Latvia

The elegant streets of old Riga

Bustling, buoyant Riga is a Baltic bright spot

13 October 2018 9:00 am

Riga is bustling and buoyant but wary of Russian sabre-rattling, says William Cook

Putin's dangerous games in the Baltic

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Is he mad enough to invade the Baltic states, or is it all a clever bluff?

Could we win back Gordon Brown’s gold at the Olympics?

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Golden years How many Olympic events would Team GB have to win before we could earn back the gold reserves…

Is it a good idea to splash money on European cities of culture?

8 February 2014 9:00 am

Could splashing public money on city of culture initiatives make good business sense? William Cook reports