If people who live together in Estonia don’t want to get married but want more security they can soon legalise their cohabitation without marrying. The justice ministry has drafted a law of cohabitation, which doesn’t change the principles of marriage but offers an alternative option.
Estonians like to think of themselves as people who work hard and are diligent, in short a nation that should be an example to the rest of Europe. However, as the recent spat between economist Paul Krugman and Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves proved, Estonia tends to have a whole different image in the world.
Estonia's industrial production decreased for the fourth consecutive month in June, mainly reflecting a sharp fall in mining output, data released by Statistics Estonia showed.
A letter of Hesburger’s internal department caused a wide resonance in the Estonian media. In the letter, some employee tells his co-workers that it is necessary to check all salad packages that are valid until July 29, because some of them may contain worms.
Finland is the favourite foreign country for Estonians working or planning to work abroad. Finland is mentioned as an attractive option by 43 per cent of those who are ready to work outside of Estonia. Finland is followed by Germany and Sweden. England and Norway receive a positive response from 15 per cent of «willing to work abroad» Estonians.
The wife of the President of Estonia – Evelin Ilves –, who participated in the relay race of the Olympic torch, ran two distances of 300 m, instead of one. «It was the roughest kilometre of my life,»- the first lady of Estonia shared her impressions.
Ever since the introduction of Euro in Estonie, the people perceived inflation kept increasing, i.e., the people’s opinion (its proportion gathered through sociological surveys) on how large the price rise was. Actual inflation (after being calculated at sales outlets) was notable lower, says Bank of Latvia Economist Ramune Rimgailaite.
The total price increase in Eurozone made up 2.4% in June, and 2.6% in the whole of the European Union (EU).
From May to September every year, hundreds of cruise ships leave Western European ports and set sail for such cities as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and St. Petersburg. But what's next? Next, many tourists go on to spend a day in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.