"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Several people were stabbed in a main square in the southwestern city. Police say a suspect was arrested after a shootout.
To boost tourism between the EU and China, a promotional event called Charming Beijing was held in Helsinki.
Finland’s Esapekka Lappi took his first world rally championship (WRC) with a win in his home rally on Sunday (July 30) after benefiting from his
One person was killed after a man drove a vehicle into a crowd in Finland, say police.
Others were injured in the incident, which happened in the
The 22nd Wife-Carrying World Championships took place in Finland, where the sport originated, on July 3.
A 'planned attack' on a popular tourist attraction in the Finnish capital was averted after the security service intervened.
The election of hard-line anti-immigrant leaders to the nationalist Finns Party, the country’s second-largest, lead to its fracture with moderate party MPs siding with Prime Minister Juha Sipila.
Finland shows the lead in creating jobs while protecting the environment. We visit an innovative SME that's developped a green alternative to plastic bags.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in neighbouring Finland for talks with his Finnish counterpart, Timo Soini.
Hobby horse enthusiasts from all over Finland gathered in Vantaa on Saturday for annual championships.
European football's governing body UEFA is holding its annual congress in Helsinki
An exhibition has opened in Helsinki by an artist with a difference.
Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary
When a vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in today’s Europe, fears of a terror attack are inevitable.
In a rare corruption case in Finland - ranked the second least corrupt country in the world - the former anti-drug chief was handed a 10 year sentence.
‘Santa Claus’ has begun his journey to deliver Christmas gifts to children all over the world, leaving his home in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi on Friday evening (23 December) under a spectacular sho
The Finnish Santa Claus and the Russian Grandfather Frost met at the Finnish-Russian border to exchange gifts on Monday.
Tourists just south of the Arctic Circle were treated to a stunning display as the Northern Lights lit up the night sky in Rovaniemi, Finland late on Friday.
Light, hope, joy: thus, on the notes of Nicolò Jommelli, an 18th century Neapolitan composer, ends the extraordinary musical trip Joyce DiDonato invites us to embark on: from the horrors of war to the
Startup entrepreneurs gathered in Helsinki with one question – when is a mobile phone not a phone?