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Acting in accordance with the Constitution, the Law on Courts and taking into account the proposal submitted by...
Concluding the banking union, beefing up democratic accountability, and developing a budget for the Eurozone were...
L. Linkevičius: NATO must continue to strengthen its deterrence and defense posture, with special focus on the Baltic Sea region

On 16 February in Munich, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a discussion...

Parliament this week: Erasmus, trade and climate change

Future funding for the Erasmus+ programme, the EU’s long-term climate strategy and trade negotiations with the US...

Plenary highlights: Singapore trade, animal transport, road safety

MEPs approved a trade deal with Singapore as well plans to screen foreign investment and better protect the victims of...

Lithuania to hold May referendum on cutting number of MPs

A referendum on reducing the number of lawmakers to 121 from the existing 141 will be held on May 12 alongside the...

The President will go to Poland for a state visit

President Dalia Grybauskaitė will go on a state visit to Poland where she will meet with the leaders of Poland:...

EU cross-border payments outside Eurozone: MEPs scrap excessive fees

Banks should charge equally for cross-border payments in euro and domestic payments and make currency conversion costs...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte: “Europe must listen to the people”

Europe is facing “a fork in the road”, as “the people are urgently asking to be heard,” Italian...

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

Electricity market prices fell by around 10 percent across the Baltic region last week, driven down, among other...
Global cryptocurrency platform Blockchain opened an office in Vilnius on Tuesday, with plans to hire several tens of...
Supervision engineer's selection stalls Ignalina NPP waste repository tender

As the technical supervision tender for the construction of a waste repository for Lithuania's Ignalina nuclear power...

Zilinskis ir Co to build transformer station in Lithuania's Alytus for EUR 21.6 mln

Zilinskis ir Co, a Lithuanian energy infrastructure builder, has won the tender for the expansion of the transformer...

LEG receives EUR 9.3 mln paid by Alstom Power as compensation to Lithuania

The Finance Ministry transferred on Monday around 9.28 mln euros to Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (Lithuanian Energy...

UK payments firm Earthport sets up unit in Vilnius

Earthport, a UK-based cross-border payments firm that the world's credit card giants Visa and MasterCard are battling...

Swedish Eastnine purchases offices in S7 office complex in the CBD of Vilnius

Lithuanian real estate development company M.M.M. projektai announced that its controlled company XXT signed an...

Fitch affirms Lithuania's credit rating at A-

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Lithuania's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) at "A-" with a positive...

Grocer Rimi's FY sales in Lithuania rise 3.6%

Rimi Lietuva, one of Lithuania's biggest grocery chains, increased its sales by 3.6% last year compared with 2017 to...

World

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether the British Capacity Market scheme to...
On 18 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Foreign Affairs...
Lithuanian and Japanese Foreign Ministers discuss bilateral cooperation plans in Munich

On 15 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who was attending the Munich Security...

Creative solutions to Brexit discussed during conversation with Theresa May

President Dalia Grybauskaitė spoke by phone with British Prime Minister Theresa May. The call took place at the U.K...

A. Zananavičius: Embassy in London strengthens capacities in the run-up to Brexit

On 13 February, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius presented steps taken by the...

In the lead-up to BREXIT: Government pays special attention to the rights and business interests of Lithuanian citizens

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a compendium of legislative measures needed to prepare for the possible no-deal...

L. Linkevičius attends the Warsaw Ministerial on Peace and Security in the Middle East

On 13-14 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Ministerial to...

Human Rights breaches in Saudi Arabia, Chechnya and Zimbabwe

MEPs deplore the arrests of human rights defenders and violent attacks on civil society in Saudi Arabia, Chechnya and...

Parliament gives green light to EU-Singapore trade and investment protection deals

Parliament endorsed the free trade and investment protection deals between EU and Singapore, serving as blueprint for...

Society

Novaturas, one of the largest tour operators in Lithuania, posted 5.4 million euros in net profits last year, down by a...
2018. Last year was very successful for airport partners providing retail and catering services. Shops and cafés...
Vilnius to invite architects to propose ideas for natl concert hall

Representatives of the Vilnius City Municipality, the Ministry of Culture and the International Union of Architects...

Bank of Lithuania position on virtual assets and initial coin offering reflects changing market realities

Taking into account current market developments and evolving regulatory regimes as well as seeking to ensure a level...

Take medical use of cannabis seriously, say MEPs

MEPs propose ways to address research gaps on medical cannabis and call on member states to seize the potential of...

Number of flights in Lithuanian airspace rises 3.8% to 19,000 in January

The total number of flights handled in Lithuanian airspace rose by 3.8% in January compared with a year ago to 19,000...

City of Vilnius takes step toward approving national stadium agreement

The City Council of Vilnius gave on Wednesday its preliminary approval to an agreement on the construction of a...

The unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 6%, in Q4 2018

In IV quarter 2018, the unemployment rate stood at 6%. The male unemployment rate stood at 6.4, female – 5.5%. In...

Lithuania to look for airlines for business flights to Paris, Munich, transmin says

Lithuania will kook for air companies for business flights from Vilnius to Paris and Munich in 18-24 months with the...

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

We should not believe that technologies of virtual reality are only needed for games and other forms of entertainment....
PhD students of the Faculty of Medicine at Vilnius University (VU) participated in a course of lectures “Research...
Researchers in economics awarded €10 and €5 thousand from Bank of Lithuania

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania granted three researchers in economics awards for scientific activities and...

Figure out the benefits of Erasmus+ programme

Can't decide if you should go on Erasmus? That’s pretty normal. The most difficult part is the decision!Have you...

Visit MRU Stand @ Vilnius Book Fair Feb. 21-24th

Feb.21-24th, 2019, students and academics are invited to visit the MRU stand at the Vilnius Book Fair, which will be...

The new procedure for student performance assessment and earning credits comes into force from this semester

The new procedure for student performance assessment and earning credits comes into force from this semester as Vilnius...

Vilnius University scientist Dr Urtė Neniškytė to receive a prestigious international award

On February 11th, 2019, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO For Women in Science programme announced the...

Maths for industry workshop, unique in the Baltics returns to KTU

This year, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is organising the mathematical workshop for solving business and...

Business incubator of CERN will be established in the Sunrise Valley

On January 25 President of the Republic of Lithuania J.E Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the World Economic Forum, where...

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