Some 562 irregular migrants have had their applications for political asylum in Lithuania examined and rejected, and 130 of them have left the country since the start of the year, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry published statistics showing that around 2,400 people have been turned away sinceContinue Reading

Monday marks the start of the sixth session of the XVI Riigikogu. After successfully electing Estonia’s next president, MPs are now looking at the third readings of outstanding bills. President Kersti Kaljulaid’s speech will be followed by bill 392 aimed at boosting independence and transparency of communications data collected inContinue Reading

Finland’s rate of inflation, or the year-on-year change in consumer prices, rose to 2.2 percent in August, according to preliminary data published on Tuesday by Statistics Finland. The corresponding figure in July was 1.9 percent, and the latest figures continue this year’s trend of a monthly year-on-year increase in Finland’sContinue Reading