Nordic countries maintain their grip on the World #Happiness Ranking's top spots, which assesses variables such as GDP, social support, life expectancy, freedom, generosity, and absence of corruption. #WorldHappinessDay
At peak times, Santa Claus gets 32,000 letters every day
As governments around Europe grapple with how to tackle rising homelessness, one country stands head and shoulders above the rest.
Embarassed lawmakers in Estonia voted 44 to 42 to remove Mart Helme as interior minister, but the motion failed because it required 51 votes to pass.
An online poll on the repatriation of women linked to so-called Islamic State sparked controversy and embarrassed for the new government.
Finland's Former Transport minister becomes the youngest serving head of government after Antti Rinne's resignation.
The Centre Party said it had lost confidence in the Social Democrat leader over the handling of the strike.
Airport workers have joined a solidarity strike on behalf of 9,000 postal service employees who have been on a two-week strike over pay.
According to a new survey from Eurostat 76 per cent of Belgians, alongside the Netherlands, Austria and Finland claim to feel happy all or most of the time over the last four weeks.
Solar Foods are growing protein that could be used to feed lab grown meat.
An entire sports event in Finland has been run on horse manure.
Europe’s top court has upheld the strict protection that EU law offers to wolves and other species in a judgment published on Thursday.
A sword-wielding attacker has killed one person and injured nine others after bursting into a classroom at a vocational high school in Finland.
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.