For the first time, the spouse of Finland’s next president will be of foreign origin. The spouses of both the National Coalition Party candidate Alexander Stubb, and his rival Pekka Haavisto (Green/independent) were born abroad. Stubb’s wife Suzanne Innes-Stubb is English and was born in Solihull. Haavisto’s partner Antonio FloresContinue Reading

More than 1,500 women have volunteered for military service, the Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) stated in a press release after applications for the summer 2024 cohort closed on 15 January. According to the FDF, this is the third highest number of applicants in history. Women have been trained for almostContinue Reading