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Tuesday 25.09.2018 | Name days: Rauls, Rodrigo

Latvia to investigate defamation of Latvian financial sector pointed to by ABLV Bank

At the request of the ABLV Bank, which is currently subject to liquidation, Latvian criminal police has opened proceedings over spreading false information on the situation of the Latvian financial sector, according to the chief of the Latvian State Police, Ints Ķuzis.

Hungary has to feed asylum seekers in detention centres, notes ECHR

Hungarian migration authorities have to ensure food to rejected asylum seekers in detention centres on its border who are appealing the decision, has noted the European Court of Human Rights.

UK gives advice to population for «no-deal» EU divorce

As the UK and the European Union has not yet arrived at a Brexit deal, British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has outlined practical advice for the scenario if the UK leaves the EU without a deal in 2019.

Memorials for Holocaust victims defiled in Estonia

In Kalevi-Liiva, a site of Nazi German atrocities in northern Estonia, memorials for Holocaust victims have been vandalised and the police are looking for the vandals.

Shadow economy in Ukraine grows to 33%

The part of Ukrainian economy where paying taxes is avoided has in the first quarter of 2018 been 33%, official estimates show as reported by UNIAN.

EU's wind research satellite sent to Earth's orbit

The European Union has sent to the Earth's orbit a satellite to study global wind patterns that could help improve weather forecasting.

Tsipras sees Greece's end of bailout borrowing as liberation

Greece ending its bailout programme and the direct influence of international lenders on decisions about its government spending, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stated that the country has become free again.

Collapsed Genoa bridge company to spend 500 million euros on relief

As Italy tries to deal with the tragedy of the Genoa bridge collapse that took the lives of over 40 people, private toll road operator that was in charge of the bridge said it would provide relief funds of 500 million euros.

War plane in Sweden crashes after colliding with bird

In Sweden's south, a locally-produced figter jet has crashed after flying onto a bird, the country's military stated.

Police wages in Estonia raised by cutting number of jobs

Less police officers are visible on the streets in Estonia as the country's Police and Border Guard has conducted a reduction of the number of position to increase wages of patrolling officers, thus working on a more motivated force since 2015.

Ukrainian film director's hunger strike in prison continues for 100 days

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov has been holding a hunger strike for 100 days in a prison in the Russian Arctic having been sentenced for terrorism against Russian occupation authorities in Crimea.

Greece ends receiving loans as part of its huge bailout programme

Greece arrived at the end of its financial borrowing programme from international lenders on Monday, emerging from the country's and eurozone's most difficult times in recent history.

Tens of thousands sing to mark Estonia's restoration of independence

52,772 people have joined a singing event to mark the anniversary of the restoration of Estonian independence, with the majority of the singers singing along on the internet.

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