Johnny Unitas
Global LT

Never ever give up! The story of American-Lithuanian football legend Johnny Unitas-Jonaitis

In the late 1940s, a substitute teacher in St Justin’s High School, a Catholic grade school, was asking students about their career goals. Much to her surprise Johnny Unitas said that his ambition was to become a professional football player. […]

Rail Baltica track

Agreement on Rail Baltica – too little to be joyful about?

The three Baltic States reached consensus on the inclusion of Vilnius into the European rail gauge Rail Baltica 2 but it does not yet guarantee that it will be implemented or that European funds will be available for the project. Professor and economist Ramūnas Vilpišauskas says that the current wording implies that the issue is simply postponed until a later date. […]

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European Union

MEPs leave for Brussels: most intend to keep living in Lithuania

Brussels is currently welcoming newly elected MEPs. The majority of Lithuanian MEPs interviewed by vowed to stay in Lithuania during the term, except for Antanas Guoga, who would like to transfer to Brussels, reports. […]

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Lithuanian film student wins documentary prize

A Lithuanian graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in the UK has been awarded a prestigious award for her documentary film work. Žavinta Karsokaitė, who graduated from BA (Hons) Film Production in 2013, took home the Best Student Production Undergraduate Documentary Award at the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) Learning on Screen Awards for her film Promised Bread, reports UCA Farnham. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Butkevičius: Baltics support Poroshenko’s peace plan for Ukraine

The Governments of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia support the peace plan proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says. […]