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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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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LUXEMBOURG – DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE – SERIES OF CONTROLS

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keywords: driving under the influence, dui, drinking and driving, road safety, grand ducal police, luxembourg. After the recent series of driving licenses withdrawals for driving under the influence (alcohol), on request of the State Prosecutor, the Grand-Ducal Police carried out a large-scale control operation on the night of 18 to 19 July 2017. In the Gilsdorf, Diekirch and Erpeldange / CR351 checks, 271 motorists were subjected to summary breath examination, even in the absence of any serious evidence, in 18 cases the examination was positive (means 7% of offending drivers) and…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES FOLLOWING TWO FIRES

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keywords: call to witnesses, fire, haystack, straw, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Two straw fires occurred in Burmerange, the first on Sunday afternoon around 15:30 where 150 stacks caught fire, the volunteer fire service from Bous, Remich, Stadtbredimus, Mondorf-les-Bains, Emeringen, Schengen Burmerange had to be mobilised given the size of the fire. The second fire occurred yesterday Monday around 8pm when two bales of straw were on fire, still in Burmerange (rue de Wintrange) and near the first fire. As part of the call to witnesses launched by the Grand Ducal…

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LUXEMBOURG – DID THE WOLF SLAUGHTER SHEEP LAST WEEK?

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keywords: wolf, environment department, leudelange, luxembourg. Did the wolf seen in Leudelange two weeks ago kill sheep in Luxembourg? A farmer from Garnich found eight of his sheep slaughtered last Saturday, and immediately contacted the Department of Environment (e-mail: wolf@anf.etat.lu). Experts have taken DNA samples on bites, but the results of DNA testing will take several weeks to be obtained. Responsibility for the wolf can not be confirmed to date, says the Ministry of Sustainable Development, but it can not be excluded. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER HIT-AND-RUN

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keywords: call to witnesses, accident, hit-and-run, grand ducal police, luxembourg. On the 13 July morning around 9 am a collision occurred between a motorist and a cyclist on the road from Bivange-Attert to Bissen. In the collision the cyclist fell and was injured. In his statement to the Grand Ducal Police, the cyclist says that the vehicle is a black BMW with number 26 on its Luxembourg licence plate, the driver stopped at 100 meters from the accident and then escaped. All relevant information has to be reported to Mersch…

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LUXEMBOURG – END OF MANHUNT – CRIMINAL IN PRISON

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keywords: call to witnesses, fugitive criminal, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The search for fugitive Luc Schiltz is now over. The man went surrender spontaneously yesterday just before midnight to the Luxembourg train station Police Station confirm this Saturday morning the Grand Ducal Police. He is now in custody in the Schrassig detention center. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – SERIES OF BURGLARIES DURING HOLIDAYS

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keywords: burglary, summer holidays, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police reported that three burglaries took place between 13 July and 14 July in the morning throughout the country. Larochette: a burglary took place rue de Medernach, the burglars entered through the glass door at the back of the house. Luxembourg: on the basis of video surveillance recording the absent owner realized remotely that a burglary occurred in his house located rue de Trêves in Cents and was able to call the neighbors for verification and then the Police….

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES – CRIMINAL ON THE RUN

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keywords: call to witnesses, fugitive, criminal on the run, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police and Europol are looking for Luxembourger Luc Schiltz who is sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in prison for financial delinquency and who is supposed to be in residence in Luxembourg. He could use different names. He speaks French and German and measures 1m80. All relevant information about this person have to be reported urgently at 113. Share this page with:

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POLICE SEARCHING FOR BMW X6 REGISTRED AC0808 (L)

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keywords: car theft, call to witnesses, grand ducal police. During the night from 12 to 13 of July a BMW model X6, white color, was stolen in Dudelange, op Lenkeschlei. The car, bearing license plate AC0808 Luxembourg (L), was parked in front of the front door. The car can be identified by two black bands on the body. All information on this car has to be reported to 113. Share this page with:

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ENERGY LUXEMBOURG – NINE DAYS OF OIL STRATEGIC RESERVES

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keywords: strategic reserves, energy independence, luxembourg. “The storage capacity available on the national territory only allows 8 to 9 days of security storage on the national territory. ” It is this shocking statement the the Minister of Economy Etienne Schneider made today. While a European directive requires States member to have 90 days of reserve, these strategic reserves in Luxembourg are delegated to importers who store petroleum products abroad, in France, Belgium and Germany. Judging this situation “not desirable” especially in case of a crisis, a national agency for the…

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POLICE – MOTORWAYS CLOSED TO TRUCKS TRAFFIC TOMORROW

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keywords: trucks, france, grand ducal police, luxembourg. In its role of prevention, the Grand Ducal Police remind that the trucks transit traffic to France is prohibited tomorrow July 14, 2017, date of the French national day. 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 react to this situation by…

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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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REFUGEES TEMPORARY RETURN TRIPS TO THEIR ORIGIN COUNTRIES

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keywords: refugees, international protection seekers, luxembourg. According to the press of our neighbors, it seems that some refugees (international protection seekers) from war zones make temporary return trips to their origin country, while claiming that their lives were threatened there. The question of whether such a phenomenon occurs in Luxembourg, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn informs that there are no statistics on the subject, nevertheless this phenomenon “certainly exists in Luxembourg”. “A person who has received the refugee status by the Luxembourg authorities shall be given…

