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Blue Reform founder quits, as party struggles for political relevance

One of the founders of the Blue Reform political party Simon Elo has resigned, saying he thinks the party can no longer be effective in...

Social Democrats clear MP, but police investigation continues

The Social Democrats have decided to take no further again against one of their MPs Hussein al-Taee over controversial online posts. The social media posts, which...

‘Movement Now’ decides to become a political party

The Liike Nyt - Movement Now - political movement has decided to become an official political party. The group's founder, and only MP, is multi-millionaire...

Pay for politics: 2019 general election spending revealed

How much does it take to win, or lose, a seat in parliament? Depending on the candidates, the campaign budget could range from a thrifty...

Centre Party and Left Alliance pick their new ministers

The final pieces of the ministerial puzzle were put in place late Wednesday night with both the Centre Party and Left Alliance deciding on...

Poll: Finns Party popularity slips, as new coalition government leads overall

A new poll carried out for Helsingin Sanomat newspaper finds the Finns Party are still the most popular single party in the country, enjoying...

Greens announce ministerial picks

The Greens have announced the names of their three ministers in Finland's next coalition government. Outgoing party chair Pekka Haavisto (61) a former UN envoy and two...

Social Democrats and Swedish People’s Party unveil their new ministerial teams

The Social Democrats SDP, winners by a one seat margin in April's general election, have unveiled their new ministerial team for the next government....

Consensus and concessions as new government programme unveiled

The incoming Finnish government launched its policy agenda on Monday, engaging directly with members of the public, the media and non-governmental organisations on its...

Government programme ready on Friday – with conditions

Talks to form a new coalition government, with a policy agenda that five different parties can agree on, is almost over. Negotiators have the day...