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Paavo Väyrynen selflessly offers himself as Centre Party leader

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen has offered himself up to be the leader of the Centre Party - but only on a temporary basis. Although the...

Paavo Väyrynen, Simon Elo announce their new political homes

Two former frontline politicians have announced their new political homes on Monday. Former Centre Party heavyweight Paavo Väyrynen says he's returning to the party was...

Wife’s cancer diagnosis puts Paavo Väyrynen’s political ambitions on hold

Veteran politician Paavo Väyrynen has revealed that his wife has been diagnosed with cancer, and says he's now uncertain about his own political future. Väyrynen says his...

Parliament Green Light For Väyrynen’s Return

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen (Centre) has been given the green light to come back to parliament, and take his constituency seat on 12th June. Parliament's Secretary...

Return To National Politics For Veteran Väyrynen

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen is to leave his MEP job in Brussels, and make a return to national politics before the end of...

Troublemaker: Paavo Väyrynen Makes (Even More) Mischief For Centre Party

Veteran Centre Party politician Paavo Väyrynen is making headlines again by announcing a new bid to be party chairman in the summer. He's running against...

Paavo Väyrynen Would Scrap Schengen, Impose EU Border Checks

Presidential candidate Paavo Väyrynen says he wants to restore the EU's internal border controls. In a new interview with STT Finnish News Agency, the veteran...

Paavo Väyrynen’s Presidential Bid Falters

A bid to enter the 2018 Presidential election race by veteran politician Paavo Väyrynen has hit a snag: he can't get enough endorsements. Candidates need...