ISIS/ISIL

Finland minister apologises for Instagram poll on ISIL women

Katri Kulmuni had posted a poll on whether Finland should allow its women with ISIL links to return from Syria.

Finland minister apologises for Instagram poll on ISIL women

Finland

Finland: Sanna Marin to become world's youngest PM at 34

Left-wing Sanna Marin, transport minister, to head women-led coalition following Antti Rinne's resignation.

Finland: Sanna Marin to become world's youngest PM at 34

Opinion

The dark side of the Nordic model

Scandinavian countries may top every ranking on human development, but they are a disaster for the environment.

Jason Hickel

by Jason Hickel

Jason Hickel

Finland

Finland's prime minister resigns over postal service dispute

Parliament to decide on new prime minister next week as Antti Rinne steps down after fewer than six months in office.

Finland's prime minister resigns over postal service dispute

AJ Impact

Google to invest more than $3bn in European data centres

Tech giant's multibillion-dollar investment will support 13,000 full-time jobs in the EU every year, Google CEO says.

Google to invest more than $3bn in European data centres

Europe

Finland faces rising racism

Report warns of 'escalating' intolerant hate speech in public discourse, with asylum seekers, Muslims mainly targeted.

Racism 'on the rise' in Finland: Council of Europe

AJ Impact

Pension funds turn to debt markets after bond downturn

Nordic funds can no longer rely on low-risk, low-reward government bonds and are turning to more profitable investments.

Bond yield downturn forces pension funds to seek more profit

Earthrise

Feeding the Billions: A New Frontier for Sustainable Eating

Zero waste restaurant and jellyfish dinners: Alternative food solutions could help alleviate an impending food crisis.

Environment

Rain and wind warnings as Storm Miguel lashes Finland

An early heatwave in Scandinavia has been pushed away by the remains of storm Miguel.

Rain and wind warnings as Storm Miguel lashes Finland

United States

US warns China, Russia against 'aggressive behaviour' in Arctic

Pompeo fails to mention climate change in speech at gathering of foreign ministers from the Arctic Circle.

US warns China, Russia against 'aggressive behaviour' in Arctic

Europe

Finland's Social Democrats party seals narrow election win

Social Democrats win 40 seats in the 200-seat parliament, two more than the right-wing Finns Party.

Finland's Social Democrats party seals narrow election win

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.