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Politicians tackle lobbyist controversy in government negotiations

The second week of government negotiations is underway, as political party representatives meet at the House of the Estates in Helsinki to hammer out...

Antti Rinne choose four coalition partners for government

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has chosen four other parties from the centre right and left of politics to try and form Finland's next government. At...

Government coalition talks continue today

Government coalition talks continue today  Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne is continuing his efforts to build a new coalition government with himself as Prime Minister. Today, he...

Delay to new navy project after government resignation

A major military spending project is to be delayed because of the resignation of the government earlier this month. A decision on the acquisition of...

While sote planning ends, €200 million investment money ‘can still be...

A €200 million sum that's been spent on preparations and planning for social, health and regional reform - known as sote in Finnish -...

Everything stays the same, as Finland’s government resigns

Despite the resignation of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) and his three-party coalition government today, very little changes in Finnish politics. Sipilä continues as Caretaker Prime...

Emergency government talks as new Helsinki sex abuse allegations revealed

The three parties which make up the Finnish government coalition are set to hold a series of emergency talks this week, in the wake...

PM hosts Merkel, Orban, Barnier and Varadkar for talks

The Prime Minister's residence at Kesäranta has seen a revolving door of European leaders and officials today, arriving for meetings with Juha Sipilä (Centre). They're all...

‘Everyone swallows a little pride’ as unions agree to government’s watered-down...

Finland Interior Minister Petteri Orpo (NCP) says that "everyone has had to swallow a bit of pride" after the country's largest trade union umbrella groups...

Charities help feed low income kids as strike hits school kitchens...

Charities and good Samaritans have been stepping in to help low-income families provide lunches for children this week, as industrial action hits school kitchens...