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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...

Food camps teaching lessons about nutrition and sustainability

Children at food food camps around the country have been learning lessons about nutrition and sustainability that organisers hope will help them develop healthy...

Six months of coronavirus in Finland: Spotlight on Porvoo

This week marks six months since the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Finland - a tourist from China visiting Lapland who tested positive...

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...