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Police release picture of Vuosaari homicide suspect

Police in Helsinki have released a picture of the man they want to question in connection with a shooting death in the city. Aarni Oskari...

Firefighter training school gets four year government reprieve

Helsinki's Rescue School, which has trained the city's firefighters for almost half a century, has been granted a reprieve from closure by the government. Interior...

Jan Vapaavuori interview: the rebel Mayor and the rise of the...

With its oversized potted plants and stylish furniture, the Helsinki Mayor's office doesn't look much like the headquarters of an insurgent movement. And the urbane...

Helsinki’s Oodi wins world’s best new library award

Helsinki's Oodi Central Library has won the title of world's best new public library. It was chosen at the World Library and Information Congress which...

Putin’s visit brings travel restrictions to the capital

Anyone trying to move around the Finnish capital on Wednesday should be braced for road restrictions and security cordons all day - and into...

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...