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American embassy sidesteps Trump Pride flag ban

The American embassy in Helsinki has sidestepped a ban from the Trump administration on flying Pride flags on their flagpole - although there won't...

US Secretary of State delivers bullish Arctic speech in Rovaniemi

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has delivered a speech in Rovaniemi setting out his country's robust new strategy for the Arctic, designed to counter what...

American Secretary of State confirms Rovaniemi visit

The US State Department has confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Finland next week for a meeting of the Arctic Council. Pompeo will...

Washington Post backs Finnish journalist in awards row

The Washington Post newspaper has backed Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro in a dispute about an award. Aro was supposed to be given an International Women of...

US elections: the Finn teaching Americans how to vote

America goes to the polls this week, in midterm elections that have traditionally been seen as an opportunity for voters to pass judgement on...

Putin & Trump: Your Essential Guide To The Helsinki Summit

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are heading to Helsinki. It's the first summit between the current leaders of Russia and the USA, although the two...

Calling Washington: Niinistö Phones Trump For Talks

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö talked with his American counterpart Donald Trump on the phone on Monday. According to a press release from Niinistö's office the...

Confirmation For Trump’s Finland Ambassador Could Take Months

The US embassy in Helsinki's Kaivopuisto district will get a new Ambassador next year - if his appointment is approved by the US Senate. Donald...

President Niinistö To Meet Russia, US Deputy Foreign Ministers

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö will meet the Russian and US Deputy Foreign Ministers when they come to Finland at the beginning of the week. The...