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Major changes for ferry passengers when Estonia crossings re-start on Thursday

Ferry passengers crossing the Baltic Sea between Finland and Estonia will see major changes to their journey when routes re-open this week. The government is...

Ferry companies launch sea crossings from mid-May

Two of Finland’s biggest ferry operators Tallink-Silja and Viking Line say they’ll resume sea crossings from mid-May. On that date the government says it will open up Schengen borders...

Estonia business lobby group calls on Finland to open the border

The Estonian Confederation of Employers Tööandjad has lobbied Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) and the Finnish government to open the border between the two...

More restrictions for Sweden, Norway and Estonia border crossings

The government has announced a tightening of Finland’s borders with Norway and Sweden until the middle of May, and a recommendation to stop selling...

Estonia visits down, but alcohol imports increase

The number of trips made by Finns to Estonia decline last year by 3%, but the amount of alcohol imported to Finland by travelers...

PM set to make first overseas visits to neighbours Sweden and...

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is set to make her first overseas visits next week, and as is traditional for Finnish leaders she will make...

Estonia’s Interior Minister launches attack on Finnish government

Estonia's Interior Minister Mart Helme has launched an attack on the Finnish government, telling a radio programme "we see that the saleswoman has become a...

Haaga-Helia’s Estonia expansion plans halted by anti-immigrant minister

Ambitious plans by a Finnish university to expand its operations with a campus in Estonia have been halted by a far right government minister. Haaga-Helia...

Two bodies found on Tallink Silja Europa ship

Police in Estonia say they've found two bodies on board Tallink Silja Europa cruise ship. The deceased are a 21-year old man and 25-year old...

Lessons learned 25 years after Estonia ferry disaster

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of one of Europe's worst maritime disasters, when the M/S Estonia ferry sailing from Tallinn to Stockholm sank...