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Finns Party candidate tries to spin ‘immigrant invader’ election slogan

A Finns Party candidate for parliament is trying to explain an anti-immigrant slogan emblazoned on the side of his car as part of an...

Finland criticises Russia on 5th anniversary of Crimea invasion

The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a strongly-worded rebuke of Russia, reaffirming support for sanctions and criticising the country's human rights record. The...

Greens launch national bus tour with pledge to off-set the carbon...

The Green Alliance are taking their election campaign on the road with a national bus tour. The 6000km trip launched on the weekend, with the...

Local issues beat out national concerns on the campaign trail

With less than one month to go until the general election, candidates are making a big push to get their name and message out...

“A deadly cocktail against democracy” – fighting election fake news

Finnish officials are several weeks into a campaign to educate civil servants, political parties and the media about the threats of 'fake news' ahead...

Antti Rinne back from health scare: ‘I’m ready to be Prime...

The chairman of the Social Democrats Antti Rinne is back at work today, after a long period of sick leave. Rinne and his wife first fell...

Estonian politicians target voters in Finland ahead of Sunday’s elections

Estonia goes to the polls on Sunday in parliamentary elections, and some of the major political parties have been doing outreach to voters in...

Parliament votes against truly free secondary education

A vote in parliament has ended the prospects of truly free secondary school education for all pupils. Members of parliament voted 111 to 72 to...

Feminist Party launches election campaign with 100 initiatives on equality

The Feminist Party has officially launched its 2019 election manifesto, unveiling 100 initiatives on equality. It's the first general election campaign for the party, which...

Parliament candidates aim to shatter Finland’s minority glass ceiling

With campaigning well underway for spring elections, a slew of candidates with minority backgrounds are hoping to win enough votes to get into office,...