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Customs stops 100 tons of Israeli oranges with banned pesticide

Finnish customs Tulli has stopped more than 100 tons of oranges from Israeli making their way to consumers, because they were found to be...

World Jewish Congress calls Left Alliance MP “antisemitic”

The World Jewish Congress has criticized Finnish Member of Parliament Anna Kontula (Left) for her protest against Israel's blockade of Gaza. The powerful US-based lobby...

Left Alliance MP arrested by Israeli police

Left Alliance MP Anna Kontula was arrested in Israel on Monday the party has said. "Her intention was to penetrate the Israeli wall surrounding Gaza" the...

Holocaust research riles Finns Party MPs; as president announces Israel visit

President Sauli Niinistö has announced an upcoming visit to Israel, where he'll attend the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem. The president will travel to the Middle...

Anti-Semitic vandalism prompts diplomatic protests and Jewish community concern

The graffiti appeared recently in Helsinki. Swastikas and the Nazi SS symbol spray-painted on the side of a utility box alongside the letters LVP. It might...

Darude teaches the world to make music ahead of Eurovision Song...

Finland's Eurovision hopes are pinned firmly on DJ/Producer Darude and singer Sebastian Rejman at this year's contest in Tel Aviv. The duo have already started rehearsals on...

Singing for Finland: Darude’s Eurovision decision

The Eurovision Song Contest is hosted by Israel this year for the first time in two decades, and Finland will - as usual -...

Darude to represent Finland at Eurovision Song Contest

Sandstorm warning! Finland's official candidate for this year's Eurovision Song Contest is trance artist Darude - real name Ville Virtanen. Public broadcaster Yle made the announcement...