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 2021-07-29 14:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Nearly 30 teams enter Admiral Pitka challenge...

Participants in an annual military navigation race, scheduled for August 4-7, currently number 29, four-member teams, from nine countries. The race is returning to the calendar after a year's absence resulting from the pandemic....

 2021-07-29 14:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Memento not granted legal protection against football center...

The Tallinn Administrative Court on Thursday did not grant interim legal protection to the Memento association and private individuals who are against the building of a football hall as the court deemed it unnecessary in the ongoing dispute....

 2021-07-29 13:39 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Several alternative suppliers to Eesti Gaas exist...

An imminent gas price hike on the part of market leader Eesti Gaas has prompted reminders that customers are able to switch suppliers. The Eesti Gaas price rises, which come into effect on September 1, will see an average increase of fifty-one percent....

 2021-07-29 13:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Strong winds forecast for Friday...

Strong winds are forecast on Friday which may temporarily halt the connections between Estonia's small islands and the mainland, ferry company Kihnu Veetee has said....

 2021-07-29 12:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

htegi and Tali: Breaking will to defend ourselves is our greatest threat...

August will mark the passing of 30 years from the restoration of Estonian independence. Brig. Gen. Riho htegi, long-time military intelligence chief, now serves as commander of the Defense League, while Col. Peeter Tali, former journalist, is the deputy h...

 2021-07-29 12:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

htegi and Tali: Will to defend ourselves breaking the greatest threat...

August will mark the passing of 30 years from the restoration of Estonian independence. Brig. Gen. Riho htegi, long-time military intelligence chief, now serves as commander of the Defense League, while Col. Peeter Tali, former journalist, is the deputy h...

 2021-07-29 12:38 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister: Culture minister follows cabinet line on vaccinations...

Culture minister Anneli Ott (Center) is following th government line in terms of messages concerning coronavirus vaccinations, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) says. In an article published last weekend by daily Eesti Pevaleht (EPL), Ott had said that ...

 2021-07-29 12:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Eesti Energia sees half year record turnover, profit...

In the first half of 2021, Eesti Energia earned a net profit of 16.5 million with a record sales revenue of 538 million. In the same period last year the company made a net profit of 5 million....

 2021-07-29 11:41 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Political scientist: Kaljulaid's Riigikogu candidacy cannot be ruled out...

Although Center Party's Riigikogu group chairman Jaanus Karilaid has ruled out that Kersti Kaljulaid could continue as the president of Estonia, political scientist Martin Mlder told ERR that Kaljulaid being re-elected through the regional electoral c...

 2021-07-29 11:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

SDE leader: We would back Kaljulaid for second term if others do...

Social Democratic Party (SDE) chair Indrek Saar says his party would back Kersti Kaljulaid for a second term as Estonian president, adding that if she were not to receive wider backing, the party would consider other candidates. He has also expressed scep...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister hits out at pace of coronavirus vaccination in Estonia...

The pace of vaccination against coronavirus in Estonia is currently too slow, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) says. Changes may be needed at management level to resolve the issue, she adds....

 2021-07-29 10:13 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

US Army V Corps commander: Relationship with Estonia of key importance...

Commander of the United States Army's V Corps, Lieutenant General John S. Kolasheski, says that Estonia and her defense forces are a key ally, a fact that will continue to emerge as V Corps reconstituted last fall expands its activities in Europe....

 2021-07-29 09:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tallink to offer travel vouchers to passengers getting vaccinated on board...

Estonian shipper Tallink Group and the Port of Tallinn have begun distributing free travel vouchers to passengers who get vaccinated on board Tallink ships from Thursday to August 15....

 2021-07-29 09:35 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Wearing masks on public transport to be mandatory from August 2...

Wearing a mask on public transport will be mandatory from Monday, August 2 after the government agreed to reintroduce the rule to try and limit the spread of coronavirus. Additionally, the number of participants will be reduced from August 9....

 2021-07-29 09:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Expert: Lack of communication led to Health Board's cold storage failure...

The Health Board claimed that the cold storage failure, which led to the destruction of nearly 70,000 coronavirus vaccines in late June was a result of dropping internal control mechanisms. Refrigeration technology experts say a lack of communication is a...

 2021-07-29 09:08 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Coronavirus risk level rises from medium to high...

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, Estonia's risk level has risen from a medium (yellow) to a high (orange). The change in risk level was acknowledged by the government at Thursday's Cabinet meeting....

