Posts tagged as United Kingdom

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 22 new cases over weekend

Monday, July 27, 2020

Seven new coronavirus cases were reported in Lithuania on Sunday, in addition to 15 confirmed on Saturday. One person diagnosed with Covid-19 arrived from the United Kingdom on July 23. Another person tested positive in Vilnius after coming from Oman on July 12. In all, Lithuania has confirmed 2,008 coronavirus infections, even though 1,616 people have already recovered and 299 are considered active cases. So far, 80 people have died…

Lithuania keeps restrictions on travel from Sweden, Portugal and the UK

Monday, June 15, 2020

The existing ban for residents of Sweden, Portugal and the United Kingdom to come to Lithuania will remain in place this week. Meanwhile foreigners coming from Belgium are still required to self-isolate for two weeks, Lithuania’s Health Ministry said on Friday. Lithuanian citizens are allowed to come from all countries, but will need to self-isolate for 14 days if they arrive from the four countries. A few weeks ago, Lithuania…

Trump, first lady meet with queen at Buckingham Palace

Monday, June 3, 2019

President Donald Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II Monday during two-day visit to Britain that’s meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, although the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor. Trump and first lady Melania Trump flew to Buckingham Palace in Marine One, landing on a lawn where they were greeted by Prince Charles and his wife…

UK immigration from non-EU countries at 15-year high

Friday, March 1, 2019

As the United Kingdom readies to leave the European Union partly due to mass immigration concerns, net immigration to the country from non-EU states has reached its highest level since 2014, official statistics showed. British public broadcaster BBC reports that the country’s Office for National Statistics stated on Thursday, February 28, figures show 261,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in the year ending September 2018, which…

Britain’s Labour Party leader backs Brexit referendum

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party will back a new referendum on Brexit after parliament defeated its alternative plan for leaving the European Union, its eurosceptic leader Jeremy Corbyn said, softening his reservations about a second popular vote. With 29 days left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, the leaders of Britain’s two main parties have been forced into making key turns on the divorce in recent…

Lithuanian President will meet members of the British royal family

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė will meet their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess Edward, Earl and Countess of Wessex on October 10, Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m. Members of the British royal family will pay an official visit to Lithuania as it celebrates the centennial of national independence. The meeting will focus on bilateral relations, cooperation between Lithuania and the United Kingdom in the areas of security, economy, culture, as well as…

UK is extremely important Lithuania’s ally

Friday, June 1, 2018

“The United Kingdom is extremely important Lithuania’s ally, and the multinational Joint Expeditionary Force it leads is particularly important security and deterrence instrument to Lithuania. We need like-minded nations and high readiness forces that send a strong message that partners are ready to give a timely response to any unpredictable crises,” Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas, said on May 31 at a meeting with UK Major General Stuart…