Kā Skotijā izaudzināt latviski runājošu bērnu. Vanteru ģimenes pieredze

Kopš 2009.gada, vairāk nekā 200000 cilvēki ir atstājuši Latviju, lai meklēt darbu iespējas ārzemēs*. Lielbritānijā, Īrijā un Vācijā ir lielākas latviešu emigrantu sabiedrības. No tā izriet svarīgi jautājumi: kā saglabāt latviešu valodu nākamajām paaudzēm un kā iemācīt ārzemēs dzīvojošiem bērniem runāt latviski? Ārzemēs dzimusī latviete Lidija Lieģis rakstu sērijā "Lsm.lv" rādīs valodas saglabāšanas pieredzi, dzīvojot svešumā.

Life in the fast lane ends for Antonov

Banker, entrepreneur and investor is how Vladimir Alexandrovich Antonov describes himself on the business networking site LinkedIn. Currently out on police bail, 36-year-old British-Russian Antonov and his Lithuanian business partner Raimondas Baranauskas were arrested on Nov. 24, 2011 in London after the Lithuanian authorities found over 290 million euros in assets missing from Snoras, Lithuania’s fifth biggest bank by assets, which the pair had a majority stake in.

EU funds: how we did it

During an eight-month investigation, the Financial Times and the non-profit Bureau of Investigative Journalism deployed dozens of journalists, researchers and coders to untangle a dense web of bureaucracy and uncover who were the beneficiaries of European structural funds. The goal was to answer two simple questions: How is the €347bn ($455bn) allocated in the current budget round being spent? And is the policy achieving what it has set out to do?