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‘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...

Tampere unveils ‘walk of fame’ for Finnish music stars

Tampere has unveiled its very own equivalent to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Tähtikatu - Star Street - celebrates the achievements of famous Finnish musicians...

Convicted American rapper A$AP Rocky set to play in Tampere

Controversial American rapper A$AP Rocky, convicted this week in Sweden of assault, is set to play Tampere's Blockfest hip hop music festival on Friday...

Tampere Airport plane crashed “almost vertically” say investigators

The Accident Investigation Board Otkes says it has launched an investigation into a fatal crash at Tampere Pirkkala Airport. The incident happened on Wednesday evening...

Tampere confirmed as main host city for 2022 ice hockey World...

Tampere has been chosen as the main host city for the 2022 ice hockey World Championships, as Helsinki plays a secondary role. The city's Tampere...

Finland’s biggest ever cocaine smuggling operation busted

Police have revealed details of a huge drugs bust this morning, thought to be the largest in Finnish history. Law enforcement agencies have completed their...

“Towards Finland, or towards death” Tampere 9th graders take swipe at...

A group of 9th graders at a Tampere school have found themselves in the middle of a political controversy after working on a poster...

Tampere’s new tram colour choices unveiled

Tampere has narrowed down the search for the city's new tram colour, and is asking members of the public to help them decide which...

Chinese firm brings tech jobs to Tampere

A Chinese tech company is set to create up to 100 new jobs in Tampere. AAC Technologies makes micro components for consumer electronic products, and plans...