Fire at ArcelorMittal Esch-sur-Alzette Schifflange – Firefighters on the spot

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keywords: fire, arcelor mittal, industrial fire, cgdis, esch alzette, schifflange, luxembourg. This Tuesday morning at 7:40, the 112 was alerted for an industrial building fire on the Arcelor Mittal site located Boulevard Aloyse Meyer in Esch-sur-Alzette informs the CGDIS. Firefighters are on site to deal with an transformer industrial fire in a hall and are facing difficulties in the supply of water which explains a large presence of nearby intervention and rescue centers. A call to the population of the localities of Schifflange and Esch-Lallange is launched to keep doors…

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Luxembourg – October is cyber security month – Cyber security is shared responsibility

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keywords: european cybersecurity month, awareness campaign, luxembourg. “Cybersecurity is a shared responsability! “. This is the motto of the new cybersecurity awareness campaign this October 2018 hosted by the European Agency for Cybersecurity and the European Commission. This 2018 edition brings together more than 200 partners and offers 400 activities throughout Europe. In Luxembourg, the Ministry of the Economy is coordinating the local actors involved and supports the European Cyber ​​Security Month initiative, including Cybersecurity Week, from 15 to 20 October 2018. In the As part of Cybersecurity Week, more…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – GOUVALERT.LU ALERT APP AVAILABLE ON STORES

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keywords: gouvalert.lu, alert app, csu 112, cgdis, infocrise luxembourg. Gouvalert.lu alert app from Luxembourg government is available on the Apple and Google stores. Announced for almost a year, the alert app for the population and published by the Center of information technologies of the State (CTIE) at the initiative of the Luxembourg government is now available for download. Gouvalert.lu has two functions: – the first is to allow a person who needs to directly contact the unique emergency number 112 to dial the phone number directly pushing a button on…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – FIRST NATIONAL CIVIL SECURITY RESCUE DAY

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keywords: national day of civil security, firemen, ambulances, first responder, luxembourg. The first national day of civil security in Luxembourg will take place on Sunday 30 September 2018 in Roeser. On 8 hectares this day will honour all the actors of the rescue services of Luxembourg for the first time the same day at the same place only three months after the creation of the  Luxembourg Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) on 1st July 2018 . In the program of this day: – discover of the firefighter’s life – trainings…

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Police Luxembourg – Cross-border waste shipment transport controls

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keywords: cross border waste control, shipment, road transport, tesla, road police, luxembourg. Police Luxembourg and the Administration of the Environment have controlled the transboundary waste transport this Friday 21 September 2018 (transport of substances or goods that are no longer suitable for their initial use). These controls took the form of a truck control on the N3 in Frisange. Special attention has been given to the necessary authorisations and accompanying documents required under European law for cross-border waste transfers. A total of 12 offenses in the areas of load, social…

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Police Luxembourg – European day without a road death – Enhanced controls

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keywords: European day without road death, project edward, road safety, police luxembourg. This Wednesday 19 September 2018 is the European day without a road death. It is within this ambitious framework that Police Luxembourg will strengthen their controls on the entire Luxembourg road network tomorrow Wednesday. The goal of this day and the reinforcement of these controls is that nobody will lose life on the roads this Wednesday 19 September 2018 on the Luxembourg roads. From 6:00 am tomorrow Wednesday, the Police will check not only the speed but also…

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BACK TO SCHOOL 2018 LUXEMBOURG POLICE KEEP AN EYE AROUND

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keywords: back to school, police presence, child safety, prevention, repression, road safety, police luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police will have a regular presence around schools and will be available to teachers and parents from Monday. With all children back to school this Monday 17 September 2018, preventive and repressive controls aiming in particular at speeding, illegal parking and non-wearing seatbelts will be organised. In order to draw the attention of motorists on the back to school weeks, a number of police vehicles will be equipped on the rear window with…

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LUXEMBOURG ARMY – NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER TAKE OATH

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keywords: lëtzebuerger arméi, army, defense, take an oath, luxembourg. On Tuesday 11 September 2018 with the presence of the Chief of Staff of the army General Alain Duschene that a non-commissioned officer of the Luxembourg Army took an oath. The non-commissioned officer attended the following trainings from February 2017 to March 2018: – “JZ9207 / JZ9203, Training Team & Long Section” at the Royal School of NCOs at the Saffraanberg Campus in Sint-Truiden, Belgium. – “GT2700 LOO CIS – 2017 – 9 – CCSpDeptCIS” at the Communication and Information System…

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HOME JACKING SCHIEREN – SAAB 9-3 PLATES TC6453 WANTED

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Following a home jacking in Schieren (Luxembourg) a Saab 9-3 model, black colour, with TC6453 Luxembourg plates is wanted. All information is to report urgently to the emergency Police Luxembourg phone number 113. Share this page with:

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Medpack – Extra hospital medical workstation for Firefighters and First responder

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keywords: medpack, extra hospital medical workstation, lépine contest 2018, firefighters, samu, emergencies. Medpack is an extra-hospital medical workstation (EHMWS), ie a station that allows the care of people in emergency situations outside hospitals, on the move. “Resuscitation ambulances and Smur intervene in places rarely adapted to provide care in good conditions” First Sergeant Samuel Mercier, inventor of Medpack   It was invented by First Sergeant Samuel Mercier, an emergency medical technician with the Paris Fire Brigade, and received the first prize at the Lépine 2018 competition, in which every year…

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LUXEMBOURG – VIDEO SURVEILLANCE GARE AREA EXPANSION IN DETAILS

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keywords: video surveillance, luxembourg city train station district, cameras, police luxembourg. The video surveillance of the Gare de Luxembourg district will be expanded around the Central train station. During automn 2018, part of Glesener and Adolphe Fischer streets will be equipped with video surveillance cameras. During the year 2019 more streets will be equipped with CCTV. In particular rue 1900, rue du Commerce, rue du Fort Wedell, rue Wilson, rue des Etats-Unis and the Place de Strasbourg. A detailed schedule of camera installation will be established during this September 2018….

