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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...

Juha Sipilä steps down as Centre Party leader… in September

Outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipilä says he'll step down from his role as the leader of the Centre Party - but only in September. Writing on...

“Values” at the heart of coalition government negotiations

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has put the theme of "values" at the centre of his plans to try and form Finland's next coalition government. And...

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...

Polls tighten on last day of election advance voting

Today is the last day of advance voting before Sunday's general election, and the latest polls show the race to be the leading party...