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Autumn cold record temperature smashed – again!

The record for the coldest autumn temperature recorded so far this year has been smashed, for the second time this week! The temperature in Enontekiö...

GALLERY: Red, green and gold – Lapland’s ‘ruska’ colours

At this time of year Finland's forests and fells are rapidly changing through the short autumn season when the leaves turn many different shades. This...

Police suspect arson in Lapland fire

Police in Lapland are investigating a possible arson in the north west village of Kilpisjärvi. It happened overnight between Thursday and Friday at a property...

Twenty-two soldiers injured in Lapland reindeer accident

Twenty-two Finnish soldiers have been injured when the armoured vehicle they were riding in swerved to avoid a herd of reindeer on the road,...

Witnesses wanted after shots fired at Lapland train

Police are appealing for witnesses after someone shot at a VR train. The incident happened on Tuesday around 19:30 on the line going south between...

Sámi Parliament elections going ahead, despite legal issues

Voting is set to begin next week to elect 21 members of the Sámi Parliament. But an ongoing legal battle of who is eligible...

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...