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LUXEMBOURG – ALISSIA SCHORTGEN FINALLY BACK HOME

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keywords: worrying disappearance, call to witnesses, luxembourg. Alissia Schortgen has returned home. This is confirmed by his mother on Tuesday 28 August 2018 by message on social networks while also thanking the population for sharing information on her worrying disappearance eleven days ago. Alissia Schortgen, aged 16, had disappeared since Thursday 16 August 2018. Resident in Schifflange, the girl did not reappear at his parents home since then. A call for witnesses and information was launched last Sunday evening by Police Luxembourg to help find her. Share this page with:

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BERTRANGE – HAY FIRE AND POSSIBLE ARSON – CALL FOR WITNESSES

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keywords: bale fire, hay bundle on fire, hay, arson, drought, fire brigades, call for witnesses, luxembourg. A hay bale burned in Bertrange near rue des Prés on Tuesday 21 August 2018 in a corn field corn already harvested. The firefighters from Strassen, Dippach and Bertrange had to intervene on the spot to extinguish the fire. While hay fires are numerous in the country with an intense drought in the summer 2018 and mobilise firefighters in Luxembourg, criminal acts can not be excluded, Grand Ducal Police are calling for potential witnesses….

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MARITIME SECURITY – LUXEMBOURG AND PORTUGAL HELP CAPE VERDE

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keywords: maritime security, defense cooperation, cape verde, portugal, luxembourg. Luxembourg and Portugal will help Cape Verde fight against trafficking at sea and strengthen the defense of its maritime borders. This is announced today by the Minister of Defense, Étienne Schneider, currently on a two-day working visit to Cape Verde. The main objectives of this cooperation will be the fight against drug trafficking to Europe and the maritime piracy of ships flying the Luxemburgish flag have already been victims. This cooperation will concern men and materials: – Luxembourg and Portugal will…

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FIRES LUXEMBOURG – PRAIRIES ON FIRE NORTHERN LUXEMBOURG – BMW WANTED

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keywords: prairies on fire, grassland, meadows, north luxembourg, fire brigade, luxembourg. Several meadows were on fire in the recent hours in northern Luxembourg. Luxembourg Police informed this early evening of the ongoing research of two vehicles suspected to be related to the start of prairies fires. A white BMW X5 and a white/gray SUV are wanted without further details. Anyone with useful information that may allow to locate these vehicles or locate their owners is requested to dial urgently 113. Photo: archives. Share this page with:

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Pont Adolphe Bike Gateway – Where are the video cameras to secure the site?

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keywords: reopening adolphe bridge gateway, video cameras, video surveillance, video protection. The gateway under the Pont Adolphe Bridge reserved for cyclists and pedestrians reopened this Monday after its closure on the 4 June, in order to renew and finish the coating of the flooring. The flooring is now very adherent and will ensure good grip in rain and snow for both pedestrians and cyclists. The lanes are now well separated, two lanes reserved for bicycles (one lane for each direction) and one lane reserved for pedestrians. Visually the result is…

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WATER LUXEMBOURG – SHORTAGE OF DRINKING WATER BY 2020?

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keywords: shortage of drinking water, water management administration, sebes, luxembourg. This is a highly anticipated response that Environment Minister Carole Dieschbourg is now providing to the National Representation following the question of the two MPs Diane Adehm (CSV) and Gilles Roth (CSV). In June, the director of the water resource management Jean-Paul Lickes said that Luxembourg would lack of drinking water in the next two to three years because of the country’s economic development pace (and the current sharp increase in population, Editor’s note). The two MPs then interpellated the…

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A400M LUXEMBOURG – MAINTENANCE EXPLOITATION SPENDING VOTED

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keywords: a400m luxembourg, logistics support, air component of the luxembourg army. The maintenance and operatipn budget of the A400M Atlas Luxembourg was voted this afternoon. A budget of 420 million euros for a 35-year operational period was approved by the MPs by a large majority (55 yes (CSV, LSAP, DP, déi gréng), 2 no (dei Lénk), 3 abstentions (ADR)). Postponed several times due to production problems of its manufacturer Airbus Military, the Defense branch of the European aircraft manufacturer, the arrival of the Luxembourg A400m in Findel is now scheduled…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL FOR WITNESSES AFTER TWO ATM ATTACKED

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keywords: bancomat attack, cash machines, hosingen park, heiderscheid, luxembourg police. Police Luxembourg call for witnesses this Monday night after the second bancomat attack in less than a month in Luxembourg. On Monday 09 July around 02:40 a cash machine located at the Hosingen Park was attacked with explosive and left on the spot (see photo). This attack comes one month after the Heiderscheid attack on the 09 June around 03:30 when a cash machine was also attacked. The Police have identified a group of burglars who are believed to be…

