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Double duty: PM to represent Finland and Sweden at EU meeting

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is attending a special European Council meeting in Brussels on 1st and 2nd October - and rather unusually she'll be...

Turku opens coronavirus advice experiment for ferry passengers on Monday

The City of Turku is trialing a new strategy for coronavirus advice and testing at the port from Monday. Incoming passengers from Sweden will be...

Tallink Silja stops selling ferry tickets from Sweden to Finland

Ferry company Tallink Silja is halting sales of round-trip ferry tickets from Sweden to Finland as of 7th August due to the coronavirus travel...

Coronavirus risk warning for Sweden border crossings

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has issued another warning about the risks of spreading coronavirus through border crossings between Finland and Sweden. THL...

Island life: Finnish chef wins Swedish reality TV show

A chef from Åland has been crowned winner of the latest season of the Swedish reality TV show Expedition Robinson - known in other...

Swedish minister concerned over Finland travel restrictions

Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde says she's concerned that travelers from her country might not be allowed to travel freely to other Nordic countries as...

Interior Minister warns over “unnecessary” Sweden border crossings

Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) has warned people against making "unnecessary" border crossings because the coronavirus epidemic is still ongoing. The minister made the comments during...

Lapland Police investigated over sneaky Sweden snus run

The Lapland Police Department has turned itself in to the Prosecutor General's office for investigation, after a widely-circulated photograph on social media appeared to...

Cross-border care: Finnish healthcare staff play vital role in Sweden’s Norrbotten...

Every day dozens of Finnish healthcare workers cross over the northern border into Sweden, and at the end of their shifts return home again...

More restrictions for Sweden, Norway and Estonia border crossings

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