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DEFENSE 2025 ROADMAP – BUDGET HIKE AND AMBITIOUS STRATEGY

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keywords: defense 2025 roadmap, francine closener, d’arméi, luxembourg. After the great success of the Open Door at Diekirch Military Center last Sunday, Defense Secretary Francine Closener presented today the “Guidelines of the Luxembourg Defense to 2025 and beyond”. The increase of the military budget, the recruitment strategy, the purchase of monitoring drones, but that’s not all. Reminding the efforts made since 2014 to increase the share of the military budget in GDP and the future efforts to be made in the new NATO missions, the following guidelines are announced: Confirmation…

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FINANCIAL SECURITY – BIL TO BE BOUGHT BY CHINESE GROUP

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keywords: banque internationale à luxembourg, qatar, legend group, luxembourg. According to the Washington Post and Reuters a person close to the matter told them that the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) is about to be bought by the Legend Group, a Chinese giant that owns Lenovo Group. The price of BIL bank would be between 1 billion and 1.5 billion euro. The Qatari owner was considering a price close to 1.5 billion euro at the time of the sale consideration announcement. BIL is a systemic bank for the Luxembourg economy….

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – RABBIT HAEMORRHAGIC DISEASE CONFIRMED

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keywords: rabbit hemorrhagic disease, public health, luxembourg. While the bird flu warning has been lifted in Luxembourg, the Ministry of Agriculture confirms that type 2 rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) has been detected in several rabbit farms in recent months. It is a viral disease that evolves without specific symptoms and can cause high mortality in the farms. The Ministry also reminds that a specific vaccine against type 2 disease is available and it is recommended that rabbits to be vaccinated preventively by a veterinarian, especially if rabbits are for sale…

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LUXEMBOURG – DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE – SEVERAL DRIVING BANS

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keywords: driving under the influence, road safety, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police is on all fronts when it comes to road safety. They carried out several driving license withdrawals since yesterday because of drinking and driving, night and day, in some cases this blood alcohol level caused slight injuries to motorists following an accident. Four driving licenses have been withdrawn since yesterday 5 pm until this morning for drinking and driving at Wilwerdange (N12), Ettelbruck (B7), Canach (CR144) and Rollingen (rue de Luxembourg). Share this page with:

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – 600 NEW BLOOD DOORS REGISTRED

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keywords: blood donation call, blood transfusion center, red cross, luxembourg. Following the decline in the blood stock at the Blood Transfusion Center (CTS) in early June 2017, a call was made by the CTS to recruit new donors. This appeal resulted in the recruitment of 600 new potential donors to be seen by CTS doctors to confirm their ability to donate blood. The total number of registered donors on December 31, 2016 is 13,415. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – A WOLF SEEN IN LEUDELANGE BETTEMBOURG

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keywords: wolf, department of environment, leudelange, bettembourg, luxembourg. The Department of Environment confirms on Friday that a wolf was seen last Wednesday in Leudelange-Bettembourg. A farmer had seen a wolf-like animal around 23:45 from his tractor and had photographed it in the spotlight. After a thorough examination of all the important criteria, the experts of the management of nature confirmed on the basis of the photos the high probability of the presence of a wolf. All references to the presence of wolves have to be promptly reported to the Department…

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POLICE LUXEMBOURG – DRIVER OVER 150KM/H ON MAIN ROAD

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keywords: speeding, road safety, grand ducale police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police arrested yesterday afternoon a motorist on the N11 from Michelshof to Echternach measured at a speed of 152 km/h instead of the authorized 90 km/h. A criminal proceeding was opened against him and his driver’s license was taken. The Police multiplied the alcohol-driving controls and suspended several driving licenses for the only day of yesterday in Esch-sur-Alzette, Capellen, Sandweiler and Uebersyren. Share this page with:

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ROAD SAFETY – FRANCOIS BAUSCH IN JUNGLINSTER

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keywords: Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, junglinster, luxembourg. As part of Minister Bausch’s series of road safety discussion meetings, the public is invited to attend a road safety discussion evening on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Gaston Multipurpose Center Stein (1, Craft and Trade Zone, L-6131 Junglinster). An open discussion in which any suggestions, ideas or complaints about the subject can be expressed. Program: Welcome by the Mayor Short presentation Wat kënne mir bei Iech a Punkto Stroossesécherheet verbesseren? Wéi soll Ären ëffentleche Raum am…

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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. The coming weekend is full of military events. As the Army celebrates the 50th anniversary of the voluntary military service and opens the doors of the Diekirch Military Center to visitors on Sunday 09 July, it will be the capital city that the day before will welcome the solemn changing of the Guard in front of the Grand-Ducal Palace Saturday 08 July at 4.00 pm. An event awaited by the locals and tourists, the changing of the Guard is experiencing a…

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BIRD FLU LUXEMBOURG – CONTAINMENT MEASURES LIFTED

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keywords: avian influenza, bird flu, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture informs Wednesday the lifting of the containment measures that had been put in place following the presence of several proven cases of bird flu in farms in Luxembourg. This lifting will be effective from tomorrow 06 July 2017. Nevertheless, greater vigilance on the part of those involved in the sector is called for and it is reminded that all imported live poultry must be accompanied by a health certificate and that any abnormal mortality must be reported to…

