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More than 200 quarantined in Lapland, as small coronavirus cluster detected

Public health official say more than 200 people have been put into self-isolation as a precaution after a small cluster of positive coronavirus cases...

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...

Suspected new coronavirus case in tourist from Wuhan visiting Lapland

Health authorities in Lapland are treating another Chinese tourist for possible coronavirus. The women, aged under 40, is believed to be from the central Chinese...

Finnair’s sky high domestic prices could buy a ticket half way...

If you want to travel from Helsinki to Rovaniemi next Monday, a one-way ticket booked a week in advance at the Finnair website will...

Defence Forces Day marked with Lapland parade, and thinly-veiled message to...

Finnish military personnel commemorated Defence Forces day on Tuesday with a parade in Rovaniemi, where troops heard a thinly-veiled message to Russia about Finland's...

Arctic Council fails to agree on joint ‘Rovaniemi Declaration’

For the first time in its history, the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting has failed to agree a joint declaration, after America refused to budge...

Finland’s Arctic Council spotlight undermined by America and Russia

Politicians from eight Arctic nations and representatives from regional indigenous groups are meeting in Rovaniemi this week at the two-day Arctic Council Ministerial. The meeting...

American Secretary of State confirms Rovaniemi visit

The US State Department has confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Finland next week for a meeting of the Arctic Council. Pompeo will...

China state visit boosts winter sports ties

President Sauli Niinistö will lead a delegation of ministers, mayors and business leaders on a state visit to China tomorrow. It's a return invitation following the...

VIDEO: Santa’s Christmas Eve Message

Lapland resident Santa Claus is about to set off on his annual journey around the world to deliver presents to children (but only the...