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Sanna Marin elected unopposed to Social Democrat Party leadership role

Sanna Marin has been elected unopposed as the new chairperson of the Social Democrats, at their autumn conference in Tampere this weekend. Although Marin has...

How Finland’s fake four-day week became a ‘fact’ in Europe’s media

Have you heard the news? Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is doing something radical. "Finland's new prime minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin, has announced plans to introduce...

Bad start: Two government apologies in 24 hours after media snafus

The new Finnish government is only a few days old, and it's already having to issue apologies for things that went wrong this week. In...

Government parties working to build trust after Rinne debacle

Finland's incoming prime minister says "we have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust" after ten days of political turmoil that saw...

Ministerial shuffle for Social Democrats and Centre Party

The two largest parties in government have shuffled around their ministerial teams. It comes after ten days of political upheaval which saw Antti Rinne (SDP) step down...

Social Democrats pick Sanna Marin as Finland’s PM-in-waiting

The Social Democrats have chosen Tampere MP Sanna Marin to be their candidate to lead the government, a move that effectively makes the 34-year old...

SDP’s Maarit Feldt-Ranta loses her battle with cancer

Social Democratic Party stalwart and former Member of Parliament Maarit Feldt-Ranta died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. She was 51. Feldt-Ranta's husband Vesa...

Social Democrats clear MP, but police investigation continues

The Social Democrats have decided to take no further again against one of their MPs Hussein al-Taee over controversial online posts. The social media posts, which...

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....

Antti Rinne choose four coalition partners for government

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has chosen four other parties from the centre right and left of politics to try and form Finland's next government. At...