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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...

Helsinki Islamic centre vandalised two days in a row

A Helsinki Islamic centre was daubed with graffiti overnight on Thursday and Friday, in two consecutive days of vandalism attacks. The words "rapers" and "fuck...

Rare wolf sighting in east Helsinki

Police in Helsinki confirmed a rare wolf citing in the Finnish capital today. On Monday morning police wrote on Twitter that an animal resembling a...

Helsinki Police release name, picture of stabbing suspect

Police in Helsinki have released the name and picture of a man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident in the city on Sunday. In...

Two adults, three children injured in Helsinki stabbing incident

Police in Helsinki have launched a search for one suspect after his estranged wife, their three children, and a family friend were involved in...