Independence regained: the tense days twenty five years agoEstonian news
- In Riigikogu and owning a flat in Tallinn? Why not rent another for compensationLocal News
- Old Town suffers severe «tourist jam»Local News
- Two chair bill will produce retarded policy Former Chancellor of Justice takes a standLocal NewsTomorrow is second Riigikogu reading for draft act allowing parliament members to also sit on local councils. Former Chancellor of Justice Allar Jõks fought it back then and is fighting it now, claiming the descent of Riigikogu people upon councils is a sign of shortage of party cadres and will hinder development.
- Ride-sharing regularisation spawns two Toompea demonstrations todayEconomy
- Might Savisaar loose grip over Tallinn?Local News
- Waiting for Congress No 2Local News
- Editorial: statemanship v cheap points huntOpinionAssessing the legislation, we paint quite a good picture of responsibility shown at Toompea. Five years ago, Estonian Service Industry Association initiated its best/worst law competition doing a decent job reflecting the words/deeds balance in our politicians. Wanting to get something done in earnest v pure populism.
- In private chats, Priit Toobal wooed schoolboysLocal News«Nice body.» «Sry... that was too gay maybe.» «Nowadays they say all are bi :D so cool :D» «Might down vodka together sometime :D» «Thought let's have a sauna [party] and down some vodka :D» In a recent Facebook conversation, these sentences were written by top Centre Party cadre and Riigikogu member to a 16 years old male gymnasium student. A few hours after learning about the investigative article to be published thereon in Postimees, Mr Toobal announced his resignation from the parliament citing need to defend reputation of the Riigikogu.
- Prime Minister threatened: revenge is not in wordsLocal News
- Riigikogu at attempt two to limit its love for carsLocal News
- Editorial: dear RiigikoguOpinion
- A million a year Hot Wheels the favorite Toompea toyLocal NewsCosts compensated for Estonian parliamentarians sometimes strike the eye as funny... five liters of liquid soap, thousands of boxes of matches, silk scarfs for voters. Otherwise, this membership No 13 looks pretty prudent in its initial months. Some may still wonder whether they just have to spend the extra million euros a year as added to the four-Estonian-averages salaries. Anyway, Postimees took the trouble to browse reports filed. What costs them the most is showing off cars.
- Editorial: something's gotta changeOpinion
- Mega moves mulledLocal News
- Editorial: street pluralismOpinionAt first glance, the increase of demonstrations in Estonia might be seen as sign of civil displeasure. In reality, this needs to be taken as development in democracy and civil society. Lately, our streets have seen slogans not against state and local government alone, but a private bank has also been targeted (protests against Swedbank, in Haapsalu). At University of Tartu, defence of classical faculties has taken on a virtual storm form. The Estonian is getting increasingly active.