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Hate speech in Finland stops decision-makers taking part in public debate

A new report finds that a third of municipal decision-makers and half of Members of Parliament or their assistants have been targets of hate...

Low turnout as Sámi Parliament election results announced

After a month-long postal voting process the results of the Sámi Parliament elections were announced in Inari on Tuesday afternoon. The Sámi Parliament has 21...

Li Andersson interview: “I think in politics you are never finished”

It's been almost four months since Li Andersson joined the government, one of two Left Alliance cabinet ministers, capping a successful year for the...

HS poll shows latest changes in political fortunes

The latest political poll published on Tuesday in Helsingin Sanomat newspaper shows the populist right wing Finns Party holds on as the largest single...

Liike Nyt poised to become a fully fledged political party

A political movement headed by millionaire businessman-turned-reality-TV show host Hjallis Harkimo is pointed to become a fully fledged political party. Liike Nyt won just one seat...

President Niinistö marks Constitution’s 100th anniversary

President Sauli Niinistö has praised Finland as one of the world's most stable countries, describing it as "a clear-headed and reliable actor" as he commemorates...

Parliament resumes for autumn session

Finland's 200 Members of Parliament gather back in Helsinki today for the start of the autumn term. The first plenary session begins on Wednesday afternoon...

Sámi Parliament elections going ahead, despite legal issues

Voting is set to begin next week to elect 21 members of the Sámi Parliament. But an ongoing legal battle of who is eligible...

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...