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Police detain four people after Helsinki homicide

Police in Helsinki have detained four people in connection with an apparent homicide in the city. Officers were called to the capital's Pitäjänmäki neighbourhood around...

First tracks laid in Espoo-Helsinki light rail project

A major light rail project which will connect Espoo and Helsinki has reached a milestone, as the first tracks are laid in place. The 350m...

Police hunt for burglary suspect after 16 houses targeted

Police in Helsinki are asking for the public's help to track down a man they say is wanted in connection with a string of...

City council group suspends ‘fake racist claim’ politician

The Social Democrat group of Helsinki council has decided to suspend one of their councilors after he admitted making up a fake racism story. In...

Malmi Airport gets a possible lifeline from local residents

Helsinki’s Malmi Airport is getting a possible lifeline thanks to local residents. The airport is slated to end commercial and private operations before the end...

3.7 million trips, as capital bike scheme ends for the winter

The bike share scheme in the capital city region - Helsinki and Espoo - is coming to an end for another year, with the...

Power to the people: Helsinki divides up more than €4 million...

The people of Finland's capital have spoken: they want more trees, more benches and more trash cans. And thanks to a new initiative, where citizens...

HSL to cut prices for longer-distance public transport travel

Helsinki public transport operator HSL is planning to cut the fares of longer-distance travel from the beginning of 2020. HSL says that single and season...

Taser used on protester, as police say Kurdish march organisers refused...

Helsinki Police say they had to resort to using force during a demonstration in the capital, with officers smashing a car window to stop...

Bird box drugs bust leads to huge crime haul

Criminals in Helsinki were using bird boxes to stash drugs, and only got caught after a member of the public found the haul by...