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MTV News: Police investigating far-right plot to target minister, prosecutor

The National Bureau of Investigations NBI says it is investigating a "serious and wide-ranging" plot by far-right activists to carry out criminal offenses "against...

Prime minister, interior minister, weigh in on Helsinki’s youth crime problems

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) and Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) have weighed in on the issue of Helsinki's youth crime problems. Their comments come after a...

Vastaamo hacking and blackmail: 25,000 police reports filed

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI says they've received 25,000 crime reports so far connected with the Vaastamo data breach and blackmail attempts. "Due to...

Drugs crime surge in Western Uusimaa shows in young offender rates

The number of drugs offenses in Western Uusimaa increased almost 30% in January to September compared with the previous year, and police say there's...

One arrest after Laurea University security alert and campus lockdown

Police have arrested one person after a security alert at the Leppävaara campus of Laura University of Applied Sciences in Espoo. Students received an alert...

Prosecutor opens preliminary investigation into police pepper spray incident

UPDATE 15.10.20 - The Parliamentary Ombudsman says they will *not* investigate 15 complaints about police conduct in this case, while there's an active preliminary...

Maria Ohisalo defends police reputation, and challenges political critics

Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has defended the international reputation of Finnish police officers, after a viral video from the weekend showed three of them...

Police ‘denied first aid and water’ to pepper spray protesters

A climate change activist says he was denied water, then refused first aid treatment after being blasted in the face at close range with...

Huge cocaine haul: trial starts today

The trial begins in Helsinki on Wednesday of five men accused of raiding a warehouse in Espoo to liberate a huge haul of cocaine. The...

Porvoo police shooting trial begins, as suspects deny attempted murder

Two brothers from Sweden have denied charges of attempted murder in the shooting of police officers in Porvoo last year. Their trial began in District...