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January 11, 2019 10:55 PM Lithuania court hands down landmark ruling about gay couples

The highest court in Lithuania has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be given residency permits. In a momentous ruling on Friday (January 11), the court denounced the practice of denying residency permits to gay spouses as discriminatory and against human dignity, according to AFP. “The refusal to issue permits cannot be based only on gender 166

October 31, 2018 8:26 AM 'What are you doing here?' Tom Odell reveals Brexit BACKLASH in Germany on day of vote

BRITISH singer Tom Odell has revealed the moment he was quizzed in Germany on the same day Britain voted to leave the European Union. Speaking during a meeting in Oslo on Tuesday, Mrs May told leaders of countries including Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden she was looking to secure a good Brexit deal with the EU after 56

July 22, 2018 5:50 AM EU ON BRINK: Italy to be ISOLATED if it BLOWS UP Canada-EU trade deal, warns ex-official

ITALY risks becoming ever more isolated if its newly elected populist government “blows up” the Comprehensive Economics and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union, a former leading Italian official has warned. Lorenzo Codogno, former chief economist and director general at the Italian Treasury Department, raised concerns following 55

July 8, 2018 12:40 AM Mother's moving tribute to Bradley, England mascot

THE MOTHER of football mascot Bradley Lowery called on his spirit to “help our boys in Russia” on the first anniversary of his death yesterday. Gemma Lowery said it was “so fitting that England are playing today” as she shared a picture of her son with manager Gareth Southgate, above. Sunderland fan Bradley, who suffered from neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood 47

April 9, 2018 5:06 PM Macron: France to stand by Baltic countries on security

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron says France is standing by the Baltic countries on security and defense issues. The presidents of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia were in Paris on Monday, when they stressed their commitment to NATO amid tensions between the West and Russia. Macron told the Baltic leaders: "This choice of Europe you made is all the more important 31

January 9, 2018 3:49 AM Serbian Ljujic joins Phoenix in A-League

Wellington have signed Serbian attacking midfielder Matija Ljujic until the end of the A-League season. The 24-year-old played five seasons in Serbia's top two divisions before switching to Lithuanian champions Zalgiris, where he made his Champions League debut this season. Phoenix coach Darije Kalezic says the midfielder comes with a top pedigree and represents 39

November 25, 2017 1:57 AM Hare-raising! Bold hare being attacked by a fox turns the tables and chases off the attacker

A fox has a hare raising experience when the tables turn during an intense chase of life and death. After being tackled to the ground and attacked by the fox, the hare uses its last ounce of energy and fights back in Lithuania. The fox then has to make a getaway as the hare chases the predator off. Businessman Darius Babelis had been driving through 36

November 21, 2017 2:25 PM European court opens hearing on recognizing same-sex unions

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - The European Court of Justice on Tuesday opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal. The hearing in Luxembourg came after Romania's constitutional court asked the European court to make a ruling on the issue amid a court case in Romania brought by a Romanian-American 34

November 6, 2017 9:02 AM PARADISE PAPERS: How rock n roll! U2 singer Bono invests in £5.1m Lithuanian mall

U2 frontman Bono used a Malta-based company to invest in an Eastern European shopping centre, the Paradise Papers have revealed. The massive document leak, which lay bare the financial secrets of some of the world’s biggest businesses and super-rich individuals, shows the singer invested in a Maltese firm which purchased the £5.1 million Aušra mall in Lithuania 49

October 21, 2017 2:15 PM England goalkeeper Joe Hart has phone and wallet stolen by moped gang

The 30-year-old footie star was on the way home from West Ham’s training ground when three thieves approached him while he filled up his car at a petrol station near Romford, Essex. The gang surrounded the West Ham player on two mopeds as he got into his car last week and took his phone, watch and wallet. The raid came just after Hart had returned with the England 45