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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...

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...