Estonia

HatTrick help gives Tallinn fine facilities

Estonia proudly hosts its first major UEFA club competition event when Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid meet in the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on …

Soccer

Leg It

Artur Treffner is a freelance concept artist based in Estonia.<p>You can see more of Artur’s work at his ArtStation page.<p>Fine Art is a celebration of …

Art

The Art Museum of Estonia exhibits "Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe"

The Art Museum of Estonia, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, is organising a large-scale exhibition on Michel …

Museums

e-Estonia: What is all the fuss about?

99 percent of government services are available digitally in Estonia, and that's only because the government wants citizens to be physically present …

Blockchain

Former NASA-engineer will sail from Finland to Estonia in solar-powered sauna

Sauna’s are not only good for your health – as it turns out, they’re also good for getting around. The country that gave the world Burger King sauna, guerilla sauna and the sauna emoji has a new development in sauna infrastructure: introducing the solar-powered sauna boat.<p>Janne Käpylehto is former …

Burger King

Estonia still hasn't found missile accidentally fired by Spanish jet

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Trends

"Serious Incident" Unfolds As NATO Jet Accidentally Launches Secret Missile Near Russian Border

<b>Estonia’s defense minister has halted a NATO war exercise</b> in Estonia pending an investigation after a <b>fighter jet deployed in northeast Europe</b> …

Russia

Estonia, Finland support scrapping EU daylight savings time

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia says it favors an idea floated by neighboring Finland to abolish the practice of advancing the clock an hour during the summer within the European Union but is undecided yet which time it prefers to stay in permanently.<p>Economics Minister Kadri Simson said Thursday the …

Daylight Savings Time

Statelessness Around the World

In addition, because some 27 States around the world do not allow women to transfer nationality to their children, statelessness can occur where …

United Nations

Estonia, Spain Defense Ministers Talk After Spanish Eurofighter Accidentally Fires Missile

Estonia’s Minister of Defence, Jüri Luik talked Wednesday to Spanish Minister of Defence, Margarita Robles Fernández on the incident with the Spanish …

Airspace

Estonia urges NATO to probe accidental missile launch in its airspace

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Estonia urged the head of NATO on Wednesday to investigate the accidental launching of an air-to-air missile in its airspace on Tuesday by a NATO Air Policing mission plane.<p>The Estonian government said in a statement Prime Minister Juri Ratas had discussed the incident with …

Russia

Estonia's cyber lessons for Singapore

August 09, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Visitors to the small Baltic state of Estonia would be able to recite this phrase by the time they leave: "There are only …

Opinion

From the poorest nation in the Eurozone to e-nomads: how Estonia is building its digital utopia that actually works

<i>Trans-border transactions, virtual IDs, digital money. The idea of business-driven “paperless” society appeared to be infectious for this Baltic</i> …

Blockchain

[Ticker] Spanish fighter jet accidentally fires missile in Estonia

"Thank God without human casualties, but it is nevertheless extremely regrettable", Estonia's president Jueri Ratas commented after a Spanish fighter …

European News

Spanish jet accidentally fires missile above Estonia during drill

Estonia's military says it is looking for the remains of a missile that a Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired while drilling in the air space of the Baltic country and NATO ally.<p>The military said that the Eurofighter Typhoon from the Spanish Air Force - part of NATO's Baltic air-policing mission …

Airspace

Whoops! Spanish Eurofighter Jet Accidentally Fires An Air-To-Air Missile Over Estonia

It's not clear yet if this was somehow a fault with the aircraft or pilot error, but it's not good either way.<p>Spanish Air Force<p>A Spanish Air Force …

Military

Denmark Launches Criminal Probe of Danske Bank

The bank is conducting its own investigation of transactions between 2007 and 2015 at its Estonia branch<p>Denmark’s public prosecutor for special economic crime has begun a criminal investigation against Danske Bank A/S for potential money-laundering offenses.<p>The Danish Public Prosecutor for Serious …

Corruption

Danes investigate bank’s money laundering out of Estonia

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark’s top prosecution authority says it has opened a criminal investigation into the country’s largest bank for “possible violation in connection with money laundering.”<p>Morten Niels Jakobsen, the prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime, says the probe would …

Corruption

Britain Tightens NATO’s Noose Around Russia

Britain appears to be selling itself to Europe as the EU’s “security” guarantor so that when the UK finally leaves the EU, it can retain a pretext …

Geopolitics

Estonian war robots could have big implications for future NATO plans

Estonia is building robots for war. And while they aren’t armed, the proposed design leaves plenty of room for a future where unmanned land combat …

War Robots

Estonians turn to ice cream as temperatures soar | Reuters.com

Demand for ice cream is skyrocketing in Estonia, which is experiencing one of its hottest summers on record.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Demand for ice cream is skyrocketing in Estonia, which is experiencing one of its hottest summers on record.

Ice Cream

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the …

Baltic States

Kumu Art Museum opens exhibition of works by artists from Estonia

<b>TALLINN</b><b>.-</b> The exhibition Archaeology of the Screen, open at the Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, uses various media to excavate our origin stories, …

The Arts

Estonia to investigate Danske Bank over money laundering allegations

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Estonia’s general prosecutor said on Tuesday it had begun a criminal investigation of Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO) over allegations that Denmark’s largest bank was involved in money laundering through the Baltic country in the past.<p>FILE PHOTO: A logo for Denmark's Danske Bank is …

Corruption

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Clio Awards

Russia’s Tiny Neighbor Prepares Its Cyber Revenge

Estonia, the tiny eastern European nation that says it was the first target of state-sponsored cyber warfare from Russia, may soon be able to strike …

Russia

UPDATE 1-Danske Bank money laundering case to be discussed in Estonia's parliament

(Adds details, quote from committee chairman)<p>By Teis Jensen and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen<p>COPENHAGEN, July 30 (Reuters) - Estonia’s parliament will hold an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday to discuss a money laundering case involving Danske Bank, a week after authorities received a criminal complaint …

Baltic States

The August issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) explores the development of adult education in the Baltic states of Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia between gaining independence from the Soviet

The August issue of the <i>International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning</i> (IRE) explores the development of adult education in the …

Education

How Estonia took a digital lead

Estonia’s former CIO talks to Computer Weekly about how to make services work for people, why the skills gap shouldn’t be an excuse not to digitise, …

Cybersecurity

Toyota's Tanak back in world title hunt after Finland win

JYVÄSKYLÄ (FINLAND) (AFP) -<p>Estonia's Ott Tanak steered his Toyota to an impressive victory on the dirt-track forest roads at the Rally of Finland on Sunday, clinching his second win of the season after leading all weekend.<p>Norway's Mads Ostberg in a Citroen and home hope Jari-Matti Latvala of Toyota …

Motorsport