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3.7 million trips, as capital bike scheme ends for the winter

The bike share scheme in the capital city region - Helsinki and Espoo - is coming to an end for another year, with the...

Expanded Espoo mall counting on Stockmann’s success

The new expansion of Ainoa shopping centre in Tapiola has seen an increase of shoppers since it opened on Thursday 24th October. And despite the...

Espoo students walk out over classroom air quality concerns

Students at an Espoo school walked out of classes on Thursday over concerns about the quality of air in classrooms. The Leppävaara students say the...

More rats spotted in Espoo – but don’t blame the metro...

Residents in Espoo have noticed a lot of creatures scurrying around recently. Rattus Norvegicus - brown rats - have been spotted in apparently greater numbers especially...

Free sports gets young people moving

In a Tapiola sports hall, the sound of metal-on-metal, and the beep of electronic score boards immediately tells you there’s a fencing class in...

Buses spark a silent transport revolution

Espoo’s drive to make public transport carbon-neutral by 2025 is being jump-started by a fleet of new electric buses and the infrastructure to make...

Espoo project brings early child development back home

At nine months old, Majeste is a very active baby. Crawling around, and on the verge of walking on his own, Majeste is getting under...

Public transport overhaul lays the groundwork for network expansion

The public transport network in Finland's capital city region is undergoing the biggest shakeup in more than 30 years as travel boundaries are redrawn...

Silver for Finns in heart-stopping World Championship final

The Finnish women’s national ice hockey team ended an incredible World Championship run in Espoo with a silver medal, losing out to the USA...

Finland routed by Canada at ice hockey World Championships

The Finnish women's ice hockey team was routed 6-1 by an impressive Canadian side in their last group stage game of the World Championships...