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Experts: Finland’s United Nations bid comes with diplomatic challenges

Finland's bid to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council faces diplomatic challenges that mean the Nordic nation may have to...

Report: Estonian government to limit Finland travel

The Estonian government plans to limit travel between Estonia and Finland after a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in that country. Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas...

Exploring Finland in autumn – the best outdoor time of the...

The leaves are turning yellow, orange and red; the mornings are fresh; and it gets dark again earlier each day - all signs point...

Parliament’s return brings surefire political clashes, and a chance for change

Parliament returns to business this week for the autumn session, although this year Finnish politics never really took much of a holiday. The coronavirus pandemic...

Baltic Sea Day highlights issues of heritage and environmental protection

Towns and cities along Finland's southern and western coast are joining together to celebrate the heritage of the Baltic Sea, and highlight the need...

Coronavirus: Traffic lights, testing and waves of infections every few years

Finnish authorities have unveiled their new 'traffic light' system of warnings for European countries based on their various coronavirus infection rates. At a Wednesday afternoon...

Coronavirus: More international border controls restored

Finland is restoring border controls with Norway from Monday as the rate of coronavirus infections has increased there. It means the 700km border between the...

Development Minister: Pandemic laid bare weaknesses in society

In the last half year, as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the planet, Finland has been quietly working with other donor countries to continue...

President Niinistö presses Putin on ‘poisoned’ opposition activist Navalny, Belarus

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö had what his office describes as "a long phone call" with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. "The Presidents discussed opportunities to settle...

Investigation demanded over airport’s English-language signs

A group that promotes Finnish language and culture is demanding an investigation into the legality of signs at Helsinki Airport which feature English as...