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Eight drone pilots fined for breaching Helsinki no-fly zone

Eight drone pilots have been fined after their machines breached a strict no-fly zone around Finlandia Hall during last week's EU ministerial meetings. Police say...

Customs agents sniff out sex stimulant drugs

Customs agents have seized thousands of bottles of 'poppers' - a class of alkyl nitrate drugs - and think that tens of thousands more...

Helsinki Police release new pictures in search for assault suspect

Helsinki Police have released new pictures of a suspect they want to question in connection with a violent assault in the city. The incident happened...

Next generation speed cameras spring into action

A new type of speed camera is being introduced this week, bringing the next generation of traffic technology to Finnish roads. The cameras, developed in...

Police in Vaasa shoot a man armed with scissors

Police in Vaasa have shot a man they say was acting in a threatening way with a pair of scissors. Officers were called to the...

Back behind bars: 13 years for corrupt ex-police chief Jari Aarnio

The former head of Helsinki Police drugs squad is back in jail today, as the Court of Appeal upheld a ten year sentence for...

Midsummer drownings, car deaths and driving bans

While many people in Finland enjoyed a long Midsummer holiday, the police and other 112 emergency services were kept on their toes. At least five...

Senior police officers cleared in misconduct court case

A group of senior policemen have been cleared of misconduct charges at Helsinki District Court, in a case that put some of Finland's most...

“Potentially dangerous” cyber attack still impacting Lahti residents

A cyber attack that hit IT infrastructure in Lahti on Monday is still having an impact on local residents. City officials say one computer was...

Thin blue line: government already failing on police staffing levels

On the hottest day of the year so far, Junior Constable Juho Mielonen has just started his night shift in south Helsinki. "You never know...