The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Latvia had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on June 12.
There were lists of candidates from 16 political parties. with a total of 1019 candidates. The voter turnout was 41.20%, with 574,674 voters casting votes. It was significantly lower than the usual turnout for Latvian parliamentary elections (which has been between 71% and 73% for previous three elections) but higher than the turnout in the rest of the EU.
The mild European weather comes as North America faces more severe storms, days after a deadly winter cold snap left more than 60 dead ... But on the European side of the Atlantic, the weather has been balmy for many places at the start of the year.
Annual inflation in the euro zone fell in November, to 10%. Energy prices also eased a little, as Europe’s mild autumn suppressed the demand for heating, dampening the wholesale market for natural-gas. Those prices have started to rise again, as colder weather settles in ...Inflation in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania is above 21% ... Stockmarkets soared ... .
Mission Space, a female-led venture, was founded in Latvia and expanded to Luxembourg to develop an advanced forecast and monitoring system for one of the highest priority natural hazards in the world - space weather radiation, focusing mainly on space observation from LEO and beyond.
(The CenterSquare) — The U.S ...Latvia calls watchdog's migrant mistreatment claims 'absurd'. While harvests can vary due to weather conditions, the lower numbers for barge traffic show the impact of low water levels ... Long-term forecasts from the National Weather Service have the river continuing to drop to 10 feet below its normal stage through Nov. 3.
HELSINKI (AP) — Latvia's ruling center-right party won the most votes in the country's general election, centrist parties were the runners-up and pro-Moscow parties crashed in a vote that was shaped by Russia’s war in Ukraine, according to results published Sunday ... Latvia, which borders Russia, joined the European Union and NATO in 2004.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A concrete obelisk topped by Soviet stars that was the centerpiece of a monument commemorating the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany was taken down Thursday in Latvia's capital — the latest in a series of Soviet monuments brought down after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
RIGA, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Meteorologists in Latvia issued a red warning for ... The temperature in western Latvia climbed to a record 30.7 degrees late Monday morning, the center said ... Severe weather warning as Latvia gripped by heatwave.
Following the Belarus-instigated flow of migrants to its borders with Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland in the second half of 2021, up to 15,000 migrants remain in the four countries ... Latvia, Lithuania, and ... In Latvia, approximately 450 asylum seekers await decisions on their cases.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Latvia, Lithuania and Poland continue to use questionable methods to keep out migrants trying to enter from Belarus and are denying access to aid groups trying to help people stuck in border areas, senior U.N ...Around 8,000 asylum-seekers, many from Iraq, crossed into Latvia, Lithuania and Poland last year.