Lithuania

MP says Liberal bribery investigation has echoes of 2004 probe that was dropped
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 10:12
Deputy Seimas Speaker Gediminas Kirkilas, a social democrat, says the current bribery investigations involving former Liberal leader Eligijus Masiulis and Labour Party...
How Lidl has already affected Lithuania's economy
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 10:10
As the Lidl supermarket chain prepares to open in Lithuania, the impact of the company's arrival in Lithuania has already become apparent.
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...
Direct rail service from Lithuania to Poland opens for first time in 77 years
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 09:33
A new Kaunas-Bialystok rail service will launch in June, the first time in 77 years a direct...
Basic instinct – How to avoid a collision with a Lithuanian moose in season
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 09:09
Lithuanian’s wildlife is now at the peak of its birthing season so drivers need to be particularly attentive while driving in the early morning and at night, the key...
Finland, Sweden pushed closer to NATO by Russian pressure
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 08:30
Every year, Estonia holds special military exercises called Spring Storm. The exercises...
Lithuania's Deputy Minister of the Interior resigns
2016 m. birželio 1 d. 08:14
Lithuania's Vice-Minister of the Interior Elvinas Jankevičius, who was in charge of migration matters, has resigned, the interior minister confirmed on Tuesday.
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 divided on whether the EU bailout has helped Greece and put it on the road to...
Sabonis reelected as head of Lithuanian Basketball Federation
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 17:00
Arvydas Sabonis , the legendary basketball center, has been reelected to head the...
Lithuania's death rates from overdoses twice EU average
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 16:55
The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction has said that Lithuania's...
Lidl opening-day food prices to undercut competitors by more than half
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 12:36
With only a few days until the Lidl supermarket chain opens its doors in Lithuania, some...
Partisan documents found hidden in magazine of gun in northern Lithuania
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 11:40
Former members of Lithuania's anti-Soviet resistance movement have found documents from the Šatrija partisan territorial unit in the Telšiai district in...
Anti-fraud police raid Maxima group director's home and office
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 11:34
Lithuanian Law-enforcement officers have conducted searches at the office and home of Diana Dominiene , a director of the Lithuanian unit of Bertona Holdings Limited...
Lithuanian government issues €25m bonds
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:45
Basir, Lithuanian-speaking Afghan refugee, accepts job offer from MEP
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:42
Abdul Basir Youssuf , the Afghani NATO interpreter who had worked with Lithuanian...
New airlines opening range of new routes from Lithuania in June
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:34
A range international carriers are opening new routes are from airports around Lithuania in...
Lithuania drops to 30th place in world competitiveness rankings
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:22
Lithuania has fallen to 30th place in the latest annual IMD World Competitiveness Rankings for 2016 though it remains a regional leader.
Palanga extends lifeguard hours to safeguard swimmers
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:21
Lifeguards at the beaches in Palanga will work an extra two hours every day in the summer until 8 pm in an effort to reduce incidents and in response to the many...
First polls after 'Liberal scandal' show major shake-up in party rankings
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 09:10
A voter survey conducted after the "black Thursday" on May 12 when news broke about bribery...
Lithuanian emigrants return to spend €80m on products in Lithuania
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 08:28
Lithuanian emigrants return to Lithuania an average of twice a year spending almost €80 million on goods in Lithuania.
Kaliningrad or Karaliaučius: A land fought over for centuries
2016 m. gegužės 31 d. 08:24
Five years ago, I wrote about the first time I saw the lands of Kaliningrad , known as the Karaliaučius region in Lithuanian. My first impression was depressing.
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...
American designs app to help Lithuanian stroke victims communicate
2016 m. gegužės 30 d. 16:31
Brian Sullivan, a technology director at a school in Massachusetts, has created an app...
L. Linkevičius: EK vadovo vizitas į Rusiją gali pasiųsti klaidinančią žinią  (127)
2016 m. gegužės 30 d. 16:03
Užsienio reikalų ministro Lino Linkevičiaus teigimu, Europos Komisijos prezidento...