Wednesday night in Riga, on the area between the "Origo" and the Train station, started a charitable 144-hour marathon of "Gimme five!". In time he will get the money on Christmas gifts to lonely and needy elderly residents of Latvia.Click here for more
The U.S. handed over to the Dutch investigators and the International civil aviation organization (ICAO) data collapse of the Malaysian Boeing in Ukraine. About TASS on Wednesday, 17 December, said the assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland.Select
Former striker Riga "Dinamo" Juris Upitis threw the puck in the first game for his new club Angarsk "Ermak", the speaker in the second power of the Russian division of the KHL.Select
At today's meeting of the heads of the clubs in the Continental hockey League (KHL) and new President of the organization Dmitry Chernyshenko in Sochi, the question was raised about the reduction of the salaries of the players, according to ITAR-TASS.Select
The Sejm on Wednesday in the final reading adopted the bill on the state budget of Latvia in 2015 with a deficit of 1% of GDP, learned correspondent BNS in the Parliament. For the project budget 2015 voted 60 deputies, against - 13, abstained 21.Select
25 March in " arena Riga " will perform the most famous canadian rock musician Bryan Adams. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of his legendary album Reckless, which has sold several million, the singer will arrive in Riga with the accompanying group and shows with lights, sound and visual effects.Select
Wednesday night in Riga faced the truck and bus Rīgas Satiksme, and the accident killed the driver of the truck, told Delfi representatives of the State fire and rescue service.Select
British actor Orlando bloom in an interview with IGN revealed some details of the fifth part of "pirates of the Caribbean". According to the actor, this film can become a sort of restart the entire franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter Russia.Select
Police in Latgale detained a group of persons with criminal "baggage" that have found drugs, reported in Popolizio.Select
Fans Abbey Downton" it has long been known, where they are filming their favorite TV series from the very beginning the role of the Abbey plays Highclere castle (Highclere castle) in the County of Berkshire in the South East of England. The mansion and surrounding it Park is the country residence of the counts of Carnarvon for several hundred years.
Parliamentary Commission on mandates, ethics and appeals on Wednesday unanimously agreed to administrative detention for five days of the Sejm Deputy Veiko of Spolitis, who was caught drunk driving, said the Commission.
In the near future Cuban leader Raul Castro will deliver the official statement about the relationship of Havana and Washington, reports BBC.
The Latvian trade Union of education and science (lpren) outraged filed coalition politicians to the Parliament a proposal to double the funding parties.
In Strasbourg after much debate, deputies came to a compromise about the conditions for recognition of a Palestinian state. The European Parliament "fundamentally supports the recognition of Palestine", but only in combination with the peace talks, citing the outcome document Agency dpa on Wednesday, 17 December.
The portal Delfi summarizes events environment 17 December in Latvia and the world.
Ordinary people is difficult to imagine the size and not too friendly towards people climate of Antarctica. It is particularly difficult to imagine sitting at home, on a warm sofa and watching out the window for the weak attempts of rain (and it's in the middle of December!).