Latvian President Andris Berzins has asked parties of the forming coalition to reach an agreement on the division of ministries by October 29th, as confirmed by Unity’s leader Solvita Aboltina after her meeting with the President.
Russian investigators, looking into the circumstances in which the plane of Total oil company's CEO crashed on October 20 at a Moscow airport, have said that negligence and intoxication had caused the tragic accident.
Cynologists of the Latvian Customs Office and their four-legged colleagues have found an amount of undeclared money worth more than EUR 151,393 this year.
This week, freezing temperatures have been registered in northern and eastern Europe, but despite ministerial meetings no agreement on gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine has been reached.
Residents of Pargauja municipality suspect votes were possibly bought in favour of Harmony in the recent Saeima elections.
Citadele Bank’s potential buyer – American Ripplewood Holdings – would be allowed to sell it two years after purchase.
General government budget deficit at the end of 2013 comprised EUR 199.6 million or 0.9 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and the general government consolidated gross debt comprised EUR 8875.9 million or 38.2 % of the GDP.
In the past couple of months there has been an increase in the number of thefts of headlights from luxurious cars in Latvia. Three cases of stolen headlights from Porsche Cayenne cars have been submitted to KASKO. The average insurance claim for a replacement headlight for Porsche Cayenne is EUR 2,900, as noted by If Insurance company.
German Lufthansa airline was forced to cancel flights: 06:00 Riga-Frankfurt and 13:00 Frankfurt-Riga due to a pilots’ strike this Tuesday, October 21st.
The efforts of the Lithuanian government to find new export markets amid Russian food embargo are paying back – the Baltic country's Prime Minister evaluated this year's achievements on Monday, October 20.
«We will stand with what we have accomplished to the end. We will not allow the budget to be drained, because it would be unreasonable and simply populist. We will not allow the state debt to explode. Latvia’s reputation may be ruined should this happen,» – said Latvian Finance Minister Andris Vilks in his interview to 900 seconds programme of LNT.
At a Moscow airport, on the night to October 21, a private jet has crashed taking the lives of three crew members and a passenger – Christophe de Margerie, Chief Executive Officer of Europe's third largest oil company Total.
Unable to reach a compromise in regard to division of areas of influence, partners of the ruling coalition in Latvia cannot seem to find common ground with each other and remain each with their own vision of priorities.
Latvian Security Police has launched the seventh criminal process for the possible act of buying votes during the 12th Saeima elections. One person has been detained as part of one such case.
During the first nine months of 2014 mortality decline was observed in Latvia. 21 155 deaths were registered in the country, which is 387 fewer than in the first nine months of 2013. However, the number of deaths increased in September.
In spite of recently voiced opinions, it is necessary to wait for an official statement from Swedish authorities in regard to the recent supposed discovery of the Swedish Navy near the Swedish Archipelago, as noted in the Latvian Defence Ministry.