HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – ZWAN SAUSAGES RECALLED

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keywords: health luxembourg, food security, zwan, colruyt, cora, auchan, luxembourg. Consumers who have bought sausages with tomato sauce from Zwan brand (lot referenced below) are requested not to consume this product, because a multiplication of bacteria very dangerous for health is possible, these cans having been too little sterilised. These sausages were distributed in the Luxembourg supermarkets of the Auchan, Cora and Colruyt retailers. References : Expiry date: 20.01.2020, 07.03.2020 and 08.03.2020 Barcode: 5410033200851 Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: bank card theft, bancomat, cash dispenser, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Credit cards theft are very numerous (see our section Calls to witnesses) and with the arrival of Christmas markets and crowded shops for the holiday season pickpockets will be back. After a new wallet robbery containing credit cards in a bus the person on the photos would have used them at a ATM in the Railway station district in Luxembourg. Any information on the identity of this man and/or the place where it can be found has to be…

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SECURITY JOBS – POLICE ARMY FIRE/RESCUE ARE HIRING

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keywords: security jobs luxembourg, recruitment, lëtzebuerger arméi, police lëtzebuerg, pompjeeën. Long regarded as a small sleepy country, the Grand Duchy wakes up in recent years under the current government impulse through significant increases in budgets allocated to Public Security. Thus major campaigns for the modernization of equipment and rejuvenation of the staff are launched for the Army, the Police, the Fire/Rescue services. These three entities were present at the 2017 Student Fair at LuxExpo and their booths were continuously packed, highlighting the new interest of the youngest for military, police…

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ROAD SAFETY – TYRES AND LIGHTS CHECKS BEFORE SNOW

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keywords: road safety, automobile club, grand ducal police, luxembourg. With the first morning frost at the beginning of the week, the arrival of autumn is no longer in doubt. And while the first snowflakes have arrived in recent years around the 20th of November, it is important to be sure that your vehicle is in the right conditions to face the winter. Road Safety Luxembourg in association with the Automobile Club Luxembourg and the Police Museum organise together a tire and light control of your vehicle tomorrow Saturday, November 11,…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – FIRST FROST FOR 2017 TOMORROW

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keywords: weather, first frost, luxembourg. It’s tomorrow morning that the temperature will drop below zero for the first time this autumn 2017. We expect indeed -1°C tomorrow morning and -3°C Tuesday, temperatures rising above zero for the rest of the week. With the first frost it is also necessary to adapt his/her behaviour. Especially on the road, slippery roads for motorists are to be expected, and for the most vulnerable as cyclists, pedestrians and “soft mobility” users, they have to expect slippery sidewalks/cycle paths also. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – SUSPICIOUS PHONE CALLS RECEIVED

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keywords: phone calls, exotic numbers, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducal Police inform of the receipt of many calls in recent days from “exotic” phone numbers. It may indeed be a scam, it is possible that these numbers give a call billing if we pick up. In any case do not call back phone numbers that you do not know who or which prefix they are from. Share this page with:

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KARATE – KIMBERLY NELTING NEW WORLD CHAMPION

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keywords: kimberly nelting, karate, world championship, luxembourg. Kimberly Nelting (2nd from left on the picture) is the new Karate World Champion in the under 18 and under 59 kg category. The Luxembourger won her title on Friday at the world championships in the discipline that take place until October 30 in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands (Spain). Interviewed by the Tageblatt right after her victory, the young Kimberly declared “not yet to realize what is happening to her and to be happy to have been able to represent Luxembourg with…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER DISAPPEARANCE

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keywords: worrying disappearance, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are calling to witnesses today following the disappearance of 15-year-old Dwayn Wohl, 1m80 tall, slender and with brown hair. Any information on the whereabouts of the young man is to be communicated urgently to Grevenmacher Police Station or to 113. update October 29, 2017: a Police patrol found the young man. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG POLICE – NEW VISUAL IDENTITY

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keywords: visual identity, zesumme fir iech, grand-ducal police luxembourg. Long awaited, it was today that the new visual identity of the Grand Ducal Police was unveiled in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Homeland Security, Etienne Schneider and the Director General of the Police, Philippe Schrantz . This new visual identity aims to affirm the modernity and dynamism of the Police and to facilitate applications for a career long shunned by the youngest. Share this page with:

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ROAD SAFETY LUXEMBOURG – ON THE ROAD BE VISIBLE

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keywords: road safety, pedestrians, children, visibililty, gitt siichtbar, luxembourg. With the winter approaching, the days are getting shorter and the road users are finding themselves in darkness for longer, especially for the most vulnerable children, pedestrians and joggers. Government and Road Safety Luxembourg launch “Gitt Siichtbar” campaign to raise awareness among road users of the benefits of being visible by: encouraging vulnerable road users to make themselves visible, for example by wearing light clothing and even better by using reflective accessories; calling on drivers to redouble their attention and adapt…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER DISAPPEARANCE

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keywords: worrying disappearance, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducal Police is calling for witnesses this Friday evening after the disappearance of 14-year-old Maxcens Lefebvre, who left the family home in Wasserbillig on October 13th and did not return. Maxcens is 1.58m tall, thin, short-haired and wearing a thin mustache. All relevant information must be communicated urgently to the Grevenmacher Police Station at 4997-7500. Share this page with:

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – TRUCKS CHECKS ON A1 MOTORWAY

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keywords: road police, lorry, trucks, dangerous loading, luxembourg. The Luxembourg Road Police, together with its counterparts from Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate, carried out a large-scale control operation on Wednesday (October 18th) for trucks on the A1 Luxembourg-Trier motorway. The purpose of the joint operation was to ensure that the safety rules for truck loads are respected. Out of 53 vehicles, 29 taxable warnings were issued. A driver was registered because his vehicle was heavily overloaded. A total of 7 vehicles were immobilised because the safety of their cargo had major defects which…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – HAUTE SÛRE LAKE SWIMMING FORBIDDEN

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keywords: cyanobacteria, blue-green algae, blue-green bacteria, moselle, luxembourg. A new alert on the water quality of Lake Haute-Sûre was issued prohibiting all swimming and nautical activities on the whole lake after sampling at “Rommwiss”, Liefrange, “Burfelt”, “Fuussefeld” , Insenborn and Lultzhausen. In fact, the multiplication of cyanobacteria (or blue-green algae) which, after triggering an alert last August prohibiting swimming on the beach “Rommwiss” is now generalized to the whole lake. These bacteria grow in stagnant waters with high temperatures. The dangers to health are certain, any contact with this water…