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LUXEMBOURG – CARGOLUX IS ADDING A NEW DESTINATION

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keywords: air transport, cargo companies, luxembourg-findel airport, security. While the attractiveness of the Luxembourg airport is growing with cargo companies leaving the airport of Brussels-Zaventem and the arrival at Findel in the fourth quarter of 2018 of the Chinese company Henan Cargo Airlines of which Cargolux is a shareholder, Cargolux takes a new initiative by opening a new route to Quito in Ecuador. The four flights a week will depart from Luxembourg and Amsterdam and operate through Curitiba, Viracopos, Mexico before arriving in Quito, Ecuador. With the opening of this…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – ECHINOCOCCUS IN ONE FOX OUT OF THREE

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keywords: fox hunting, echinococcus, echinococcosis, public health, luxembourg. Since the prohibition of fox hunting in Luxembourg in 2015, many public health questions arise, and with its return to town, especially in residential neighborhoods bordering forests. The fox is indeed carrying a disease, the echinococcosis, or tapeworm of the fox, transmissible to humans. Minister of Environment Carole Dieschbourg said on Tuesday that of the 128 usable cadavers received by the Veterinary Laboratory of the Administration of Veterinary Services in 2016, 29% were carriers of echinococcus. In contrast, no cases of rabies…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – «BAMBESCH» PLAYGROUND IS OPEN

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keywords: health luxembourg, eichenprozessionsspinner, oak processionary, bambësch, luxembourg. The City of Luxembourg announces today that the “Bambësch” children’s playground is open again. This playground had to be closed on the 30 June due to the presence of oak processionaries (“Eichenprozessionsspinner”) that put visitors health at risk. The City of Luxembourg made a specialised in the matter company intervene and confirms that there is no risk for humans and animals anymore. Share this page with:

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – RADON AT HOME DETECTION TRAINING

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keywords: ministry of health, radon, lung cancer, prevention, building professionals, luxembourg. The Ministry of Health has initiated a training session on radon detection in housing for construction professionals. Radon is a natural radioactive gas from the soil. It can easily enter buildings and be in ambient air in varying concentrations. By breathing it, it can thus reach the bronchi and consequently cause irradiation of the pulmonary tissues. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after tobacco reminds the Minister. On June 29, 2007, the Ministry gave training at…

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LUXEMBOURG – OPEN DOOR AT DIEKIRCH MILITARY CENTER

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keywords: military center door open, diekirch, d’arméi, luxembourg. As the Army celebrates 50 years of voluntary military service in Luxembourg, the Diekirch Military Center opens its doors to the public on Sunday, July 09, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm. Throughout the day materials will be exhibited and demonstrations will be carried out according to the planing below. For safety reasons it is not advisable to come with a backpack and access by car to the “Härebierg” will be allowed only for people with reduced mobility. Demonstration program: 11.00-11.30…

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES FOR ILLEGAL DUMPING

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keywords: call to witnesses, construction waste, illegal dumping, pollution, fire risk, grand ducal police. The Grand Ducal Police is calling for witnesses after a new construction waste dumping on the edge of the “Homesbësch” forest in Itzig. After the previous illegal waste deposit the municipality had the place cleaned up. But a new dumping on the road that leads from Itzig to Sandweiler took place between 1 July 5:30pm and 02 July 5:00pm. Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact the Luxembourg Police Station at 4997-4500. Share this page…

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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 – A VOLUNTARY MILITARY SERVICE ATTRACTIVE

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keywords: voluntary military service, army, luxembourg. While Luxembourg Army is celebrating 50 years of voluntary military service this year, the government is trying to make the military career more attractive. For a long time poorly considered, the military career is increasingly considered by young people, rejuvenation of staff is under way. While the law of 28 June 1967 put an end to compulsory military service by introducing voluntary service, since that date more than 8,350 volunteer soldiers have joined the Army. In 1987, voluntary military service was opened to women….

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BETTEMBOURG – TRAIN TRAFFIC STOPPED ON SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

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keywords: suspicious package, train, bettembourg, luxembourg. 08:45 Police intervention in Bettembourg train station following the discovery of an abandoned parcel. The station is evacuated. The train traffic is suspended. 09:10 After the presence of a suspicious package (suitcase) on a train in Bettembourg,  train traffic is interrupted. Trains from Metz have a Thionville terminus. Replacement buses are being announced from Thionville to Luxembourg. 09:20 The owner of the forgotten suitcase contacted the CFL. End of intervention. False alert. Traffic is gradually resuming. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – FIREFIGHTERS HIRING AND NEW AMBULANCES

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keywords: cgdis, ambulances, firemen, luxembourg. In the context of the reform of the rescue services leading to the creation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) in 2018, Interior Minister Dan Kersch and the Administration of Rescue Services confirmed yesterday 29 June 2017 that the Fire and Ambulance Service of the City of Luxembourg and the Administration of the Rescue Services decided to acquire twelve new-generation ambulances. Moreover, after the recruitment of 22 new staff members during the last months within the Administration of the Rescue Services, 50 additional…

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – «BAMBESCH» PLAYGROUND CLOSED