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LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL DAY – GENERAL PUBLIC INVITATION OPEN

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keywords: national day, official ceremony, philharmonie, public invitation, luxembourg. The government is today communicating on its invitation to the general public on the occasion of the celebration of the anniversary of the birth of S.A.R. the Grand Duke, the 23rd of June 2018. An official ceremony will take place on Saturday 23 June 2018 at 10:00 am at the Philharmonie Luxembourg in the presence of the Grand-Ducal family, MPs, members of the government, members of the Council of State as well as the judiciary, The City of Luxembourg and the diplomatic…

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Firemen Luxembourg – Awareness campaign #respekt112 for rescue services

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keywords: rescue services, fire brigades, corps grand ducal d’incedie et de secours, cgdis, awareness campaign, #respekt112. The members of the emergency services are more and more victims of acts of incivility and violence. What was only visible in neighboring countries is now becoming more widespread in Luxembourg, to the point that Interior Minister Dan Kersch has decided to launch a public awareness campaign about the good behavior in front of rescue services. The motto? « Respect those who help you ». The Rescue Services Administration reminds that « in 2018,…

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Firefighters Luxembourg – CIS Kehlen open doors for fifth anniversary

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keywords: fire brigade, fire and rescue center kehlen, pompjeeë gemeng kiehlen, open door, luxembourg. The Kehlen Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) is opening its doors this Sunday 27th May on the occasion of its fifth anniversary from 10:00 to 18:00. In the program of this day: – demonstrations by firefighters – demonstrations by first responder – demonstrations by young firefighters – visit of the barracks – vehicle exhibition – possibility to eat on site (barbecue) Address:Centre d’Incendie et de Secours Kehlen, 59 rue d’Olm, L-8281 Kehlen. Photo: CIS Kehlen. Share…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL FOR IDENTIFICATION AFTER RESTAURANT ROBBERY

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keywords: restaurant robbery, call for identification,  burglary, call to witnesses, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are asking for help from the population to identify the man in the photos. The man is wanted after a burglary in a Luxembourg City restaurant. On Saturday 24 March 2018 at 4:00am a man has entered a restaurant in the capital in order to steal valuables, there he has also done significant material damage. Please send all relevant information allowing the Police to identify or locate the man on the photos at the  Ville-Haute…

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LUXEMBOURG – GARE DISTRICT MEETING ABOUT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

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keywords: video surveillance, video protection, gare neighborhood, gare district, luxembourg. The question of the video surveillance of Luxembourg city Gare district resurfaced in city Council yesterday 7th May Monday. The municipal councilors François Benoy (Déi Gréng) and Maurice Bauer (CSV) took advantage of the session of questions to the mayor Lydie Polfer to ask her the progress of this project, the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider having recently confirmed that together with the Grand Ducale Police and the City of Luxembourg, a finalisation of an “updated concept of video…

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Road transport – Luxembourg transit traffic forbidden on Tuesday 08 may

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, road safety, france, luxembourg. Traffic in transit through Luxembourg is prohibited to heavy goods vehicles on Tuesday 08 May 2018 to France, this day being celebrating the end of 1939-1945 war, a public holiday in France while it is not in Luxembourg. The recent ban on transit to Germany has caused major disturbances on the motorway network in the Greater Region. Established for over 20 years, this ban on transit (and parking) on ​​Luxembourg territory has been governed by the Grand-Ducal Regulation of 19…

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Firefighters Luxembourg – Dan Kersch thanks emergency services

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keywords: volunteer firefighters and professionals, emergency services, cgdis, luxembourg. Interior Minister Dan Kersch immediately thanked firefighters and the Rescue Services Administration after the severe thunderstorms of Sunday 29 April evening and night, when wind, rain and hail fell on the south and the center of the Grand-Duchy. This Sunday evening and night firefighters of Luxembourg have intervened more than 200 times following calls from the population. The minister mentioned in particular the commitment of the volunteers: « The volunteers constitute an essential link in the emergency services and will remain…

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Luxembourg Rescue – What to do if you find a wild animal wounded

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keywords: animal welfare, wëlldéier drop-off, emergency services, luxembourg. A network of 4 “Wëlldéier drop-off” which will serve as temporary accommodation for wild animals in distress will be activated from 1 May 2018. These four structures built in containers will be open 24 hours a day and will allow the taking into wounded or young wild animals. Since the Ministries of the Interior and the Environment wish the wild animal welfare to be supported by the emergency services, these facilities are therefore located near Fire and Rescue Center (CIS). Spread across the country,…

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Luxembourg Army – 54 volunteer soldiers take oath proud to serve

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keywords: lëtzebuerger arméi, voluntary military service, solemn promise, luxembourg. Fifty-four volunteer soldiers were sworn in on Friday 20 April 2018 at Saint Michel Square in Mersch in the presence of the Secretary of State for Defense, Francine Closener. This ceremony marks for the volunteers the completion of the four-month basic training. This phase aims to prepare the volunteer soldiers for their 36-month military training, which can then be extended. Of a total of 78 recruits, 54 successfully completed basic training, a 69% success rate. Participation in exciting and rewarding missions…

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Road safety Luxembourg – Speed marathon 2018 ends up with good figures