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CYBERSECURITY – LUXTRUST DISRUPTED TOMORROW TUESDAY

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keywords: luxtrust, cybersecurity week, digital identity, luxembourg. Luxtrust announces on Monday morning to its large bank customers a period of maintenance “test” tomorrow Tuesday 17 October 2017 from 09:00 to 12:00 that may cause disruption. In the middle of the cybersecurity week in Luxembourg, let’s remind that Luxtrust is a company whose Luxembourg State is a shareholder, as well as the main banks of the Luxembourg market, and is the pillar of the digital identity in the Grand Duchy. Share this page with:

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CYBERSECURITY – LUXEMBOURG INCREASES ITS LEAD

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keywords: cybersecurity competence center, cases, circl, risk prevention, luxembourg. While Luxembourg is increasingly targeted by cyber attacks, the IT risk associated with malicious actions is taken very seriously. The latest initiative taken by the Grand Duchy is the setting up of the C3 Cybersecurity Competence Center, the national center for cybersecurity skills, whose objective is: – an observatory of threats and vulnerabilities: The Center provides not only technical information, but also an overview of threats and protection mechanisms, as well as key measures and figures needed for good governance. – a…

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CATTENOM INTRUSION – LUXEMBOURG GOVERNMENT WORRIED

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keywords: intrusion nuclear power cattenom, nuclear risk, government luxembourg. While EDF officials largely communicate about the lack of impact and the perfect respect of the security procedures, which nevertheless made it possible for Greenpeace activists to intrude last night into the compound of the Cattenom nuclear power plant, the Luxembourg Government wishes to express its concern. In a statement issued late this afternoon, the Ministers of Health and Environment jointly declared “very concerned about the flagrant gaps in the access security of this plant. They insist on a detailed investigation…

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NUCLEAR LUXEMBOURG – CATTENOM INTRUSION BY GREENPEACE

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keywords: nuclear power plant cattenom, greenpeace, nuclear risk, luxembourg. EDF France and EDF Cattenom confirm Thursday morning an intrusion during the night of NGO Greenpeace activists within the site of the Cattenom nuclear power plant in Moselle located 9 kilometers from the Luxembourg border. Greenpeace would not have had access to the nuclear zone but fired fireworks into the nuclear power plant. This intrusion comes at a time when nuclear safety is in question, and where EDF announced earlier this week a 700 million euros plan to increase the safety of…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – TIME FOR INFLUENZA VACCINATION

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keywords: vaccination against influenza, vaccination campaign, health, luxembourg. With the arrival of autumn and the approach of winter, the time is for the prevention of the winter flu that affects the most fragile among us. Vaccination is the best prevention. The Health Directorate recommends that people over the age of 65 years to be vaccinated against influenza, as well as those suffering from chronic respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, kidney problems or reduced immunity. Vaccination is also recommended for pregnant women, regardless of when they got pregnant. Fifteen days after…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER DISAPPEARANCE

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keywords: disappearance, call to witnesses, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Grand Ducal Police are calling for witnesses after the disappearance of Marc Flammang since 6 October, 56, resident in Wiltz. It was last seen in Wiltz, Rue de la Fontaine. Any information about this person or the place where it can be found is to report urgently to the Wiltz Police Station at 2441-9500. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – NUMEROUS ROBBERIES IN THE WHOLE COUNTRY

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keywords: burglaries, robberies, grand-ducal police, video-surveillance, video-protection, luxembourg. After a summer season marked by a resurgence of burglaries, the calm on this type of delinquency seemed to have returned to the country. But in recent days the Grand-Ducale Police has reported a return to the number of burglaries in Luxembourg: Between Thursday 05.10.2017 and Saturday 07.10.2017 23.00 – Vianden, single-family house   Friday 06.10.2017 – Howald, 1st floor apartment, between 12h00 and 21h30 – Uebersyren, single-family house, between 18:30 and 21:45 – Uebersyren, single-family house, between 19:20 and 01:00  …

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL FOR IDENTIFICATION AFTER WALLET THEFT

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keywords: call for identification, wallet theft, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police calls for identification for the man in the photos who is suspected of stealing a wallet benefiting from his victim’s inattention at a bus stop and then made several withdrawals at the ATM with the bank cards stolen. Any information on the identity of this man or the place where it can be found is to be communicated urgently to Capellen Police Station at 4997-3500. Share this page with:

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EUROPEAN UNION – AMAZON GETS 250 MILLIONS EURO FINE

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keywords: amazon, tax, european union, tax benefit, luxembourg. The European Union is asking Amazon for 250 million euros for undue tax advantages. This sum is to be recovered by the Luxembourg State. The EU had also asked Ireland to recover 13 billion euros from Apple for the same reason, the Irish state refusing to comply to this order at risk of prosecution by the EU. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: call to witnesses, credit card theft, bank card, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducale Police is looking for information about men on the photos. They are believed to have stolen a mobile phone and briefcase at the beginning of the year at Christnach Golf that contained bank cards and then to have withdrawn money from the ATM with these stolen credit cards. All relevant information concerning these persons (identity or location) has to be communicated urgently to the Echternach Police dialling 2447-2200. Partager cette page avec:

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FRANCE BORDER – TRUCKS TRANSIT TO GERMANY FORBIDDEN

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keywords: heavy trucks forbidden traffic, trucks, public holiday in germany, grand-ducal police. Several kilometers of traffic jams and the closing of the right lane on the A31 motorway between France and Luxembourg are reported this morning. The trucks/heavy goods vehicles are systematically stopped by the Grand-Ducale Police and banned from circulation (transit) in the Grand Duchy in the direction of Germany on this bank holiday in Germany. At the last “Corpus Christi” on June 15th, the failure to respect the circulation rules resulted in a 11 kms traffic jam at…

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SECURITY – PATROL ROBOTS IN YOUR COMPANY SOON ?

