Luxembourg

Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel addresses media representatives as he arrives on the second day of a European Union (EU) summit at The European Council Building in Brussels on October 22, 2021. (Photo by JOHANNA GERON / POOL / AFP)

Luxembourg PM admits faults in thesis plagiarism row

Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Wednesday admitted he should have acted "differently" after accusations he plagiarised swathes of his university thesis.
3 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 25, 2021 Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel talks to journalists as he arrives on the second day of a European Union (EU) summit at The European Council Building in Brussels. - Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is self-isolating for 10 days after testing positive for Covid shortly after a European Union summit, his office said June 27, 2021. But none of the other 26 EU leaders who attended the Brussels summit Thursday and Friday is considered a contact case, a statement said. (Photo by Olivier Matthys / POOL / AFP)

Luxembourg PM ‘serious but stable’ with Covid

Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is in "serious but stable" condition with Covid-19 and will stay in hospital for two to four more days, his government said Monday.
3 years ago
Luxembourg's striker Gerson Rodrigues (2L) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 group A qualification football match between Ireland and Luxembourg at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on March 27, 2021. CLODAGH KILCOYNE / POOL / AFP

Rodrigues strikes for Luxembourg in shock win at Ireland

The Republic of Ireland fell to a shock 1-0 defeat by minnows Luxembourg in their 2022 World Cup qualifier in Dublin on Saturday.
3 years ago
A woman wearing a protective mask is pictured reflected on a window in Stockholm, Sweden, where primary schools, restaurants and bars are open and people encouraged to go outside for a nip of air, while the rest of Europe is in lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, on March 24, 2020. - The country's milder tone and measures are in stark contrast to the increasingly alarmist cries from many other countries and international agencies, and have sparked a heated debate in the country about whether Sweden is doing the right thing. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

Coronavirus: Main measures taken in Europe

A roundup of the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. Citizens have been obliged to stay at home in Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg
4 years ago
People get off a tramway in Luxembourg as the country inaugurates its free public transports policy on February 29, 2020. - Luxembourg has become the first country in the world on February 29, 2020 to offer a free public transport system as the government tries to reduce particularly dense car traffic. Some cities have already taken similar partial measures but the transport ministry said it was the first time such a decision would cover an entire country. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Luxembourg becomes first country with free public transport

Luxembourg on Saturday became the first country in the world to offer free public transport, as the small and wealthy EU country tries to help less-well-off workers
4 years ago
This screengrab taken on September 30, 2019, from an image on the official Twitter account of France's Marine Nationale, shows an aerial view of an inflatable rescue dinghy from the vessel 'Bourbon Rhode' at an undisclosed location at sea on September 28, 2019. - The Bourbon Rhode, a tug flying the Luxembourg flag, sank in the Atlantic after being inundated with water on September 26, 2019, while close to a category 4 hurricane. Three crew members were found on September 28, aboard a liferaft by rescue teams from a commercial vessel which was diverted to rescue them by authorities. The search carried out by the Regional Operational Centre for Surveillance and Rescue (Cross) West Indies-Guyana and the French Navy to find the 11 crew members "continues to be carried out", the statement said. (Photo by HO / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / MARINE NATIONALE TWITTER ACCOUNT" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Four dead, seven still missing from sunken ship in Atlantic

The bodies of three crew members have been recovered from the Atlantic after a supply vessel operated by a French oil services group sank in hurricane conditions, bringing the death toll to
5 years ago
A picture taken on August 10, 2019 in Bascharage shows the damages after a tornado ripped across the southern part of Luxembourg. (Photo by ANTHONY DEHEZ / BELGA / AFP) / Belgium OUT

Luxembourg clears up after tornado

Luxembourg began clear-up operations on Saturday after a violent tornado ripped through the tiny state's southwest, causing serious damage to dozens of homes and injuring 19 people.
5 years ago
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We will not underrate Luxembourg, says Yusuf

Super Eagles’ Interim Coach, Salisu Yusuf, believes there are no more minnows in international football hence his wards will approach today’s friendly against Luxembourg as if it were the World...
8 years ago