Latvia and France have signed an inter-governmental agreement in the field of defence. The new agreement states that both countries will cooperate in multiple defence-related fields – development of security and defence concepts, defence and planning policy, cyber-defence, military exercises, etc.
During his visit to US Armed Forces Central Command in Florida, President Donald Trump emphasized support to NATO. However, he also mentioned that most of the member states of the alliance still do not divert sufficient finances to military expenditures.
Irish low-fares airline Ryanair has unveiled that it is reviewing its decision to allow passengers take second free luggage bag on board after it found that passengers abuse the allowance and cause flight delays.
French newsrooms have announced they would work together with Facebook and Google to counter the increase of pre-election fake news.
Finnish customs officers have managed to collect from retailers in several European countries that sell alcohol online over two million euros to cover unpaid taxes, Finnish Customs announced on Monday, February 6.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, also the leader of far-right party National Front, has explained her policy ambitions for the spring presidential election. Addressing supporters in France’s city Lyon, Le Pen evaluated that globalisation meant «manufacturing by slaves for selling to the unemployed».
Romania’s government has taken a U-turn in its attempts to ease punishment to corrupt officials, but mass protests, initially targeting the government move continued on Sunday night.
As artillery attacks intensify in the war in eastern Ukraine, there have been victims on both sides of the frontline after overnight fighting, the warring sides report.
On Thursday, 2 February, Latvia’s Saeima ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The goal of this convention is to enhance global action on global change mitigation, BNN was informed by Saeima’s press-service.