The winding lanes of Vilnius’s Old Town. Photograph: Chris Carmichael/ New York Times
Weekend in . . . Vilnius
  • Travel
  • August 1, 2015, 05:38

Unlike the historic districts of its Baltic siblings Tallinn and Riga, which often seem solely the dominion of tourists and kitschy souvenir stands(...)

Conflicts with the Danish trade union movement has led Ryanair to move the company’s recently opened base in Copenhagen to Lithuania. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Ryanair has carried out its threat to quit its base at Copenhagen airport* in a dispute with trade unions that threatens to drive the airline out of D(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (C) is congratulated by  after a voting session at the parliament in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters 1:30

Euro zone ministers are meeting in Brussels today to discuss a further bailout for Greece after prime minister Alexis Tsipras won backing from parliam(...)

Protestors outside the Greek parliament. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

EU and IMF officials have given euro zone governments a positive assessment of Greece’s request for a new bailout, a source close to the matter said,(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary attends a new conference in Copenhagen.

Denmark’s trade unions unions will be unable to take industrial action against Ryanair as it plans plans to move its one Copenhagen-based aircraft to (...)

Temperatures continue to soar in Azerbaijan, rising above 35 degrees yesterday, which of course meant spending the morning down by the pool. As in (...)

Lufthansa to charge GDS users Lufthansa Airline Group intends to change the cost of booking travel by charging the end-user for the cost of distributi(...)

Evelina Siaulyte: “I dream of it all being over. I think the system is reasonably fair because most students who study should be okay”

I’ve been sitting my exams for five months, with a new exam every day. Okay, alright. It’s been five days. But it really does feel like it’s been so (...)

Nick Clegg, former deputy British prime minister,  is among 89 European Union politicians and other senior figures who have been banned from entering Russia. Photograph: PA

The European Union has strongly criticised a decision by Russia to ban 89 EU individuals from entering Russia as “totally arbitrary and unjustified”. (...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at a meeting of EU foreign and defence ministers  in Brussels. The bloc has agreed a naval mission targeting people smugglers in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

The EU has agreed a naval mission in the Mediterranean to target gangs smuggling migrants from Libya, but parts of a broader plan to deal with the inf(...)