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 2021-07-28 06:54 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kallas demands answers about coronavirus vaccination plan from Kiik...

Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) is demanding answers from Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik (Center) after questions were raised about Estonia's vaccination plan by the National Audit Office....

 2021-07-28 06:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ratings: Reform passes thirty-percent support mark...

While support for the coalition Reform Party and for the opposition Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) have both been rising in Reform's case to beyond the thirty-percent-mark, the coalition Center Party has seen its support move in the...

 2021-07-28 06:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ratings: Reform passes 30 percent support mark...

While support for the coalition Reform Party and for the opposition Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) have both been rising in Reform's case to beyond the 30 percent mark, the coalition Center Party has seen its support move in the opp...

 2021-07-28 06:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Puusta continues Olympic regatta at 16th...

The women's RS:X windsurfer Olympic regatta wrapped up its ninth of 12 races on Wednesday with Estonian sailor Ingrid Puusta continuing the regatta at 16th place....

 2021-07-28 05:29 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ministry issues diplomatic note to Iran over warship incursion...

The Ministry of foreign affairs has issued a diplomatic note to the Iranian Embassy in Helsinki in protest over a violation of Estonia's maritime border by an Iranian warship last week....

 2021-07-28 05:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Men's quadruple sculls team finishes sixth at the Tokyo Olympics...

The Estonian men's quadruple sculls team (Kaspar Taimsoo, Tnu Endrekson, Allar Raja and Jri-Mikk Udam) finished sixth in the final of the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-07-27 15:51 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Transcripts of ferry Tll's black box data still to be received...

The transcripts of the data retrieved from the so-called black box of the ferry Tll, which collided with a berth at Kuivastu Harbor last week, are yet to be received, Rene Arikas, head of the Estonian Safety Investigation Bureau, said on Tuesday....

 2021-07-27 15:09 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Auditor: Estonia does not have a valid vaccination plan...

Auditor General Janar Holm has criticized the government for not having a valid and published vaccination plan. A new draft does not have clear objectives and it is not known how vaccination levels should be increased among young people or those in Ida-Vi...

 2021-07-27 14:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Suspect in Narva fatal arson attack placed in custody...

A suspect in an arson case in the border town of Narva has been remanded in custody. Two people died in the blaze, which occurred on Saturday, July 24 at property used as a summer house, while the suspect, who has a criminal record including for violent c...

 2021-07-27 13:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Vaccination information available on Tartu's Car Free Avenue...

This week the vaccination team from the University of Tartu Hospital will share information about coronavirus vaccinations on Car Free Avenue....

 2021-07-27 13:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Gallery: Estonian women's epee foursome presented with Tokyo Gold medals...

The Estonian women's epee team were presented their Gold medals in Tokyo in the traditional way at a ceremony Tuesday....

 2021-07-27 13:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Weather Service issues forest fire warning...

The Estonian Weather Service has issued a forest fire warning across Estonia saying the risk is "very high"....

 2021-07-27 12:36 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonia obligated to pay compensation to bus operators...

A law that has remained valid in Estonia for 20 years and imposes an obligation on bus companies to carry people with disabilities and preschoolers free of charge but without compensation by the state is incompatible with European law, according to the Eu...

 2021-07-27 11:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Women's epee team wins Gold for Estonia in Tokyo...

The Estonian women's epee team has taken Gold at the Tokyo Olympics, after coming from behind to defeat South Korea in the final Tuesday. The result is the first Gold for Estonia at the summer games since 2008....

 2021-07-27 11:08 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Lutsar: Coronavirus certificates should be more widely used...

The government's scientific advisory council is recommending that coronavirus certificates be used more widely in Estonian society, head of the council virology professor Irja Lutsar has said....

 2021-07-27 10:34 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Mobile vaccination stations pilot project to launch in Tallinn...

The West Tallinn Central Hospital and the Mustame region of Tallinn will start a pilot project on Wednesday offering mobile vaccination points to residents until the end of the summer....

 2021-07-27 09:49 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Janika Liv 17th in Tokyo mountain biking event...

Estonian cyclist Janika Liv placed seventeenth in the women's mountain biking event at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday....

