Juha Sipila formally elected as Finland's new PM

The Finnish Parliament formally elected Centre Party chairman Juha Sipila as the new prime minister of Finland on Thursday.

Finland says no answers on possible sub incursion

Finland on Thursday closed an inquiry into a possible submarine incursion in April, saying it was impossible to determine whether a foreign power had violated its waters.

Middle East nuclear weapons ban proposal stumbles at UN

A UN attempt to work out a ban on nuclear weapons in the Middle East was in jeopardy after Egypt complained on Monday about the lack of progress and demanded the resignation of the Finnish coordinator of the initiative.

Finland signs nuclear construction deal with Russian firm

Finnish utility Fennovoima said today it has awarded the main contract for constructing a nuclear plant in Finland to the Russian company Titan-2.

Finland`s eurosceptic party wants part in new govt

Finland`s right-wing eurosceptic Finns Party said Tuesday that it was determined to be part of the new government for the first time, regardless of the make up of the coalition.

Finland`s prime minister-elect says ready to negotiate with all parties

Finland`s prime minister-elect Juha Sipila said Monday he was open for negotiations with all political parties including the right-wing eurosceptic Finns Party which is seeking to enter government for the first time.

Finnish opposition Centre leads election: Partial results

Finland`s opposition Centre Party came out on top in Sunday`s general election, far ahead of the parties in Prime Minister Alexander Stubb`s left-right coalition, partial results showed.

Finns vote, expected to oust government

Finns voted on Sunday in legislative elections expected to oust the coalition left-right government after a campaign that focused on how to lift Finland from a three-year economic slump.

Finland goes to the polls, change of government expected

 Finns began voting on Sunday in legislative elections expected to oust the left-right government after a campaign that has focused heavily on how to lift Finland out of a three-year economic slump.

Finland votes amid troubled economic waters

The Nordic republic of Finland goes to the polls on Sunday in legislative elections amid growing discontent over a floundering economy undergoing a painful restructuring.

Russia goes back to USSR but still fails to win

Russia`s national ice hockey team went back to the USSR by donning the famous jersey of the legendary Soviet squad but failed to recapture past glories as they slumped to defeat against Finland.

Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option

 After 25 years of tranquil post Cold War relations, Finns are once again worried about the threat posed by their resurgent eastern neighbour Russia, though they remain firmly opposed to joining NATO.

More than a third of Finns to vote early in election

Advance polling stations opened Wednesday in Finland ahead of next week`s general election dominated by the economy, with more than a third of Finns expected to vote early. 

Bodies of Finnish climber, Nepalese guide found in Himalayas

Rescuers have located the bodies of a Finnish climber and a Nepalese guide who fell into a crevasse while descending Mount Annapurna last week, expedition organisers said Wednesday.

I retired eight years ago, says Roy Hodgson
I retired eight years ago, says Roy Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that he believed his coaching career had come to an end when he stepped down as national coach of Finland in November 2007.

Finland approves construction of nuclear plant by Russia

Finland`s Parliament on Friday gave the green-light to the construction of the country`s third nuclear plant by Russia`s Rosatom.

Genes link criminality and intelligence
Genes link criminality and intelligence

Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history.

Finland keen to tie-up with India in cleantech, ICT, education

 Finland, known for its knowledge- based society, is keen to team up with India in range of areas like cleantech, ICT, education, environment and energy, as the two nations have agreed to double the trade volume over the next three years, top Finnish officials said.

Presidential visit helps India establish presence in key Arctic region

With the resource-rich Arctic region becoming the focus of heightened attention, President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the two Nordic countries of Norway and Finland last week was a crucial step by India to assert its "willingness to have a strong presence in the Arctic Council and to work closely with" the eight countries of the region.

Finnish politician suspected of killing woman

A leader of the ruling National Coalition Party (NCP) in Finland was suspected of killing a woman, reported media reported Saturday.