The saying goes ‘cut your hair to make it grow’. What if the same was true of forests?
Striking green, purple and white, aurora displays lit up the night sky over Finnish Lapland from Friday to Saturday
Battle-hardened soldiers are no strangers to the threat of injury, but they will not have been expecting a reindeer to be involved. But that's exactly what happened in Finland on Tuesday evening.
The school is publicly funded and was created with the help of designer Margit Sjöroos.
It is funded by an initiative allowing passengers to donate towards biofuel - which can cost five times more than regular jet fuel.
A booze tax war has broken out between Baltic neighbours Latvia and Estonia, who are among the EU’s biggest consumers of alcohol.
Last April, Finland pledged to be carbon neutral by 2035. Now the country is trying to get the 27 other EU member states on board. Watch the Brief from Brussels for more information on how this goal could be achieved.
Previous host Romania was sponsored by Coca-cola among others, while Finland, which took over as the new rotating president on July 1, announced an agreement with BMW.
30 per cent of all Finnish prisoners serve sentences in open prisons.
Cyprus has over 15,000 asylum seekers in the country, but only a refugee centre for 250 of them. Watch the Brief from Brussels for more information on how the situation is spiralling out of control.
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.
The German chancellor has rekindled concerns for her health after she was seen shaking during her meeting with Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne.
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.
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