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Labour’s early years focus should be on education, not childcare | Letter
Letter: England’s obsession with ‘childcare’ is misconceived and a dead end, says Peter Moss


07, Nov, 2022 @6:14 PM

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‘It’s not just childcare’: focus on early years education sets Estonia apart
Its innovative kindergarten system is just one reason the Baltic state is one of the highest performers in international rankings

Sally Weale, education correspondent, in Estonia

05, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Labour plans expansion of state nursery sector in England to ease pressure on parents
Proposals are part of party’s wider ambition to build system of high-quality, affordable childcare and to make issue an election pledge

Sally Weale Education correspondent

05, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Putin’s war is illegal – and Russians fleeing the draft may have the right to asylum | Nicole Stybnarova
The 1951 refugee convention should be upheld by Russia’s neighbours as people refusing to fight in Ukraine seek safety, says Oxford University international law lecturer Nicole Stybnarova

Nicole Stybnarova

08, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I’m always looking over my shoulder’: anxiety among Estonia’s Russians
In Tallinn, the government’s strong support for sanctions against Russia is leading to tension and distrust

Daniel Boffey in Tallinn

22, Aug, 2022 @8:16 AM

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‘I am not blaming anyone’: Estonians shrug off 23% inflation
Those in Europe’s inflation hotspot remain calm about rising prices, but a lack of government intervention could fuel further increases – and discontent

Daniel Boffey in Tallinn

20, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Estonia removes Soviet-era tank monument amid Russia tensions
Monument taken down in city of Narva, while Finland says it will cut tourist visas for Russians by 90%

Jon Henley

16, Aug, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Finland debating stop to tourist visas for Russian citizens
Other neighbouring Schengen zone countries such as Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland have already restricted visas

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

29, Jul, 2022 @11:50 AM

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Costs of Ukraine war pose tests for European leaders – and things may get worse
Analysis: Vladimir Putin claims time is on his side, but he will have only one shot at making a gas cutoff count

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, Jul, 2022 @6:38 PM

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Britain to commit 1,000 extra troops to Nato’s defence of Estonia
Downing Street said it is almost doubling UK commitment to military support for Ukraine with additional £1bn

Dan Sabbagh and Peter Walker in Madrid

29, Jun, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Nato to put 300,000 troops on high alert in response to Russia threat
Alliance’s leader predicts this week’s summit will agree its most significant transformation in a generation

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

27, Jun, 2022 @3:05 PM

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European unity on Ukraine growing more difficult, says Estonian PM
Kaja Kallas warns pain of sanctions will test relations, and also criticises Macron’s stance on Putin

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Jun, 2022 @12:37 PM

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