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 2021-07-09 10:38 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Klassikaraadio to host live broadcasts of Prnu Music Festival...

ERR's Klassikaraadio will move to the summer capital next week and will broadcast nine live broadcasts from the Prnu Music Festival, July 11-18....

 2021-07-09 10:19 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Klavan Paide debut ends in Europa League home defeat...

Top flight football team Paide Linnameeskond lost its first-leg Europa Conference League encounter with Polish side lsk Wrocaw at home Thursday. The game was more notable as defender and ex-Liverpool man Ragnar Klavan's debut for Paide, following last...

 2021-07-09 09:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonia may see as many as 130 covid cases per day in early August...

Midsummer celebrations and increased tourism, particularly from Russia, have brought the more aggressive Delta strain into Estonia and the number of new daily infections is projected to be around 130 by the start of August, Postimees reports....

 2021-07-09 09:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Eight fined after spring anti-lockdown Tallinn protests...

The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) has initiated a dozen misdemeanor proceedings, eight of which have resulted in fines, following April's demonstrations in central Tallinn over legislative amendments which codified the PPA's powers in, ironi...

 2021-07-09 08:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

No quarantine exemption for third-country participants in music festival...

Performers coming from outside Estonia to appear in August's annual Birgitta music festival in Tallinn will be subject to the same coronavirus border requirements as regular travelers, the government has ruled. This means that a theater and ballet tro...

 2021-07-09 08:24 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Rock concert on Emaje River to open Tartu's Car-Free Avenue...

A rock concert on the Emaje River will open Tartu's Car-Free Avenue on Friday, which will take place for a month in the southern Estonian city....

 2021-07-09 07:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 39 new coronavirus cases diagnosed...

Thirty-nine new cases of coronavirus were diagnosed during the last day, the Health Board (Terviseamet) said on Friday....

 2021-07-09 07:51 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Social work and pedagogy increasingly popular at universities...

The ranking of the most popular specialties in Estonian universities has remained largely the same compared to the previous year. This year, pedagogical specialties, as well as those related to social work, have become surprisingly popular....

 2021-07-09 07:24 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Pablo from Chile...

The ninth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Pablo from Chile....

 2021-07-09 06:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

43 million missing from Estonia's railway electrification budget...

43 million is still missing from Estonia's budget to electrify the railway system. A small part of the money can be covered with a loan but the rest will need to come from the state budget....

 2021-07-09 06:13 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Report: Estonia house prices, rents grew most across EU over past decade...

Both house prices and rents in Estonia have risen more than any other European Union country over the past decade, and far more than the union's average, according to a recent report. Estonia also saw a huge rise in the cost of both buying and renting...

 2021-07-09 05:42 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Statistics: Imports, exports up by half on year to May...

Exports and imports both rose by around a half on year to May, state agency Statistics Estonia reports, driven by fuels, electrical and transport equipment in particular, as well as 2020's low reference base the result of the pandemic....

 2021-07-08 15:41 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

US congressional delegation reiterates commitment to Estonia...

The United States stands by its NATO allies, including Estonia, and despite security and other challenges in the region, the leaders of a high-level delegation of senators and congress people say....

 2021-07-08 15:09 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Open House Tallinn will host tours in English this year...

Open House Tallinn architectural event will host tours in English for the first time this coming weekend....

 2021-07-08 14:49 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tartu vaccination center opens more slots without registration...

COVID-19 vaccinations without prior registration will be available at the Tartu vaccination center until the end of August....

 2021-07-08 14:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

LSM: Learn Livonian language online...

A series of short films is being published online providing an introduction to the Livonian language, indigenous to a few remaining parts of Latvia and considered one of the most endangered languages in the world....

 2021-07-08 13:47 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Long-serving City of Tallinn finance director steps down...

A long-serving Tallinn city government bureaucrat is stepping down after two decades working in the capital's financial department, noting the role and management at the local authority had evolved over that time....

 2021-07-08 13:12 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Circuit courts agree to help alleviate Harju County Court workload burden...

Two courts in Estonia have agreed to share Harju County Court's work burden, in the interests of maintaining consistent justice processes nationwide and following a plea in April from the chair of the Harju court to help relieve the pressure of cases....

