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[Ticker] Luxembourg speaks out in support of Palestinian state

Added: 17.01.2018 2:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Luxembourg foreign minister Jean Asselborn has urged European recognition of Palestine as a state. Speaking to the he said: "We Europeans have to show that even the Palestinians have a right to their own state." Asselborn regretted there is currently no common EU position on Palestine, saying that "if France went ahead with the recognition of Palestine, more states would follow, including Luxembourg".

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LuxLeaks whistleblower Deltour acquitted by Luxembourg court

Added: 12.01.2018 5:32 | 5 views | 0 comments

The court confirmed a sentence of €1,000 fine for Deltour's fellow leaker Raphael Halet, raising pressure on the European Commission to come forward with proposals to protect whistleblowers.

Luxembourg court overturns verdict against Luxleaks whistleblower

Added: 11.01.2018 4:37 | 4 views | 0 comments

A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned the verdict against a "Luxleaks" whistleblower who was convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.


[Ticker] Luxleaks whistleblower wins appeal

Added: 11.01.2018 3:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

A Luxembourg appeals court has overturned a previous verdict to fine and put on probation Luxleaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour, but upheld a similar one against his former colleague Raphael Halet. The decisions, on Thursday, are subject to further appeals. The two men, who used to work for accountancy firm PwC, were accused of stealing documents from their employer in 2014 to lift the lid on Luxembourg tax deals with multinationals.

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Flybe extends Manchester-Luxembourg route into next summer

Added: 29.12.2017 5:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

Flybe has today announced it will continue to operate its Manchester to Luxembourg service as part of its 2018 summer schedule. The evening flights will operate up to six times and are currently available to book through to July 1st.


EU deems Uber a transportation firm

Added: 20.12.2017 16:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

December 21, 2017 5:00 AM
LUXEMBOURG • The European Union's top court ruled yesterday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.


Uber should be regulated like a taxi company not a tech firm, court rules

Added: 20.12.2017 5:24 | 4 views | 0 comments

The ruling Wednesday by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice stems from a complaint by a Barcelona taxi drivers association.

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Top EU court to rule on whether Uber is an app, or an ordinary taxi company fit for regulation

Added: 19.12.2017 20:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

December 20, 2017 9:40 AM
LUXEMBOURG (AFP) - The EU's top court will decide on Wednesday (Dec 20) if ride-hailing app Uber is an ordinary taxi company and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.


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