 2021-07-27 09:11 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Police issue warning video featuring e-scooter mishap...

The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) has released a somewhat unusual video which it says highlights the need to be fully aware of electric scooters in traffic both for riders and for other road users, daily Postimees reports....

 2021-07-27 08:27 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Karilaid likely rules out supporting Kaljulaid for second presidential term...

Chairman of the Center Party Faction of the Riigikogu Jaanus Karilaid criticized President Kersti Kaljulaid's actions as president and essentially ruled out supporting her for a second term....

 2021-07-27 08:27 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Karilaid rules out supporting Kaljulaid for second presidential term...

Chairman of the Center Party Faction of the Riigikogu Jaanus Karilaid criticized President Kersti Kaljulaid's actions as president and essentially ruled out supporting her for a second term....

 2021-07-27 07:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 193 new coronavirus cases diagnosed...

193 new cases of coronavirus were diagnosed during the last day, the Health Board (Terviseamet) said on Tuesday....

 2021-07-27 07:20 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Renewed calls for fifth island ferry follow Tll incident...

A recent incident which has seen ferry services connecting the Estonian mainland to its two largest islands, Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, cut to three vessels from its regular four, has led to fresh calls for a fifth ship to be added to the roster, with discussi...

 2021-07-27 06:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Russian-Estonian-French film vying for Venice's Golden Lion award...

"Captain Volkonogov Escaped," a co-produced film by Russia, Estonia and France, has been selected for the competition program of the Venice Film Festival 2021....

 2021-07-27 06:01 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonia women's epee team in the medals in Tokyo...

Estonia's women's epee team is through to the finals at the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Italy in the semi-final and Poland in the preceding round. This is the second time that Estonia has been in the medals in the event, after Katrina Lehis too...

 2021-07-27 05:21 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Experts: Third covid-19 jabs less important than total vaccination rate...

It is important that Estonia reaches its goal of having 70 percent of adults fully vaccinated by the end of the summer, head of the government's scientific council Irja Lutsar and vaccination workgroup manager Marek Seer has said....

 2021-07-26 16:35 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

First batch of razor wire sent to Lithuania from Estonia...

The first half of what is going to be 100 kilometers of razor fire provided by Estonia to Lithuania to tackle pressure from illegal immigration was dispatched by Estonia on Monday....

 2021-07-26 16:29 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Declaring parcels from outside EU becomes much easier...

Estonian state-owned postal service and logistics company Omniva has opened an automatic e-declaration solution where the customs data of the shipment is filled in automatically on the smart device of the customer and the shipment is declared with a few c...

 2021-07-26 14:33 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Street cleaning to cost Tallinn 4 million in summer...

While snow and ice clearing on the streets of Tallinn tends to be the more common topic of budget allocation, a lesser known fact is that the city spends millions for street cleaning in the summer period....

 2021-07-26 13:58 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Event organizer: I have no legal basis to ask for a coronavirus certificate...

As restrictions on public events and capacity limits are set to enter into force the upcoming week, event organizers are faced with uncertainty and legal issues....

 2021-07-26 13:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

TS Laevad to swap back ferries until weekend...

Ferry operator TS Laevad, a holding of listed Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam, has decided to sail the ferries Tiiu and Leiger on the Hiiumaa route and the ferries Piret and Regula on the route connecting the islands of Saaremaa/Muhu with the mainlan...

 2021-07-26 12:41 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Government approves lowered attendance limits for events...

The Estonian government has formally approved amendments to a regulation, which reduces the maximum allowed number of participants in both indoor and outdoor events and activities where participants are not subject to infection safety control....

 2021-07-26 12:06 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ryanair to launch three new routes from October...

Low-cost airline Ryanair will launch three new routes to the UK and Italy from Tallinn from October 2021, newspaper Postimees reports....

 2021-07-26 12:05 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kregor Zirk finishes 25th in 200 m butterfly...

Swimmer Kregor Zirk finished 25th in the 200 m butterfly stroke at the Tokyo Olympics with a time of 1.57,26....

 2021-07-26 11:31 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Justice ministry wants to publish court decisions before entry into force...

