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Social Democrats and Swedish People’s Party unveil their new ministerial teams

The Social Democrats SDP, winners by a one seat margin in April's general election, have unveiled their new ministerial team for the next government....

Social Democrat MP Hussein al-Taee “shamed” by his own comments on...

Newly elected Social Democrat MP Hussein al-Taee says he's sorry for offensive comments he made on social media about minority groups. Writing on his website today, al-Taee...

Online posts come back to haunt new Social Democrat, Finns Party...

Two new members of parliament, from opposite sides of the political spectrum, have had old online posts come back to haunt them since they...

Almost 200,000 reasons why Finland’s left emerged as the big election...

Twenty years ago in 1999 the euro currency was introduced; Ricky Martin launched his English-language singing career; cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants made its debut, and...

Antti Rinne back from health scare: ‘I’m ready to be Prime...

The chairman of the Social Democrats Antti Rinne is back at work today, after a long period of sick leave. Rinne and his wife first fell...

SDP’s Maarit Feldt-Ranta stops election campaign after stomach cancer returns

A senior figure in the Social Democrat Party, Maarit Feldt-Ranta, has said she won't continue her general election campaign, due the return of stomach...

SDP leader Antti Rinne and his wife hospitalised in Spain

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has been hospitalised in Spain, and is receiving medical treatment. The 56-year old politician fell ill while on holiday, and doctors...

Social Democrats Propose ‘Robin Hood’ Tax Plan

Finland's Social Democrats have unveiled a new proposal to alleviate the tax burden on society's low income workers. It's just one part of a slate...

Social Democrats Back Fully-Free High School Education

The Social Democrats say that a proposal for fully-free secondary education - including high school and vocational school - should be added to parliament's...

Parliament Returns: Social & Healthcare Reform, Working Life Legislation On Spring...

Finland's two hundred members of parliament get back to work today after the Christmas break, with a busy legislative agenda ahead. The holiday season was...