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keywords: security, security agents, video surveillance, patrol, robotics. Controlling physical access of a company or a sensitive part of the company such as an open space while ensuring access ease and fluidity is a challenge that is sometimes difficult to meet. The difficulty of controlling everyone all the time often leads to the creation of “hard” checkpoints such as portals or security airlocks that slow down the flow of people, lengthen the queues and can therefore endanger people. In the opposite excess, the removal of these hard control points in order…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – WORLD HEART DAY 2017

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keywords: health, heart disease, cardiovascular risk, luxembourg. This Friday, September 29, 2017 is officially the “World Heart Day”. The Luxembourg authorities are taking advantage of this day to draw attention to the fact that in Luxembourg, in 2015, nearly 30.2% of deaths have been caused by diseases of the circulatory system. This makes it the leading cause of death in Luxembourg, with women being more affected than men. Another worrying figure: In Luxembourg, about 31% of the adult population aged 25 to 65 suffers from high blood pressure. This proportion…

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DEFENSE LUXEMBOURG – NEW CHIEF OF STAFF FOR THE ARMY

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keywords: chief of staff, army, arméi, defense, luxembourg. On Friday, 29 September 2017, the ceremony appointing the new Chief of Staff of the Luxembourg Armed Forces took place between General Romain Mancinelli (retiring) and General Alain Duschène, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, Étienne Schneider, and the Secretary for Defense, Francine Closener. General Alain Duschène joined the Army as a volunteer-soldier in 1978 and climbed all levels. He then studied at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels and received a BA in Social and Military…

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PRIVATE SECURITY – PERIPHERAL PERIMETRIC COMPARTMENTED

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keywords: peripheral, perimetric, compartmented, security, fire safety, intrusion, video surveillance, security guards, security agents. Securing a place has always been a challenge. It is indeed easier to attack than to defend; The attacker knows when he will attack, how he will attack and with what, he has all the information. While the defense has none, it does not know when, where, nor how. It must therefore be ready for any type of attack and above all must be permanently ready, vigilance must be constant which is not in human nature….

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POLICE – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER AN AGRESSION AT ATM

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keywords: aggression to the cash dispenser/atm, call to witnesses, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police is looking for the man on the photos. He is suspected of having assaulted a woman who was withdrawing money from the the BIL ATM, Place de Paris branch. Any useful information to identify this man must be reported to the Police Gare-Hollerich at 24444-200 or by dialing 113. We also remind that the Grand-Ducale Police issued a set of recommendations when withdrawing money from ATMs (in particular to ensure the absence of…

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DEFENSE – RUSSIA FIRES AN ICBM MISSILE FROM SIBERIA

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keywords: russia, icbm missile, nato, enhanced advanced presence, north korea. Russia launchedy esterday an ICBM-type missile from a launch base in Siberia to Russia-friendly Kazakhstan. The drill proved to be a success and to have fully reached its target. This missile fire occurs in the context of a double tension. On the one hand the increased presence of NATO troops in Poland and the Baltic countries after the annexation of the Crimea and the strong support of Russia to the Ukrainian separatists. This spectacular deployment of NATO in order to…

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PRIVATE SECURITY – PERIPHERAL PERIMETRIC VOLUMETRIC

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keywords: peripheral, perimetric, volumetric, security, video surveillance, security guards, security agents. Securing a place has always been a challenge. It is indeed easier to attack than to defend; The attacker knows when he will attack, how he will attack and with what, he has all the information. While the defense has none, it does not know when, where, nor how. It must therefore be ready for any type of attack and above all must be permanently ready, vigilance must be constant which is not in human nature. It is then…

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FINANCE LUXEMBOURG – LUXTRUST DOWN ON SATURDAY

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keywords: luxtrust, identification, cybersecurity, finance, banks, luxembourg. Without being informed in advance of an unavailability of the service Luxtrust, pillar of the digital identification in Luxembourg, this service is unavailable this Saturday morning. Any attempt to connect will result in the message “An error occurred.” No cause of unavailability nor time of service return is communicated. LuxTrust is a joint venture owned by the Government of the Grand Duchy with the main Luxembourg banks and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. LuxTrust is highlighted by the Luxembourg authorities as a symbol of digital…

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SECURITY GUARD – WHY HIRING AN EX SOLDIER IS A GOOD PICK

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keywords: private security, private security officer agent guard, military, soldier, luxembourg. Private Security jobs are exciting for those who love to serve and protect others. In many cases, the job of security guard is considered to be poorly qualified and not very rewarding, whereas it requires highly developed technical, human and psychological skills. Being a good security guard is not easy, recruiting a good security guard is not easy either. Historically, former soldiers have been recruits of choice for private security companies. Indeed the training received by former soldiers is…

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CUSTOMS LUXEMBOURG – 77 KG MARIHUANA SEIZED IN AUGUST

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keywords: customs, douanes et accises, drug seizure, luxembourg. It is only known today that, at the end of August, the Luxembourg Customs seized 77.4 kg of marihuana, with a theoretical value of 650,000 euros. The drug came from South Africa by plane and was intercepted in a truck going to Great Britain. This seizure was not the result of chance, the Customs were on the trail of this convoy. After the interception at the end of May of a large batch of smuggled cigarettes, this is another great success for…

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CROSS BORDER WORKERS – SNCF ON STRIKE ON 21 SEPTEMBER

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keywords: cross border workers luxembourg, sncf strike, train, luxembourg. In the autumn of 2017, the social movements are numerous, and about ten days after a first strike, the SNCF will know its second social movement tomorrow Thursday 21 September 2017. While the Lorraine region experienced some train cancellations during the previous movement, the SNCF Communication Department announces a normal traffic for the tomorrow local trains. According to the SNCF, Luxembourg cross-border workers on the Nancy-Metz-Luxembourg and Longwy/Athus-Luxembourg routes are supposed to therefore expect minimal disruptions. Share this page with:

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CYBERSECURITY – LUXEMBOURG ADVISES BELGIAN GOVERNMENT

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keywords: cybersecurity, cases.lu, securitymadein.lu, best practices, risk prevention, luxembourg. While cyber attacks on Luxembourg are constantly increasing and Europol confirms the same trend at European level, cybersecurity is a major issue. Although no study to date has quantified losses to the Luxembourg economy as a result of cybercrime and companies are reluctant to report on financial losses related to cyber attacks, the amounts are significant, as an example the latest wave of ransomware Wannacry has in particular affected BNP Paribas Real Estate in Luxembourg. The Grand Duchy has been focusing…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – REMOVABLE POSTS EVERYWHERE SOON?

