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Huge cocaine haul: trial starts today

The trial begins in Helsinki on Wednesday of five men accused of raiding a warehouse in Espoo to liberate a huge haul of cocaine. The...

Police investigate booby-trapped apartment bomb, a death inside and two injured...

Two police officers were injured in an explosion on Monday night after trying to open the door of a booby-trapped apartment in Espoo. One body...

Police warn about fake bank notes circulating in Espoo

Western Uusimaa Police are warning about counterfeit cash circulating in the region. Police say the forgeries are not very good and should be easy to...

Early start for capital region bike share scheme

The mild winter means an early start to the capital region's popular bike sharing scheme. Season passes will go on sale this week, with the...

Espoo company sending 200 decontamination units to Wuhan coronavirus hospital

A Finnish clear air technology company is supplying essential decontamination units for the Chinese city worst hit by the new coronavirus outbreak. Espoo-based Genano will...

Helsinki arrests after masked gang raid Espoo chemical warehouse

Police in Helsinki say they've made a number of arrests, and delayed the departure of a ferry from the city's Olympic terminal, in an...

Hello Espoo – a friendly welcome to the city

Espoo has established a new web portal for foreigners looking to move to the city, with step-by-step guides containing all the advice they need...

Espoo’s Independence Day concert celebrates 20 years

Espoo residents get the chance to join in a much-loved annual event for free at the beginning of December. The city’s Independence Day celebratory concert...

First tracks laid in Espoo-Helsinki light rail project

A major light rail project which will connect Espoo and Helsinki has reached a milestone, as the first tracks are laid in place. The 350m...

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...