Radio, TV watchdog analyzing Russian content on TV channelsFREE

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.

Vytautas Magnus Uni, Euroleague establish joint masters program of studiesFREE

Monday, March 13, 2017 09:28
Basketball in Kaunas
@Ray Vyšniauskas
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.

Lithuania marks 27 yrs of restored independence with solemn parlt sitting, 2 marchesFREE

Monday, March 13, 2017 09:26
Lithuania celebrated on Saturday the 27th anniversary of restoration of independence.

Vilnius declares emergency over Legionnaires' diseaseFREE

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.

Eight refugees from Eritrea relocated to Lithuania (1)FREE

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.

Man jailed for spying for Belarus to get compensation for poor prison conditionsFREE

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.

Some MPs propose to consider lowering election barrier for Natl minoritiesFREE

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.

Vilnius court suspends 1991 crackdown trial due to defendant's illnessFREE

Thursday, March 9, 2017 09:35
At the January 13 case court hearing
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.

Courts of first instance find 97% of defendants guiltyFREE

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 13:53
Court
TEISMAI.LT
Court of first instance in Lithuania find 97 percent of persons on trial guilty, shows statistics published on Wednesday.

Criminal intelligence scope upFREE

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:11
Stop Police
Policijos departamentas
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.

Court orders non-Lithuanian last names in ID cardsFREE

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.

Lithuania plans to extend school yearFREE

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.

Court to rule on spelling of non-Lithuanian surname in ID card (1)FREE

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.

University network overhaul must reflect state's interestsFREE

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.

Lithuania's rate of female execs among EU's biggestFREE

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.

Spelling of non-Lithuanian names should be considered when there's will to approveFREE

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.

Santariškės Clinic 1st to provide artificial insemination under new lawFREE

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.

Court instructs Migration Department decide on asylum for Kurdish familyFREE

Thursday, March 2, 2017 13:40
A Vilnius court has instructed the Migration Department to reconsider the asylum application from a Kurdish family.

Klaipėda applies for European Youth CapitalFREE

Thursday, March 2, 2017 09:32
Youth at the Klaipėda port
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.

Separate programme proposed for Jewish heritage maintenanceFREE

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.