Over the past few days, 12 people have been injured in road traffic accidents in the Riga region, one person has died

Since Friday, 154 road traffic accidents have been registered in the Riga region, in which 12 people were injured and one person died. Seven pedestrians are among the victims, according to information from the State Police. On Saturday at 8:16 p.m. in Suntaži, Ogre region, on the Inciems-Sigulda-Ķegums highway (P8) near the boarding elementary school, … Read more

Politicians should evaluate themselves whether their privilege to reserve tickets for the Song Festival is ethical, according to KNAB

At the same time, KNAB, after reviewing the information available in the public space, does not see any signs that could indicate a possible conflict of interest or other violations of the law “On prevention of conflict of interest in the activities of state officials”. It has already been reported that Saeima deputies and members … Read more

Forecasters’ latest forecast: in some places, a snow cover of up to 30 centimeters thick will fall in the new week

Next week, the atmospheric pressure will decrease, two active cyclones will pass through the area from the south in the middle and end of the week, so snow is often expected. According to current forecasts, many places in Latvia will have to welcome the third Advent with a 20-centimeter-thick snow cover, but in some places … Read more

This morning, roads are icy in parts of Vidzeme and Kurzeme

Slippery road sections are sprinkled with anti-slip materials. In order to improve driving conditions, 17 winter service equipment units of VAS Latvian highway maintenance company are involved in road maintenance works. Difficult driving conditions on the country’s main highways are: on the section of the Tallinn highway (A1) from Tuja intersection to Ainaži; Valmiera highway … Read more

Cloudy weather is expected in Latvia, but without significant precipitation

The maximum air temperature will be in the range of -3, -7 degrees, but in places on the coast the temperature will not fall below -1, -2 degrees. A slow easterly wind will blow. In Riga, the day will be mostly cloudy, but without precipitation. A slow wind from the east will blow, and the … Read more

Merzlikin returns to action in the Blue Jackets’ NHL game win

“Blue Jackets” won Winnipeg “Jets” 4:1 (2:0, 2:0, 0:1). Merzlikin has not been on the field since the November 15 home game with the Philadelphia “Flyers” team. Patrik Laine scored two goals for the winners, Gustavs Nykvist and Erik Gudbranson scored one each, while Pierre Dubois scored the last goal in the majority of the … Read more

Drunk driver who killed three people forgets to arrest. Will anyone be punished for it?

The Internal Control Office of the State Police has completed an investigation in connection with the case of a drunk driver, where the Kuldīga policemen allegedly forgot to take the person to the prison after receiving the court’s verdict. Jauns.lv has already reported that the members of the family experienced an unbelievable situation, who lost … Read more

TEXT LIVE. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; in the coming weeks, the Ukrainian counter-offensive in Donbass will accelerate, US experts report

With the onset of winter, conditions in eastern Ukraine will become more favorable for the pace of military operations and the Ukrainian counteroffensive will intensify, the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW) predicts in the latest analysis of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Institute experts cited a Russian military blogger who reported on … Read more

Find out which are the world’s most expensive and cheapest cities this year

The world’s most expensive cities this year are New York and Singapore, according to the annual Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) survey. This is the first time New York has topped the ranking. Tel Aviv took first place last year and now ranks third. Overall, the average cost of living in the world’s largest cities has … Read more

Punnenova’s 34 saved shots are not enough to win the Swiss championship match

“Lausanne” lost to the hockey players of “Biel-Bienne” with a score of 2:4 (1:1, 1:2, 0:1) at home. In this season, the Latvian goalkeeper averaged 2.77 goals in 22 matches and saved 91.6% of shots, ranking among the ten best goalkeepers in the league in this statistic. Kēniņš was on the court for 12 minutes … Read more