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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...

Election observers give Finland two thumbs up, but anticipate voting challenges...

A team of international observers who tracked Finland's general election says the vote was "excellent and well-run". The 12-strong team with experts from the UK,...

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...

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...

Everything stays the same, as Finland’s government resigns

Despite the resignation of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) and his three-party coalition government today, very little changes in Finnish politics. Sipilä continues as Caretaker Prime...

Timo Soini signals the end of his parliamentary career

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has said he won't run for parliament in April's elections. It signals the end of a 16-year stint as a member...

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...

Euro election voting papers arrive for Brexit Brits

British nationals - like other foreigners in Finland - have been receiving letters from the Population Register Centre informing them of their right to vote...

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,...