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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...

Maria Ohisalo interview: Borders, feminism and Finland’s green recovery plan

It's been a memorably hectic first year in office for Maria Ohisalo. The Helsinki MP became leader of the Greens just weeks after her party...

Poll: Race tightening in potential presidential match-up

A new poll in Rural Future newspaper looks ahead to the 2024 presidential election to get a snapshot of how potential candidates are faring...

Finns Party MP avoids prosecution after Parliament vote

Finns Party MP Juha Mäenpää has avoided having his parliamentary immunity lifted and being indicted by prosecutors after a Friday vote failed to secure a...

Parliament starts debate on rare MP prosecution request

Members of Parliament will begin a discussion today on whether MP Juha Mäenpää from the Finns Party can be prosecuted for comments he made...

New HS poll: Social Democrats maintain their lead

The Social Democrats, lead by Prime Minister Sanna Marin have maintained their lead in a new opinion poll published Wednesday by Helsingin Sanomat. However the growth...

Government announces end to coronavirus state of emergency

The Government of Finland has decided to end the Emergency Act which was brought into use for the first time since WWII in March...

Finns Party: No apology for racist, anti-women book

The leader of the Finns Party Jussi Halla-aho says his party won't be issuing any official apology for the publication of a book this week...

Pride postponed – but issues linger in Finland around flags, advocacy...

Pride events in Finland, and around the world, are postponed. Usually a month filled with colour, music and diversity, June this year is more subdued...

Helsinki’s mayoral office criticised for “concentration of power”

The management of the City of Helsinki, with a directly elected mayor, has been criticised for a "concentration of power" in the hands of...