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keywords: securing the city, removable posts, concrete blocks, luxembourg. At a time when cities are one after the other the target to ram car attacks, it is necessary to take this risk into account in the urban organisation/planning. While the safety of the Schueberfouer was inadequate, at least at its start in the absence of an efficient concrete block system, Luxembourg City has much better secured the following events. In order to sustain the urban security system in time, the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider reveals today that discussions…

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DEFENSE LUXEMBOURG – ARMY VOLUNTEERS TAKE AN OATH

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keywords: voluntary service to the army, voluntary military service, solemn promise, luxembourg. Thirty new recruits of the Luxembourg Army took an oath last Friday in the presence of Secretary of Defense Francine Closener. This symbolic ceremony marks the end of the 4 months of basic training of new volunteers serving with the Army, who have committed themselves to a 36-month period (which may be extended). Out of a promotion of 56 volunteers, only 30 recruits or just over half will be allowed to continue their commitment. This year, seven volunteer…

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LUXEMBOURG – BICYCLE BRIDGE AT PONT ADOLPHE INAUGURATION

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keywords: soft mobility, mobility week, bicycle bridge, adolphe bridge, luxembourg. After the success of the renovation of the Adolphe Bridge in Luxembourg, it is now time to inaugurate the bicycle bridge located under the bridge. The inauguration will take place tomorrow Sunday 17th September 2017 at 11:00 at the Pont Adolphe, the first cyclists with the authorities are expected from 11:30. This work will thus link the bike paths of Avenue de la Liberté to those of the city center (Ville Haute). This inauguration is the starting point for the…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS TANDEL GETS ONE VEHICLE

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keywords: firefighters firemen luxembourg, cis tandel, pump water tank LF 20, luxembourg. It was in the presence of the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch that the Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) of the municipality of Tandel officially put into operation a new vehicle on Friday 15 September. It is a pump water tank truck (LF20) to the latest standards to intervene on fires under the best conditions. This commissioning takes place a few days after the receipt of 5 new vehicles by the Schengen CIS, the fire and rescue…

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POLICE – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER ACCIDENT IN MERSCH

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keywords: traffic accident, call to witnesses, mersch, luxembourg. A traffic accident in Mersch (Stäreplatz) on 13 September around 16:30 saw a collision of 2 cars while one probably did not respect the traffic lights. The incriminated driver driving a ‘Mini’ brand car came out of the car to make sure there were no injuries and he then resumed his journey without leaving his contact details for a settlement of the damage. Any information about this accident or this driver has to be reported to the Mersch Police Station at 4997-9500….

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ROAD SAFETY – UNUSUAL TRUCK INTERCEPTED IN PETANGE

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keywords: mega-truck, road safety, grand-ducal police, road police luxembourg. While mega-trucks are prohibited on the roads of the Grand Duchy because of their length and therefore dangerous for themselves and for other road users, it is a unusual vehicle that intercepted the Grand-Ducal Police today on the N31 close to Pétange. A truck loaded with 4 trailers exceeded the maximum length allowed on Luxembourg roads, load-fixing systems were also faulty. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG A1 MOTORWAY CLOSED DIRECTION TRIER

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Following an accident in Kirchberg, the A1 motorway between Luxembourg and Trêves/Trier was closed for a short period of time after 10:40 am this morning. In the accident a German driver died, no other vehicle seems involved according to a Grand-Ducal Police report. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – How security becomes a priority in property management

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keywords : property management, security, video surveillance, armored doors, steel doors.   According to the annual survey recently published in January 2017 by Gérance Immobilière Luxembourg, a locally well-known property management company on its market, the security need becomes now the number one priority for 82% of the owners (living inside the building or landlords), just before the common area assessments control. This is the opposite ranking compared with last year, and moreover this security need makes a stunning 20% jump year-on-year. The recent terror attacks that happened in western countries…

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EMERGENCY.LU DEPLOYED IN THE CARRIBEAN AFTER IRMA

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keywords: emergency.lu, hurricane irma, caribbean, astra satellites, luxembourg air ambulance. The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs announces the departure of four volunteers from the emergency.lu program for the Caribbean following the damage caused by hurricane Irma and at the request of the World Food Program (WFP). Emergency.lu is a mobile satellite telecommunication platform whose main objective is to restore communication (Internet, voice) after a disaster, to support the coordination efforts of humanitarian organisations on the ground and thus to contribute to saving lives in humanitarian emergencies. Emergency.lu is a…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – STRONG WIND ALERT ON WEDNESDAY

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keywords: strong wind alert, weather alarm, luxembourg. On Tuesday evening MeteoLux issues an orange alert to strong wind for tomorrow Wednesday 13 September 2017. Tomorrow Wednesday from 03:00 to 16:00, for the whole country, wind above 35 km/h is expected with gusts up to 75 km/h in some places. Share this page with:

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS SCHENGEN GETS 5 VEHICLES

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keywords: fire and rescue center, schengen, firemen, firefighters, cgdis, luxembourg. Without waiting for the full installation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) scheduled soon, the country’s rescue services are reorganising in order to increase efficiency. This is the case for the three volunteer fire brigades of Schengen, Burmerange and Wellenstein as well as the Schengen Civil Protection which have gathered to allow the pooling of equipment and the presence of a permanent guard. The fire and rescue center of Schengen municipality has received five new intervention vehicles: –…

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ARMY LUXEMBOURG – ANNIVERSARY CONCERT INVITATION

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keywords: “anniversaries” concert, army luxembourg, d’arméi, military music. As part of this year’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of volunteer military service and the 175th anniversary of military music, a concert will be organised at the Philharmonie on October 20th. The General Staff of the Army today informs that the general public is invited to attend this concert which will be given by the Grand-Ducal Military Music accompanied in part by the former musical group AWACS, army volunteer orchestra founded in 1982. The military music will accompany the screening of…

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COMMUTERS – SNCF ON STRIKE – CANCELLED TRAINS LIST

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keywords: sncf on strike, train, cfl, cross-border workers commuters luxembourg. Following the announcement of SNCF’s participation in the general strike tomorrow Tuesday 12 September 2017, the following disruptions are to be expected for commuters / cross border workers in Luxembourg:   Line 70 Longwy – Luxembourg: Between 12:00 and 21:00 all trains are cancelled between Rodange and Longwy. The CFL set up an alternative bus service from Longwy to Rodange train station.   Lige 90 Nancy – Metz – Luxembourg: 6:09 Metz – Nancy: cancelled 07:20 Nancy – 08:00 Metz…

