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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...

Sweden’s Right Wing: More Finland, Less NATO

Sweden votes on Sunday in an election that opinion polls and analysts alike predict could bring a generational shift in the country's political landscape. The...

Janne Strang Editorial: Finland’s Yellow & Red Heritage

Since you no doubt are wondering why the Finnish flag is hoisted up every available pole on a Monday in November, let me cut...

Two Royal Princes Heading to Helsinki

Finland will have an influx of royal visitors at the end of November, when not one but two princes head to Helsinki on the...

Analysis: Finland’s War Games Take to the Skies

By Petri Mäkelä The Finnish Air Force, Ilmavoimat, is holding its largest exercise of the year, Ruska 17, alongside Swedish air assets this week. The exercise...

Analysis: Aurora 17 Military Exercise

By Robin Haggblom Perhaps the final sign to show that Sweden has now moved out of the notorious ‘strategic blackout’ is the major exercise Aurora...

Sweden’s Crown Princess to Visit Finland Next Week

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria will visit Finland next week, to watch a performance at the National Opera House in Helsinki on Saturday 16th September. She's...