 2021-07-08 12:38 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Justice minister would send Krasnoyarsk state opera to quarantine...

Minister of Justice Maris Lauri (Reform) said she thinks the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, set to arrive in Estonia for the Birgitta festival in August, should have to self-isolate because of the worsening coronavirus situation in Russia....

 2021-07-08 12:11 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Rapid antigen tests to be used on entry to Estonia...

Rapid antigen tests performed by a healthcare provider can now be used at border crossings as well as PCR coronavirus tests from July 19, the government agreed on Thursday....

 2021-07-08 11:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ex-foreign ministers wholly reject appointment of ambassador to Belarus...

Two former Estonian foreign ministers, one of whom was in office until January this year, while the other is a sitting MEP, have hit out at the appointment of a new Estonian ambassador to Belarus, announced earlier this week....

 2021-07-08 11:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kallas: It is important that Estonia has representation in Belarus...

While several Estonian politicians have criticized the Foreign Ministry's decision to appoint a new ambassador of Estonia to Belarus, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) said that it is important that Estonia should have representation in the state....

 2021-07-08 11:27 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Vaccinated people to get more freedoms if Estonia sees third COVID-19 wave...

The status of having been vaccinated will start playing a role if restrictions need to be reintroduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) said at the government's press conference on Thursday....

 2021-07-08 11:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

European Parliament approves funding earmarked for Rail Baltica project...

The European Parliament has given the green-light to funding which will provide the bulk of the support for the planned Rail Baltica high speed link....

 2021-07-08 10:41 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Heatwave has caused Estonians to consume more electricity...

The high temperatures of June caused Estonians to consume more electricity, increasing their electricity bills considerably....

 2021-07-08 10:15 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kallas: Estonia will expel Russian diplomat...

Estonia will expel a Russian diplomat in response to Russia expelling Estonian Consul Mart Ltte, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) said on Thursday....

 2021-07-08 10:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Government will not change law to make workplace vaccination mandatory...

Estonia will not change the law to make coronavirus vaccination mandatory at work easier or harder. The final decision remains with the employer....

 2021-07-08 09:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

PPA: Estonia could cope with mass immigration, but needs more translators...

Estonia has enough tents but not enough translators should migration flows from Lithuania redirect to Estonia in the coming months, the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) told ERR on Wednesday....

 2021-07-08 09:13 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Scientific council: People returning from travel should get tested...

Unvaccinated people returning to Estonia from international travel should certainly get tested upon arrival, head of the government's scientific council Irja Lutsar told ERR on Thursday....

 2021-07-08 08:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Jefimova third in European junior swimming championships...

Swimmer Eneli Jefimova came third in the fifty-meter breaststroke final at the European junior swimming championships in Rome Wednesday evening....

 2021-07-08 08:12 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board hopes to meet company responsible for storage facility alarms...

The Health Board (Terviseamet) was scheduled to meet with Guard Systems, the company responsible for notification systems at the board's storage facilities, following a refrigerator malfunction last week which led to the discarding of nearly 70,000 co...

 2021-07-08 07:51 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Statistics: Economy recovering, manufacturing up 18 percent on year to May...

Industry is demonstrating signs of recovery, state agency Statistics Estonia says. The total production of industrial enterprises in Estonia rose by 16 percent on year to May, the agency reports, while manufacturing saw even higher growth...

 2021-07-08 07:34 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 58 new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed...

58 new coronavirus cases have been found of a total 2,594 tests taken - a rate of 2.2 percent - in Estonia over the past 24 hours, the Health Board announced. More than a million vaccines have now been administered in Estonia with 6,611 vaccinations condu...

 2021-07-08 07:19 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Former PM: Finland has never decided to support Estonia in risk situations...

Referring to the Finnish government's discussions about tightening entry restrictions, former Estonian prime minister and long-time politician Siim Kallas (Reform) said the Finnish government has never made decisions that would support Estonia in risk...

 2021-07-08 06:54 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Statistics: Tourism growing, but still few foreign tourists...

