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[Ticker] Luxembourg speaks out in support of Palestinian state

Added: 17.01.2018 8:22 | 2 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 10:32 | 2 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 9:37 | 2 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.

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[Ticker] Luxleaks whistleblower wins French appeal

Added: 11.01.2018 8:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

A French 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 10:23 | 3 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.

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Bitcoin plunges below $13,000, heads for worst week since 2013

Added: 22.12.2017 12:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Bitcoin plunged below $13,000 on Friday after losing around a third of its value in just five days, with the digital currency on track for its worst week since 2013 after a blistering ascent to a peak close to $20,000 on Sunday. The biggest and best-known cryptocurrency had seen a staggering twentyfold increase since the start of the year, climbing from less than $1,000 to as high as $19,666 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange on Sunday and to over $20,000 on other exchanges. It fell to as low as $12,560 on Bitstamp, marking a fall of almost 20 percent on the day.

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EU deems Uber a transportation firm

Added: 20.12.2017 21:13 | 1 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.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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

Added: 20.12.2017 10:05 | 1 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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Uber should be regulated like a taxi company not a tech firm, court rules

Added: 20.12.2017 10:03 | 1 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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