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More restrictions for Sweden, Norway and Estonia border crossings

The government has announced a tightening of Finland’s northern borders with Norway and Sweden until the middle of May, and a recommendation to stop...

WATCH: Swedish Gripens arrive for winter weather combat tests

Two Gripen-E fighter jets built by Swedish manufacturer Saab have arrived at Pirkkala Air Force Base to start two weeks of intensive testing and evaluation. They’re...

PM in Sweden: The relationship is extremely important to us

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP), who took office only in December, has used her first foreign trip to Sweden to stress the importance of...

Growing concern for safety of Finnish troops and diplomats in Iraq

President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) have expressed their concerns for the safety of Finnish troops and diplomats in Iraq, after US President Donald Trump...

PM set to make first overseas visits to neighbours Sweden and...

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is set to make her first overseas visits next week, and as is traditional for Finnish leaders she will make...

Russia, Baltic and Arctic on the table at Pentagon talks

Finland's Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen (Centre) has been in Washington DC this week, in a trip that culminated in a trilateral meeting between Finland,...

Danish minister: ‘we’d send military help if Russia attacked Finland’

Denmark's Minister of Defence Trine Bramsen says her country would provide military help to Finland and Sweden if either country was attacked by Russia -...

Suspect held after Sweden-Finland ferry rape allegation

Police in Stockholm have detained a 50-year old man on suspicion of raping a woman on the Silja Galaxy ferry. The alleged incident happened on...

Sweden thanks Finland’s firefighters for summer help

Sweden has officially thanked Finnish firefighters for their help during summer wildfire season, with a ceremony in Helsinki. This summer saw some of the worst...

Finnish politicians react to Sweden’s election

Politicians in Finland have been watching the results of the Swedish general election  closely. The rise of the right wing Sweden Democrats, with their deep...