European Union

Why Europe won’t protect its borders

The refugee crisis has uncovered a major flaw in the European Union‘s (EU) policy of free movement of people: porous external borders. Lithuanian commentators say some countries are just not interested in solving the problem. […]

Laurynas Mazeliauskas and Žilvinas Kuprėnas

Reviving old vinyls for new life proved great business idea

The Beatles vinyl records which are not used to play music anymore can be taught to tell the time – the idea two Lithuanian entrepreneurs, 27-year-old Laurynas Mazeliauskas and 22-year-old Žilvinas Kuprėnas, have proven business-viable. The founders of Crop Shop who are making original clocks from old vinyl records say that they are going to conquer the world as their ideas are becoming more and more attractive to customers not only in Lithuania but in foreign countries as well. […]