Comprehensive Latvia up to the minute head lines live updates compelling articles and comments from features up to date news

Latest breaking update Latvia News

Jerošenko: Ušakovs offers unhealthy policy, Concord is used as Lembergs’ «satellite party» - Europe News
Jerošenko: Ušakovs offers unhealthy policy, Concord is used as Lembergs’ «satellite party»14 minutes ago
«Cooperation between Concord [also known as Harmony] and Airvars Lembergs’ Union of Greens and Farmers has always existed. It existed even before Concord first appeared in Riga City Council. The situation is the same in the Saeima, even though Concord is
Budget travel tips - Europe News
Budget travel tips 54 minutes ago
Expedia's Courtney Scott breaks down the best places to get last-minute deals.
Three years on, Latvia claims gold and bronze! - Europe News
Three years on, Latvia claims gold and bronze! 59 minutes ago
Latvia upgraded a silver medal for a gold and got a bonus bronze medal into the bargain November 22 with news that a Russian athlete had been stripped of his gold medal for being a drugs cheat.
Sochi gold medalist among 4 Russians banned for doping - Europe News
Sochi gold medalist among 4 Russians banned for doping 2 hours ago
The International Olympic Committee has banned four more Russians for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, including a gold medalist
Producer price level in Latvia declined 0.2% in October - Europe News
Producer price level in Latvia declined 0.2% in October 2 hours ago
Compared to September, the level of producer prices in Latvian industry dropped by 0.2 % in October 2017. Prices of products sold on the domestic market decreased by 0.5 %, while prices of exported products went up by 0.1 %.
EC positive about Latvia’s 2018 budget project - Europe News
EC positive about Latvia’s 2018 budget project 2 hours ago
Based on the conclusion from the European Commission, Latvia’s budget project for 2018 fully fits conditions listed in the Stability and Growth Pact. In accordance with EC’s estimates, the structural balance of Latvia’s general budget is viewed at -1.8% o
TripAdvisor accused of censoring posts about security concerns - Europe News
TripAdvisor accused of censoring posts about security concerns 3 hours ago
The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly reviewing the travel website's business practices for online reviews after some travelers claimed their reviews about safety issues at hotels were purposely not published.
Vaškevičs feels «harsh but fair» attitude from court justice system in Austria - Europe News
Vaškevičs feels «harsh but fair» attitude from court justice system in Austria 3 hours ago
Former deputy director of Latvia’s State Revenue Service Vladimirs Vaškevičs, who is accused of bribery and whose extradition from Austria has been a priority for Latvian authorities for some time now, says he feels «harsh but, thank God, fair» attitude f
NBA players wish pending World Cup qualifiers were different - Europe News
NBA players wish pending World Cup qualifiers were different 4 hours ago
NBA players wish the World Cup qualifying games starting this week were different
Antāne: lost Russian cargoes have cost Latvia nearly 50 million in nine months - Europe News
Antāne: lost Russian cargoes have cost Latvia nearly 50 million in nine months 4 hours ago
Latvia’s economy has lost nearly EUR 50 million in nine months because of missed Russian transit cargoes. While Russian Railway had approved 90% of oil and coal cargoes for transit through Ventspils port at the beginning of the year, this amount had decli
Charlie Rose fired from CBS following sexual misconduct allegations - Europe News
Charlie Rose fired from CBS following sexual misconduct allegations 5 hours ago
Multiple women shared their personal stories of alleged incidents with Rose with The Washington Post and Business Insider.
Things of Latvia: ''MR'' registration plates - Europe News
Things of Latvia: ''MR'' registration plates 5 hours ago
Foreigners love to moan about Latvia's roads and road users. The dangerous drivers, the disrepair, the lack of signs, the inability to parallel park. Let's imagine I've written all those pieces and you've read them and found them a bit disappointing.
Ratio of old people and invalids on a rise among unemployed people - Europe News
Ratio of old people and invalids on a rise among unemployed people 5 hours ago
The total number of unemployed people has been decreasing in recent years. However, the ratio of old people and invalids continues increasing in the ranks of unemployed people. On top of that, the number of lasting unemployed people remains high and large
1.2m euros recouped from 'Winergy' court case - Europe News
1.2m euros recouped from 'Winergy' court case 6 hours ago
Latvia has recovered 1.2 million euros incurred in international arbitration proceedings over a dispute involving the state and the Winergy wind power company.
Balta: exhaustion and overload are the most common causes for accidents at work - Europe News
Balta: exhaustion and overload are the most common causes for accidents at work 6 hours ago
More than EUR 20,000 has been paid in compensations for injuries acquired at work this year so far, according to information from insurance association Balta. Compared with the same period of last year, the number of accidents has grown 40%.
Daugavpils mayor has six months to improve his Latvian  - Europe News
Daugavpils mayor has six months to improve his Latvian 7 hours ago
The mayor of Latvia's second-largest city, Daugavpils, has been given six months to improve his Latvian language skills or face the possibility of being disbarred from office, reports Latvian Radio.
Latvian tax system in top 20 worldwide - Europe News
Latvian tax system in top 20 worldwide 8 hours ago
The Latvian tax system is the most attractive among the three Baltic states and ranks 13th by the Total Tax and Contribution Rate (TTCR) among 190 world countries covered by the latest Paying Taxes report produced by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) auditors
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to play Positivus - Europe News
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to play Positivus 8 hours ago
You'd better run, you'd better run, you'd better run to the City of Refuge otherwise known as the small Latvian resort of Salacgriva next July, as Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have been confirmed as headliners at the 2018 Positivus festival.
LCB: even deputies should fulfil their promises - Europe News
LCB: even deputies should fulfil their promises 8 hours ago
Latvijas ceļu būvētājs, which is an association in Latvia with ties to multiple road and bridge construction companies, invites deputies to support the proposal for the restoration of the State Road Fund, BNN was told by the association’s chairman Andris
Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks: building restoration will be next year’s priority - Europe News
Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks: building restoration will be next year’s priority 8 hours ago
Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks plans to focus on improving technical state of its managed buildings. The company plans to restore several dozen buildings next year and up to 100 buildings a year in the next five years, says RNP chairman Aivars Gontarevs.
'Mindhunter' star Jonathan Groff sings 'If You Could Read My Mind' - Europe News
'Mindhunter' star Jonathan Groff sings 'If You Could Read My Mind' 20 hours ago
Groff appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about the Netflix series "Mindhunter."