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First Deputy Chancellor of the Government Deividas Matulionis has met with Dimitrios Xenitelli, the new Greek...
President Gitanas Nausėda is on a working visit in Brussels for the European Council summit, held to negotiate the...
Parliament this week: AI, drinking water, EU long-term budget

The impact of artificial intelligence and new rules on water quality are among the topics being dealt with in...

The President: firm first steps made in negotiations on the funding of cohesion policy and direct payments for farmers

President Gitanas Nausėda met with Charles Michel, President of the European Council. During the working dinner the...

The President will meet with President of the European Council Charles Michel

On February 11, President Gitanas Nausėda will go on a visit to Brussels to meet with Charles Michel, President of the...

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister meets new U.S. Ambassador

On 6 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of the...

Effective deterrence and defence at the eastern NATO borders is our common commitment, Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says

“The NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group is very much more than a multinational unit on a...

The Prime Minister supports the EC plan for reducing pollution in the Baltic Sea

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries to discussed...

Lagarde discusses the European Central Bank’s policy revamp with MEPs

ECB President Christine Lagarde, on Thursday fielded questions from the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on the...

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

FL Technics, an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider controlled by Lithuanian businessman...
Swedbank has has began providing the option to receive payments by American Express cards in Estonia, Latvia and...
Belarus orders two more oil tankers via Lithuania's Klaipeda

Two more tankers with oil for Belarus are scheduled to arrive in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda in March, bringing...

Lithuania's national budget revenue EUR 14 mln above target in January

Lithuania's central government and municipalities collected a total of 927.5 mln euros in budget revenue in January, 14...

Lithuania posts EU's largest increase in Jan new car sales - ACEA

New car sales in Lithuania grew at the fastest rate in the European Union in January, according to the latest figures...

Klaipeda posts 15% drop to 3.4 mln tons in cargo traffic for January

The seaport of Klaipeda handled 3.4 miln tons of cargo in January, down by 15% from 4 mln tons a year ago, the port...

DIY chain Kesko Senukai posts 19% growth in Baltic sales for 2019

Building and home improvement supplies chain Kesko Senukai increased net sales in the Baltic countries to 715.5 mln...

Coronavirus brings number of transit flights in Lithuania down

The coronavirus outbreak in China is already affecting the logistics business in Lithuania as the number of transit...

Most Lithuanians reluctant to invest their savings, survey finds

More than half of Lithuanians keep their savings in their current account and only one in ten invest their money.

World

On 19 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the outgoing Ambassador of...
On 20 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister of Foreign...
Deividas Matulionis: Japan has never been so close

First Deputy Chancellor of the Government Deividas Matulionis has met with a delegation led by Special Advisor to the...

President Gitanas Nausėda and European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen discussed Lithuania’s priorities for the EU budget

President Gitanas Nausėda has arrived for a working visit to Brussels where he will attend the European Council...

Budgetary Control Committee asks for stronger measures to protect EU spending

On Wednesday, the Budgetary Control Committee signed off on the Commission’s 2018 budget, but rules to fight...

L. Linkevičius: We look forward to positive decision on opening EU accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia

On 17 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in...

Linas Linkevičius: France, a strategic partner in enhancing Lithuanian security

On 10 February Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius had a meeting with French Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Syria, Africa, Venezuela and US Middle East plan to be debated

MEPs will debate the US’ recently presented Middle East plan, the new EU-Africa strategy and the current security...

Debate on improving the EU’s enlargement process

MEPs will discuss proposals on how to strengthen the EU accession process, at 18:30.

Society

Representatives of American electric car giant Tesla are in Vilnius on Thursday as the company is considering creating...
Norwegian police investigating suspicions of employee exploitation by Vlantana Norge have searched the Lithuanian-owned...
Job vacancies in Lithuania rise 7.7% in 2019

The number of registered job vacancies for salaried employees in Lithuania totaled 17,300 at the end of 2019, up by...

Leonhard Weiss replaces Hidrostatyba on Rail Baltica stretch in Lithuania

German-owned Estonian company Leonhard Weiss has replaced Hidrostatyba, a Lithuanian company that filed for...

The Roop to represent Lithuania at Eurovision in Rotterdam

Lithuania picked its representative for the annual Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday and will be represented by The...

Lithuanian minister: Baltics close to compromise on Astravyets electricity imports

The Baltic countries may in the coming weeks reach a common position on restricting electricity imports from Belarus'...

Lithuania's Maxima destroys 160 tons of meat

Maxima, one of the largest retail chains in Lithuania, which sold some 11 tons of possibly salmonella-contaminated meat...

Lithuania's Maxima halts sale of fresh meat due to contamination in Biovela produce

Lithuania's retail chain Maxima on Friday halted the sale of fresh meat after microbiological contamination was...

Growing career opportunities attract employees from abroad to Kaunas

According to preliminary data of the Department of Statistics, 2019 was a record year for Lithuania in terms of...

Sport

2020 is set to be a big year for sport in Lithuania. This is because the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup will be held here....
Lithuania's police said on Thursday it had launched two pre-trial investigations into allegedly fixed matches after the...
Seimas approved the updated convention regulating safety and security at sports events

The Seimas denounced the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular...

Lithuanian football fan gets EUR 30 fine for approaching Ronaldo

Lithuania's police has issued a fine of 30 euros to a fan who stormed onto the football pitch in Vilnius and approached...

Vilnius Makes Bid to Host Ronaldo and Messi Dinner

Ten of the best restaurants in Vilnius had reserved tables for “Ronaldo&Messi,” and a local artist...

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte gets disqualified by FINA for two years

Lithuania's retired swimming start Ruta Meilutyte has been disqualified by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)...

Robert Tvorogal wins the gold medal of the European Games

Robert Tvorogal, a gymnast from Vilnius, won the golden medal at the Second European Games held in Minsk.

France reaches the 2018 World Cup Final!

France has won with Belgium 1:0 in the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Today, on July 11th, England will...

Education

The European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) – international organisation that places the...
On February 13, Ian B. Spielman, a prominent physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in...
Shaping Europe's digital future: Commission presents strategies for data and Artificial Intelligence

the Commission unveils its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of...

Lithuanian chemist’s success in Ireland: discovery of biological sensor to solve water pollution

The group of scientists from Trinity College Dublin created a biological sensor that detects and traps water pollutants...

NASA interns will continue their research at KTU laboratories

Fresh from the Silicon Valley, where they completed the 16-week-long internship at NASA Ames Research Centre, Deividas...

Win €5,000 for funding your master’s at KTU

KTU’s partner educations.com is offering a €5,000 scholarship for studying master’s in Europe. To be...

KTU researcher from India: Kaunas has changed immensely

“Anywhere in the world you go, and I mean – anywhere – if you have skills you will definitely get the...

Lithuanian scientists contributed to creating the world record breaking tandem solar cell

29.15 per cent efficiency is the new world record for a tandem solar element. The record-breaking solar cell made of...

Egyptian Writing on Drones & Dreams of Life in Europe After MRU Diploma

The food, culture, customs and weather all differ from what Egyptian student Rasha Geneid was accustomed to in her home...

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