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Deputy Speaker: Parliament fake video is worrying for our democracy

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Tuula Haatainen (SDP) has spoken out after a fake video of a parliamentary debate got thousands of views online. The video...

Maria Ohisalo interview: “It’s the job of the opposition to criticise...

Since Maria Ohisalo took up her ministerial post five months ago, she's been a constant target for her political opponents and certain sectors of the Finnish...

Interior Minister voices her support for cannabis law changes

Minister of Interior Maria Ohisalo (Green) has voiced her qualified support for changes in the laws on cannabis growth, possession and use. Writing on Facebook, Green...

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...

Ohisalo: “We cannot allow anyone to drown in the Mediterranean Sea”

Finland's Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has issued a stark warning as she meets her EU counterparts in Helsinki to discuss the migrant crisis in the...

Maria Ohisalo the sole candidate for Green party leader

It looks like a one horse race to be the next leader of Finland's Green League political party. A Saturday deadline for candidates attracted only...

First candidate announces bid to be Green party leader

New MP Maria Ohisalo, also a Vice President of the Greens, says she wants to be her party’s new leader. Writing on Facebook this morning, Ohisalo...

Green Chairman Touko Aalto resigns on health grounds

The Chairman of the Green Alliance political party Touko Aalto has resigned on health grounds. His decision was announced by party officials at a press conference...

Greens pick temporary leader to cover sick leave

Finland's Green Alliance political party has chosen Maria Ohisalo to be the temporary leader of the party while Touko Aalto is on sick leave. The...