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Study: Successful integration not just down to one factor

A new study published by the Ministry of Economy Affairs and Employment finds that just having a job on its own is not a...

World Jewish Congress calls Left Alliance MP “antisemitic”

The World Jewish Congress has criticized Finnish Member of Parliament Anna Kontula (Left) for her protest against Israel's blockade of Gaza. The powerful US-based lobby...

Left Alliance MP arrested by Israeli police

Left Alliance MP Anna Kontula was arrested in Israel on Monday the party has said. "Her intention was to penetrate the Israeli wall surrounding Gaza" the...

Holocaust research riles Finns Party MPs; as president announces Israel visit

President Sauli Niinistö has announced an upcoming visit to Israel, where he'll attend the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem. The president will travel to the Middle...

What climate crisis? Surge in passengers at Finland’s airports

Finavia has announced a surge in the number of passengers using Finnish airports in the last year. A total of 26 million passenger traveled on...

PM in Sweden: The relationship is extremely important to us

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP), who took office only in December, has used her first foreign trip to Sweden to stress the importance of...

Niinistö demands “full account” from Iran after attack on base where...

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö says the "international community must make every effort to break the cycle of violence" as Iranian missiles targeted a base in...

Government corrects misinformation about 4-day working week

The Finnish Government has had to issue a brief statement online, after a story about a supposed new policy went viral. Hundreds of stories appeared...

Defence Minister: No plans for Finnish troops to leave Iraq

Finland's Defence Minister Antti Kaikkonen (Centre) says there are no plans to withdraw Finnish forces from northern Iraq, amid heightened tensions in the region. Kaikkonen...

Growing concern for safety of Finnish troops and diplomats in Iraq

President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) have expressed their concerns for the safety of Finnish troops and diplomats in Iraq, after US President Donald Trump...