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Ohisalo: “We cannot allow anyone to drown in the Mediterranean Sea”

Finland's Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has issued a stark warning as she meets her EU counterparts in Helsinki to discuss the migrant crisis in the...

Angela Merkel has another shaking incident at Antti Rinne ceremony

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered from another bout of shaking, during a meeting with Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP). Rinne was making his first visit to Berlin...

Pekka Haavisto tasked with Africa diplomacy mission

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) is heading to Africa this week, on a diplomatic mission to discuss the situation in Sudan. Haavisto has been tasked to...

Juncker in Finland: the European Union needs leadership and stability

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has just started his term of office, while EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is just coming to the end of his tenure. Politically...

Competitiveness on the agenda as EU politicians meet in Helsinki

Finlandia Hall takes centre stage on Thursday and Friday as Finland hosts the first major ministerial meetings of its six-month EU Presidency. The EU ministers...

Prime Minister unveils Finland’s EU Presidency agenda to Parliament

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has put action to combat climate change at the heart of Finland's EU Presidency, as he unveiled the government's programme...

WATCH: Prime Minister Antti Rinne attends his first EU summit

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) is in Brussels attending the European Council meeting of EU heads of government. It's Rinne's first time representing Finland at...

Green growth, as National Coalition Party tops Euro Parliament poll

Finland's Greens have picked up one extra seat and grown their share of the vote by 6.7% to come second in the European Parliament...

Upcycling: Finland unveils EU Presidency visuals, sustainability plans

With 40 days to go until the start of Finland's EU Presidency in July, officials have unveiled the distinctive visual identity for the six-month...

Finnish professionals brace for Brexit uncertainty

Many Finnish professionals living and working in the United Kingdom are facing continued uncertainty about their careers as the deadline for Britain to quit...