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Web scraping API for Finnish websites

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The library provides an easy-to-use API for fetching data from various Finnish websites:

Website Type Spider API class
Ilta-Sanomat News article ISArticle
Iltalehti News article ILArticle
YLE Uutiset News article YLEArticle
Demi Discussion thread DemiPage
Suomi24 Discussion thread Suomi24Page
Vauva Discussion thread VauvaPage
Oikotie Asunnot Apartment ad OikotieApartment
Tori Item deal ToriDeal

Documentation is available at and simple online demo here.


pip install finscraper


Fetch 10 news articles as a pandas DataFrame from Ilta-Sanomat:

from finscraper.spiders import ISArticle

spider = ISArticle().scrape(10)

articles = spider.get()

The API is similar for all the spiders:

Finscraper in action


Please see for more information.

Jesse Myrberg (

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