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keywords: health luxembourg, eichenprozessionsspinner, oak processionary, bambësch, luxembourg. For precaution reasons the City of Luxembourg decided to temporarily close the “Bambësch” children’s playground due to the presence of oak processionaries (“Eichenprozessionsspinner”). If the oak processionaries can damage the trees by completely gnawing the foliage, the risks to health and hygiene for humans can not be neglected. Indeed, the caterpillars have many hollow hairs with barbs which are dispersed over long distances by air flows, especially in hot and dry weather, and which can penetrate the skin of humans or animals,…

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DEFENSE – LUXEMBOURG TO BUY TANKER-AIRCRAFTS

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keywords: defense, nato, tanker-transport aircrafts, brussels, luxembourg. At the initiative of Luxembourg and the Netherlands a memorandum of understanding for a European multinational fleet of Airbus tanker-transport aircrafts was signed in July 2016, ordering two Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircrafts, which should be delivered in 2020. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, Germany and Norway join the initiative, and at the same time the fleet goes from two to seven ordered aircrafts. The units will be delivered from 2020 onwards. Four will be stationed at Eindhoven airbase (the Netherlands), the…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER POLLUTION

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keywords: call to witnesses, building materials, pollution, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police is looking for the person who illegally dropped building materials in the “Homesbësch” forest in Itzig between the 23 June 2017 6.30pm and 24 June 2017 5:35pm. Policemen discovered wooden windows and doors, ceramic tiles and a large quantity of broken glass. Anyone with information on the person causing the observed pollution or have other relevant information is asked to contact the Luxembourg Police Station at 4997-4500. The Police also point out that the drop of cigarettes,…

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LUXEMBOURG – FOX SPREAD AND PUBLIC HEALTH RISK

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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. The fox can indeed transmit a parasitic disease: echinococcosis. Alveolar echinococcosis is a serious disease that develops slowly, mainly in the liver, over 15…

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LUXEMBOURG – FAKE POLICEMAN IN ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE

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keywords: call to vigilance, call to witnesses, fake police officer, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police warned the population on Wednesday afternoon of the presence of a fake Policeman in Esch-sur-Alzette who allegedly carried out a theft of money and jewellery on 08 June 2017 at an old lady home. The man spoke in French. A portrait of the fake Policeman was realized. The Police remind that any Policeman in Luxembourg speaks perfectly Luxemburgish and can identify himself. All relevant information in order to identify or locate the…

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COMMUTERS – SOME P+R BECOME PAY-PARKINGS ON CONDITIONS

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keywords: cross border workers, commuters, parking, luxembourg. The City of Luxembourg informs the road users that from Monday 3 July 2017 parking at the P+R Kockelscheuer and Luxembourg-Sud will be charged from the second day of parking. Thus, from the 25th hour of parking, the fare will be 10 € per day begun. These charges have proved their worth at P+R Bouillon and it has been decided to apply these same measures also to the P+R Kockelscheuer and Luxembourg-Sud, in order to promote the offer for commuters. Validation of the…

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RAIL LUXEMBOURG – WIFI IN ALL CFL TRAINS IN … 2023

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keywords: cross border workers, train, tram, cfl, luxembourg. With the constant increase in the number of cross-border workers and the increase in the resident population, the subject of mobility has become critical. And the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures is stepping up initiatives on all fronts to facilitate and increase transportation capacity. In particular with regard to railway mobility, the budget to be invested over the period 2013 and 2023 is EUR 3.8 billion, almost twice the budget of the years 2003 to 2013, ie EUR 1.3 billion. The…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES FOLLOWING ACCIDENT

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keywords: call to witnesses, accident, grand ducal police, luxembourg. On the night of 22 to 23 June around 3:00-3:30 occurred a road accident on ‘route de Thionville’ close to a gazoline station. The accident took place with pedestrians on the sidewalk (one was pushing a bike) and a car coming from the ‘place de la gare’ that would have hit the pedestrians for an unknown and unclear reason. The motorist stopped after the accident but, as there were no apparent damage, left the accident scene. The Police are looking for…

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ROAD SAFETY – CHILDREN BIKE HELMET NOT MANDATORY PART 2

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keywords: road safety, children, bicycle, helmet, petition, luxembourg. Road safety in Luxembourg is one of the government priorities with ambitious targets in terms of reducing the number of road victims, which are in the process of being achieved. That is why the unwillingness of the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures François Bausch to make the bicycle helmet for children mandatory made a big noise. Although responsibility for child safety rests primarily with their parents, such an obligation would have had the advantage of danger raising awareness. In a joint response…

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LUXEMBOURG – HIV TESTING NATIONAL WEEK

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keywords: hiv, testing, red cross, luxembourg. The HIV Red Cross Service, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, is organizing the Luxembourg national HIV testing week for the third consecutive year from 26 June to 30 June 2017. This week is an opportunity to remind people that HIV testing is the only way to know their HIV status, ie whether they were infected with HIV or not. Even though the number of deaths and contaminated by the virus is decreasing by 35%, the spread of the disease is not contained,…

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NATIONAL DAY – WHY THE AWACS IS FROM LUXEMBOURG

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keywords: national day luxembourg, military parade, awacs, nato, luxembourg. The military parade of the National Day last Friday impressed by its quality on the one hand and by the overflight by 2 times of an AWACS aircraft. And after the great success of this day, many have wondered how such a small country can have such a aircraft with the lion’s head. As soon as NATO’s first Boeing E-3A AWACS became operational in 1982, it was decided to register them in Luxembourg, since this country does not have any air…

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REFUGEES TEMPORARY RETURN TRIPS TO THEIR ORIGIN COUNTRIES?

