71 families lose loved ones in road accidents in 2016Local News
- Tallinn borough head asks police to strengthen security at Christmas marketLocal News
- Editorial: Estonians up in armsOpinionEstonia has above 27,000 weapons owners in possession of some 68,000 hunting, sports and self defence guns. Initial applications for permits are sharply up this year with six month figures exceeding 2012 and nearly equaling 2013 totals. The reasons vary from the EU trend towards toughening gun laws to the added sense of security.
- Minister: Tallinn airport bomb threat maker knew how to make himself hard to findLocal News
- Editorial: Estonia touched by the tragedy of NiceOpinion
- On road to Syria, fear nearly turned Toom backEstonian news
- Editorial: rules are not for breakingOpinion
- Editorial: traces of the fear of ChernobylOpinionAt Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden on April 28, radioactive particles were detected on clothing worn by staff. The Swedes went on a search where these were from. Thirty years back, this was the initial hint to the free world about a severe nuclear disaster in Western part of the Soviet Union with contaminated clouds spreading across Europe.
- Clients complain over flights in clunkersEconomyTo summarise the opening month of new national airline Nordic Aviation Group, an Estonian aviation specialist said it best: he'd not sit in these clunkers. The passengers are grumpy but the staff of Nordic seeks to soothe – come January, being constantly late and having hair stand on end in air will be history.
- By phone, police threatened of repeat of Paris events in NarvaLocal News
- State seeks to lower speed limit on dangerous roadsLocal News
- Editorial: no rules replace responsibilityOpinion
- Scientist says Estonia «lulled by pig fever staying in woods only»Local News
- Editorial: pigs dying, folks cryingOpinion
- Editorial: just a matter of timeOpinion
- Estonian ministry: Security measures of US embassy within terms of memorandumLocal NewsAfter a report of alleged unauthorized surveillance of people in the street on behalf of the U.S. embassy in Tallinn, the Estonian Interior Ministry analyzed the memorandum on providing for the security of the diplomatic representation and confirmed that neither side has overstepped the terms of the memorandum.
- Eesti Energia says killed miners had years of experienceLocal News
- Police launch criminal probe into Auvere power plant accidentLocal News
- Maltese maritime investigators probing grounding of Estonian-owned MV KertuLocal NewsThe Marine Safety Investigation Unit of Malta is investigating the grounding of the Maltese registered MV Kertu, a general cargo vessel belonging to the Estonian company Baltic Maritime Logistics Group that ran aground near the south end of the Stockholm archipelago in Swedish territorial waters early on Wednesday, Malta Today reported.
- Jüri Arrak gets foot driven offLocal News
- Editorial: the absent barrierOpinionIn a grave accident at Raasiku, Harju County yesterday, a Tallinn-Tartu passenger train was hit by a heavy truck. The crash claimed two lives – one in truck, the other in train. Several were injured. With a hundred-some folks travelling towards Tartu in the four-carriage Elron train, if might easily have been worse.
- Editorial: the speed camera – saviour of lives or money machine?Opinion
- Editorial: on the road to safer trafficOpinionHearing a politician talk on traffic culture usually sounds like the age-old political satire of «forming a committee» for deep research on something i.e. sweeping the subject under carpet. Like any culture, traffic culture is shaped over a longer period of time and a decision or – in Legalese – a measure will never bring fast results.
- Kallas: law no panacea for road safetyEconomy