Posts published in Day: September 27, 2021

What women really want and men’s secret fantasies uncovered

Monday, September 27, 2021

Being blindfolded, video sex, threesomes and even experimenting with hot wax are just some of the things on Brits’ sex bucket lists. While lockdown has left many people unable to get intimate, it’s given people in relationships time to experiment and try new things between the sheets. New research by online retailer OnBuy.com shows that men and women’s desires are very different, and their biggest fantasies vary considerable. For women, being blindfolded…

Lithuania to give Ukraine military ammunition for € 677,000

Monday, September 27, 2021

The Lithuanian authorities intend to transfer military ammunition worth 677,000 euros to Kyiv. “The Ministry of Defense has prepared a draft government decree, according to which 490 body armor and the same number of ballistic belts will be donated to Ukraine,” the message reads. It is clarified that the cost of body armor is 617,801 euros, and ballistic belts – 59,290 euros. According to the source, the proposal for the transfer…

Tallinn Hospital gets Brussels go-ahead, mayor says state must contribute

Monday, September 27, 2021

Part of a one-billion-euro recovery package which the European Commission gave its approval to Sunday includes €280 million towards the construction of a main Tallinn Hospital, a development which Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart (Center) has that the city also expects a signal from the state on. Kõlvart said: “The construction of Tallinn Hospital, together with the necessary medical equipment, will cost at least €520 million, which will not be…

Covid-19 boosters recommended for people over 65

Monday, September 27, 2021

State Council of Immunization (IVP) has decided to recommend an extra shot of the Covid-19 vaccine to persons over 65 years of age, LETA reported September 27. Vaccination with an additional dose is recommended not earlier than six months after the second dose. The IVP stated: This recommendation does not currently apply to people who received the “Spikevax” vaccine produced by “Moderna”, because there is a lack of scientific justification…

Mortgage interest rates in Estonia at all-time low in August

Monday, September 27, 2021

Home loan average interest rates reached an all-time low in August at 2.02 percent, the Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank) reports. The August figure was 0.29 percentage points lower than the figure for August 2020 and 0.04 percentage points lower than in July this year, the central bank said, while loans and leases to households grew by 5.6 per cent year-on-to in August, to a total of €11 billion. Credit…

290 new Covid cases, 5 deaths Monday in Latvia

Monday, September 27, 2021

On Monday, September 27, Latvia recorded 290 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). Of the total number of positive cases, 229 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 61 were fully vaccinated. Monday’s case total is usually the lowest of the week due to a smaller number of tests being carried out on Sundays. The total number of cases detected since the start of…

Iraqi deported from Estonia after crossing into Latvia from Belarus

Monday, September 27, 2021

An Iraqi national, who crossed the Belarusian-Latvian border, was deported after trying to enter Finland in the trunk of a car from Estonia, reports ERR News in Estonia. The 23-year-old Iraqi national entered the territory of the European Union in late August by illegally crossing the Belarusian-Latvian border, spokespeople for the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board said. The man wanted to reach Finland via Estonia, but was caught together…

Estonia to extend its drone mission in Lithuania

Monday, September 27, 2021

Estonia will extend the mission of its armed forces’ drone team until the end of October, BNS reported on Saturday. The drone team operates along the Lithuanian border with Belarus amid a spike in irregular migration. “Estonia together with other states and allies of the European Union has consistently supported Lithuania in responding to the hybrid attack organised by Lukashenko’s regime. We will also stand with Lithuania in the future,”…

Baltic Sustainability Awards in the pipeline

Monday, September 27, 2021

A new set of business awards have been announced, to celebrate the Baltic front-runners in sustainability innovation and highlight the increasing role of innovation in sustainability. The Helve cmpany is launching the Baltic Sustainability Awards, sponsored by supermarket chain Rimi. Applications for the awards are already open, and the winners from all Baltic states will be announced during the awards ceremony at the Future Form conference on December 9. Enterprises, organizations,…

Rail Baltica project deadline in Estonia put back to end of decade

Monday, September 27, 2021

Construction of the Estonian portion of the planned Rail Baltica high-speed line will not meet its original planned deadline of 2026, and is likely to be completed at the end of this decade. Finance, planning and engineering issues are the main factors in the delay. Tõnu Grünberg, board chair at Rail Baltic Estonia, the firm overseeing the Estonian section of a line which will traverse all three Baltic States, from…