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Foreign Minister Urmas Paet Signed Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation Between Estonia and Jersey
Today in London Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Deputy Chief Minister and Treasury and Resources Minister of the Bailiwick of Jersey Philip Ozouf signed agreements for the avoidance of double taxation ...
Foreign Minister Urmas Paet in Meeting with British Foreign Minister: International Forces Can Leave Afghanistan When Nation No Longer Poses Threat
At their meeting today in London, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Foreign Minister of Great Britain William Hague recognised the co-operation of Estonian and British soldiers and civil experts in Afghanistan. ...
Economist: Bouquets and brickbats
Evening Standard: A trip to Tallinn, rising star of the Baltic
As of Today Estonia is Full Member of OECD
EU's IT agency for justice and home affairs to be situated in Estonia
The Guardian: Top 10 cultural must-sees in Tallinn
Estonian Fund for Nature Conservation won the title of the Community Group of the Year 2010 of BTCV Green Heroes Awards
BTCV Green Heroes Awards is recognising and rewarding the hard work and achievements of people looking after their local environment. On 1 May 2010, 30,000 people out of a population of 1.3 million Estonians ...
Prime Ministers of the UK, the five Nordic and three Baltic countries to meet in London
Estonian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Presents Credentials
On Thursday, 11 November, Estonian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Aino Lepik von Wirén presented her credentials to Queen Elizabeth II. In the discussion following ...
Estonian Minister of Defence Jaak Aaviksoo visited United Kingdom on 4-5 November
Minister Aaviksoo met his British colleague Liam Fox today, focusing on the issues related to mutual defence cooperation between the two countries. The ministers talked of the coming NATO summit in Lisbon, ...
Toomas Edur and Agnes Oaks were presented with the Honour of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
On 20 October, Estonian ballet artists Agnes Oaks and Thomas Edur were presented with the Honour of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty the Queen. This is in recognition of their ...
The Daily Mail: European Capital of Culture Tallinn is Estonia's renaissance gem
The Daily Telegraph: Tallinn, Estonia: a cultural guide
Ryanair to Open Tallinn Routes
Estonian Ambassador Aino Lepik von Wirén visited Wales on 4-6 September
During her first visit as the Ambassador of Estonia to the UK, Mrs Aino Lepik von Wirén gave a welcome speech on the opening event of Vale of Glamorgan Festival of Music in St. Donats Arts Centre on 5 ...
WalesOnline: Music preview: The Vale of Glamorgan Festival of Music
The Independent: Purge, By Sofi Oksanen, trans. Lola Rogers
Conference "SmartEST - Estonia after joining the EURO-Zone and OECD" in London
On 16 September, British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce with the Enterprise Estonia will hold a half day conference "SmartEST - Estonia after joining the EURO-Zone and OECD" in London. At the same time with ...
ERR: Minesweeper Finds Remains of Three British Warships
A naval search operation off the coast of Saaremaa last week uncovered the remains of three British warships lost since the early 20th century. The minesweeper Ugandi discovered the remains of the HMS ...
The Guardian: Purge by Sofi Oksanen
The Independent: When the sun shines, the Baltics come into their own
ECM Records releases the world premiere of Arvo Pärt’s Symphony No 4
Estonian Ambassador Laidre to leave UK
After four and a half years of service as the Ambassador of Estonia to the UK, Dr Margus Laidre returns to Tallinn at the end of July, where he will start his new job as the Adviser to the Estonian President ...
Estonian ballet artists Toomas Edur and Agnes Oaks receive Queen's birthday Honours
Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of Her Majesty's Official Birthday on 12 June 2010, to give orders for Thomas Edur and Agnes Oks each to be appointed as Commanders of the Most Excellent ...
Estonians at the Space Technologies Business Seminar in London
Embassy of Estonia wishes to thank all the participants of the Space Technologies Business Seminar, special thanks go to Logica, Surrey Satellite Technologies, Enterprise Estonia and Invent Baltics. ...
75th-birthday celebrations for Arvo Pärt at the BBC PROMS
17 August at 7 pm Prom 42: Arvo Pärt Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten, Royal Albert Hall, London Live on BBC Four and BBC Radio 3 The heartrending strings and tolling bell of the ‘Cantus’ by Arvo Pärt ...
