Armed with needles and yarn of wool, knitters danced to the deafening sounds of drums and guitars at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland.
The Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships are set to begin in Joensuu, Finland.
A Lithuanian man and his wife have won the world 'wife carrying' title, leaping over timber and wading through waist-high water to beat dozens of other couples for a second year running.
The crew sailed 90km from Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia, in just over ten hours. The men spent the journey fishing from the comfort of the tub, although sadly their barbecue went overboard.
Competitors guided their steeds through show jumping, dressage and puissance, or high jump. Interest in the sport has been growing rapidly, and more than 2,500 spectators turned out.
400 riders competed against each other on toy horses, inspired by actual equestrian sports.
Business Planet travels to Turku in Finland in search of what is known as Europe's bioeconomy to see how firms with bright ideas are making a positive difference to our future with sustainable products.
Johanna Buchert is the President and CEO of the Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE). Business Planet spoke to her about what is being done to support Europe's bioeconomy.
The Koorva headset by Finnish design house Aivan is out to change the future of sustainable electronics.
The Nordic airline has always been top of its game when it comes to sustainability, and this is just the start.
Diplomats from nations bordering the Arctic say the United States' refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Polar region, because of discrepancies over climate change wording.
Finland's Social Democrats win razor-thin victory as far-right Finns Party sees big surge,
It is likely to be the first time in Europe that global warming has played so heavily on the minds of voters.
Helsinki, Espo, Vantaa, Turku, Tampere and Oulu in Finland are participating in the 6Aika programme to boost their sustainable urbanisation strategies, supported by the European Cohesion Policy.
A man wearing a t-shirt of an anti-immigration group was apprehended at a politician's rally in Finland on Sunday after displaying 'aggressive and threatening' behaviour toward the minister
Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch start-up project in Finland's glacial waters
Finland's entire centre-right coalition government has resigned over its failure to push healthcare reforms through parliament.
A magnificent display of the northern lights illuminated the night skies of Lehtojarvi in Finland on Thursday.
The magic spectacle of ‘Aurora Borealis’ was captured on camera over the Paatsjoki river in Finnish Lapland.
Finland basic income trial 'failed to spur unemployed to work more'
A new restriction proposal could reduce the amount of microplastics released to the environment in the EU by about 400,000 tonnes over 20 years.
Finnish patients are now able to go to certain pharmacies in Estonia and retrieve medicine prescribed electronically by their doctor back home.
Finland's answer to nuclear waste is burying it.
Maija Mottonen, Finland's first professional mermaid instructor, is giving lessons at a pool near Helsinki
Eco-friendly Arctic vehicles offer a new alternative for tourists exploring Lapland
As governments around Europe grapple with how to tackle rising homelessness, one country stands head and shoulders above the rest.