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Finland sharply criticised over racism, trans rights and immigrant issues

A new Council of Europe report on the state of human rights in Finland concludes the Nordic nation falls short on a range of...

Right wing amplifies the myth of Helsinki’s ‘no-go zone’

London, Paris, Stockholm, Malmö - and now the Helsinki neighbourhood of Vuosaari. They're all places that right wing agitators - including US President Donald Trump -...

ETLA: Immigrant-run businesses create jobs, but pay low wages

A new report from the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA finds that businesses run by immigrants create a lot of jobs, but...

University course lets immigrant journalists retrain to work in Finland

A group of twenty students has started their studies at an innovative university course which takes immigrants who already have a background in journalism,...

Attitudes to immigration becoming more positive

The attitude of Finns towards immigration have become progressively more positive since 2000. That's the results of new research from the Finnish Business and...

New government strategy to fight immigrant sexual offenses

The government has published its plans to combat sexual offenses and other crimes committed by immigrants, after a wave of accusations against asylum seekers...

Record Number Of New Finnish Citizens

A record number of people became Finnish citizens last year according to the latest figures from Statistics Finland released this morning. Some 12,219 foreigners got...

Sharp Drop In Number Of Asylum Seekers

The number of people arriving in Finland and making a first asylum claim fell sharply in 2017 compared with the previous year. According to the...

Illegal Worker Numbers on the Rise

The number of people working in Finland illegally has increased over the last few years, according to southern Finland's Regional Administration Agency. The problem affects...

Muslims in Finland: Strong Attachment, But Still Discrimination

Muslims in 15 EU member states, including Finland, have been having their say about the countries they live in. The findings are published in a...