Shortly after midnight, the Latvian Prime Minister withdrew a symbolic 10 euro note from an ATM machine, marking his country's adoption of the euro. Many Latvians are skeptical.
The European Union is confronted with an unprecedented refugee crisis which is threatening its very existence. Is it time for a structural overhaul? Not if you ask Vice President of the EU Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis.
It's the biggest exhibition of contemporary German art that Latvia has ever seen. Thanks to a private initiative, the National Museum in Riga is showing 77 works by 53 German artists.
Germany hope that the home fans can give them the boost they need to overcome Latvia and punch their ticket for the quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Thomas Greiss has apologized for his likes of controversial Instagram posts.
The outgoing German president has stressed a commitment to the Baltics amid concerns over Russian territorial ambitions. His likely successor, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has been more restrained in criticizing Moscow.
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