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The NATO Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held in Warsaw on 8–9 July...

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Polish education in Lithuania

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100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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Economy

Studio Libeskind has won an international competition organized by Lords LB Asset Management to design a new...
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SEB keeps Lithuania's 2016 GDP growth forecast unchanged at 2.8%

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Swedbank in Baltic posts profits’ growth in Q1

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Share of environmental taxes in Lithuania below EU average

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PPS Pipeline Systems wins EUR 11.2 mln contract in Lithuania

Lithuania's gas pipeline construction company MT Group and Germany's gas pipeline group PPS Pipeline Systems have won a...

DNB raises Lithuania's 2016 GDP growth forecast to 3%

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World

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President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to King...
Lithuanian Embassy in Kyiv holds meeting of NATO Ambassadors

A meeting of NATO Ambassadors took place at the Embassy of Lithuania in Ukraine on 27 April. The meeting focused on...

Lithuania-Portugal political consultations held in Lisbon

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EU proposes new approach to better support displaced people through its external...

European Commission puts forward new approach to change the way refugees and displaced people are supported in external...

Lithuania-Romania partnership discussed in Vilnius

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The President will sign agreement on climate change in New York

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Society

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Lithuania coordinates its energy strategy with Sweden

Lithuania is discussing its energy strategy with Sweden's energy experts to ensure that the visions of the two...

Lithuanian Railways, Germany's DB Cargo sign freight forwarding agreement

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The world’s most advanced U.S. fighter jets land in Lithuania

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About 900,000 declare 2015 income in Lithuania

A week until the end of annual declaration of residents' income and properties, about 900,000 Lithuanian residents have...

Syrian family relocated to Lithuania under EU program

A Syrian family of five arrived in Lithuania from Turkey in early hours of Monday under the European Union's (EU)...

Preventing radicalisation among young people

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MEPs call for a more innovative single market, stripped of unjustified barriers

Ways to unleash the full potential of the single market to the benefit of consumers, employees and businesses, in...

Sport

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LKF) says it sees no alternative to the International Basketball Federation...
A friendly football match was held in Moscow last Saturday. Unfortunately, it was unsuccessful for our team....
Mayor of the Vilnius district met the basketball players of 'Lietuvos...

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Last Tuesday, on 9th February, the authorities of the Vilnius district met the manager of the basketball club 'Lietuvos...

Christmas Run in Vilnius

40th Christmas Run took place last Sunday in Vilnius.

2015 WORLD WOMEN HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: NORWAY WON GOLD

In the final of the 2015 IHF World Women's Handball Championship, which was held in Herning (Denmark), Norway won 31 -...

Searches at Lithuanian football federation are carried out

Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service is carrying out searches at the office of the Lithuanian Football...

EURO 2016 QUALIFICATIONS: POLAND IN GROUP C WITH GERMANY

The draw ceremony of Euro 2016 took place on Saturday in Paris. Poland was placed in Group C together with Germany....

French as champions of Europe in volleyball

For the first time in history France won the gold medal in the European Volleyball Championship.

Huge sports event in the Vilnius district

A contest of the Vilnius district cross-country run was organized by the Department of Tourism, Sports and Culture of...

Education

Centers intended to boost the interest of school students in exact sciences are planned in ten cities of Lithuania.
From Monday 2 May SocialErasmus Week full of events for international and local students starts. Erasmus Student...
Ultrasound to Safely Measure Brain Pressure: KTU’s Researcher Arminas Ragauskas...

Elevated cranial pressure, the result of head traumas and brain tumours, is a potentially deadly complication. But...

T.C. Edwin Cheng - a guest from Hong Kong

April 29, this Friday, the community of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University will have the opportunity to listen to...

VU Professor Receives a Prestigious Award

On 25 April Valentina Dagienė, VU professor of Mathematics and Informatics receives the prestigious Ada Lovelace...

2016 ATEE SPRING CONFERENCE EDUCATION FOR HEALTH SOCIETY

Klaipėda University, Klaipėda, Lithuania, has the honor to welcome and host the Association for Teacher Education in...

Rise of the robots: "There are some urgent questions we have to find answers...

Robots are increasingly becoming more important. Not only are they being used in areas such as medicine, agriculture...

The First University Endowment Set up in Lithuania

A new page in the history of cooperation between the VU and business community has been opened – Vilnius...

Open Seminars at KTU International Staff Week

International Staff Week April 25 to 29 at Kaunas University of Technology will invite to seminars and discussions on...

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2016-05-01

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Scattered showers

13°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 70%
Monday 8°C / 15°C Scattered showers
Tuesday 7°C / 15°C Mostly cloudy
Wednesday 8°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Thursday 7°C / 16°C Scattered thunderstorms
Friday 6°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 7°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Mostly cloudy

13°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 70%
Monday 8°C / 15°C Scattered showers
Tuesday 6°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 6°C / 17°C Partly cloudy
Thursday 8°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Friday 8°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 7°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Mostly cloudy

14°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 56%
Monday 7°C / 15°C Mostly cloudy
Tuesday 7°C / 16°C Scattered showers
Wednesday 6°C / 15°C Showers
Thursday 6°C / 15°C Partly cloudy
Friday 8°C / 17°C Partly cloudy
Saturday 10°C / 17°C Partly cloudy
 

 

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