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Finnair flights hit amid Hong Kong protest crackdown

Finnair flights between Helsinki and Hong Kong are disrupted after authorities in the Chinese territory closed the airport amid ongoing demonstrations. The airport - whose...

United Nations opens new development office in Finland

The United Nations has opened an office in Finland which will coordinate a new type of investment programme around the world. UNOPS, the United Nations...

Flow Festival flexes its muscles with drag, opera and art

If you haven't been to Flow Festival recently, things have changed. The event, at a disused power station in Helsinki's Suvilahti neighbourhood, used to be...

Uncle found guilty of Christmas Eve murder of 7-year old boy

The trial of a man charged with stabbing his young nephew to death on Christmas Eve has ended with a murder conviction. At Helsinki District...

Navigating Helsinki in a wheelchair throws up challenges where old meets...

For most people who visit the Finnish capital during summer months, Helsinki is an easy city to explore. With an extensive public transport system, a...

Capital bike share scheme ‘among the world’s best’

A study commissioned by HSL shows the bike share scheme in Helsinki and Espoo is among the best in the world when it comes...

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...