Europe

Finland Social Democrats win most votes: partial count

With more than 98 percent of ballots counted, the Social Democrats win 40 seats in the 200-member parliament.

Finland Social Democrats win most votes: partial count

Europe

Finland election: Social Democrats take early lead

Finland may elect its first left-wing prime minister in two decades.

Europe

Polls close in Finland with leftists poised to win

Surveys suggest Social Democrats, who pledge to boost Finland's welfare system, will become largest party in parliament.

Polls close in Finland's elections with leftists poised to win

Europe

Trump-Putin talks: Concerns over meeting without aides

US President Trump wants to meet Russian President Putin alone for part of their talks in Helsinki, raising fears among allies over what will be promised behind closed doors.

Opinion

Trump, Putin and the elephants in the room

Trump will seek his own version of a 'reset' in relations with Russia. What would that look like?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Witness

Reading North: Books in the Arctic

Oula has run a mobile library in the Nordic Arctic for 40 years, but as retirement looms the bus' future is uncertain.

Catalonia

Puigdemont's extradition requested from Finland

Madrid’s legal action against Puigdemont is an 'attack on the heart of democracy'.

Puigdemont's extradition requested from Finland

Europe

Police probe Finland stabbing as 'terror attack'

Finnish police say they are investigating knife attacks that left two dead as crimes related to 'terrorism'.

Europe

At least two killed in Finland stabbing attack

Police say they have shot a man suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku.

At least two killed in Turku stabbing attack

Witness

Finland's Iron Grandpa

A 72-year-old Finnish weightlifter who has won four world championships is determined to win one final title.

AJ IMPACT

Finland introduces basic income for unemployed

Plan hopes to create incentive for more Finns to work since fear of losing welfare benefits make many act picky on jobs.

Finland introduces basic income for unemployed

Finland

Finns say 'enough is enough' in anti-Nazi rallies

Thousands march in Helsinki, and other cities, after a fatal assault on a man who protested against a Neo-nazi group.

Finland: Tens of thousands march in anti-racism rallies

Social media

Obama's praise of Finland's heavy metal goes viral

Social media reacts after US president says Nordic country's good governance might be linked to its heavy metal culture.

Obama's praise of Finland's heavy metal goes viral

Human Rights

Finland's anti-immigrant bill 'imperils mixed families'

Proposed law introduces high income requirements for Finns and refugees to bring their families to the country.

Finland's anti-immigrant bill 'imperils mixed families'

Finland

Finland far-right groups attack refugees

Dozens of protesters hurl rocks and fireworks at a bus carrying refugees arriving at a reception centre in Lahti.

Finland far-right groups attack refugees