Posts published in Day: December 8, 2018

French troops deployed in Paris amid ‘yellow vest’ protest

Saturday, December 8, 2018

French troops have been deployed in Paris to support riot police shielding official buildings from “yellow vest” anti-government protests. Hundreds of military trucks and armored vehicles arrived in the suburbs of Paris on the threshold of a large-scale action from the organizers of the protest, which is planned for this Saturday. Across France, 89,000 police officers will be on duty and armoured vehicles will be deployed in the capital, Prime…

Khloe Kardashian ‘trying for second baby’ with cheating Tristan Thompson

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Khloe Kardashian is reportedly trying for a second baby with boyfriend Tristan Thompson despite his infidelity. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star was heavily pregnant when pictures of the NBA star cheating with a string of women emerged. Khloe, 34, went into labour and their daughter True was born within days of 27-year-old Tristan ‘s cheating being exposed. Fans have seen on her family reality show that Khloe put her problems with…

Bank of Lithuania survey: 400 euro needed for better lives

Saturday, December 8, 2018

While the citizens’ financial circumstances are improving, many families would be content with their living conditions in Lithuania if they had 400 euro higher incomes. This was found by a household survey commissioned by the Bank of Lithuania, its press release states according to lrt.lt. “With the economy continuing to grow, Lithuanian residents earn ever more, thus it comes as no surprise that over the past few years, the number…

More than 70% of people use mobile phones while driving

Saturday, December 8, 2018

More than 70% of people use mobile phones while driving. At the same time, they acknowledge this is a serious problem. Observations of habits of road traffic participants show that the habit of using mobile phones while driving has been on a rise in the past five years. «Our survey shows that drivers who are ‘busy on the phone’ cause accidents while making calls (72%), exchanging text messages (43%), and…

Latvian Saeima supports increasing wages for judges and prosecutors

Saturday, December 8, 2018

On Thursday, 6 December, the Saeima supported in the final reading amendments to the Law on Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Self-government Authorities, which provide for increasing wages for judges and prosecutors. Changes to the law are needed in relation to the 26 October ruling of the Constitutional Court, in which regulations regarding methods for calculation of wages for judges were found non-compliant with the law. Currently…

Russians may be completely removed from the Olympics in Tokyo

Saturday, December 8, 2018

The International Olympic Committee can completely exclude Russian athletes from participating in the Olympics in Tokyo. The reason for such a decision could be the decision of the Moscow City Court, according to which bobsledder Alexandr Yuryevich Zubkov was restored to the status of Olympic champion in Russia. This was reported in the Olympic Committee of Russia. As noted, the Olympic Committee of Russia (ROC) appealed the ruling of the Moscow City Court, which in the…

The UK provides Ukraine with more than 35 million pounds

Saturday, December 8, 2018

The UK this year and next is giving to Ukraine more than £35 million to fight corruption, on reforms and security. This was reported on Twitter by the British Embassy in Ukraine. “In the 2018/19 fiscal year, the UK government provides more than £ 35 million to help Ukraine, supporting more than 70 projects in 7 areas: governance and reform, fighting corruption, communication, conflict, stability and security, humanitarian, human rights,…

Among the EU countries, Lithuania is a pioneer of personal “Azov” sanctions against Russia

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Lithuania is the first EU country to impose sanctions for Russia’s maritime aggression. To implement this plan, the Foreign Ministry of this Baltic country on Thursday, December 6, appealed to the Migration Department under the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs with a proposal to include in the list of unwanted guests of Lithuania people who directly participated in the act of aggression against Ukrainian warships and their crews on November 25…