Posts tagged as Tallin

Three for the Weekend: Researchers’ Night, chamber music, Tallinas Square fair

Friday, April 30, 2021

This weekend in Latvia is a long-awaited one, since it will last for four days instead of two due to the Independence Restoration day on May 4, which will come with events such as the film marathon , folk costume parade and concerts. Meanwhile, here are some tips to enjoy before that comes. The Researchers’ Night is an event dedicated to explaining and promoting of science achievements in Latvia, as…

Tallink Group reports €23.9 million Q3 2020 net losses

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Tallink Group has today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2020, which confirm the group does not expect to make a profit in the full financial year in 2020. Shipping line and ferry operator Tallink Group says its net loss for the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020) stands at €23.9 million and that it will make a loss for 2020 as…

Estonia loses to Greece in Fed Cup day one in Tallinn

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Estonian tennis team lost 2:1 to Greece on the opening day of the Fed Cup tournament in Tallinn. The score was 1:1 in singles matches, leaving the doubles game as the decider, ERR’s sports portal reports. Elena Malõgina lost to missed Valentini Grammatikopoulou, in a closely fought game which lasted well over two hours at the Tallink Tennis Center in Lasnamäe, 4:6, 6:4, 6:7 (8). The second matchup saw…

Karins to participate in Baltic Council of Ministers meeting in Tallinn on Friday

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) will participate in a meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers in Tallinn on Friday, February 7, the prime minister’s press secretary Sandris Sabajevs told. The meeting, which will also be attended by the Baltic countries’ transport ministers, will focus on implementation of the Rail Baltica railway infrastructure project. The Baltic premiers will also discuss regional energy projects and meet with European Commissioner for…

Tallinn City Council’s budget adopted with €60 million increase

Friday, December 13, 2019

Tallinn City Council’s budget will increase by €60 million next year after it was adopted on Thursday despite opposition from the Reform Party. The 2020 budget will total €824 million. Increasing education spending accounts for 40 percent of the budget, approximately €263 million, including government subsidies. Investments in the education sector are expected to amount to nearly €49 million, with a total of 13 schools and kindergarten renovations to begin next…

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers reach new record this year

Friday, December 6, 2019

Tallinn Airport served over three million passengers in the first 11 months of 2019, which is 8.9% more than in the same period last year, the end of November also saw the surpassing of last year’s passenger record, when over 3 mln passengers passed through the airport for the first time, informed LETA. Namely, altogether 3,007,644 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport in 2018, while altogether 3,032,261 passengers have been served in the…

Tallinn removes alcohol sale restrictions from city council agenda

Friday, November 29, 2019

Though the Tallinn city council was set to approve the capital’s alcohol sales restrictions bill during its sitting on Thursday, the city government withdrew the bill from the agenda. Chairman of the city council’s Centre Party group Toivo Tootsen told ERR that the city government wants more time to consult with concerned parties. “They are probably looking for a compromise to suit everyone that would still give citizens a few…

Estonian businessman Urmas Soorumaa to buy Tallinn’s Patarei complex

Thursday, November 21, 2019

A company of Estonian businessman Urmas Soorumaa was the only one to file a bid in the auction of the complex of the Patarei sea fortress in Tallinn, accroding to the daily Postimees information reported on Wednesday. State real estate management company RKAS put the buildings of the Patarei sea fortress in Tallinn up for auction with a starting price of 4.5 mln euros. The complex of the sea fortress is located…

Estonia: Public transport cards to become usable both in Tallinn, Helsinki in 2021

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kolvart and Deputy mayor of Helsinki Anni Sinnemaki concluded at a meeting held in Helsinki on Tuesday that the capital cities of Estonia and Finland should coordinate their efforts and develop a shared public transport ticketing system, according to the Postimees information reports LETA/BNS. “Interactions between our cities’ residents are becoming increasingly intense, from closer business operations to visiting a doctor in the other city,” the deputy mayor of…

Court to ponder early release of 81-y-o convicted of planting bombs in Tallinn

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Viru County Court is about on Tuesday to handle an appeal for the early release of Mart Ringmaa, sentenced by a court in Tallinn to 15 years in jail in 2009 for planting two bombs in 2001 and 2003 which never exploded, due to his poor state of health. The court earlier this year obligated Viru Prison to immediately provide a health assessment on Ringmaa, now 81, in order…