 2021-07-29 08:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Station Narva music festival goes ahead with vaccine passports, rapid tests...

Music festival Station Narva will be the first big event in Estonia to use vaccination and proof of recovery certificates or request a negative coronavirus test on entry....

 2021-07-29 08:04 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Competition Authority on gas price hike: Consumers can switch providers...

The price of gas to domestic consumers is set to see a sharp hike from the beginning of September, on average rising by just over half. The Competition Authority recommends people assess the prices offered by monopoly supplier Eesti Gaas' competitors....

 2021-07-29 07:50 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 222 new coronavirus cases diagnosed, one death...

222 new cases of coronavirus were diagnosed during the last day, the Health Board said on Thursday. 171 cases were confirmed in non-vaccinated people....

 2021-07-29 07:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Puusta finishes Tokyo Olympics regatta 16th, Rammo drops two spots...

Estonian RS:X sailor Ingrid Puusta wrapped up her Tokyo Olympics regatta with a 16th place finish. Laser-class sailor Karl-Martin Rammo is also 16th before Friday's final races....

 2021-07-29 07:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Around half 2021 coronavirus supplementary budget used up...

Around half the 260 million in funds allocated for 2021 in a supplementary budget aimed at mitigating the effects of the coronavirus pandemic had been used up as of the end of June. Hundreds of millions of euros in other support measures has also been use...

 2021-07-29 06:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Farmers in south Estonia struggling with field fires...

Farmers in south Estonia are struggling with field fires caused by overheated agricultural machinery during harvesting. So far this year, 30 field fires in south Estonia have been reported to the Rescue Board....

 2021-07-29 06:15 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister gets coronavirus vaccine...

Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) received a coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday. The prime minister had contracted the virus in mid-March. Doctors recommend waiting around six months after recovering from the virus before getting inoculated....

 2021-07-29 05:43 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Archer Reena Prnat eliminated from Olympics competition in 1/16 round...

Estonian archer Reena Prnat was victorious in her first duel at the Tokyo Olympics and advanced to the top 32, where she was then eliminated....

 2021-07-29 05:27 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Center leader Ratas may endorse Tarmo Soomere as presidential candidate...

Center Party leader and speaker of the Riigikogu Jri Ratas may be proposing academic Tarmo Soomere as a presidential candidate, ERR reports....

 2021-07-29 05:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Judoka Grigori Minakin's Olympics ends in opening round...

Estonian judoka Grigori Minakin lost to Mongolian judoka Lkhagvasrengiin Otgonbaatar in the opening round of the Tokyo Olympics 100 kg judo tournament, ending the Estonian's tournament....

 2021-07-28 16:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Consumer watchdog reports online sellers' Facebook pages in poor shape...

Standard terms as presented by many online retailers are often inadequate, a consumer watchdog says, with returns or refunds if a product is defective not provided for, among other issues. The problem mostly affects sellers' pages on social media, par...

 2021-07-28 16:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Gallery: Women's epee Gold medalists touch down in Tallinn...

Katrina Lehis, Erika Kirpu, Julia Beljajeva and Irina Embrich defeated South Korea in the final Tuesday, to give Estonia its first Gold of the games so far, and its first since the Beijing games in 2008....

 2021-07-28 16:19 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

John Cleese Tallinn shows put back to September 2023...

Legendary British actor, comic and satirist John Cleese' one-man show has had its Tallinn date put back once again, this time to September 2023. Cleese, 81, had originally been due to appear at the Alexela Concert Hall in May 2020, but the arrival of ...

 2021-07-28 15:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tartu expecting faster covid-19 decisions from government...

Tart City Council leaders are expecting the government to make quicker and clearer decisions about what restrictions will be imposed if the coronavirus infection rate continues to rise....

 2021-07-28 15:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Gas prices to consumer to see steep hike from start of September...

The price of gas to domestic consumers is set to see a sharp hike from the beginning of September, on average rising by just over half. Monopoly supplier Eesti Gaas says the rise is the result of soaring gas prices on the world market....

 2021-07-28 14:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Internal inquiry finds Tll ferry accident was not caused by human error...

An internal inquiry committee at ferry operator TS Laevad has established that the accident with the company's ferry Tll at Kuivastu Harbor on July 22 was not caused by human error and a technical glitch occurred as the crew were trying to get the ves...

