Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T
Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary
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.
Finland and Estonia are among the best countries in the EU for education, according to new rankings by the OECD.
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…
Finland says Russian fighter jets have breached its airspace twice in one day.
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.
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…
President Obama has hosted the leaders of five Nordic nations – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland – praising the countries for their
Crowdfunding is no longer a niche, it’s booming in Europe. In this edition of Business Planet, from Finland, Serge Rombi finds out how these
With almost seven out of 10 people in Europe living in towns and cities, this week Real Economy is exploring the economics of urban integration. The
Reacting adequately to extreme weather can be crucial to saving lives and limiting damages to roads and infrastructure in general. In Porvoo, near
Austrian ski jumper Michael Hayboeck produced a stunning performance to secure his first World Cup victory for more than a year as he edged out his
Civilian street patrols are on the increase across Finland following the alleged “widespread sexual harrassment” of women by asylum seekers on New
Police in Finland have announced that New Year celebrations in Helsinki were marred by “widespread sexual harrassment” as women were targeted by
Winter is not the only obstacle to contend with for migrants trying to cross the northern route from Russia into Finland and the European Union and
He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. It’s that time again, when Santa Claus, aka Father Christmas, aka Julgubben, aka Joulupukki
He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. The elves have done their job and now Santa Claus is preparing to leave Lapland and begin
Russia’s Father Frost and the Finnish Joulupukki meet at the Russian-Finnish border as part of an annual tradition to exchange winter holiday