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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...

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...