President Gitanas Nausėda had the highest approval rating of all Lithuanian politicians in November, a poll shows.
Former MP Dalia Teišerskytė has passed away on 27 November aged 79, reports news website žmonės.lt.
Three men on Friday arrived to serve their prison sentences after the court found them guilty of corruption and influence-peddling in the so-called MG Baltic case earlier this week, police say.
President Gitanas Nausėda calls on politicians to refrain from commenting about the ruling of the Court of Appeal in the political corruption case involving several politicians, parties and MG Baltic company group.
On Wednesday, the Court of Appeal handed out a ruling in the political corruption case involving former vice president of MG Baltic company group Raimondas Kurlianskis and former leader of the Liberal Movement Eligijus Masiulis. The Court of Appeal has overturned the ruling of the court of first ins...
MP Silva Lengvinienė has withdrawn from the Freedom Party, a minor coalition partner, and joined the opposition’s party Democrats For Lithuania. The announcement was made on Tuesday, 21 November.
The Social Democratic Party (LSDP) remains the firm leader in public opinion polls, shows the latest survey commissioned by the news website delfi.lt that was conducted by Spinter.
Several dozen representatives of the National Association of Parents and Families (NTŠA) on Thursday held a protest against the new life skills programme taught in schools.
Members of the ruling Liberal Movement are electing a new leader on 4-8 September, with the incumbent chair, Seimas Speaker Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, facing a challenge from three candidates.
Most respondents would like to see incumbent Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė to continue leading the Government, the latest poll shows.
The Government on Wednesday approved the updated package of tax reform proposals which is now set to go the Seimas.
On Tuesday, parliament rejected the proposal of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrat party (TS-LKD) to hold a snap election amid the municipal expenses scandal. Some members of the TS-LKD were among those who voted against early elections. Afterwards, coalition parties – TS-LKD, the Libe...
On Thursday, dozens of opponents of the law on civil union gathered near the parliament building to protest against the bill. The draft law passed the consideration stage on 23 May and now just one more voting procedure remains for it to be adopted.
President’s chief adviser on foreign affairs, Asta Skaisgirytė, says President Gitanas Nausėda will decide on whether to sign the law on civil union only after parliament passes it.
Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas, a member of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), has declared that the party should have communicated with other coalition partners, the Liberal Movement and Freedom Party, about its idea of a snap election. He also stated that ...
Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church leaders on Tuesday called on the new government coalition not to equate same-sex unions with families.
Lithuania's outgoing Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has called on the Seimas to suspend its work for at least two weeks amid a coronavirus outbreak in the parliamentary group of the Liberal Movement, a member of the new center-right government coalition.
Lithuania's center-right parties, which signed a coalition agreement earlier this week, have agreed to nominate Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, leader of the Liberal Movement, for the position of speaker of the country's parliament, the Seimas.
A coalition agreement signed by three Lithuanian center-right parties on Monday is too vague to allow one to imagine what the country will be like in the next four years, the leader of the Farmers and Greens Union, the biggest party in the outgoing parliament, said.
Three right-wing parties, the winners of Lithuania's recent parliament election, are set to sign a coalition agreement on Monday. BNS provides a review of its key points.