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Finland drops border checks for Nordic, Baltic travel but Sweden is...

Finland is dropping border checks for travelers from Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in a further easing of restrictions put in place...

Report: Lifetime of racial discrimination in Finland begins at an early...

A lifetime of racial discrimination in Finland begins at an early age, with even pre-school children experiencing systemic racism in the education system. A new...

Thousands turn out for Helsinki Black Lives Matter rally

Thousands of people joined a rally in Helsinki to support the Black Lives Matter movement in America, to protest the death of George Floyd...

Estonia targets Finnish families for driving holidays as borders open

The Estonian Government says Finnish residents - and anyone else who's spent two weeks in Finland prior to travel - are welcome to visit...

Cautious government response, critical opposition response to EU recovery plan

The Government has given a guarded response to the new EU coronavirus economic recovery plan, while Finland's main opposition parties have been more critical. On...

Maltese ambassador resigns after comparing Angela Merkel to Hitler

The Ambassador of Malta to Finland, Michael Zammit Tabona, has resigned after writing a post on social media that compared German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Finland’s basic income experiment reports mixed results

The final official report looking into Finland's basic income experiment concludes that there were some positives and negatives along the way. The two year basic...

Pictured: Finnish rifle in the hands of ISIS fighter

A Finnish-made assault rifle has ended up in the hands of a militant loyal to the Islamic State in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula region, the...

Report: Russia doesn’t consider Finland an influential EU country

A new report, commissioned by the Office of the Prime Minister, concludes that Russia doesn't consider Finland to be an influential EU country. The report,...

Estonia business lobby group calls on Finland to open the border

The Estonian Confederation of Employers Tööandjad has lobbied Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) and the Finnish government to open the border between the two...