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22.12.2010 
Silicon to Silicone: E-Paper Reaches Prototype Stage
An Estonian company is kindling interest after developing a prototype for what could be the world's first e-paper. Read more...
17.12.2010 
Economist's Eastern Approaches blog names Estonia Country of the Year
The Economist magazine's blog, Eastern Approaches, has chosen Estonia for its 2010 country-of-the-year award. Read more...
16.12.2010 
First 4G Commercial Network in Estonia Opened
On Thursday the telecommunications operator EMT opened the first ever commercial fourth generation mobile communications (4G) network in Estonia. Read more...
14.12.2010 
Without Blood Sausage, It Just Wouldn’t Be Christmas
"WE Estonians believe all kinds of things," said Ell Tabur, a beaming blonde, her arms plunged to the elbow in a tub of barley, onions, blood and marjoram. Ms. Tabur was among about 30 Estonian-Americans ...
13.12.2010 
Ryanair Starts Tallinn Flights
The Irish airline, Ryanair, which on December 13 launches its first routes from Tallinn, will soon offer flights to eight destinations. Read more...
09.12.2010 
Estonia Becomes Full Member of OECD
On December 9, Estonia acquired full membership status in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, after Estonian Ambassador to France Sven Jürgenson deposited Estonia's accession treaty ...
07.12.2010 
Estonian Students Europe's 2nd in Science
Estonian schoolchildren continue to hold a strong position in PISA's global education assessment, particularly in reading and science. Read more...
02.12.2010 
EU's IT agency for justice and home affairs to be situated in Estonia
The Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union in Brussels on Thursday approved the establishment of the headquarters of the EU's IT agency for justice and home affairs in the Estonian capital ...
01.12.2010 
Eco-Friendly Printing Plant Brings Home Award from Brussels
A Tartu printing plant has brought home a prestigious EMAS 2010 environmental management award handed out by the European Commission in Brussels. Read more...
27.11.2010 
Top 10 Cultural Must-Sees in Tallinn
Local residents recommended their favourite cultural spots in the Estonian capital, including a new rooftop cinema and a museum with a labyrinth of underground passages. Read more...
23.11.2010 
WWF Places Estonia Among Middle-Ranking EU Member States in Fight Against Climate Change
In a report on the fight against climate change released on Tuesday the World Wildlife Fund has placed Estonia in the middle in the European Union, the Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat reported. Read more ...
18.11.2010 
Opening Embassy in Cairo has Given Boost to Estonia-Egypt Relations
During his meeting with Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister Ahmed Fathalla yesterday in Tallinn, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet emphasised that the opening of the Estonian Embassy in Cairo has given a ...
11.11.2010 
New York Times Review of Estonian Documentary "Disco and Atomic War"
Imagine growing up in the Estonian capital city, Tallinn, during the cold war and discovering "Dallas" transmitted by television from Helsinki across the Gulf of Finland. Life in the 1970s was drab in ...
11.11.2010 
New York Times Review of Estonian Documentary "Disco and Atomic War"
Imagine growing up in the Estonian capital city, Tallinn, during the cold war and discovering "Dallas" transmitted by television from Helsinki across the Gulf of Finland. Life in the 1970s was drab in ...
09.11.2010 
Estonia's Novosjolov takes world epee title (VIDEO)
Nikolai Novosjolov of Estonia won the men's epee world title at the world fencing championships in Paris on Monday, beating France's Gauthier Grumier, holder of the 2006 world team title, 15-8 in the final. Jean-Michel ...
04.11.2010 
Estonia listed among very high human development countries in UN report
In the United Nations human development report Estonia has climbed to a place among countries of very high human development and is listed as No 34 among 169 countries. Read more...
04.11.2010 
Estonia Ranks 17th in Ease of Doing Business Index
Estonia has ranked 17th out of 183 countries in the Doing Business 2011 report released this week, retaining the same position it held in last year's list. Read more...
03.11.2010 
Sofi Oksanen wins French literary prize for translated works
Sofi Oksanen, a Finnish author with Estonian roots, was awarded the French literary prize for translated works, Prix Fémina Étranger, for her novel Purge. Read more...
02.11.2010 
Estonian Sumo Wrestler Holds Third Place Overall
In the new professional sumo ranking list banzuke, published November 1, Estonian wrestler Baruto, who celebrates his 26th birthday on November 5, holds third place overall. Read more...
28.10.2010 
Europe's Largest Indoor Dirtbike Track Opens in Southern Estonia
October 30 marks the opening of Europe's largest indoor motocross track, the Adrenalin Arena motocross hall in Sõmerpalu, which is just outside the southern Estonian town of Võru. Read more...
25.10.2010 
Kanepi Finishes Season as 21st in WTA Rankings
In the October 25 rankings by the Women's Tennis Association, Kaia Kanepi is up one place, but still three below her best placing from May last year. Read more...
