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“Unreasonable” – Reaction as journalist loses appeal in case with right-wing...

The Court of Appeal in Rovaniemi today upheld the decision of a lower court to convict and fine journalist Johanna Vehkoo for insulting a...

Oulu footballers tackle coronvirus with community service

Footballers in Finland, left with no games or training due to the coronavirus restrictions, are finding new ways to tackle the impact of the...

Oulu Police in 200km per hour car chase

Officers on Oulu chased suspects traveling at speeds up to 200km per hour overnight. The incident started as police were escorting a special transport convoy...

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...

Jail time for Oulu sex offender

The District Court in Oulu has sentenced a 21-year old man to four years in prison for his part in the sexual abuse of...

Oulu child sex abuser sentenced to three years, eight months in...

A court in Oulu has handed down the first verdict after a string of child sex abuse allegations came to light in the northern...

Stora Enso announces up to 400 job cuts at Oulu mill

Paper and forestry company Stora Ensa says it has started negotiations to axe up to 400 jobs out of 600 at its Oulu mill. In a...

Nokia confirms 280 job cuts in Finland this year

Telecoms giant Nokia has confirmed it will cut 280 jobs in Finland this year. In October last October, the company said it planned to embark...

Oulu Muslim community centre attacked by vandals

The Imam of a Muslim community centre in Oulu says he hopes that police can take action, after vandals targeted the building for the...

Government examining international treaty obligations in light of child abuse allegations

The Finnish government say it is re-examining the international treaties it's signed up to, to make sure the country's "interpretation" of them is correct...