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Around 15% of Estonian 15-19-year-olds estimated to have mental illness

In Estonia, an estimated total of 20,000-40,000 adolescents, comprising 10-20% of all teenage Estonians, have been found to suffer from a mental illness and close to 3,000 children have been prescribed antidepressants.

Ending Savisaar's corruption case identifies shortcomings in Estonian law, says prosecutor

After a high-profile corruption case against former Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar was ended this week by a court ruling based on the defendant's poor health, Estonian prosecutor Steven-Hristo Evestus has pledged to appeal against it and pointed to shortcomings in Estonian law.

Estonian cyber-defence experts share knowledge with Singapore colleagues

The Estonian Ministry of Defence has provided cybersecurity training and a cyber range exercise to military cyber experts in Singapore's Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces.

Estonian renewable energy firm acquired for EUR 289 million

Estonia's state energy giant Eesti Energia entered a deal to purchese 100% of the shares of the Estonian renewable energy firm Nelja Energia.

This June «it shouldn't snow», Estonian climatologist predicts

As the Baltics have been experiencing warm-to-hot temperatures and little rain in May, weather forecasts for Estonia show there is a warm June ahead and snow should not surprise people on holiday as it has in the past.

Flats built in Tallinn, construction volume in Estonia up by 21%

Construction companies in Estonia have in the first three months of 2018 expanded their production by 21%, Estonian statisticians have estimated.

Tartu railway routes operating again, system recovery from fire worth millions

In Estonia, railway traffic around the second city of Tartu interrupted last week by a cable fire has been restored with a temporary solution. To fully restore the automatic system, Estonian Railways estimate, millions of euros could be spent.

Tartu railway fire partly stops trains at Estonian second city

In Estonia, railway traffic to an from the city of Tartu has partly stopped and been substituted with buses after a signal box fire.

Estonian opposition cautious about suggestions to cut public sector by half

Kaja Kallas, the leader of the largest Estonian opposition party, has reacted to a group of Estonian business people planning to hammer out apolitical suggestions to reduce the number state officials by half and other far reaching reforms.

Explosion in Estonia to steal money from cash machine

Burglars in the Aravete town in northern Estonia have used an explosion to try to steal money from a cash machine located in grocery shop.

Estonian women earned 21% less than men last year

The gender pay gap on Estonia that has previously decreased for three consecutive years has remained unchanged at about 20,9% between October 2016 and October 2017, Estonian statisticians have calculated.

Military exercises showed Estonian readiness to defend country, says Minister

As the Estonian large-scale military exercises Siil concluded on Sunday, May 13, Estonian Defence Minister Jüri Luik evaluated that the Estonian readiness to protect their country has been demonstrated.