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200 sheep reported missing on Estonian island

Estonian sheep hearding company Saaremaa Ökoküla has reported to police that 200 of its sheep in Vilsandi and Saaremaa have gone missing. A Vilsandi official believes the firm has not been honest.

Estonian Cohabitation Act to enter into force in part

Estonian parliament will not manage this year to pass implementing acts to the Cohabitation Act that grants the rights of married couples to registered same-sex couples. Consequently, the initial law will take effect on January 1 2016 with several problems.

Most Estonians don't trust government's approach to refugees, poll shows

Estonians largely do not trust the way the government deals with the refugee crisis, poll shows.

Tallinn considering 60% parking fee hike

Tallinn City Government is discussing a proposal to increase both hourly and monthly fees for using parking spaces in the Estonian capital from 2016.

SAS and AirBaltic race after Estonian Air market share

Airlines AirBaltic and SAS have confirmed on November 9, a day after Estonian flight operator Estonian Air seized operations that they would open new direct flights from Tallinn airport.

Estonian Air replaced by Nordic Aviation

Estonian state airline Estonian Air has on Sunday, November 8, seized operations, and Nordic Aviation has been established to take over part of its operations.

Estonian capital forbids promoting quick loans, alcohol and tobacco in public places

Amid a wave of planned and implemented measures to reduce alcohol consumption in Estonia, the country's capital has decided to ban advertisements of alcohol and tobacco products, as well as ads of quick loans in the city.

Rõivas: Georgia's situation must remain in focus of West

The world must remember that one fourth of the territory of Georgia is still occupied, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas announced on November 3 meeting with his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibašvili.

Estonian Ministry of Interior sees no obstacles to international airport in Narva

Estonian Ministry of the Interior, which administers border control in airports, sees no obstacles to building an international airport in Olgina, near the eastern Estonian city of Narva.

Toyota in Estonia to repair 1 474 defected cars

Japanese car-maker Toyota has announced it would recall 1 474 cars in Estonia due to a mal-manufactured electric window switch.

Estonian brewery: Health minister's comments – savage and offensive

Reacting to initiatives by the health and labour minister aimed at reducing alcohol consumption in the country, Estonia's second largest beer producer A. Le Coq has reacted strongly to the way the proposals have been presented, while agreeing that the industry should become more responsible.

Destination for student holidays: fun for all the family in Estonia

Latvian students and schoolchildren will be going on autumn break this week. Estonia is a great destination for people seeking family fun. Modern interactive museums and science centres, thematic parks, exciting active leisure centres – all of it is mere hours away from Latvia.

Police in Estonia arrests officials trading driver's licenses

Police in Estonia has arrested five officials of the Road Administration accused of taking bribes for driving licenses.

Conscript drugs test in Estonia shows nearly 40% have used narcotics

In a drugs test of the conscripts of mandatory conscription service in Estonia, nearly 40% of men were found to have used either cannabis or amphetamine.

Number of affected VW group vehicles in Estonia doubled to 4 000

At least, 4000 vehicles in Estonia made by Volkswagen group, including Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda and Seat carmakers, have been equipped with illegally installed software intended for misleading devices that measure emissions harmful to the environment.

«No» normally means «no» - interaction manual for refugees published in Estonia

The Estonian office of the International Organization for Migration has published an electronic manual for expected refugees and asylum seekers, explaining Estonian habits of every-day communication and providing general information about Estonia and life in the country.

Court suspends Tallinn Mayor from office over bribery case

A court in Estonia has on September 30 suspended from office the Mayor of Tallinn Edgar Savisaar, who is also the leader of Riigikogu's second largest party, at the request of prosecutor investigating a high-profile corruption case.

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