World class museum will open In LithuaniaFREE

Monday, February 13, 2017 09:22
International museum professionals and architects are working on Museum of Šeduva Jewish history, which will be using the most advanced technologies to tell its visitors about the history and culture of similar Litvak shtetls.

Archeologists guess finding guerrilla bodies on Gediminas Hill slopeFREE

Friday, February 10, 2017 14:59
Overall view from above
Lietuvos nacionalinio muziejaus archyvas
Lithuanian archeologists discovered remains of four persons on the top of the Gediminas Hill in downtown Vilnius, guessing they could be the bodies of the participants of the 1863-1864 uprising.

Seimas not to rush with Natl Minority Law, name-spelling - SpeakerFREE

Friday, February 10, 2017 14:41
The National Minority Law and spelling of non-Lithuanian names in personal documents will not be rushed, as they are still subject to discussions and proposals, says Lithuanian Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis.

Understanding Lithuania (15)FREE

Friday, February 10, 2017 11:03
It is often said that to understand a culture you first need to understand the language. There’s definitely something in that but I’ll come back to that later.

Jewish property compensation funds used properly in 2016 - auditorsFREE

Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:24
Žydų (Jews) Str. in Vilnius
The Lithuanian National Audit Office (NAO), which in previous years identified certain irregularities in the use of compensation funds for Jewish religious communities' immovable property, says that the latest audit of the Good Will Foundation, which administers the money, has revealed no problems.

Lithuania: my journey of returnFREE

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 15:23
As a Cape Town born Jew, my life has come full circle. Although I was born after his death, my zeida, Rabbi Shimon Ze’ev Aysenberg, played an indelible influence in my life. My father, Isaac Eisenberg, born in a stable in Mogilov, Belarus, in 1922, a medical doctor and writer, spent his life interpreting his childhood memories.

President proposes amendments to allow Snoras' CEO trial in absentiaFREE

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 11:56
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday proposed amendments that would enable prosecution of financial offenders who have fled the country.

Minister of Education: University students numbers to fall until 2025FREE

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 11:11
Lithuania's higher education network needs restructuring is needed not only to ensure better quality but also in response to demographic numbers, as the number of university student will be on the downward scale up until 2025, says Lithuania's Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė.

Lolita Zero: Haters see in me a reflection of what they themselves want to beFREE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 11:41
"The Eurovision stage is too small for my talent and ambition. It is but a stepping stone on my way to world fame. And trust me, it is not my ego or my horns speaking, it is the reality," says Lolita Zero who invaded the Lithuanian pop scene with a bang, Soho Club wrote in a press release.

Vytautas Magnus, Education Sciences universities plan merger by 2018 (1)FREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 15:46
The Vytautas Magnus University
DELFI / Paulius Garkauskas
Representatives of the Vytautas Magnus University and the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences have signed an integration agreement, which envisages merger by 2018.

Lietuva Cinema to be demolished. Welcome Modern Art Center (3)FREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 13:09
1 February was the last day for Lithuanians to say goodbye to a city landmark. The Lietuva Cinema is soon going to be demolished. The new owners, the Modern Art Center (MAC), threw a bit of a party and invited citizens to visit the place one last time. The place had closed down in 2005 and now the decaying structure will be flattened in February.

Violation control, traffic monitoring systems planned for roads (1)FREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 10:13
Speed cameras
DELFI / Juozas Markevičius
Over 20 traffic violation control and monitoring systems should be installed on Lithuania's main roads by 2020 to record weight of heavy vehicles, speeding and other violations.

Lithaunia stops search for fisherman missing in Baltic Sea (1)FREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 09:58
Storm in the Baltic Sea
DELFI / Erikas Skardžius
The 18-hour search for a fisherman reported missing in the Baltic Sea was terminated in Lithuania on Sunday evening.

Kaunas might apply for European Youth CapitalFREE

Monday, February 6, 2017 09:51
Kaunas Town Hall
DELFI / Rafael Achmedov
Municipality of Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas aims to become the European Youth Capital, with a vote planned in the city council next week on whether it should send in its application.

Lithuania plans to regulate by law home birthsFREE

Friday, February 3, 2017 14:47
Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has set up a working group that has until next summer to come up with proposals for putting in place a legal framework for home births.

Sodra extends deadline for paying off compulsory health insurance arrearsFREE

Friday, February 3, 2017 12:38
After causing an uproar by warning thousands of people to pay overdue compulsory health insurance contributions or face sanctions, the Lithuanian state-run social insurance fund Sodra said on Friday that it will wait for a month before taking action to recover the arrears.

Lithuanian and Hollywood films dominated Lithuania's cinemas in 2016FREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 15:55
Lithuanian cinemas were visited by over 3.6m people last year. Ticket sales reached more than €17.5m. A total of 291 films including 17 national productions were screened in 2106.

IVF procedures in Lithuania come to halt after new law takes effect - officialFREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 14:53
Healthcare providers in Lithuania stopped offering assisted reproduction treatment to new patients after a new law took effect in January as they have to renew their licenses, the director of the State Health Care Accreditation Agency said on Thursday.

Lithuanian, UK officers conduct joint human trafficking probeFREE

Thursday, February 2, 2017 12:08
Lithuanian and UK officers are conducting a joint probe into human trafficking, police in the port city of Klaipėda said on Thursday.

Audience of news on Russian TV channels down by 1/3 in LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:46
Vladimiras Putinas o a TV set
Vladimiras Putinas o a TV set
The number of viewers news broadcasts on Russian-language television channels has declined by a third in Lithuania, shows a poll published by the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.