Friday, March 24, 2017 11:03
DELFI / Rytis Daukantas
Lithuania will switch to daylight saving time on Sunday, March 26, by setting clocks one hour forward at 3 a.m. local time.
Friday, March 24, 2017 09:28
Povilo Mizgaičio nuotr.
Prosecutors of Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas have opened a pre-trial investigation into the release of untreated wastewater into the River Nemunas by what the authorities suspect is Kauno Vandenys (Kaunas Water) company.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:44
The Iraqis who in December 2015 became the first refugee family relocated to Lithuania under the EU's resettlement program have lost their residence permit as they failed to return to the country from Sweden within six months.
Monday, March 20, 2017 12:36
The biggest share of features and films developed in Russia are broadcast on Lithuania's Lietuvos Rytas TV and BTV, shows a survey published by the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK).
Monday, March 20, 2017 09:45
Lithuania is one of the least popular countries in the European Union (EU) in terms of asylum applications, Eurostat said.
Monday, March 20, 2017 09:33
In an effort to add new vehicles to its transport depot, Lithuania's police plans to purchase about 500 automobiles for patrol tasks this year.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:45
Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
The Association of Honorary Consuls in Lithuania held on Wednesday their yearly meeting in Vilnius Forty-four honorary consuls represent a number of foreign countries in Lithuania. Many represent countries that do not have Embassies or other forms of diplomatic representation in the country. Several do represent countries that have an embassy in Vilnius, but represent a country in cities outside Vilnius, such as Kaunas or Klaipėda.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 15:10
Hot water temperatures in all apartment blocks in Vilnius will be temporarily raised to carry out a thermal disinfection of the hot water systems after three people infected with Legionnaires' disease have died in the Lithuanian capital, the local authority's Emergency Commission decided on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:08
Vilnius police have cracked a heroin supply channel from the Middle East to the Roma settlement in the Lithuanian capital organized and conducted by a Tajik national in close contacts with Roma people in Lithuania.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:59
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has decided to annul 38 out of the 1,328 findings in 2016 and 2017 cases of violence against small children where the investigations were dropped.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:29
Roma nationals moving out of the notorious settlement in Vilnius should be eligible for compensation, which they could use for renting flats outside the settlement.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 15:04
Lithuania's police have opened an investigation into online comments after the recent murder of Ieva Strazdauskaitė.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:15
Almost 68 percent of the Lithuanian population are in favour of the corporal punishment of children being banned by law, a survey carried out by the pollster RAIT for BNS has shown.
Monday, March 13, 2017 12:21
The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) has opened an inquiry into the amount of Russian content broadcast on the country's TV channels.
Monday, March 13, 2017 09:28
Euroleague and Lithuania's Vytautas Magnus University (VDU) on Thursday announced plans to establish a joint program of master's studies – management of sports business.
Monday, March 13, 2017 09:26
Lithuania celebrated on Saturday the 27th anniversary of restoration of independence.
Friday, March 10, 2017 16:41
An emergency has been declared in Vilnius after Legionella bacteria were found in the water systems of several apartment buildings in the Lithuanian capital.
Friday, March 10, 2017 14:38
Eight refugees from Eritrea, a country in northeastern Africa, have been relocated to Lithuania under the European Union (EU) program, the Migration Department said on Friday.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 09:35
Stopkadras / DELFI.TV
The Vilnius Regional Court has cancelled hearings, scheduled for this week, in a mass trial related to the bloody events of January 13, 1991 in Vilnius after Gennady Ivanov, one of the two defendants present in court, fell ill.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 09:35
The May 3 Group set up at the Lithuanian parliament to address national minority policy issues proposes to consider lowering the Seimas election threshold for national minority parties.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 09:35
Andrei Oshurkov, a former military paramedic convicted of spying for Belarus, is to receive 1,500 euros in compensation from the Lithuanian state for non-material damage he suffered while waiting for his sentence in an overcrowded prison cell.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 13:53
Court of first instance in Lithuania find 97 percent of persons on trial guilty, shows statistics published on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:11
The scope of criminal intelligence in Lithuania has increased, with collection of information sanctioned for 5,150 persons last year, which is an increase by 15 percent from 2015, according to data provided by the Prosecutor General's Office to BNS.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 15:18
The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court has handed down yet another ruling on spelling of personal names in documents – it ruled that non-Lithuanian last names of Wardyn and Pauwels should be spelled in personal identification cards in both Lithuanian and non-Lithuanian characters.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 14:57
The Lithuanian government plans to extend the school year to lighten the workload for schoolchildren, Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė said on Tuesday, noting that the school year in most European countries lasts until late June.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:26
The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court is to rule on the spelling of two non-Lithuanian surnames in identify documents.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:16
A working group set up by the Lithuanian prime minister to work out a plan for streamlining the network of scientific and educational institutions will represent the interests of the state, rather than those of individual universities, Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė said on Monday.
Monday, March 6, 2017 14:41
The share of females in top positions in Lithuania is among the biggest across the European Union (EU), Eurostat said on Monday.
Monday, March 6, 2017 09:57
Lithuania's parliament should discuss spelling of non-Lithuanian names in passports, when there is sufficient will to take the decision, says Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.
Monday, March 6, 2017 09:47
The Vilnius University's Santariškės Clinic is the first one to start providing artificial insemination services after adoption of a relevant law – earlier this week, the hospital was granted a license extension, allowing it to provide services of artificial insemination and sex cell bank.