Finland’s Prime Minister Antti Rinne stepped down Tuesday after the Center Party, a member of the governing five-party coalition, said it had lost confidence in the Social Democrat leader in the wake of a crippling postal strike.
In 2020, Finland will host an exhibition of works by the celebrated master artist Vincent van Gogh. The event will become reality after years of waiting to sign the contract to borrow them. The place of the exhibition is Didrichsen Museum in the Finnish capital, Helsinki.
Finland, which currently holds the EU's presidency until the end of the year, is lobbying to keep forestry a national competency — undermining a key part of the EU's climate efforts to reduce emissions.
One person has been killed and 10 others have been injured in an attack at a vocational college in eastern Finland, police say, as local media quote witnesses as saying that the assailant, a young man, used a sword to carry out the attack.
Finland’s first ever sighting of a golden jackal has justifiably generated widespread public discussion, but it is hardly the only or the most noticeable species-related change detected recently in Finland, reminds Riku Lumiaro, a biodiversity and communication expert at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE).
Look around the streets of Helsinki, peek into the nooks of buildings or under bridges, and here’s what you won’t see: The flattened boxes, sleeping bags, even tents that are the tell-tale signs of outdoor sleeping in cities around the world.
Finns face a broad, incohesive coalition government for the next four years as the Social Democrats, who narrowly won weekend elections, focus on keeping the surging anti-immigration populists out, analysts said.
When the United Nations crowned Finland the world's happiest nation last month for the second year running, there were still quite a few eyebrows raised. How could this Nordic country, better known for its harsh weather and high suicide rate, be the world's happiest?