• Helsinki police called out to 360 criminal incidents over New Year’s Eve

    LAST NIGHT SAW A SIGNIFICANT UPTICKin criminal incidents across Helsinki, as is typical during New Year’s celebrations. The Helsinki Police estimated that they were called out to a total of 360 separate incidents across the city, with drunken revellers being the main cause of trouble.

    Dozens of people are believed to have been arrested or cautioned for violent behaviour while under the influence of alcohol, with an unusually high number of assaults being recorded on Monday evening.