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

Sweden is our close regional partner, Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas says

On April 9 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas discussed security situation in the Baltic Sea region,...

Speaker of the Seimas: ‘Europe needs to focus on the Eastern Partnership’

Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, took part in the Conference of Speakers of the European Union Parliaments...

EU leaders in Brussels to decide on extending Brexit

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Brussels to attend a special meeting of the European Council.

Gas imports: new rules for pipelines from non-EU countries

On 4 April MEPs vote on extending EU gas market rules to pipelines coming from non-EU countries, including Nord Stream...

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

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

Germany's N26 online bank set to return to Lithuania

Germany's online bank N26, which paused operations in Lithuania and Latvia due to uncertain circumstances early this...

Polish PM promises Orlen's expansion in Lithuania

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, currently on a visit to Lithuania, has pledged that Polish oil giant Orlen...

Google to provide payment services from Ireland

US internet giant Google, which has obtained an e-money license in Lithuania but is not offering payment services in...

World

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

L. Linkevičius: We have to create the future of Europe together with our Eastern partners

On 8 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Foreign Affairs Council...

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the decision to lift Juan Guaidó's parliamentary immunity in Venezuela

The EU rejects the decision taken by the non-recognised National Constituent Assembly to lift Juan Guaidó's...

Brexit: visa-free access to the EU for UK nationals and to the UK for Europeans

UK nationals would be able to enter the EU visa-free for short periods after the country’s exit, provided EU...

Society

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

Inventory of Lithuanian-Latvian border to be conducted, markers updated

Preparations are underway to conduct an inventory of the Lithuanian-Latvian state border and update border markers for...

Small-scale carrier delivers LNG to Klaipeda terminal for 1st time

The arrival of the Coral Anthelia in Klaipeda on Sunday evening marked the first time that a small-scale LNG carrier...

Lithuania's Klaipeda plans to further deepen Malku Bay

Lithuania's port of Klaipeda plans to further deepen the Malku Bay in southern part of the port and is set to launch a...

Lithuanians plan to open iLunch restaurants in Moscow, Warsaw

Inovatyvus Restoranai, the owner of six iLunch restaurants operating in Vilnius business centers, is planning to expand...

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

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

Centric IT Solutions Lithuania established scholarships for the most talented IT students

Earlier this month, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and Centric IT Solutions Lithuania signed a cooperation...

Study visit of MBA Entrepreneurship: creativity week – from dream to action

One of the mandatory subjects of MBA Entrepreneurship study programme of Business School, Vilnius University –...

KTU is organising first in Lithuania defence hackathon

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence and Lithuanian Armed Forces are...

Establishing the unique Centre of Excellence for BIM Advancement in the Baltics

Technological advancements has a positive impact on the development of countries worldwide, including Lithuania....

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