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Dark web drugs network broken up by Customs and police

Finnish Customs and the National Bureau of Investigation have broken up what they describe as a "large-scale" drugs network which imported and distributed illegal...

Police bust huge cannabis farm operation in Kerava

Eastern Uusimaa Police say they've busted a large professionally-run cannabis farm in Kerava. Investigators suspect that two people were behind the operation which may have...

Record high amphetamine levels and drug-drive offenses

Researchers have found record high levels of amphetamines in capital region wastewater – a level which has continued to grow even during coronavirus lockdown...

Trial begins in Oodi Library stabbing case

The trial begins today at Helsinki District Court of a man and woman accused of stabbing and robbing a man in the toilets at...

More funding for coronavirus vaccine research

Finland is joining two international organisations working to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, and contributing €5 million in total funding to help...

Extra security for huge drugs-related trial at Helsinki District Court

A drugs trial got underway at Helsinki District Court on Thursday, and is expected to put up to 50 defendants in the dock over...

Caught on camera: Police release pictures of crime boss’s guns, drugs...

The National Bureau of Investigations says it's wrapping up an investigation into the man who headed the United Brotherhood crime gang. During the course of...

Most people under 35 in Finland know someone who uses drugs

Most people in Finland aged under 35 know someone who uses drugs. That's the startling finding of a survey carried out by the Finnish Institute...

Police make huge drugs smuggling bust in Spanish-Finnish operation

Police forces in Finland and Spain have cooperated on an operation to smash a large drugs smuggling and drugs sales operation. Officers in Helsinki, Tampere...

Drug and alcohol deaths up again in 2018

A record number of people died from drugs-related causes in Finland during 2018 - up more than 20% from the year before at 261...