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PM in Brussels: “The new generation are expecting us to act”

Finland's new prime minister is attending her first European Council meeting since being sworn in on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters on arrival in Brussels, Sanna...

Antti Rinne on Brexit: ‘maybe all countries support an extension’

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) says certainly a majority of EU countries and "maybe all" support the idea of giving Britain another extension to its...

Silver celebration: 25th anniversary of Finland’s EU referendum

As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, Finland is marking the 25th anniversary of its referendum to join the EU. Back in October 1994...

Prime Minister: ‘we’ve run out of time for Brexit agreement’

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) says he doesn't think there's time for the EU and the UK to reach an agreement on Brexit before the European...

Antti Rinne to Boris Johnson: new Brexit proposals fail on at...

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has told his British counterpart Boris Johnson in no uncertain terms that his new Brexit proposals fall short of expectations...

Finnish exports caught in America’s new trade tariffs

The American Government has slapped $7.5 billion tariffs on goods coming from the EU to the USA. The decision to impose the tariffs comes at...

PM in Paris: Rinne and Macron call for clear Brexit message

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) paid his first official working visit to Paris today to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. Brexit - the departure of the United...

Urpilainen lands EU ‘international partnerships’ Commissioner role

The former Finance Minister and leader of the Social Democrats Jutta Urpilainen has landed the role of Commissioner for International Partnerships in the cabinet of...

Almost half of Finns oppose taking in rescued Mediterranean migrants

Almost half of people in Finland – 47% – oppose taking in migrants who are rescued in the Mediterranean, according to a new poll...

Britain pulling officials and diplomats from Finland’s EU meetings

British Government Ministers, diplomats and other officials are set to stop attending EU meetings including events in Helsinki and Brussels organised by Finland during...