Finns love a weird world record, and this summer's mass skinny dip at the Ilosaarirock festival in North Karelia helped Finland host the biggest ever naked swim on record. Our story was widely-shared as people spread the glorious news.
The biggest news event of the year in Finland was a knife attack in Turku that left two people dead, eight injured and Finland in shock. Our first story brought news from the initial confused reports.
Cold weather is a staple of the Finnish winter, but it still makes fascinating news.
When Finnish researchers appeared to find a new way to create food, the story quickly went viral.
Joel Willans of Very Finnish Problems took a sideways look at Finland's Midsummer traditions in a column this June, and it proved extremely popular with Finns and foreigners alike.
Municipal politics is not traditionally the topic that draws in readers, but this year we made a concerted effort to inform foreigners about their right to participate in local elections. That included a debate we streamed live, several explainers on rights and exercising them, and culminated in our election night results story.
Follow-ups on the Turku attack story dominated the news agenda for a while in the autumn, and this story on the main suspect was a particular hit.
This year Finland turned 100, and the celebrations spread worldwide. Finns were obviously keen to share the good news.
Eddy Hawkins took an in-depth look at Finland's many swastikas, which remain entrenched in military insignia and elsewhere.
Topping out this list is the sad story of an Indian software engineer who disappeared in Helsinki and was then found dead on the shoreline.