Fierce-looking squads calling themselves the Soldiers of Odin have been patrolling Finnish streets in recent months claiming to protect locals from asylum seekers, but lately they've been challenged by an unexpected crew: smiling women serving up hugs....
Volunteer street patrols linked to neo-Nazi groups have emerged in several Finnish towns in recent months claiming to protect locals from what they call "Islamic intruders", a trend the Finnish government condemned on Thursday.
Finnish police reported Thursday an unusually high level of sexual harassment in Helsinki on New Year's Eve and said they had been tipped off about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women.
Finland is looking to experiment in 2017 with a basic monthly income for Finns, a universal and unconditional monthly payment seen as a way to reform the welfare system and cut spending, Finnish authorities said Tuesday.
Finland is drawing up plans to introduce a basic income for its citizens. The final proposal will be presented in late 2016, and if everything goes as planned, the government will give €800 ($870) to everyone.
Digital Journal speaks to Tapio Kangas and Norman Hall, two talented musicians who formed an artistic bond 30 years ago and who are now hard at work on a brand new project that should be out next year.
A 24-year-old Finnish male nurse was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison for raping 27 elderly patients aged between 74 and 100, Finnish news agency STT reported."According to the court...
Finland's national ice hockey team on Monday appealed to anti-migration demonstrators to stop wearing its jersey, after several protesters were photographed in the team's fan gear in recent weeks.