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Study: Discrimination contributes to health problems for foreigners in Finland

A new study carried out by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL finds that discrimination can be a major contributing factor for...

Study: Successful integration not just down to one factor

A new study published by the Ministry of Economy Affairs and Employment finds that just having a job on its own is not a...

Kela to stop most foreign language telephone services

The Finnish Social Insurance Institution Kela is to stop offering phone services in Arabic, Somali and Russian after Christmas. The agency says there have been...

Foreigners in Finland trust people, police and the president

Foreigners in Finland are more likely to trust native Finnish people than compatriots from their homeland; have a strong confidence in the police and...

Asylum applications in Finland set to fall for fourth year in...

The number of people applying for asylum in Finland has fallen for the fourth year in a row. It's a further indication that while there...

Study: residents with foreign backgrounds integrate, but don’t always feel Finnish

A new study of Finnish residents from five different language groups in the capital city region finds that while many feel they have integrated...

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,...