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Finland opening borders to more foreign travelers

The government says it's easing border restrictions with more than 20 countries, so that visitors will be able to come to Finland for any...

Maria Ohisalo interview: Borders, feminism and Finland’s green recovery plan

It's been a memorably hectic first year in office for Maria Ohisalo. The Helsinki MP became leader of the Greens just weeks after her party...

Coronavirus risk warning for Sweden border crossings

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has issued another warning about the risks of spreading coronavirus through border crossings between Finland and Sweden. THL...

Interior Minister: No Nordic leisure travel, but Finland could consider joining...

Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) says that Finland could consider joining the 'Baltic Bubble' - a zone created by Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that allows...

Interior Minister warns over “unnecessary” Sweden border crossings

Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has warned people against making "unnecessary" border crossings because the coronavirus epidemic is still ongoing. The minister made the comments during...

Police probe possible forged death certificate of Iraqi man in European...

The National Bureau of Investigation says it is looking at whether a death certificate for an Iraqi man was forged, and that he might...

Border Guard helps with Greece refugee crisis, as Finns Party calls...

The Finnish Border Guard is helping out authorities in Greece amid the latest surge of refugees trying to cross from Turkey to the EU. The...

Police survey paints a grim picture of life on the beat

The results of a new survey paint a grim picture of the state of policing in Finland. The Finnish Police Federation SPJL canvased 10,000 members and...

Just-married minister responds to ‘sponsored wedding’ suggestion

Finland's Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has responded elegantly to a Jyväslylä journalist who questioned whether her recent wedding might have been a sponsored event. Ohisalo married...

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...