22.10.2010 
Queen Elizabeth II Honours Estonian Ballet Couple
Dancers Thomas Edur and Agnes Oaks were awarded an Order of the British Empire on Wednesday by the Queen. Edur and Oaks performed with the English National Ballet for nearly 20 years. At present, Edur ...
20.10.2010 
Estonia in Ninth Place on Press Freedom Index
Estonia is in a tie with Ireland in places 9-10 in the Press Freedom Index 2010 published by the Paris-based organisation Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontieres – RSF) on Wednesday and ranking ...
18.10.2010 
Estonia Day starts at Shanghai Expo
An Estonia Day is being held at the Shanghai World Expo today, with Foreign Minister Urmas Paet leading the Estonian delegation to the event. Read more...
14.10.2010 
Estonian Film Considered for Oscar Nomination
The Temptation of St. Tony, a dark, surrealistic comedy by Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, is one of 65 films being considered for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, the Academy of Motion ...
11.10.2010 
Exports, Imports Up Significantly in August
In August compared to the previous year, exports grew by 37 percent and imports by 34 percent, a growth only outpaced by May this year. Read more...
04.10.2010 
Estonia Wins Bid to Host Euro U19 Football Championship
European football's governing body, UEFA, has tapped Estonia to host the finals of the men's European Under 19 Football Championship in 2012. Read more...
04.10.2010 
Estonia Near Top in Percentage of Forested Land
A freshly released Eurostat report on land use ranks Estonia among the most heavily forested countries in Europe. A total of 55 percent of Estonia's land area is forested, behind only Finland and ...
01.10.2010 
Tallinn, Estonia: a cultural guide from telegraph.co.uk
Gabriella Le Breton offers an essential guide to Tallinn, an autumn city of cosy cafés and candlelit restaurants. While some cities are best enjoyed on hot summer days – Siena, say, or Carcassonne – others ...
30.09.2010 
Ryanair to Launch Flights Out of Tallinn Starting in December
The low-cost airline Ryanair will start flights out of Tallinn on 13 December, sales and marketing manager Laszlo Tamas said at a news conference in Tallinn on Thursday. He named Oslo Rygge, Stockholm ...
29.09.2010 
Kanepi Conquers Jankovic in Tokyo, Moves to Quarterfinals
From Estonian Public Broadcasting Kaia Kanepi, ranked 25 in the world, made it to the quarterfinals in the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, after beating the world’s sixth racquet, Serbian Jelena ...
21.09.2010 
Football Player Lindpere Picked for Weekly Dream Team
From Estonian Public Broadcasting The soccer website goal.com has chosen Estonian Joel Lindpere as one of the US major league’s best players of the week. The New York Red Bulls midfielder ...
20.09.2010 
ECB President Kicks Off Euro Transition
At a ceremony in Tallinn on Sunday, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet officially marked the start of Estonia's transition to the euro. "The euro is indeed one of the most ...
18.09.2010 
Estonia Triumphs in Cartoon Oscars
The cartoon Oscars have been handed out and Estonia has come home with gold. The animated film ‘Crocodile’ clinched the 10,000 euro prize. It is about a once-famous opera singer who finds ...
17.09.2010 
Three quarters of Estonia's population used Internet in 1st quarter
In the first quarter of 2010, almost 75 percent of the Estonian population used a computer and the Internet, three percentage points more than in the first quarter of 2009, Statistics Estonia said on ...
15.09.2010 
Paavo Järvi to Conduct Season Opener in Paris
From Estonian Public Broadcasting Paavo Järvi will make his first appearance on September 15 as music director of Orchestre de Paris. The Estonian National Male Choir is also featured in the program. Read ...
14.09.2010 
University of Tartu Granted Patent for Bacterium after Eight Years
From Estonian Public Broadcasting Eight years later, researchers from the University of Tartu, who discovered the lactic acid bacterium, Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3, received a patent in Europe for ...
14.09.2010 
With Diversity Comes Innovation: Interview with Linnar Viik
Led by the poster boy Skype, the 1990s may have seemed to be the glory days of Estonia’s tech revolution. But Linnar Viik says today’s Estonian ICT industry is thriving, though it is an era ...
13.09.2010 
Estonia's output of renewable energy triples in 2009
The production of electricity from renewable sources in Estonia in 2009 increased nearly threefold compared to the preceding year, Statistics Estonia said on Monday. Read more...
09.09.2010 
Estonia rises two notches in global competitiveness rankings
Estonia has climbed to 33rd from 35th in the fresh Global Competitiveness Report released by the World Economic Forum. Read more...
08.09.2010 
Past summer sets new heat records in Estonia
The summer of 2010 set heat records in Estonia of the kind that the country has not seen for at least 150 years, from the time reliable records started to be taken. Read more...
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