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Police wages in Estonia raised by cutting number of jobs

Less police officers are visible on the streets in Estonia as the country's Police and Border Guard has conducted a reduction of the number of position to increase wages of patrolling officers, thus working on a more motivated force since 2015.

Accidental missile in Estonia: Military finds possible landing site

Following the accidental missile launch by a Spanish NATO fighter jet in Estonia, the Estonian Defence Forces have stated that the area, where the missile fell, has been found.

Estonian Reform Party wants to lower alcohol excise tax

With Estonian political parties positioning themselves for the parliamentary election of March 2019, the opposition Reform Party has decided to focus on changing the current government's tax policy.

NATO fighter accidentally releases missile over Estonia

In the Estonian airspace, a NATO Spanish fighter jet has accidentally released a live-fire missile while over Tartu County. The weapon has a built-in self-destruction system, but it is unknown if it has exploded.

Beer price up 11% in Estonia on year, as consumer prices up 3.5%

Beer lovers in Estonia have not had an easy year as from July last year to July 2018 the price of the beverage has been estimated to have increased by 11,7%, while the overall consumer price index in the Baltic country has risen by 3.5%, official statistics showed.

Estonian startups attract investment of EUR 245 million in 2018

Estonian startup companies, currently around 550 in number, have in the first six months attracted 245.6 million euros in investment, Startup Estonia has estimated.

Brawl in Tallinn ends with shot fired on street

In the Estonian capital, a man has been seriously wounded by a gunshot after an apparent fight between two strangers in a rare gun-crime in public space Tallinn.

Traffic on Estonian roads, from main to local motorways, on rise

Estonian has observed an increased in the average traffic per day on the country roads in the first half of 2018 Estonia's main roads, based on the data collected by by the Estonian Road Administration.

Energy producer Eesti Energia records 12% rise in profit, amid high prices

Estonian government-owned energy giant Eesti Energia reached in the second quarter of 2018, net profit totalling 15 million euros, which is a 12%-hike from the same period in 2017.

Farmers in Estonia active in Open Farm Day

Estonian farmers have held their fourth Open Farm Day as over 250 farms in the Baltic country invited everyone interested to experience growing and making of domestic food and agricultural products.

Illegal border crossings to Estonia on rise after Russia World Cup

Football fans with temporary residency permits of the Russia World Cup, or fan Ids, are trying to illegally cross the Russian border with Estonia, a member of the European Union.

Estonian 13-year-old lethally overdoses fentanyl

Estonian prosecutors have accused a 15-year old of negligent homicide after a girl, 13, passed away from fentanyl overdose.

Estonians warned of heat wave, high UV radiation

Weather forecasters in Estonia have warned the population of hot weather conditions, because temperatures are forecast to reach 30-31 degrees Celsius this week.

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