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Students and teachers exposed after positive coronavirus test

A student at Linnajoki School in Porvoo has tested positive for coronavirus, just two days after primary and lower secondary students across the country...

Porvoo fire destroys old music school building

A large wooden building in the centre of Porvoo has been destroyed by an early morning fire. Rescue crews were alerted around 05:00 on Wednesday...

Brunberg kisses goodbye to African stereotype packaging

Porvoo confectionery manufacturer Brunberg is changing the packaging on its chocolate Kisses product, to remove a cartoon drawing of an African couple that's been called...

Porvoo school lockdown after Principal gets punched

One person has been detained, amid two separate assault incidents at a Porvoo school on Wednesday. It happened at Pääskytie secondary in the city, with...

Police shooting suspects remanded in custody

Two brothers suspected of shooting police officers in Porvoo last weekend made their first court appearance on Thursday afternoon. The pair appeared at East Uusimaa...

‘Blue light sabotage’ warning after Porvoo police shooting

The chair of the Finnish Police Federation SPJL has warned of a new phenomenon known as 'blue light sabotage' in the aftermath of a weekend...

Politicians and police help reassure Porvoo residents after weekend shooting

After a weekend shooting that left two officers injured, police and local politicians in Porvoo have been making an extra effort to reach out...

Latest: Swedish nationals arrested in connection with Porvoo police shooting

Two men suspected of shooting two police officers in the early hours of Sunday morning are Swedish nationals, born in 1989 and 1994. The National...

Car chase: two arrested over Porvoo police shooting

Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a double shooting of police officers in Tampere in the early hours of Sunday morning. The National...

Police still hunting for suspects after two officers shot in Porvoo

Police say they're still hunting for suspects described as "armed and dangerous" after two officers were shot and injured in Porvoo in the early...