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New government sworn in: Sanna Marin becomes Finland’s youngest ever PM

Finland's new government has been sworn in by President Sauli Niinistö at a ceremony in Helsinki on Tuesday afternoon. The five parties remain the same as...

Government parties working to build trust after Rinne debacle

Finland's incoming prime minister says "we have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust" after ten days of political turmoil that saw...

Ministerial shuffle for Social Democrats and Centre Party

The two largest parties in government have shuffled around their ministerial teams. It comes after ten days of political upheaval which saw Antti Rinne (SDP) step down...

Social Democrats pick Sanna Marin as Finland’s PM-in-waiting

The Social Democrats have chosen Tampere MP Sanna Marin to be their candidate to lead the government, a move that effectively makes the 34-year old...

Finland’s government falls, as Antti Rinne resigns as Prime Minister

Finland's five-party coalition government has collapsed less than six months into office, with Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) handing in his government's resignation to...

LIVE: Follow the latest news on the government crisis as it...

18:30 - Antti Rinne might not be PM any more but he plays a key role in choosing the next PM as the leader...

Prime Minister comes out swinging in political fight

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has come out swinging in a political fight against one of the parties in his own government coalition - and given...

Minister Sirpa Paatero resigns in Posti strike fallout

Government minister Sirpa Paatero (SDP) has handed in her resignation and gone on sick leave, the most high profile casualty yet from the recent postal strike. Paatero's...

Next steps announced for Sámi reconciliation process

Moves to establish an official 'Truth and Reconciliation Commission' to look at the relationship between the Finnish State and the Sámi people is progressing...

Maria Ohisalo interview: “It’s the job of the opposition to criticise...

Since Maria Ohisalo took up her ministerial post five months ago, she's been a constant target for her political opponents and certain sectors of the Finnish...