Lithuania puts pink soup on the map

Chefs across Lithuania are now tweaking their famous cold beetroot soup, or ‘saltibarsciai’ recipe in a bid to drive up tourism Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more Lithuania puts pink soup on the map

Baltic states open Europe’s first corona pandemic ‘travel bubble’ as restrictions ease | ABC News

While the curve steepens in Russia, to the country’s west in the Baltic States the outbreak has been largely contained. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have opened their common borders, creating the first “travel bubble” within the European Union in a bid to jump-start economies broken down by the coronavirus pandemic. A dozen Estonian border guards … Read more Baltic states open Europe’s first corona pandemic ‘travel bubble’ as restrictions ease | ABC News

Lithuania reopens its restaurants with strict rules as country eases Covid-19 lockdown

As European countries start to gradually ease lockdown measures against the coronavirus pandemic, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius is allowing cafés and restaurants to reopen but only if businesses abide to strict social distancing rules: only outdoor dining is permitted. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Lithuania reopens its restaurants with strict rules as country eases Covid-19 lockdown

EU closes external borders amid Coronavirus pandemic

Security was stepped up at the frontier between France and Spain…Many residents in European border towns are used to crossing from one country to another several times a day.But not any more. Now they must provide documentation stating whether they are heading home, to work, or to the doctor.BORDER CONTROL GUARD UPSOTYou have to prove … Read more EU closes external borders amid Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus global risk raised to ‘very high’ as first British person dies

With news of the first British death and the first cases in Northern Ireland and Wales Boris Johnson has said the coronavirus is the Government’s top priority. He said he’d discussed the UK’s preparedness with the Health Secretary and the chief medical officer – but he won’t be chairing an emergency Cobra meeting until Monday. … Read more Coronavirus global risk raised to ‘very high’ as first British person dies

Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts – BBC News

The coronavirus outbreak has reached a “decisive point” and has “pandemic potential”, World Health Organization head Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus says. His comments come as countries around the world battle to prevent the virus spreading further. For a second day, more cases have been reported outside than inside China. Iran and Italy have become major centres … Read more Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts – BBC News

Why are populations in Eastern and Central Europe in freefall? | The Stream

The world’s population is increasing, with the United Nations projecting that it may grow from 7.7 billion people in 2019 to 9.7 billion in 2050. Half of the projected rise is expected to be driven by population growth in a handful of countries including India, Democratic Republic of Congo and the United States. But growth … Read more Why are populations in Eastern and Central Europe in freefall? | The Stream

“The last ones”: Henri, arrested with 13 family members

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. We’ll be hearing from survivors in Sophie Nahum’s series “The Last Ones”. Among them is Henri, a child of Polish migrants, who was arrested in western France when he was only fifteen years old. He was one of the 878 people … Read more “The last ones”: Henri, arrested with 13 family members

Jailed spy’s relief at going home for Christmas – BBC News

A Norwegian pensioner convicted of spying in Moscow says he was wrong to trust an intelligence officer who recruited him to pass on payment for secrets about Russia’s atomic submarine fleet. Frode Berg has just returned home after complex negotiations led him being included in a spy swap between Russia and Lithuania. His arrest and … Read more Jailed spy’s relief at going home for Christmas – BBC News

Bloom Twins – Set Us Free

“Set Us Free” Filming took place in United States Of America, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Kingdom of Thailand, Singapore, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Norway, Maldives. “We tend to forget about simple pleasures in life that make us happy. The world is our oyster. It’s only needed to be pried open … Read more Bloom Twins – Set Us Free

MTG Retains Premier League Rights Until 2016

Modern Times Group has retained the rights for the Barclays Premier League until the end of the 2015 / 2016 season. The broadcasting group already had the tournament’s television rights for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and is now confirmed as the supplier in the region for a further three seasons. MTG holds the Baltic rights … Read more MTG Retains Premier League Rights Until 2016

Anders Fogh Rasmussen Visits Baltic States on Whirlwind Tour

The UN Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen is on a whirlwind tour of Baltic States with stops in Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia at the end of January 2012. On 19th January, Mr Rasmussen will meet the Lithuanian President, Dalia Grybauskaite, and Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius as well as other officials from the Seimas. In the … Read more Anders Fogh Rasmussen Visits Baltic States on Whirlwind Tour

UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Another slew of UEFA Euro 2012 fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday 6th September 2011, as 46 nations look to get three points closer to the tournament, which takes place in Poland and Ukraine in the summer of 2012. Of particular interest are the matches between England and Wales, at … Read more UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Baltic States Celebrate 20 Years of Independence

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are celebrating 20 years of independence with a special ceremony held in Sweden. Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip were all present in Stockholm for a series of ceremonies commemorating the struggle for independence in the Baltic states. They saw a … Read more Baltic States Celebrate 20 Years of Independence

Athletics: Marathon Champion Živilė Balčiūnaitė Banned for 2 Years

The 2010 European Marathon Champion, Živilė Balčiūnaitė, has been banned from competition by the Lithuanian Athletics Federation. She will be stripped of her 2010 European Championships medal earned in Barcelona. The decision was handed down on 5th April 2011 by the LLAF disciplinary commission and ruled that Balčiūnaitė had violated IAAF anti-doping rule, Article 32.2, … Read more Athletics: Marathon Champion Živilė Balčiūnaitė Banned for 2 Years