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‘Easy language’ videos help with election voting

A new resource for people voting in the upcoming general election has been released this morning by the Ministry of Justice. Videos in easy-to-understand Finnish,...

Early voting begins, as vandals target campaign posters

Police in Jyväskylä and Tampere are asking the public for information about vandals who targeted election campaign posters in those cities. Several locations in Jyväskylä...

Deleted Finns Party video prompts conspiracy theories, and apology from Yle

Finland's public-funded broadcaster Yle has found itself in the middle of a dust-up with the Finns Party over a technical problem. An interview show which...

Left Alliance parliament candidate suspends campaign after alleged attack

A parliamentary candidate for the Left Alliance says he was attacked and verbally abused in east Helsinki on Monday. Suldaan Said Ahmed wrote on social media...

Attempted attack on Timo Soini at election campaign event

UPDATE: Timo Soini has written about the attack on his blog. "Today, there was a terrible incident that nobody wanted or hoped for. The threatening...

Kokoomus candidate: “Why does multiculturalism not work?”

Officials from the National Coalition Party - known in Finnish as Kokoomus - are distancing themselves from an election candidate who used a campaign...

Finns Party candidate tries to spin ‘immigrant invader’ election slogan

A Finns Party candidate for parliament is trying to explain an anti-immigrant slogan emblazoned on the side of his car as part of an...

Greens launch national bus tour with pledge to off-set the carbon...

The Green Alliance are taking their election campaign on the road with a national bus tour. The 6000km trip launched on the weekend, with the...

Local issues beat out national concerns on the campaign trail

With less than one month to go until the general election, candidates are making a big push to get their name and message out...

Finns Party activist criticised over New Zealand terror attack post

The Chairman of the Finns Party Youth in Lapland has been criticised over a social media post he wrote about the New Zealand terror...