A draft legislation has exited the Ministry of Justice that would make court decisions public before their entry into force in the future by publishing decisions of courts immediately after they are announced....

 2021-07-26 11:08 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kuuba starts Olympic debut with victory...

Badminton player Kristin Kuuba made her Olympic debut on Monday with a 2:0 (21:19, 21:13) victory over Peruvian player Daniela Macias....

 2021-07-26 10:54 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Almost 1,000 people were vaccinated at Viljandi Folk Music Festival...

More than 900 people were vaccinated at the Viljandi Folk Festival over the weekend using the vaccination bus. In the 10 days since the bus started work, 2,855 have been vaccinated....

 2021-07-26 10:20 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Bank of Estonia: Card payments at all-time record levels in June...

Residents of Estonia made an average of more than 1 million card payments a day in points of sale in Estonia in June, an all-time record with a total value of 18.5 million, the Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank) announced on Monday....

 2021-07-26 10:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kallas and Ratas to introduce presidential candidate to party groups...

The Reform and Center parties have found a potential presidential candidate and will introduce them to the party factions on Monday....

 2021-07-26 10:16 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kallas and Ratas to introduce presidential candidates to party groups...

The Reform and Center parties have found potential presidential candidates and will introduce them to the party factions on Monday....

 2021-07-26 09:46 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Diplomat: Estonia brought cybersecurity to UNSC during presidency...

During Estonia's 18 months as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) the country has sought to draw the attention of world powers to the topic of cybersecurity....

 2021-07-26 09:03 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Estonian animated film wins at World Independent Cinema Awards...

Estonian animated film "The Wings" (Tiivad) won two awards at the World Independent Cinema Awards this month....

 2021-07-26 08:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Competition Authority asks Eesti Energia for new heating solution in Narva...

The Competition Authority (Konkurentsiamet) is worried about the sustainability of the district heating network in Narva and has called for state-owned electricity generator Eesti Energia to find a new heating solution in the city....

 2021-07-26 07:31 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 66 new coronavirus cases diagnosed...

66 new coronavirus cases have been found of a total 1,925 tests taken - a rate of 3.4 percent - in Estonia over the past 24 hours, the Health Board announced....

 2021-07-26 07:11 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Ingrid Puusta 15th halfway through regatta, Karl-Martin Rammo at 21st...

Estonian sailor Ingrid Puusta put out a good performance at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday and is ranked 15th halfway through the overall RS:X women's regatta. The men's one person Laser dinghy class finished their third of 10 races on Monday with E...

 2021-07-26 07:07 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

More than 22,000 people were vaccinated last week...

More than 22,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus in Estonia last week, the highest number in a single week since mid-June....

 2021-07-26 06:35 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

At least three people have drowned each week since Midsummer holiday...

At least three people have drowned each week since the Midsummer celebrations (June 22-24), the Rescue Board announced on Sunday....

 2021-07-26 05:58 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Culture minister: People cannot be forced to vaccinate...

Minister of Culture Anneli Ott (Center) said vaccination against coronavirus is one way to keep society open but people cannot be forced, in an interview with ERR on Sunday. This weekend, newspaper Eesti Pevaleht (EPL) reported the minister is refusing to...

 2021-07-26 05:21 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

14-year old Eneli Jefimova gets 16th place in Olympic debut, Zirk 13th...

14-year old Estonian swimmer Eneli Jefimova finished last in the 100 m breaststroke semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics, giving her 16th place with a time of 1.07,58. Kregor Zirk finished 13th in the 200 m freestyle after shattering the Estonian record in t...

 2021-07-25 13:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Gallery: Day three of Viljandi Folk brings top acts to stage...

Day three of the four-day Viljandi Folk Festival saw local acts including Svjata Vatra and Trad.Attack! take the stage at the South Estonian town Saturday, ERR's Culture portal reports....

 2021-07-25 12:38 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

AK: Lne County village marks 800th anniversary of first church mention...

Tallinn is not the only town in Estonia to get the medieval days treatment now, the village of Ridala, near Haapsalu, Lne County had its own, similar celebration, marking the 800th anniversary of the first recorded mention of the settlement's church c...

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