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keywords: speed marathon 2018, slow down europe, road safety, luxembourg. The time for assessment of the “speed marathon” 2018 in Luxembourg has come. As part of a European campaign to educate motorists on the dangers of speed on the road, the Police of 18 countries participated in a marathon of speed controls for 24 consecutive hours, from Wednesday 06h00 to today Thursday same time . “Drive carefully, but not only today” (Police Luxembourg, 18 April 2018)   As part of this “speed marathon” 2018 the Grand Ducal Police announces the…

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Luxembourg police officer dead after police chase ends up in crash

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keywords: road police, traffic police, pursuit, accident, weiswampach, luxembourg. The Luxembourg Police are mourning this Saturday after the death of a policeman last night. A motorist refusing to submit to a road check in Weiswampach was chased by two Police patrols on the expressway. During a maneuver whose circumstances are not yet clearly established, the two Police vehicles hit each other. Two policemen were seriously injured. The officer who was driving one of the cars succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. Her police colleague in the…

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A Luxembourg registered NATO AWACS flying over Syrian border

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keywords: boeing awacs luxembourg, nato, conflict in syria, turkey. A NATO Boeing AWACS E3 Sentry flew over southern Turkey (NATO member) near the Syrian border on Wednesday 11 April. This overview comes in the context of tensions between the United States, Russia and Syria on the possible chemical attack (and likely in the opinion of the international community) of the Syrian army on part of the country’s population . An aircraft flying at an altitude of 30,000 feet (9,000 meters) can oversee an area of ​​more than 300,000 square kilometers,…

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – INTERVENTION IN BONNEVOIE DISTRICT

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keywords: police intervention operation, firearms, rue des Ardennes, Bonnevoie, Luxembourg. Around 16:30 on Wednesday the Grand-Ducal Police informed of a Police operation in the rue des Ardennes in Luxembourg-Bonnevoie. Several surrounding streets are closed. The Police invite to avoid the sector for obvious security reasons. According to the first elements a motorist would not have undergone a routine check and fled towards the church of Bonnevoie forcing the police to open fire. The fugitive’s car then hit a wall and then bump into a tree in the Place Léon XIII….

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Road Safety Luxembourg – Highway Code modified – Cyclists and pedestrians

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keywords: traffic rules, road safety, minimum distance overtaking bicycles, luxembourg. As of 1 May 2018 the Luxembourg Highway Code will be amended to take into account 9 new measures for cyclists and pedestrians. After a several months long study comparing laws and practices in 8 European countries (Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Austria, Spain and Switzerland), these amendments to the Luxembourg Highway Code will give a greater safety for bike users and pedestrians. – Flagship and expected measure by cyclists, the implementation of a lateral distance of 1.5m to…

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Rescue services Luxembourg – New visual identity for CGDIS

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keywords: emergency services, grand-ducal fire and rescue corps, reorganisation, new visual identity. It’s official since Monday, the Luxembourg rescue services now have a new visual identity (image). This new visual identity is unveiled following the unanimous adoption by the Parliament of the draft law on the organisation of civil security and the creation of a Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS). Expected for a long time, this reorganisation of the emergency services aims at greater efficiency as well in term of management of the vehicles as in term of management of…

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Road transport – Luxembourg transit traffic forbidden on friday 30 march

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, road safety, germany, luxembourg. Traffic in transit through Luxembourg is prohibited to heavy goods vehicles on Friday 30 March 2018 to Germany, this day being Good Friday, public holiday in Germany, and the next Monday (Easter Monday) as well. Established for over 20 years, this ban on transit (and parking) on ​​Luxembourg territory has been governed by the Grand-Ducal Regulation of 19 July 1997 on “Restrictions about heavy goods vehicles on Sundays and public holidays” which provides a traffic ban in the Grand Duchy…

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Luxembourg Goeres jewelry shop armed robbery, criminals on the run

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keywords: armed robbery, burglary, jewelry, grand ducal Luxembourg police. A police operation is underway in Luxembourg City after the armed attack on the well-known Goeres jewelry shop, located on the 22 rue Philippe II this Thursday morning around 11:30am. A helicopter is mobilised and flies over the city center and the Gare district. According to RTL Lëtzebuerg, the Grand Ducal Police are looking for two men who attacked the Goeres jewelry shop around 11.30am today and fled into a black Renault Mégane with French license plates. According to police sources, there is a…

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – 15 KG HASHISH SEIZED AND OTHER DRUGS

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keywords: drug trafficking, drug seizure, organised crime, grand ducal police, luxembourg After the seizure of drugs by Luxembourg Customs and Excise last week, the Grand Ducal Police announced today a major seizure of hashish (cannabis resin), marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy. After several months of investigations and a series of raids in the South and East of Luxembourg, the investigation led by the Criminal Investigation and Search Service (SREC) of Grevenmacher allowed on March 12, 2018 the seizure of 15, 3 kilograms of hashish, 2.8 kilograms of marijuana, 100 grams of…

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MONDORF LES BAINS – APPEAL FOR WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: appeal for witnesses, bank card theft, bancomat withdrawal, cash machine, mondorf-les-bains, police lëtzebuerg The Grand Ducal Police are asking for help from the population to identify the man in the photos. After a bank card theft, the man in the photos is likely to have participated in the attempt to use this credit card to withdraw money at a cash machine in Mondorf-les-Bains late last year. Any information to identify the man in the photos or to locate him is to communicate urgently to the Mondorf-les-Bains Police station at…

