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Poll: Prime Minister’s Social Democrats on top, as Finns Party falls

A new poll from Alma Media released on Tuesday shows that support for the Prime Minister's Social Democrats has climbed 4.4 percentage points since...

PM prepares restaurant and bar closures, Uusimaa isolation

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has said again that her government is ready to shut down restaurants and bars, shopping centres, and also impose travel...

Sanna Marin: We’re laying the groundwork for Finland travel restrictions

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) says the government is preparing to order restrictions on movement around the country, and to close private businesses such as...

New opinion poll signals good news for the government

A new opinion poll published by Helsingin Sanomat newspaper on Wednesday shows an increase in the total support for the five government coalition parties...

Paavo Väyrynen selflessly offers himself as Centre Party leader

Veteran Finnish politician Paavo Väyrynen has offered himself up to be the leader of the Centre Party - but only on a temporary basis. Although the...

Finns Party plus one, file no-confidence motion against government

The opposition Finns Party, with support from the only Movement Now Liike Nyt MP Hjallis Harkimo, have filed a motion of no confidence in...

Finns Party politician and newspaper editors face trial in ‘fake rape...

Finns Party Member of Parliament Juha Mäenpää, and the former editors of two regional newspapers, are facing a court case later in March. The trial concerns...

Left Alliance under fire for political violence posts on south-west party...

The leader of the Left Alliance Li Andersson has criticised a local party leader, and says his words "in no way represent the values of...

New education initiative raises the age on compulsory classes

A new initiative by the government aims to keep more young people in school and working towards a qualification by increasing the age of...

Coronavirus latest: new suspected cases, trains disinfected, government task force

UPDATE: On Wednesday evening HUS confirmed that a Finnish woman has been diagnosed with Covid-19 virus. She apparently caught it while in Milan. HUS...