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.
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.
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.
Meet the man who joined two million Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians in forming a massive human chain on August 23, 1989, to call for independence from the Soviet Union.
Meet the pilot who defied KGB orders to drop flowers on Baltic Way
A former military prison formerly run by the Nazis and the Soviets is now offering a "historical interactive reality show involving the audience."
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Latvians are being urged to toast the country’s centenary ... by wearing special mittens.
Artists from Latvia are helping to turn a troubled port neighbourhood long viewed as a place of imprisonment into a hub of creative freedom.
It’s a €5.8 billion Baltics rail link that has been described as the most important project for Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia since their independence. But the scheme’s CEO has admitted there are no guarantees over its future financing.