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Cihan GUZEL criminal on the run Luxembourg research notice

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keywords: cihan guzel, search notices, european arrest warrant, fugitive, criminal on the run, police luxembourg The Police Grand-Ducal launch this Tuesday a research notice against Cihan GUZEL (photo), sentenced in January 2018 to 22 years in prison and currently on the run. Cihan GUZEL was sentenced in Luxembourg for committing a 2013 robbery with explosives and the use of war weapons against a private security company in Luxembourg-Ville in an organised band. Cihan Guzel and his accomplices opened fire several times on the Luxembourg Police. A European Arrest Warrant has…

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CUSTOMS LUXEMBOURG – 159 KG CANNABIS SEIZED LAST WEEK

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Keywords: customs luxembourg, drug seizure, hashish, cannabis, luxembourg. Luxembourg Customs and Excise report Monday on the seizure of 159 kilos of hashish (cannabis) last week on the territory of Luxembourg following a large-scale control operation. An elderly driver in a vehicle with Dutch license plates was hiding in the traffic of cross-border workers (commuters). The operation of control made it possible to identify on the back seat of the vehicle a “Moroccan suitcase”, bundles of cannabis packaged in burlap. The cannabis was also hidden in the trunk of the car…

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A400M LUXEMBOURG – DELIVERY POSTPONED UNTIL 2020

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keywords: a400m airbus military, lëtzebuerger arméi, nato, belgium, luxembourg. The arrival of the Luxembourg A400M on the Findel runaway is once again postponed to be scheduled for early 2020. This was stated by the Minister of Defense Etienne Schneider Friday in response to a question by Fernand Kartheiser, ADR MP. The delivery of the A400M by Airbus Military, the defense branch of the European aircraft manufacturer, was previously planned for 2019. “Delivery postponed until early 2020, the A400M price remains unchanged” (Etienne Schneider, March 08, 2018)   Intended for strategic and tactical…

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LUXEMBOURG – GARE DISTRICT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOON

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keywords: video surveillance, video protection, railway station area, luxembourg. Crime in the Gare district in Luxembourg City has decreased significantly. This is what today affirms the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider figures in support. Taking as a reference the figures of the number of arrests of the Grand Ducal Police in the Gare neighborhood, there were more than 160 arrests in 2016 (West African drug traffickers), 55 in 2017 and 17 since 1 January 2018. Strengthened Police forces, a video surveillance of the Gare district to the study  …

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE WILL EXPERIMENT TASER SOON?

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keywords: taser pulse, trier police, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Strengthening Police equipment is an ongoing issue as police forces face difficult situations, whether for the police officers themselves or for the others. And any piece of equipment that can help protect and deter must be considered. “Quickly solve dangerous situations involving criminals without making injuries”   In Luxembourg the Taser pulse gun is not used by the Police to date but an experiment is not excluded. MPs Léon Gloden and Marc Spautz (CSV) today call on the Minister of Internal…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL FOR IDENTIFICATION AFTER IDENTITY THEFT

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keywords: call for identification, identity theft, money withdrawal, post office, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are asking for the help of the population to identify the person in the photo who would be involved in a case of identity theft that has made it possible to withdraw money at four Post Offices in Luxembourg City. Any information to identify the man in the photos or to locate it is to urgently transmit to the Luxembourg Intervention Center at 4997-4500 or by dialling 113. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG St MARSEILLE SHIP ATTACKED BY PIRATES

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keywords: st marseille, oil tanker, chemical tanker, sea tanker shipping, act of piracy, Luxembourg flag. The “St Marseille”, a chemical tanker under Luxembourg flag was attacked by pirates on Tuesday 27 February 2018. Owned by ST Management SAS, this Luxembourg-flagged vessel was attacked by five pirates in Cotonou harbor in the Gulf of Guinea. There are no Luxembourgers in the crew and no crewmembers were injured. In the absence of any cargo the act of piracy quickly ended. Two Beninese nationality guards were wounded by bullets during the takeover by pirates….

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CYBER LUXEMBOURG – A SUPERCOMPUTER FROM 2022-2023

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keywords: euro hpc, high performance computing, supercomputers, big data, industry, luxembourg. After the announcement of the establishment of the headquarters of the EuroHPC in Luxembourg, it is now the details of this major pan-European supercomputers project that are unveiled. The Prime Minister Bettel communicates today the provisional planning of this project, crucial for the competitiveness of companies and research centers in Europe so much the calculation power available today is insufficient and is a limit to the economic development, and requires the stakeholders to use computing power outside Europe with…

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BANK LUXEMBOURG – ABLV BANK LUXEMBOURG OFFICIALLY FAILING

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keywords: bankruptcy bank, deposit security guarantee, fgdl deposit guarantee fund luxembourg. It is official since this Sunday 25 February 2018, the Deposit Guarantee Fund Luxembourg (FGDL) is officially activated to protect the depositors of the Luxembourg branch of the bank ABLV, a bank from Latvia. As of today the depositors of ABLV Bank Luxembourg are protected up to 100,000 euros per person, regardless of their country of origin or nationality. Subject to providing the FGDL with a bank account number of a bank other than ABLV Bank Luxembourg, the Deposit…

