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The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production from...
The European Commission welcomes last week vote in the European Parliament on InvestEU, the programme to boost...
Lithuanian-Estonian defence cooperation discussed

On April 16-17 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas was on a visit in Estonia where he discussed issues...

New seat projections for the next European Parliament EU28

Parliament released today the fourth and final set of seat projections, based on a cross-section of national polls, on...

The President presented letters of credence to Lithuania’s ambassador to Sweden

President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Giedrius Čekuolis, Lithuanian Ambassador to the Kingdom...

Parliament approves rules to reduce risks to EU banks and protect taxpayers

Parliament adopted a significant step towards reducing risks in the banking system and establishing the Banking Union,...

New legislation will help to regulate the legal situation of the UK’s and Lithuania’s citizens after Brexit

The Seimas adopted amendments to the Laws on State Social Insurance, on Health Insurance, and on Corporate Income Tax...

Coming up: whistle-blowers, Brexit and road safety

Protecting whistle-blowers, the state of play on Brexit and improving road safety are among the topics in the last...

Seimas approved draft laws relating to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU

The Seimas approved draft laws relating to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Polish nursery-kindergarten in Mickūnai (near Vilnius) will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in just a few months.

Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

L24 talked to the Chairwoman of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Rita Tamašunienė...

Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

Vilnius will for the first time host an external meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) on...
Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) will begin to transport Lithuania-bound postal items from China within the...
Tanker delivers new LNG cargo for Lithuania's Achema

The tanker delivered a new shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway to the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda on...

Lithuanian airports see their passenger, cargo volumes rise this year

Lithuania's state run airport operator Lietuvos Oro Uostai (Lithuanian Airports) serviced 13,400 flights and over 1.32...

Lithuanian Railways to transport Chinese postal items within Lithuania

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) will begin to transport Lithuania-bound postal items from China within the...

IKEA to create digital development team in Vilnius

The franchise holder for IKEA in the Baltic countries and Iceland is about to establish a digital development team in...

Poland's Laude sets up business in Lithuania's Kaunas

Polish transport and logistics company Laude is setting up its business in Lithuania's second-largest city of Kaunas...

US pharmaceutical giant McKesson confirms it's setting up service center in Vilnius

US-based pharmaceutical wholesale giant McKesson has confirmed to that it is setting up a financial service center in...

Apartment, house sales in Lithuania rise 7% in Q1

A total of 27,700 real estate units changed owners via purchase and sale transactions in Lithuania in the first quarter...

World

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended profound condolences on behalf of the Lithuanian people over the bombings in Sri...
Hungary is scheduled to be the lead nation for NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission at Šiauliai, Lithuania,...
Human rights breaches in Brunei, China and Cameroon

MEPs deplore human rights violations and all forms of political repression in Brunei, China and Cameroon.

Plenary highlights: road safety, whistle-blowers, consumer protection

During the last plenary session before May’s elections, MEPs approved new measures requiring life-saving...

Last year, Lithuania allocated almost EUR 50 million to developing countries

On 10 April, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the “Official...

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris destroyed by fire

A major fire broke out in Paris last Monday. It was the Notre Dame Cathedral that was in flames.

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: China’s green light on agricultural production from Lithuania

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, currently attending the 8th Summit of Central and Eastern European Countries &...

EU leaders agree to delay Brexit

At their special meeting in Brussels, EU leaders agreed to delay UK’s withdrawal from the European Union until...

Statement by the European Parliament ahead of the 10 April Brexit Summit

Statement by the Conference of Presidents and the Brexit Steering Group of the European Parliament in preparation of...

Society

Small-Scale LNG industry is booming in Eastern Europe! But success in this market will not be open to all players....
Internet companies should remove terrorist content within one hour after receiving an order from the authorities, to...
Lithuania, other countries sign declaration on Via Carpatia

Lithuanian Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis and his counterparts from Central and Southern Europe...

MEPs approve new CO2 emissions limits for trucks

The first ever EU regulation on CO2 emissions for trucks and lorries was approved by Parliament on Thursday, in an...

Lithuanian govt moves to introduce quotas for foreign workers

The government proposed on Wednesday that the Seimas adopt a law introducing quotas for third-country nationals coming...

Chairman of the Board on central bank digital currencies

Speech by Mr. Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, on the topic of central bank digital...

Lithuania's Novaturas turnover up 12% to EUR 28.8 mln this year

Novaturas, one of the largest tour operators in the Baltic states, posted 28.8 mln euros in revenue in January-March of...

10,000 EU border guards to reinforce external borders

MEPs vote on 17 April on plans to give the EU Border and Coast Guard Agency a standing corps of 10,000 border guards by...

Rail Baltica will ensure smooth military freight movement

The pan-Baltic European standard-gauge railway project Rail Baltica will help to ensure smooth military freight...

Sport

France has won with Belgium 1:0 in the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Today, on July 11th, England will...
The City Council of Kaunas on Tuesday named BC Zalgiris Kaunas head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius an honorary citizen of...
BC Zalgiris Kaunas makes it to Euroleague Final Four

BC Zalgiris Kaunas has made it to the Euroleague Final Four for the first time since 1999.

UEFA chief: Lithuania comes in last in terms of football infrastructure

Lithuania comes in last in Europe in terms of football infrastructure, Aleksander Ceferin, president of UEFA, the...

The President attended the opening ceremony of Winter Olympics

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

Lithuanian president sees off Olympic team

President Dalia Grybauskaite met on Thursday with Lithuania's national team, who are leaving for the 23rd Olympic...

Ball brothers see Lithuanian town as a stop on their journey to NBA

The two teenage sons of LaVar Ball, a flamboyant Los Angeles businessman who has made headlines due to his feud with US...

The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in 2016, against 2015, the value added created in the...

Education

April 17th Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) has signed a partnership agreement with global training and...
Just a decade ago, a mobile phone was an item for calls in early mornings or late evenings, when the rates were lower....
Not a ‘one size fits all’ university

The world is changing and universities should be changing with it. That is the basic idea behind the ECIU’s...

EU plans to invest €9.2 billion in key digital technologies

The EU is set to invest billions in high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and digital...

Systems Biology: Will You Choose Future Speciality?

From September 2018 Vilnius University (VU) has offered a unique international Systems Biology Master's program in...

Future jobs 2029: what will we do when robots take over our jobs?

Joy Adjutant, Data Trash Engineer, Juvenile Cybercrime Rehabilitation Counsellor, Voice UX Designer, E-sports Arena...

Technorama: 18 years of innovations and exceptional inventions

This year Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) will organise Technorama Innovation Fair for the 18th time. Established...

Unlimited Possibilities of 3D Printing Open Up

For people not actively interested in cutting-edge technologies it is still hard to grasp that printing of such...

Swedish Ambassador opened the exhibition on sustainable development at KTU Santaka Valley

In the first week of April, the exhibition “Accepting the challenge – Sweden and the 2030 Agenda” was...

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