Estonians in London invite you to celebrate the Estonian Midsummer Party
For the seventh year running, the Foxgrove Club in Beckenham will be the venue of the Estonian Midsummer Party (Westgate Road, BR3 5ED) on Saturday, 12 June 2010 at 2:00pm. The event is organised by the ...
Estonian students at the International Public Speaking Competition in London
The winners of the national public speaking competition, Estonian students Mirell Vain from Tallinn and Martin Kilp from Tartu will participate in the 29th annual International Public Speaking Competition ...
Hawes & Curtis selects Estonian Fits.me Virtual Fitting Room
Fits.me, the Estonian innovative biorobotics and virtual fitting room company for e-commerce clothing retailers and shoppers alike, announced the official launch of the world’s first virtual fitting room ...
Estonian filmmaker Tanel Toom selected as finalist for Annual Student Academy Awards
Estonian Tanel Toom has been selected as on of the five foreign finalists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. The finalists were selected ...
Estonia ready for euro - EU report
Estonia and the Euro - Read the latest!
Happy Everyday! by Estonian Playwright Jaan Tätte at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre in London
Following the success of the UK premiere of 'Highway Crossing' by Estonian playwright Jaan Tätte in 2006, the Giant Olive Theatre Company is happy to present Happy Everyday! by the same author and same ...
Estonian duo UMA releases new album in England
„HymnTo Undiscovered Land“ (UMAMUSIC, 2010) was recorded together with experienced and unique percussion player Andi Pupato (Switzerland) from ECM band Nik Bärtsch`s Ronin. CD also featuring Tim Bowness, ...
ESTONIA BIDDING TO HOST THE EU IT AGENCY
Estonia has officially submitted the proposal to host the Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice in the EU.“Estonia is known for its ...
Scottish Chamber Orchestra to perform Tüür world premiere
Conducted by fellow Estonian, SCO Principal Guest Conductor Olari Elts The SCO premieres Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür's new work - Symphony No 8 - in Glasgow and Edinburgh on 30 April and 1 May. In ...
Aftershock: Europe and the post-crisis world
This lecture marks the launch of Philippe Legrain's latest book, Aftershock: Reshaping the world economy after the crisis. The financial crisis brought the world to the brink of economic breakdown. As ...
The Independent: Estonia is a model of restraint
Review: Free Tallinn Trio at Vortex in London
NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting and Annual Lennart Meri Conference in Estonia on 22-23 April 2010
Ministers of Foreign Affairs will hold informal meetings in Tallinn, Estonia, on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 April 2010, under the chairmanship of the NATO Secretary General, Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The ...
Estonia to reintroduce border control at its internal borders during the meeting of Nato Foreign Ministers
Estonia will reintroduce for security reasons border control at its internal borders during the unofficial meeting of Nato Foreign Ministers on April 17 – 23 in Tallinn. To ensure the highest possible ...
Spring issue of LENNUK is out!
The spring 2010 issue of the British-Estonian Association (BEST) journal LENNUK is out and available through the Estonian Embassy. If you didn’t receive LENNUK by post last autumn and you are not in our ...
3-DAY FESTIVAL BRINGS ESTONIAN FILMS TO LSE
Estonian Film Festival at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from Thursday 11 to Saturday February 13 The highlight of the 3-day festival is the story of a strange kind of information ...
BOOK NOW, ESTONIA 2010 TO BE LAUNCHED IN THE UK
The Estonian Embassy in London will officially launch the Estonian National Year of Reading in the United Kingdom on Monday, 18 January at the embassy. BOOK NOW, ESTONIA 2010 will be launched by a special ...
The Estonian Guild in London Begins its Activities
On Tuesday, 19 January, Ambassador of Estonia to the United Kingdom Margus Laidre opened the seminar of the London Estonian Guild, which brings together Estonian entrepreneurs and enterprising people. ...
ESTONIA IN 2010 – HIGHLIGHTS AT HOME AND IN THE UK
A very happy new year from the Estonian Embassy in London and thank you for being there for us in 2009! 2010 will be another exciting year for Estonia, as there is much happening all throughout ...
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