In May 2021, Estonian accommodation establishments served 90,000 tourists, which is nearly one and a half times more than in May last year during the emergency situation. The numbers of foreign and domestic tourists both increased....

 2021-07-08 06:23 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

AK: Estonian Navy sea mine procurement from Finnish firm going ahead...

Estonia has procured a 'significant'; volume of state-of-the-art sea mines from an unnamed Finnish firm, ETV news show 'Aktuaalne kaamera' (AK) reported Wednesday night. The mines will start arriving late on this year....

 2021-07-08 05:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Government to continue with COVID-19 wastewater studies...

The government has dropped an earlier plan to discontinue the wastewater studies for the spread of the coronavirus and announced that the studies will continue to be conducted throughout summer....

 2021-07-08 05:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

One child in Estonia has died after catching coronavirus...

While coronavirus tends to have a milder effect on young people, there have been two deaths of people under 18 linked to covid-19 in Estonia. An 11-year-old died after contracting the virus and a baby was stillborn....

 2021-07-08 04:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Watch LIVE: Under-23s European championships at Kadriorg Stadium...

Starting Thursday, the under-23s European championships will take place at Kadriorg Stadium, Tallinn. Estonia is represented by 21 athletes in the competition, which will bring more than 1,000 athletes to Estonia....

 2021-07-07 15:58 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Russia expels St. Petersburg-based Estonian diplomat...

Russia is expelling an Estonian diplomat based in St. Petersburg, charging him with inappropriate intelligence gathering. Estonia's foreign ministry said Wednesday evening that it will also be ejecting a Russian diplomat in response....

 2021-07-07 15:41 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Wise worth 9.3 billion on London Stock Exchange debut...

Wise, the international money transfer service founded by Estonian entrepreneurs, entered the London stock market Wednesday, valued at 8 billion, or 9.3 billion, in a key post-Brexit test for the sector....

 2021-07-07 13:27 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Justice chancellor: Environmental Board's practices unlawful...

Chancellor of Justice lle Madise points out that the Environmental Board's practices of stopping deforestation are not according to law. The justice chancellor says that while suspending felling works is not forbidden and neither is the issuance of pr...

 2021-07-07 12:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Daily: Police unable to intervene in loud Tartu overnight music festival...

Responsibility for an outdoor music festival in Tartu which ran until four o'clock in the morning last Sunday, and whose noise levels disturbed local residents' sleep, seems to have fallen down the fissures between local government, the event orga...

 2021-07-07 12:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

SEB: Rapid inflation relates to low 2020 reference base...

Inflation of close to four percent on year to June is primarily down to the low reference base in 2020, the year the coronavirus arrived, according to one expert....

 2021-07-07 11:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Study: Aid measure for electric car purchases should continue...

An analysis of the need for a subsidy for the purchase of electric vehicles and of the market situation of electric cars and their charging infrastructure in Estonia found that the support measure for acquiring fully electric vehicles should continue....

 2021-07-07 11:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

COVID-19 testing to be required from third country arrivals to Estonia...

The government approved an order on Wednesday that will require travelers from countries with high risk of COVID-19 infection outside the European Union to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test before arriving in Estonia....

 2021-07-07 10:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: Coronavirus Delta strain now predominant in Estonia...

The Delta strain has become the dominant coronavirus variety, the Health Board (Terviseamet) says, with the risk of spread and of morbidity particularly high among those who have not completed a full vaccination course....

 2021-07-07 10:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Joller: Children should be vaccinated against covid-19...

Children should be vaccinated against covid-19 to increase the coverage rate and new incentives are needed, family doctor Karmen Joller said on Wednesday....

 2021-07-07 09:58 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister: Estonia-Spain relations better than ever...

Estonia-Spain relations are at their zenith, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) says. Kallas' Spanish counterpart, Pedro Snchez, was on an official visit to Estonia Tuesday....

 2021-07-07 09:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Overpriced bids submitted to Rail Baltic design procurement...

The bids submitted to the design procurement of Rail Baltic have been overpriced, resulting in failed tenders, according to Tnu Grnberg, CEO of Rail Baltic Estonia, Postimees reports....

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