European Commission

Opinion: EU's biggest fault lines exposed by Brexit
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 16:27
Britain’s historic decision to leave the European Union has exposed big fault lines inside the bloc. Unless the divisions are overcome as soon as possible, the...
Lithuanian TV watchdog lifts sanctions on pro-Russian broadcasts
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 14:42
Lithuania's media watchdog has cancelled restrictions on two Russian-language TV channels after signals from the European Commission that the sanctions may run...
Butkevicius invites Israeli scientists to use Lithuania’s ‘science valleys’
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 17:17
Lithuania is inviting Israel's scientists to use its integrated science, studies and...
Lithuania’s prime minister blames EU institutions for Brexit vote
2016 m. birželio 24 d. 11:39
Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said some of the blame for the vote to...
Britain votes to leave EU sparking global turmoil
2016 m. birželio 24 d. 11:15
Britain has voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48% leading British...
Stockholm arbitration ruling in Lithuania-Gazprom case 'not a total loss'
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 08:51
A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company Gazprom over €1.4 billion sought by Lithuania at Stockholm arbitration...
Kaunas and Klaipėda short-listed for 2022 European Capital of Culture
2016 m. birželio 22 d. 12:29
Kaunas and Klaipėda , Lithuania’s second and third biggest cities, respectively, have been shortlisted in the competition for the title of European Capital of...
Lithuania's new finance minister: Real estate and car taxes are coming sooner or later
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 15:40
Rasa Budbergytė , Lithuania’s former representative at the European Court of Auditors ,...
Rail Baltica gets €200m EU funding
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 10:38
The European Commission has approved €202 million in funding for the Rail Baltica...
300 protest Seimas Labour Code liberalization proposal  (1)
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 13:08
About 300 people organized by Lithuanian trade unions gathered to protest the new Labour Code, which critics say will narrow the social benefits for employees. To...
EC to discipline France on posted workers wage regulation
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 11:22
The European Commission (EC) intends to send an official letter to France on Thursday, notifying the country about the initiation of an infringement procedure in...
Brexit 'challenge, not disaster', says Lithuanian EC commissioner
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 09:38
If the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU), it would present an enormous...
Lithuania joins call for EU visa-free travel for Georgia
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 09:03
Lithuania and four other countries of the European Union (EU) have signed a letter, urging the community to grant Georgian citizens visa-free travel.
Lithuania to scrap zero tolerance law for drunk driving
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 08:38
The Ministry of Interior has decided to refuse the proposal to implement zero tolerance laws for blood alcohol content while driving.
'Lithuania is losing direction' - President Grybauskaitė's annual address  (2)
2016 m. birželio 9 d. 11:32
Lithuania is spending less and less time and effort on strategic decisions and the state is...
MEPs attack Commission for failing 'to grasp seriousness of situation' on Belarus nuclear plant
2016 m. birželio 7 d. 09:14
Members of the European Parliament say the European Commission lacks resolve in dealing...
Is Poland illegally throttling energy imports from Lithuania?
2016 m. birželio 6 d. 13:15
Lithuanian and Polish energy market regulators have begun to investigate whether the Polish...
EU must be united on Belarus nuclear plant, Lithuanian PM tells Juncker
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 17:21
The European Union has to speak with once voice about the safety of a new nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets , close to its border with...
Poland rejects EU criticism as ‘unwarranted’
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 09:54
The Polish government dismissed a critical assessment of its first months in office by the...
Lithuanian PM to discuss Belarus nuclear plant, dairy crisis with Juncker
2016 m. birželio 2 d. 09:56
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is to meet European Commission President...
EU fines on Lithuania not unexpected - minister
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 10:00
The European Commission has warned Lithuania about sanctions over two issues: the market domination of its state-owned railway company and restrictions on selling...
Investigation of FIBA's attack on Eurocup requested by Lithuanian MEP
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 09:27
European Parliament member and former president of Lithuania's A and B basketball leagues Bronis Ropė has appealed to the European Commission regarding...
Is Greece on the road to recovery? Lithuanian economists are divided
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 08:14
After the latest EU deal to extend more credit to Greece , Lithuanian economists are...
European leaders attack Juncker for decision to meet with Putin in Russia
2016 m. gegužės 30 d. 18:00
Jean-Claude Juncker , President of the European Commission , is facing growing criticism...