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LUXEMBOURG – DIEKIRCH MILITARY CENTER MODERNISATION

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keywords: military center, army, härebierg, diekirch, luxembourg. It is official since Wednesday, the Diekirch Military Center will know an unprecedented total investment of 137 million euros to renovate, modernise and expand the Barracks, pillar of the Luxembourg Army. EUR 137 million for the modernisation and extension of the Härebierg military barracks Built mainly in the 1950s, the Grand-Duc Jean barracks at Härebierg in Diekirch need to be renovated and modernised to better meet the ever-increasing missions of the Luxembourg Army, particularly within NATO. Over the last four years, investments of…

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ROAD TRANSPORT – NEW SERIES OF LORRIES CONTROLS ON A6

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keywords: road police, heavy goods vehicles transport, trucks, prohibition to overtake, france, belgium, germany, luxembourg. The weeks go by and the controls continue towards the lorries in transit through Luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police carried out a new series of road and highway checks for trucks. On Friday the Road Police carried out a series of checks on the A6 motorway (Luxembourg-Arlon) and on the N6 national road (which connects Luxembourg to the Belgian border and Belgian N4) in the region of Mamer – Strassen, ie in the immediate vicinity…

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ETTELBRUCK – CALLTO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: call to witnesses, bank card theft, ettelbruck, diekirch, police luxembourg. The Grand Ducale Police are looking for the identity of the person in the photo. Following a bank credit card theft, an attempt was made to withdraw money at the bancomat with the stolen card in Ettelbruck. The person in the picture might be related to the facts. Any information on this person or on the place where he can be found is to urgently transmit to Diekirch Police at 4997-8500 or 113. Share this page with:

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ROAD TRANSPORT – CROSS BORDER LORRIES CHECKED BY POLICE

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keywords: road police, heavy goods transport, trucks, waste transport, road safety, france, belgium, germany, luxembourg. The controls of the Grand Ducal Police on road transport are increasing. It is now on the N31 and RN11 that the Road Police control trucks in border areas with France, Belgium and Germany. National Roar 31 (Nationalstrooss 31) connects Luxembourg to Longwy via Pétange, Dudelange, Esch-sur-Alzette and Differdange. National Road 11 (N11) connects Luxembourg to Echternach and the German border to Irrel and Bitburg. 49 offenses sanctioned in two days of road checks  …

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SATELLITE LUXEMBOURG – GOVSAT-1 LAUNCH SUCCESS

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keywords: govsat-1 satellite, secure telecommunications, space strategy, luxembourg. It is done. Luxembourg’s GovSat 1 satellite for highly secure communications to governments and armies is in orbit. The news confirmed by the actors of this success that are SpaceX the US company responsible for the launch and the Luxembourgish SES world leader in satellite construction and 50% partner in GovSat, a rain of congratulations fell on the networks first and foremost those of Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of Defense Etienne Schneider. GovSat is strengthening the position of Luxembourg as…

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Luxembourg – Call to witnesses after worrying disappearance

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Keywords: worrying disappearance, minor, call to witnesses, dudelange, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are asking for the help of the population to find 16-year-old Melissa Celebic, who has been missing since Sunday 28 of January 2018, which is now three days. The girl is 1m60 tall, wears long brown hair and a brace. All information on this person or to locate her is to communicate urgently to the Dudelange Police at 24469501 or 113. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER SHOPLIFTING

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keywords: call to witnesses, shoplifting, retail theft, bertrange, grand ducal police, luxembourg. As part of a shoplifting in a Bertrange store, the Grand Ducal Police are looking for information on the people in the photos, likely to have a link with this theft. All relevant information on the identity or the place where these people can be found is to be urgently communicated to the Commissariat de l’Ouest (Police Station) Bertrange site at 24435-200. Share this page with:

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ROAD TRANSPORT – POLICE LUXEMBOURG CONTINUE CHECKS

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, elephant race, road safety, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are intensifying their controls on heavy goods vehicles. Last Wednesday the road Police controlled the vehicles on the A6 Luxembourg – Arlon highway. Today Friday the Police were interested in trucks that use the national highway N7 crossing the country from the northern tip of the country (Belgian border) to Luxembourg and serving the A7 motorway, very popular with heavy goods vehicles in transit, ie which do not load or unload in Luxembourg. This national N7 allows trucks not…

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ROAD SAFETY – 30 KM/H ZONES GENERALISED IN CITIES

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keywords: road safety, zone 30, pedestrians, prevention, ministry of infrastructures, luxembourg. The series of pedestrians injured or even killed in Luxembourg in recent weeks is worrying. And even if over the last 5 years, nearly 65% ​​of collisions between a vehicle and a pedestrian occurred in the dark, authorities do not remain unanswered. In a joint campaign last October the Grand Ducale Police and Road Safety Luxembourg have promoted and distributed 10,000 reflective armbands and encouraged pedestrians to use them to be more visible in the dark, especially in the…

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ROAD TRANSPORT – OVERTAKE FORBIDDEN AROUND LUXEMBOURG

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keywords: road police, truck transport, trucks, elephant race, road safety, luxembourg. During a roadside control session today on the A6 motorway (Luxembourg-Arlon), the Traffic Police focused on the control of heavy goods vehicles, and in particular the maneuver which consists in a heavyweight doubles another with a slight difference in speed, this maneuver blocking traffic. The “elephant race” as it is called in trucker language is forbidden and in particular trucks must not overtake another vehicle around the capital city (Luxembourg). Six drivers were fined. During this session also, the…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – MOSELLE OVERFLOWS IN WASSERBILLIG