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SECURITY – WHEN VIDEO SURVEILLANCE BECOMES VIDEO PROTECTION

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keywords: cctv, video surveillance, video protection, cameras, burglary, luxembourg. Faced with threats to people and goods that are more present every day, the need for protection is only increasing. And while the role of the human being in monitoring its own environment is a major asset in terms of security, it does not appear sufficient to eliminate all the threats that surround it. The automation of surveillance by technology is then a valuable help, that is what gives us video surveillance. While Nice is the city of France where the…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER BUS INCIDENT

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keywords: call to witnesses, stroller, bus, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducal police call to witnesses in the context of an incident on a bus in the City. On Wednesday 12 July at about 10:10 pm, a woman was getting off bus number 11 at the “Echer Klinik” stop when the bus door closed on the stroller and the driver would have restarted. It would be passengers of the bus who would have stopped the driver, made release the stroller, the bus resuming its usual way. All information on the…

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LUXEMBOURG – THE PRIVATE SECURITY CONTINUOUSLY GROWING

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keywords: private security, security guard, telemonitoring, telesurveillance, teleprotection, video protection, luxembourg. Luxembourg is one of the safest countries in the world and we welcome it. People are living and working in the Grand Duchy with a feeling of security that few countries know. While threats of all types are increasing in neighboring countries, Luxembourg does not seem impacted. And when we talk about security of goods, facilities and people, private security is an important part of the system. Security agents, telemonitoring and teleprotection, the private security market is multiple. The…

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LUXEMBOURG PALACE – SOLEMN CHANGING OF THE GUARD

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keywords: solemn changing of the guard, grand-ducal palace, luxembourg. This Saturday 09 September 2017 will take place the solemn changing of the Guard in front of the Grand-Ducal Palace in Luxembourg at 16:00. After the changing of July 08, it is the last time for this year 2017 that the public will be able to attend this event expected by inhabitants and tourists. The solemn changing of the Guard is experiencing a growing success from year to year, the Luxembourg Army demonstrating all its mastery and makes dream all the…

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BRADERIE LUXEMBOURG – BETTER SECURITY BUT STILL BREACHES

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keywords: braderie de luxembourg, schueberfouer, ram attack, security, luxembourg. After the recent ram car attacks, and especially the one in Barcelona, ​​it seems that no country can be safe. The security of the area around the Schueberfouer caused controversy to the point that MP Laurent Mosar (CSV) questioned the Minister of Internal Security about the weakness of the security. The Braderie de Luxembourg on Monday, an unavoidable street fair every year just few days before the start of the school year, was expected as a good test on the security…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER THEFT IN ELECTRONIC SHOP

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keywords: call to witnesses, theft, electronic items, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducale Police is looking for information on the identity of the people in these photos. These people are suspected of having taken part in a robbery in an electrical/electronics items store, route de Longwy in Bertrange. Any information on the identity of these persons has to be reported urgently to the Capellen Police Station at 4997-3500 or dialing 113. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – NO STRICT LIMITATIONS ON CASH MONEY USE

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keywords: cash, cash money, terrorism financing, luxembourg. There will be no limit for cash payments in Luxembourg, according to Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna on Monday, responding to MP Laurent Mosar (CSV). While many European countries have set limits for cash payments (Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain) this is not the case in Luxembourg. The Minister reminds that the European directives on money laundering and the financing of terrorism did not provide for such limitations. However, even…

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BANKS LUXEMBOURG – BIL OFFICIALLY BOUGHT BY CHINESE GROUP

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keywords: banque internationale, bank finance luxembourg, legend group, luxembourg. For months, close persons with the matter have informed the press (Bloomberg and Washington Post) that the Chinese holding company Legend Holdings Corporation (owner of Lenovo) has bought 90% of the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL), it is now the Minister of Finance in person who confirms the information. While the amoun of the transaction has not yet been disclosed, Minister Gramegna also specifies in a statement on Friday that BIL being a systemic bank the transaction will have to be…

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LUXEMBOURG – THE WOLF IS BACK AFTER 124 YEARS

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keywords: wolf, environment department, holzem, garnich, luxembourg. The wolf is back in Luxembourg as suggested by the recent attack on 8 sheep in a pasture between Holzem and Garnich last July 15 and as it was seen around Leudelange previously. After this attack, the Ministry of Sustainable Development had immediately initiated DNA sampling. The Senckenberg-Institut in Gelnhausen (Germany) which has carried out the DNA analyzes is quite sure, the samples clearly reveal the presence of a wolf. The Government’s Wolf Action Plan provides for 100% compensation for the impacted farmer….

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LUXEMBOURG – IS THE SCHUEBERFOUER SECURE ENOUGH?

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keywords: schueberfouer, ram car attack, security, luxembourg. Any visitor to the Schueberfouer of this year 2017 have noticed the light security designed to secure the area around the fair. Recent ram car attacks across Europe (not to mention knife attacks) make groupings of people the targets that need to be secured. Without considering not going to the Schueberfouer, which has been a national event for more than 600 years and awaited by all, it is nevertheless necessary to remain vigilant and aware of the danger parents and children are facing….

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AIRPORT LUXEMBOURG – FINDEL TRAFFIC IS BACK TO NORMAL

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keywords: airport luxembourg-findel, traffic diversion, closed runaway, aviation security, luxembourg. From 10:00 pm on Tuesday night, the Findel airport runaway was closed for a reason not communicated by LuxAirport, forcing traffic still important at this time to be diverted to Frankfurt-Hahn airport. At 03:40 a first Cargolux landing was successfully completed in Luxembourg. LuxAirport is no longer communicating about possible disruptions on this Wednesday morning both at take-off and on landing apart from the following two flights which are cancelled: KLM/KL1736 at 06:15 to Schiphol/Amsterdam and Lufthansa/LH399 at 07:05 to…

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POLICE – CREDIT CARD BANK FRAUD IN ORGANISED GROUP

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keywords: credit card fraud, europol, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. On 4 February 2017, simultaneous ATM withdrawals in organised group in four countries (Luxembourg, France, Germany, Switzerland) made it possible to divert several million euros. The Grand-Ducal Police and Europol are looking for people on these photos taken in Luxembourg who may have participated in the fraud. The origin of the fraud would be in the hacking of a computer of a bank in Central Africa. Any information on these persons has to be reported urgently to 4997-6125 or by e-mail to fmp@police.etat.lu….

