""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
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?
Germany’s Severin Freund returned to the winners circle for the first time in almost a year after success in the second event of the World Cup Ski jumping season in Ruka…
Domen Prevc produced a stunning performance to secure his first World Cup victory in Finland on Friday.
There was another stunning display of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights over Rovaniemi in Finland on Monday as atmospheric conditions on the sun fuelled another breathtaking night…
A photographer has captured a dazzling aurora borealis display over northern Finland.
Green waves could be seen across the night sky over the
There’s loud music, headbanging and crowds of screaming fans.
This year some 50 couples from 12 countries took part in the race in Sonkajärvi, Finalnd, a small town of 4600 inhabitants.
Vladimir Putin came to Finland with a handshake for his counterpart, President Salui Niinisto – and a warning that Moscow will respond if his host country joins…
We understand some parts of our own oceans less than we know outer space, but as they are so critical to our survival we need to know more, fast.
This simple tool allows scientists to take sea water samples
The plastic tubes can withstand enormous pressure
The lids are remotely controlled