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One dead, several hurt in Luxembourg train crash: police

14 February 2017 | 0 comments

A passenger train and a freight train collided in Luxembourg on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring several more, police said.The passenger service from Thionville in northeast France hit the goods...

Luxembourg prosecutes unknown person in VW scandal

7 February 2017 | 0 comments

Luxembourg has filed a criminal case against an unknown person in an unusual step related to the Volkswagen "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.The duchy insisted that it was the victim of the row,...

America first, Europe second: Spoof videos vie for Trump's attention

3 February 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch TV show's comic message introducing the Netherlands to Donald Trump spawned a series of copycat spoofs around Europe clamouring 'to be second' instead after Trump's vow to make America first.

France's Hollande says Trump pressure on EU 'unacceptable'

3 February 2017 | 0 comments

French President Francois Hollande on Friday criticised "unacceptable" pressure on the European Union from his US counterpart Donald Trump, who has predicted a break-up of the bloc. "It is unacceptable...

Europe needs to do better to boost its economy

2 February 2017 | 0 comments

Removing threats and creating security must be a priority in 2017, says the European Economic and Social Committee, as well as putting people's welfare at the core of policies.

The world's cities: vital, but fragile

27 January 2017 | 0 comments

They may be richer and more numerous than ever, but the world's urban dwellers can be forgiven a sense of dread as threats pile up from climate change, terrorism and anarchic growth.

Merkel warns 'eternal' US-EU ties not guaranteed

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the EU Thursday it should not rely on "eternal" US support, as concern grows in Europe about Donald Trump's commitment to transatlantic ties.Merkel, who faced a...

Merkel urges EU to stay united on Brexit

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday told the European Union it must keep a united front in negotiations with Britain over its exit from the bloc."We are absolutely in agreement that we cannot...

LuxLeaks whistleblowers to hear appeal result March 15

9 January 2017 | 0 comments

A Luxembourg court will hand down its decision in an appeal by two whistleblowers in the "Luxleaks" tax scandal on March 15, the head judge said Monday.Former PricewaterhouseCoopers employee Antoine Deltour...

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3 January 2017 | 0 comments

The number of expatriates increases every year. Expat forum Expatica wants to find out who make up this expat network and how we can improve current services for them. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher.

Prosecutors recommend reduced sentences for LuxLeaks whistleblowers

19 December 2016 | 0 comments

Prosecutors on Monday recommended reduced sentences for two whistleblowers in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal during closing arguments at an appeal trial in Luxembourg.The court was asked that former PricewaterhouseCoopers...

LuxLeaks whistleblowers appeal jail sentences

12 December 2016 | 0 comments

Two whistleblowers and an investigative reporter in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal return to court on Monday for leaking thousands of documents that exposed Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for major international...

McDonald's moves non-US tax HQ to Britain from Luxembourg

8 December 2016 | 0 comments

McDonald's will move fiscal headquarters for the majority of its non-US operations to Britain, it said Thursday, following an EU crackdown on tax deals struck by multinationals including the fast-food...

McDonald's moves non-US tax HQ to Britain from Luxembourg

8 December 2016 | 0 comments

McDonald's said Thursday it will shift its fiscal headquarters for the majority of non-US operations to Britain following an EU crackdown on the fast-food giant's tax benefits from Luxembourg.McDonald's...

Erdogan says Turkey has 'many other alternatives' to EU

29 November 2016 | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said his country has not yet given up on its ambition to join the European Union but has "many other alternatives" if the stalled process goes nowhere."We...



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