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25 Oct
Luxembourg joins only two other countries and a handful of US states in decriminalizing the cultivation of cannabis for recreational use. However, Germany may not be far behind.
17 Mar 2021
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
29 Apr 2020
France, Denmark and Poland are refusing to let companies registered in offshore tax havens access financial aid from coronavirus bailout packages. But Ireland, the UK, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have other ideas.
18 Apr 2020
Germany is following Luxembourg's lead and plans to take in refugee children from Greece. How are cities like Berlin and the agencies that will accommodate these badly shaken boys and girls preparing?
17 Mar 2020
German authorities have decided to reimpose controls on the nation's borders with France, Austria, Denmark, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Commuters would still be allowed to travel. Follow DW for the latest.
5 Mar 2020
Luxembourg has abolished fares for all standard-class journeys on trains, trams and buses in what the government of the tiny European nation said was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners.⁣
2 Mar 2020
Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to provide public transport for free. The small EU hub aims to boost tram, train and bus usage and rid itself of traffic jams blamed on commuters using private cars.
22 Feb 2020
A far cry from big multinationals, banks and international institutions, craftsmanship is also carving out a name for itself in Luxembourg. One name stands out: small company Gold & Wood, which specializes in luxury, manufactures and sells wooden glasses frames.
13 Aug 2019
Hundreds of emergency workers and volunteers have been cleaning up after the twister left a "swathe of desolation" over a large area of Luxembourg. Victims may apply for government aid for the damage.
14 Jul 2019
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna discusses the goals of the AIIB meeting, growth in the Eurozone, the global manufacturing cycle, the next IMF chief and Fed policy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe” on the sidelines of the AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg.
10 Jun 2017
Dick Advocaat praised the Netherlands' 5-0 win over Luxembourg in their World Cup qualifier as a 'real team performance'.

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