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Three Latvian MPs suspended from voting after refusing COVID jab
The MPs will also have their pay suspended.
NATO threatens Moscow with sanctions if Russian troops invade Ukraine
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken threatened Moscow with 'high-impact economic measures' if President Vladimir Putin attacked Ukraine.
Latvia installs 'temporary' fence on Belarus border to stop migrants
Latvia and other Baltic states have been nervous about a potential influx of migrants from Belarus following the crisis on the Polish border.
The Latvian ban on unvaccinated MPs should be a wake-up call | View
The decision to exclude Latvian parliamentarians without a COVID-19 vaccine ought to ring alarm bells for democrats worldwide, argue Leiden University's Tom Theuns and Josette Daemen.
Latvia bans unvaccinated MPs from voting and suspends pay
Only 53.6% of Latvia's 1.9 million population is fully vaccinated, well below the EU average of 64.9%.
Latvian employers can dismiss unvaccinated workers, says parliament
All health care, education, and social care sector workers are required to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Latvia.
Latvia enters a new lockdown after record daily COVID cases
The Baltic state has seen a record-high level of cases since the start of the pandemic resulting in new strict measures.
Latvia declares three-month state of emergency as COVID-19 cases rise
Under the new rules, masks are mandatory in all public buildings and only essential shops will be open at weekends.
Distrust & disinformation have left Latvia lagging on vaccine rollout
More than two-thirds of EU adults have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In Latvia, that figure is 45.5%
Latvia's plans for mandatory vaccination spark huge protests
The Latvian government is planning to make vaccination compulsory for many professions and is debating whether to allow employers to fire workers who refuse to be vaccinated. A vote on the issue could come this week.
Riga: Kitchen robot cooks up new future for fast food
In Latvia's capital, a pasta order comes in and a robotic arm springs into action at the Roboeatz eatery.
Yuja Wang embraces Mozart’s darker piano concerto
Yuja Wang expertly performs Mozart's restless, gloomy and dramatic Piano Concerto in D minor at the third edition of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival.
Latvia's PM slams 'asymmetrical reaction' after diplomats expelled
The entire staff of Latvia's embassy in Minsk was ordered to leave Monday after the red and white flags used by the opposition were raised in Riga.
Gay Latvian man dies after 'homophobic attack', campaigners say
The death of a gay man in Latvia due to severe burns has prompted a conversation about homophobia in the country.
At least eight dead in blaze at illegal hostel in Riga, police say
Latvian authorities said the building's operators had recently conducted unauthorised renovation work.
One of Latvia's richest men is jailed for bribery and money laundering
The businessman is regarded as one of the most influential figures in Latvian politics.
Latvia sacks its health minister in a pandemic
Latvia has sacked its health minister and the PM's interim replacement is seemingly reluctant to take up the post.
Latvian technology could one day prevent asteroids from hitting Earth
Latvia's space technology tradition dates back to Soviet times when Sputnik - the first man-made satellite to orbit the Earth - was launched in 1957.
Latvia plans to end its COVID-19 state of emergency on June 9
The country has already eased some lockdown restrictions and allowed its citizens to travel to Baltic neighbours Estonia and Lithuania
Latvia marks 30 years since declaring independence from Soviet Union
To mark the occasion, Euronews spoke to a key architect of the split from Moscow, ex-prime minister of Latvia, Valdis Birkavs.
How EU funding is changing the face of Latvian innovation
Horizon 2020 funds from the European Commission are changing the face of innovation at the Unversity of Latvia in Riga.
Good chemistry: helping business to come within REACH rules
Business Planet heads to Latvia to see how the country's biggest household chemical and cosmetics maker is profiting thanks to its eco-minded strategy.
Helping Baltic businesses to become cleaner and greener
The LIFE/Fit for REACH project aims to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in the Baltic region by helping SMEs to develop best practice when it comes to chemical management. Agnese Meija-Toropova is from the Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia, which coordinates the project.
Arms Trade Treaty offers hope as multi-lateral relations falter ǀ View
104 countries have now ratified the ATT, and they will meet this week in Geneva [...]. This annual meeting is the main mechanism for the implementation of the treaty, and sees states report on the progress of effective implementation, transparency and universalisation of the treaty.
On the frontline of the Estonia-Latvia booze tax war
A booze tax war has broken out between Estonia and Latvia, but, at a border town on the frontline, there is little sign it’s had much impact.
Bed and breakfast behind bars: Dark tourism in Latvia
A former military prison formerly run by the Nazis and the Soviets is now offering a "historical interactive reality show involving the audience."