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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...

Almost 900,000 advance votes cast in EU Parliament elections

Almost 900,000 people have already cast their ballots in advance of Sunday's European Parliament elections. New figures from the Ministry of Justice show that 897,162...

Meet the candidate hoping to be Europe’s first indigenous MEP

On a chilly spring morning Mikkel Näkkäläjärvi (SDP) is shuttling through Helsinki Central Railway Station, taking a well-traveled route from Lapland to the capital. After this month's European...

Advance Euro voting begins today, as more young people say they...

Early voting begins today for the European Parliament elections. Finns, and EU nationals registered to vote in Finland, can vote in advance between today and...

Parties leverage Europe Day to boost their Euro Parliament prospects

Finnish political parties, fresh off a long domestic election season, have cranked up the campaign machinery again ahead of the European Parliament elections on...

Parties turn their attention to Euro Parliament elections

After the rush of the Finnish general election, political parties are turning their attention to the upcoming European Parliament elections which take place at...