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Defence Forces Day marked with Lapland parade, and thinly-veiled message to...

Finnish military personnel commemorated Defence Forces day on Tuesday with a parade in Rovaniemi, where troops heard a thinly-veiled message to Russia about Finland's...

Tallinn tunnel developers announce Arctic railway bid

The company behind plans to build a tunnel between Finland and Estonia have jumped into the frame to develop a new high-speed Arctic railway...

Three killed in ski resort cabin fire

Three people have been killed in an overnight fire at Levi ski resort in Lapland. Rescue crews got called around 04:00 on Friday morning to...

Sámi activists win fishing rights case

Lapland District Court delivered a victory to five Sámi from northern fishing communities, in two landmark cases that have an important significance for indigenous...

Arctic trek as policeman raises thousands for cancer charity

A policeman from Scotland has completed a three day, 70km trek in Lapland to raise money for a cancer charity. The journey was tougher than...

Surviving 52 days of Polar Night in Finland’s most northern village

Christmas is a time of lights and colour in the middle of winter darkness, and it's the same even at the most northerly part...

VIDEO: Santa’s Christmas Eve Message

Lapland resident Santa Claus is about to set off on his annual journey around the world to deliver presents to children (but only the...

Is Lapland a real place? 33% of British people don’t think...

It seems that quite a few people in Britain weren't paying attention in geography class. A new survey of 2000 adults by travel company TUI...

Border Guard raises concerns about Brexit impact on Lapland operations

A senior official in Finland's Border Guard has spoken out about his concerns over Britain's departure from the European Union, and how it will...

Sámi reconciliation commission inches closer

A new government report about the sensitive issue of addressing historical wrongs by the Finnish state against indigenous Sámi people, moves the likelihood of...