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keywords: luxembourg weather, yellow alert meteolux, flood, moselle, wasserbillig, luxembourg. Meteolux announced for several days the risk of flooding of the Moselle, and this Sunday 21st January is now the case. In Remisch and Wasserbillig the Moselle is overflowing its banks, the water invading the neighbouring streets, the swans taking possession of the places in a pretty sight that would make almost forget the worrying situation for the residents and close neighbours. The meteolux alert and call for vigilance are maintained for the beginning of the week, with precipitation (rain…

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DEFENSE – LUXEMBOURG TO BUY AN OBSERVATION SATELLITE

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keywords: lëtzebuerger arméi, observation satellite, NATO objectives, earth observation, defense, luxembourg. It’s official since today, the Luxembourg government will initiate a bill to allow the Luxembourg state to acquire, launch and operate a satellite and its ground segment for Earth observation allowing the government to satisfy its defense needs and obligations. As we know since last year, Luxembourg is implementing an ambitious defense strategy by 2025. Although the country is small and can not compete with its neighbours or other members of the Atlantic Alliance, it nonetheless wishes to respect…

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SECURITY JOBS – LUX-AIRPORT RECRUITS 40 SECURITY AGENTS

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keywords: security agents, recruitment, lux-airport, luxembourg. Lux-Airport SA, the operator of Luxembourg-Findel airport, will recruit 40 full-time security / safety officers agents in 2018 to strengthen existing security personnel. Faced with an international threat that does not weaken, security controls in sensitive areas will be strengthened and the boarding pass control AND identity card will be done not only by a single security officer but by two. Faced with this need for a doubling of the boarding control staff, 40 additional security / safety agents will be recruited, these personnel being…

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS CHECKED

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keywords: pedestrian crossing, police control, road safety, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police check the pedestrian crossings. Not only the cars that cross them but also the pedestrians who use them to pass the other side of the street. Recently the number of pedestrians killed or wounded on the roads of the Grand Duchy made a great noise. The Grand Ducal Police do not remain idle and remind that road safety is the business of everyone, not just motorists, pedestrians must respect the highway code too. During Thursday morning vehicles and…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – SMOKE DETECTORS MANDATORY SOON

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keywords: smoke detectors, fire prevention, apartment buildings, luxembourg. A bill is coming to make smoke detectors mandatory in apartment buildings in Luxembourg. Already mandatory in other European countries such as France, smoke detectors play an important role in fire prevention. As a first step, a national information and awareness campaign to promote the usefulness of smoke detectors will start shortly without waiting for the legal obligation. “By way of awareness and pending the implementation of the legal obligation, a smoke detector will be made available free of charge to each…

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DEFENSE LUXEMBOURG – 29TH SESION ARMY VOLUNTEERS TAKE AN OATH

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keywords: lëtzebuerger arméi, volunteer service to the army, voluntary military service, solemn promise, luxembourg. Forty-three new recruits took the oath on the 12 January at the Diekirch Military Center in the presence of Defense Minister Etienne Schneider and the new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces General Alain Duschène. This ceremony marks for volunteers the completion of the four-month basic training. This phase aims to prepare the volunteer soldiers for their 36-month military training, which can then be extended. Of a total of 65 recruits, 43 have successfully completed…

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – NEW TESLA COMMISSIONING POSTPONED

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keywords: tesla, traffic police, snca certification, new visual identity, luxembourg. After 18 years of unchanged visual identity, the image of the Grand Ducal Police required a rejuvenation. Made public at the end of October 2017 by the Minister of Internal Security in person, the new visual identity of the Police has been unanimously acclaimed, it gives indeed a greater modernity to this institution. The changes are not limited to a simple logo change but also a new motto “Déi Nei Police – Zesumme fir Iech”, understand “The new Police –…

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CYBER – EUROHPC WILL BE HEADQUARTERED IN LUXEMBOURG

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keywords: euro hpc, high performance computing, supercomputers, big data, industry, luxembourg. The European Commission today announces its willingness to install EuroHPC in Luxembourg. EuroHPC is the name of the European Union project in order to install a network of supercomputers in Europe, HPC stands for “High Performance Computing”. EuroHPC will acquire, implement and deploy an integrated pan-European supercomputer infrastructure across Europe. The need for speed and computing power are now such in the industrial, scientific and medical fields that traditional computers are not enough, specific computers are needed. Concretely the…

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GONDERANGE – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER ROBBERY

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keywords: armed robbery, call to witnesses, gonderange, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police are calling to witnesses this Wednesday evening after the issuance of two sketches. The men in these pictures are likely to have burgled a single-family house in Gonderange on Sunday  17December after breaking into the house. Under the threat of arms, the inhabitants were forced to give their valuables. Subsequently, the two burglars fled in a VW GOLF type vehicle with German license plates. Any information to identify or find these people has to be urgently transmitted to…