 2021-07-28 14:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

MEP: Presidential election process neglecting importance of foreign policy...

The quest for a presidential candidate ahead of the election process starting at the end of August has lost sight of the importance of a head of state who can effectively represent Estonia at an international level and in its foreign policy goals, Reform ...

 2021-07-28 14:02 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Summer theaters enjoying attendance as uncertain fall approaches...

The season of summer performances has been quite successful for theaters, who are enjoying the high attendance numbers as uncertainty in the fall approaches....

 2021-07-28 13:34 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonia sends 52,800 vaccines doses to Ukraine...

Estonia has sent 52,800 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination to Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. Most of the doses have been earmarked for reservists....

 2021-07-28 12:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Government wants service sector to use vaccination certificates...

The government is this week expected to unveil new rules for which will require the service sector to use vaccination certificates. The coalition will discuss the rules on Thursday....

 2021-07-28 12:13 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Fencers to receive 200,000 in prize money from Estonian Olympic Committee...

According to the Estonian Olympic Committee's (EOC) reward system, the Estonian women's epee fencing team is set to receive 200,000 for their gold medal victory at the Tokyo Olympics. Katrina Lehis will receive an additional 45,000 for her individ...

 2021-07-28 11:48 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Former speaker: Coalition looking for presidential pawn it can control...

Presidential potential candidate and former Riigikogu speaker Henn Plluaas (EKRE) says that the coalition is looking for a lap-dog in its candidate compromise. At the same time, he says he does not think the Riigikogu rounds of balloting will be successfu...

 2021-07-28 11:28 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

14-year old Eneli Jefimova wraps up Olympic debut with a 27th-place finish...

14-year old swimmer Eneli Jefimova finished her last discipline at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, finishing 27th in the 200 m breaststroke....

 2021-07-28 11:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

e-scooter parking zones appear in central Tallinn...

New electric scooter parking spots have started appearing in central Tallinn, set aside for the two companies operating rental services to the public: Tuul and Bolt. The parking spaces are free-of-charge and, while not mandatory for riders, their use is e...

 2021-07-28 10:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health services cracking-down on vaccine certificate fraud...

Vaccination centers have reported that people are trying to fraudulently obtain vaccination certificates without having been vaccinated....

 2021-07-28 10:21 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Elron's cycle tickets a costly purchase for regular passengers...

Rail operator Elron implemented additional tickets for bicycles from this week and although the company promised the tickets would cost 50 percent of the train ticket itself, the operation will cost more to regular passengers, as there is no discount for ...

 2021-07-28 09:38 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Hacker downloads close to 300,000 personal ID photos...

A hacker was able to obtain over 280,000 personal identity photos following an attack on the state information system last Friday. The suspect is reportedly a resident of Tallinn....

 2021-07-28 09:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Forecast: 2,500 coronavirus cases a day expected by September...

The Health Board has forecast that 2,500 new cases of coronavirus could be expected per day in September due to a growing infection rate, the Delta strain and crowded summer events....

 2021-07-28 09:22 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Gallery: Legia Warsaw knocks FC Flora out of Champions League competition...

Top Polish club Legia Warsaw defeated Tallinna FC Flora 1:0 (agg. 3:1) in a Champions League second qualifying round match-up in A. Le Coq Arena on Tuesday, knocking the Estonian club down to the third qualifying round of the Europa League....

 2021-07-28 09:13 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tanel Kangert finishes 22nd in Tokyo time trial...

Cyclist Tanel Kangert finished 22nd in the time trial road race at the Tokyo Olympics, trailing Slovenian winner Primo Roglic by just over four minutes....

 2021-07-28 08:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Opposition involved in general discussions about presidential candidates...

Opposition parties have participated in discussions to find Estonia's next president but said these talks have not involved all the details. EKRE believes the president will not be elected in the Riigikogu this year....

 2021-07-28 08:19 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonia's Tokyo Olympics medal count...

How many medals has Estonia won so far at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic summer games? Find out below....

 2021-07-28 07:33 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 173 new coronavirus cases diagnosed...

173 new coronavirus cases have been found of a total 3,172 tests taken - a rate of 5.5 percent - in Estonia over the past 24 hours, the Health Board announced....

 2021-07-28 07:22 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kiik: We will publish updated vaccination plan this week...

After receiving criticism from the state auditor general and Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) on Tuesday, Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik (Center) admitted there are certainly sides to vaccination organization that could be amended. He told ERR...

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