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#Vilnius

# vilnius - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Lithuania's capital is billing itself as 'The G-Spot of Europe' and Catholics are not one bit happy
# Coming Soon
# Coming Soon

Lithuania's capital is billing itself as 'The G-Spot of Europe' and Catholics are not one bit happy

Aug 8th 2018, 8:07 PM 42,518 Views 77 Comments

The Pope is visiting the city next month.

# vilnius - Monday 23 September, 2013

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews
# Massacre
# Massacre

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 7,311 Views 27 Comments

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

# vilnius - Saturday 14 September, 2013

EU finance ministers seek progress on bank closures plan
# Banking Union
# Banking Union

EU finance ministers seek progress on bank closures plan

Sep 14th 2013, 12:13 PM 3,565 Views 10 Comments

European finance ministers are meeting today in Vilnius to discuss the planned Banking Union, which would allow a failing bank to be closed before it damages the underlying economy.

# vilnius - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John
# Addiction
# Addiction

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John

Jun 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,172 Views 26 Comments

Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.

# vilnius - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Ireland, Britain not helping in Real IRA arms case: Lithuania
# Michael Campbell
# Michael Campbell

Ireland, Britain not helping in Real IRA arms case: Lithuania

May 15th 2013, 2:54 PM 9,908 Views 86 Comments

Both have refused to question other suspects whose testimony the court says is key to Michael Campbell’s appeal against his 12-year prison term.

# vilnius - Friday 21 October, 2011

Irishman found guilty of attempted arms smuggling for Real IRA
# Trial
# Trial

Irishman found guilty of attempted arms smuggling for Real IRA

Oct 21st 2011, 11:29 AM 1,584 Views 22 Comments

Dundalk man Michael Campbell will appeal the verdict handed down in a Lithuanian court this morning.

Verdict due in Lithuanian Real IRA arms smuggling trial
# Trial
# Trial

Verdict due in Lithuanian Real IRA arms smuggling trial

Oct 21st 2011, 8:43 AM 502 Views 13 Comments

Michael Campbell denies the charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

# vilnius - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes
# Ig Nobel Prize
From The Daily Edge
# Ig Nobel Prize

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes

Oct 5th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,157 Views 2 Comments

The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.

# vilnius - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irishman alleged to have smuggled arms for Real IRA 'was framed'
# Trial
# Trial

Irishman alleged to have smuggled arms for Real IRA 'was framed'

Sep 16th 2011, 12:11 PM 654 Views 9 Comments

Michael Campbell is on trial in Lithuania for his alleged involvement in smuggling weapons for the Real IRA.

# vilnius - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

WATCH: Mayor of Lithuanian capital drives tank over double-parked Mercedes
# Boom!
From The Daily Edge
# Boom!

WATCH: Mayor of Lithuanian capital drives tank over double-parked Mercedes

Aug 2nd 2011, 2:03 PM 63,969 Views 19 Comments

The owners of luxury cars in Vilnius have been parking illegally. So how does the mayor respond? With a tank.