, and...

Green growth, as National Coalition Party tops Euro Parliament poll

Finland's Greens have picked up one extra seat and grown their share of the vote by 6.7% to come second in the European Parliament...

Finns Party Youth group promises better judgment after ‘racist’ tweet

The Vice President of the Finns Party Youth has called one of the tweets he sent from the organisation's official account "thoughtless", in an...

EU elections: Thousands vote overseas, as poll shows NCP on top

Thousands of Finns took the opportunity to cast a ballot overseas in advance of Sunday's European Parliament elections. According to figures released by the Foreign...

Almost 900,000 advance votes cast in EU Parliament elections

Almost 900,000 people have already cast their ballots in advance of Sunday's European Parliament elections. New figures from the Ministry of Justice show that 897,162...