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“A deadly cocktail against democracy” – fighting election fake news

Finnish officials are several weeks into a campaign to educate civil servants, political parties and the media about the threats of 'fake news' ahead...

Everything stays the same, as Finland’s government resigns

Despite the resignation of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (Centre) and his three-party coalition government today, very little changes in Finnish politics. Sipilä continues as Caretaker Prime...

Antti Rinne back from health scare: ‘I’m ready to be Prime...

The chairman of the Social Democrats Antti Rinne is back at work today, after a long period of sick leave. Rinne and his wife first fell...

Feminist Party launches election campaign with 100 initiatives on equality

The Feminist Party has officially launched its 2019 election manifesto, unveiling 100 initiatives on equality. It's the first general election campaign for the party, which...

Parliament candidates aim to shatter Finland’s minority glass ceiling

With campaigning well underway for spring elections, a slew of candidates with minority backgrounds are hoping to win enough votes to get into office,...

Say what? The message behind political party election slogans

With the general election getting closer, Finland's political parties are sharpening their messages, promoting their manifesto pledges and unveiling their campaign slogans. So is there...

Bitcoins, micro-payments and merch: fundraising innovation on the campaign trail

With the general election only two and a half months away, campaigning is in full swing as parties announce their policy platforms, leaders take...

Ville Niinistö announces Euro Parliament bid

Green party member of parliament Ville Niinistö has announced that he's running for a seat in the European Parliament elections this coming May. Niinistö also said...

Blue Reform MP defects to reality TV star’s Liike Nyt political...

A Blue Reform MP, former speaker of parliament Maria Lohela has announced she's jumping ship from her current party, and joining the Liike Nyt parliamentary...

Government plans voter education campaign ahead of election

The Finnish government is planning to roll out a new voter education campaign ahead of the general election on 14th April. It comes as Justice...