History

How Lithuania helped shape Sweden’s elegance

Ian Diaz / the Lithuania Tribune Politics is the new black, regardless of which one you choose, fictional or real. Just as many passions were stoked by the last season of House of Cards as […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Laurynas Kasčiūnas
CORPORATE

L. Kasčiūnas: How many migrants shall Lithuania take in this time?

The deadline established two years ago for EU Member States to take in a fixed number of refugees has expired. Further ways of tackling the problem are currently under debate. In order to shape the […]

Road Safety Seminar in Vilnius   Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
Society

The Zero Road Fatalities challenge for Lithuania

Lithuania has come a long way from being one of the most hazardous road environments in the EU. Road fatalities have decreased substantially over the last 10 years. However, there is still a lot of room for improvement. Education and enforcement contribute to overall safety. The main factors to achieve safe roads are road design and reshaping human behaviour. Particularly speed, alcohol and risky driving styles contribute to road fatalities, no surprises. […]

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Society

Lithuania ranks 12th in EU on education spending level

Lithuania spends a higher proportion of its GDP on education than the EU average, ranking 12th among all 28 member states, according to the latest Eurostat figures released on Monday. […]