At a World War II atrocities site near Vilnius in Lithuania, an international team of researchers has found a tunnel used by Jewish prisoners to escape Nazi soldiers, Israel’s antiquities authority unveiled on June 29.
On Wednesday, 29 June, Saeima’s Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee viewed two collective applications submitted by residents. One applies to cancer treatment and restoration of Victory Square.
The total loan portfolio of Latvia’s banks has grown by 1.2% or EUR 172 million in May. This means that gradual growth of the total loan portfolio continues for the fourth consecutive month – loan portfolio had increased by 0.6% in April, 0.4% in March and 0.1% in February.
After the terrorist attack, Istanbul airport was ruled by horror, chaos and general lack of information about what happened, says a Latvian tourist whose aircraft landed at Istanbul airport shortly before the attack.
The largest global furniture seller Ikea has on June 28 announced it recalls over 35 million chests and dressers in U.S. and Canada after six children lost their lives by tipping them over.
At European Union summit in Brussels on June 28, which is the last such meeting for the UK, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders insisted there can be no negotiation before the UK has formally implemented Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which will start the withdrawal talks.
«The referendum in Britain clearly shows – politicians have to be responsible with their words and actions. The situation after the referendum, on the other hand, demonstrates that Britain’s society was not prepared for such an outcome,» – said the head of Saeima’s European Affairs Committee Lolita Cigane.
Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has submitted materials of a criminal case to the Prosecutor General’s Office, requesting the launch of criminal prosecution of the former chief of Latvijas Dzelzceļš Ugis Magonis for accepting a bribe worth EUR 500,000.
Estonian firm Lindaliin, which operates express ferries in the route Tallinn-Helsinki and Helsinki-Tallinn has added to its number of daily trips reaching the total of 12.
Ventspils Court has yet to accept the plea from Gita Revalde, the dismissed rector of Ventspils University College, against Janis Vitolins, first deputy of the Chairman of Ventspils City Council for infrastructure affairs in relation to his statements about allegedly illegally spent municipal funds at VUC.
Workers of the State Revenue Service had previously noticed a black PR campaign being organized against SRS, according to the report of SRS Finance Police Administration Director Edijs Ceipe presented to the Saeima’s Anti-Corruption Investigation Committee on Monday, 27 June.
With results of Brexit referendum sinking in, over few days, social intolerance in Britain has risen sharply emerging in threats and harassment against non-English inhabitants of the UK.
Maximum air temperature in Latvia will not exceed +21° C…+26° C on Tuesday, 28 June. No significant precipitation is expected. Night-time air temperature will not drop below +10° C…+15° C.