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keywords: refugees, international protection seekers, luxembourg. According to the press of our neighbors, it seems that some refugees (international protection seekers) from war zones make temporary return trips to their origin country, while claiming that their lives were threatened there. It is this fact that MP Laurent Mosar (CSV) remind before asking the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs for the following questions: 1. Can the Minister confirm and, if so, how can this figure also be calculated in Luxembourg? 2. If so can the Minister inform me of his…

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Luxembourg urges Europe to oppose the cultivation of GMOs

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keywords: gmo, food safety, european commission, luxembourg. Luxembourg reiterates its traditional position of opposition to the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the Grand Duchy. Following a unanimous vote in the Parliamant on the rejection of transgenic maize cultivation, ministers Lydia Mutsch, Carole Dieschbourg and Fernand Etgen reiterate their firm commitment against any authorization for the cultivation of transgenic maize (genetically modified) in the Grand Duchy. Ministers addressed a letter to the European Commission confirming their rejection of the application for authorization to cultivate “1507” corn from DuPont/Pioneer and…

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LUXEMBOURG – NUMBER 8 INNOVATOR IN EUROPE

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keywords: innovation, europe, luxembourg. The European Commission has just published its 2017 edition of the “European Innovation Scoreboard”. Overall, the European Union’s innovation performance improved, partially catching up with the United States and Canada. Luxembourg ranks 8th, well above the European average. Luxembourg is described as a “strong innovator”. Thus, innovation performance improved by 1.4% compared to 2010. The Commission particularly mentions the attractiveness of the Luxembourg research system, calling it a European leader. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – HIGH RISKS OF FOREST FIRES

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keywords: ministry of sustainable development, environment department, forest fire, drought, luxembourg. While drought is raging in Luxembourg after the lack of rain in winter and spring, the Environment Department of the Ministry of Sustainable Development confirms the increased risk of forest fires in Luxembourg. According to its statement: “Due to the exceptionally high temperatures and the absence of precipitation, there is now an increased risk of forest fire, because a long period of drought makes the forest extremely flammable. Short periods of rain which are insufficient to humidify the soil…

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CESSANGE – SPEED REDUCED TO 30 KM/H IN RUE VERTE

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keywords: road safety, luxembourg. After passing part of the Grund to zone 30, in order to appease motorized traffic and increase safety for all road users, especially children, the City of Luxembourg has just established a zone 30 rue Verte in Cessange, along the elementary school, which is temporarily established there because of the renovation of the school buildings at rue de Cessange, as well as the church and the cemetery. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL DAY – AWACS AND C-130 OVERFLIGHT

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keywords: national day luxembourg, military parade, c-130, awacs. The Government is today communicating the details of the planning of the festivities on 22 and 23 June. At the time of the military parade avenue de la Liberté starting at 11:30 am and presided by HH Grand Duke Henri, the avenue will be overflown by a Lockheed Hercules C-130 piloted by a Luxembourger and an Awacs E-3A type, flying with the Luxembourg flag, closing the parade at around 1:00 pm. The Army Festival “Arméifest um Rousegäertchen” will start at 1:00 pm…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES

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keywords: call to witnesses, grand ducal police, video surveillance, luxembourg. The investigation of the Grand Ducal Police revealed that the man in the picture from the video surveillance images on 20 and 21 March 2017, made cash withdrawals by credit card following a card theft. These withdrawals were made at various ATMs in the area of the Luxembourg railway station. The Police ask for help from the population to determine the identity of the man. All relevant information about the person is to be reported to the Luxembourg Police Station…

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ELECTRIC CAR BATTERIES PRODUCTION IS POLLUTING BIG

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keywords: environment, electric car, luxembourg. Electric mobility is one of the pillars of the current government’s environmental policy. However, some negative aspects seem to be underestimated. According to a Swedish study, the production of electric car batteries for some models currently on the market would correspond to the pollution emitted by driving a thermal car for 8 years. This observation by MP Gusty Graas (DP) urged him to ask the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures if this could have an impact on the development of electric mobility in Luxembourg,…

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HEAT WAVE LUXEMBOURG – MOTORWAYS SPEED LIMIT LOWERED

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keywords: heat wave luxembourg, pollution, ozone, speed limit, luxembourg. The Automobile Club Luxembourg (ACL) informs that due to the temperature that should exceed 30°C today according to MeteoLux and the associated risks of pollution (especially ozone pollution) the speed limit on Luxembourg motorways is reduced to 90 km/h this Tuesday. This measure will likely be repeated in the coming days as a drop in temperatures is not expected until Friday. Ozone pollution is felt by the most fragile people who experience itching eyes and/or difficult breathing. Share this page with

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HEAT WAVE LUXEMBOURG – SURVEILLANCE VISITS REGISTRATION

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keywords: ministry of health, heat wave plan, luxembourg. The Ministry of Health reminds on Tuesday that the heat wave plan proposes to 75 years old people or older, living alone (or with an invalid person), with limited autonomy, poorly surrounded and without assistance from the dependency insurance, to register or to be registered to benefit from visits of monitoring and hydration assistance in case of high temperature. Visits are provided by a home help and care service in the event of a “heat warning” being triggered by the Ministry of…

