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Roaming downtime hits customers on Three in Europe

Added: 17.08.2017 16:40 | 17 views | 0 comments

Customers travelling in France, Portugal and Luxembourg have experienced downtime, the network says.


[Ticker] Czech Republic files lawsuit against EU gun control rules

Added: 10.08.2017 7:15 | 11 views | 0 comments

The Czech Republic filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice on Wednesday to stop a revised EU directive, restricting firearms possession, from entering into force. "Banning legally-held weapons has no connection with the fight against terrorism," Czech interior minister Milan Chovanec said in a statement. The and passed the directive in spring despite the Czech Republic, Luxembourg and Poland opposing it.

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EU agencies relocation race starts with 23 cities

Added: 01.08.2017 16:05 | 11 views | 0 comments

Cities from 21 countries have applied to host the two London-based EU agencies, which will have to be relocated after Brexit, with Luxembourg throwing its hat in for the banking authority.

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'It's a British commitment' Luxembourg PM threatens UK with £50BILLION Brexit divorce bill

Added: 30.07.2017 3:55 | 21 views | 0 comments

LUXEMBOURG’S prime minister has said Britain may have to pay a massive £50billion divorce bill, citing Margaret Thatcher’s famous 1980s battle with the European Union.


[Ticker] Werner Hoyer re-appointed as EU investment bank chief

Added: 27.07.2017 7:57 | 15 views | 0 comments

Werner Hoyer, a former German liberal MP, was re-appointed on Thursday as president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for six years, with his new mandate starting on 1 January 2018. The Luxembourg-based bank, which helps fund projects, is in charge of the Juncker investment plan, as well as supporting investments outside the EU, for instance in Ukraine or Africa.

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World Briefs: EU rejects refugee relocation challenge

Added: 26.07.2017 22:00 | 20 views | 0 comments

July 27, 2017 5:00 AM
LUXEMBOURG • The top European Union court's adviser yesterday dismissed a challenge brought by Slovakia and Hungary against the obligatory relocation of refugees across the bloc, dealing a blow to the easterners' migration battles that have upset their EU peers.


[Ticker] EU judges rule to keep Hamas funds frozen

Added: 26.07.2017 9:24 | 10 views | 0 comments

The EU court in Luxembourg has set aside a previous judgment from 2014, which said that Hamas, a Palestinian militant group, should not be designated as a terrorist entity and should have its funds unfrozen. The 2014 ruling said the EU had wrongly listed Hamas on the basis of media reports, but Wednesday's verdict said member states were entitled to use outside sources as well as their own information.

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Estonia to open world's first 'data embassy'

Added: 16.07.2017 22:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

July 17, 2017 5:00 AM
TALLINN • Cyber-savvy Estonia has taken yet another step forward in global technology - the small Baltic state is set to open the world's first "data embassy" in Luxembourg early next year.


Confident Cilic eyes first Wimbledon final

Added: 12.07.2017 20:13 | 16 views | 0 comments

Croatian Marin Cilic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time with a five-set win over Luxembourg's Gilles Muller on Wednesday and said he now had real belief in his ability to go all the way.


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