Latvians are on Saturday voting in an historic referendum aimed at curtailing corruption in what is one of Europe’s poorest countries. The poll will
At least 50 people took part in a traditional Midsummer’s Night nude run through the western Latvian town of Kuldiga. The race is part of the Latvian
Latvia’s President Valdis Zatlers has dissolved parliament and called new elections after it blocked a corruption investigation into a top
More of the same for Latvian prime minister, Valdis Dombrovskis, as he confirms he will continue to head up the same coalition government as before
Latvia’s centre-right government looks to have won the country’s general election according to exit polls and partial results.
If so it would be a
Polls have opened in Latvia for an election that could have a major impact on the country’s future finances. Latvia has been the hardest hit in the
Latvia is holding its first election since suffering the worst recession in the European Union.
Opinion polls show centre-right Prime Minister
The city of Jelgava has been flooded. Guards blow up ice in the Daugava River in an attempt to prevent more spring floods.
An alleged hacker who stole millions of classified tax documents from crisis-hit Latvia is being widely hailed as a modern-day Robin Hood.
Residents of the Latvian capital Riga say they are fed up with the constant snow that has fallen on the city this winter.
The city has a blanket of
A jobless Latvian is ending a ten day protest hunger strike today against his country’s unemployment problems.
Gints Gaikens has been camped out
Twenty years after the collapse of the Iron Curtain, today Latvians are facing another battle… for economic survival.
Thousands of Latvians have been protesting at sweeping budgets cuts aimed at securing more loans to save the country’s crippled economy.
Fears that Latvia might devalue its currency have eased after the EU promised more aid in return for budget cuts.
The Baltic state is reeling
Exit poll results in Latvia are indicating an historic shift in the politics of the Baltic state.
Two pro-Russian parties have appeared to have
Some of the scupltures that have been created in Vilnius as part of its year as a European Capital of Culture have created a furore among residents
Vilnius in Lithuania has reason for a double celebration this year. As well as marking its millenium, Vilnius has also been chosen to be one of the
A former finance minister has been tasked with creating a new ruling coalition to end the country’s recent political turmoil.