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LUXEMBOURG AIRPORT – RUNWAY REHABILITATION IN 2019

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keywords: luxembourg-findel airport, rehabilitation manoeuvring area, luxembourg. The National Directorate of Roads and Bridges is today communicating the planning of the rehabilitation of the Luxembourg-Findel airport manoeuvring area, the area covering the runway and the taxiways (service lanes), as well as the security implementation in adjacent surfaces and safety areas at runway ends. The call for tenders is planned for 2018 so that work can start as early as spring 2019. As part of this rehabilitation and upgrading work, during the preparatory phases the runway will be closed between midnight and…

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ROAD SAFETY – BETWEEN LANES TRAFFIC AUTHORISED ?

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keywords: road safety, interchange traffic, motorcycles, motorcyclists, luxembourg. The road safety targets in Luxembourg are very ambitious. In line with the UN’s objectives in this subject, the first is to halve the number of road victims between 2016 and 2020. The next objective, which has already been validated, is to divide by two again this number between 2020 and 2030. Long time considered as a bad pupil of Europe in terms of road safety, the Grand Duchy multiplies initiatives. And motorcycle safety is an issue that is not forgotten. Whereas…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – HIGH TEMPERATURE ALL THE WEEK

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keywords: weather, temperature, drought, firefighters, luxembourg. It is a week of high temperature that will know Luxembourg from tomorrow Sunday on. MeteoLux forecasts up to 29°C tomorrow and a gradual rise until reaching 33°C on Tuesday before temperature coming down slightly for the rest of the week. While drought threatens Luxembourg after a rain deficit this winter and spring (April 2017 holds the record of lower rainfall according to MeteoLux) and that the Ministry of Sustainable Development issued in late May a call to save water, it is not the…

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LUXEMBOURG – GRAND DUCAL POLICE DAY

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keywords: police grand ducale, luxembourg. The Police Grand-Ducale communicates this Friday on the “Police Day” which will take place on Saturday 24 June 2017 (the day after the National Day) at the Walferdange Prince Henri Stadium. Free shuttles are available from the Bereldange P+R and the Henri Dunant Stadium in Beggen. Between 10:00 and 18:00 demonstrations will take place according to the following schedule: 10:00 opening of the stands 10:15 arrival of the cars in procession 10:45 Self Defense Club demonstration 11:15 dog-masters demonstration 11:45 official opening 12:15 helicopter landing…

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FRANCE->LUXEMBOURG BORDER – 11KMs TRAFFIC JAM

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Today is a public holiday in Germany (“Fronleichnam” or “Corpus Christi”), trucks heading to Germany and transit through Luxembourg are not allowed to ride/enter the Grand Duchy. The Police systematically stops the trucks in this situation causing a traffic jam at the france luxembourg border (Dudelange) of more than 11 kms at 2pm, one lane is closed. In a prevention role, the Grand Ducal Police have communicated widely on this prohibition and do so whenever necessary. Share this page with:

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ROAD SAFETY – GRAND DUCAL POLICE FOCUS ON PREVENTION

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keywords: road safety, ministry of sustainable development and infrastructure, grand ducal police, luxemburg. The accident on Saturday 10 June that saw 3 motorcyclists injured in a collision immediately triggered a reaction from Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures François Bausch who tweeted “This can not last, we need more Police controls” demanding more Police checks on the roads of the Grand Duchy. The spokesman of the Grand Ducal Police said that speed would be only one factor among others, so the Police seem to be more focused on prevention and maintain…

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LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL DAY – ARMEIFEST PUBLIC INVITATION

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keywords: national day luxembourg, arméifest um rousegäertchen, luxembourg. On Wednesday, the Army General Staff, on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Volunteering with the Army and in the framework of the 175th Anniversary of Military Music, communicates on the public invite by the Luxembourg Army to attend the “Arméifest um Rousegäertchen”. Organized at the Place des Martyrs in Luxembourg-Ville, this popular festival celebrates the anniversary of these two milestones in the history of the Luxembourg Army will take place at the end of the military parade that takes place…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES MISSING GIRL

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keywords: call to witness, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Since the 01.06.2017 the 16 year old LONGATTE Nathalie from Esch-sur-Alzette is missing. The minor was last seen a week ago in the east of the country. She is 1,65 m tall and of thin body, has an oval face and blue eyes, wearing short, black-red hair. All pertinent information is to report to Esch/Alzette Police station dialling 4997-5500 or 113. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – NEW CHINESE AIR CARGO COMPANY TO FINDEL

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keywords: air transport, cargo companies, airport luxembourg-findel, security. During the official visit of Prime Minister Bettel to China a joint venture agreement was signed which will see the arrival of a new air cargo company at Findel. The attractiveness of the Luxembourg airport is a no brainer as some cargo companies leave the Brussels-Zaventem airport. Henan Cargo Airlines is now 75% owned by Henan Airport Group and Xinggang Investment Group Company and 25% by Cargolux (a $77 million investment by the Luxembourg company). Its first flights will arrive at Findel…

