With the rise of smartphones and Wikipedia, concerns have grown that buildings full of books will become obsolete.
A Latvian interior designer has won an industry award in the United States.
Ratings agency S&P Global (formerly known as Standard and Poor's) gave Latvia a shot in the arm September 22 by revising its outlook for the country to 'positive' from 'stable'.
On the eve of the Balts’ Unity Day, when Latvians and Lithuanians jointly commemorate the historic events of the Battle of Saule, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Lithuania Mr. Edgars Rinkēvičs and Mr. Linas Linkevičius are pleased to announce the establishment of the Balts’ Award.
Europe's major planetary science conference is underway in Riga, with the chance for children to visit a special space exhibition and many of the talks and lectures available to watch online.
Latvian motocross rider Pauls Jonass of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team was crowned the 2017 MX2 World Champion.
Latvia this year has been a “top reformer” in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), said the secretary general of OECD Angel Gurria on September 15, presenting an overview of the state of the national economy.
On September 13 the Innovation Center of the University of Latvia and Microsoft was opened, the first center of its kind in Northern Europe.