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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SECURITY JOBS – CATTENOM POWER PLANT RECRUITS SECURITY AGENT

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keywords: security agents, recruitment, cattenom nuclear power plant, greater region luxembourg. The Cattenom EDF nuclear power station is looking for a security agent on an alternation-type contract (apprenticeship) with immediate start. The missions of the security officer at the Cattenom nuclear power plant   The safety agent will be responsible for: – Site monitoring – Ensure in all circumstances, the integrity of the site and the protection of the CNPE against intrusions and malicious acts – Ensure access controls (input-output) and if necessary on the site, on people, goods, vehicles,…

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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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Road safety Luxembourg – Speed marathon 2018 with police checks

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keywords: speed marathon, speed checks, road safety, traffic police, luxembourg. The “Speed ​​Marathon” 2018 for its fourth edition will take place on Wednesday 18th April. A “speed marathon” is a period of 24 hours during which the police of 18 countries of the European Union control at the same time the motorists of the 18 countries. This fourth edition of the “speed marathon” will start on Thursday at 6:00 am and finish the next day at the same time. Police Luxembourg in its role of prevention and awareness informs of 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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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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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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