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No political motive found in shooting of Finnish councillor, 2 others

Police investigating the fatal shooting of three women in a small town in south-east Finland have so far not found any political motive for the crime, police said Monday.

Town councillor among three dead in shooting in south-east Finland

One of the three women killed in a shooting overnight Sunday in Imatra in south-east Finland was the chair of the town council, police said, adding that a male suspect has been arrested.

Anti-racist protests staged in Finnish cities

Thousands of people, including the Finnish premier and a former president, took part in demonstrations against racism and violence across several cities in Finland on Saturday.

Russian President Putin in Finland discusses means of building trust

Efforts to reduce tensions in the Baltic Sea region took centre stage Friday when Russian President Vladimir Putin visited neighbouring Finland for talks with his Finnish counterpart.

Brexit prompts warnings from Finland, vow to back single market terms

Britain would have to sign up to "free movement of people" and not only the free flow of goods, services and capital if the country wanted access to the EU single market after leaving the bloc,...

Russian President Putin travels to Finland for talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to travel to neighbouring Finland Friday for a one-day working visit and talks with his Finnish counterpart.