Finland’s government is just two weeks old, but it’s already reeling from a string of controversies surrounding new ministers from a far-right party.
Finland's new economic affairs minister Vilhelm Junnila faced accusations of dog-whistling his support for white supremacist ideology with posts of a KKK snowman and a swastika design.
The popular 37-year-old Sanna Marin’s 4-year tenure has ended after her Social Democratic Party lost to the conservative National Coalition party.
36-year-old Sanna Marin said she was disappointed that private footage of her partying had been leaked, but wasn’t going to apologise for a night out with friends.
VICE World News reports from the Norwegian-Russian border in the Arctic Circle where soldiers are prepared for what was once unthinkable, and historic polar communities are being torn apart.
Finland has stayed out of NATO to avoid annoying Russia, but in light of the war in Ukraine, its leaders now say the country must apply to join the military alliance “without delay.”
“I should have used better consideration on Saturday night,” said Sanna Marin.
‘We should be worried,’ Greenpeace in Finland told VICE World News, as it reached 33.6 degrees celsius in Lapland.
To dive into Kalsarikänni, all you need is a comfortable couch, some very chill underwear, and, of course, some booze.
“There’s the fear of ‘When am I going to work again? When am I going to be able to pay rent?’”
Photographer Hedda Rysstad spent time in northern Norway with young Sámis, whose existence and language were repressed and marginalised for decades.
A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”