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: call to witnesses, credit card theft, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. Following a bank card theft at the end of last year, the individual in the picture is wanted for having used it for cash withdrawals in ATMs in Pétange. All information about the identity of this man has to be communicated to the Pétange Police station at 2445-6201. Share this page with:

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“ROMMWISS” BEACH BATHING FORBIDDEN IN HAUTE-SURE LAKE

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keywords: cyanobacteria, blue-green algae, blue-green bacteria, moselle, luxembourg. After the alert at the beginning of the week on the presence of cyanobacteria (green blue algae) in certain rivers of Moselle (France) it is today a prohibition of bathing on the “Rommwiss” beach of the Haute-Sûre lake that is issued by the Water Management Administration. Water analyzes have in fact revealed the excessive presence of cyanobacteria in the waters of this beach, it is therefore prohibited to bathing of humans and animals. It is also recommended not to drink its water…

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POLICE – PRISONERS TRANSPORT BY SPECIALISED PERSONNEL

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keywords: prisoners, justizvollzugsbeamter, grand ducale police recruitment, luxembourg. The staff of the Grand-Ducale Police are undersized in the face of all the missions the Police are confronted. The transport of prisoners from Court to prison is a good example of this, which is now underlined by MPs André Bauler and Max Hahn (DP). This action mobilizes staff who are forced to wait for long periods and during these periods they are not performing Police operations. Like the German “Justizvollzugsbeamter”, a specialised professional in the transport of prisoners, MPs question the…

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BEES LUXEMBOURG – NO EXCESS MORTALITY DUE TO PESTICIDES

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keywords: bees mortality, neonicotinoid pesticides, environment, luxembourg. The mortality rate of bee colonies during the winter 2016-2017 in Luxembourg was 20%, which is the average of the previous years (the rate ranging from 9% to 34%). This number comes into the debate on the use and possible banning of neonicotinoid pesticides (clothianidin imidacloprid thiamethoxam). These chemicals used in agriculture are often accused of being primarily responsible for reducing the number of bees. According to the Minister of Agriculture, the losses in bee colonies are more due to an impoverishment of…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – CYANOBACTERIA IN MOSELLE FRANCE

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keywords: ministry of health, cyanobacteria, blue-green bacteria, moselle, luxembourg. The Ministry of Health calls for vigilance after the discovery of a proliferation of cyanobacteria (blue-green bacteria) in the stagnant waters of the rivers of Moselle, France. Cyanobacteria can release toxins that can pose a risk to public health (skin irritations, headaches, nausea, gastroenteritis, cramps, paralysis, liver damage). The excessive presence of cyanobacteria is identifiable by the formation of colored carpets (greenish-blue coloration or pea mashed color). It comes from a high water temperature. It is recommended not to swim in…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD FRAUD

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keywords: credit card fraud, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. As part of a bank card fraud case at the Luxembourg railway station the Grand Ducal Police are looking for the man in the photo. Any information allowing to identify or find this man is to be reported urgently to the Luxembourg train station Police Station at 2442 9500 or 113. Share this page with:

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POLICE – ROADS CLOSED TO TRUCKS TRAFFIC ON AUGUST 15

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keywords: trucks, lorries, france, germany, grand ducal police, luxembourg. In its role of prevention, the Grand-Ducale Police remind that trucks transit traffic to France and Germany is prohibited in Luxembourg on Tuesday 15 August 2017, Assumption day (public holiday). At the last German “Fronleichnam” (or “Corpus Christi”) on 15 June, non-compliance with traffic rules resulted in an 11-kilometer traffic jam at the border and a closed motorway lane. Failure to comply with these provisions may result in a fine of € 250 for the offender. The Grand-Ducal Police will increase their…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES – CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: credit card theft, atm, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducal Police are seeking for two men who stole a credit card in Rue de Bonnevoie in Luxembourg. On Friday, August 4th, around 9:30 am, when a client was withdrawing money, two men approached her and could see her entering her secret code. As they probably manipulate the ATM system earlier, the card was not able to get out of the ATM after withdrawing money, they then can come and fetch the card later and withdraw a big…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – EGGS CONTAMINATED WITH FIPRONIL AT CACTUS

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keywords: fipronil insecticide, contaminated eggs, public health, food safety, luxembourg. After the surprise announcement of the presence and sale of eggs contaminated with Fipronil on Luxembourg soil in Aldi stores, the Ministry of Health informs of the presence and sale of these contaminated eggs in Cactus supermarkets. Caterman and Carnesa received suspicious eggs from their Belgian supplier, at Carnesa the eggs were used in preparations of minced meat and meat pâtés. The minced meat still present is destroyed, the meat pâtés still present are blocked for now waiting for the…

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PARIS – FRENCH SOLDIERS INJURED AFTER RAM CAR ATTACK

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Six injured French soldiers are reported after a ram car attack in Levallois-Perret, Paris suburb. According to information not yet confirmed, the soldiers left their barracks Place de Verdun in Levallois-Perret this morning around 08:15 am when they were targeted by a BMW brand car . The vehicle and its driver are sought after. 01:55 pm : A suspect is under arrest. 03:30 pm : French Prime Minister confirms the man under arrest is the BMW car driver wanted. Share this page with:

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – EGGS CONTAMINATED WITH FIPRONIL AT ALDI

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keywords: fipronil insecticide, contaminated eggs, public health, luxembourg. While initially the Luxembourg authorities were certain of the absence of eggs contaminated with Fipronil on the Luxembourg market, a statement from the Ministry of Health confirms the opposite this late afternoon. In fact, contaminated eggs have been sold on the Luxembourg market: At Aldi stores From 25/07/2017 With for DLC the 15/08/2017 respectively the 16/08/2017 With identification numbers X-NL42364-XX and X-NL43868-XX All of these lots were withdrawn from the market by Aldi. In the present state of knowledge: – For the…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER ARMED ATTACK

