Seeder hopes to win back supportersLocal News
- Iva: IRL's image that of a male partyLocal News
- Boy band looking for a leaderLocal News„I don't want to be coarse; however, I can put it in no other way,“ the Pro Patria Res Publica (IRL) union's native pro patrians found after the party council met on Saturday. The virtual vote of no confidence in chairman Margus Tsahkna now leaves the party's uncertain fate in the hands of the Res Publica camp.
- Seeder hoping for quick chairman electionLocal News
- Entrepreneurs see profit tax as threat to competitivenessEconomy
- Talks entering home stretchLocal NewsWhile the desire of the partners of the new government, now tired of night sittings, to keep their soul and face remains a minor annoyance, the Center Party's promise to ensure voting discipline means the triumvirate will have an agreement by tomorrow evening, which it can then present to party councils on Saturday.
- Initiatives need to be implemented soonEconomyThe prime minister's economic development working group, headed by Erkki Raasuke, presented its report to the public and the incoming coalition yesterday. The working group was paradoxically called to life by outgoing Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, while the fruits of its labor will now benefit his three biggest competitors.
- Center, IRL, SDE: Estonia needs fresh ideasLocal News
- Three parties invite Allar Jõks for a cup of coffeeLocal NewsYesterday, representatives of Centre, the Free and IRL met presidential candidate Allar Jõks in Hotel Palace, Tallinn. The meeting featuring Jaanus Karilaid and Kadri Simson (Centre), Andres Ammas and Andres Herkel (Free) and Margus Tsahkna (IRL) happened at initiative of Centre faction at Riigikogu.
- Allar Jõks: president of Estonia must be more involved with EstoniaLocal News
- IRL cadre claims party is bustLocal News
- IRL sets up Jõks, soc dems nominate NestorLocal NewsA step ahead was taken in the presidential race, yesterday. Boosted by IRL and the Free, sworn layer got his votes together to run at Riigikogu, while Soc Dems naturally rallied behind president of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor. This is but a prelude, though, for who would know the path the political talks will take.
- Rõivas to critics: while you talk we workLocal NewsWithin first year while in coalition with Soc Dems and IRL, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (Reform) has managed to send administrative reform into parliament, tidy the eastern border and bring in seven refugees. Therefore, he dares say he's at helm of a government of great decisions and ambitious above average.
- Kallas gets going, others on standbyLocal News
- Centre sees potential benefits in cooperation with party of PutinLocal NewsEarlier, Centre Party has repeatedly promised to vote over continued cooperation with United Russia. At its assembly this Saturday, they did not. The issue was indeed up for discussion, but vice chairman Jaanus Karilaidwho formerly wished the cooperation would cease is now of the opinion that they might try withing the treaty to seek something useful for Estonia.
- Parliament struggling to remember their mannersLocal News
- Coalition divorcing over partnership?Opinion
- Editorial: power struggle under gay couples coverOpinion
- Editorial: a world with two million EstoniansOpinion
- Hestitation coalition created by Rõivas embraces seasonal Christmas peaceLocal News
- Every party gets a part «Protection money» Excel table coming soonLocal NewsStarting today, Riigikogu discusses the 2016 state budget bill. Among other things, the lucky ones will emerge who are in for a windfall of extra taxpayer money – depending on level of love by parliamentarians. No surprise if the likes of Public Broadcasting (ERR) and Olympic Committee (EOK) get showered.
- Registered Partnership Act discussion postponed till todayLocal NewsAt Riigikogu session yesterday, the last item on agenda was supposed to be Registered Partnership Act implementing provisions draft legislation, but as Conservative Party (EKRE) deputies already undertook to delay the session during the initial topics to be discussed, the working day ran out and discussions of the provisions will be tackled only today.
- Prime Minister threatened: revenge is not in wordsLocal News
- Parts sets sights on EU heightsLocal News
- In Estonia, a debtor lives the good lifeLocal News
- 33 months and €850,000 for parties at powerLocal News
- Justice minister says soundness of mind needed with hate speech issueLocal NewsWhile recent weeks feature frequent and fiery faultfinding with Estonia increasingly abounding with calls to hate and act ugly, justice minister Urmas Reinsalu (IRL) does not think it wisdom to criminalize hate speech. «We need to realize that by treating the hate speech issue in a manner sloppy, unwise and hasty, it can get absurd,» he warns.
- IRL leader wants govt's ratification decision to refer to Tartu Peace TreatyLocal News
- Refugees, reforms, pigs, milk ...Local News
- Parties: compulsion no optionLocal News
- Fate of coalition to be settled on SundayLocal NewsFor several weeks now, the governing coalition has been discussing social democrats' proposals to amend the power treaty. The talks are nearing their end and the Soc Dems management, convening on Sunday, will determine whether what has been achieved is acceptable and sufficient to continue in the coalition.
- Ferryboat traffic takeover spawns bribery scandalEconomy