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WATCH: Tampere’s new trams start a week of test trips

Tampere's new tram takes to the streets today in a week of test runs - but without passengers. The tests will take place between Turtola...

Tampere’s Blockfest canceled, despite improved virus situation

Organisers of the annual Blockfest music festival in Tampere have decided to cancel this year's event despite the improved coronavirus situation in Pirkanmaa region,...

Tampere police investigate weekend homicide

Police in Tampere say they're investigating a homicide, attempted homicide and aggravated assault following an incident in the city's Haapalinna neighbourhood. It happened on Saturday...

Record number of candidates apply for police training college

The Police University Colleve Polamk in Tampere has received more than 5,200 applications for places on training courses this year - 13 applicants for...

Men only? Tampere’s new arena gets a very masculine name

A huge new sports and leisure complex in Tampere, which will be the main venue for the 2022 ice hockey World Championships, has signed...

Fox News says Tampere is Europe’s 8th deadliest city

American media outlet Fox News Channel says that Tampere is Europe's eighth deadliest city. In a story on its website, the conservative network notes that...

Anti-Semitic acts in Tampere and Turku, as Finland’s leaders mark Holocaust

Police in Tampere are investigating an incident in the city involving a small group of neo-Nazis who burned an Israeli flag and denounced the...

Four injured in Tampere bakery fire

Four people were slightly injured in a fire at a Tampere bakery on Tuesday night. Rescue crews were alerted around 20:30 and when they arrived...

‘Finland or death’ school cleared over Finns Party poster

A school in Tampere, its head teacher and other officials have been cleared of any wrongdoing over a poster competition for 9th grade students...

The Brexit Brit in Tampere who finally became a Finn

British nationals in Finland, and across Europe, have faced more than three years of uncertainty after the UK voted to leave the EU in...