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keywords: armed assault, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducale Police call to witnesses after an armed robbery occurred Place du Marché in Pétange last night at 01:30 in the morning. After closing her bar a waitress went to her car with the turnover of the day in a bag. The aggressor then approached and asked for the bag under the threat of a pistol. The thief then fled with the bag towards Pétange-Gare. He is white, measuring 1m80, speaks French, thin, with a white hooded suit, armed with…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER MISSING PERSON

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keywords: missing person, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducale police call to witnesses after the disappearance of MUNO Pierre from 06:30 this morning. He lives in Bascharage and needs medication. Pierre Muno is 74 years old, a little corpulent, measures 1m75, bald and wears glasses. Any pertinent information about this person must be reported urgently to the Differdange Police Station at 24453-500 or 113. Update : Pierre Muno was found in hospital. End of call to witnesses. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG DROUGHT – END OF WATER VIGILANCE PHASE

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keywords: ministry of sustainable development, environment, drought, luxembourg. The Department of Environment of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures officially closes today the water consumption vigilance phase that was set up on 31 May. The Department gives two main reasons for this decision: the statistical decline in water consumption with school holidays and the collective holiday (August), which again proved to be real this year, and weather forecasts that exclude a heat wave Luxembourg in the coming weeks. However, moderate water consumption is always recommended. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER MISSING PERSON

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keywords: person missing, call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducal Police call to witnesses after DE CARVALHO MORAIS Lopo Batista disappeared since Tuesday. He lives in Schieren and was seen for the last time in Bissen. Update 04 August 08:30 am : he was found dead last night. All relevant information has to be reported at the Mersch Police Station dialling 4997 9500 or at the emergency phone number 113. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – DIGICASH BOUGHT BY A BELGIAN COMPANY

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keywords: digicash, mobile payments, startups, fintechs, luxembourg. In this August 02, the news has made noise in the world of Luxembourg FinTechs. Indeed this Wednesday the purchase of Digicash by Payconiq is announced. Digicash, which claims 25% of Luxembourg residents as users of its mobile payments with a professional or between individuals passes under Belgian Payconiq flag, equivalent payment solution in Belgium, supported by ING and KBC. Payconiq aims to become a European leader and the strategy of buying local leaders is chosen to achieve this goal. The amount of…

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LUXEMBOURG – STRICT LIMITATIONS ON CASH MONEY SOON ?

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keywords: cash, cash money, terrorism financing, luxembourg. One way to fight terrorism is to prevent its financing. The procedures for tracing banking transactions are increasing and are so effective that potential terrorists no longer use the traditional banking system for transfers. Recent attacks in Europe have been financed either by consumer loans or by cash exchanges. States are gradually introducing legislation to restrict the use of cash money. To take only our neighbours, this is the case in France since September 1, 2015 where a cash payment is allowed for…

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LUXEMBOURG – NO STATISTICS ON FOX SPREAD AVAILABLE

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keywords: hunting ban, foxes, echinococcosis, public health, luxembourg. Since the fox hunting ban in Luxembourg in 2015, many have observed the return of foxes in the cities, especially in residential areas bordering forests. In addition to the safety problems that may arise (let us not forget that the fox is a wild animal), there are also public health issues, as wild animals are carriers of diseases. Following this observation, MPs Diane Adehm and Gilles Roth (CSV) appealed to Carole Dieschbourg, Minister of the Environment and Lydia Mutsch, Minister of Health…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – NEW ANTI SMOKING LAW COMES INTO FORCE

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keywords: public health, anti-smoking law, cigarette, e-cigarette, luxembourg. While the Grand Duchy has 1 000 deaths a year from tobacco-related diseases (of which 80 from passive smoking) the new anti-smoking law enters into force in Luxembourg tomorrow 01 August 2017 and with it new cigarettes consumption bans and an alignment of electronic cigarette bans on traditional cigarettes. The new anti-smoking law provides for : the prohibition of smoking on playgrounds the prohibition of smoking in private vehicles when children under 12 are on board the prohibition of using an electronic…

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LUXEMBOURG – PFAFFENTHAL ELEVATOR CLOSED ONCE A MONTH

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keywords: pfaffenthal panoramic lift, monthly maintenance, luxembourg. The panoramic elevator that connects the Pfaffenthal area to the Ville-Haute is taken out of service once a month, every first Monday of the month (starting at 9h) to allow the monthly maintenance work required by the Grand- Ducal Regulation of 25 October 1999 on lifts. It is reopened the next day at 6 o’clock and again connects the two districts allowing to overcome 60 m height in 30 seconds. Access is allowed via the “Pescatore” park in the Ville-Haute and Rue du…

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EUROPOL – CALL TO INFORMATION IN A CHILD ABUSE CASE

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keywords: child abuse, call to information, europol, grand ducal police. In the context of child sexual abuse, Europol is looking for any information on where this photo was taken. All information must be reported to Europol at the following address: https://www.europol.europa.eu/stopchildabuse/can-you-help?image=8484 Thank you in advance for sharing this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER HIT AND RUN ON CR101

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keywords: hit and run, dangerous driving, kopstal, schoenfels, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. Tuesday 25 July at 16:20 on the CR101 between Kopstal and Schoenfels two vehicles were forced to detour to the right in order to avoid a frontal collision with a white van that came in their direction on the wrong line. In the movement the two vehicles bumped. The two occupants of the vehicles were slightly injured. The white van did not stop. Any relevant information in order to locate or identify the white van or any information about…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER SHEEP ATTACKED

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keywords: sheep attacked, dogs, rodange, luxembourg. Yesterday morning at 08:45, a resident of the rue du Clopp in Rodange heard dog barking. Looking at the neighboring meadow he noticed two dogs attacking the sheep. After making the two dogs leave he found two sheep dead. The first dog is knee tall, black short hairs with white spots. The second dog is taller, has long fur, it looks like a Golden Retriever but probably bastard. All information on dogs and/or the owner of these dogs has to be reported urgently to…

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ROAD SAFETY – 30KM/H SPEED LIMIT FOR TRUCKS IN CITIES SOON?

