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Finland 2040: Rural population loss, but only 3 areas gain

What will Finland look like in 2040? A new study from the Consultancy for Regional Development MDI predicts there will be a continued decline of the...

Pick 6: Helsinki’s most Instagrammable late winter locations

With some warmer temperatures in the air, bright blue skies and the promise of spring ahead, it's the perfect weather to get out in...

Helsinki Council votes to cut meat and dairy use by 50%...

Helsinki City Council voted on Wednesday evening to cut the use of meat and dairy products in half, over the next six years. The motion...

Nordic PMs set for Helsinki climate change mini-summit

Prime Ministers from the five Nordic countries will meet in Helsinki on Friday to discuss ways to strengthen joint action on climate change. The mini-summit...

Helsinki’s new pedestrian plans ‘will bring more cars’ to the capital

Many cities around the world are reducing the number of cars on the roads as a way to improve walkability. Helsinki is also planning...

Metropolia’s state-of-the-art campus opens for classes

Thousands of students are starting a new term at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences today in Helsinki, and settling in to a brand new campus. It's...

Major disruptions for Helsinki’s public transport this weekend

Helsinki's metro system is facing some major disruptions, with much of the network closed for the whole weekend. The shutdown already started on Friday evening...

Lux Festival lights up the winter darkness

The annual Lux Festival us underway in Helsinki, bringing art installations to light up some of the city's best known buildings. The five day event,...

Friday custody hearing for child death suspect

A custody hearing for a man suspected in the death of a young boy on Christmas Eve will take place on Friday. Population Centre records...

Slush is braced for more investors, more money, more startups

Four years ago Andreas Saari was standing in a shipping container, checking names on a list and handing out passes to Slush participants. Fast forward to...