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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...

Interior Minister voices her support for cannabis law changes

Minister of Interior Maria Ohisalo (Green) has voiced her qualified support for changes in the laws on cannabis growth, possession and use. Writing on Facebook, Green...

Greens pull funding for Vihreä Lanka party magazine

The Green League political party has decided to withdraw funding for its magazine Vihreä Lanka - Green Yarn - at the end of the...

Greens announce ministerial picks

The Greens have announced the names of their three ministers in Finland's next coalition government. Outgoing party chair Pekka Haavisto (61) a former UN envoy and two...

Maria Ohisalo the sole candidate for Green party leader

It looks like a one horse race to be the next leader of Finland's Green League political party. A Saturday deadline for candidates attracted only...

Almost 200,000 reasons why Finland’s left emerged as the big election...

Twenty years ago in 1999 the euro currency was introduced; Ricky Martin launched his English-language singing career; cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants made its debut, and...

Greens launch national bus tour with pledge to off-set the carbon...

The Green Alliance are taking their election campaign on the road with a national bus tour. The 6000km trip launched on the weekend, with the...

Pekka Haavisto joins Green party leadership race

Two-time presidential candidate, former minister and ex-UN official Pekka Haavisto says he's running to become the leader of the Green Alliance political party. The Greens will...

Just one Green leadership candidate so far, as front-runner drops out

The early front-runner to lead Finland's Green Alliance political party says she won't join the race to be the new chairperson. Only Helsinki MP Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto has...

Turn the page: political parties hope November brings a new chapter

For a number of Finnish politicians and political parties, it's been a bruising autumn so far, and they'll be hoping November allows them to...