bnn.lv Latviski   bnn-news.com English   bnn-news.ru По-русски
Wednesday 29.07.2015 | Name days: Vidmants, Edmunds, Edžus

Russia's rouble down to four-month low against euro

Affected by growing global oil oversupply and falling oil prices, Russia's national currency – the rouble – has hit a four-month low against the euro.

Fake Apple smartphone factory persecuted in China

Chinese police has raided a factory blamed for producing around 41 000 counterfeit Apple iPhones.

NATO to discuss Turkey's involvement in warfare in Syria and Iraq

Representatives of the 28 NATO states are expected to hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday, July 28, to discuss Turkey's recent raids against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.

Eurotunnel under English Channel resumes normal operation after delays caused by migrants

Eurotunnel freight, car and passenger railway services are returning to normal schedule on Monday, July 27, after work overnight to clear delays following disruption caused by migrants.

July 24 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

July 22 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

EC provides Ukraine a loan of EUR 600 million

On Wednesday, 22 July, European Commission provided Ukraine a loan of EUR 600 million on behalf of the European Union. This is the first payment in the new macro finance assistance programme that is set to provide a total of EUR 1.8 billion.

July 21 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

EU unable to agree on relocation of 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece

On Monday, 20 July, EU leaders failed to reach a final agreement on the relocation of 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece in the next two years, as reported by officials.

July 20 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

PM: Latvia can block agreement between EU and Greece if need be

In the event of doubts about Greece’s ability to carry out reforms, Latvia will be able to block the agreement between the EU and Greece, said Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma after the extraordinary meeting of the government on 17 July.

Authorities pull 454,000 counterfeit euro notes from circulation

A total of 454,000 counterfeit euro notes were pulled from circulation in the first half-year of 2015. This is 10.5% less than the volume of counterfeit notes pulled from circulation in the second half-year of 2014, but still more than the first half-year of the same year.

Coalition parties remain sceptical about Greek bailout plan

Partners of the ruling coalition in Latvia agreed this Friday, 17 July, that the government will agree to provide a mandate to Finance Minister Janis Reirs in order to him to participate in European finance ministers talks about the bailout plan for Greece.

EP asks Egypt to ensure the rule of law in repeated review of Greste’s case

Following an initiative from Vice-President Sandra Kalniete of European People’s Party, representatives of factions present in the European Parliament have turned to Egypt’s law enforcement institutions with a request to ensure the rule of law in the repeated review of journalist Peter Greste’s case.

Newest comments