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Brisk Start To Advance Voting

It's been a brisk start on the first day of early voting in the presidential election. Almost 270,000 ballots were cast on Wednesday, that's 6.4%...

Academic Cheating Claims Hit Huhtasaari Campaign

Finns Party presidential candidate Laura Huhtasaari has been hit by claims that she plagiarised the work of other people and passed it off as...

Where Are They Now? Finland’s Ex-Presidents And Prime Ministers

Finland goes to the polls at the end of January to vote for the country's next President. In some European countries like Germany or Italy,...

Paavo Väyrynen Would Scrap Schengen, Impose EU Border Checks

Presidential candidate Paavo Väyrynen says he wants to restore the EU's internal border controls. In a new interview with STT Finnish News Agency, the veteran...

‘Forcible Kiss’ MP Stripped Of Role, Seeks Alcohol Help

A Finns Party MP who forcibly kissed another politician has received a 'serious warning' from his party officials, and been stripped of his role...

Education Inequality Drives Greens Against Government

Finland's Green Alliance says its vocal position on education inequality has brought the issue to the public's attention and forced the government to take...

Presidential Election: On The Campaign Trail

There's nothing glamorous about canvasing for votes in Finland in November. Just ten weeks away from the first round of voting in the presidential election,...

WEEKEND: Teivo Teivainen Shouts Out Loud

Renaissance man Teivo Teivainen is a professor of World Politics at Helsinki University, an acclaimed author, an activist and advocate, and a "petty bourgeois...