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Government parties working to build trust after Rinne debacle

Finland's incoming prime minister says "we have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust" after ten days of political turmoil that saw...

Ministerial shuffle for Social Democrats and Centre Party

The two largest parties in government have shuffled around their ministerial teams. It comes after ten days of political upheaval which saw Antti Rinne (SDP) step down...

Opposition accuses minister of “flirting with anarchy” over police probe

Opposition MP Tom Packalén (Finns) has written an open letter to Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) accusing her of "flirting with anarchy" after a weekend protest in...

Cannibalism, tiny cages, squalid conditions: international investigation reveals Finland’s fur farm...

An undercover investigation by an international animal welfare organisation has again revealed the shocking conditions in some of Finland's fur farms, where an estimated...

Centre Party calls for more job creation and stronger regional policies

The new leader of the Centre Party Katri Kulmuni has used her first major policy speech since being elected last weekend to call for more...

Katri Kulmuni interview: “I’m just an ordinary girl from Lapland”

In the excitable hours after being voted the new Centre Party Chair, Katri Kulmuni is still swept up in the day's events. "It was a...

Defence Minister slightly ahead in Centre Party leadership race

Defence Minister Antti Kaikkonen is slightly ahead of Economic Affairs Minister Katri Kulmuni in the race to be the next leader of the Centre Party. Uutissuomalainen newspaper...

Second contender joins Centre Party leadership race

Minister of Economic Affairs Katri Kulmuni has become the second candidate to say they want to be the new leader of the Centre Party. Current chairman,...

Juha Sipilä steps down as Centre Party leader… in September

Outgoing Prime Minister Juha Sipilä says he'll step down from his role as the leader of the Centre Party - but only in September. Writing on...

Bitcoins, micro-payments and merch: fundraising innovation on the campaign trail

With the general election only two and a half months away, campaigning is in full swing as parties announce their policy platforms, leaders take...