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TRAM LUXEMBOURG – RUNAWAY EXCURSION – NO INJURIES

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keywords: luxembourg tram, good morning mobiliteit, avenue kennedy, rout breck pafendall, luxembourg. Since Sunday 10 December, the mobility in the Grand Duchy knows a upheaval. Two new CFL train stations (Howald and Kirchberg-Pfaffenthal), new schedules on all CFL lines, modified bus routes, and the start of the Tram linking the Red-Bridge to Luxexpo. After the inauguration of the Tram on Sunday and the transport of the first passengers around 13:00 the same day, it did not take long to know the first incident. On Monday evening around 22:30 the Tram…

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ARMY LUXEMBOURG – THE CONTINGENT IN LITHUANIA

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keywords: lëtzebuerger améi, d’arméi, otan, enhanced forward presence, lithuania, luxembourg. As a result of repeated attacks by Russia on Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea, a NATO mission is to strengthen the protection of the most eastern members of the Alliance, Poland and the countries Baltic. Luxembourg as a member of NATO takes its part and actively participates in the “Enhanced Forward Presence” (eFP) mission in Lithuania, which represents a significant budgetary effort given the size of the country but shows the government commitment in its ambitious policy of supporting…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – WIND AND SNOW ALERT ON SUNDAY

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keywords: snow alert, meteolux, strong wind, luxembourg. No doubt the winter has indeed arrived in Luxembourg. After the first frosts and snowfall, it is an orange warning to the snow meteolux issued today for tomorrow Sunday 10 December with 5 cm to 7 cm of snow expected throughout the country and a strong wind Sunday after Midday with gusts up to 75 km/h in some areas. Share this page with:

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TRAIN LUXEMBOURG – INFOTRAIN TRAFFIC ALERTS SNCF CFL

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keywords: infotrain, cross border workers, cfl, sncf, sncb, train, luxembourg. More and more residents and cross-border workers are traveling to Luxembourg by train every day. It is estimated that more than 11,000 people daily traffic on the Nancy-Metz-Luxembourg line alone and this traffic is growing continuously. The information of the travelers is then key. It is important to know before the train leaves, see better before leaving home or its place of work, the conditions on the CFLnetwork and abroad. The Infotrain site and the associated app allow, by selecting…

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CFL RAILWAYS – WINTER WONDERLAND ON SUNDAY 10 DECEMBER

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keywords: winter wonderland, cfl, trains, cross border workers, luxembourg. On Sunday 10 December everything change at the CFL: new schedules, 2 new stations, extensions of some lines, commissioning of the tram Kirchberg and funicular, in short what destabilise the public transport user the next morning Monday that will go to work especially if passing by the Luxembourg train station. The “Winter Wonderland” day of Sunday 10 December from 1 pm will allow to inform users while participating in a festive event in Kirchberg, at the new funicular platform linking from…

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ROAD SAFETY – FOUR NEW FIXED RADARS INSTALLED SOON

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keywords: road safety, fixed radar, speeding, prevention, luxembourg. While road safety is one of the government’s priorities with ambitious objectives in terms of the number of victims on the roads, four new fixed speed cameras are put into service from today 1 December 2017 with the installation of a enforcement-trailer radar on the Saeul-Brouch (N8) route for the duration of the installation work of the new fixed radar. The signs indicating the maximum authorized speed (70 km/h) are already installed. The trailer radar will be replaced by the fixed radar during the…

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WEIRD – THE POLICE STOP TWO ASSAULT TANKS IN BERCHEM

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keywords: truck, control, berchem area, tanks, grand ducal police. The Grand Ducal Police carried out a series of checks on the Berchem area on Thursday morning, many motorists driving through the service area to avoid traffic jams. During these checks 20 motorists received a fine. As part of a simultaneous heavy truck inspection, 8 fines were issued due to insufficient cargo attachment and/or violation of the dangerous goods legislation. A truck carrying two tanks had to be immobilised due to poor load setting. Share this page with:

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – SNOW EXPECTED IN THE NORTH

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keyword(s): luxembourg weather, snow, meteolux, luxembourg. As now every year the first snow flakes appear in Luxembourg in the second half of November. The year 2017 will be no exception to the rule with snow expected in north Luxembourg this afternoon and to extend in the evening. The temperature is down compared to recent days with a level flirting around 0°C, the felt temperature is slightly negative. The snow is expected across the country tomorrow, the temperature remaining the same. Be careful on the roads, whether you are motorists or pedestrians, adapt…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – A GOVERNMENT ALERT APP SOON

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Key words: alert to the population, gouvalert.lu geolocation of calls to 112, rescue, luxembourg. Save time and reliability in locating callers at the Emergency Center (112) and in the other way enable the authorities to warn the population in case of a major crisis, this is the mission of the application for smartphones GouvAlert.lu currently being developed under the leadership of the Luxembourg Government and the State Center for Information Technology (CTIE). Using the geolocation services of the smartphone (GPS and/or WiFi) this app will make it possible to determine…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER CREDIT CARD THEFT

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keywords: credit card theft, cash machine, bettembourg, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police is calling for witnesses this Tuesday after a bank card theft. The man on the photo managed to get a card from a man in front of a cash machine (ATM) in Bettembourg on the pretext of wanting to help him in front of the out of order distributor, he then managed to withdraw money with the stolen card. Any information on the identity of the man on the photo and/or the place where it can be found…

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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 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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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 – 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 REIMBURSEMENT

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keywords: amazon, tax, european union, tax benefit, luxembourg. The European Union is asking Amazon for the reimbursement of 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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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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