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HS poll: Sanna Marin’s Social Democrats remain on top

A new poll published by Helsingin Sanomat takes a look at the popularity of Finland's political parties and asks potential voters who they would...

Finns Party politician becomes the first MP to test positive for...

Finns Party MP Tom Packalén says he's tested positive for Covid-19 - becoming the first Member of Parliament to infected with coronavirus. Writing on his Facebook...

Finns Party ‘most popular’ for younger voters

A new poll find that if a general election were held today, the Finns Party would be the most popular choice for young voters...

Minister survives no-confidence vote, but ‘maskgate’ rumbles on

Finland's Minister for Family and Basic Services Krista Kiuru (SDP) has survived a no-confidence vote brought by the opposition National Coalition Party over her...

Parliament committee approves citizen’s initiative on FGM

The cross-party Parliamentary Legal Committee has voted unanimously to approve a citizen's initiative to ban female genital mutilation. Although FGM is already considered a crime...

Finns Party MPs endorse anti-EU rally, as QAnon signs appear

Finns Party MPs posed for pictures on the steps of parliament at an anti-EU rally where protesters waved Finnish flags, and held up signs...

Parliament’s return brings surefire political clashes, and a chance for change

Parliament returns to business this week for the autumn session, although this year Finnish politics never really took much of a holiday. The coronavirus pandemic...

Hunger strikers take climate change message to parliament

A group of protesters is hoping their peaceful but jarring hunger strike action sends a clear message to the Finnish government that more action...

MP Petri Honkonen joins Centre Party leadership race

The Vice Chairman of the Centre Party Petri Honkanen has joined the race to be the next party leader, challenging incumbent Katri Kulmuni. He's the second serious...

Appeals Court upholds verdict against Finns Party MP for incitement crimes

The Court of Appeal in Rovaniemi has ruled to uphold a verdict against Finns Party Member of Parliament Sebastian Tynkkynen. The Oulu MP was convicted...