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Saturday, 22.11.2014, 04:49
Google still remains the most visited Internet website in Latvia. On the average, 47.5% or 801,000 Latvian residents, aged between 15 and 74, visit Google on a daily basis, according to a study conducted by TNS, informs LETA.
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Today, one year passes since the roof of a Maxima supermarket collapsed in the Zolitude neighborhood of Riga, killing a total of 54 people, including several rescuers, reports LETA.
Young families in Lithuania are not any less economical than the previous generations, however, a common family budget, a very popular thing in the past, has been replaced by separate savings accounts for each spouse, a poll carried out by the bank DNB reveals, cites LETA/ELTA.
Latvia's star athletes Andris Biedrins and Sandis Ozolins have been placed on the list of Latvia's "odd" millionaires, informs LETA.
In 2012, a total of 200 citizenships were acquired in Lithuania, all of the new citizens originally were from non-EU countries, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, reports. In 2012, 818,000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU28 member-state, up by 4% compared with 2011 and by 6% compared with 2009, writes LETA/ELTA.
A Lithuanian resident currently consumes around 25 kilograms of poultry in a year, while the rate a decade ago stood at 12 kilograms in 2013. Global trends indicate that poultry consumption continues to grow steadily, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Riigikogu adopted on Wednesday with 54 votes in favour, 24 against and one abstention the new Child Protection Law, which during the proceedings got a lot of criticism from child protection officials and opposition politicians, LETA/Postimees Online reports.