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Major bribery scandal exposes top level Swedish corruption

Fredrik Lundberg, one of Sweden's most powerful tycoons, and former finance minister Anders Borg have been questioned by prosecutors as suspects in a bribery probe.

Islamophobic politician fined in Finland for Facebook post

A Finnish politician has been fined after making a comment on his Facebook page following the Nice terror attack that “all terrorists are Muslims”.

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö: “Russia and US could sideline EU”

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has cautioned "a weakened and fragmented" EU against being sidelined in global politics. During his annual New Year’s Day address, Niinistö raised concerns that Presidents Putin and Trump could begin discussing Europe without its input.

Basic income for unemployed citizens in Finland

Finland is to introduce a basic income for some citizens from next month, becoming the one of the first countries to adopt the policy.

No referendum on EU membership in Finland

The petition for holding a referendum on Finland’s membership of the EU did not collect enough signatures in order to be discussed in Parliament.

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