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.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 13:40
A Vilnius court has instructed the Migration Department to reconsider the asylum application from a Kurdish family.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 09:32
DELFI / Kęstutis Cemnolonskis
The Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda has applied to become the European Youth Capital 2020, the city's municipality said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 15:13
Diana Varnaitė, director of the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Department, has proposed envisaging separate funding of maintenance of the Jewish heritage, an idea supported by Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 08:26
Lithuania's Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed the migration authorities to issue a Lithuanian passport to Alexia Gorecki- Mickiewicz , great granddaughter of poet Adomas Mickevičius, with the original spelling of her first and last names on the main page of the passport.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:22
DELFI / Juozas Markevičius
The level of life satisfaction among Lithuanians dropped by 5 percentage points to 70 percent in the fall of 2016 year-on-year, while the nation sees price hike as the main problem, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:50
Lithuanian residents see radio as the most reliable source of information, shows the latest Eurobarometer poll.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 09:21
The Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed migration authorities to include both the Lithuanian version and the original version of a Lithuanian citizen's last name in a passport.
Monday, February 27, 2017 10:09
The Lithuanian Education and Science Ministry has received proposals from interested institutions on how to optimize of the network of universities.
Friday, February 24, 2017 15:10
As Europe is looking into the causes of a radioactive iodine leak that has been detected in different countries in recent weeks, a Lithuanian official says that no traces of iodine have been recorded in Lithuania, adding that the levels of radioactive iodine detected across Europe pose no threat to humans.
Friday, February 24, 2017 14:45
Refugees will be relocated from camps in Greece, Turkey or Italy directly to Lithuanian municipalities that will be willing and ready to take them in, Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis said on Friday.