European Union

Vilnius to borrow €50m from EIB to refinance debt
2016 m. rugpjūčio 23 d. 17:14
The municipality of Vilnius to borrow up to €50 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for refinancing earlier loans and investment projects, Mayor...
Lithuania's Linkevičius first EU and NATO minister to visit Turkey after coup
2016 m. rugpjūčio 23 d. 08:30
Monday's visit to Turkey made Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius the first foreign minister of a European Union (EU) and NATO country to come to the...
Over one million Eastern European migrants in UK
2016 m. rugpjūčio 18 d. 16:24
The number of migrant workers from eight eastern EU nations in the United Kingdom has...
Is Lithuania ready for the end of EU money bonanza?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 07:39
At the moment, Lithuania receives about €623 of EU support per person. The amount will go...
Cargo transportation on the rise in Lithuania
2016 m. rugpjūčio 16 d. 10:29
'Moment of truth' for Lithuanian economy after 2020
2016 m. rugpjūčio 16 d. 09:28
The end of the European Union 's current financial period in 2020, after which Lithuania will be getting substantially less funding from Brussels, will be a cold...
EU decision on visa-free travel for Georgians by October - Lithuanian diplomats
2016 m. rugpjūčio 12 d. 16:17
The European Union (EU) should make its final decision on visa-free travels for Georgia in early October at the latest, say Lithuanian diplomats. To read this...
No independent confirmation of Russia's allegations against Ukraine - EU ambassador
2016 m. rugpjūčio 12 d. 11:26
Vygaudas Ušackas , the EU's ambassador to Russia , says that Russia's allegations of a...
Lithuanian government greenlights introducing opposite-sex partnership
2016 m. rugpjūčio 11 d. 17:00
Lithuania's government on Thursday gave approval to the changes proposed by the Justice...
Employers will encourage employees to do sports
2016 m. rugpjūčio 11 d. 06:25
Lithuanian foreign minister expresses support to Turkish government under EU criticism
2016 m. rugpjūčio 10 d. 14:02
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has expressed firm support to Turkey 's government which has come under severe criticism from European Union (EU)...
Why do Lithuanians love the EU?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 10 d. 07:28
Lithuanians have been unwavering EU enthusiasts for over a decade since they joined in, all the while Brussels institutions largely lost favour of many European....
Lithuania 'won't meet its refugee quota at current relocation pace'
2016 m. rugpjūčio 9 d. 14:01
Lithuania can relocate up to 50 refugees a month, but at this rate it will not be able to...
10 Syrian refugees relocated to Lithuania from Greece
2016 m. rugpjūčio 9 d. 11:23
A group of 10 refugees from war-torn Syria came to Lithuania on Monday evening under the...
Why there should be more women in politics
2016 m. rugpjūčio 9 d. 07:45
Even though some of the world's most powerful nations are, or are likely to soon be, led by women, equal gender representation in politics and parliaments is still...
Iraqi refugee family 'haven't broken any rules' by going to Sweden - minister
2016 m. rugpjūčio 8 d. 08:07
Interior Minister Tomas Žilinskas says that the Iraqi refugee family who have asylum in Lithuania, but have been away in Sweden for more than a month now, have...
11 Syrian refugees arrive in Lithuania
2016 m. rugpjūčio 5 d. 12:14
Another 11 refugees – originally from Syria but lately living in a refugee camp in...
Lithuania plans 6-fold expansion of electric car infrastructure next year
2016 m. rugpjūčio 5 d. 08:48
Lithuania plans to spend €3 million for developing infrastructure for electric cars next...
What do Lithuanians and Europeans think about the EU?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 4 d. 09:14
European Union citizens think that the biggest problems in Europe right now are...
Brexit will hit Lithuanian used car owners
2016 m. rugpjūčio 4 d. 07:25
Lithuanian officer joins EU mission against migrant trafficking in Mediterranean
2016 m. rugpjūčio 2 d. 16:09
Another officer of Lithuania's Armed Forces left for the European Union -led Sophia operation to curb illegal migration in the Mediterranean Sea region. To read...
12 more Syrian refugees arrive in Lithuania under EU programme
2016 m. rugpjūčio 2 d. 09:11
Another 12 Syrian refugees arrived in Lithuania on Monday evening under the European...
10 refugees from Syria and Iraq arrive in Lithuania under EU programme
2016 m. liepos 29 d. 09:52
Ten refugees from Syria and Iraq arrived in Lithuania in early hours of Friday under...
Lithuania hands note to Belarus over nuclear plant, asks for EU involvement
2016 m. liepos 28 d. 17:03
Lithuania's government on Thursday handed a note to the Belarusian Embassy over the latest incident at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in...
What do Lithuanians make of Brexit?
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 09:59
Six out of ten Lithuanians have a negative opinion about the results of the recent referendum in the United Kingdom of leaving the European Union . Every fourth...
Change in the air in Belarus  (1)
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 09:06
The evolving political dynamics of Belarus are causing an unprecedented shift in policy...
Incidents at Belarus nuclear plant 'prove Lithuania's concerns are justified' - Grybauskaitė
2016 m. liepos 26 d. 15:01
Incidents at Astravyets power plant, a nuclear facility that Belarus is building close to...