HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – DRINK LESS ALCOHOL IS BETTER

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keywords: alcohol consumption, health, prevention campaign, luxembourg. Alcohol use can be addictive, but health risks (cardiovascular disease, liver cirrhosis, cancers and mental disorders) and collateral damage to the consumer’s environment (accidents, violence, trauma, etc.) are often ignored. Based on this observation, the Ministry of Health initiated the national action week entitled “Alcohol? Less is better! ” from May 14 to May 21, campaign simultaneously conducted in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. This week’s objective is to raise awareness of excessive alcohol consumption risks by reminding the problems and consumption thresholds from…

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NORTH KOREA – NEW MISSILE LAUNCH DIRECTION JAPAN

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keywords: north korea, japan, missile, president trump. The Japanese authorities confirm this morning the launch of a North Korean short-range ballistic missile that has grounded 300 km off the coast of Japan. This launch is the 3rd in 3 weeks. The Japan Prime Minister promises a “concrete action” following this launch. This is not the first missile launch in direction of Japan, it is clearly targeted by North Korea. While appeals to resolve the crisis peacefully do not seem to be crowned with success the Japanese Prime Minister is increasing the tone…

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HEAT&DROUGHT – LUXEMBOURG FIREFIGHTERS ON ALL FRONTS

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keywords: weather alert, heat, drought, fire start, firemen, luxembourg. The fire brigades of the Grand Duchy are on all fronts. After a remarkable presence all along the course of Night Marathon Luxembourg last night, it is today facing the heat and its consequences that the Firefighters of Luxembourg are mobilized. With the weather alert warning temperatures over 30 degrees, the Volunteer Firefighters of Luxembourg City remind the instructions to be kept in case of heat. Extreme heat associated with the lack of rain this spring make the vegetation very sensitive, a incipient fire was reported…

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ING NIGHT MARATHON LUXEMBOURG UNDER EXTREME HEAT

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keywords: ing marathon luxembourg, weather, heat. The start of ING Night Marathon Luxembourg tonight at 19:00 will take place in an overwhelming heat. MeteoLux announces 28°C at the time of departure, the extreme heat warning issued yesterday proved to be exact today. The security and rescue services are arranged throughout the route in order to secure the participants and the public, and there is no doubt that assistance to people will be in great demand. Despite the hot temperature, atmosphere remains good child and the 15 000 participants announced are eager to enjoy. Share…

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LUXEMBOURG – HIGH TEMPERATURE ALERT UNTIL MONDAY

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keywords: weather alert, extreme heat, luxembourg. While this weekend takes place the ING Night Marathon in the streets of the city, a weather alert is launched for extreme temperature over 30°C. This alert is valid for Saturday May 27, 2017, but also for the following two days Sunday and Monday. It is advisable to take care of the most fragile ones (children and the elderly). Share this page with:

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URBAN PLANNING – NO LUXEMBOURG ARCHITECT FOR ARCELOR

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keywords: arcelormittal, head office, architects’ order, luxembourg. ArcelorMittal plans to build its new headquarters in Kirchberg, near the European Parliament. At the time of the international application to the design offices, no Luxembourg architect was selected among the 8 firms likely to submit an offer. After an open letter from the Order of Architects and Engineers (OAI) regretting that no local architects could participate to the project, it is now the national representative MP Yves Cruchten (LSAP), questioning the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures François Bausch on the reasons for…

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COMMUTERS – A 3-LANE A6 MOTORWAY SOON?

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keywords: motorway, road traffic, commuters, luxembourg. While the French commuters will see the A3 motorway passing from 2×2 lanes to 2×3 lanes with emergency stop band, Belgian  commuters would like the same treatment. It is in this context that MP Gilles Roth (CSV), in a parliamentary question, asks the Minister of Transports Bausch on the daily traffic from/to Belgium and the project to widen the A6 motorway from Luxembourg to Arlon. The Minister will reply to these questions in the near future. Share this page with:

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