Finnish actor Joonas Suotamo shared the role of Chewbacca with the character's originator Peter Mayhew in 2015's The Force Awakens, but in the latest film in the Star Wars franchise, Suotamo made the beloved hairy wingman all his own.
MP and Minister Sampo Terho has been chosen as the new Blue Reform party chair at the splinter party's first party congress. Terho had no challengers for the position.
Samu Hohti and his daughter Niina design a dazzling Christmas light show for their home in Kouvola each year. This year's centennial spectacle contains over 20,000 LED lights and a pyramid on top of the garage that emits 100,000 red and green laser lights.
The Finnish Defence Forces' Defence Command has filed a criminal complaint regarding the disclosure of security intelligence data to Finland's most widely-read newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat. The paper featured a story on a top secret intelligence research centre on Saturday
A new Justice Ministry poll suggests two-thirds of people living in reception centre-hosting Finnish municipalities view increased multiculturalism in a positive light. Unspecified "certain ethnicities" are not welcome as neighbours, however.