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Council of Europe calls for more action to support for Finland’s...

The Council of Europe says it wants to see more support for several of Finland's minority languages - despite progress that's been made for...

Kela re-opens helplines in Arabic, Somali and Russian

The Social Insurance Institution Kela is re-opening its minority language helplines in Arabic, Somali and Russian to help cope with an influx of calls during the...

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...

Finland criticised over minority language failures

The Council of Europe has criticised Finland for not doing enough to promote and protect minority languages like Karelian, Swedish and Sámi. In a recent...