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LUXEMBOURG – PICKPOCKETS HAVE A NEW TECHNIQUE

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keywords: pickpockets, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police warns the population on Monday against a new technique of pickpockets which consists of making a physical contact like hugging them so as to then steal their valuables. The targeted people are mostly drunk people. Police therefore advise not to allow physical contact with strangers. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE CALL TO WITNESSES AFTER THEFT

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keywords: call to witnesses, grand-ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police is asking for help from the population in order to obtain information about the woman who appears in the photos. As part of a credit card theft and cash withdrawals thereafter, the Police search for people who have relevant information about the identity or the whereabouts of that woman. All relevant information should be sent to the Luxembourg City Police Station at 4997-4500. Share this page with:

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BGL BNP PARIBAS – INTERNATIONAL HACKATHON STARTS

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keywords: bnp paribas group, international hackathon, luxembourg. The 3rd international hackathon started in a relaxed atmosphere in Luxembourg yesterday Friday at 6 pm. While in recent weeks the Luxembourg banking sector was in a state of disrepair and trade union talks stalled, it has not been the case since yesterday at the head office of BGL BNP PARIBAS in Kirchberg where the Luxembourg part of the BNP PARIBAS Group international competition in a good-natured atmosphere. This hackathon, a computer development marathon, takes place simultaneously in 10 cities (Paris, Brussels, San…

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PRIME MINISTER BETTEL IN OFFICIAL VISIT TO CHINA

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keywords: relations chine luxembourg, premier bettel, luxembourg. The Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Li Keqiang, invites Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, accompanied by the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure François Bausch and Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna in an official visit to the People’s Republic of China From June 11 to 14, 2017. They will travel to Beijing on June 11, 12 and June 14 and Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province, on June 13, 2017.As part of his official visit, the Head of Government of Luxembourg will…

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LUXEMBOURG – CHARGY CHARGER NETWORK ACTIVATED

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keywords: electric cars, renewable energy, chargy, luxembourg. The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure is multiplying initiatives to promote mobility in the country. The development of the electric car is one of them. Besides the price of the models proposed which is today a limit to its generalization, the lack of charging points also slows its development. Since 2 June 2017, the network of public chargers for electric cars and hybrid plug-in cars in Luxembourg, called Chargy, is operational. Some twenty terminals have been installed throughout the country. It is planned that…

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LUXEMBOURG DROUGHT – IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LOSS

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keywords: drought, agriculture, ministry of the environment, luxembourg. Minister of the Environment Carole Dieschbourg gives an update on the impact of the drought that Luxembourg has been experiencing for several months due to the low winter rainfall and late spring frosts. It appears that Luxembourg’s agriculture is particularly affected and as such confirms the strong call of vigilance that its Ministry jointly with that of Sustainable Development issued on 31 May. The Minister provides in detail: Agriculture • Permanent grasslands: losses are very high. The first cut representing 40% of the…

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Luxembourg asks EU for reopening infringement procedure against Germany

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keywords: german highway, toll, maut, germany, luxembourg. The Ministry of Sustainable Development issues a statement this Thursday morning asking the European Union to reopen its investigation procedure against the introduction of a toll on the German motorways for light vehicles which would then be compensated for the only German taxpayers. Austria and the Netherlands join Luxembourg in this statement. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – BANKS RESULTS ARE INCREASING BIG

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keywords: banks, cssf, luxembourg. The Financial Sector Supervisory Commission (CSSF) publishes Wednesday the banks results of the Luxembourg Place in the first 3 months of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016. The result, before provisions, increased by 7.3%. Personnel costs increased by only 0.9% year-on-year. These figures are published during negotiations on the new banking collective agreement and a few days after protest pickets in the face of the ABBL’s wish not to pay the economic bonus (also known as the “June bonus”). Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL DAY – PUBLIC INVITATION OPEN

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keywords: national day, 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. An official ceremony will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 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 corps accredited to the Luxembourg Head of State. The government…

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LUXEMBOURG – A NEW AVIAN FLU CASE CONFIRMED IN MERSCH

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keywords: avian influenza, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture confirms Tuesday the presence of a new case of avian flu in Luxembourg. This case is to add to the previous three cases of avian flu confirmed last week in amateur farms. The Ministry indicates that the new outbreak was found in a poultry farm in Rollingen/Mersch. All poultry present were euthanized. The precautionary measures are as follows: “In order to avoid an extension of the disease to other farms, all transport of live poultry and any exposure of poultry…

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NOx EMISSIONS – NEW AUDI MODELS CHEAT ON HOMOLOGATION

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keywords: diesel emissions scandal, audi, defeat device, luxembourg. Sustainable Development and Infrastructure Minister François Bausch learned at the 2017 International Transport Forum Summit held in Leipzig from 31 May to 2 June that following tests conducted by the Kraftfahrtbundesamt (KBA) it appears that other Audi models would be equipped with a defeat device, in order to reduce NOx emissions (nitrogen oxides) during the homologation tests. According to the KBA, these are the Audi A7 and A8 (EURO5) models, equipped with a V6 TDI engine and the AL551 gearbox and the Audi…

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LUXEMBOURG – AVIAN FLU DETECTED IN THREE FARMS

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keywords: avian influenza, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture reports that on 2 June 2017, the avian influenza virus has been confirmed in 3 poultry farms in Keispelt, Niederfeulen and Schrassig. These are 3 amateur farms in which all the poultry present were euthanized. In order to limit an extension of the disease to other farms, all transport of live poultry and any exposure of poultry are prohibited for one week. It is recommended that poultry be kept indoors. All feeding and watering must be done inside the buildings. Any…

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LUXEMBOURG – END OF SOCIAL DUMPING IN TRANSPORT?

