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