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Finland’s longest, fastest ride promises 5G-force thrills

Before Linnanmäki amusement park even opened on Tuesday morning, Managing Director Pia Adlivankin had already ridden the new Taiga roller coaster twice. And she's clearly energised...

Capital celebrates 469th birthday with Helsinki Day

The Finnish capital is celebrating it's 469th birthday today, with the annual Helsinki Day celebrations which bring tens of thousands of people to events...

GALLERY: 50,000 fans cheer for the Lions

An estimated 50,000 people showed up at Helsinki's Kaisaniemi Park on Monday evening to welcome home the victorious men's national ice hockey team, fresh...

And the fans go wild! Finland celebrates ice hockey World Champ...

Thousands of ice hockey fans across Finland have taken to the streets to celebrate the Lions' World Championship victory. Finland beat Canada 3-1 in the...

Finland hands over troubled Council of Europe presidency to France

Caretaker Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has handed over the presidency of the Council of Europe to France at a ceremony in Helsinki today, marking the...

New wave of scooters tests sustainability and durability on Helsinki’s streets

Visitors to the Finnish capital in recent months will have noticed the influx of scooters, with riders zipping around the city's streets on green...

Public transport overhaul lays the groundwork for network expansion

The public transport network in Finland's capital city region is undergoing the biggest shakeup in more than 30 years as travel boundaries are redrawn...

Helsinki, Espoo bike share schemes to run only during summer months

City bikes in Helsinki and Espoo will only be available during the summer months in the coming years, with no plans to make them...

Oodi Central Library welcomes one millionth visitor

The new Oodi Central Library in Helsinki hasn't even been open for four months, but has already welcomed its one millionth visitors through the...