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keywords: social dumping, road transport, treaty of liege, benelux, luxembourg. The road freight and passenger transportation sector is highly competitive. On our roads and motorways are trucks belonging to foreign companies that do not respect national social standards and are regularly accused of unfair competition due to social dumping. It is in this context that the Treaty of Liège entered into force on 1 June 2017, which provides that the inspection services of the three Benelux countries shall jointly control the transport of goods and passengers. The objective of these checks…

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LUXEMBOURG – GRAND DUCAL POLICE CALL FOR ASSISTANCE

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keywords: call to witnesses, pickpockets, video surveillance, grand ducal police, luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Police call for assistance on Thursday to identify two pickpockets that allegedly plagued the Belle Etoile shopping center in Bertrange-Luxembourg on Saturday 25/03/2017 from 17:45 in a clothing store, and reportedly stole a wallet. Immediately after the theft at 5:52 pm, several attempts to withdraw money with the stolen bank cards happened at the Raiffeisen bank’s ATM in route d’Arlon, the same women on the CCTV photos as in the shopping center. All information on the identity of the…

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CATTENOM – FIREFIGHTERS INTERVENTION AFTER SMOKE ALERT

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keywords: cattenom, nuclear power station, firemen, france. EDF, which operates the Cattenom Nuclear Power Plant, communicates this morning on the intervention of French firefighters and the absence of any risk on the safety of the installation: “On Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 9:00 am, a fire alarm was detected in the Nuclear Auxiliary building of production unit No. 2, currently in operation. EDF teams immediately went to the site to carry out the first gestures And confirmed the release of smoke, the firefighters were called in accordance with our procedures….

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LUXEMBOURG – WATER RESERVES EXCEEDING 2006 AND 2012

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keywords: ministry sustainable development, drought, luxembourg. Yesterday’s call from the Ministry of Sustainable Development to save water makes a big noise. So much so that we can wonder whether the situation of the groundwater in Luxembourg is as worrying as the authorities seem to assert. The Water Management Administration has published the chart above which shows the historical development of one of the country’s main drinking water reserves, the Kripsweiren. At present, groundwater reserves are still above their 2006 and 2012 levels, which were at critical levels. However, the Administration states…

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LUXEMBOURG – CRYPTOCURRENCY AT CENTRAL BANK SOON ?

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keywords: cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, central bank luxembourg. Interest in cryptocurrencies is growing throughout the world. First of all by the “geeks” who see them as a great success of financial technology (FinTech). Secondly, by those who wish to make payments outside the usual financial circuits in order to limit their traceability. Finally, in order to safeguard its assets (and even the financial system as a whole) after the risks generated by the 2008 crisis on the global banking system based on the centralization of the issuance and control of the currency. The Bitcoin…

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LUXEMBOURG – SAFETY WARNING ON HAND SPINNERS

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keywords: hand spinner, safety, security, customs, luxembourg. On Wednesday morning, the Luxembourg Government is releasing a warning issued by the Luxembourg Institute for Standardization, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS) concerning the now famous “hand spinners”. The institute warns the public against the lack of compliance to toy-specific standards on many of these little toys that are popular with children (and sometimes also with adults). It is necessary that the “CE” mark is present on the packaging, proof of compliance with the safety standards set up by the European…

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LUXEMBOURG DROUGHT – MINISTER CALLS TO SAVE WATER

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keywords: ministry sustainable development, drought, luxembourg. The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure calls for saving water. After the heat of the last few days in Luxembourg and the light rains this spring, the Ministry is taking the lead to anticipate a possible water shortage this summer if the rain is not there by then. Share this page with:

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BANKS – EMPLOYEES PROTEST AT BGL BNP PARIBAS

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keywords: bgl bnp paribas, collective agreement, banks luxembourg. At the call of the main trade unions of Luxembourg banking sector, BGL BNP PARIBAS bank will know a “picket of protest” at the foot of one of its head office buildings in Kirchberg in front of the hospital on Thursday 01 June 2017 from 11:30 to 12:00. The ALEBA, OGB-L and LCGB-SESF unions refuse the decision of the bank’s management not to pay the “conjuncture bonus” issued in June of each year as stipulated in the collective agreement. Negotiations on the new…

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MINISTER ASSELBORN IN INDONESIA PROMOTES EMERGENCY.LU

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keywords: jean asselborn, diplomatic visit, indonesia, emergency.lu, luxembourg. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn was in a working visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, from 29 to 30 May at the invitation of his Indonesian counterpart, Minister Retno Marsudi. At the end of these two days, Luxembourg Government states that “During his meeting, Minister Asselborn presented the satellite telecommunication platform emergency.lu, which can be deployed by air in the event of a humanitarian or natural disaster. Public-private partnership, based on Luxembourg know-how and skills, emergency.lu could prove to be of particular…

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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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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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