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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...

Government negotiations enter third – and final? – week

Talks to form the next coalition government have entered the third week at the House of the Estates in Helsinki, but there already seem...

Advance Euro voting begins today, as more young people say they...

Early voting begins today for the European Parliament elections. Finns, and EU nationals registered to vote in Finland, can vote in advance between today and...

Politicians tackle lobbyist controversy in government negotiations

The second week of government negotiations is underway, as political party representatives meet at the House of the Estates in Helsinki to hammer out...

Parties leverage Europe Day to boost their Euro Parliament prospects

Finnish political parties, fresh off a long domestic election season, have cranked up the campaign machinery again ahead of the European Parliament elections on...

Antti Rinne choose four coalition partners for government

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has chosen four other parties from the centre right and left of politics to try and form Finland's next government. At...

First day of new parliament: so what happens next?

Today was the first day of the new parliament, and there was some ceremonial housekeeping to take care of for MPs. As per tradition, the...

Parties turn their attention to Euro Parliament elections

After the rush of the Finnish general election, political parties are turning their attention to the upcoming European Parliament elections which take place at...