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Report: Estonian government to limit Finland travel

The Estonian government plans to limit travel between Estonia and Finland after a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in that country. Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas...

Tallinn tunnel developers unveil new floating island plans

The developers behind plans to build a high speed rail link under the Baltic Sea, connecting Helsinki Airport with Tallinn Airport, have unveiled the...

Cargo ship with coronavirus crew arriving in Uusikaupunki port

A Norwegian cargo ship with cases of Covid-19 on board is due to arrive in Uusikaupunki on Finland's west coast on Friday afternoon. The Yara...

Estonian minister pours cold water on private Tallinn tunnel project

Estonia's Minister of Administration Jaak Aab says his government will not support the privately-financed Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel initiative championed by a Finnish company. FinEst Bay Area Development...

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...