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keywords: road safety, heavy vehicles, trucks, lorries, speed limit, speeding, luxembourg. Considered for a long time as a bad pupil of Europe in terms of road safety, Luxembourg has now made it a national priority. One way to get better safety on our roads is to control the speed of users. Many checks are carried out, communicated in advance or not. And while the decline in road speed is engaged in town with the establishment of 30 km/h zones, the speed of trucks is still an issue. A petition opened…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL FOR VIGILANCE WHEN SELLING A CAR

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keywords: vehicle purchase scam, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand-Ducale Police call for vigilance when selling a vehicle. In the context of the sale of private vehicles, the seller’s attention can be diverted, and during this time the buyer pours water into the engine oil. When the car is tested, the engine immediately starts to smoke (without damage to the mechanics), buyers then demand a high discount because of the engine problem. This classic scam is now underway in the Grand Duchy. The Grand-Ducal Police reminds that: Never leave a potential…

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COMMUTERS – TRAFFIC STOPPED BETWEEN LUXEMBOURG AND THIONVILLE

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keywords: cross border workers luxembourg, commuters, train traffic stopped, cfl, sncf, luxembourg. CFL inform tonight that due to disturbances on the network of SNCF, all trains between Luxembourg and Thionville are cancelled from 20:00 until 22:00. A train replacement bus service is offered platform 19 by the CFL from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Thionville . Delays may still be expected due to road traffic. According to France’s SNCF the problem comes from a train problem in Bettembourg, i.e. on the CFL network. Share this page with:

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GOOGLE LUXEMBOURG – IS THE DATACENTER LAND IN A GREEN ZONE?

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keywords: google luxembourg, datacenter, cyber-security, government, luxembourg. While the arrival of a Google datacenter in Luxembourg takes longer than expected and that a start of disagreement within the government seems to appear on the matter, the National Representation asks questions at its turn. MP Laurent Mosar (CSV), after being surprised by the negotiations length, appealed to Carole Dieschbourg, Minister of the Environment and Etienne Schneider, Minister of the Economy, on the reality of the land presence in a green area (protected zone and not constructible land) envisaged to the installation…

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LUXEMBOURG – FIRE IN BELVAUX – CR178 ROAD CLOSED

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keywords: fire, cr178, closed lanes, road closed, firemen, grand ducal police, luxembourg. On Tuesday afternoon a major barn fire started for unknown reasons so far in Belvaux (rue de France). Traffic between Belvaux and Rédange in both directions is interrupted. Firefighters are in action. Drivers are advised to avoid this area or take the direction of Micheville (F). update 26 July 07:45 am: CR178 road reopened, traffic resumes both ways. Share this page with:

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ROAD SAFETY – BETWEEN LANES TRAFFIC REMAINS NOT AUTHORISED

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keywords: road safety, inter lane traffic, motorcycles, motorcyclists, luxembourg. While a petition requesting the authorisation of inter lanes traffic for motorcyclists in Luxembourg has received more than 1,000 signatures and counting, the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures François Bausch replied in a negative way to this possibility. MP Georges Engel (LSAP) had questioned the Minister last month on this issue, the Minister said today that it will be necessary to await the conclusions of the 4 years experimentation period currently launched in France since 2016 in 4 zones of…

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CATTENOM – CHALLENGE OF ENERGIES – CHILDREN ACTIVITIES

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keywords: cattenom, challenge of energies, animations for children. The Cattenom Nuclear Power Plant will offer workshops and activities for children from 6 to 12 years old at the end of July and end of August. Children accompanied by parents will be welcomed at the Public Information Center for an afternoon full of discoveries on Wednesday, July 26 and Wednesday, August 30, 2017, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Children will have the opportunity to participate in creative workshops about energies! Information and registration with the visiting agents at 00 33…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER THEFT

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keywords: calls to witnesses, theft, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. A woman was approached by a man asking his way in French on Saturday, July 22 at around 3 pm in rue de la Semois in Luxembourg. The man then snatched her gold necklace and fled with it. It is a white man about 20 years old, with normal constitution, measuring about 1m80, short brown hair and speaking French. All relevant information about this man has to be reported urgently dialling 113. Share this page with:

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – HEAVY RAIN YELLOW ALERT TONIGHT

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keywords: heavy rain luxembourg, yellow alert, meteolux, luxembourg. After the thunderstorms that occurred yesterday late afternoon and early evening, Meteolux issues a yellow alert for heavy rain tonight from 01am to 07am. Storms will probably happen at the same time or following the heavy rain. Share this page with:

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GOOGLE IN LUXEMBOURG – WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT POSITION?

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keywords: google, datacenter, cyber security, government, luxembourg. The arrival of Californian giant Google in Luxembourg is a never ending story. While the data center and cyber security industry is a pillar of the government’s strategy in information technology development, Google’s arrival in Luxembourg fascinates as much as it frightens. First the actors in the sector already in Luxembourg see the Google arrival with a certain concern as the reputation of the firm and the size of the investment (close to a billion euros) impress. Then an investment of this size…

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BELGIAN NATIONAL DAY – A PROMISING MILITARY PARADE

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keywords: belgian national day, military parade, d’arméi, belgium. The 21st of July marks the Belgian National Day and with it its military parade in the heart of Brussels on the Place des Palais. A military and civilian parade on the “proud to serve” theme this year 2017. An air parade opened by the Red Devils will precede the parade of the equipments and men. A detachment of the Luxembourg army with men and equipments will also be present, as well as French, German and Dutch detachments. A promising parade that…

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WOLF LUXEMBOURG – FRANCE AUTHORISES 40 WOLVES SLAUGHTER

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keywords: wolf, hunting ban, leudelange, garnich, france, luxembourg. While the arrival of the wolf in Luxembourg made a great noise and with it significant potential damage (the wolf would have decimated a sheep farm in Garnich), the new Minister of Ecological Transition and ecologist Nicolas Hulot and the Minister of the Agriculture and Food Stéphane Travert jointly authorize the slaughtering of 40 wolves per year as a result of the damage caused to the herds by their proliferation as a protected species. In Luxemburg, killing a wolf is prohibited by…

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LUXEMBOURG ARMY – DEPLOYMENT IN LITHUANIA – NATO MISSION

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keywords: enhanced forward presence, nato, lithuania, arméi, luxembourg. The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense confirms the arrival of Luxembourg soldiers on its soil by the port of Klaipėda on 17 July late night. These soldiers intervene as part of the “Enhanced Forward Presence” (eFP), a NATO mission to ensure the security of the Eastern European Alliance member countries ( The Baltic States and Poland) with regard to the potential risks posed by Russia following the annexation of the Crimea and support for the pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine. This reinforcement…

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