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Justice Minister: Time to look at ending state of emergency

Justice Minister Anna-Maja Henriksson (SFP) says the Government needs to start discussing soon a complete end to the state of emergency declared in April to...

New law makes it a crime to threaten people because of...

A new proposal from the Ministry of Justice would make it a crime in Finland for someone to threaten another person because of their...

Appeals Court drops all charges against Iraqi twins accused of terror...

Judges at the Court of Appeal in Turku have unanimously dropped all charges against twin brothers from Iraq who were accused of being involved...

‘Woodsman’ in court appealing his fourth murder conviction

A convicted killer known as the 'Woodsman' is back in court this week, appealing his latest conviction for murdering a career criminal he first...

Appeal Court hearing for the judge in Axl Smith case

The Appeal Court in Helsinki is hearing the case of a judge who was convicted and fined for failing to fully protect the names...

Billionaire Boris Rotenberg loses court case against banks

Finnish-Russian billionaire Boris Rotenberg, a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has lost a court case he brought against four Finnish banks. Helsinki District Court dismissed...

Migri will review 500 negative asylum decisions

The Finnish Immigration Service Migri says it will review 500 rejected asylum applications in the light of a recent European Court of Human Rights...

Cheers of support as Finns Party MP goes on trial over...

Finns Party Member of Parliament Sebastian Tynkkynen is on trial today in Oulu, facing charges over alleged anti-Islam posts he wrote on social media. Tynkkynen, a...

Charges for two suspects in Helsinki “Eno” child sex case

Prosecutors have charged two people in connection with a series of sex abuse crimes against young girls. A 64-year old man known as "Eno" and...

Police make plea to possible victims in sex crimes case

Helsinki Police have arrested a man in connection with a string of sex offenses against underage girls, and now they're appealing to any more...