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GALLERY: Adorable forest rodents foraging in the snow

The bank vole is Finland’s most abundant mammal with a population estimated at about 300 million during peak years. Bank voles live in forest and...

Korkeasaari bears wake early from winter hibernation

The two resident brown bears at Helsinki's Korkeasaari Zoo have woken early from their winter hibernation due to warmer weather, after a two month...

Warm winter: January sets new weather records across the country

Warm winter temperatures in January mean that many parts of Finland saw new weather records being set. According to the Finnish Meteorological Institute January was...

Forty degree+ temperature spread, as winter’s coldest low is recorded in...

The weather in Finland is a tale of two temperatures at the moment - with a forty degree difference between the warmest and coldest...

GALLERY: Finland’s colourful winter birds

It might be the warmest winter for a decade in Finland, but there's still been some record snowfalls in Lapland, and plenty of winter...

End of kaamos: Utsjoki wakes up from winter

Finland's most northerly municipality is waking up from darkness on Friday and briefly experiencing its first sunrise. The sun last set in Utsjoki on 25th...

Record snowfall keeps Lapland looking like a winter wonderland

Visitors to Lapland have the opportunity to experience a proper snowy winter with a record amount of snowfall blanketing the region. In many places there's...

WATCH: Three words Santa wants you to use this Christmas

With festivities in full swing all around the world, Santa Claus has three words he would like everyone to use more this Christmas. Speaking from...

Here’s where you can find a white Christmas in Finland

If you're dreaming of a white Christmas in Finland, the general advice is head north. There hasn’t been a proper white Christmas for nearly 10...

Winter storm Aapo leaves thousands without power

Winter storm Aapo has blown through Finland leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity. Some 55,000 households are cut off, with the worst affected...