KAUNAS: One hundred hot air balloons floated over Lithuania's second city of Kaunas on Saturday to mark 100 years of the Baltic state's independence. "The first hot air balloon festival was in 1988 during Soviet times when flying balloons was formally forbidden, but no one could keep us on the ground," organiser Gintaras Surkus, a pioneer of the activity in Lithuania, told AFP. One balloon flew a 100-metre-long national flag, while others were in shapes including hearts and cats. "Hot air balloons are associated…
RAMYGALA: The Lithuanian village of Ramygala held its annual beauty pageant on Sunday, the top prize going to a 16-month-old female goat called Demyte, or "Little Spot".
VILNIUS: It took 11 seconds for 10-month-old Kamilis Dambrauskas to crawl five meters of plush carpet towards victory on Wednesday in an annual competition to crown Lithuania's fastest toddler.
PARIS: Russia and Slovakia clinched qualification for Euro 2016 on Monday as reigning continental champions Spain and England both ended their campaigns with victories.