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Finns Party MEP likens the European Union to the Soviet Union

One of the Finns Party's two MEPs in Brussels, Laura Huhtasaari, has likened the European Union to the Soviet Union. It's not the first time the...

Europe Day: Finland’s youngest MEP wants to make Euro politics more...

Europe Day is usually a time when politicians and political parties get out in the streets and meet their potential voters, literally and figuratively...

Finnish MEPs find unity opposing monthly Brussels-Strasbourg Parliament move

The European Parliament is having its monthly plenary session in Strasbourg this week, when all the politicians - including 14 Finnish MEPs and their...

Europe Minister: Britain’s Brexit strategy is a “rather bleak situation”

Finland's Europe Minister has described Britain's chaotic Brexit strategy as a "rather bleak situation." Writing on Twitter from Strasbourg at the start of a European...

Finnish MEP backs EU ‘Green Card’ for Brexit Brits

A Finnish MEP is backing a plan to introduce new EU 'Green Cards' in the aftermath of Britain's departure from the European Union. Heidi Hautala...

Rinne tells EU Parliament that Europe’s core values are being challenged

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has used a speech at the European Parliament to warn MEPs that the continent's core values "are being challenged", that...

Pick 6 – Things we learned from the European Parliament elections

1. Voter turnout Voter turnout was up compared with the last election five years ago. In 2015 just 39.1% of eligible voters in Finland, and...

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...

Finns Party Youth group promises better judgment after ‘racist’ tweet

The Vice President of the Finns Party Youth has called one of the tweets he sent from the organisation's official account "thoughtless", in an...

EU elections: Thousands vote overseas, as poll shows NCP on top

Thousands of Finns took the opportunity to cast a ballot overseas in advance of Sunday's European Parliament elections. According to figures released by the Foreign...